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Paint your own cookies for dad

Paint your own cookies for dad

Local entrepreneur and food decorator Michelle Ingalls will present a Father’s Day Cookie Decorating Class 4-6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at..

Girl helps save family from fire

Girl helps save family from fire

Second grader Monibelle Townsend, 7, was one of dozens of students at Desert View Elementary who last month were taught fire safety skills..

Treating injuries out on the trail

Treating injuries out on the trail

The Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) hosts a Wilderness First Aid course, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 9-10 at the North Mountain..

Two health-focused shops in one stop

Two health-focused shops in one stop

The Drip Room hopes to work its way into the veins of the North Central Phoenix community with the opening of its second Valley location at..

Blood drives held on June 11

Blood drives held on June 11

The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer. Around Memorial..

New rules enacted for ‘sober living’ homes

New rules enacted for ‘sober living’ homes

Sober living homes are a growing business in the Valley of the Sun, and with little regulation imposed by the city of Phoenix, residents..

Therapy customized to your child’s needs

Therapy customized to your child’s needs

Children who have social, emotional or learning challenges hear the word “therapy” and run for cover. Oftentimes, so do their parents...

Fire ban regulations for preserves in effect

Fire ban regulations for preserves in effect

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department has initiated its summer ban of open fires in the city’s desert and mountain preserves. In..

Rehab Burger Therapy opens in Central Phoenix

Rehab Burger Therapy opens in Central Phoenix

Founded on the idea that it’s actually therapeutic to slow down and celebrate life’s simple pleasures, Rehab Burger Therapy served up..

Kiwanis spread the love—and the funds

Kiwanis spread the love—and the funds

The North Phoenix Kiwanis Club on May 3 conducted its annual distribution of funds to area nonprofits, school-based groups, and other..

Free summer food for kids

Free summer food for kids

For many struggling families, summertime poses a critical health issue for their children. During the school year, children from low-income..

Don’t leave kids, pets in hot cars

Don’t leave kids, pets in hot cars

This year, the “Don’t Leave Me Behind” vehicular heatstroke awareness campaign is kicking off with new partners to help spread this..

Changes coming to Phoenix City Council

Changes coming to Phoenix City Council

Get ready for some anticipated changes to the city’s mayor and council seats. Mayor Greg Stanton officially stepped down on May 29,..

New eatery can fit any dietary need

New eatery can fit any dietary need

Original ChopShop, a Phoenix-based neighborhood eatery, opened its eighth restaurant last month at 4503 N. 32nd St. Founders and Arcadia..

Fried, fizzy—and a little jazzy

Fried, fizzy—and a little jazzy

If the culinary combination of fried chicken and champagne wasn’t good enough, how about adding in some jazz, too? That’s exactly what..

Downtown tavern has good food, atmosphere

Downtown tavern has good food, atmosphere

Neighborhood hospitality group Genuine Concepts has brought affordable comfort food in a casual setting to The Downtown Deli Tavern,..

Dads treated like a king at Gallagher’s

Dads treated like a king at Gallagher’s

Gallagher’s, a family-owned and operated business for the last 30-plus years, invites you to bring your own family to celebrate Dad on..

AZ flavors, history-makers, in cookbook

AZ flavors, history-makers, in cookbook

Arizona history and favorite recipes come together in a new 216-page, hard-cover book, “Tastes & Treasures II: A Storytelling..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘The Greatest Show’ Dancers Domain 6:30 p.m. June 5-6 Herberger Theater 222 E. Monroe 602-252-8497 Come see Dancers Domain students..

‘Family-style’ meals for adult fun only

‘Family-style’ meals for adult fun only

Beckett’s Table, 3717 E. Indian School Road, invites guests to unwind from the stresses of being a “grown-up” at the returning..

Summer reading fun returns to libraries

Summer reading fun returns to libraries

Help your kids keep the summer learning loss at bay with assistance from the Phoenix Public Library. Kids, teens and adults can participate..

Summer programs at Japanese garden

Summer programs at Japanese garden

The Valley of the Sun will be hot this summer, but the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix will continue to provide an oasis downtown...

Recognizing a ‘good neighbor’

Recognizing a ‘good neighbor’

Michael Anderson is well known in his Coronado neighborhood for being the guy who will lend a hand to pick up trash in the alleys, help a..

Young cat ready to be pampered

Young cat ready to be pampered

As beautiful and captivating as the galaxy she is named after, Andromeda lives up to such a name. Brought to the Arizona Humane Society as..

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