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Phoenix: Most Popular Articles

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Seahawks and Patriots Pack Their Bags for a...
Super Bowl XLIX (49) will be played in Glendale, AZ near Phoenix, in 2015. Find out where it is, how to get there, where to stay, and how to get tickets.
Everything You Need to Know About Craigslist...
Should people use phoenix craigslist to advertise merchandise and services? Get the basics and a few of my warnings about using craigslist in Phoenix.
20 Must-See Destinations in Phoenix
Whether you're a local or a visitor, there are certain activities and destinations in the Phoenix area that must be on your bucket list. Here are 20 places to start.
The Super Bowl isn't Just About Football. It's...
Here are some of the special activities, events festivities going on prior to Super Bowl Sunday in the Phoenix area. Some are even free to attend!
Look Up! Hot Air Balloons Take Flight in Phoenix
The Arizona Balloon Classic is a balloon festival in Phoenix. Get the schedule, prices, see photos and read my tips for attending.
What's the Weather Like in Phoenix?
What is Phoenix weather like? See the average monthly temperatures as well as average rainfall and record high and low temperatures fro each month.
Find Things to Do and See in Phoenix in February
Annual festivals and events calendar for the month of February in the Phoenix area. Includes events and activities in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Peoria, Glendale and other area communities.
Where Are the 2015 Pro Bowl and Super Bowl...
Events leading up to Super Bowl 49 (2015) in Arizona and where they will be held.
Greater Phoenix Celebrates Diversity and MLK, Jr.
Dinners, walks, service projects and events in the Greater Phoenix area in 2015 celebrating diversity and Martin Luther King Day.
Your Go-To Guide For January Events in Phoenix
Your resource for all the annual festivals and events held during January in the Phoenix area. Includes events in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Peoria, Glendale and other area communities.
Retail Sales Tax Rates For Phoenix, Scottsdale...
Find the current sales tax rates for all the cities in the Greater Phoenix area, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale and others.
How Much is Sales Tax in Arizona?
Sales tax in Arizona varies from city to city. Here are the sales tax rates for cities in Maricopa County, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, Glendale, Tempe, Gilbert.
The Guide: Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction...
Each January the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction attracts thousand of visitors from all over the globe. Get the current dates, schedule, directions, tips and see photos.
One Week Before Super Bowl, It's Pro Bowl 2015
The 2015 Pro Bowl will be played in Glendale, AZ near Phoenix, one week before the Super Bowl. Find out where it is, how to get there, where to stay, and how to get tickets.
15+ Things To Do In Phoenix This Weekend
Looking for something to do in Phoenix, AZ this weekend? I have the list! Community performances, fundraisers, workshops and activities for all ages.
Metro Phoenix: Best Free Things To Do and See
You don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy yourself in Arizona. Here's a list of some of my favorite free things to do and see in the Greater Phoenix area.
Your Guide to the Best March Events in the...
Your resource for annual festivals and events held during the month of March in the Phoenix area. Includes events for activities in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Peoria, Glendale and other area communities.
Map of Phoenix METRO Light Rail Stations -...
See a zoomable map of the Phoenix light rail stations, and places of interest that are within walking distance of the stations.
Everything You Need to Know about Child...
Here is what you need to know about the Arizona law that requires children in vehicles to be in car seats or booster seats, including tips and resources for buying car seats.
Which Chile Peppers are Which?
Are serrano peppers hot? Yes! Learn more about serrano chile peppers, commonly used in Southwestern cooking, and see a picture. Page 6.
Super Bowl Fans: When You're Not at the Game,...
If you are visiting the Phoenix area for the Super Bowl or Pro Bowl, this is your ultimate guide to what to do and see besides those football games.
White Knuckles on the Apache Trail Scenic Drive
The Apache Trail takes you on winding roads, past lakes, canyons, incredible desert views and Tortilla Flat. An adventurous driving experience.
Median and Average are the Same Things, Right?
What's the difference between median and average? Here's what I mean when I provide real estate prices for Maricopa County (Phoenix) in Arizona.
Who's Coming to Phoenix to Perform in February?
See the calendar for the bands, shows and concerts playing in the Phoenix, AZ area during the month of February.
What's Going on In Arizona with Daylight Saving?
What time zone is Phoenix, AZ in? Does Arizona change clocks for Daylight Saving Time? Here's the scoop.
Guide to Rocky Point, Mexico: Directions,...
If you go to Rocky Point, Mexico (Puerto Peñasco) make sure you know what you need and how to drive there. Rocky Point is a popular weekend trip for Arizona locals.
Scorpion Sting? Ouch! Here is What You Should Do.
Worried about being stung by a scorpion in Arizona? Here is what you should do if you are stung, including by the poisonous Arizona Bark Scorpion.
What Does Prix Fixe Mean?
What does the phrase Prix Fixe mean? Here's the answer.
Discover Arizona's Most Romantic Valentine's...
Looking for a romantic and fun way to spend Valentine's Day in the Phoenix area? Here's what's happening this year in the days around February 14th that are designed to inspire romance in Arizona.
What Time is it in Phoenix, Arizona?
What time is it in Arizona? What time zone does Phoenix use? Here are your answers!
Escape the Heat at These Phoenix Area Resorts...
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a resort in North Scottsdale. One of its special features is that there are summer water activities, just like going to a water park.
Why the Grand Canyon is Worth a Short Trip
How to get the most from a short trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Do You Have Valley Fever? You Might, and Not...
Valley Fever affects many people in Arizona. Find out what Valley Fever is, how to know if you have it, and what to do about it.
Valentine's Day 2015: Romantic Dining in...
Looking for a romantic place to eat out on Valentine's Day 2015 in the Phoenix area? These restaurants that have special menus to inspire romance.
Elevations of Arizona Cities
Find the elevations of the cities and towns of the Greater Phoenix area. This page lists the elevations of the cities of Maricopa County, Arizona from lowest to highest.
Central Arizona Better Business Bureau
Use the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in Central Arizona to check on local vendors, and to find out how to file a complaint against a local company.
Discover Phoenix Area Restaurants With the Best...
Looking for a romantic restaurant in Fountain Hills with a nice view? Try Alchemy.
Tips for Attending the Waste Management Phoenix...
How to spend your day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, AZ.
An Enthusiast's Guide to Classic and Vintage...
January is the month for people from all over the country to come to Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona to look at, buy and sell classic and vintage cars.
Addresses, Phone Numbers and Interactive Map of...
Find the addresses, phone numbers and use an interactive map of the Phoenix area locations of Costco warehouse stores Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Mesa and Avondale.
University of Phoenix Stadium
Quick facts and important details about University of Phoenix Stadium, formerly Cardinals Stadium, outside of Phoenix, AZ. Includes directions, ticket info, and seating map.
Everything You Need to Know about Arizona Taxes
Moving to Arizona? Here is a breakdown of tax implications that you should understand.
The Best Places for Free and Fun Family...
How to have fun in the Phoenix area with your kids for little or no money. These free activities in Phoenix are fun for both kids and adults.
How Are Property Taxes Calculated in Arizona?
Information about how Maricopa County computes the property tax on your home. Property taxes are levied on the assessed value of a home, not the market value.
Your Guide to March Concerts and Shows in Phoenix
See what shows, concerts, plays and other performances are happening during the month of March in the Greater Phoenix, AZ area.
Discover the Most Romantic Ways to Celebrate...
Celebrate Valentine's Day in Phoenix and Scottsdale. Here are ideas for gifts and dates with the one you love.
10 Things to Know About Arizona Liquor Laws
Here are ten things you should know about Arizona Liquor Laws, including the legal drinking age, hours bars are open, and who can be served alcohol.
University of Phoenix Stadium Address,...
See an interactive map with address, phoenix and directions to the University of Phoenix Stadium, formerly Cardinals Stadium, in Glendale, AZ. The University of Phoenix Stadium is home to the Arizona Cardinals football team and the Fiesta Bowl.
Which are the 10 Biggest Cities in Arizona?
Here are the 10 largest cities in Arizona, as of the U.S. Census data estimates from 2013.
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Rental Car Center...
Get the address, directions and a map to the Sky Harbor International Airport Rental Car Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
What You Should Know About Buying Prescription...
People traveling over Arizona's Mexican border to buy prescription drugs should be aware of the risks associated with buying Mexican medicines.
Discover the Phoenix Area's Most Romantic Places
My top picks for romantic spots in the Greater Phoenix area.
Spike is Arizona's Mascot for the 2015 Super Bowl
Meet Spike, the official mascot of the 2008 Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.
In the Greater Phoenix Area? These Museums Have...
Here's the list of free museums in the Greater Phoenix area. These museums don't charge admission, or have certain days where admission is free.
10 Things to Do in Surprise, Arizona
Top ten things to do in Surprise, Arizona--and many of them are free!
The Most Exciting Hole on the PGA Tour
How to get seats at the 16th Hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. It's the most controversial hole on the PGA Tour!
Your Guide to Phoenix Light Rail
Find out about METRO, the light rail system serving Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa commuters.
5 Things You Should Know about AZ HOV Lanes
Here are five things you need to know about the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lane in Phoenix. The Phoenix carpools lanes are restricted during certain hours.
Driving Times / Mileages from Arizona Cities to...
See the distance and how long it takes to drive between Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale and other AZ cities, and nearby popular destinations.
Cactus Plants and Flowers
Pictures of Arizona cactus flowers. These pictures of cactus plants and cactus flowers were taken in the Phoenix area.
Do You Need a Passport or Passport Card to Go...
Find out how you can get a passport or passport card for travel to Mexico in the Phoenix area. Includes ten tips about getting a passport.
Sweep Your Sweetheart Away for a Romantic Night...
These Phoenix and Scottsdale resorts offer local residents a special way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Why not spend a romantic evening and night with your sweetheart in 2015?
What is the 2015 Minimum Wage in Arizona?
Find out what the current minimum wage is in Arizona.
Go Ahead. Have an Affair. A Chocolate Affair
Get all the details about the Glendale Chocolate Affaire, an event for chocolate lovers in Historic Downtown Glendale, Arizona.
11 Budget Friendly Furniture Stores in Phoenix,...
New to the Phoenix area? Here are places where you can find reasonably priced furniture.
Guide to the 5 Best Grass Types for Arizona Lawns
Learn about Midiron. Midiron is one type of lawn that does well in the Phoenix desert.
Find Your Seats at University of Phoenix Stadium
See a seating chart for University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Arizona Cardinals play here, and the Fiesta Bowl is held here.
Your Guide to Phoenix Open: Arizona's World...
Everything you need to know to enjoy the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Ten Great Sports Bars in Scottsdale
Here are some of the best sports bars in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Phoenix in April: Festivals, Baseball, and More
Annual festivals/events held during April in the Phoenix area. Includes activities in Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Peoria, Glendale and other communities.
How to Get Discounts or Coupons for the Phoenix...
Are there ever any coupons or discounts offered at the Phoenix Zoo? If you are looking for a Phoenix Zoo coupon, here's your answer.
Got People Coming Over to Watch Football? 10...
10+ great recipes from Arizona chefs, for when you are having people over for the big game, a meeting, game night or for whatever reason!
Skiing and Snowboarding in Arizona? You Betcha!
You can ski in Arizona. There are various ski resorts around the state, including the popular Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff.
Be on Your Guard Against This Clever Scam
Is that job as a mystery shopper or secret shopper for real or is it a scam? Here's how you can tell.
Where to Go in Phoenix for Low-Cost Dental Care
Find low cost dental care for your family, even without insurance. These dental students provide dental care at low prices, and no insurance is necessary.
It's Easy if You Know How It Works: Phoenix...
Read what you can expect when you are at a train station or on a train platform in Phoenix, AZ, including bathrooms and schedules.
Phoenix Holiday Temperatures
Here are the average high and low temperatures for Phoenix on some of the most popular holidays of the year.
Hit the Trail at South Mountain
See a trail map of South Mountain Park in Phoenix, AZ. This map will help you find parking areas and trailheads.
Looking for Indoor Fun? Find it at Peoria AZ's...
Get the details -- where it is, how much it is and the hours -- for Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Peoria, Arizona. Page 5.
Birds of Phoenix and Arizona
See pictures of different birds that are often seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix bird photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.
Go to the Track in Phoenix
Quick facts and important details about Turf Paradise. Includes directions, ticket info, and and other details about live horse racing in Phoenix.
Who's Performing in Phoenix / Scottsdale in...
See a calendar of the hottest shows and concerts playing in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area in January.
What You Should Know About Working in a Right...
Arizona is a Right to Work state. Learn what the Right to Work law means, and some of the common misconceptions about it.
Join the Crowd at the Popular Tucson Gem Show
Gem and mineral collectors get excited during January and February in the Tucson area, where gem shows, including the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, are everywhere.
15 Tips to Maintain Your Pool All Year
Keeping your pool properly maintained saves money and frustration if you keep it simple and do it regularly. Here are 15 things you should know to keep your swimming pool sparkling and ready to use every day.
Phoenix Movies - Harkins and AMC Movie Theaters...
Find movie theaters including Harkins and AMC in Phoenix, Arizona, with addresses, phone numbers and maps.
Times and Distance From Glendale to Other...
Travel Times and Distances From Glendale, Arizona How Far is It from Glendale to ...? How Long Does It
How Arizona Ranks: Top Tens, Bottom Tens
Sometimes Phoenix is ranked the best, and sometimes it is ranked the worst. It depends what we are ranking and who we are asking! See where Phoenix ranks.
Your Guide to the Phoenix Airport Rental Car...
See photos and learn about the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Rental Car Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Phoenix Convention Center (Phoenix Civic Plaza)...
See the address, a map and get directions to the Phoenix Convention Center (Phoenix Civic Plaza) in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.
Address, Directions and Map to Arizona State...
Get the address, directions and see a map to the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, AZ. This is also the location of the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Hello! Are You a Good Scorpion or a Bad Scorpion?
Learn how to identify the Arizona Bark Scorpion, a common scorpion found in Arizona.
Best Things to Do in Mesa, Arizona
Here are my top recommendations for Mesa, AZ attractions for locals and visitors, young and older. Some of them are free!
Discover Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free in...
Find restaurants in the Greater Phoenix area where kids can eat for free, or for a very small charge. Your kids can eat for free every day of the week!
Chlorine Generators 101: What Pool Owners Need...
Confused about whether or not to get a salt-water pool? This article will tell you what you need to know about putting in a chlorine generator, or a salt-water pool.
What to Expect When Touring PING Golf Factory
At PING Golf in Phoenix, Arizona you can arrange for a free club fitting.
Foreign Currency Exchange in Phoenix
Find out where you can exchange or order your foreign currency for U.S. Dollars in the Phoenix area.
Your Guide to Flea Markets in Phoenix
Looking for a good deal? Like to shop flea markets? Here are details about local are swap meets and mercados in Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Goodyear and more.
Everything You Need to Know about Scottsdale's...
Your complete Guide to attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Schedules, ticket information, parking, maps, tips and more.
Your Guide to the Best April Concerts in the...
See which shows, plays and concerts are on the schedule for April 2014 in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ area.
Map Showing Location of Arizona's National...
Enjoy recreational opportunities at one of Arizona's National Parks. There are several within two hours of the Phoenix area.
Addresses and Map to Phoenix and Scottsdale...
See an interactive map showing where the casinos are in Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ.
Over 18? Find an Adult Store in the Phoenix Area
Find stores for adult movies, books and novelties, in the Phoenix area. Addresses, phone numbers, hours and services are included here.
Choices! Choices! What to Do and See in...
Tourists come from far and wide to visit Scottsdale, Arizona, known for fine restaurants, resorts, galleries and more. Here are my favorite Scottsdale attractions.
Pet Adoption in Phoenix
If you want to adopt a dog or cat in the Phoenix area, you might want to contact the Arizona Humane Society.
Roof Rats in Phoenix? Really?
What is a roof rat, and why do we have them? Find out about roof rats and how to eliminate them.
What Types of Homes Will You Find in the...
If you are researching homes online, it can be confusing as to what sellers mean when they advertise a home. What's the difference between a townhome or townhouse and a patio home? What's the definition of a duplex? What's a gemini? Here is the definition of a Townhome or Townhouse. Page 4.
5 Best Motorcycle Rides in Central Arizona
If you have a bike, there are some great rides right in Central Arizona that are convenient from Phoenix. Whether you are renting a bike for the day, or looking for just a one day getaway, here are the 5 best motorcycle rides from Phoenix.
Discover the Best Wallet-Friendly Golf Courses...
These are my personal recommendations for the best public golf courses in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area if you are on a tight budget, or you'd just rather not pay more than about $50 for a round of golf.
In Phoenix, On Your FM Dial
See a numerical listing and description of FM Radio Stations that you can listen to in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
Who Called Me From Area Code 602, 480 0r 623?...
See where the telephone area codes in Arizona are on a map.
Discover the Best Attractions and Activities in...
Top ten things to do in Fountain Hills, Arizona -- and some of them are free!
Address and Directions to PING Golf (Karsten...
See the address, phone, directions and an interactive map to PING Golf / Karsten Manufacturing in Phoenix, Arizona.
Discover Gilbert Arizona: Arts, Museums and...
See my list of the top attractions and things to do in Gilbert, Arizona.
Getting Married in AZ? You'll Need One of These.
Here's what you need to know about marriage licenses in AZ, and what you have to do to get one.
Up Late in Phoenix? These Places Are Open 24...
Need to find something in the middle of the night? Here are some stores and restaurants that are open 24 hours in the Phoenix area.
Cactus League Stadiums Map - Spring Training...
A map showing addresses and locations where the various baseball parks are located for Cactus League Spring Training Baseball in Greater Phoenix.
Photo Guide of Arizona's State Tree
The Palo Verde tree is the state tree of Arizona. It has a green trunk and green branches, and blooms with bright yellow flowers.
Map of Phoenix Arizona - Greater Phoenix Map -...
See a map of the Greater Phoenix, AZ area. This map shows the relationship of the major cities in Maricopa County that comprise the Greater Phoenix area.
Phoenix, Arizona Curfew
Phoenix, Arizona imposes a curfew on anyone who is under 18 years old. Here are the specifics about curfews in Phoenix.
How Far Is It From Phoenix To Other Arizona...
Driving Times and Travel Distances From Phoenix, Arizona How Far is It from Phoenix to ...? How Long
Address, Directions and Interactive Map to...
See a map and get the address and directions to Westgate City Center, a dining, shopping and entertainment district located in Glendale, AZ.
Arizona Tax Forms and Filing - 2014
Here are all the forms and help you need to get your Arizona taxes filed.
Things To Do In Glendale, Arizona
Here are some not-to-be-missed attractions in Glendale, Arizona. There are a variety of attractions and family events in Glendale.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
See a photo tour of hot air ballooning with Rainbow Ryders in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona.
All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in Phoenix: Where to Go
If you are really hungry or like a lot of variety, these all-you-can-eat buffet restaurants in Phoenix will satisfy for a very reasonable price.
Best Desert Plant Gardening Ideas
Here are several easy plants and shrubs that you can use in your desert garden. They are evergreen and have desert flowers to enjoy.
Discover Rawhide's Best Atrractions and...
Get all the details about Rawhide attractions and events. Rawhide is a replica of an 1880s western town located in Chandler, Arizona.
Fresh, Local and Fun: Phoenix Farmers' Markets
Find a Saturday farmers' market and buy fresh vegetables and produce in Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area.
What Kind of Jobs are in Phoenix, AZ?
Here are the 25 highest paying jobs in Arizona. These Arizona jobs will require advanced education and experience. Page 4.
Beware. Phoenix is Dangerous.
A study of crime statistics puts the city of Phoenix and the metro area in the list of the most dangerous cities to live in.
Find a Gas Station Near the Phoenix Airport and...
Use this interactive map to find a gas station near the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Rental Car Center.
Cruisin' on Dolly Steamboat at Canyon Lake
Find out about Dolly Steamboat cruises on Canyon Lake in Apache Junction, Arizona offering daytime narrated cruises and twilight dinner cruises.
Arizona Renaissance Festival: The Guide to Ye...
For two months every year, you can enjoy the Arizona Renaissance Festival and participate in a 16th century faire. Check out the details for 2015.
Does My Dog Have Valley Fever? Is it Fatal?
Dogs, like humans, can get Valley Fever. Yes, they can die from it. Here is what it is, how to prevent it, what the symptoms are, and what to do if your dog has Valley Fever.
How to Get or Renew Your Arizona Driver License
A simple 'how-to' on obtaining an Arizona driver's license.
Your Guide to Taliesin West: Frank Lloyd Wright...
Frank Lloyd Wright built a winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona called Taliesin West. Visitors can tour the property and learn about his role in architecture in Arizona.
Address, Directions and an Interactive Map to...
See the address, directions and an interactive map to the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, formerly known as the FBR Open.
What Does A La Carte Mean?
What does a la carte mean? If a menu says the price is a la carte, how much is it?
Is It Legal to Carry a Gun in Phoenix?
Do you need a permit to carry a concealed weapon in Arizona? Here's the answer, and how to get a permit for carrying a concealed weapon in Arizona if you want one.
Dog in the Pool. Yay or Nay?
If you live in the desert southwest you might be one of tens of thousands of people who have a pool. Should you let your dog swim in it with you?
We Have Scorpions in Arizona: Deal With It!
All about scorpions: what they are, what they look like, how to find them, how to avoid them and what to do if you are stung by a scorpion.
Your Guide to Arizona's South Mountain Park
South Mountain Park is the largest municipal park in the world. Find out about South Mountain Park, and see South Mountain Park pictures.
Street Eats - A Gourmet Food Trucks Event in...
Find out about the location, price, schedule and date for the 2015 Street Eats Food Truck Festival at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale.
Piestewa Peak: Climb a Mountain in the Middle...
Want a challenging hike with great city views? Try Piestewa Peak Recreation Area. Piestewa Peak used to be called Squaw Peak.
Saguaro Cactus - How Do You Pronounce It?
The saguaro is often mispronounced by people who are not familiar with it. Find out the right way to say it, and see an image of a beautiful saguaro.
Valentine's Day Dining in Phoenix, On the Cheap
If you want to take your Valentine out for dinner, but you can't spend a fortune on it, here are ten places (and more) with special Valentine's Day menus for less than $30 per person.
Mesa and Gilbert Movies - Harkins Movie...
Find movie theaters including Harkins and AMC in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona, with addresses, phone numbers and maps.
How to Get Hard-to-Find Tickets in Phoenix
Ticket scalping in Arizona is legal, with certain restrictions. Here are suggestions about how to find those tough tickets.
Reduce the Number of Telemarketing Calls: Do...
You can enroll in the national do not call registry to stop telemarketers from calling. Many states, including Arizona, have their own Do Not Call lists.
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