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AA Minor League Baseball - Double A Mobile BayBears - Double A Diamondbacks
Get the details about the minor league baseball teams that are affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mobile BayBears is the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

A Advanced League Minor League Baseball - A Advanced League Visalia Rawhide - A Advanced League Diamondbacks
Get the details about the minor league baseball teams that are affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Visalia Rawhide is the A-Advanced League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Tucson Sidewinders Triple-A Affiliate of Arizona Diamondbacks - Tucson Farm Team for Dbacks
If you are looking for the Tucson Sidewinders, here's what happened to them.

Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe AZ
The first of nine pages of pictures and details about visiting the this indoor aquarium located at Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe, just minutes from Phoenix.

Who Should Visit Sea Life Aquarium in Tempe Arizona
Here are my tips about who would most enjoy a trip to Sea Life Arizona in Tempe.

How to Best Enjoy Sea Life Aquarium in Arizona
If you are visiting Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe, Arizona for the first time, you need to know how it works.

What You Can Do at Sea Life Arizona in Phoenix
Here's what you can do at Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe, Arizona.

Prohibited Activities at Sea Life Arizona in Tempe AZ
Find out what you can't do at Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe, Arizona.

Take a Guided Tour at Sea Life Arizona
You can arrange to take a Guided Tour at Sea Life Arizona. Get the scoop on how that works.

Come Back Often and See What's New at Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe
Sea Life Arizona Aquarium updates and changes exhibits from time to time. Come and see what's new at Sea Life Arizona in Tempe, Arizona.

Hours and Prices for Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Phoenix
See the hours and the admission prices for Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe, Arizona.

How to Get to Sea Life Arizona in Phoenix - Address Directions and Map
Find out how to get to Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe, Arizona.

What Do We Call People Who Live in Phoenix?
What do you call people who live in Arizona or in Phoenix? Are they Arizonians? or Phoenixites? Find out how we refer to our residents.

15 Pool Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Pool Clean
15 tips to keep your pool properly maintained to save money. Keep it simple and do it regularly to keep your swimming pool ready to use every day.

Kevin Woodhurst - Pool Expert in Phoenix Arizona
Read a bio of Kevin Woodhurst, a local Phoenix area swimming pool expert. Kevin is a guest author at Phoenix.about.com writing about swimming pools.

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Main Event - Fun and Games for Everyone
The Main Event is an entertainment venue with bowling, laser tag, gravity ropes, billards, video games and more. Locations in Tempe and Avondale.

Celebrate Passover in Phoenix and Scottsdale
Celebrate Passover in the Greater Phoenix area with dinners to dine in, take out and Passover treats. Cooking at home? There are recipes, too.

Attractions and Activities in Tempe, Arizona
Visiting Tempe, AZ? See my list of the best Tempe attractions, great for both tourists and visitors. Many of them are free!

Sunnyslope Art Walk in Phoenix AZ
The Sunnyslope Art Walk takes place twice per year. Take a walk with artists and entertainers in the Sunnyslope section of North Phoenix.

Find Dance Lessons in Phoenix, Arizona
Find out where you can get a dance lesson in the Phoenix area. Private and group instruction for all kinds of dances are available in Phoenix.

Find Dance Lessons in Phoenix, Arizona
Find out where you can get a dance lesson in the Phoenix area. Private and group instruction for all kinds of dances are available in Phoenix.

Dispose of A Christmas Tree in Phoenix, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe and County
You can't just throw away you cut Christmas tree when the holidays are over. Here are the 2014/2015 recycling instructions for Phoenix, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Surprise and Tempe in Arizona. Page 3.

Christmas Tree Disposal / Recycling in Metro Phoenix
Every city in the Phoenix area handles recycling differently. Here is how you dispose of your Christmas tree in in the various major cities of Greater Phoenix in 2015/2016.

Christmas Tree Disposal - Treecycle in Glendale, Goodyear, Maricopa, Mesa, Peoria
Every city in the Phoenix area handles recycling differently. Here is how you dispose of your Christmas tree in Glendale, Goodyear, Maricopa, Mesa and Peoria in 2014/2015. Page 2.

Surprise Christmas Party, a Celebration in Surprise, AZ
The Surprise Christmas Party 2015 is a community holiday festival hosted by City of Surprise, Arizona. Admission is free with canned food donation.

Things To Do and See in Fountain Hills, Arizona
Visiting Fountain Hills in Arizona? Here is my list of the top ten things to do in Fountain Hills -- and some of them are free!

Basements Homes in Arizona
Learn about basements (or lack thereof) in Arizona in this interview with The Wall Company's Scott McDonald. Page 2.

Builders of Homes With Basements in Arizona
Here's a helpful list of home builders in Arizona who build new homes with basements. Page 3.

Basement Homes in Phoenix, Arizona
Get the facts about basements in Arizona homes.

Arizona Humane Society - Phoenix
If you want to adopt a dog or cat in the Phoenix area, you might want to contact the Arizona Humane Society.

Children Swimming Lessons in Arizona
Where can you get children's swimming lessons in the Phoenix, Arizona Area? Here are some tips for finding swim lessons and classes for your kids.

Walk In Wednesdays at Tempe Center for the Arts is Open Mic Night
Every Wednesday (except in the summer) local musicians can share their talents with the public at the Tempe Center for the Arts during open mic night at Walk-In Wednesdays.

Walk In Wednesdays in Tempe Arizona - Open Mic at Tempe Center for the Arts - The Audience
Every Wednesday (except in the summer) you can hear musical performances by local musicians at the Tempe Center for the Arts during open mic night at Walk-In Wednesdays.

Healthy LifeStars - A Phoenix Nonprofit Organization
Healthy LifeStars is a nonprofit organization in Arizona dedicated to fighting childhood obesity. Read a profile of the organization and how to get involved.

Attractions and Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona
Here are my favorite Phoenix attractions, many of which are Phoenix Points of Pride.

Phoenix Attractions - Interesting Things To Do Go in Phoenix Arizona
Check out this directory of my favorite Phoenix attractions, many of which are Phoenix Points of Pride, with websites and directions included. Page 2.

Spring Break Camps in Phoenix, Arizona
Don't have a great trip planned for Spring Break? If you want your kids to have something special to do for several days, a Spring Camp might be the answer.

Spring Break Camps in Phoenix, Arizona
Don't have a great trip planned for Spring Break? If you want your kids to have something special to do for several days, a Spring Camp might be the answer.

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Maricopa County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Phoenix
The 2016 Maricopa County Fair is held each spring at the State Fairgrounds in Phoenix. See the details including schedule, prices, photos and more.

Address, Directions and Map to Tempe Marketplace in Arizona
See a map and directions to Tempe Marketplace a shopping and entertainment destination in north Tempe, Arizona.

Rawhide Steakhouse - Restaurant Review of Rawhide Steakhouse in Chandler Arizona
Read a review of Rawhide Steakhouse. Rawhide Steakhouse is located in the Phoenix Arizona area.

Address, Directions and a Map to Anthem Community Park in North Phoenix
See an interactive map with the address and directions to Anthem Community Park in Anthem, Arizona, north of Phoenix

What Was the Arizona Celebration of Lights?
The Arizona Celebration of Lights was a drive-through holiday light display in Phoenix, Arizona with holiday lights and animated displays.

PHX Sky Train Address, Map and Directions
PHX Sky Train address, map and directions. The Phoenix Sky Train connects Sky Harbor Airport to the METRO Light Rail system at 44th Street/Washington.

Arizona State Capitol Address, Map and Directions
Arizona State Capitol address, map and directions. The Arizona State Capitol is west of the Downtown Phoenix core, and the museum is free.

Phoenix Municipal Stadium Address, Map and Directions
Phoenix Municipal Stadium address, map and directions. Phoenix Municipal Stadium is the home of ASU Baseball. It's near the Phoenix Zoo.

Salt River Tubing in Maricopa County Map and Directions
Get directions and see a map that will get you to the Salt River Recreation Area, where Salt River Tubing is located. Grab an inner tube and float!

Salt River Tubing Picture - Guys Day Out on the Salt River
See a picture of a bun ch of guys enjoying a day of Salt River Tubing. Salt River Tubing is near Mesa, Arizona.

Salt River Tubing Picture - Family Float Down the Salt River
See a photo of a family enjoying a day of Salt River Tubing. Page 2.

Salt River Tubing Picture - Boom Box on the Salt River
See a picture of a person tubing on the Salt River with a boom box for music. Page 3.

Salt River Tubing
Salt River Tubing. Phoenix. Page 4.

Salt River Tubing Photo - Friends Tubing Down the Salt River
See a picture of a group of friends tubing down the Salt River. Salt River Tubing is a popular recreation spot in the summer in Phoenix. Page 5.

Salt River Water Flow Determines How Smooth the Ride Will Be
When the water is really flowing, a tube ride down the salt River can be a thrilling experience. See a picture of a wild Salt River Tubing ride. Page 6.

Friends Tubing Down the Salt River on an Inner Tube
Even though you can stand up in many places along the Salt River, it is best to be a swimmer if you go Salt River Tubing. Page 7.

Get on the Bus at Salt River Tubing
See a picture of people taking their inner tubes on the bus to get to the Salt River. Page 8.

Photo of Tuber Enjoying the Salt River
See a photo of a woman having a great day tubing on the Salt River. Page 9.

Photo of a Party Tubing Down the Salt River on an Inner Tube
See pictures of a party on teh Salt River. Tubing down the Salt is a popular summer activitiy in the Phoenix area. Page 10.

Photo of Water Soakers on the Salt River at Salt River Tubing
See a photo of people with Water Soakers on the Salt River at Salt River Tubing north of Mesa, Arizona. Page 11.

Photo of People Lining Up to Get Their Tubes at the Salt River
See a picture of people lining up to rent an inner tube and take the bus at Salt River Tubing north of Mesa, Arizona. Page 12.

There Are Dangerous Areas on the Salt River
Parts of the river may be dangerous if you end up there with your tube. See a picture of a wild Salt River Tubing ride. Page 13.

Salt River Tubing Picture - White Water on the Salt River
See a picture of a fast flowing water on a Salt River Tubing ride. Page 19.

Don't Get Caught in the Trees on the Salt River
Parts of the river may be dangerous if you end up there with your tube. See a picture of a wild Salt River Tubing ride. Page 14.

Salt River Tubing Picture - Dogs on the Salt River
You might even see dogs in the river on your Salt River Tubing ride. Page 15.

Beware of Shallow Parts of the Salt River
Parts of the river may be shallow and you cvan get stuck with your tube. See a picture of a Salt River Tubing ride. Page 16.

There Are Places Along the Salt River Where You Can Stop
There are several places where you can safely stop and rest or eat snacks that you brought with you. See a picture of a Salt River Tubing ride. Page 17.

You Can Bring Your Own Tube on the Salt River
Many people bring their own inner tubes for floating down the Salt River. Make sure it is a sturdy tube, intended for that purpose. Page 18.

Salt River Tubing Photos - Tubing Down the Salt
Pictures of people on an inner tube ride down the Salt River. Salt River Tubing is north of Mesa, south of Fountain Hills in Arizona.

The Richest People in Phoenix - Arizona's Billionaires
Several Arizonans made the list of the wealthiest people in America. Find out who they are and how they made their fortunes.

Common Phoenix and Arizona Acronyms and Abbreviations
See a list of common Arizona acronyms and abbreviations and what they mean. Find articles associated​ with those acronyms.

Cesar Chavez - Phoenix Celebrates and Remembers Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez has roots deeply embedded in Arizona. Find out where you can see places named after Cesar Chavez in the Phoenix area.

Gila River Arena Seating Chart in Glendale, AZ
See a seating chart for Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Gila River Arena is a hockey rink and concert and show venue.

Driving Time From Fountain Hills to Phoenix and Other Cities
Find the mileage distance and estimated driving travel times from Fountain Hills, Arizona to other Arizona cities and places of interest.

Pat's Run - Tempe Run and Walk in Honor of Pat Tillman
Get the details about Pat's Run in Tempe, held each year in memory of Pat Tillman, an Arizona Cardinal and ASU alum, lost his life serving his country.

Newspapers - Magazines - Radio Stations- Television Stations
Phoenix has a large selection of ways to receive news. There are daily, weekly and monthly newspapers, online news, local magazines and the Arizona television and radio stations.

Phoenix Reader Comments - Phoenix Opinions - Phoenix Submissions
Here are the places at Phoenix.About.com where readers can submit their own comments and opinions or contribute content.

Tempe Restaurants - Mesa Dining - Eating Out in Chandler - Gilbert Restaurants
Restaurants in the East Valley area (Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction), southeast of Phoenix, AZ.

Ten Most Recent Restaurant Reviews from Your About.com Phoenix Guide
See the ten most recent restaurant reviews from your About.com Guide to Greater Phoenix. Phoenix, Scottsdale and restaurants in other metro Phoenix cities are included.

Readers Choice Awards for Phoenix Arizona - Readers Choice Awards
Readers of About.com Phoenix, AZ submit their favorites in various local people, places and things for last year.

Arizona Products and Gifts
Here some listings of my

Grocery and Food Stores
Find general grocery, warehouse, and specialty food stores in the Phoenix area.

Classic Car Auctions - Vintage Cars - Auto Shows
Automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts are usually in attendance when the classic and vintage car auctions and auto shows have their events in Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Banks - Credit Unions - Accountants - Financial Planners - Insurance
Accountants, large banks, small banks, credit unions, financial planners and insurance companies that have offices in the Phoenix area.

Art Galleries, Art Festivals, and Local Artists
Find art galleries in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. Includes local Phoenix area artists and art organizations, as well as art-focused festivals and exhibitions.

Computer Services - Internet and Web Service Providers - ISPs
Internet service providers and web hosting companies serving the Phoenix area. Personal and business computer and internet services are included.

Phoenix Movies - Find a Movie Theater in Phoenix
Find movie theaters in the greater Phoenix area. You can see first run movies, discount movies, foreign films and more in the many movie theaters around the Phoenix area.

Tours from the Phoenix Area
Want an experienced tour guide to show you the valley and surrounding areas? Some of these companies can help show you the wonders of the Sonoran desert and the State of Arizona.

Utility Companies, Cable and Phone Service
Here are links to electric companies and gas companies serving the Phoenix, Arizona area. Alos, you'll find out which companies provide cable TV service and who the phone service providers are.

Lakes, Boating, and Fishing
If you enjoy lakes, fishing and boating there are great places in and around the city where you can enjoy the great outdoors.

Crime and Criminals
Phoenix has its share of crime. After all, it is one of the largest cities in the country. Here are some links and resources about crime and criminals in Phoenix and in Arizona.

Nonprofit Organizations / Volunteer Opportunities
Short profiles of nonprofit organizations in the Phoenix, AZ area providing valuable services to local residents and families. Donations and volunteer time needed!

Sports Related Activities - Rock Climbing - Bowling - Scuba
Sports and recreational activities in the Phoenix, AZ Area. There is so much to do in the Phoenix area when it comes to sports-related activities that they just don't all fit into neat categories. Swimming, bowling, dancing and more. They are all fun, and all count as exercise.

Animals - Pets - Shelters - Animal Rescue - Pet Sitters - Veterinarians
Find all your resources for pets here: animal welfare organizations, rescues, shelters, veterinarians and other valuable information for pet owners and people wishing to adopt a pet.

Disabled - Handicapped - Special Needs
Resources in the Phoenix area for people who are disabled, handicapped or have special needs. Includes organizations, government programs, education, transportation and more.

Seniors - Retiring to Arizona - Retirement Living
Resources and information for seniors in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Rodeo, Horse Racing, and Horse Shows
Rodeo, horse racing and horse related events and associations in Arizona.

Spring Training Baseball - Arizona Cactus League
Each year the Greater Phoenix area come alive with people who love Spring Training Baseball. Both locals and winter visitors fill the Cactus League stadiums in Arizona.

Phoenix Tennis Courts - Tennis Clubs - Playing Tennis in Phoenix
You can play tennis all year long in the Valley of the Sun. Here are links to tennis clubs, organizations, courts and more.

Auto Theft - Vehicle Theft - Auto Theft Prevention
Vehicle theft is a big problem in Arizona. Here are some statistics and information about vehicle theft in the greater Phoenix area and in the State of Arizona.

Cactus League Spring Training Team Apparel for Men Women and Kids
During Spring Training Baseball, Arizona is alive with Cactus League fans enjoying the exhibition games played by the teams of Major League Baseball. Here are some caps, tees, and apparel to make sure you dress appropriately to cheer for your team.

Arizona Obituaries - Deaths in Arizona
A resource for finding Arizona obituaries.

Phoenix Restaurants - Mexican
These restaurants in Phoenix serve Mexican style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in Phoenix are included.

Phoenix Restaurants - Seafood
These restaurants in Phoenix have seafood as a specialty. Both fine dining and casual dining in Phoenix are included.

Phoenix Restaurants - Steakhouses
These restaurants in Phoenix pride themselves on serving beef, as well as other entrees. Both fine dining and casual dining in Phoenix are included.

Scottsdale Restaurants - American
These restaurants in Scottsdale serve American style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in Scottsdale are included.

Scottsdale Restaurants - French Greek Italian Food - Pizza
These restaurants in Scottsdale offer cuisine from at least one European or Middle Eastern country. Greek food, Italian food, German food, French food and even pizza are included here. Both fine dining and casual dining in Scottsdale are listed.

Scottsdale Restaurants - Mexican
These restaurants in Scottsdale serve Mexican style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in Scottsdale are included.

Scottsdale Restaurants - Steakhouses
These restaurants in Scottsdale pride themselves on serving beef, as well as other entrees. Both fine dining and casual dining in Scottsdale are included.

West Valley Restaurants - American
These restaurants in the West Valley serve American style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in West Valley are included.

Bakery - Wedding Cakes - Phoenix Bakeries
Whether you are looking for a good bran muffin, or a fantastic wedding cake, there are bakeries in the greater Phoenix area that can fulfill your needs.

Large Empoyers - Banks and Financial Companies
These financial services companies are some of the largest employers in the Phoenix area.

Health Clubs - Fitness Clubs - Gyms - Yoga
Here is your resource for getting that exercise workout or those yoga classes, finding that indoor basketball court or that personal trainer. These are health and fitness clubs that have facilities in the metro Phoenix area.

Grocery Stores and Retail - Large Employers in Phoenix
These grocery stores and retail stores are large employers in the greater Phoenix area.

Local Phoenix Radio Stations
Local Phoenix area radio stations arranged by call letters.

Government Resources for Seniors
Government resources and information for seniors in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Chapels and Banquet Facilities
Chapels and banquet facilities in the Phoenix area. Have your reception at one of the elegant, charming resorts in the Valley of the Sun.

Adoption - Adopting Children in Arizona
Here are resources for those families looking to adopt or those that already have adopted children.

Clubs Organizations and Pet Friendly Places
Find pet friendly hotels, breed clubs, animal rights organizations.

Prescott Arizona
A popular day trip from the Phoenix area, Prescott, Arizona is noted for its mild weather, rodeo, 4th of July celebrations and much more.

Disabled and Handicapped Transportation
People with disabilities can find resources in the Phoenix area for getting around town, to Tucson, to the airport, shopping, to another state or even out of the country.

Family Resources - Community Support for Families
Families often can use community support. Here is a list of resources for families that might need a bit of help or information.

Phoenix Restaurant Reviews by About Phoenix Visitors
About Phoenix visitors submit their mini-reviews of restaurants in the metro Phoenix area.

Honeymoons, Limos and Miscellaneous
Honeymoons, limos and other wedding-related resources for your wedding in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Fathers Day in Phoenix - Celebrate Father's Day in Phoenix
These ideas should help you plan a memorable Father's Day for the Dad or Grandpa in your life. Brunches, dinners, concerts, show, events -- all budgets are included.

Glossary of Local Arizona Food Items - What Is Cilantro -
Find out about some foods are that are commonly found in Arizona recipes.

Famous / Prominent Arizonans
Which famous people have left their mark on the State of Arizona?

Arizona State Symbols
Descriptions and pictures of Arizona State symbols.

Auto Racing in Arizona
Arizona is a popular place to enjoy all kinds of car racing. Midget racinbg, drag racing, funny cars, NASCAR and more--we have it all right here in Arizona.

Weird, Wacky, and Worth a Look
Here is a compilation of strange and unusual links and articles that relate to Arizona in some way.

Food, Liquor and Flowers for Your Wedding
Resources for catering your wedding and ordering flowers in the Phoenix area.

Public Swimming Pools in Phoenix
There are many swimming facilities in the Phoenix area. Families can cool off during the summer months for little or no cost at these community pools.

Higher Education Online - Distance Learning
A resource list of higher learning educational institutions in the Phoenix metro area that offer online courses, degrees and certifications.

Things To Do With Out of Town Guests - Best Attractions for Visitors
When the friends and relatives come to see you for a few days, you are going to need some ideas on places to go and things to see in the Phoenix area. here are my top picks.

Home and Garden and Other Trades Shows in the Phoenix Area
Phoenix is a busy city when it comes to home and garden shows. Because we can work on our homes and gardens all year long, you'll find a variety of trade shows where you can get information, find vendors and compare prices. Also included here are other popular trade shows held in the Phoenix area.

Nude in Arizona - Nudists - Arizona Naturists
If you enjoy the freedom of the outdoors without the constraints of clothing, there are several options for nude and clothing-optional recreation for you in Arizona.

Retirement Living - Senior Living - Senior Housing - Adult Communities
Retirement living, assisted living and adult living communities in in the Phoenix area.

Business - Chamber of Commerce - Department of Commerce
Business organizations in the Phoenix, AZ area. Includes Chambers of Commerce, Arizona District Export Council, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona Department of Commerce and other business resources.

Gay - Lesbian - Transgender - Bisexual
Gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual information and organizations in the Phoenix area.

Phoenix Taxicabs- Limousines - Shuttles
A resource for shuttles, cabs and limos to get you around the Phoenix, AZ area.

East Valley Restaurants - American
These restaurants in East Valley serve American style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in East Valley are included.

East Valley Restaurants - French Greek Italian Food - Pizza
These restaurants in the East Valley offer cuisine from at least one European country or Middle Eastern. Greek food, Italian food, German food, French food and even pizza are included here. Both fine dining and casual dining in the East Valley are included.

East Valley Restaurants - Mexican
These restaurants in the East Valley serve Mexican style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in the East Valley are included.

East Valley Restaurants - Seafood
These restaurants in the East Valley have seafood as a specialty. Both fine dining and casual dining in the East Valley are included.

East Valley Restaurants - Steakhouses
These restaurants in the East Valley pride themselves on serving beef, as well as other entrees. Both fine dining and casual dining in the East Valley are included.

Limousines for Your Wedding
These companies provide limousines for your wedding or special event in the Phoenix area.

Monsoon Pictures and Photographs
Here are links to photographs of the Arizona monsoon.

Phoenix Restaurants - American
These restaurants in Phoenix serve American style cuisine. Both fine dining and casual dining in Phoenix are included.

Phoenix Restaurants - Asian
These restaurants in Phoenix include Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine.

Puerto Peñasco - Rocky Point Mexico Reviews
Puerto Peñasco is the nearest beach to Phoenix. We call it Rocky Point. Some people love it, some people hate it. Read comments submitted by Phoenix.About.com visitors about their trips to Rocky Point.

Scottsdale Restaurants - Asian
These restaurants in Scottsdale include Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine.

West Valley Restaurants - Mexican
These restaurants in the West Valley serve Mexican style cuisine or Latin American specialties. Both fine dining and casual dining in the West Valley are included.

West Valley Restaurants - Seafood
These restaurants in the West Valley have seafood as a specialty. Both fine dining and casual dining in the West Valley are included.

Often Reviewed Restaurants - Phoenix Restaurant Reviews
These restaurants in the Greater Phoenix area have had at least ten review submissions form readers of About.com Phoenix.

Arizona Maps Arizona Maps Arizona Maps
Assorted maps of the State of Arizona, including highways, highway restrictions, Indian lands and more.

Arizona Books - Phoenix Books
These books are a must for your Arizona library. Here you'll find cook books, guide books, tourism books, gift books, golf books and more.

Pictures of Arizona Golfers
Here are some picture galleries of famous golfers, both men and women, who live or went to school in Arizona.

Maps to Phoenix Bowling Alleys - Find Bowling Alleys in Phoenix AZ
Find more than 25 bowling alleys in the Greater Phoenix area. These include Phoenix bowling alleys, Tempe bowling alleys, Glendale bowling alleys, Chandler bowling alleys and more.

Phoenix Area Chambers of Commerce
Various city chambers of commerce in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and other surrounding communities are found at this link.

Business Organizations and Resources
Business organizations in the Phoenix, AZ area. Includes Chambers of Commerce, Arizona District Export Council, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona Department of Commerce and other business resources.

Cable Television - Phoenix Cable TV
There are different cable television companies that service different parts of the Valley. Here are the links to those cable TV companies.

Phoenix Highways and Roads
Here are resources for Arizona drivers relating to the roads in the greater Phoenix area. Traffic cams, road closures, freeway systems, and maps will help you get around.

Motor Vehicle Division - Arizona Department of Transportation
Drivers couldn't get along without the services of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) of the Arizona Department of Transportation. Here are the critical resources you need for you and your car.

Product Summaries - Arizona Books and Gifts
Here are some summaries and mini-reviews of various Arizona products that I have selected as

Telephone Service
When you need to decide who you'll have your phone service with, here are some resources for you to do the research.

Wedding Gowns and Shoes - Wedding Attire
Wedding attire and bridal clothing for the entire wedding party at your wedding in Phoenix.

Music and Entertainment
All kinds of musicians and DJs are available to perform at your Phoenix wedding.

Photography and Videography
Wedding photographers and videographers in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Arizona Wedding Registries
Wedding registries, both online and at physical stores in the Phoenix area.

West Valley Restaurants - Steakhouses
These restaurants in the West Valley pride themselves on serving beef, as well as other entrees. Both fine dining and casual dining in the West Valley are included.

Monthly Desert Garden Calendar - Phoenix Garden Tips
Gardening in the desert may be very different for newcomers or beginning gardeners in the Phoenix area. Here are some desert garden tips, organized by month, to help you have a successful desert garden in Phoenix.

Animal Rescue - Animal Welfare - Adopt a Pet
Resouces for animal and pet information in the Phoenix area. Includes wildlife sanctuaries, shelters, rescues and adoption facilites in the valley including the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas.

Pet Services and Supplies
Find pet groomers, pet supplies, pet sitters, dog training kennels and other animal and pet services in the Phoenix area.

Veterinary Services - Veterinarians - Animal Hospitals - Pet Insurance
Veterinary and health service information for small animals and pets in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Phoenix April Fools Day Jokes
From time to time I just can't resist the urge to write an article for April Fool's Day that is relevant to people living in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Some people believe them!

Best Schools in Phoenix - Phoenix School Rankings - Find a Good School
Everyone wants to send their children to the best schools possible. Here are resources that you can use to find out how schools and school districts are rated in the greater Phoenix area. You can find information such as standardized test scores, student to teacher ratio, class sizes, and more.

Gay-Friendly Businesses
These local businesses generally cater to the gay and lesbian community.

Massage - Day Spas - Therapeutic Massages
Therapeutic massage may be a good way to relieve the stresses in your body caused by everyday living. Here are some resources for massages and spa facilities in the Phoenix area.

Magazines and Online News
Newspapers, magazines, online news, radio and TV stations in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Television Stations
TV stations in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Arizona Criminals - Infamous Arizonans
These people gained their claim to fame for being criminals. I some cases the individuals mentioned may not have been convicted of a crime, but they are infamous for the wrong reasons.

Scams and Frauds
Here are some common scams and fraudulents schemes that have been reported to be affecting Arizona residents.

Phoenix Crime Statistics
Everyone is concerned about crime. Here are various resources to analyze crime statistics of the cities of the Phoenix area.

Actors, Actresses, Singers and Professional Performers
These people who are or were famous in the performing arts, are from Arizona, or have lived in Arizona at some point during their lives.

Famous Arizona Athletes
These famous people participate in some way in the world of professional sports. They either live in Arizona, or have lived in Arizona at some point in their lives.

Cactus League Apparel and Gifts - Spring Training Apparel and Gifts
When your favorite baseball team comes to town for Spring Training, you'll want to be appropriately outfitted! Here are some recommendations for apparel and gifts for your favorite Cactus League teams.

Cactus League Stadium Seating Charts
Here are the stadium seating charts for the Cactus League stadiums in Arizona. Spring training baseball is played at these stadiums in the Phoenix area.

Gems and Rocks
Arizona is a wonderful place for rockhounds and gem collectors of all levels. Here is a collection of Arizona links relating to gemstones and rock collecting.

Arizona Genealogy
Begin your search here for the best genealogy resources on the web for genealogical research. You can find archives, records, and history of your Arizona ancestors.

Miss Arizona Scholarship Pageant
Each year talented contestants from all over the state of Arizona compete for the title of Miss Arizona, and the right to compete in the Miss America Pageant. Find out about the Miss Arizona Scholarship Pageant, and read interviews of some recent Miss Arizona winners.

Famous Arizonans in Goverment and Politics
These famous people from Arizona are noted most for their political and/or government involvement.

Phoenix Model Railroading - Arizona Model Trains
Model railroading is alive and well in the Phoenix area. Here are some resources and clubs if you are interested in trains in Arizona or the unique pastime of model railroading.

Famous Arizona Writers and Cartoonists
Here are some people who became famous in print media. They either lived in Arizona at some point, or live here now.

Theatre for the Young at Heart - Children's Theatre
These are organizations that provide theatrical events specifically for children and teens in the Phoenix area.

Fishing - Arizona Fishing - Urban Fishing - Fishing Classes
If your goal is to catch a big ones, here's all the information you need. Whether you are traveling around the state, or you are just going out for some relaxing catch and release in the urban fishing areas, these resources will help.

Phoenix Historical Museums
Many of the cities in the Greater Phoenix area have their own historical museums. There are also several museums focused on the history of the people and lands of Arizona.

Phoenix Opera, Music, and Dance Companies
There are many organizations in the greater Phoenix area that produce professional and semi-professional performances relating to opera, music and dance. Enjoy the show!

Southern Arizona
These are some worthy day trips that can be taken from Phoenix to areas that are outside of Tucson.

Competitive and Non-Competitive Walks and Runs
All year long walkers and runners can enter both competitive and non-competitive walks and runs. Many of them are fundraisers for worthy events, some are just for fun.

Gifts for Arizona Sports Fans
These Arizona products are related to sports that we enjoy here in the Valley of the Sun. The sports fan in your life will appreciate these gifts!

4th of July Firework and Festivals
There are large 4th of July celebrations, and smaller community and neighborhoods events. Here are some of the biggest Independence Day parties around the greater Phoenix area.

Payson Arizona - Rim Country - Mogollon Rim
The Rim Country is just a couple of hours away from Phoenix,but it is about 20 degrees cooler. Payson and several of its smaller town neighbors make terrific day or weekend retreats from the big city.

Event Calendars by City For Cities and Towns in the Metro Phoenix Area
Looking for something in a specific part of town? Here are some event calendars for particular cities and towns in the Phoenix area.

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in the Phoenix, Arizona
Find dining, activities and events for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Hotels - Motels - Inns
There are hundreds of hotels and motels in the area. I couldn't possibly list and keep up with every hotel and motel. So here are some online resources for finding and booking lodging.

Hot Air Ballooning in Phoenix - Hot Air Balloon Rides
Hot air balloon companies in the Phoenix area.

Phoenix Skating Rinks - Ice Skating - Inline Skating - Roller Skating
No matter what kind of skates you have, you can find a place nearby to give them a workout. Ice skates, roller skates, inline skates--we have'em all!

Best Sports Bars - Phoenix Sports Bars - Scottsdale Sports Bars
Sports bars in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Peoria, Mesa, Chandler and Tempe, Arizona. These are the most popular sports bars in the metro Phoenix area.

Thanksgiving in Phoenix and Scottsdale
On Thanksgiving we enjoy our family, friends, and food. Here are places to eat, places to order food, and other Thanksgiving necessities for people who live in the Phoenix area.

Phoenix and Scottsdale Ice Cream Frozen Yogurt and Gelato Shops
Here in the Southwest we enjoy cool treats all year long. You'll find ice cream parlors, frozen yogurt shops and gelato shops all over the Greater Phoenix area.

Arizona Heat Jokes
Arizona heat is nothing to laugh at. But sometimes there's just nothing else you can do but laugh. Here are some heat jokes about Arizona--enjoy!

Phoenix Myths - Urban Legends About Phoenix Arizona
There are myths and urban legends about living in the Phoenix area. In this section I'll tell you what I'm hearing, and let you know what the truth is.

Arizona Cities - Arizona Communities - Phoenix - Scottsdale - Tempe
Cities and towns of the Phoenix metro area. Besides Phoenix, there are listings for Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe and more.

Phoenix Puzzles - Phoenix Quiz
Here some fun diversions for everyone in the family. All have themes relating to the Phoenix area. You might even learn something while you play!

Phoenix Relocation Guides - Scottsdale Relocation Guides
These are online resources of information for people considering relocating to the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Amateur Sports Leagues - Volleyball - Badminton - Ping Pong
Phoenix loves sports. If your prefer participating to watching your favorite sports teams, there are many opportunities for you to do so in the Phoenix area.  Badminton, football, racquetball, shuffleboard, ping pong, and volleyball organizations are all represented here.

Cemeteries and Mortuaries
These listings will help you if you need to find a final resting place in the Phoenix area for your loved one who has passed, or if you are doing some advanced planning to ease your family's burden after your own passing. Included here are tradional burial services, cremations, and after-care services in the greater Phoenix area.

Large Employers in Phoenix - Jobs in Phoenix
Large employers in the Phoenix area may provide a job opportunity for you. Find technical positions, engineering jobs, banking jobs, education jobs, jobs in health and more.

Home Values in Phoenix
Find comparative data about home prices in the Greater Phoenix area. Information includes both resale homes as well as new homes in metro Phoenix.

Moving to Phoenix - Long Distance Job Search
How to conduct a long distance job search in Phoenix. If you are moving to Phoenix, these tips will help you with your long distance job search.

Greater Phoenix Blogs - Best Blogs About Phoenix.
Greater Phoenix blogs. Best blogs about Phoenix.

Tattoos - Body Piercing - Phoenix Tattoo Parlors
Tattoos and body piercing arren't just for the wild crowd any more. Who knows--your grandma could have a tasteful tattoo on her shoulder! Here are some places in the Phoenix metro area that will take care of your tattoo and piercing needs.

Turquoise is Arizona's Official State Gemstone
Arizona has an official state gem. See a photo and learn more.

Organ Stop Pizza - Pizza and a World Famous Organ in Mesa, Arizona
Enjoy your pizza while listening to amazing organ music in Mesa, Arizona. What a unique experience for all ages!

Spike, Mascot
Meet Spike, the official mascot of the 2008 Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

Meet Spike, Arizona's Mascot for Super Bowl XLIX (49)
Meet Spike, the official mascot of the 2015 Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

Tour the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, AZ
You can take a docent-led tour of the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix, AZ.

Make Meaning Scottsdale AZ - Schedule Location and Prices
Get the schedule, location and prices for Make Meaning in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Make Meaning Scottsdale - Create Your Own Art - Who Should Consider Going to Make Meaning
Make Meaning is a place where you can go to make your own artistic pieces. Who should go to Make Meaning?

Make Meaning in Scottsdale Arizona - What is Make Meaning and What Happens There?
Find out what happens at Make Meaning in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Make Meaning Scottsdale AZ - Classes and Parties
Learn about birthday parties, events and classes that take place at Make Meaning in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Octane Raceway Indoor Kart Racing in Phoenix AZ - Location Prices Schedule
Get the details about the location, prices and calendar at Octane Raceway indoor kart racing in Phoenix, AZ.

Who Should Go To Octane Raceway?
Octane Raceway isn't for little kids. Get the scoop on who should try indoor kart racing at Octane Raceway.

What Happens at Octane Raceway?
Have you ever been to an kart racing facility? Whether you are experienced or a novice, Octane Raceway is a place for speed and fun.

Hike Camelback Mountain Trail in Central Phoenix Arizona
Camelback Mountain is a popular urban hiking area in Phoenix, Arizona. Get information and tips about the two main trails at Camelback Mountain.

Arizona Ballot Propositions - 2012 - How Arizona Voted
In Arizona's 2012 General Election there were several ballot propositions that were hotly debated. The voters made their decisions. Here were the issues, and how the voters decided.

Arizona Ballot Propositions - 2008 - How Arizona Voted
In Arizona's 2008 General Election there were several ballot propositions that were hotly debated. The voters made their decisions. Here were the issues, and how the voters decided.

How to Contact Senators From Arizona
One of the features of our form of government is that we have the right to tell our elected representatives how we feel they should vote on the issues.

Flip Orley Hypnotist and Comedian Performs in Phoenix
Flip Orley, the hypnotist and comedian who is nationally known for his stage shows, is originally from Arizona. Here are some comments about attending a Flip Orley show in Phoenix.

Studio Movie Grill Scottsdale Review (Luxury Movie Theater)
Read a review of the Studio Movie Grill in Scottsdale, a luxury movie theater in Scottsdale, AZ.

Farrelli Cinema Supper Club - Review of Farrelli's Cinema Supper Club in Scottsdale AZ
Read the About.com Phoenix Guide's review of Farrelli's Cinema Supper Club. This unique venue in Scottsdale has a full dinner menu available while you watch a movie.

Crazy Ed's Satisfied Frog on Bell Road in Phoenix - Review of the Original Crazy Ed's in Phoenix AZ
Read my review of Crazy Ed's Satisfied Frog on Bell Road in Phoenix. Crazy Ed and his Chili Beer used to be in Cave Creek, but now the original Crazy Ed has a restaurant in Phoenix.

The FBI's Most Wanted
Robert William Fischer from Arizona is on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for crimes committed in the Phoenix area. Do you know him? Page 2.

Two people from Arizona are on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list.
Jason Derek Brown from Arizona is on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for crimes committed in the Phoenix area. Do you know him?

2015 Pro Bowl: Football All-Stars in Phoenix, Arizona
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.

What Does "It's a Dry Heat" Mean? Heat Index, Explained
Is there really such a thing as a dry heat? If you live in Phoenix, you need to understand the Heat Index to understand humidity and high temperatures.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Parking Discount Offer
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport offers a parking discount to park in the covered, terminal garages during holiday travel periods and every other day.

Eight's Viewers Like You Festival in Peoria, Arizona
Food, wine, beer at the Eight's Viewers Like You Festival in Peoria, AZ. It's a culinary event sponsored by local PBS station Channel 8.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 2.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 4.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 5.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 6.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 7.

Dine Out With the Chefs Culinary Festival Picture - Dine Out With the Chefs Scottsdale - Dine Out With the Chefs Festival Photo
See pictures of the Dine Out With the Chefs culinary festival. Dine Out With the Chefs is a fundraiser for the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Page 10.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 4.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 3.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 6.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 9.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 8.

Home and Garden Expo Center - Scottsdale Peoria AZ Home and Garden Expo Centers
Get to know the Home and Garden Expo Centers in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. These Home Improvement centers are open every day, all year long. Page 10.

Picture of Arizona Exhibit at the Musical Instrument Museum MIM in Phoenix Arizona 13
See pictures and read tips and facts about the Musical Instrument Museum, also known as MIM, in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 13.

Picture of People on the Self Guided Audio Tour at the Musical Instrument Museum MIM in Phoenix
See pictures and read tips and facts about the Musical Instrument Museum, also known as MIM, in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 14.

Picture of a Happy Guest at the Musical Instrument Museum MIM in Phoenix
See pictures and read tips and facts about the Musical Instrument Museum, also known as MIM, in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 15.

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company in Tempe AZ
Scottsdale Musical Theater Company produces classic musicals using local talent who perform with a real orchestra in Tempe.

Cave Creek 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at Rare Earth Gallery
Cave Creek's 2014 4th of July event includes an evening of family activities, fun, music and fireworks.

AMC Fork and Screen and Cinema Suites in Phoenix, AZ
Read Judy Hedding's review of the AMC Esplanade Cinema Suites movie theaters, a luxury movie theater in Phoenix, AZ.

Race Statistics for Arizona and Maricopa County
Find out what kind of people make up Arizona, Maricopa County, and the largest cities in Arizona. Includes numbers of Hispanic/Latino people, African Americans and Asians.

Peoria, Arizona - Peoria Population and Race Statistics
Find out about the population and demographics of Peoria, Arizona.

Peoria, Arizona - Attractions, Shopping and Special Events
Find out about attractions, shopping and special events in Peoria, Arizona.

Peoria, Arizona - Schools and Largest Employers in Peoria, Arizona
Find out about schools and large employers in Peoria, Arizona.

Peoria, Arizona - What's Special About Peoria Arizona
Get to know Peoria, Arizona. Peoria, Arizona is in the northwest part of the Greater Phoenix area.

Peoria, Arizona - Location, Area Code, Zip Code and History
Find out where Peoria, Arizona is and how it began.

Report a Restaurant in Phoenix to the Health Department
Did you become ill or notice unhealthy conditions after eating at a Phoenix area restaurant? Learn how to report it to the county health department.

Arizona Ballot Propositions - 2010 - How Arizona Voted
In Arizona's 2010 General Election there were several ballot propositions that were hotly debated. The voters made their decisions. Here were the issues, and how the voters decided.

Stratum Lasertag Phoenix - Ten Things You Should Know Before You Go To Stratum Laser Tag
Ten Things You Should Know Before You Go to Stratum Lasertag in Mesa, Arizona.

Stratum Lasertag in Mesa Arizona - Arcade at Stratum Laser Tag
Arcade and snack bar at Stratum Laser Tag in Mesa, Arizona.

Phoenix Indoor Play for Toddlers at Imagination Avenue - Indoor Activity Area for Children
Imagination Avenue is an indoor activity area for young children. Imagination Avenue is located in central Phoenix.

Imagination Avenue Location - Imagination Avenue Hours - Imagination Avenue Admission
Imagination Avenue is located in central Phoenix. Find out the hours and admission fees for Imagination Avenue here.

Seattle Sutton Diet - Seattle Sutton Phoenix Arizona - Seattle Sutton Food
Read a review of Seattle Sutton in Phoenix, Arizona. Seattle Sutton is a food and diet program with distributors in Arizona.

Find a Person in Phoenix - Find Contact Info or Email For Someone in Phoenix or Scottsdale
If you are trying to contact Alice Cooper, Allison DuBois, Sandra Day O'Connor, or any other person in the Phoenix area, read this before you email me to ask for assistance.

Arizona Baby Names
Each year the Social Security Administration figures out what the most popular names were for babies. Here are Arizona's results.

Scottsdale Restaurants - Seafood
These restaurants in Scottsdale have seafood as a specialty. Both fine dining and casual dining in Scottsdale are included.

Mi Amigos Mexican Grill - Review of Mi Amigos Mexican Grill in Phoenix and Mesa Arizona
Read reviews of Mi Amigos Mexican Grill. Mi Amigos Mexican Grill is a restaurant in the Phoenix area.

Garduños Mexican Restaurant - Review of Garduño's of Mexico in Phoenix AZ
Read reviews of Garduño's Mexican Restaurant and Cantina. Garduño's is a restaurant in the Phoenix area.

Pronunciation of the Names of Places in Arizona
A simple 'how-to' list of common Arizona places and how to pronounce them.

Rattlesnake Bites Can Be Dangerous. Here is What To Do.
Rattlesnakes are common in Arizona. Here are tips about what to do (and what NOT to do) if you are bitten by a rattlesnake or any venomous reptile.

Transfer Car Title in Arizona - Car Registration Laws
A simple 'how-to' on transferring a title or registering a vehicle in Arizona. If you sell your car, you must transfer the title and notify MVD.

How to Treat a Black Widow Spider Bite
Black widow spiders are common in the Southwest, and they are venomous. Here's what to do if you are bitten by a black widow spider.

MVD (Motor Vehicle Department) in Phoenix, AZ: Basics
Get the basics about MVD Phoenix. Find out what MVD Phoenix does, what you can do online, and who is considered a resident of Phoenix.

Vehicle Emissions Testing in Arizona
Get quick tips on emissions testing in Arizona. Many vehicles don't have to be tested at all for emissions, but if you need to have your car tested, these tips will make the process easier.

Save Energy With a Digital Electronic Programmable Thermostat
A digital programmable thermostat can save you money, and save precious energy, especially during the hot summer months in Phoenix. Here are tips you can use to select an electronic thermostat for your home.

Spring Break at Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is a popular destination for winter visitors, spring breakers, and a great weekend getaway for people who live in the Phoenix area.

Five Things I Love About Phoenix, Arizona
I love Phoenix, Arizona. Here are five things I love about living in the Phoenix area.

Five Reasons Why I Dislike Phoenix, Arizona
I hate Phoenix, Arizona. Here are five things I dislike about living in the Greater Phoenix area. Page 2.

Butterfly Exhibit at Desert Botanical Garden
Each Spring visitors to the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix flock to the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion. Monarch butterflies are present in October and November.

Local Ice Cream Parlors in Phoenix and Scottsdale
Ice cream parlors, frozen yogurt and gelato shops in the Greater Phoenix area. You can find frozen treats all over the Valley, all year long.

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Restaurants in the Phoenix Area
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.

Family Farm Day at Tolmachoff Farms Glendale Arizona - Family Activities and Veggie Garden
Get the details about Family Farm Day at Tolmachoff Farms in Glendale, Arizona.

Photo of a Monarch Butterfly on an Orange Marigold
Photo of a Monarch Butterfly on an orange marigold in Phoenix, AZ. Page 98.

Phoenix Desert Lizard - The Common Side-blotched Lizard
Photo of a Common Side-blotched Lizard, picture taken in Scottsdale, AZ. Page 94.

Desert Tarantula Photo on the Apache Trail
Photo of a desert tarantula on the Apache Trail. Page 97.

Photo of a javelina mother and her babies, taken in Carefree, AZ.
Photo of a javelina mother and her babies, taken in Carefree, AZ. The javelina is not a warthog or a pig. Page 99.

Black Widow Spider Picture - Queen Creek AZ
Avoid the black widow spider if you can -- it's bite can be very dangerous. Here is a photo of a black widow spider in Queen Creek, AZ. Page 95.

Photo of a Coyote in North Scottsdale
Photo of a wild coyote in a residential neighborhood in north Scottsdale, AZ. Page 100.

Image of a Bee and a Butterfly in Scottsdale Arizona
See an image of a Bee and a Butterfly in Scottsdale, Arizona. Page 93.

Palo Verde Beetle in Cave Creek Recreational Area Arizona - Phoenix Borer Beetle
If you are hiking in the Cave Creek Recreational Area, you might come across these huge bugs. They are called borer beetles, and they fly, too. Page 74.

Photo of Eastern Cottontail in Phoenix AZ
Image of an Eastern Cottontail in Phoenix, Arizona, cooling itself in the shade. Page 91.

Photo of Coyote in Peoria Arizona - Peoria Wild Coyote Picture
This coyote was photographed in the desert of Peoria, Arizona. Page 82.

Chuckwalla Picture - Photo of a Chuckwalla at South Mountain in Phoenix
Picture of a chuckwalla taken at South Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 77.

Chuckwalla Picture - Photo of a Chuckwalla in Peoria Arizona
Picture of a chuckwalla taken in Peoria, Arizona. Peoria is west of Phoenix, Arizona. Page 76.

Image of a Pale Sun Spider in Peoria Arizona
The pale sun spider isn't really a spider. It's an arachnid, like a scorpion. Page 78.

Photo of Female Chuckwalla in Peoria Arizona - Peoria Chuckwalla Picture
This desert amphibian was photographed in Peoria, Arizona. Page 81.

Sonoran Desert Toad - Desert Amphibian in Peoria Arizona - Peoria Frog Picture
This Sonoran Desert Toad was photographed in Peoria, Arizona. Page 79.

Photo of Red-spotted Toad in Peoria Arizona - Peoria Frog Picture
This Red-spotted Toad was photographed in Peoria, Arizona. Page 80.

Chuckwalla Picture - Photo of a Chuckwalla in the White Tank Mountains West of Phoenix
Picture of a chuckwalla taken in the White Tank Mountains. The White Tank Mountains are west of Phoenix, Arizona. Page 75.

Photo of Chuckwalla in North Scottsdale Arizona - Scottsdale Chuckwalla Picture
This large desert lizard was photographed in Scottsdale, Arizona. Page 84.

Desert Tortoise in McDowell Mountain Regional Park in Phoenix Arizona
If you are hiking in in McDowell Mountain Regional Park, you might come across deer, javelina, birds, coyotes or this guy -- a desert tortoise. Page 83.

Desert Tortoise on Ringtail trail in Scottsdale Arizona
If you are hiking in Scottsdale, you might come across all kinds of desert creatures, including a desert tortoise. Page 85.

Grasshopper and Friend Photo - Green Valley Arizona
See a picture of a grasshopper and its friend in Green Valley, Arizona. Page 86.

Image of a Bee on a Daisy in Scottsdale Arizona
See an image of a Bee on a Daisy in Scottsdale, Arizona. Page 87.

Image of a Bobcat in Scottsdale Arizona
See a picture of a bobcat in a backyard in Scottsdale, AZ. Page 88.

Western Desert Tarantula Photo
Photo of a Western Desert Tarantula in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico just across the border from Arizona. Page 89.

Photo of Sonoran Desert Toad (Bufo alvarius)
Photo of a Photo of Sonoran Desert Toad (Bufo alvarius) in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico just across the border from Arizona. Page 90.

Image of a Pale Sun Spider in North Phoenix Arizona
The pale sun spider isn't really a spider. It's an arachnid, like a scorpion. Page 92.

Phoenix Desert Lizard Photo - Greater Earless Lizard
Picture of a Greater Earless Lizard, picture taken at Lost Dutchman State Park in Arizona. Page 96.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Phoenix Creatures and Animals - Photo Gallery of Animals Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different animals that have been seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix creature photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona.

Native American Arts Festival in Litchfield Park (West Phoenix)
The 2016 Native American Arts Festival is held outdoors in Litchfield Park, Arizona, features award-winning artists, entertainment, and more.

Phoenix Fast Facts - Tibits and Trivia about Phoenix People and Places
Here are some fast facts, tidbits and trivia about Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area. Did you know...?

Image: Dog Park at Surprise Farms in Arizona
See a picture of dogs playing at the Surprise Farms Community Park off-leash​ area. It opened in 2015. Page 39.

South Phoenix Dog Park - PetSmart Dog Park at Esteban Park
Phoenix dog park: Esteban Dog Park on Roeser Road opened in August 2015. It is the first dog park to serve the South Phoenix area. Page 28.

North Phoenix Dog Park - Deems Hills Dog Park
Deems Hills Dog Park in Northwest Phoenix opened in September 2015. This Phoenix dog park is about two acres, separate areas for large and small dogs. Page 29.

Photo of the Alta Vista Off Leash Dog Area in Peoria AZ
See a picture of the dog park that is located in Peoria, Arizona. The Peoria dog park is at Alta Vista Park. Page 21.

Photo of the Alta Vista Dog-Friendly Park in Peoria AZ
See a picture of the Alta Vista Dog-Friendly Park in Peoria, AZ. Page 20.

Phoenix Arizona Dog Park Photo at Washington Park
See a picture of the Washington park off leash dog area. This dog park is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 31.

Photo of Off Leash Dog Play Area at Horizon Park in Scottsdale AZ
See a picture of the dog park in Scottsdale, Arizona. This off leash exercise area for dogs is located at Horizon Park. Page 36.

Photo of Scottsdale AZ Dog Park at Vista del Camino Park
See a picture of the dog park located at Vista del Camino Park in Scottsdale, AZ. Page 37.

Photo of Dog Park at Chaparral Park in Scottsdale AZ
See a photo of the dog park at Chaparral Park in Scottsdale, AZ. Page 35.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Terminal 4 Dog Park Picture
See a picture of the dog park at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This is an exercise area for dogs at Terminal 4. Page 32.

Photo of Dog Exercise Area at Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
See picture of the dog exercise area at Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Page 33.

Sun City Grand Dog Park Picture
See a picture of the dog park offleash area in Sun City Grand, Arizona. Page 38.

Tempe Sports Complex Dog Park Photo
See a pictures of the dog park at the Tempe Sports Complex in Tempe, Arizona. Page 45.

Tempe Arizona Dog Park Picture - Tempe Mitchell Dog Park Photo
See a photo of the dog park at Mitchell Park in Tempe, AZ. Page 43.

Tempe Arizona Dog Park - Jaycee Dog Park Photo
See a pictures of the Jaycee Dog Park in Tempe, Arizona. Page 41.

Tempe Arizona Dog Park Picture - Photo of Papago Dog Park
See a picture of Papago Dog Park. This off leash exercise area fo dogs is located at Papago Park, on the border of Phoenix and Tempe, AZ. Page 44.

Tempe Arizona Dog Park Picture at Mitchell Park
See a picture of the dog park in Tempe, Arizona. This off leash exercise area for dogs is located at Mitchell Park. Page 42.

Tempe Arizona Dog Park Picture at Creamery Park
See a picture of the dog park located in Tempe, Arizona at Creamery Park. Page 40.

Photo of the Pioneer Dog Park in Peoria, AZ
See a picture of the Pioneer Dog Park in Peoria, AZ. Page 22.

Queen Creek Dog Park - Pocket Park for Pups
The dog park in Queen Creek, AZ is called the Pocket Park for Pups. Page 34.

Photo of the Hance Dog Park in Phoenix, AZ
See a photo taken at Hance Dog Park in Phoenix, AZ. Page 26.

Photo of the Dog Park at Sahuaro Ranch in Glendale AZ
See a photo of the dog park in Glendale, Arizona. This off leash exercise area for dogs is located at Sahuaro Ranch. Page 15.

Photo of the Pioneer Dog Park in Peoria, AZ
See a picture of the Pioneer Dog Park in Peoria, AZ. Page 23.

North Phoenix Dog Park - Deems Hills Dog Park
Deems Hills Dog Park in Northwest Phoenix opened in September 2015. This Phoenix dog park is about two acres, separate areas for large and small dogs. Page 30.

Image of Central Bark Park, a Dog Park in Florence Arizona
See a photo of the Central Bark Park, an off-leash dog park in Florence, AZ. Page 9.

Photo of Off Leash Dog Exercise Area in Fountain Hills AZ
See a picture of the dog park in Fountain Hills, Arizona. The Fountain Hills off leash area is located at Fountain Park. Page 10.

Cosmo Dog Park Has a Lake Where Dogs Can Swim
See s picture of the dog park in Gilbert, Arizona. Cosmo Dog Park is best known for the lake where dogs can swim. Page 11.

Goodyear Arizona Dog Park Picture
See a photo of the dog park (off leash exercise area for dogs) in Goodyear, AZ. Page 12.

Photo of Dog Park at Snedigar Park in Chandler AZ
See a picture of the dog park in Chandler, Arizona. This dog park is located at at Snedigar Park. Page 5.