I don’t usually do photo-only posts. But I snapped a nice shot from the nighttime storm that rolled into Phoenix. I’m not sure if this is actually a monsoon storm or not … but hey, call it what you will.…
Another season, another defunct sports team in Arizona. Yep. Awhile ago, I wrote about some of Arizona’s defunct sports teams. The list included my beloved Phoenix Roadrunners. It now includes the Arizona Sundogs, a Central Hockey League team based in…
People call Phoenix and its satellite cities an area without a past, shucked of history, a collection of pass-through transients. The closing of Montis La Casa Vieja on Monday splinters another link to the past … and the deed will be…
I’m not a runner. I know this sounds strange considering one of my travel traditions is running a 10K in the places I visit… so far, I’ve run 10k races in Vietnam, South Korea, Norway and Iceland. But I’m just…
If you live in Arizona, there’s a good chance the summer heat has its oppressive boot squished against your neck. And you want to know how and where to beat the summer heat in Arizona, someway, somehow. I have some tips…
Abandoned factories, historic hotels, old prisons and more earn a spot in the guest post about haunted places in Arizona. Find out all about them!
The new Arizona High School Cycling League has smart plans to get more girls interested in mountain bike racing. Check out the ideas, and add your opinion.
There’s talk that Prescott mountain bike trails are making the city a national destination. Find out if it’s true – or just hometown hype.
If you seek Arizona hikes with fewer people and more interesting scenery, put the Red Mountain volcanic cinder cone on your list.
There’s more microbreweries than ever popping up – some good, some bad. What would a craft beer establishment need to make me call it the best microbrewery?
Who built and manages the best mountain bike trails near Phoenix? The state, county and city government land managers are all over the board in their expertise and vision for cultivating mountain bikers. Let’s see who leads the pack.
Arizona is in the middle of some interesting mountain bike news – from the pro ranks right down to the new high school level.
I hate comparing anything to Fight Club – especially a mountain bike trail. But I have no choice with the Fantasy Island North Singletrack.
An examiner.com writer plagiarizes the New Times, and forces me to make a few observations on the content farm and why anyone would write for it.
One of my favorite mountain bike trails just got a little nip and tuck. Find out if it’s good, bad or ugly.
Should you drink your own pee? That’s the question asked in the lead story of my Cool Content roundup. Plus, kooks, underground wars, bad writing and more!
There’s now a reason besides Papago Brewing to visit the Papago Plaza in south Scottsdale – and it’s Hot Yoga University.
Phoenix city officials breathlessly announced that British Airways will bump service to Sky Harbor from six to seven flights weekly. But let’s parse the puffery and see what that really means for Valley travelers.