Whenever Phoenix and Philadelphia play leapfrog in the city size rankings (which invariably makes our local journalists generate reams of predictable content), I always bring up Sky Harbor International Airport and its lack of intercontinental flights. My view: I don’t…
NOTE: See the updates at the end of the post. Congratulations, Phoenix. You’ve officially destroyed one of the nation’s best urban mountain biking areas. And you managed to do it on the down-low. By the time I started mountain biking…
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.…
People from Phoenix love to shit all over Tucson by saying things like “It’s dirty” and “the roads are terrible.” (Disclaimer: I am an Arizona State University graduate. But I also have little regard for silly-ass tribalism. I also like…
People love to say that Phoenix doesn’t have any culture. It’s a notion that people parrot constantly. And it puts me in the mood to brandish a cricket bat in a threatening manner. What they really mean is one of of…
Hawaiian Airlines latest flight deals offer travelers in the know a convenient way to get to Auckland and Taipei.
I’ve always been fascinated by the Capstone Cathedral. One day, I got my chance to take a close-up and inside look at this iconic Phoenix building.
I decide to take another try at bike commuting in Phoenix, Ariz. Find out how I fare among the drivers and disjointed network of bike lanes.
There’s no way I’d commute by bike in Phoenix again. It has no credible infrastructure, and only pays lip service to making the streets bike friendly. City officials could change my mind by truly addressing the problems.
I hate comparing anything to Fight Club – especially a mountain bike trail. But I have no choice with the Fantasy Island North Singletrack.
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.
American Airlines and US Airways are destined to merge, if you believe the many airline industry talking heads. Here’s my wish list for the two airlines, post merger.
Mountain biking near Phoenix offers any rider some hard choices. There’s no shortage of great mountain bike trails. See how they rate, and which you should ride.
A ground-level view from an airport’s runway – it’s the sort of perspective that gets a photographer excited. See what kind of cool images you could get from a runway-side vantage point.
Welcome to my Phoenix travel guide for hipsters. Grab your fixie and your can of PBR and let’s get going!
Cities in Arizona squander a cheap, easy way to get greener: harvesting their many date trees. Only Arizona State University is putting its many date trees to work.
I consider Chicago an overrated city. But it has some progressive elements that I’d like to see in Phoenix. Small chance of that without a focus on improving the city’s amenities as opposed to simple-minded cost cutting.
In the short time I’ve kept tabs on Sal DiCiccio, a Phoenix city councilman, he’s been careless with residents’ private information, misrepresented data on city employees’ salaries and whined like Glenn Beck. And he’s convinced me that he’s tied to the nofee2hikeaz.com group.
Despite its short history, the Phoenix metro area has amassed some unusual architecture. Here are three of the best-known odd buildings you’ll find in the Valley of the Sun.