Phoenix, AZ Lifestyle

Maricopa La Quinta to open

Maricopa’s first hotel in 66 years will open Sept. 20, as the LaQuinta Inn & Suites at Copper Sky begins accepting guests. There will be a private, VIP event and ribbon-cutting for city officials and dignitaries at 9 a.m., then the doors will swing open. “We’re going to cut the...
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Fed Up With Grueling Shifts and Chronic Understaffing, Sky Harbor Restaurant Workers Are Striking

Before dawn on Wednesday morning, at the start of the 3 a.m. shift, union employees at cafes and restaurants at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport walked off the job. It was a tipping point, those workers say. Since the onset of the pandemic, the foodservice establishments at Sky Harbor managed by the company HMS Host have been severely understaffed. Workers at the picket line on Wednesday described the harsh conditions they have endured over the last year: Mandatory 12-hour shifts, harassment from customers, and management that’s stretched thin.

Booty's Wings of Arizona brings home the 2021 National Buffalo Wing title

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- As football season kicks back off, there is one beloved food often found at any tailgate, grill out, gathering, or wherever people find themselves to cheer on their respective team -- the chicken wing. People love wings for their simplicity, ease to eat, and of course, the conduit they serve as for delicious sauces! If you're a wing enthusiast and enjoy braving new and creative sauces, look no further than to the west of Phoenix in Buckeye, Goodyear, and Surprise. Each of these West Valley cities is home to locations for Booty's Wings, Burgers, and Beers, whose owner, Andy LiButti, just brought home to Arizona THEE national title for champion of wings.

Booty's Wings, Burgers, and Beers history of awards

What do Buckeye, Goodyear, and Surprise have in common? Each of these West Valley cities is home to locations for Booty's Wings, Burgers, and Beers, whose owner, Andy LiButti, just brought home to Arizona THEE national title for champion of wings!
Arizona Capitol Times

Horse med not OK as Covid vaccine

Arizonans are poisoning themselves with medication meant for horses and cattle in their belief it will prevent or fight Covid. Dr. Marjorie Bessel, chief clinical officer at Banner Health, said September 15 that her organization’s poison center in just August managed 10 cases of people who became ill after taking ivermectin, “some that were so severe that they did require hospitalization.”

Sun Cities museum gains grant

The Del Webb Sun Cities Museum was among organizations that gained grants from the Arizona Historical Society. The museum, 10801 W. Oakmont Drive, Sun City was awarded $2,000. The Arizona Historical Society presented $38,000 in grants to organizations throughout the state. This annual grant program supports preserving, interpreting and promoting Arizona history with certified historical institutions across the state.

Celebrating Gilbert's Hispanic Heritage

Gilbert, Ariz. - This Hispanic Heritage Month, we've partnered with HD SOUTH - Home Of The Gilbert Historical Museum to pay homage to some of the town's early Hispanic settlers. Here are their stories:. Carlos & Mary Padilla. Carlos and Mary Padilla married in the 1940s and purchased five acres...

Find Authentic Bavarian-Style Celebration at Fountain Hills Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest at the Fountain event will return to Fountain Hills the weekend of Sept. 24–25. Known to be a truly authentic German Oktoberfest, Oktoberfest at the Fountain will bring the traditions of Munich to Fountain Hills. Attendees can munch on traditional food such as Bavarian bratwurst, pretzels, schnitzel, strudel,...

Mesa Cars & Coffee

Mesa Cars & Coffee kicks off Sept. 18, offering breakfast and cool automobiles for car lovers across the Valley. FOX 10's Desiree Fluellen reports.

Creamistry celebrates 1st West Valley location with free ice cream

Creamistry, the liquid nitrogen sweet shop that creates custom frozen desserts before guests’ eyes, is celebrating the grand opening of its latest location with a free small ice cream for each guest from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 18. Located at 1235 North 98th Avenue in Park West, Peoria’s premier dining and entertainment center located, this is Creamistry’s first West Valley store.

The Absolute Best Breweries in Phoenix

Phoenix might not be known as a beer city—yet—but with more than 100 breweries in the state, including heavyweights like SanTan Brewing and Four Peaks, it’s well on its way. Plus, what better place is there to sip on crisp, cold beer than a city that regularly reaches 100+ degree temperatures? So, whether you’re looking for a hoppy IPA or a sweet lager, we’ve got you covered with the most acclaimed breweries the Valley of the Sun has to offer.

LGO’s Ingo‘s Tasty Food is Open at Block 23

Known as a staple neighborhood joint in Arcadia, LGO’s Ingo’s Tasty Food’s second location is now open and has brought its new American-style plates and relaxed atmosphere to Downtown Phoenix’s Block 23. The new 2,000-sq.-ft. location highlights a sophisticated, yet casual environment throughout its two floors. The spot features an...

Few People Know Arizona’s First Governor Is Buried At Papago Park In Phoenix

Arizona has an incredibly rich history, and insight into our past is often hiding where we’d least expect to find it. Papago Park, one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the state, is home to the final resting place of Arizona’s very first governor, W.P. Hunt. His tomb sits atop a dramatic hill, so […] The post Few People Know Arizona’s First Governor Is Buried At Papago Park In Phoenix appeared first on Only In Your State.

Cave Creek Museum To Participate in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Cave Creek Museum will take part in this year’s Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, Sept. 18, from 1–4:30pm. Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day is an annual celebration of curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums provide free entry to anyone who presents a Museum Day ticket (up to two people). Tickets may be acquired by visiting