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Welz Kauffman will helm one of the biggest book festivals in the country when it returns to Tucson in March, featuring 300 authors, entertainment, food trucks and children’s activities.
Feb. 15, 2024
Gov. Katie Hobbs is on board with a new version of the tamale bill that she vetoed last year.
Feb. 15, 2024
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Preparations are underway for the Valley to host the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The local organizing committee expects Phoenix hotels to book 22,658 room nights with an average daily rate of $359.
Feb. 14, 2024
Rosie Grant
The Show spoke with archivist and digital creator Rosie Grant, whose TikTok features making recipes found on people's gravestones.
Feb. 14, 2024
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The Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture's program trains three to five aspiring farmers each cycle in Ajo and on the Tohono O’odham Nation
Feb. 13, 2024
Lion dance
The Show spoke with Arizona resident Bobby Kwan on how he and his family celebrate Lunar New Year.
Feb. 13, 2024
Keelono Bond breaks apart a packrat nest with a rake while San Carlos Apache forager Twila Cassadore supervises him.
Packrats are pests, particularly for car owners in and around the Valley. Yet this species is prized among Apaches in winter. And even an essential ingredient for their traditional diet.
More tribal natural resoures stories
Feb. 12, 2024
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix is offering financial help to qualifying vacant retail and commercial properties.
Feb. 8, 2024
Phoenix leaders have awarded the first threatened building grant since the program was named after the former mayor, approving $400,000 to help preserve and rehabilitate a single-story home built in 1909.
Feb. 8, 2024
Meat at grocery store
The bill comes as the The USDA approved the sale of lab-grown meat last year.
Feb. 5, 2024
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The CDC say between 2017 and 2020, nearly a fifth of 2- to 19 year-olds were obese. Latin American countries have successfully implemented policies to bring those numbers down — including warning labels, taxes, advertising restrictions and portion control initiatives.
Feb. 5, 2024
Man in apron poses with pastry o tray
Mark Chacón makes citrus curds, creams and marmalades at his James Beard Award-nominated Chaconne Patisserie in the Valley, and recently walked The Show through making one of his best-sellers.
Feb. 5, 2024
A historic building in Phoenix once slated for demolition will be preserved in downtown’s Roosevelt Historic District. The single-story home, built in 1909, is surrounded by five-story apartment buildings near near Third Avenue and McKinley Street.
Feb. 1, 2024
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For the 15th year, Tucson will shine on the literary stage. Volunteers help keep the event, which features more than 300 authors, free to the public, according to festival organizers.
Feb. 1, 2024
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of providing $500,000 of additional funding to the Arizona Food Bank Network to relieve food-insecure communities throughout the county.
Feb. 1, 2024
A table with several serving containers full of green salsa, chilaquiles, pico de gallo, and individual containers of chorizo with cheese. A sign on the table reads 'Irma's Kitchen.'
The city of Phoenix, Arizona nonprofit Waste Not, the National Resource Defense Council and local chef Chris Lenza have teamed up on a project to reduce food waste.
Jan. 31, 2024
A new pilot program in Phoenix is increasing public access to chilled water. The city recently installed two fountain prototypes downtown.
Jan. 30, 2024
Dishes from Bacanora
The James Beard Foundation released their semifinalists on Wednesday morning for this year’s James Beard Awards. Here are the Arizona chefs who made the list.
Jan. 24, 2024
wheelchair user
Scottsdale has its eyes on a growing travel market: people with disabilities.
Jan. 23, 2024
Meat at grocery store
A bill that would prohibit a business from labeling a product as “meat” unless it came directly from an animal is moving through the state House.
Jan. 23, 2024


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