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dillard's sign on building
Plans for the former Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix have grown since KJZZ first reported the deal last December. Here's the latest vision for the landmark property off Interstate 17 between Dunlap and Peoria avenues.
Phoenix parking deal with Metrocenter developer could cost $68M
Apr. 26, 2022
the front of rosita's place restaurant
Phoenix is famous for a lot of things — most of them not so great. Think heat, urban sprawl, harsh politics and a harsher desert. But there’s one thing we’re known for that’s good — really good: Mexican food.
Apr. 26, 2022
Marijuana plants
Legalizing recreational marijuana has helped cannabis move further into mainstream culture. Now, it's moving on as an ingredient to three- and five-star course meals.
Apr. 20, 2022
As inflation increases, family’s dollars don’t stretch as far for many needs, especially meals. This is putting a strain on food banks across Arizona.
Apr. 19, 2022
The National Retail Federation forecasts sales will grow between 6% and 8% this year to $4.86 trillion in 2022. Consumer demand, supply chain disruptions, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine are some of the biggest factors driving up prices.
Apr. 19, 2022
April Bojorquez and Matt Garcia
As talks of climate change continue, more and more land around the world is turning into desert. But artists from Desert ArtLAB have started a project combatting — and even re-envisioning — this: The Desertification Cookbook.
Apr. 19, 2022
Five $20 dollar bills on table
Consumers in Maricopa and Pinal counties are paying an average of 10.9% more than a year ago, according to the Consumer Price Index.
Apr. 12, 2022
Sonoran dog
Here in the Southwest, there are multiple traditions when it comes to the hot dog. One of the most important is the Sonoran hot dog, which traces its beginnings to Hermosillo.
Apr. 6, 2022
sotol so good cocktail
Plenty of Arizonans love a good cocktail, and food critic Nikki Buchanan says there’s more than ever to choose from — even some without alcohol.
Mar. 31, 2022
Giovanni Scorzo Andreoli Italian Grocer
The James Beard Foundation has announced the finalists in this year’s competition, including just one Arizona nominee for Best Chef Southwest: Giovanni Scorzo of Andreoli Italian Grocer in Scottsdale.
Hear more interviews from The Show
Mar. 29, 2022
people on patio at state 48 brewery
Surprise is conducting its annual retail survey of residents and this year, a new group is invited to participate.
Mar. 24, 2022
jeff herbert
Jeff Herbert is the co-founder of Superstition Meadery in Prescott. He, along with his wife Jennifer, built the company from nothing into one of the highest-rated beverage producers in the country.
Mar. 21, 2022
Medieval Times Scottsdale joust
Last month, nearly 180,000 leisure and hospitality workers were hired across the country. But the National Federation of Independent Business still found that nearly half of owners surveyed had openings they could not fill. One place looking for help is a castle near Scottsdale featuring medieval feasts and swordfights.
Mar. 11, 2022
jimmy fike and edible plants book cover
North America offers plenty of plants to safely eat. And in Jimmy Fike's new book, "Edible Plants: A Photographic Survey of the Wild Edible Botanicals of North America," he details over 100 of them.
Mar. 8, 2022
Saddle Mountain Brewing Company beer
The MLB has effectively canceled spring training after owners and players failed to reach an agreement. And that means for the third straight year, Valley businesses will lose out on spring training business.
Mar. 3, 2022
lori hashimoto
Semifinalists for the James Beard Awards were announced this week. A number of Arizona chefs and restaurants were nominated, including Lori Hashimoto of Hana Japanese Eatery in Phoenix.
Feb. 25, 2022
group raising glasses and smiling
It’s not unusual for people in Phoenix to mourn the loss of a business — especially one with longtime ties to a neighborhood. But one community found reason to celebrate Tuesday as a former restaurant was demolished at I-17 and Northern Avenue.
More Arizona business news
Feb. 15, 2022
Mother Bunch in Phoenix
The owners of Mother Bunch Brewing Inc. will pay restitution and fines for failing to pay taxes.
Feb. 14, 2022
Lion dance
This week marked the beginning of the Year of the Tiger and Lunar New Year celebrations across Asia. The Show spoke with Sweet Republic ice cream's Helen Yung to learn how you can celebrate the new year here in Phoenix.
Feb. 4, 2022
hot chocolate
Minerva Orduño Rincón knows a lot about hot chocolate, and not the kind made from a packet of powder, but Mexican hot chocolate. You might have heard it called Ibarra; it’s become more popular in the U.S. these days.
Jan. 21, 2022


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