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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Hundreds of food and beverage workers went on strike this Wednesday morning at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Oct. 25, 2023
Hermosillio, Sonora
As Phoenix works to increase business ties with Mexico, Arizona’s largest international trading partner, the city is looking beyond the Mexican state of Sonora.
Oct. 18, 2023
In a divided decision, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that it is constitutional to shield bar owners and bartenders from lawsuits connected to drunk driving crashes.
Oct. 18, 2023
Hotel San Carlos
A major makeover is planned for a 95-year-old hotel in downtown Phoenix. When Hotel San Carlos opened in 1928, the San Carlos was Phoenix’s first air-cooled, high-rise hotel.
Oct. 12, 2023
person watching tv
Amanda Kehrberg is a Ph.D. student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications studying digital culture, and she spoke with The Show about "The Great British Bake Off" effect on reality TV.
Oct. 11, 2023
Melissa Kruse-Peeples
Melissa Kruse Peeples, who manages an Arizona State University garden and runs her own gardening business, talks to The Show about what to grow as the season turns to fall.
Oct. 10, 2023
Cooler with cake on shelves
This year, the Arizona State Fair runs Sept. 22-Oct. 29, a little more than five weeks. So you might wonder: How do the winning items stay fresh in their cases at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum throughout the event?
Oct. 9, 2023
Mark Kondo
The Show spoke with Mark Kondo, chef and owner of Yatai Ramen, about what got him interested in food.
Oct. 5, 2023
In 2020, Dwayne Allen launched Big Marble Organics, a Jamaican inspired line of organic soft drinks and mixers. Each bottle is produced in Phoenix, but now Allen says he’s ready to expand into Nevada and southern California.
Oct. 3, 2023
Gary Paul Nabhan, author of “Agave Spirits: The Past, Present, and Future of Mezcals”
The Show spoke with Gary Paul Nabhan, acclaimed ethnobotanist, about “Agave Spirits: The Past, Present, and Future of Mezcals” — his new book about everything from tequilas to bacanoras and more.
Sep. 28, 2023
Farmworkers harvesting in a field
The state Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona are working on the first targeted count of farmworkers in Arizona since 2008.
Sep. 25, 2023
The Show spoke with director of Food Entrepreneurship for Local First Arizona Gabe Gardner about the new development his group is working on with the city of Mesa.
Sep. 25, 2023
Welcome to Scottsdale marker sign
An initiative to require city-owned public venues to divert food waste from the landfill may be a topic of discussion at future Scottsdale City Council meetings.
Sep. 24, 2023
Fair rides
This year's Arizona State Fair runs Sept. 22 through Oct. 29, with the usual range of rides and games in the Midway to the Coliseum concert series to demolition derby and rodeos in the grandstand.
Find more things to do this weekend with KJZZ Hotspots
Sep. 22, 2023
Eggo Brunch in a Jar Sippin’ Cream
Now you can get alcoholic coffee and tea drinks from Dunkin’ Donuts. Or if breakfast food is more your thing, you can try the frozen waffle-inspired offering from Eggo.
Sep. 21, 2023
tracy dempsey
The Show continues its Saguaro Land series with chef Tracy Dempsey and how her desserts are intertwined with the Sonoran Desert.
Hear more stories from Saguaro Land
Sep. 21, 2023
The selection of doughnuts at the grand opening of Voodoo Doughnuts
In 2014, chef Michael Babcock opened one of the first gourmet doughnut shops in the Valley: Welcome Chicken + Donuts. The Show spoke with him more about doughnut nostalgia, the challenges of opening a shop and some of his favorite spots to grab a maple bar.
Sep. 8, 2023
People lined up at the grand opening of Voodoo Doughnuts
Doughnut fans in lawn chairs started lining up early at a bright pink building near Apache Boulevard and Rural Road in Tempe. The newest location of Oregon-based Voodoo Doughnuts opened its doors to a line stretching down the street on Thursday morning.
Sep. 7, 2023
Sky Harbor
After voting to strike Friday, concession workers at Sky Harbor Airport could now walk off the job at any time. The labor union representing the workers said SSP America, which employs hundreds of airport workers, has yet to come to the table.
Sep. 5, 2023
Restaurants at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Concession workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport voted on Friday to authorize a strike for better wages and working conditions.
Sep. 2, 2023


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