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As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, almost 60 Arizona airports will get money to support operations, personnel, sanitation and COVID-19 prevention.
Jan. 4, 2022
Julia Georgallis How to Eat Your Christmas Tree
Lots of cities across the Valley offer tree recycling services, but Julia Georgallis says you can re-use parts of your tree without leaving your house. In fact, she says, they can be a part of your next meal or happy hour.
Jan. 3, 2022
bacanora forum
Sonora’s governor says he will push to make the state’s agave distillate a major part of the state’s economy. Many hope the spirit’s popularity will grow to rival other Mexican distillates.
Dec. 30, 2021
Hotel room
The travel and hospitality industries are still working their way back to pre-virus levels, including trying to lure more workers who are available to serve the visitors who are returning to their hotels and restaurants. Robert Cannon, assistant professor in NAU's Franke College of Business, joined he Show to talk about that industry’s current condition.
Dec. 30, 2021
Andi Berlin and Louis Farber.
This year year of ups and downs for lots of industries — especially those that require people to gather, to experience something together. And that’s where The Show's next end-of-year roundtable comes in.
Dec. 30, 2021
fruitcake
Fruitcake has been much maligned and ridiculed, but Jeff Miller from Colorado State University hopes that's changing.
Dec. 28, 2021
Tamales
There’s a corn shortage in Mexico. And it’s hampering an all-important Mexican Christmas tradition: tamales.
Dec. 14, 2021
Sodalicious extra dirty
Residents of Utah are familiar with a very unique drive-thru option when it comes to feeding their caffeine fixes: "dirty sodas."
Dec. 13, 2021
Closed entrance
Big changes are coming to the former Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix. KJZZ News has the first details about the iconic property’s demolition and what’s in store — including preliminary sketches of the plans.
More Arizona business news
Dec. 8, 2021
Señor Rio Tequila
Debbie Medina Gach never expected to go into the liquor industry. But after sharing a bottle of moonshine tequila with her estranged father in Mexico, she and her late husband found themselves heading down that path.
Dec. 6, 2021
Crescent Ballroom takeout sanitized pens
More grants are available for micro and small businesses after the Phoenix City Council allocated $8 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
More Arizona business news
Nov. 30, 2021
empty bar and wine bottles
A vote taking place Thursday could potentially impact service at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.
Nov. 18, 2021
Families should prepare to use alternative food brands for Thanksgiving dinner because the supply chain shortage could affect their meal. They also should expect to pay more.
Nov. 2, 2021
Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale residents and business owners are being asked to weigh in on future development in Old Town.
Nov. 1, 2021
Chris Bianco
Chris Bianco is a name synonymous with pizza — and with Phoenix. The New York Times recently named his restaurant — the trattoria Tratto — one of the 50 places in America they’re most excited about right now. It’s welcome recognition for Bianco, who moved the fine dining restaurant to a new location mid-pandemic.
Hear more stories from The Show
Nov. 1, 2021
Don Guerra baking at Barrio Bread in Tucson
“Local” has been a buzzword in the food world for a long time now — locally sourced ingredients, from local farms, contributing to the local economy. But Don Guerra takes the concept to a whole new level.
More stories from The Show
Oct. 28, 2021
money
Despite the pandemic pummeling the hotel industry, Phoenix is reporting record sales tax collections.
Oct. 27, 2021
Sonoran Bars
Sonora’s food and beverage establishments have been granted permission to reopen to pre-pandemic levels for the first time in more than a year and half. The change comes as both federal and state authorities have said the risk of coronavirus spread is now low.
Oct. 22, 2021
Santan Mountain Casino exterior
The Gila River Indian Community broke ground on its fourth casino Tuesday.
Oct. 19, 2021
Farmworker
Supply chain shortages are affecting the production of everything from cars to phones to food. But there’s another supply chain that’s holding back goods as well.
Oct. 12, 2021

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