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Area M.D.: Keep an eye on fireworks safety

Area M.D.: Keep an eye on fireworks safety

As a 10-year-old growing up in the Midwest, Jon Konti remembers the anticipation that started weeks before the July 4th holiday— those big industrial-strength skyrockets set off at the hometown stadium, the secretly purchased Chinese firecrackers that some of his buddies somehow mysteriously acquired, even the hand-held sparklers that offered an always exciting, though presumably harmless, thrill.

Flagstaff ‘Hulabaloo’ draws Tempe, Chandler participants

Flagstaff ‘Hulabaloo’ draws Tempe, Chandler participants

Photographer Billy Hardiman headed to the cool country over the weekend for Flagstaff’s Hullabaloo celebration, an annual community festival that has raised over $75,000 for state non-profits since 2010. Among sponsors were such notable Tempe institutions as Four Peaks Brewing Company and Arizona Distillers. For any Tempe or West Chandler visitors who might have been […]

Spring banquet honors schools’ top performers

Spring banquet honors schools’ top performers

The Tempe All-City Association awards banquet for spring sports honored a wide range of deserving athletes at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Tempe, where all four local schools took home recognition for their excellence in baseball, softball, tennis, sand volleyball, boys volleyball and track.

Desert splendor blooms despite heat

Desert splendor blooms despite heat

Tempe and West Chandler residents are gearing up for another Arizona summer, prompting the staff at Desert Botanical Garden to suggest ways to explore the beauty of the desert while staying cool and safe, even during the hottest months.

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