Closure stuns café scene; Postino’s readies takeover

Commentary by M.V. Moorhead Amid a fair amount of civic and media hoopla—some of it written in these very pages by yours truly—Tempe Public...

WATCH: A message from the Wrangler team

As we continue to press through these challenging times, the Wrangler News team is still committed to delivering local stories to our local communities...

Weekend art fest draws TV tech-turned metal sculptor

With the weather finally tolerable and the gift-giving season looming large, the Tempe Arts Festival is a jolly way to spend a few hours (and some money).

Tempe sets public session to discuss proposed fire station

Tempe’s Fire Medical Rescue Chief Greg Ruiz will lead a community discussion about a new Fire Medical Rescue station on Tuesday, May 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Arizona Community Church, 9325 S. Rural Road.

Tempe teens begin part one of international exchange

By Wrangler News Staff Over the next few weeks, 28 outstanding high school students from Tempe will be embarking on international adventures of a lifetime...

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema sets Tempe opening this month

Don’t be surprised if the ghosts of theaters past emerge for a curtain call this month, their return from the ethereal realm prompted by a wondrous makeover of the onetime Lakes 6 movie house that opened in 1987 on much the same site.

Youth choir sets auditions

Chandler Children’s Choir will hold new-member auditions Saturday, Aug. 6 at Arizona Music Academy in Tempe.

Neighbors Close-Up: Pollack, sidekick go back to teens

Marketing/public-relations director and designated broker for real estate superstar Michael Pollack, Patrick Cassidy sits back on the wrought-iron chair at a Tempe Starbucks and launches into a story about a woman who awoke one morning hearing her 2-year-old son screaming in agony.

Smoked out: Schools accelerate efforts to snuff out vaping epidemic

Seven deaths nationwide have been linked to vaping, and school districts in Tempe are stepping up their campaigns to educate students and parents about...

Baseball’s boys of summer

It’s incredible how familiar sounds and smells can cause us to reminisce on times past—memories which most call “the good old days.”