Smashing stuff becomes a big hit: New W. Chandler business says it’s all in...

By M.V. Moorhead Why is it that so many people enjoy smashing inanimate objects? Krysten Leach, owner and manager of Desert Smash AZ in West Chandler,...

WATCH: Downtown Chandler widens its appeal to Friday night funlovers

By M.V. Moorhead Early in the morning these days, or even after dark, it’s comfortable to be outdoors. Sometimes in the middle of the day, clouds pass...

Teachers earn star power in iconic film gems

By M.V. Moorhead After a short, hot summer—in Arizona it’s the warm-up, of course, to a long, hot fall— back-to-school time has rolled around...

Book explores womens’ struggles in male-dominant workplace

By Christopher Fiscus A new book by two Arizona State University professors chronicles the rise of women in America’s newsrooms and lessons about what...
museum goers enjoy and read wall exhibits casually in hallway

Museum revisits glory days of revered Chandler boxer

By Wrangler News Staff It was March 22, 1967. Two men faced off in the boxing ring at Madison Square Garden, where the title of...

Outstanding high school flutists to perform at MCC’s Arts Center

The most outstanding high school flutists from Arizona were selected by audition to form a unique flute orchestra as Mesa Community College and Desert Echoes Flute Project (DEF) present the first annual All-Arizona Flute Choir.
VooDoo Daddy's new cajun food restaurant located in Tempe

Restaurant entrepreneur performs Voodoo magic—one more time

By M.V. Moorhead VooDoo Daddy’s is back—or maybe it would be more accurate to say it’s here for the first time, and potentially better than...
Tempe Center for Arts at dusk in front of Tempe Town Lake

New ticket pricing at TCA brings savings

By Wrangler News Staff Tempe Center for the Arts is venturing into a new, collaborative approach to subscription ticket sales this season. Aimed at developing...
young girl enjoying bacon and eggs

Next Sunday’s brunch crawl is “bacon” us crazy

Summer is heating up, with Downtown Chandler’s You’re Bacon Me Crazy Brunch Crawl promising some tasty fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday,...

On Pokemon, our film guy is admittedly incoherent

By M.V. Moorhead Almost 20 years ago it fell to me to review, for another publication, one of the animated Pokemon movies. It was an...