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Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
Glendale wants to sell eight downtown parcels located along 58th Avenue and Lamar Road, south of Glendale Avenue for development
Sep. 27, 2022
map showing planned distribution center next to open land and master planned community
Phoenix-based Shamrock Foods has bought 81 acres of land for a distribution center in southern Arizona. The center will be built just off Interstate 10 in Marana, about 20 miles north of Tucson.
Sep. 22, 2022
The Peoria City Council recently adopted a new arts and culture plan. It was crafted in part with input from more than 800 survey responses from town residents and businesses.
Sep. 19, 2022
Women shopping in Downtown Mesa
Mesa is accepting applications from small businesses in need of education, training and one-on-one consulting.
Sep. 15, 2022
Spooky’s Swirls horror cupcakes
Spooky’s Swirls is a gluten-free bakery that combines the couples’ love of horror films with their love of baking. The unlikely combination has become a hit and even landed one of its owners on the Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship.”
Sep. 14, 2022
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The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest inflation numbers, and they’re not looking good.
Sep. 13, 2022
Chris Bianco
Chris Bianco is an award-winning pizza chef based in Phoenix. He is well-known for starting Pizzeria Bianco in 1988, which has received national recognition. Now, both he and his restaurant are featured in “Chef’s Table: Pizza” which premiered Sept. 7.
Sep. 11, 2022
Victor Nevarez
Victor Nevarez spends a lot of time in his Scottsdale kitchen. You might know him better as “Internet Shaquille” — that’s his YouTube persona, and one he’s made a career out of.
Aug. 30, 2022
a kid in a school lunch line
Schools and families are scrambling to feed kids as pandemic assistance has run out and inflation grows. The Glendale Elementary School District is among those worried.
Aug. 30, 2022
prickly pear cactus in bloom
Like baking cookies on the car windshield or squeezing citrus for limoncello, harvesting prickly pear fruit might just be on your Phoenix culinary bucket list.
Aug. 25, 2022
a chilled lobster roll meal from angie's lobster
The founders of Salad and Go are looking to open a new chain of drive-thru restaurants. This time, they're moving from the garden to the coast with Angie's Lobster.
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Aug. 19, 2022
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More than 30 researchers from a dozen countries have authored a perspectives paper in the journal Nature Sustainability calling for the world to shift to more sustainable food systems. They say the overhaul should be guided by education and research, and based on principles like sufficiency, renewal, distributed benefits, access and community.
Aug. 18, 2022
a stack of plates at a restaurant
The restaurant industry was hit hard during the pandemic. Now, as more people are venturing out to eat, the lingering worker shortage and inflation are taking their toll.
Aug. 17, 2022
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Glendale will host a free, all-day workshop for people interested in starting and growing a successful venture.
Aug. 16, 2022
A Fazoli’s restaurant
The fast-casual restaurant, making a long-awaited return to Arizona, will open its first new location inside Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport's Terminal 4, the company revealed on Twitter on Monday morning.
Aug. 15, 2022
winter chanterelle mushrooms
It's wild mushroom season, and the Arizona Mushroom Society is hosting its biggest gathering of the year Aug. 12-14.
Aug. 11, 2022
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Arizona chef Adam Allison of the Handlebar Diner and Brightside Burgers says "The Bear" reminds him of his own cooking career. The Show caught up with him to talk about what his expectations were for the program.
Aug. 5, 2022
Tamara Stanger at the Lakehouse at Deer Creek
Until recently, Tamara Stanger was an award-winning chef in the Valley, crafting innovative cuisine using native, often foraged Arizona ingredients.
Aug. 4, 2022
Filipino pancit noodles
For lots of us, when we think about Asian food, we tend to think about Chinese, Japanese or Thai cuisine. But Andi Berlin, dining critic at the Arizona Republic, says that’s starting to change.
Aug. 3, 2022

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