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August is here and that means that the Phoenix area is hotter than normal! One of our favorite ways to beat the Arizona heat is ice cream! We all scream for ice cream, but where are the best spots near Phoenix, AZ to grab a scoop or two of ice cream? Keep scrolling and check out our list of the five best ice cream shops near Phoenix!
July is here and that means summer is in full swing! Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, there are tons of fun and exciting events and festivals in the area that offer fun in the sun for the whole family! Keep reading to learn about the best festivals and events coming to the Phoenix area in July 2018!
June is in full swing and that means that Father’s Day is just around the corner. Father’s Day 2018 takes place Sunday, June 17 – have you made plans yet? Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, there are a number of great places to check out over the Father’s Day weekend. We know Dad would appreciate the effort!
To put it as simply as possible, no, but also yes. The state of Arizona does not have a law against bicyclists riding their bikes on sidewalks with other pedestrians. However, the state does allow each city to determine their specific bike laws. It could be legal in the state, but still illegal in the city you are riding in. This being said, it is important to know the laws before biking in a new area.
Not knowing the bike laws in an area could not only cause danger to you but also pedestrians and motorists around you. With the weather warming up, more people are likely to be out and about so be sure to do your research and know the bike laws in your area. (more…)
As the weather starts to warm up, Memorial Day is right around the corner. Memorial Day is a great time to pay a tribute to those who have fallen as well as showing thanks for veterans and active military personnel. There is always plenty to do this time of year, but here are a few events to get you out of the house and enjoy the nice weather with the family in the Phoenix, AZ area.
For residents of many states, the first days of Spring are a welcome opportunity to simply get outside and embrace the sun! Residents near Phoenix, however, are a bit more used to the sun and need more than ‘nice weather’ as a reason to head outside. Fortunately, the Phoenix, AZ area is a close distance to a number of National Parks and Monuments. Keep reading to check out the National Parks and Monuments near Phoenix, AZ and plan your perfect outdoor adventure!
Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate! The new season presents the perfect opportunity to get out and into the community for a host of fun and exciting events! Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, the springtime offers a host of great events right in your backyard! Keep reading to learn more about Spring 2018 near Phoenix, AZ.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t started planning, this is your opportunity. The Phoenix area offers residents an impressive list of restaurants offering a host of exciting and delicious options. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best 2018 Valentine’s Day dining options. Keep reading and make your reservations today!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most iconic voices in the history of civil rights and the pursuit of equality. His contributions to America and for the African-American community, specifically, cannot be overlooked and must be celebrated! For residents near Phoenix, there are a number of community-wide celebrations to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scroll down to find the MLK Day celebration nearest to you!
Halloween 2017 Events in Peoria, AZ
Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to decide where you and your family is going to celebrate the fall season with ghosts, goblins and, of course, lots of candy. While there are lots of great events happening around the Peoria, AZ community, one of our favorites takes place at the Pleasant Harbor Marina. This family-friendly event takes place over the course of two weekends and features lots of great and safe events the whole family can enjoy, including a lakeside screening of the classic movie, Ghostbusters. Keep reading to find out more about the Haunted Harbor for Halloween 2017!