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Springtime is nearing its end and the weather soon will be heating up. Everyone should be outside in the sunshine.

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Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers has been committed to the community since its first store opened. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is expanding its outreach with Cold Beers Cares.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, donations have been keeping nonprofit organizations like TheaterWorks alive during an arts “intermission.”

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We are in uncharted territory right now with uncertainty all around us. The stay-at-home order recently implemented in Arizona and social distancing have made it extremely difficult to maintain relationships with friends and family, stay active and ultimately find things to keep ourselves busy.

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Homie, a real estate tech disruptor that operates in the greater Phoenix area, has partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) to help provide relief to those most impacted by coronavirus through the COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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The nonprofit arts group WHAM is breaking out the cardstock and craft scissors as a part of their new Cards for Seniors campaign. 

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Now that most of us are working and learning from home, you may notice that some websites may be a bit slow to load and you may experience intermittent buffering when streaming video.  

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To show social distancing does not have to be devoid of culture, West Valley Arts is going virtual, creating virtual tours and full access to the gallery online.

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Springtime is here and the weather is finally cooperating for all your outdoor activities. Everyone should be outside in the sunshine. 

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While some Valley grocery store shelves are stripped bare daily as COVID-19 panics shoppers, many smaller specialty and gourmet shops in the West Valley remain open and fully stocked.

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Two weeks ago, students in the West Valley went on spring break, but the rising concerns of COVID-19 prevented the normal resumption of classes as Gov. Doug Ducey ordered all schools closed until April 10.

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Thousands of wild horses and burros roam across millions of acres of public land in 10 Western states, including Arizona. The Bureau of Land Management, which manages these herds, estimated last year there are 88,000 animals – more than three times as many as there should be.

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A surge in coronavirus patients could overwhelm Arizona hospitals in the coming months if action is not taken now to expand hospital capacity and curb infections, according to a new study by the Harvard Global Health Institute.

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American playwrights Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten’s Southern-fried comedy “Rex’s Exes” was scheduled to open at TheaterWorks Friday, March 20.

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While Spring Training and many other events around the West Valley canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns, the show went on at Mecum Auctions, where participants experienced over 100 years of car history during the Mecum Auctions.

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The world’s largest car-collector auction is returning to Glendale this month with the second annual Mecum Auctions. The convention, which runs Wednesday, March 11, through Saturday, March 14, is bringing nearly 1,500 muscle cars, trucks, Hot Rods and more to be auctioned off over the course…

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Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and other healthcare settings. But it doesn’t cover everything, and it’s useful to know what is and isn’t covered.

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Dressed to impress, more than 300 socialites, entertainment enthusiasts and community stakeholders will flock to the heart of West Valley’s culture district to show support for an art form standing the test of time – theatre.

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Hearts are front and center during February. It’s national Heart Month as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. With all the talk of hearts, it’s a good time to remember while heart disease is still the number one killer of men and women, it can be managed, and in some cases, prevented altogether.

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Glendale’s under-the-radar theater celebrated Valentine’s Day by opening the musical adaptation Stephen King’s bestselling novel “Carrie.” While the musical itself was a Broadway flop, it quickly became a true cult favorite and is now on stage at Brelby Theatre Company in Glendale.

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The 31st annual Glendale Folk and Heritage Festival blends music, storytelling and history this weekend. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1.

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The Arizona Broadway Theatre is launching its first “impact project” with their 2020 theater season. The projects aims to increase the theater’s community outreach and engagement through meaningful ways beyond the production on the stage.

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Trauma experts, first responders, police and emergency medical service personnel will demonstrate important ways to manage trauma at Tackle Trauma from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2. 

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Michael Bozner normally throws out “junk mail” without a glance, but his 13-year-old son stopped him from throwing away a valuable mailer. 

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Comedian Steve Hofstetter’s comedy tour has him traveling around the world with no more than a few days’ break in between shows from January until August.

 The Joint Chiropractic – Arrowhead Towne Center is now open and under new ownership, with a fully remodeled clinic. To celebrate, a grand re-opening event is taking place January 24-26. The clinic is located at 7369 West Bell Road, in the Arrowhead Palms Shopping Center, and is one of 30 Th…

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Olympic and professional athletes, and even your friend who wins every tennis match—is their athleticism based wholly on genetics or are they affected by something more? If you think it takes more than just genetics, you’re right. But how much more? And what can you do to alter what your gen…

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America generates almost 38 million tons of plastic waste every year, ranking second only to China. That’s a lot of plastic and despite decades of recycling efforts, the bulk of it winds up in landfills and waterways.

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Gabe Kubanda looks at music differently than most musicians. With an acute business sense, the Glendale singer-songwriter has “epic” plans for his career and others around the world. 

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Native American visual and performing arts encompass different styles, points of view and mediums and continue to keep evolving while staying true to traditions. 

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In Peoria, a steady, high-pitched beep reverberates off rugged hillsides as a tanker truck backs up to a sheet of corrugated metal that’s enclosed by a small metal fence. The tanker carries nearly 1,700 gallons of Earth’s most precious resource: water.

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On New Year’s Eve, folks can hang out at home and watch the iconic ball drop in Times Square on television from the comfort of your couch.