The Pivin Loop at Papago Park has become unbelievably fun over the past few years. It didn’t even exist until a few years ago when … Read the rest
The Rio Salado bike path is one of the most-overlooked places to ride in metro Phoenix. It’s a 16-mile stretch of sweet car-free riding. I’ve … Read the rest
One challenge of being a traveling family is deciding what the littlest person in your family is ready to experience. With a nearly 4-year-old, we’re … Read the rest
It’s been nearly a month since Hawaiian Airlines announced its switch from the Airbus A330-900 to the Boeing 787-9. This was great news, but I … Read the rest
NOTE: See the updates at the end of the post.
Congratulations, Phoenix. You’ve officially destroyed one of the nation’s best urban mountain biking areas. … Read the rest
I don’t usually do photo-only posts. But I snapped a nice shot from the nighttime storm that rolled into Phoenix. I’m not sure if this … Read the rest
It’s been a long time since I wrote the original Phoenix Versus Tucson post. I’m planning an update soon.
People from Phoenix love to shit … Read the rest
People love to say that Phoenix doesn’t have any culture. It’s a notion that people parrot constantly. And it puts me in the mood to … Read the rest
The latest Hawaiian Airlines flight deals could motivate some of my fellow Phoenix residents to travel further afield. For years, Hawaiian Airlines has quietly offered … Read the rest
When my family moved to Arizona in 1980, the Capstone Cathedral immediately caught my eye.
Well, more accurately, the awesome glowing green pyramid captivated me. … Read the rest
I decided to give bike commuting another try. That’s because I saw a nice slice of new sidewalk go in next to the canal along … Read the rest
There’s no way I’ll commute by bike in present-day Arizona. A post at the Architecture Travel Writer blog made me think about why it’s not … Read the rest
I hate comparing anything to Fight Club – especially a mountain bike trail. But I have no choice with the Fantasy Island North Singletrack, aka … Read the rest
British Airways will increase the number of flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to LondonÂ Heathrow Airport from six a week to daily.
Phoenix … Read the rest
American Airlines and US Airways are destined to merge, if you believe the many airline industry talking heads. If the merger is inevitable, it opens … Read the rest
Phoenix mountain biking offers any rider some hard choices. There’s no shortage of great mountain bike trails. A few years ago, I published a list … Read the rest
Aviation photographers love any chance to get close to the action. And being on the ground level next to one of the runways at a … Read the rest
Hipsters should keep their trilby-wearing, Indie-loving, PBR-guzzling butts out of Phoenix. There’s nothing for them here, right? Just look at this city: Sheriff Joe Arpaio, … Read the rest
Don’t let the headline fool you. I’m not turning into a dating website (though I offer my friends lots of dating advice that they never
I catch the 10 p.m. newscast as it’s about to go to commercial; the anchor teases a story to come in the next segment.
“A … Read the rest