Cooling off in a sweet-smelling flower market to escape the Valley's extreme heat

By Amber Victoria Singer
Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 11:18am

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Triple-digit high temperatures likely won’t drop anytime soon, so it’s tempting to turn up the AC and hibernate until fall. But what fun is that? So, we sent The Show producers out into Arizona heat in search of cold places.

Flowers in cooler/display floor.
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Flowers in cooler/display floor.

We continue this week with an industrial neighborhood off of the I-17 and 16th Street, where we found the best-smelling fridge in Phoenix. The Arizona Flower Market is more warehouse than market, and the flower fridge is at the back of the building. There are puffy orange coats hanging from a rack next to the automatic sliding door.

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