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Jones Studio office.
Brian Farling is one of the principals at Jones Studio, an architecture firm in the Phoenix area that's made a name for itself as the place to go for modern, sustainable design inspired by the Sonoran Desert.
Jun. 28, 2023
water bill
For the sixth time in seven years, Phoenix leaders will vote on raising water and sewer rates — but this time is different because it includes conservation measures.
More Arizona water news
Jun. 27, 2023
Jane Spicer.
Jane Spicer's product became synonymous with one famous golfer who liked the tiger stuffed animal headcover for his clubs. After Tiger Woods won the 1997 Masters, Daphne’s Headcovers really took off
Jun. 23, 2023
Stairs leading to convention center south building
After gathering public input and studying the market, the Phoenix Convention Center has a plan to expand.
Jun. 22, 2023
Joe Weaver.
Joe Weaver is an antiques shop owner and lamp collector. Weaver’s antiques shop on north Central Avenue in Phoenix is filled with all kinds of old things — but mostly lamps. Hundreds of them, all rare and restored by Weaver himself.
Jun. 22, 2023
bulldog sleeping in a dog crate
Phoenix leaders will consider changes to its animal cruelty ordinance. Assistant City Manager Lori Bays said it includes defining adequate shelter as being natural or artificial, structurally sound and accessible year-round.
Jun. 20, 2023
Summer movie posters
The Show spoke with film critic M.V. "Mark" Moorhead about what to look out for as summer blockbusters roll into theaters.
Jun. 16, 2023
A home sold in Phoenix
The Phoenix City Council approved giving the Newtown Community Development Corporation $5 million from the city’s share of the American Rescue Plan Act.
More housing news
Jun. 15, 2023
aerial view of phoenix
Phoenix’s newest sister city is its first in South America. Medellin, Colombia, will become Phoenix’s 12th sister city after the City Council approved the relationship.
Jun. 15, 2023
Gas pump prices.
An investigation by the Arizona Republic found that oil companies had warned Arizona officials months ago that prices were going to get bad and urged Gov. Hobbs to do something about it. Ryan Randazzo joined The Show to talk more about it.
Jun. 14, 2023
The Turquoise Teepee in Williams Arizona
The Show spoke with Peter Corbett, a longtime Arizona journalist, about what Arizonans can do this summer to escape the heat.
Jun. 12, 2023
A sign on a Phoenix restaurant advertises open positions
Bar and restaurant revenue in Arizona is up significantly from pre-pandemic levels — but hiring and retaining enough workers is still a challenge, according to Steve Chucri, CEO of the Arizona Restaurant Association.
Jun. 9, 2023
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Tribal gaming in Arizona reaches a major milestone. The Arizona Indian Gaming Association said the state has received $2 billion in gaming revenue and an official recording of the amount is expected in July.
Jun. 8, 2023
Family eating together.
The Show spoke with photographer Jill McNamara about a new way of capturing family moments through documentary family photography.
Jun. 8, 2023
KJZZ logo generic card
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on ways the agency can better work with state attorneys general to protect consumers.
Jun. 7, 2023
an aerial shot of downtown phoenix
A few years ago, Megan Thee Stallion ushered in the “Hot Girl Summer," which was followed by a slew of TikTok spinoffs. And there was, of course, the mostly unfulfilled “hot vax summer” of 2021. The Show spoke with Craig Outhier, editor of Phoenix Magazine, on what the theme of the summer could be.
Jun. 7, 2023
downtown phoenix light rail
A Phoenix council member opposed to using tax dollars on stadiums is now supporting a bid to host major sporting events.
Jun. 1, 2023
Kevin Durant
Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant first signed with Nike when he came into the NBA in 2007, and now he is one of a small handful of athletes to have lifetime deals with the company. It’s a significant — and unusual — agreement for both an athlete and a brand.
May. 31, 2023
money
The Show spoke with Lizzie Post, co-president of the Emily Post Institute, who said that there's good and bad to the new way tipping is presented.
May. 26, 2023
person barrel racing at rodeo
The Apache Junction rodeo grounds will soon have a new owner. The city is buying the 20-acre site from the federal Bureau of Land Management.
May. 25, 2023

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