Black Diamond Anniversary
The Arizona Snowbowl marks its 75th anniversary year after starting out as a modest ski area and growing into a regional destination that attracts thousands to ski in the desert mountains every year.
The Defining of Downtown
Around 20 years ago, downtown Flagstaff began moving toward a transformation of making its historic district a centerpiece of commerce and activity. Today, the downtown remains vibrant, and it looks to continue a trajectory as a major hub of business and cultural activity.
Karma Sushi continues its swank atmosphere, top dishes and cosmopolitan flair that help make Flagstaff’s downtown a happening and fun place.
BY THE BOTTLE
Our wine expert takes a look at the variety of wine gifts and bottles to consider for presents under the tree.
THE ARTIST PROFILE
Navajo weaver Melissa Cody has emerged as the next generation weaver with her eye-dazzling rugs that have caught the attention at auctions and Navajo cultural events.
SOUND & STAGE
We interview Gina B. Darlington about Canyon Movement Dance Company and her ongoing annual tradition of doing Nutcracker Suite in Modern Bare Feet. It has become a holiday classic.
MIND & BODY
While winter often drives people to indoor fitness centers, some locals have turned to a different kind of indoor facility: a rock gym. We learn more about what makes indoor rock climbing a good exercise program.
Although December drops the temperatures to staggeringly cold levels and snow can appear in the forecast, a number of birds remain for the winter—and some birdseed and suet can bring some interesting species to the yard.
With the holidays here, we feature a traditional historic home in Flagstaff that is a classic in Queen Anne Architecture and a sweet gem of the North Downtown neighborhood.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
With blowing snow, cold temperatures and possible plans for holiday travel in the mix for December, our automotive expert shares some tips and thoughts.