Chicago Cubs: HoHoKam Stadium
All week long we're sharing suggestions of where to find breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks near each spring training stadium. Have a favorite spot baseball fans should hit? Leave it in the comments.
For the masses of fans who flock to the winter home of the Cubs ea ... More >>
Via ballparksofbaseball.comTempe Diablo Stadium packs 'em in.Take me out to the ball game? Ehh. I say, take me out to dinner.No matter how much you're into baseball, you still gotta eat, right? And maybe you just don't feel like filling up on ball park junk food. With Cactus League games in full ... More >>
Via cactusleague.arizonatourism.comAs Cactus League games are just kicking in, people who obsess about baseball as much as this restaurant critic obsesses about food are finding themselves with rumbling bellies, wondering what places to hit up in the vicinity of their favorite spring training bal ... More >>
It was the end of an era when owner Gwen Briley closed The Pink Pony in 2009, after a slow summer in the midst of the recession.
At the time, the Old Town institution had the distinction of being Scottsdale's oldest restaurant. Throughout its 61-year existence, ... More >>
Want to feel optimistic about the economy? Head to new RnR like I did for lunch recently -- the place was crawling with people on a random weekday. Between Cactus League game-goers, tourists, and Old Town office workers, the scene was as vibrant as the weather.
I settled on a seared ahi sala ... More >>
"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do: I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers HornsbySpring has sprung, so here is your guide to today's spring training games:
The Mesa Historical Museum will close early next year because of lack of revenue and city funding. The museum's exhibits will be moved to other places, including the Arizona Museum for Youth, where the exhibit "Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience" will be moved...An illegal immigrant who was ... More >>
Goodyear Ballpark: the Cactus League's new western-most outpost.
We admit we don't get out to Goodyear much. But, with a new Spring Training stadium opening in the western West Valley city Wednesday, we made the drive ("Just 20 minutes from downtown Phoenix!" Goodyear likes to claim) to check ... More >>
Spring Training is the occasion, but even if you're not headed to a Cactus League game, hit up the after-party at Asia de Cuba, where there will be a shindig out on the patio with live music, drink specials ($3 domestic bottles, $4 sangria, $5 mojitos and margaritas), and selections from the lu ... More >>
Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.