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  • Summer Solstice Swimsuit Bike Ride in Tempe 2014
    The combination of beer, bikes, and water made the Summer Solstice (Swimsuit) Ride on June 28 a hit. The group met at Tempe Beach Park before they began a day of riding and splashing. Over 100 people rode their bikes for a few minutes at a time while being led to the next pool or fountain to...
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  • Vigil Held for Dogs that Died at Gilbert Boarding Facility
    Over 200 dog lovers and many owners of the 20 dogs that perished at Green Acre Dog Boarding recently in Gilbert gathered at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Phoenix on the evening of Saturday, June 28, 2014 for a candlelight vigil. In addition to those mourning or paying condolences, many were in...
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  • Scottsdale Beer Palooza at WestWorld of Scottsdale
    The Scottsdale Beer Palooza debuted at WestWorld of Scottsdale on Saturday, June 28, with more than 30 breweries, live music, food trucks, and a beer store. Read the full review here.Photos by Katie Johnson
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  • EMA, Mas Ysa, and YUS at Crescent Ballroom
    I'm not sure what went wrong with this show. All the bands were talented, smart individuals, yet it seemed like no one could be bothered to even pretend to be interested. First, this gig started off with tickets around $7, but Crescent Ballroom made the event free, presumably because they...
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  • The Sail Inn: A Look Back Over the Years
    When Gina Lombardi opened the Sail Inn in 1990, neither she nor her business partners were certain the Tempe bar would last. It did, and then some. Admittedly, it was a risky venture. A kitschy, nautical-themed neighborhood joint, complete with fish art and employees in captain's hats,...
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  • The Pop-Up Speakeasy: A Return to Cattleman's Bar at Renaissance Hotel
    The Pop-Up Speakeasy: A Return to Cattleman's Bar was hosted at the Renaissance Hotel on June 26. The pop-up speakeasy was a flashback to the roaring 20s with food, drinks, and nonstop entertainment. The No Vacancy trio featuring Dave Damaini and Erin Boheme preformed live. In between sets,...
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  • Kismet at Crescent Ballroom with DJ Sean Watson
    The lounge at the Crescent Ballroom was alive with electro sounds and moving bodies on Saturday, June 21, during the weekly Kismet dance party. A fun crowd of 20-somethings spent a hot summer night dancing and drinking while DJ Sean Watson dropped bustling beats and remixes from the decks....
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  • The Menzingers at Pub Rock Live, 6/23/14
    Against all odds, Pennsylvania punk outfit The Menzingers gets better with every tour. The band gained quite the following with its fantastic 2012 album On the Impossible Past. If Past serves as an introduction to The Menzingers, the band's most recent record, Rented World, will make lifelong...
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  • Day Off Dinner at Clever Koi with Joe Absolor and Welcome Diner Chef Michael Babcock
    On June 22, Clever Koi hosted the sold out Day Off Dinner. The event was a four-course collaboration between Clever Koi and Welcome Diner’s chef Michael Babcock. The menu consisted of “Southern American & Asian comfort food.” Each course had its own flare with cocktail and beer pairings. Photos...
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  • Phoenix Fashion Week 2014: Model of the Year Search
    Phoenix Fashion Week organizers held auditions for Model of the Year, Saturday, June 22. There were more than 100 models competing for the thirty four female and six male spots. The selected forty models would receive a head-to-toe makeover at TONI&GUY before they compete for the title of Model...
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  • Third Friday Art Walk in Downtown Phoenix: June 2014
    On June's Third Friday Art Walk in Downtown Phoenix local city-dwellers beat the heat by admiring art and filling the local galleries on Roosevelt Row.Photos by Courtney Pedroza
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  • 10 Movies You Should See This Summer
    The phrase "summer movies" will never not mean broad, action-driven crowd-pleasers to me: I counted the days until Batman (June 23, 1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (July 3, 1991), and Jurassic Park (June 11, 1993) were released. For every Dark Knight there are 10 Prometheuses — and that's...
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