archiveOctober 2015

Throwback Thursday: Arizona Highways, October 1985

From the issue: "Photographers, like poets, authors, and songwriters, can't resist the ephemeral beauty of the autumn season, an interlude of particular splendor in Arizona Country." Photo by Jack Dykinga.

Phoenix and Tucson: Great Places for a Winter Vacation

A recent ranking on personal-finance website WalletHub listed the Phoenix and Tucson areas among the best metropolitan areas to take a warm-weather winter vacation. The ranking, which you can check out here, considers travel costs and "hassles," local ...

Arizona Science Center Exhibit Brings Dinosaurs to Life

Dinosaurs are a thing of the past, but at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, visitors can interact with the extinct reptiles in an exhibit that runs through January 10. The centerpiece of Dinosaurs in Motion, hosted in the center's Sybil B. Harring...

Want to Name This Moth? You Can — for the Right Price

The Western National Parks Association is auctioning off naming rights for a recently discovered species of moth, so if you've ever wanted to have an insect named after you, this could be your chance. The moth was discovered at White Sands National Mon...

Bicycle Route Through Arizona Gets Go-Ahead

The Arizona Department of Transportation has received approval to establish a 573-mile bicycle route through Arizona as part of a national bike-route system. U.S. Bicycle Route 90 runs along existing state highways, local streets and shared-use paths, ...
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