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About this time of year, Lee Neiman walks outside to his backyard every morning and impatiently counts the days.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Capital, the Live Music Capital of the World, the Velvet Crown, Bat City or simply River City. Residents of Austin claim many titles and are known for their slogan: "Keep Austin Weird." Some locals pejoratively call their hometown "festival city," since there seems to be one every weekend, such as South by Southwest or Austin City Limits Music Festival. But most festival-goers don't realize Austin is also home to the first photograph, a Gutenberg Bible and the world's largest urban bat colony. And the best thing for a city that prides itself on environmentalism is that all of the sites can be visited in a single day's walk, and all of them are free.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
The Little Sisters of the Poor, who operate a nonprofit hospice and nursing home, as a matter of conscience don’t want to be in the position of providing abortifacients and contraceptives under Obamacare, as most employers are required to do.
NEW YORK — They own yachts, big ol' French chateaux and collect fine wine, so what's left to buy the one percenter for the holidays when your budget is more cook-at-home than caviar?
Thanksgiving can be a landmine of a meal. Creative cooks who tinker too aggressively with classic recipes may find themselves at the head of a table of disgruntled diners.
For more than 30 years, Morris Day has brought his blend of R&B, soul, funk and a frenetic stage presence to audiences across the country.
NEW YORK — Butterball apparently has big fat mystery on its hands: The company says it doesn't know why some of its turkeys wouldn't plump up in time for Thanksgiving this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every year about this time, millions of turkeys are fattened up so American households can chow them down. But in "Free Birds," two brave turkeys make it their mission to travel back in time and get their breed off the Thanksgiving menu.
Thanksgiving is coming and you need to just relax and embrace the horror.
Thanksgiving is the holiday of sanctioned indulgence, but that doesn't mean the meal has to break the bank. Strategic splurging can keep your budget — and your time — under control.
It was my first real glimpse of Arizona that wasn’t through an airliner window. And even though over the years much of it has become obscured, I hope somehow it is preserved and removed to a place where it can continue to welcome wide-eyed and wondering children to their new home.
Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and their Sesame Street friends learn to make music from rubber duckies, trash can lids and even cookie jars in this sing-along style show featuring songs like “The Hustle,” “You Should Be Dancing” and “Rockin’ Robin.”
LOS ANGELES — Tarantulas are the heaviest, hairiest, scariest spiders on the planet. They have fangs, claws and barbs. They can regrow body parts and be as big as dinner plates, and the females eat the males after mating. But there are many people who call these creepy critters a pet or a passion and insist their beauty is worth the risk of a bite.
Looking for something kid-friendly and fun? Sesame Street makes its way to Phoenix this November with “Elmo Makes Music” at Comerica Theatre.
Chandler Chamber-run event — and its feathered stars — featured in ostrich-themed video
Animals take center stage this summer at Tempe Center for the Arts’ “Animal Crackers” exhibit. Featuring works from national and local artists, the Gallery exhibit explores animal-related themes ranging from weighty to whimsical.
Grover and I go way back. Being a child of the ‘70s, “Sesame Street” was a part of life. The characters and songs from the show still flow easily through my head: “Around. Around. Around. Around. Over and under and through.”
NEW YORK — While parents-to-be always hope for a healthy baby, finding out the gender of a little bundle ahead of time makes it so much more personal and fun. Or does it?
There's a limit, it turns out, to how much Johnny Depp and a bucket of makeup can accomplish.
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Along with the sunscreen, book, toys and snacks we haul to our waterside of choice this summer, we need a beach towel or two.
ORLANDO, Fla. — If there's ever been a summer to visit a theme park — or two, or three — this is it.
Dinner and a movie could do more than expand your waistline and entertain your brain in the case of Audubon Arizona’s Nature Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES — Isabella Rossellini's search for the meaning of maternal instinct in "Mammas" looks at nine animals where things like polygamy, lying and dying convince her that "anything goes."