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Chandler was far from the glitz of Chicago or the glamour of Los Angeles when it opened for settlement in 1912. But the man whose name the town bore, Dr. A.J. Chandler, envisioned drawing such visitors.
Benedictine University’s campus in Mesa will host an open house on Dec. 19 that doubles as a holiday celebration.
Tickets for Mesa’s 14th Annual Historic Home Tour will go on sale beginning Black Friday.
Creation of internal training videos filled much of Mike Holland’s time at Chandler Education TV. But the station’s first foray into documentary filmmaking could result in the ultimate prize.
GRANTVILLE, Ga. — When the cotton mill closed, the rural Georgia town of Grantville began a slow transformation into a ghost town.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.
Here’s a little something to start the last day of the work week off right.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The distinct regional tastes of New Mexico have become a huge draw for foodies, thanks to the cultural fusion of Anglo, Native, Mexican and Spanish cuisines.
Plan now for an autumn full of fun in the East Valley.
After removing one major project from the list of options, the Mesa City Council approved a motion to call for a more than $130 million bond election in November.
Historic preservation is often challenging, but protecting Arizona’s historic buildings and neighborhoods is critical to economic growth, strengthening home values and maintaining Arizona’s identity.
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don't all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross' flag.
A free expo scheduled for next week in Mesa will provide owners of historic property information about how to maintain their piece of Arizona history.
Town of Gilbert officials are considering a change that some say will bring new life to downtown and others say will ruin it.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Arizona law enforcement head who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns — and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Myrtle Beach, this year celebrating the 75th anniversary of its incorporation, is the heart of South Carolina's $16.5 billion tourism industry. Myrtle Beach is in the center of a 60-mile (100-kilometer) reach of beaches that attracts more than 14 million visitors a year to dozens of golf courses, hundreds of restaurants and tens of thousands of hotel, motel and other rental units. There's shopping at hundreds of stores and nine live entertainment theaters with almost 12,000 seats. But there's a lot to do for free. Here are five suggestions:
This May 22, 2013 photo shows a fisherman in a small boat near the River Walk in Conway, S.C. The River Walk, which connects with city's historic district, meanders along a bank of the Waccamaw River and is a quiet place to cool off on sultry South Carolina summer afternoons. Conway is about 15 miles from Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
I attended a tea party event hosted by Congresswoman Michele Bachmann the day before the Republican National Convention in Florida last year. I observed the following: Wearing a tri-corner hat in proximity to the Caribbean makes you look like a pirate.
SHANGHAI — China's biggest city and financial hub is known for designer boutiques and fine dining. Yet wallet-draining Shanghai also offers activities that cost nothing, from walking on the riverfront Bund to sculpture parks and historic sites. Here are five of them.
A good cup of coffee starts with a good roast.
If you’ve ever wondered if people will ever learn to stop texting while driving, the answer is, yes, they will, but sadly it’s going to take some time. And it won’t be a law specifically against it that will ensure cooperation, but rather something that’s sometimes more powerful: social acceptance.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston is awash in history and Southern charm and becoming widely known as a culinary town. Each year it hosts major events ranging from the Spoleto Festival USA to the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and the Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament. But there are a lot of free things to do for visitors drawn to the city founded in 1670. Here are some suggestions:
A home in the historic district in Charleston, S.C., is seen in this March 11, 2013 photograph. While visitors can take tours with paid guides or purchase various guidebooks, many historic homes in the city have signs explaining a bit of their history. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
One of the most iconic vistas in Charleston, S.C., Rainbow Row, is seen in this March 11, 2013 photograph. It's free to walk through the city's historic district to see these and other historic homes. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
White Point Garden at the Battery in Charleston, S.C. is seen in this photograph taken on March 11, 2013. The garden provides a shady spot to sit or have a picnic after exploring the city's historic district. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)