Explore the Best Living in the West

Metropolitan Phoenix is a dynamic and growing area with amazing restaurants, world-class culture and arts centers, outdoor recreation, top medical and education resources, and excellent weather throughout most of the year. It all adds up to some of the best living the West. The following websites and links can give you information on things to do, places to stay, where to eat and events to attend. They can help you explore 23 cities in the Valley of the Sun, provide you with a newsletter to keep you on top of what’s happening every week, and take you on a journey throughout all of Arizona.

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Weekly Weekender email newsletter from Better Desert Living

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  • Theater, arts, music, comedy
  • Sports, auto races & events
  • New movie releases, new DVD releases
  • Fairs, festivals, home shows & community events
  • Farmer’s markets, art walks & family friendly events

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Thank you for sending your newsletter. I love it! I’m always looking for fun things to do and this gives many great ideas. Please keep me on your mailing list. I love living in Arizona and I love my house. Thanks for being great real estate agents.”

Wendy Conway

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