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Tandem Duo performs Sept. 20 at TCA

Tandem Duo performs on Friends of TCA Performance with a View series Sept. 20

Tandem Duo performs Tues. Sept 20, 10 a.m. on Friends of TCA Performance with a View. Founded by Sarah Off and Dr. Marilyn Clark Silva, the free concert is part of the Kondo Festival celebrating the music of Japanese composer Kohei Kondo. Mr. Kondo will be present to speak about his music. The free TCA […]

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Our Last & First Tempe Thoughts Post

As they when one door closes another opens up. Or at least we hope in this case that it dose not  get slammed in our faces. Tempe Thought’s first of 1,682 posts was almost four years ago, “Parking Tickets for Customers on Saturdays” written by yours truly.  I don’t pretend to be a very accomplished author […]


Cadet Speaker at Kiwanis Luncheon

Bryan Abbey, a Chandler Police Explorer Scout Cadet is being honored as the speaker at the Kiwanis Club luncheon next week. Abbey is only a sophomore at Corona del Sol High School will be speaking about his experience during his participation in National Police Week 2015. He was part of the group that represented the […]

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5 ways the renovated Sun Devil Stadium will boost the fan experience

By: Marshall Terrill – ASU News – A field view of Sun Devil Stadium’s south end zone, which will mark the debut of the “Double Inferno” upgraded student section. Construction on the first phase of the stadium’s renovation will be completed on Sept. 1. Photo by: Charlie Leight/ASU News Football season is less than two […]

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Tempe Becomes Dementia-friendly City

In August 2014, Mayor Mark Mitchell turned a personal family struggle with Alzheimer’s and dementia into a public commitment to ensure that Tempe is a “dementia-friendly” city. Today at the White House Conference on Aging, that became an even more high-profile cause as Tempe was named one of six locations across the country selected to […]


Pet of the Week: Luna

Luna is a very sweet Pit Bull mix who is the last puppy from her litter still at Lost Our Home.  She is friendly and playful, knows how to walk on a treadmill and is (sort of) leash trained. She’d love to have a family who would play with her, take her hiking, and let […]

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Tempe events this week, July 13-19

You’ll find cool relief from the heat at these arts and culture events in Tempe this week.  View a complete listing of  events on the Tempe Tourism Office website, or call 480-894-8158 for more information. July 15: Sharon Salzberg: The Kindness Handbook, Changing Hands Bookstore July 15-18: Pauly Shore, Tempe Improv July 15- 29: Super Summer […]

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Tempe named one of the best foodie cities in America

By: Brandon Brown Phoenix Business Journal…. Tempe is one of the best cities in the country to open up an independent restaurant, according to a new study by Livability’s “Top 10 Best Foodie Cities, 2015” was published on Monday and looked at multiple factors to determine what makes a good “foodie city.” These factors include Census […]

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