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10 Things You Need to Know About Flag’s Extreme Adventure Course

If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation where you carefully considered and then regretted every decision and moment that brought you to that said situation, then you have a pretty good idea of how I felt as my legs quivered on a bridge of rope 60 feet above the ground at Flagstaff’s Extreme Adventure Course at Fort Tuthill County Park. The only thing between myself and my body undergoing the “Watermelon Impact Effect” all over the ground was a harness that I probably attached...

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Top 5 Reasons to See Man Man in Flagstaff

As an avid music appreciator (see: not hipster), I’ve gone out of my way to see dozens of bands and musicians at various venues over the years. Almost all of these forays into live show viewing have required me to travel, oftentimes hundreds of miles away from Flagstaff, to see the bands that I’ve grown to love. Man Man was one of those bands. The experience was unforgettable, and to this day, Man Man remains one of my fondest live music memories. So the fact that Man Man is coming...

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6 Places in Flagstaff to Play Games While You Drink

Everyone knows having activities with your alcohol makes it seem more dignified and creates a learning environment where no one cares if you’ve had one beer or six. So, here’s a handy list of Flagstaff bars with the best activities so you can have a side of games with your booze. The Lumberyard (5 S. San Francisco St.) Trivia night. Assemble a team of your smartest friends to compete with others in a range of categories while enjoying great drink specials and winning prizes for your...

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Main Stage Theater: An Unexpected Hub for Art and Music in Northern Arizona

Flagstaff is great, but sometimes you need a break from the patio parties, travelers playing geetar for spare change, and those torrential Monsoon downpours that flood half the town. Most of us venture to Sedona for a fun, close trip away, but if you aren’t feeling super Namaste, Cottonwood, Arizona has an up-and-coming scene that you should definitely check out. There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Cottonwood was so desolate that if Tina Turner popped up from behind a tumbleweed...

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Flagstaff’s Made in the Shade Festival Worth its Weight in Beer

I’m going to start with a major disclaimer. Before attending this year’s Made in the Shade event, I had never been to a true beer tasting before. I’m not at the absurd “Shaun” levels of inexperience, but the word “tasting,” to me, signified some sort of dignity and poised class, where my friends and I would delicately sip away at lagers, ales, and ciders, commenting on their attributes. You can imagine my surprise, then, when I found that Made in the Shade was less of that and...

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