Woodpecker Beer Hall is now open - A collaborative effort between the brothers behind Wren House and Gadzooks, they also have tasty street tacos being made in house.

The Liar’s Club is now open - A cozy new cocktail, beer, and pizza spot at the corner of 1st Ave and Monroe. Feels a little speak easy like with their tinted windows too.

Sin Muerte is officially open - The Belly kids have been busy between their new Gilbert location and this new concept, Sin Muerte is a delicious addition.

The Phoenix Idiotarod Race is back for 2023 - The wild shopping cart race will take place on February 18th and have up to 36 teams racing and competing in various challenges to be the ultimate idiots. Grab your friends, costumes, and build an epic cart float.

The Waste Management Open has a pretty stacked lineup this year - No, not the golfers, well them too. Maroon 5, Walker Hayes, Jason Aldean, Mckenzie Porter, Machine Gun Kelly, The Chainsmokers, and Gryffin will be on deck this year.

There’s going to be so much stuff going on this year for the Super Bowl - Phoenix Magazine released a Super Bowl Fan Guide with all of the things leading up to and during the Super Bowl throughout town, worth a gander to find all of the festivals and events happening.

And… It’s the First Friday of the year, check the link for a great gallery guide from Phoenix New Times.

Curated by Nick Hammond