Your guide to dining out
In 2021, Camelback Ranch, home to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, allowed only 18% fan capacity, or 2,460 of a usual 13,200 maximum. This had a ripple effect on local businesses that usually benefit from spring training tourism.

Limited Cactus League attendance has ripple effect on local businesses

In a strange way, baseball bookended the COVID-19 pandemic, at least in Arizona.

Pubs aim for quieter St. Patrick’s Day parties

Phoenix bars and restaurants were ordered to close their doors last year on March 17 through an order from Mayor Kate Gallego, putting a significant damper on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. For many Irish pubs in the Valley hoping 2021 would be a return to raucous business as usual, this year’s celebrations will continue to be slightly subdued.