Partners in Nature, Education: Acker Park Features New Story Walk

by Madison Link, GEM Environmental, and Kelly Tolbert, City of Prescott Recreation Services In honor of Women’s History Month 2021, GEM Environmental created and installed a story walk along Tom’s Trail in Acker Park to recognize the amazing achievements of five female minority STEM professionals. The stories spotlight Mary G. Ross, Maryam Mirzakhani, Mamie Phipps … Read More…

Superstition Meadery Grows into World Competitor

By Ray Newton In 2019, Superstition Meadery, a local operation founded by owners Jen and Jeff Herbert, was growing exponentially and achieved national recognition by being named The Best Small Business in America. That honor came from the U.S. Small Business Administration and ranked this Prescott enterprise as the top business out of over 30 … Read More…

Founding Fathers Flourish Downtown

A former bottling factory on the bank of Granite Creek has been transformed into a business and social hub for downtown Prescott by two of the many native sons who have left town only to be drawn back home. Grant Quezada and Jesse Burke own Founding Fathers Collective, which houses six businesses under one roof … Read More…

Experience the Joys of Patio Dining This Summer

by Staff Reports Farm Provisions At Farm Provisions we enjoy being able to offer our guests the ability to dine outdoors. We are also pet friendly and love seeing our guests’ four-legged companions! Our patio is year-round; during the winter months we are able to fully enclose it and heat the space. Come enjoy a … Read More…

33rd Gathering of Cowboy Poets Returns in August

The Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering will take the stage at a new venue this year, the Prescott Rodeo Grounds. The popular event will be Aug. 12 through Aug. 14. More than 40 cowboy poets and singers will share their heritage and the culture. Featured performers include Dave Stamey, Jay Snider and Belinda Gail. This year’s … Read More…

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1912 ‘The Cringer’: First Movie Made in Prescott

by Drew Desmond, Secretary, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation With no surviving copies of the first movie filmed in Yavapai County, a nationwide search of movie reviews and newspaper accounts of The Cringer recap the 1912 film. When the Lubin Motion Picture Company located a studio in Prescott, it was an economic windfall. The Journal-Miner declared … Read More…

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Support the Arts to Support Yourself

by Blake Herzog Feeling a little down? Need a shot of mental or physical energy? Go paint a painting or sing your heart out at karaoke, or go to an art museum or concert (virtually or otherwise) to experience someone else’s work. Greater Prescott has a burgeoning cultural scene spearheaded by an array of art … Read More…

Rodeo Theme Announced: True. Western. Determination.

by Tricia Lewis – Photos by Blushing Cactus Photography Trusted traditions require dedication, determination and vision. Each year hours and hours of planning, organization and coordination occur to produce Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. and the World’s Oldest Rodeo®. This rodeo is Prescott’s most anticipated event of the year as many residents, business owners and regular … Read More…

Splash Down in Arizona’s Forest Lakes

by Blake Herzog Greater Prescott’s lakes are a magnet for locals and visitors alike. But sometimes you may want to find someplace a little cooler and less crowded (with people, anyway). Luckily it’s easy to find other forested gems in Arizona. Here we’ll tell you about one just outside Flagstaff, then four more reached via … Read More…

Watersports: a Whale of a Good Time

by Blake Herzog Especially for a community that doesn’t sit on the coast or a Havasu-sized lake, Greater Prescott residents and visitors love to be on the water. Since most of the area’s recreational lakes allow only nonmotorized crafts, although in some cases they permit motorized boats, it’s a playground for those who want to … Read More…