A Phoenix, Arizona birds-eye map view from of the city from 1885

See Phoenix, Arizona in 1885: A birds-eye map of the city

Phoenix, Arizona was first settled in 1867, and here you can see an aerial view of the city as it looked back in 1885, when the population was estimated to be just 3,500, and was said to be 'one of the most beautiful and lovely cities in the West.'

Try a home computer on for size (1978)

Computers can be a hobby. And the cost is not prohibitive as you might think. A complete home computer unit can be purchased for around $600, with a more elemental unit offered for $250, or you can build your own.

Spring flowers, succulents & other plants in Arizona

While springtime might come a little late in some parts of the country, it tends to show up a little early in Arizona. Here, take a look at what was blooming in Phoenix's Valley of the Sun in the middle of March, 2014!