Joey Figueroa says he loves living in Greater Phoenix because there is always something fun to do. From trying a new restaurant to watching a Phoenix Suns game, Greater Phoenix is always busy.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Joseph Figueroa

Published: 10/23/2019

What is your first and last name?  

Joseph Figueroa

How old are you?  


What current city do you reside in?  


Did you grow up in Arizona?


Why’d you decide to stay?  

I couldn’t find another state that served decent Mexican food.

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  

I graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.

Where do you currently work and what is your title?  

I’m a Research Analyst at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends? 

I hang out with friends, go to games and take road trips to different parts of Arizona.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why? 

My couch, because it’s in front of my TV.

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?  

Spinato’s! They have the best pizza in the valley.

What do you like about our winters and why? 

I like that it’s not very cold. Being born and raised in Arizona means I have little tolerance for temperatures less than 70 degrees.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?  

There is always something to do. If it’s trying a new restaurant, watching the Suns play, or going to a concert, Greater Phoenix is always busy.

Please include anything else you’d like to share about what makes Greater Phoenix so great.

Can’t say it enough, the Mexican food



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