For our Everywhere A to Z series, we're checking out some of the popular spots and events around the Phoenix area.

The week of Jan. 7, we stopped by downtown Phoenix.

Team 12's Krystle Henderson shares her stories throughout the week, so check back for her latest adventure!

Downtown Phoenix’s cocktail concoctions and craveable cookies

Everywhere A to Z is dining out in downtown Phoenix to find the most delicious drinks and desserts! Bitter & Twisted and Cookie Brokers got our 'Must Eats' seal of approval and share how to make some of their most popular cocktails and cookies.

What you haven't seen behind the scenes of the Orpheum Theatre

Built in 1929, the historic Orpheum Theatre is celebrating its 90th anniversary! Since its opening, the Orpheum's Spanish-baroque architecture, ornate features and atmospheric setting have attracted visitors from near and far. 12 News cameras got exclusive access behind the scenes to see what it takes to put on a show!

Downtown Phoenix morphs into a giant game board with scavenger hunt

Even if you've lived in Phoenix all your life, there's a fun way to explore downtown like never before! 

Think the excitement of Amazing Race with a three-hour tour guided from your smartphone. With the Urban Adventure Quest scavenger hunt, your team will make stops at well-known and overlooked gems of downtown Phoenix, solving puzzles and completing challenges while learning about the local history. Start your hunt here.

Krystle Henderson joins the Phoenix Suns Dancers for a day

They learn a new dance routine every practice, practice multiple times a week nd fire up the fans at every Suns game! Think Team 12's Krystle Henderson can keep up?

Meet the fierce females of Arizona Roller Derby

Founded in 2003, Arizona Roller Derby is celebrating its sweet 16! The non-profit organization is the second oldest and one of the best established flat track leagues in the world. Get your game face on, the first home game is February 16th!  

On Monday, Krystle joined the girls of Arizona Roller Derby and laced up her skates to try out this interesting sport. Watch her experience on the court in the video above. 

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According to the league's Facebook page, AZRD is the second-oldest flat track roller derby league in the world.

Stay tuned this year to see where we visit next!