What’s Working Locally

Innovative, independent entrepreneurship in the Valley By Kathryn M. Miller ~ Over the past few years, Arizona has risen as one of the best states in the country for companies to start, expand or relocate a business. Named a “Top 10 Best State for Starting a Business” by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2013, […]


Sixth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival

The 2015 Cave Creek Balloon Festival takes place Saturday, May 23, on the driving range of the Rancho Mañana Golf Course. Presented by Sanderson Lincoln, and organized by Tonto Bar & Grill and Aerial Solutions, the event runs from 5:30-10pm. Enjoy live music by local bands, as well as food, beverages, cocktails and wine. Enjoy […]


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Celebrating The Craft Beer Movement

SanTan Brewing presents the Fifth Annual Ameri-CAN Canned Craft Beer Festival at Scottsdale Civic Center May 16. Supporting and celebrating the craft beer movement during the recognized American Craft Beer Week, the event features live entertainment, craft food, VIP quarters, nano beer garden, beer Olympics and more than 80 local and national beers. Scottsdale Civic […]


Volunteers Needed To Make A Difference

The Foothills Caring Corps, a volunteer based non-profit organization serving the greater Northeast Valley, is seeking volunteers to share their talent, skills and time with the organization whose primary mission is to allow the elderly to remain independent and living in their homes. Volunteers needed for such programs as: Van transportation Medical transportation Mobile meals […]

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Six Days Of Food, Wine & Fun

37th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival The Scottsdale Culinary Festival (SCF) brings together foodies, philanthropists, chefs, restaurateurs, music enthusiasts and festive revelers in one of the longest-running food festivals. Get ready for a week (April 7-12) of delights served with a side of sun-filled days and cool, festive nights. With everything from Champagne brunches to celebrity […]


CCUSD Receives Magna Award

The Cave Creek Unified School District has received a first place Magna Award, which recognizes school districts and their leaders taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of students and communities. The winners of the 21st annual Magna Awards were honored at National School Boards Association’s 75th Annual Conference, held March 21-23 in […]

Jewelry by Jenny Christiansen, Bozeman, Montana. Photo by Jesse Tallman

45th Scottsdale Arts Festival

Long recognized as one of the top arts fairs in America, the Scottsdale Arts Festival is a weekend-long celebration of the visual, performing and culinary arts. The event, held outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, features 175 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and Canada, continuous live music and entertainment on two […]

Chamber Celebrates 50 Years

The Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce will reach a major milestone this month – 50 years of serving area businesses and residents. “In order to look forward and chart a course for our future, I think we need to reflect on our past,” says Jennifer McGirr, National Bank of Arizona and Chamber board president. […]

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