The Boulders Resort in Carefree will premiere its first annual Arizona Honey Festival September 29-30 to celebrate the history, health benefits and culinary delights of this ancient natural ingredient. The festival will be held at el Pedregal, the resort’s distinctive outdoor marketplace, and will feature a variety of events and amenities including cooking with honey demonstrations […]
By Kathryn M. Miller – The “Great Recession” ended in 2009. That’s what economists say, anyway. Technicalities aside, most will agree that the economy is far from rosy – just ask arts and culture organizations who have seen a drop in revenues – some even forced to close their doors. While many of these non-profits […]
By Katherine Koenig – Go West young man, go West… Arizona is drenched in the history of the Old West. Looking back, the Arizona Territory was home to some of the most colorful characters of the West, from notorious outlaws to respected lawmen who roamed the old frontier. Arizona’s western roots can be found from the “Too […]
The Desert Foothills Library in Cave Creek presents Flamenco del Sol Spanish Dance Ensemble for Hispanic Heritage Month. The free family program will be held on September 15 from 1-2pm. Desert Foothills Library is located at 38443 North Schoolhouse Road, in Cave Creek. Visit http://www.desertfoothillslibrary.org.
By Curtis Riggs – The old Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce has a new name and a new mission. The former Chamber is now the Cave Creek Merchants and Events Association. CCMEA is the driving force behind such Cave Creek celebrations as Wild West Days and the Fiesta Days Parade. The group also helps out […]
By Stephen Cohen, O.D. – Technology changes so fast that what was new last year, can be passé today. While these mind-boggling advances occur at breakneck speeds, we can’t always anticipate the unintended consequences that come with the advances. Case in point is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (surgery for which I am now recovering as I awkwardly attempt […]
By Katherine Koenig – It’s a new beginning for the North Scottsdale Farmers Market. The year-round market recently moved west from its Shea and 94th Street location to Pima Crossing, on Shea just west of Loop 101. The new location also includes new vendors who are now part of the weekly market. “Shopping local is important to […]
By Cathy Droz and Bill Zervakos – It goes without saying that the new Mini Coupe makes people do a double take – from its shallow-rake windshield to the integral roof spoiler and wing that deploys from the trunk lid. My guess is the Coupe is going after “driving machine” enthusiasts in a way that the […]