Taliesin West Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

Joins seven other Wright sites With 11 of his buildings in the Greater Phoenix area alone, most Valley residents are familiar with the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright’s visionary work cemented his place as the American Institute of Architects’ “greatest American architect of all time.” And in July, the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, officially inscribed The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which includes eight major works spanning 50 years of Wright’s career, on the UNESCO … [Read More...]

Kiwanis Marketplace Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The Kiwanis Marketplace Thrift Store is approaching its five-year anniversary. Opening Aug. 14, 2014 with no paid staff, the store is now led by its general manager, Sandra Carrier, along with the help of a small staff and a committed group of nearly 80 active volunteers. The volunteers at the Marketplace serve as store personnel or as “roadies,” who offer free pickup service for larger, gently used donations from homes in the area. Aside from its wide selection of affordable items for customers, ranging from … [Read More...]



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Camp Verde Performing Arts Center Announces New Season

The Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts Foundation announced that its 2019–20 concert schedule will kick off with the annual Labor Day Jazz … [Read More...]

Waking Up In Budapest

By Kathi Kovach Koenig It’s just before dusk as we slowly head into the city. Suddenly, our driver takes a quick turn, skirting traffic. … [Read More...]

SUSD’s Nutrition Services Eliminates Reduced Lunch Fee — 800 Students Could Benefit

For many years, the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has charged $0.40 per lunch to students who qualify under federal guidelines for a … [Read More...]

Kitchen Design Begins with the All-Important Countertop

By Barbara Kaplan – We’re surrounded by counters — particularly in the kitchen, home office and bathroom. We take them for granted and don’t realize … [Read More...]

Envy Will Make You Miserable

By Paul Witkop – When I was about 12, my close friend Jeff had a gold colored Schwinn Stingray bicycle with a banana seat and 3-speed stick shift. … [Read More...]

Male Call: A Charted Conversation

 By James Roberts – A guy-pal — let’s call him “Jon” — related an interesting get-to-know-you phone convo that, sadly, ended less than gloriously. … [Read More...]

Healthy Eating On The Go

By Erin Mahoney — A healthy diet takes dedicated focus and intention. So, what do you do when you set good and healthy intentions when on the road? … [Read More...]

City of Phoenix Special Election Slated For Aug. 27 — Voter Registration Deadline is July 29

The City of Phoenix will conduct a Special Election Tuesday, Aug. 27, in whi​​​ch registered voters will decide on two ballot measures that propose to … [Read More...]

Nominations Sought for Eighth Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards — Deadline is July 31

Phoenix Center for the Arts will present the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Margaret T. Hance Park Urban Plaza. … [Read More...]

Ocean Prime at High Street Reopens July 18

Ocean Prime, located on North Phoenix’s High Street, announced its reopening this Thursday, July 18, at 5pm. Due to a much-needed pipe repair … [Read More...]

Tech4Life Presents Cyber Security Workshop at Desert Foothills Library

Ransomware, identity theft, password hacking… Tech4Life says that small business owners and affluent households are prime targets for these cyber … [Read More...]

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