The Tables Are Set! — Arizona Restaurant Weeks: Dine in or Take Out

It has been a rough couple of months for the food and beverage industry. In Arizona, COVID-19 brought about closures in mid-March that threatened the industry to its core. Restaurant owners had to quickly adapt their business models to offer take-out, curbside and delivery options, and some even offered cocktails to go. Some restaurants became community grocery stores, while others served their community by preparing meals for front-line workers and those in need. The local community stepped up, too, and helped … [Read More...]

Harold’s Corral Donates Nearly 4,000 Meals During Pandemic

—By Sue Kern-Fleischer It’s been just a few weeks since Arizona reopened, lifting the “Stay at Home” restrictions put in place to help flatten the curve from COVID-19. And while Harold’s Cave Creek Corral’s dining room is open to patrons, the iconic restaurant is continuing a unique take-out program it started with the help of the Kiwanis Club of Carefree more than two months ago to help feed families in need. In its nearly 85 years of business, Harold’s had never experienced operating during a global … [Read More...]


Local Women and Girls Receive Monetary Awards from Soroptimists Saguaro Foothills

At a time when good news is sometimes hard to find, Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills shared the result of its annual awards ceremony, … [Read More...]

O’Rourke Media Group Buys CITYSunTimes

PHOENIX—The CITYSunTimes has been acquired by the O’Rourke Media Group, a media company that specializes in publishing local community newspapers. The … [Read More...]

Whiskey and Popcorn Reviews: What to Stream in June

—By Kaely Monahan and Tuesday Mahrle The state might be reopening a bit, and we at Whiskey and Popcorn are emerging from our home theaters a bit … [Read More...]

Town of Carefree Announces Adjustments to 2020 Memorial Day Tribute

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the country will remember those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of our nation. Last year, … [Read More...]

Doing Business in Our CST Community: ProMusica Arizona

ProMusica Arizona’s executive director, Yvonne Dolby, shared a bit about the organization and what makes it unique in our community.  — Kathryn M. … [Read More...]

Eye Care During These Surreal Times

– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. Many people have delayed getting their eyes examined during this time, whether it is due to avoiding going out, other … [Read More...]

Governor Announces New Guidance as ‘Stay At Home’ Order Expires May 15

Governor Doug Ducey announced at a May 12 press conference that the "Stay At Home" order in Arizona will be ending May 15 and replaced by new guidance … [Read More...]

Editor’s Pick: HOLLYWOOD PARK — A MEMOIR, By Mikel Jollett

By Kathryn M. Miller — Mikel Jollett broke my heart. And I encourage you to let him break yours, too. Sadness, loneliness, grief, despair … [Read More...]

Local Band 23 Valkyries Releases Rock EP: DIRE QUESTIONS

By Kathryn M. Miller — 23 Valkyries, composed of Cameron Kulik (guitar, vocals, bass) and Chris Kontos (drums, backing vocals), has been writing, … [Read More...]

The Phoenix Theatre Company Hosts “An Evening with Friends” — National-touring and Broadway stars with Phoenix roots to be featured

The Phoenix Theatre Company will host a virtual concert An Evening with Friends Monday, May 11, at 6pm PST.  Celebrity guests include The Phoenix … [Read More...]

City of Scottsdale Tennis, Pickleball Courts and Skatepark will Reopen Friday, May 8

Scottsdale’s outdoor tennis courts, pickleball courts and the McDowell Mountain Ranch skate park will reopen for the public Friday, May 8. The … [Read More...]

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