Dog-Eared Review: Night Hush


By Melanie Tighe – Whew — what a ride! I found this military thriller with a touch of romance to be the perfect read for the Fourth of July. From the very first page, Arizona author Leslie Jones held nothing back in Night Hush, the first book in her Duty & Honor series. The opening scene is so […]

Male Call: Unselfie Yourselfie


By James Roberts – We went to a Meetup pool party/BBQ the other day and only recognized two people from their profile pix, both of whom we happened to know pretty well. The other 10 were completely unrecognizable. Now, as we understand it, the whole point of a social media site like Meetup is to […]

Come On…How Can You Believe In Someone You Cannot See?


By Paul Witkop – My conversation with a man recently took an interesting turn when he seriously questioned my sanity. I told him that after a careful analysis of other options available that explain life and our human purpose, I have made the personal choice to trust my life to Jesus Christ. His contention was […]

Good Design Is Comfortable Design


By Barbara Kaplan – The single most important characteristic people tell me they want in their home is comfort, and I believe you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for the look you want. Good design comforts — but everyone has a different definition of what comfort means to them. What is warm and comfortable for […]

Endless Summer: Slip Away For A World-Class Daycation


By Kathryn M. Miller ~ It’s August, which means back to school for many families and the end of summer travel for others. But back to reality doesn’t have to mean an end to summer fun, especially for those lucky enough to call the Valley home — there are months of warm weather ahead and […]

First Light Viewing Party To Be Held


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) at Black Mountain will unveil its 14-inch Cassegrain telescope for a first light viewing party September 14, from 7–9:45pm. “First light” refers to the first time that a telescope is used to take an astronomical image. The telescope, located on the PVCC at Black Mountain campus, collects 3,136 times more […]

Get Ready To Celebrate Cave Creek


The 2017–18 Cave Creek season officially returns in October, and area residents will enjoy a preview of all the fun with the CITYSunTimes Cave Creek Special Events pullout in September. The issue will highlight everything from celebrating the area’s best food and drinks, to experiencing its Western heritage — and everything in between. “Cave Creek […]

Test-Drive A Tesla At The Boulders July 29 — RSVP Today


The Boulders Resort & Spa and Tesla are offering resort guests, members and area residents the opportunity to experience a test drive in a Tesla Model S. Drivers will have the opportunity to experience 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds, thanks to the revolutionary autopilot capabilities. This event is coordinated, sponsored and run by Tesla Motors, […]

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Crossroads Opening August 3 — Preview Event July 28


The ‘Neighborhood Burger Joint,’ Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers (CBCB), delivers casual and friendly atmosphere to families and avid sports fanatics alike, and in August is opening its newest location at Crossroads in North Scottsdale. Today, July 28, starting at 11am, CBCB will hold a preview event, and the first 500 guests to CBCB Crossroads will […]

Honesty, Excellence, Respect — Lexus: 2017 Lexus ES300h


By Cathy Droz – In today’s environment and across the various generations, a key to any successful enterprise is delivering on their philosophy and values, regarding their customers’ experience. The following information compares two diverse organizations, but with similar approaches to that experience. There is nothing like test driving a Lexus; I haven’t driven one […]