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 […]

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 […]

Komen Arizona To Cease Operations July 31 — October Phoenix Race for the Cure Event Canceled


Susan G. Komen Arizona announced June 21 its decision to cease operations effective July 31, 2017. Consequently, the Phoenix Race for the Cure event, previously scheduled for October, has been canceled.  Local organizations that were selected for Komen grants in March will be funded through March 31, 2018. In addition, despite the closure of the […]

J. Levine To Auction Rare, Lost Jackson Pollock Painting


A rare, lost Jackson Pollock painting is going up for auction Tuesday, June 20, at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal after the Scottsdale-based auction house spent nearly 18 months and tens of thousands of dollars researching and authenticating the forensics and ownership history. Online bidding is available now, with live bidding slated to begin at […]

New Art Exhibit Exposes The Scars Of PTSD


A new art exhibit, “PTSD, The Invisible Scar,” focuses on veterans who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. Created by Christopher Oshana, the photographic and video graphic documentary project invites the viewer to look beyond the facades and inside the private lives of just a few veterans who suffer from PTSD. “As a […]

Humanity 101 In Action: Outreach To Individuals Experiencing Homelessness


One of several Arizona State University initiatives, Project Humanities engages in a year-round community service project with an adult homeless population in downtown Phoenix. Every other Saturday, for the past three years, intergenerational volunteers from across the Valley gather at South 12th Avenue on the sidewalk area between West Jefferson Street and West Madison Street […]

Valley Chefs Join Together To Raise Funds For A Fellow Chef


In a rally cry to support one of their own, the “Arizona Seven” are reuniting for the 7 Chef Fund Up, a pair of communal dining events hosted in support of fellow chef Kelly Fletcher (formerly of House of Tricks, Zen Culinary).  Fletcher recently fell seriously ill to a life-threatening infection that spread throughout his body, […]

BabyFace LLC Offers Aquagold Fine Touch Microchanneling Technology


Leigh Asher, RN, MA, MEP-c, a certified medical esthetics nurse specialist for 14 years, is one of the first Arizona experts to offer Aquagold fine touch microchanneling technology. Asher owns BabyFace LLC, which is located at 8888 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Suite 20, in Scottsdale. According to Asher, Aquagold fine touch is a revolutionary skin […]

Enjoy Yoga in the Gardens In Carefree


The Town of Carefree and the Desert Foothills Family YMCA offer a free, community yoga class, “Yoga in the Gardens,” on Mondays this month from 9-10am. Held in the Carefree Desert Gardens, underneath the Carefree Sundial, this free, all levels class will explore yoga movement with the added beauty of Black Mountain and the sounds […]