Slow Down & Enjoy the Ride — Grand Canyon Railway’s ‘Iron Horse’ Gallops On


The steam engine changed everything. It created time zones, kick-started the Industrial Revolution and 150 years ago the Transcontinental Railroad was created, connecting the East and West coasts and reducing travel from around five months to about five days. It opened up the possibilities of exploring destinations all across America, including the South Rim of […]

Sedona International Film Festival Celebrates Twenty-Five Years


More than 165 films — from Oscar-nominated documentaries to narrative features, narrative short films, documentary short films and animated shorts — will highlight the 25th anniversary Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 23 – March 3. “Just saying the words, ‘25th anniversary,’ stops us in our tracks,” said executive director Pat Schweiss. “Looking back, it’s been […]

Jeneve Rose Mitchell to Perform at Arizona Folklore Preserve


Jeneve Rose Mitchell brings her whole family to the stage at the Arizona Folklore Preserve Feb. 10. Her whole instrument family, that is. There’s her cello, “Bubbles;” her mandolin, “Octavius;” her fiddle, “Billy;” her ukulele, “Brownie;” her guitar, “Martina;” and her harp, “Hallie.” Yes, she plays them all during each performance. And yes, she plays […]

Sugar & The Mint In Concert — Family Camp Out At The Arb


The Arboretum at Flagstaff (The Arb) is excited to announce the next performance of the Summer Concert series August 4, 5:30pm, with Northern Arizona’s up-and-coming youth band, Sugar and the Mint. Offering an extra treat after this concert is a Family Camp Out under the stars at The Arb. Winner of the prestigious 2017 Telluride […]

Chill Out At LUSTRE Rooftop Bar This Summer


LUSTRE Rooftop Bar continues its “100 Days of Summer” weekly event series this month, complete with daily pool parties, live music and food and drink specials that will continue through Labor Day. Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is an oasis in the heart of Downtown Phoenix with cabanas […]

Sanctuary Spa Remodel Offers Revitalized Space For Summer Rejuvenation


Just in time to welcome summer travelers and stay-cation locals, Sanctuary Spa at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa has completed a top-to-bottom refurbishment and expansion that has introduced a fresh new look throughout and a brand-new feature, the Women’s Quiet Room. An intimate retreat, the celebrated spa features separate women’s and men’s spas, […]

Hermosa Inn Presents Colorful Workshop With Scottsdale Artists’ School


In keeping with its long-standing commitment to offer unique artistic experiences to its guests and community, The Hermosa Inn announced in January a partnership with the Scottsdale Artists’ School. Led by distinguished and extraordinary artists, the workshops will capitalize on Hermosa’s idyllic setting. With class size limited to just 20, advance registration is required and […]

Arizona Snowbowl Celebrates Eighty Years — February Party & Concert Planned


Established in 1938, Arizona Snowbowl is one of the longest continually operating ski resorts in the country and this season marks Arizona Snowbowl’s 80th anniversary. To celebrate, Snowbowl is hosting an on-mountain party and a free concert in Downtown Flagstaff, February 23–24. Friday, Feb. 23, Arizona Snowbowl will kick off 80th celebrations with a family-friendly, […]

About Arizona Wine: Laramita Cellars Has Big Plans


– By Darla S. Hoffmann, Certified Specialist of Wine Laramita means ‘The Twig’ in Spanish; Laramita Cellars has big plans for many of them. Have you ever concocted an extravagant brainchild while sitting at a bar sipping on a glass of wine? You weren’t sure you would make that dream a reality come morning, for […]

Experience LDV Winery In Downtown Scottsdale – Discover wines that are true Chiricahua Mountain fruit


– By Darla S. Hoffmann, Certified Specialist of Wine The art of making wine has much in common with having a baby. Both creations bring joy and happiness yet are fallible existences that will endure many trials and tribulations throughout its lifetime. I have the pleasure of doing weekly wine tastings in LDV Winery’s Scottsdale […]