Dutch Bros to Support California Wildfire Relief Efforts


All Dutch Bros locations in seven states will join together beginning Tuesday, Nov. 13, to raise funds for California wildfire relief efforts. From Nov. 13 through Monday, Nov. 19, each of Dutch Bros’ 325+ stores will offer customers the chance to make donations at the window. Dutch Bros will match donations up to $150,000. “The […]

PVSchools to Hold ‘Volunteer in Paradise’ Orientation


The Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVSchools) continues its search for community members to join the Volunteer in Paradise (VIP) program. The district is looking for dedicated, high-quality volunteers seeking meaningful opportunities to make a difference. Volunteer tutors are needed in all subject areas in kindergarten through grade 6, and the VIP program matches community […]

Nominations Open through Nov. 30 for 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards


Nominations are now open for the 38th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented in eight categories to individuals, businesses and organizations that have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts, culture and arts education in Arizona. The deadline for nominations, which should be submitted online, is 11:59pm, Friday, Nov. 30. All nominees and the […]

Phoenix Announces Denise Archibald as New City Clerk


Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher named Denise Archibald City Clerk in late October. She will oversee a $6.7 million budget and 54 staff members, providing access to information on matters of public interest throughout the organization. Archibald joined the city in December 2004, where she has worked for the last several years in the City […]

Work Begins This Winter to Repair High-Profile Scottsdale Bridges


Work will begin this winter to repair Scottsdale’s Drinkwater Boulevard underpass and 68th Street bridge. Emergency funding to repair the damaged infrastructure was approved by theScottsdale City Council Oct. 16. Portions of both bridges were closed earlier this year due to structural concerns found during inspections. The money to pay for repairs will come primarily […]

BLK BOX Wraps First Show of Inaugural Season Nov. 11


BLK BOX PHX’s 2018–19 season kicked off with a classic tale of good and evil, Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes, which continues through Nov. 11. Two young boys, Will and Jim, are lured into a mysterious carnival that passes through their town. Soon they discover the diabolical and terrifying truths behind the funhouse […]

Bob Boze Bell Presents Latest Book at Bryan’s Barbecue Nov. 8


Bob Boze Bell is an outrageous Arizona historian of the Wild West, artist/illustrator and one of the greatest story tellers of western history and can captivate an audience as fast as one of his “Daily Whip Out” drawings. Talking to Bell has been described as “channeling the old west in mind, body and spirit.” Now […]

Explore More Than Seventy Vendors at Annual Holiday Bazaar in Carefree


Our Lady of Joy Catholic Parish will hold its 12th annual holiday bazaar Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9am–4pm. The church is located at 36811 North Pima Road, on the northeast corner of Pima and Cave Creek roads in Carefree. The community event sponsored by Our Lady’s Guild features more than 70 […]

Kick Off the ‘Arizona Art Season’ With Thunderbird Artists — Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival


Thunderbird Artists are gearing up for its first event of the 2018–19 season: the 25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, Nov. 2–4. The event marks the organizations 73rd fine art event on Easy Street in downtown Carefree. Attendees will immerse themselves in juried fine art, wine tasting, microbrews, festival food and live music […]

How Much Is Too Much?


By Rabbi Robert L. Kravitz, D.D. – “Our world must strike a balance, so we can maintain a proper existence. Think of the good and evil all around us and pray for moderation.” Some rain is good. Some rain is not. For months we suffered in Arizona under the blazing hot sun, without any rain. […]