Book Signing Event At Poisoned Pen


Bestselling author Rhys Bowen will be at The Poisoned Pen Wednesday, March 1, for a book signing and Q&A to launch her new novel, In Farleigh Field (on-sale March 1; Lake Union Publishing). Rhys Bowen is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 30 novels and three award-winning historical mystery series. Her works have […]

Scottsdale Students Make Valentine’s Day Cards For Homeless Veterans


Seventh graders at St. John XXIII Catholic School put their hearts into creating homemade Valentine’s Day cards for the veterans at Catholic Charities’ MANA House. The MANA House veterans are men who have experienced homelessness and usually lack any strong family ties or emotional support. The Valentine’s Day cards came at a time when many found […]

Collaborative Craft Beer Raises $10,000 For Women’s Shelters In Arizona


Last month, an all-female crew of the state’s best craft brewers convened at Barrio Brewing Company in Tucson to create The State Bird, a commemorative double IPA that would benefit women’s shelters in Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff and Prescott. The brew team had a goal of donating $10,000, and they easily achieved it within the first […]

Fountain Hills Youth Theater Presents DR. DOOLITTLE JR.


The classic tale of kindness to animals trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in Fountain Hills Youth Theater’s production of Doctor Dolittle Jr. All of the beloved characters from the stories of Hugh Lofting and the magical movie musical are given new life in the stage version. The musical tells the classic tale of […]

Carlson Creek Vineyard Releasing 2015 Grenache February 16 – Wine release parties planned


Carlson Creek Vineyard will be releasing its 2015 Grenache with wine release parties at their Scottsdale and Willcox tasting rooms Thursday, February 16. “This is only the second time in our nine-year history that we’ve released a Grenache, as it is always allocated to our flagship wine and only blend, the Rule of Three (made […]

Recent Poll Reveals Where Arizona Voters Stand On Education


Before the February 7 confirmation of a new U.S. Secretary of Education, a lot of debate took place regarding the best way to educate the nation’s children, and the state of our education system in general. And while the country as a whole will have to wait and see what the new administration will bring […]

Walk With Me Event To Support Easter Seals Program


On Saturday, February 25, Southwest Human Development will host the ninth annual Walk With Me family fun walk and block party presented by the Arizona Coyotes Foundation and HumanaVitality at Scottsdale Civic Center Park to benefit the nonprofit’s Easter Seals services for young children with disabilities. The event will feature a 1.25-mile family fun walk, […]

About Arizona Wine: Vintage 95 In Downtown Chandler Celebrates Five Year Anniversary


– By Darla S. Hoffmann, Certified Specialist of Wine As owner of About Wine and a wine columnist, I frequent a lot of wine bars.  I guess you could say I do this for love or money, but it’s mostly because wine gives me an eccentric supply of energy.  My latest vino victims were the […]

Red Cross In Critical Need Of Blood Donors


Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. Since December 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to inclement winter weather, resulting in more […]

Modern Acupuncture Franchise Opens In Scottsdale


Modern Acupuncture, a new franchise concept transforming the alternative medicine market and acupuncture industry, announced last month its first location and that six regional developer licenses have been awarded or are already pending across the U.S. Created by several of the key leaders who built and grew The Joint Corp., franchisor of The Joint Chiropractic, Modern Acupuncture […]