Arizona Welcomes Gelato Festival in October


Gelato’s biggest international celebration is back in America and stopping in Arizona twice. The Scottsdale edition is up first on the weekend of Oct. 20–21, followed just a week later by Gelato Festival America in Tucson, Oct. 27–28. Gelato Festival America will spread awareness of real Italian artisanal gelato through a contest in which gelato […]

Creamistry Welcomes Fall with Pumpkin Spice Offerings


Creamistry locations Valley-wide are getting geared up for the autumn season with the introduction of their new pumpkin spice flavor. From October through Sunday, Nov. 25, guests can enjoy this popular fall flavor in any of Creamistry’s ice cream bases including Signature Premium, Organic, Vegan Coconut and Vegan Cashew. The pumpkin flavor can be enjoyed in […]

Giordano’s Offers New Seasonal Menu Items


Tacos or pizza — sometimes it can be difficult to choose. But now through the end of the year, diners at Giordano’s can have the best of both worlds with the restaurant’s new Street Taco Pizza, an exclusive offering at its Arizona and Nevada restaurants. Giordano’s nod to the ever-popular street taco begins with a […]

Dog-Eared Review: Breaking Eselda


By Melanie Tighe – Fantasy readers, get ready for a brand new original series…welcome to the kingdom of Fraun! Arizona’s own Tabatha Shipley’s debut novel, Breaking Eselda, is mesmerizing, a can’t-put-it-down tale woven with intrigue and discovery that keeps getting better with each turn of the page. When Eselda’s father, King of Enchenda falls ill, it’s up to […]

God Directs Our Paths


By Paul Witkop – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your path straight.” —Proverbs 3:5-6 This verse is one of my favorites. At first glance, it seems like a logical formula for getting God to do what […]

A New School Year Means It’s Time to Revamp Study Areas


By Barbara Kaplan – Now that the kids are back in school, what changes do you need to make to your home to accommodate the new academic year? Your children have grown in size, and their maturity level has grown as well. This increase it may require a shift in the space for everyone, because […]

Male Call: Will You Be My ‘Partner in Crime?’


By James Roberts –  We are sometimes accused…OK, we admit…that some of the info we provide has no particular basis in reality outside the Male Call Advisory Board’s™ fevered imagination. But this month, we swipe a look at your favorite dating apps and present cold, hard data! First, Bumble, which bills itself as a location-based dating […]

High Rate of Pedestrian Fatalities Plagues Arizona


By José-Ignacio Castañeda Despite efforts to decrease the number of pedestrian fatalities in Arizona, the death toll continues to rise due to pedestrian disregard and an increase of midblock crossings. Arizona has more pedestrian fatalities per capita than any state, according to a study released by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. The report shows that […]

Pilot Your Way Back to School: 2018 Honda Pilot Elite


– By Julia Droz Serafine It’s that time of year again. Pretty soon our kiddos will be making their way out the door to start a new school year. New outfits, folders, #2 pre-sharpened pencils, plenty of disinfecting wipes and brand-new backpacks, because according to my eight-year-old, having a new backpack every year is a […]

An Antioxidant A Day…


– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. So much research continues about the role that diet and supplements can play in our health. This has now become the focus of research regarding diet and glaucoma. Glaucoma is a chronic and, if untreated, progressive disease where gradual damage can cause irreversible loss of vision. It is often called […]