Editor’s Picks — ‘The Making of Outlander: The Series: The Official guide to Seasons Three & Four’ by Tara Bennett


At our staff meeting today, some of us were lamenting the fact that we don’t have time to curl up with a good book as much as we would like to — and after spending the day at a computer reading emails, writing and editing copy, sometimes we’d rather just give the peepers a rest […]

Whiskey and Popcorn Reviews… Sensational! PARASITE is Why We Go See Movies


—By Kaely Monahan and Tuesday Mahrle Darkly humorous with a biting edge, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite is a masterpiece of cinematic storytelling. Greed, classism and horror are wrapped in a hysterical package that will leave you in stitches. The poor Kim family finds a way to easy street only to find out the high life […]

A Most Important Season


By Rabbi Robert L. Kravitz, D.D. — So here we are again. The season of Jewish High Holy Days and Festivals has concluded, with hope and joy. November brings us closer to another set of holidays, another season… Of shopping and parties and good wishes, beginning with Thanksgiving Day modeled after the Jewish (harvest) festival of […]

HER Certified Auto Review: 2019 Acura ILX


By Cathy Droz – The 2019 Acura ILX has delivered a great deal of design and content changes. In the past, I’ve heard “enthusiasts” say that this ILX is just a Honda Civic on Steroids… Well I’m not sure what’s wrong with that. The changes for 2019 both exterior and interior have made this sedan […]

The Great American Epidemic


By Stephen Cohen, O.D. — Although life expectancy is at an all-time high, the current diabetes epidemic is getting much worse, increasing by 27 percent in just the past 10 years. Seventeen million people are diabetic, and about one-third (almost six million) do not know it. Diabetics are at risk for heart disease, kidney disease, loss […]

Carefree Hosts Great Pumpkin Commonwealth Weigh-Off During Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Event


This weekend, Carefree’ s Enchanted Pumpkin Garden becomes even more exciting with the addition of an official Great Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off. Several of the best giant gourd growers in the Southwest are bringing their obscenely large, fascinating, ginormous orange orbs to town Saturday, Oct. 19, 11am, at the Community Stage outside of Historic Spanish Village, […]

Recognize World Hunger Day at Foothills Empty Bowls — Event proceeds to assist area families in need


Friday, Oct. 18, the annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction to honor World Hunger Day will be held at Harold’s Cave Creek Corral, from 11am to 1pm. Sonoran Arts League of Cave Creek sponsors the event. All proceeds from the event benefit the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. The popular art auction […]

Celebrate Cave Creek with a Second Night of Music, Drinks, Food & Fun


The annual celebration of all things Cave Creek kicked off Wednesday, Oct. 16, and continues tonight as the Town hosts the second day of its signature Taste of Cave Creek event. For 27 years, the Town of Cave Creek has offered this event as a chance for residents to mingle with neighbors, and for those […]

Join the Kiwanis Club of Carefree for Pancakes with a Purpose


The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Nov. 9 in the in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion of the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street, from 7am to 11am. Tickets can be purchased from a Kiwanis member or at the event. Adult tickets are $8; $4 for children 14 and under. The pancakes are “all […]

Kazimierz Wine and Whiskey Bar Hosts Esteban & Teresa Joy Nov. 2


Celebrated guitarist Esteban will perform an intimate music concert with his daughter and violinist Teresa Joy at 6pm, Saturday, Nov. 2, at Kazimierz Wine and Whiskey Bar, 7137 East Stetson Drive, in Scottsdale. Attendees will be treated to classical Spanish fusion with a contemporary rock influence as well as newly composed songs. Grammy award-winning drummer Joe Morris […]