Seasonal skies offer up the closest supermoon since 1948

Supermoon Seasonal skies offer up the closest supermoon since 1948. Welcome to the cooler days and nights of Arizona. Get set for the many wonders of our fall night skies. October begins with a great view of Venus in the western sky. The second planet from the sun, after nearly a year of seeing Venus in the morning sky, it’s now a major player in our evening sky. An amazing event takes place on the night of ...

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Writer M.D. Thalmann jumps into the controversy surrounding two new aquariums set to open in the Valley

Desert Sea Life?  Writer M.D. Thalmann jumps into the controversy surrounding two new aquariums set to open in the Valley. “Dear lort, we just cain't learn! What a buncha idjits” That's my mom. She's eloquent. What she was responding to was the gossip about a new Arizona aquarium that plans on importing sea life to our pleasant desert burg, where 115-degree temperatures are the norm for at least three month ...

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CopaBall 2016: Annual event benefits a wide array of public health programs in Metro Phoenix

CopaBall 2016 Annual event benefits a wide array of public health programs in Metro Phoenix. By Peter Madrid Diversity is the key word when it comes to describing the annual CopaBall, the primary fundraising event for the Maricopa Health Foundation. While the Valley is rich in charitable and philanthropic events, the CopaBall, established in 2003, benefits a wide array of public health programs in Metro Pho ...

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The rich history of the American West is on display at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Western Heritage The rich history of the American West is on display at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. By Julie Carlson Perfectly situated amid the adobe style boutiques and galleries of Old Town Scottsdale is Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West. The 43,000-square foot, two-story building opened its doors in January 2015 and has retained its goal of preserving the history of th ...

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The stinger fade with a driver is a versatile shot to add to your game

Reliable Shot The stinger fade with a driver is a versatile shot to add to your game. By Scott Sackett Having a reliable go-to shot off the tee is always a weapon worth equipping your game with. The stinger is a shot that not only can be extremely reliable but also versatile enough to be used in many scenarios you might run into during your round. Contrary to what popular belief might say, hitting the ball ...

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Beyond basic tasting and touring, Sonoma County offers the ultimate Wine Country destination

Sensational Sonoma  Beyond basic tasting and touring, Sonoma County offers the ultimate Wine Country destination. By Alison Bailin Batz Though Napa often gets the acclaim, the true birthplace of California wine is actually its gorgeous neighbor, Sonoma, where the first winemaking grapes were planted by Russian colonists in 1812, and then developed and truly farmed by the Franciscan mission fathers in the 18 ...

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Maravilla Scottsdale offers an active retirement lifestyle

On The Go  Resident’s active lifestyle continues at Maravilla Scottsdale. By Constance Sablan   After 30 years of working for the government overseas, Ann Bamberger settled in the Valley where she has enjoyed a year-round, active lifestyle. In 2009 she began an extensive search of senior living options that would allow her to continue the fulfilling lifestyle she loved. After three years and visiting 1 ...

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Fires were always a menacing threat to frontier towns, explains state historian Marshall Trimble

Firefighters Fires were always a menacing threat to frontier towns, explains state historian Marshall Trimble.   The boomtowns of Prescott, Bisbee, Jerome, and Tombstone all burned to the ground several times during their heyday. With all those coal oil lamps and candles it took only one careless mistake and it was Katy-bar-the-door. The first generation of buildings and houses in those western towns w ...

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Defense attorney Alex Lane is at the height of his profession

Lawyer on Top Defense attorney Alex Lane is at the height of his profession. By Nadine Bubeck   Photos by CMQ Photos LLC One of the highest awards the State Bar of Arizona gives is the annual President's Award. The president of the state bar presents this prestigious award, “To an individual who has contributed enormous effort toward the furtherance of the president's goals and priorities during the pr ...

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Ask Dirk: A digital minefield

Ask Dirk  A guy’s perspective on matters of the heart and home. Dear Dirk, I’ve been wanting to ask someone about the following problem. Until now, the perfect stranger, with absolutely no connection to my life, wasn’t around to approach, until I read your column. Here it goes: I’m happily married with two kids and things are for the most part great at home. We have our ups and downs sure, but who doesn’t? ...

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Avoid mass-manufactured gems and opt for a unique jewel that reflects your personality and taste

One-of-a-Kind Avoid mass-manufactured gems and opt for a unique jewel that reflects your personality and taste. By Scott Bohall If you only get plain vanilla ice cream, only order cheese pizza, exclusively wear one color, or are a creature of unwavering dedication to uniformity, this article is not for you. Most jewelry is mass manufactured, no matter if you see it on television, cruise ships, malls, or eve ...

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Multi-media artist Turner G. Davis

Turner G. Davis  Multi-media artist showcases his skills as a draftsman. By Nicole Royse Photos courtesy of Turner G. Davis A multi-media artist, Turner G. Davis creates dynamic and enchanting drawings, paintings, and sculptures that transport his viewers to another place and time. He began exploring art at a young age, beginning with drawing. Davis was inspired by watching his artist father create and took ...

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With the opening of The Collective Sedona, there’re now even more reasons to head to the most beautiful place in America

Sedona Getaway  With the opening of The Collective Sedona, there’re now even more reasons to head to the most beautiful place in America.   By Sondra Barr For Phoenicians looking for a respite from extreme summer heat, Sedona offers the perfect weekend road trip destination. A roughly 100-mile drive from the North Valley, Sedona is perfectly situated to take full advantage of the richly hued stone form ...

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The rich history of the American West is on display at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Western Heritage The rich history of the American West is on display at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West.   Perfectly situated amid the adobe style boutiques and galleries of Old Town Scottsdale is Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West. The 43,000-square foot, two-story building opened its doors in January 2015 and has retained its goal of preserving the history of the American ...

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CopaBall 2016: Annual event benefits a wide array of public health programs in Metro Phoenix

CopaBall 2016 Annual event benefits a wide array of public health programs in Metro Phoenix By Peter Madrid   Diversity is the key word when it comes to describing the annual CopaBall, the primary fundraising event for the Maricopa Health Foundation. While the Valley is rich in charitable and philanthropic events, the CopaBall, established in 2003, benefits a wide array of public health programs in Met ...

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