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Lindsey Stirling

Gilbert’s Lindsey Stirling has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season

By Catherine Hathaway   Lindsey Stirling is a master multitasker. Onstage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique...
Mora Italian

From Pipes to Pizza: Plumbing took a back seat to Scott Conant culinary...

Mora Italian By Laura Stoddard   Chef Scott Conant is something of a nomad. With restaurants from Las Vegas to New York, constant public appearances and a steadily...
Mowry and Cotton

‘Comfort Food in Disguise’ Mowry and Cotton focuses on friends, family and food

Mowry and Cotton Adam Toriseva  The Phoenician’s new dining experience, Mowry and Cotton, gives a tip of the hat to the area’s history, with an emphasis...
Japanese Friendship Garden

Bringing Japan to Phoenix

Japanese Friendship Garden Joe Gilmore   The Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden is a phoenix in the city of the same name. “Ro” is for the heron,...
Eat with Santa

Top 5 Places to Eat with Santa

Eat with Santa By Megan Marples As the holiday season kicks into full gear, many children will be eager to meet Santa. So, scoop up the...
Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano

Mom-and-pop Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano brings big flavors to Mesa

Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jon Carr is everybody’s neighbor in Northeast Mesa. He greets his guests at Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano like they’re lifelong friends. Carr...
Robert Cray

Robert Cray brings his universal style to town

Robert Cray By Kenneth LaFave Robert Cray knew what kind of music he wanted to make when he heard the blues on the radio as a...
breakfast in Mesa

Bloody Mary, Benedicts key to Sunnyside’s success

Breakfast in Mesa By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Inspired by his grandfather, Gabriel Garfio has always been fascinated with food. Sometimes it was much to his parents’ chagrin. “When...
The Musical Instrument Museum

The MIM’s new exhibit is a study of Chinese music

The Musical Instrument Museum By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Musical and philosophical harmony has always been important in China. The Musical Instrument Museum is bringing those together with...

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December, 2017