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All He Could Say: Shannon Hoon film outlines his life through his eyes

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Before Blind Melon lead singer Shannon Hoon died, he traveled with a video camera. Everywhere he went, he documented his life, almost like a video diary. Director Danny Clinch was given the tapes...

Convenient Ordering: Fantasticós adds drive-thru and online ordering in Cave Creek

By Connor Dziawura With the stay-at-home order over and many restaurants trying to return to some semblance of normalcy, while still maintaining safe practices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one local establishment is aiming to...

Fortunate Soul: Kailee Morgue explores genres on ‘Bedroom’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Kailee Morgue is finding the COVID-19 quarantine difficult. In late April, however, she released new music, something she had been hiding away—the EP “Here in Your Bedroom” featuring the single “Knew You.” “I know...

Electric Dreams: Lectric eBikes celebrates its first successful year

By Annika Tomlin Levi Conlow and Robby Deziel were passionate about biking. When electric bikes hit the market, they piqued their interest. “Robby was already a passionate cyclist,” Conlow says. “But then once he heard about...

A True Visionary: Chef Marcellino Verzino brings the flavor to Old Town

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sima Verzino calls her husband, Chef Marcellino Verzino, a “visionary.” That relates to the creative dishes at Marcellino Ristorante in Old Town Scottsdale and his thoughts for the restaurant, which was temporarily closed...

Virtual Fun: Arizona Goat Yoga breaks up the pandemic with ‘field trips’

By Annika Tomlin Motivating kids to do homework is a challenge during the pandemic. Gilbert’s Arizona Goat Yoga is here to help by offering virtual tours for classes to meet yoga goats, alpacas and chickens. “I...

Triple Threat: Kelvin Harrison Jr. is hitting the ‘high note’ of his career

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski When Kelvin Harrison Jr. was growing up in New Orleans, he dreamed of starring on a Disney TV show. That way, he could blend his talents of acting and singing. “I always thought...

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns: Biannual event shines the spotlight on suffering industry

By Annika Tomlin The COVID-19 pandemic nearly decimated the food and beverage industry. The biannual event held to celebrate local eateries, Arizona Restaurant Week, was replaced in the spring by Arizona Take Out Week. Following CDC...

Food as Therapy: Glendale merchants ask, ‘What’s Cookin’?’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Lorraine Zomok sees baking and cooking as therapy. When she was being treated for head and neck cancer, she wrapped herself in the warmth of cooking shows. Throughout the pandemic, meticulously making...

Backyard Party: New sports bar is where neighbors get their ‘grubb’ on

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Regina Holmes believes everything happens for a reason. When she and her husband, J.J., had the chance to rebrand the couple’s Native Grill and Wings stores, they ran with it.  “Life happens for a...

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