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Drive-In Magic: Michael Carbonaro channels history with WestWorld show

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Editor's Note: Michael Carbonaro's performance at WestWorld of Scottsdale has been postponed. A new date has yet to be confirmed. I wanted to also inform you, this just happened but we, unfortunately, had...

‘Extremely Ambitious’: Haley Lu Richardson took a chance with her new film ‘Unpregnant’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Phoenix native Haley Lu Richardson is known for taking chances with her films. The actress starred in the coming-of-age film “The Edge of Seventeen” and quickly followed that with M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split.”...

Open for Business: Stratta Kitchen caters to the takeout set

By Kristine Cannon After a four-month delay, James Beard Award-winning chef Alex Stratta’s new Mediterranean restaurant finally opened its doors in August. Located in McCormick Ranch and originally slated to open mid-April, Stratta Kitchen serves the...

The Ultimate Picnic Basket: Merkin Vineyards offers sips of its products

By Elsa Hortareas With fall approaching, Merkin Vineyards is offering the quintessential picnic in a prepacked cooler for the perfect social distancing activity. The coolers have three options, all with wine and food. The first option retails...

Field of Dreams: David Peralta honored with Wickenburg ballpark

By Nicholas Barker Seven years ago, David Peralta made his Major League debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Fast forward to present day, and he officially becomes the 43rd player to have a field named after...

Rockin’ in the Desert: Paul Hoffman blends his favorite wines with music

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The walls at Paul Hoffman’s Desert Rock Winery & Distillery are peppered with photos of visitors to his Scottsdale Airpark-area facility. There’s Hoffman with Arizona-bred SiriusXM DJ Shannon Gunz and her fiance, Mudvayne’s...

‘Never Forget’: 9/11 Tower Challenge goes virtual to keep benefit running

By Connor Dziawura To commemorate those who lost their lives at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, an annual benefit challenge is returning. Only this time it’s going virtual. Concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are...

Making a ‘Whish’: Aimee Werner wanted all-natural products, so she created them

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Aimee Werner was pregnant with her second son when she tried her husband Jesse’s shaving cream. She didn’t have any expectations but was soon enthralled. “Shaving was never good for me,” she...

Raising Awareness: Desert Donuts to host Parkinson’s fundraiser

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Desert Donuts and the Parkinson’s Foundation have come together to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s disease (PD) leading up to the foundation’s second annual Moving Day Phoenix event on November 14. Desert...

For the Love of Gaming: D&D brought this couple closer together—in business, too

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused an unexpected surge in game and puzzle sales among those quarantining with family. After less than a month in business as The Gaming Goat, Mark Gorden has...

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