Sephora Debuts New Store at Desert Ridge Marketplace
Sephora, the globally recognized beauty retailer, has expanded its presence with the grand opening of its latest store at Desert Ridge Marketplace. This new storefront is poised to become a prime destination for beauty enthusiasts, offering a vast selection of products from over 360 acclaimed brands. Among these, shoppers can find exclusive offerings from popular names like Rare Beauty, Summer Fridays, and Charlotte Tilbury.

The store is situated between well-known outlets such as Nike Unite and Dave & Buster’s. This location at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. enhances the shopping experience for Desert Ridge residents and visitors, providing easy access to Sephora’s extensive range of beauty products.

Sephora’s new location adheres to customer-friendly hours, opening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and extending its hours to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
City of Phoenix Offers Up to $3,000 in Incentive Pay to Certified Aquatics Staff
​​The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is offering up to $3,000 in incentive pay for certified aquatics staff. The department needs to hire pool managers, assistant managers, and hundreds of lifeguards ahead of the 2024 pool season to safely open as many of the city’s public pools as possible.

Eligible certified managers will receive a total $3,000 in incentive pay, while eligible certified assistant managers and lifeguards will receive a total of $2,000. Those staff will receive $500 on the first paycheck, and the remaining incentive as a one-time payment at the end of the 2024 pool season.

To receive the pay, a person must become certified as a lifeguard, work the entire summer, work a minimum of three days in August and finish in good standing. The department is also offering a $250 employee referral payment.

Lifeguard interviews will be held Saturday, March 16. For more information, visit

Ingo’s Tasty Food Set to Open Third Valley Location
Ingo’s Tasty Food, a dining destination known for its unique and high-quality cuisine, is set to open its third Arizona location early this year. The new restaurant will be located at Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard, adjacent to Buck&Rider, another popular eatery under the LGO Hospitality brand.

Since its inception in the Arcadia neighborhood in 2013, Ingo’s Tasty Food has carved out a niche for itself in the Phoenix dining scene. The restaurant is celebrated for its commitment to homemade, scratch-made menu items and a cozy, whimsical atmosphere that welcomes families and pets alike.

The new location will continue Ingo’s tradition of offering an all-day menu, beginning in the morning with a coffee bar and pastries. For lunch and dinner, patrons can look forward to Ingo’s menu favorites, including fish and chips and the heirloom brown rice bowl.

Ingo’s Tasty Food is renowned for its community-oriented vibe and an array of signature dishes. Guests have long enjoyed the famous Greyhound, available frozen or on the rocks, and popular menu items like the fried chicken Sammy, Ingo’s chopped salad featuring Arizona dates, and their signature lacto-fermented hot sauce. The restaurant also takes pride in serving up shattered potato chips and burgers made from USA-raised, grass-fed, and grass-finished beef on exceptionally light buns.

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