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COVER STORIES

How to Find the Right Summer Camp for Your Kid By Jill “Mamabug” Frier The summer months are coming soon and local parents are looking for ways to keep their kids busy or provide weekly childcare while they are out of school. One solution many parents take advantage of is summer camp. Here are some tips for finding the right summer camp, either in person... - Read More... Community Connections The behind the scenes story of Upper West Side PHX and The Upper Westsider and how both work to keep you connected and informed By Michelle Talsma Everson Local residents Katie Roe and Natasha Beal have a lot in common. Both are female business owners, care about their community, are from the Midwest, and they each... - Read More... Celebrate the Holidays in Peoria The city of Peoria is reimagining
holiday celebrations this year In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Peoria has reimagined holiday celebrations this year to include the Old Town Holiday Lights and Peoria Jolly Holly Days. Beginning Friday, December 4, Peoria residents will have the opportunity to enjoy holiday decorations, a scavenger hunt, a... - Read More...
World of Illumination: A bright idea in entertainment In a new world, where the height of entertainment is seeing what recently dropped on Netflix, one Valley business is working to burst the boredom bubble — just in time for the holidays. World of Illumination, the largest drive-through animated light show in the world, is back. Rockin’ Christmas, a musical adventure come to life,... - Read More... West-MEC: Career-driven, student-focused educational opportunities Throughout 2020, schools and students alike have faced unprecedented challenges. Now, as Arizona starts to revive, students are looking for the education option that best fits their needs. Some schools are offering online learning while others are offering a hybrid learning model. Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC), a local public career and technical education... - Read More... Haunted Arizona - Thrills and chills right next door By Jill Frier Photos Courtesy of Spirit of Arizona Tours One of the most fascinating, and entertaining, aspects of Arizona is the legendary prevalence of its ghost stories. Some of the ghostly spots are difficult to find and can be hard to reach, but here are a few of the reportedly haunted places in the Phoenix... - Read More... Harness the Power of the Sun - Sunsolar Solutions Helps Locals To Go Solar And Save Big By Michelle Talsma Everson When you think of renewable energy, the first type that may come to mind is solar power. Solar energy works by capturing the sun’s energy and turning it into electricity through solar panels—and with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year—Peoria is the perfect place for those considering supplementing... - Read More... Compassionate Care: White Dove Assisted Living Homes provides personalized care for elderly loved ones By Michelle Talsma Everson At White Dove Assisted Living Homes, owners Marinela “Nellie” and John Bora emphasize that the residents are “not just numbers on a door”—they get to know each one and are honored to care for them and welcome them home. “We know them by name; we know who they are and customize their... - Read More... Let The Journey Begin Journey School of Peoria offers families a welcoming community dedicated to children and the joyous adventure of learning By Michelle Talsma Everson At Journey School of Peoria, the motto is: “Teaching children to learn with an uncompromising spirit of joy and adventure!” A nature-based daycare and preschool that offers a summer program for children ages 6... - Read More... Mochilero Kitchen Opens Up to Serve the Community By Michelle Talsma Everson During a time where many businesses are shutting down or pausing operations, brother and sister duo Jorge Cota and Meliza Miranda both say that they have a lot to be thankful for. The two are the co-owners of Mochilero Kitchen, a new local restaurant that takes patrons on a flavorful journey... - Read More... Iron Doors Arizona Adding style and security to your home or business By Michelle Talsma Everson Steve Yagudayev, CEO of Iron Doors Arizona, knows his way around entryways. The owner of Iron Doors Arizona, LLC, for the past four years, Yagudayev has worked hard as the business has become the largest iron door company in the state with Arizona’s largest showroom, too. “At Iron Doors Arizona, we design... - Read More... Letter From The Publishers March 25, 2020 Our Valued Readers, We are always ‘working ahead’ in our world. Our newspapers are written, designed, printed and sent to the Post Office up to two weeks prior to you receiving it in your mailbox. With particularly fast-moving news like what is going on today with COVID-19, we are now pushing relevant, timely... - Read More... Sunn West City’s Auto Body: The Sunny Side of Auto Body Repair When it comes time for car care, people need to be able to trust and rely on a company and their staff to do the job right. While this shouldn’t be such a daunting task, there are some companies in the industry that have caused a bad rap for the whole field. However, Sunn... - Read More... Spring Training is Up to Bat this Month By Molly Cerreta Smith One of the greatest times of the year to be a valley resident, in my opinion, is during Spring Training! The amazing weather, the array of beautiful stadiums and the amount of sheer baseball talent that flocks to the valley throughout February and March in the name of Spring Training all... - Read More... 4 Alarm Charity Golf Tournament: Peoria Chamber of Commerce Hits a Hole in One for City’s First Responders By Molly Cerreta Smith On Friday, January 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Peoria Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 4 Alarm Charity Golf Tournament in support of the city’s first responders at the Rees Jones-designed Quintero Golf Club. Located at 16752 West State Route 74 in Peoria, Quintero has been named among... - Read More... Robyn’s Nest: Warming West Valley Homes with Functional Design By Molly Cerreta Smith Robyn Halperin, owner and founder of Robyn’s Nest home décor boutique located at 24650 North Lake Pleasant Parkway in Peoria, has always had a flair for design. And while she had always wanted to own her own store, the dream had just been just that — a dream — for many... - Read More... Amazing Lash Studio: bringing the next level of beauty to the upper west side By Molly Cerreta Smith Prior to opening her own Amazing Lash Studio just over a year ago in Peoria at 24870 North Lake Pleasant Parkway, Margie Bahm spent much of her profession in industries that might be considered the opposite of beauty. For 25 years, Bahm held a corporate role as a national trainer and demo... - Read More... Peoria Film Fest RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR It’s that time of year again! Peoria Film Fest is returning for its second year. This year’s festival will run from Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 13. The four-day event will be held at Harkins Arrowhead Fountains Theatres located at 16046 North Arrowhead Fountains Center Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382. “We’re excited to be... - Read More...

CITY NEWS

Peoria Police Chief Confirms The Department Is Fully Staffed At a recent Peoria City Council meeting, Peoria Police Chief Art Miller shared that the department is fully staffed and that he April 1, 2021 Read More.. “Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat” Event Takes In Used Car Seats Until April 16 NARPRO (Network of Auto Repair Professionals) is collecting old, expired, and damaged car seats that volunteers will take apart April 1, 2021 Read More.. Road Construction Updates for the Upper Westside Graphic Courtesy of ADOT The Upper Westside continues to grow and evolve, and with that, construction continues to our roadw April 1, 2021 Read More.. Peoria City Council Approves Contract Amendment to Expand Reclaimed Water Pipeline By Jenna-Lee NeffGraphic Courtesy of the City of Peoria As part of a plan to expand reclaimed water pipelines and use in the April 1, 2021 Read More.. A Small Business Makes a Big Impact in Keeping the Community Clean By Jenna-Lee Neff A trip down any highway in Arizona makes one thing obvious: litter in the state is becoming a major elemen April 1, 2021 Read More.. Peoria’s Party for the Planet Check out the fun activities and classes being offered this month by the City of Peoria to extend the celebration of Earth Day April 1, 2021 Read More.. Construction Begins on a New Local Dutch Bros Location Dutch Bros is planning a new shop in Peoria near 35th Avenue and Happy Valley Road, a company spokesperson recently confirmed. April 1, 2021 Read More.. The City of Peoria Announces Winners for Utility Box Art Contest
Local residents express themselves while enhancing city streets
The winners for the Utility Box Art Wrap Competition in October 2020 have been selected. Their artwork has been printed on viny April 1, 2021 Read More..
Arizona Balloon Classic Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary April 30-May 2 The Arizona Balloon Classic by Arizona Events Group will be hosting its 10th annual festival Friday, April 30 through Sunday, M April 1, 2021 Read More.. FTC Sends Nearly $50 Million in Refunds to University of Phoenix Students The Federal Trade Commission is sending payments totaling nearly $50 million to more than 147,000 University of Phoenix (UOP) s April 1, 2021 Read More.. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Opens for 2021 Season Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, located at 4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road in Glendale, just opened back up for the 2021 summer season. March 31, 2021 Read More.. TSMC Begins Hiring for North Valley Plant By Jenna-Lee Neff Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun the hiring process, looking to fill a number o March 31, 2021 Read More.. Free Virtual Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Jobs Across Arizona UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual hiring event for both employers and March 31, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix Holocaust Association to Hold Virtual Yom HaShoah Commemoration The Phoenix Holocaust Association will hold its annual communitywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration to honor the memory of those who March 17, 2021 Read More.. EARLY GIVING FOR ARIZONA GIVES DAY BEGINS MARCH 16 Early giving begins March 16 for individuals wishing to make donations toward the ninth annual Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour sta March 16, 2021 Read More.. Help Peoria Parks and Recreation by Participating in the Birding BioBlitz By Emma WolffPhoto by Miachelle D Photography Migration season is approaching for many Arizona birds and Peoria Parks and Re March 1, 2021 Read More.. EoS Fitness to Open New Location in the Upper Westside National fitness brand EoS Fitness just announced their plans to open a new location in Northwest Peoria in 2022. EoS Fitnes March 1, 2021 Read More.. Enjoy the Outdoors, Support Local Vendors at Vistancia Community Farmers Market By Jenna-Lee Neff and Michelle Talsma Everson With our gorgeous weather, now is the prime time to get out to a farmers marke March 1, 2021 Read More.. DrivingMBA Opens a West Valley Location to Help Locals Stay Safe on the Road By Amy Wolff For most teenagers, getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage and something they dream about for years. March 1, 2021 Read More.. Share Your Voice by Serving on a Peoria City Board By Emma Wolff City government is the backbone to any thriving community and having dedicated citizens share thoughts, concer March 1, 2021 Read More.. Help Peoria Go Green: City’s Sustainable Survey is Open Until March 15 The city of Peoria has partnered with Arizona State University’s Sustainability Leadership Master’s program and the ASU Sus March 1, 2021 Read More.. Peoria Launches Transit Survey to Begin Master Planning; Survey Open Until March 12 The city of Peoria is a region on the move. Projections of an additional 100,000 residents and 26,000 jobs over the next 20 yea March 1, 2021 Read More.. Sweet, Sweet News: BoSa Donuts Coming to Northwest Peoria Soon Every time you pass a BoSa Donuts location, you are bound to see a line of cars at the drive-thru. According to the company, March 1, 2021 Read More.. Community Engagement Needed for Paloma Park’s Phase Two and Peoria’s Trails Master Plan By Bridget Binsbacher, Peoria Councilmember, Mesquite District One of the many things Peoria is known for is its stunning So March 1, 2021 Read More.. The City of Peoria Announces Long-Awaited Regional Hospital
Construction is expected to begin next month
Beginning in April, construction is expected to begin on a new, state-of-the-art hospital in north Peoria. The facility will pr March 1, 2021 Read More..
Republic Services Proposes New WestWing Recycling and Transfer Facility Republic Services, Inc. is proposing a new site for a recycling and waste transfer facility to serve the Northwest Valley. T March 1, 2021 Read More.. Sunrise Promenade to Welcome Three New Tenants This Year By Emma Wolff Sunrise Promenade, located on southeast corner of Lake Pleasant Parkway and Happy Valley Road, is a popular re March 1, 2021 Read More.. ADOT Officers Combat Human Trafficking Through Training, Awareness
Fighting the practice is a year-round mission at ports of entry, elsewhere
Human trafficking is a growing worldwide problem and one of the most powerful enforcement tools to combat this crime is part of March 1, 2021 Read More..
The AZ Rockabilly Bash will Rock You March 26 – 28 Photo Courtesy of Craig Rusboldt The 10th annual AZ Rockabilly Bash is going to be held at Pleasant Harbor (8708 W. Harbor B March 1, 2021 Read More.. Flying Legends of Victory Tour Bring Iconic World War II Aircrafts to Deer Valley Airport Photo Courtesy of Airbase Arizona Do you want a chance to experience a Living History Flight in a fully restored B-17, C-47 February 28, 2021 Read More..

REAL ESTATE & HOME

BUSINESS

The Entrepreneurs of Escena By Nicole McTheny Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Stroll through Escena, and this tiny slice of WestWing M April 1, 2021 Read More.. Four Changes of the 2020 Tax Season By Tom Wheelwright, CPA If you have more questions than usual regarding your taxes, you’re not alone. The effects of the c March 2, 2021 Read More.. The Value of Networking at Your Local Chamber of Commerce Events By Veronica Christiansen, Peoria Chamber of Commerce The Peoria Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of weekly events that a March 1, 2021 Read More.. Hiring Tips and Resources for a New Job in 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on almost every sector of the economy. Many Arizonans were laid off or furloughed. January 11, 2021 Read More.. 12 Ways to Support Local Small Businesses In The New Year The New Year can bring on new problems for small businesses. Why? Because consumers supported them during the holidays and give January 11, 2021 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Tamra Wyman of Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical LLC Hi, my name is... Tamra Wyman My company & title is… Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical LLC A typical day in my life in September 26, 2020 Read More.. Profile On Local Entrepreneur: Joey Lucidi My company and title is…. My campanies are Westside Concepts – Haymaker, The Social on 83rd, and coming soon, NW Coffee. June 1, 2020 Read More.. 6 Ways How to Support Your Favorite Local Business in a Time of Need It’s no secret that businesses of all shapes and sizes are struggling right now. The recent pandemic has virtually put the wor April 15, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Joey Lucidi Hi, my name is... Joey Lucidi My company is... Westside Concepts – Haymaker, The Social on 83rd, and coming soon, NW Coffee April 10, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Joe Pepp Hi, my name is... Joe Pepp My company and title is…. Extra Mile Painting Company, Owner A typical day in my life include April 10, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Darrell Peruch Hi, my name is... Darrell Peruch My company and title is.... A-Authentic Garage Door Service Co., President A typical day April 9, 2020 Read More.. Hi, our names are ... John and Trish Degraaf Hi, our names are ... John and Trish Degraaf Our company and titles are... Triton Cabinets, President and Vice President A April 9, 2020 Read More.. City Launches Program to Support Businesses In partnership with the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Development Council (SBDC), and ASU-Peoria Forward, the C March 27, 2020 Read More.. companies currently hiring With unemployment skyrocketing nationally, many find themselves in the position of seeking new or additional employment. Here ar March 27, 2020 Read More.. 2019 TAX YEAR... KNOW BEFORE YOU FILE By William Spar, ARP As early as it is into 2020, people are already thinking about tax time - and with good reason, as April February 1, 2020 Read More.. The Power of Networking By Molly Cerreta Smith Networking is one of the most beneficial ways to take any business to the next level or for new busine January 31, 2020 Read More.. Profile On Local Entrepreneur: Brian Gleason My company and title is…. I am the owner of Mr. Shine Car Wash A typical day in my life includes… Waking up early to revi January 2, 2020 Read More.. Washington Federal Transforms into WaFd Bank Arizona By Alison Bailin Batz Washington Federal is one of the nation’s strongest banks. Within Arizona, it boasts $1.4 billion in December 3, 2019 Read More.. Profile On Local Entrepreneur: Matt Russell My company and title is…. I am the founder and owner of Novas Labs. We produce and manufacture Wellphora, the well-known, high October 31, 2019 Read More.. BUSINESS PROS CONNECT: YOUR FREE LOCAL NETWORKING GROUP We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not WHAT you know, but WHO you know.” This rings most true in the business world. October 4, 2019 Read More.. Profile On Local Entrepreneur: William E. Spar My company & title is… I am the owner of ARP Tax Pro. Our firm offers superior client services and consulting to individu October 4, 2019 Read More..

FAMILY AND EDUCATION

How to Avoid Back Pain When Working from Home By Dr. Tom Padilla One year after thousands of people moved to at-home workstations, back pain is on the rise. Already worth $100 billion a year, the back pain industry continues to grow. One cause may be your at-home office setup. If you’re struggli April 1, 2021 Read More... Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Helps Make Music Possible for Upper Westside School By Noah Flack Emily Hendricks, an early elementary music teacher at Archway Classical Academy, recently had her wish granted as part of the Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program. Every year Fiesta Bowl Charities awards gran April 1, 2021 Read More... West-MEC announces new Nursing Services Program Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) - a public career technical education district - is excited to announce its new Nursing Services Program for the fall of the 2021-22 school year. The Nursing Services one-year program prepares students with April 1, 2021 Read More... The Peoria Education Foundation Honors PUSD Seniors with Thousands in Scholarships The Peoria Education Foundation awarded more than $45,000 in scholarships to Peoria Unified high school seniors this year. Many scholarship recipients were from Upper Westside schools. The Peoria Education Foundation awards various scholarships for hig April 1, 2021 Read More... Childhelp Hosts 14th Annual Wings Fashion Show in Virtual Format April 15 Childhelp will virtually host its 14th Annual Childhelp Wings Fashion Show on Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support the lifesaving services provided to abused and neglected children in Arizona through the Childhelp Children’s March 31, 2021 Read More... Liberty High School Junior Awarded Exclusive Flight Academy Scholarship James Cook, a Liberty High School junior and member of Air Force Junior ROTC at Cactus High School, has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program this summer. Cadet Cook March 1, 2021 Read More... Peoria Resident Finds Dream Job with the Help of a Local Nonprofit By Autumn Jarrett Peoria resident Christopher Allen has been attending ACCEL’s Adult Service Program since May 2011. ACCEL is a nonprofit organization serving children and adults who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disor March 1, 2021 Read More... Helping Students Thrive During Trying Times
Leadership Society of Arizona
offers a summer program for today’s tweens and teens
By Michelle Talsma Everson Seventh through twelfth grades are years of big changes where young students go from tweens learning to juggle multiple classes to seniors making decisions on what to do post-graduation. During these formative years, while le February 28, 2021 Read More...
Arizona History: A Rootin’ Tootin’ Legend of the West By Jill “MamaBug” Frier On Valentine’s Day, Arizona will celebrate its 109th birthday. It took 49 years for Arizona to become a state from the time it was first declared a territory, but the 48th state finally was admitted to the Union on Februar February 1, 2021 Read More... Aging workforce, technical skills shortage and the importance of CTE By Greg Donovan, Superintendent at Western Maricopa Education Center America is dealing with an unprecedented shortage of skilled labor. The Department of Labor reports that while there are 7.6 million unfilled jobs, only 6.5 million people were lookin January 11, 2021 Read More... PUSD Celebrates a Deserving Recent Grad and Student Teacher Last month, Desert Valley Elementary School in the Peoria Unified School District held a surprise graduation ceremony for student teacher Claudia Vasquez. Mrs. Vasquez was set to graduate from Grand Canyon University, but unfortunately the graduation cere January 4, 2021 Read More... DVUSD Pathways Offers Students Another Option By Lynn Palacios, Instructional Coach, Barry Goldwater High School In January 2019, the Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) launched DVUSD Pathways to provide additional opportunities to students who needed flexibility in their schedule, wanted January 4, 2021 Read More... Wild Animal Rescue In Arizona By Jill “MamaBug” Frier One of the many reasons we love living in the Sonoran Desert is that it is home to an abundance of wildlife. Coyotes and their kits roam freely across the desert behind our home, while hawks, owls, and falcons soar above the December 31, 2020 Read More... Local Businesses Step Up to Help PUSD Students During Pandemic Even in a pandemic, Peoria Unified’s Medical Engineering Technology (MET) Professional Academy students are continuing their partnership with local business partners, which provides students the opportunity to engage with business leaders in a virtual e December 2, 2020 Read More... Great Wolf Lodge The Annual Snowland Celebration Offers Frosty Fun for the Whole Family Great Wolf Lodge celebrates the most festive time of year with its annual Snowland celebration taking place now through January 3, 2021. As part of its Paw Pledge, Great Wolf Lodge November 30, 2020 Read More... Find a Winter Wonderland…In Arizona! By Jill “MamaBug” Frier When you live in the Valley of the Sun you don’t usually give much thought to snow and ice, even on the coldest winter days. We love our sunny, warm weather here in the desert and cherish our temperate winters. But for peo November 30, 2020 Read More... COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Holiday Celebrations Information Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Thanksgiving and the holidays are a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together. Travel increases the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. S November 1, 2020 Read More... Celebrate the Holidays Arizona-Style By Jill “MamaBug” Frier It is the season for the wonders and magic of the holidays. Arizona brings its own special flavor to the holidays, with western scenes, cowboy Christmas celebrations, stunning luminaria displays, and unforgettable desert magi November 1, 2020 Read More... Peoria Unified Provides Free Meals to Local Kids Thanks to the USDA, the Peoria Unified School District is once again providing breakfast and lunch meals free to any child, age 18 and under. Lunch and breakfast curbside service will be served at 36 school sites through December 31, or until further notic October 2, 2020 Read More... Carve Out Some Fun Pumpkin Nights at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offer so much fun it’s scary! Every Thursday through Sunday night through Halloween from 6-10 p.m. Valley families will have the opportunity to get into the fall season, as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princ October 1, 2020 Read More... Let’s Get Cooking! Teaching Kids How to Navigate the Kitchen By Jill “MamaBug” Frier The holiday season is fast approaching, which makes this a great time of year to start giving your kids some practical life skills by helping you in the kitchen. Getting your kids involved in the holiday food preparation is a October 1, 2020 Read More... The City of Peoria Offers E-Gaming and Youth Sports The city of Peoria has partnered with the city of Goodyear to offer e-gaming opportunities for local gamers. Last month, e-gaming events with Stream Team Goodyear and Peoria eSports happened twice—once with Roblox and another with Fortnite. Games were September 2, 2020 Read More... Flu in a World of COVID-19: Why This Year’s Flu Shot is Critical By Dr. Tara Ostrom It’s 100+ degrees out, so you may not be thinking about flu season. However, there are sporadic cases of flu here in Arizona, according to community health data from Maricopa County, and already doctors are recommending people make September 1, 2020 Read More... Tortilla Flat: A Piece of Arizona’s Old West History By Jamie Killin While Arizona has come a long way from its Old West roots as Phoenix becomes one the country’s largest and fastest-growing cities, there are still places that hold a piece of Arizona’s timeless history and transport its visitors back September 1, 2020 Read More... Superhero September: Hope is Stronger Than Fear By Michelle Talsma Everson An award-winning law veteran, Sean Reavie is the founder and president of the board of directors of Put on the Cape: A Foundation for Hope. This month, and all year-round, Reavie and his team of real life superheroes raise fun September 1, 2020 Read More... Resources for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren By Michelle Talsma Everson Sunday, September 13 is National Grandparents Day, a special time to recognize the grandparents in our lives and all that they do. With the COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations may look a little different this year though as famili September 1, 2020 Read More... Visiting National Monuments in Arizona By Jill Frier Arizona is known for its abundant natural beauty and majestic scenery. Many of our fantastic natural resources and awe-inspiring historical sights are specially preserved for the public as National Monuments. While National Parks are creat July 31, 2020 Read More... Art, Culture, and Science for Local Kids By Jill “MamaBug” Frier As parents and caregivers, we are constantly looking for opportunities to help our children grow and learn in creative, innovative ways. This is especially true these days while kids are largely stuck at home during the ups a July 31, 2020 Read More... Graduation Updates from Local School Districts Recently, Deer Valley Unified School District, Dysart Unified School District, and Peoria Unified School District shared a joint statement regarding plans for high school graduation. For the past several weeks, district leaders have been working with State June 1, 2020 Read More... Home Spun Fun to Beat the Stuck at Home Summertime Blues By Jill “MamaBug” Frier Are you at your wit’s end trying to come up with ideas to entertain your kids at home while you try to get work done? After spending two months in quarantine, the thought of trying to plan even more fun activities for summe June 1, 2020 Read More...

COMMUNITY

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixDad Stop Embarrassing MeJamie Foxx returns to television (well, streaming TV) in a new series inspired by his relationsh March 31, 2021 Read More.. The Wigwam: Enjoy historic charm & modern amenities at this West Valley resort The Wigwam, Arizona’s award-winning 440-acre resort, couples historic charm with a truly modern sense of adventure. Situated March 31, 2021 Read More.. Easter Brunch At Sanctuary Resort On Sunday, April 4, elements at Sanctuary On Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will delight guests with a chee March 16, 2021 Read More.. Must Watch March 2021 Yes Day: Allison and Carlos are always saying no to their kids, but still want to show that they still care. So, they make an a March 2, 2021 Read More.. The Good, the bad and the downright ugly The films of this year’s Sundance Film Festival - soon to be on a screen near you? Censor: Censor reminded me a lot of the February 28, 2021 Read More.. Awaken a New Sense of Spirit at CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa Nestled just outside of Scottsdale, CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa is a playground of wellbeing. A destination wellness resor February 28, 2021 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixMalcolm & MarieThis film starts out focusing on a couple taking time out to spend some alone time together after a s February 1, 2021 Read More.. A Boutique Escape in Paradise Valley Mountain Shadows offers artful design and dramatic views Mountain Shadows resort set the benchmark for desert luxury and dis February 1, 2021 Read More.. Eat Clean Phx Helps Locals to Eat Better While Giving Back It is now more important than ever to live a healthy lifestyle. With everyone having to make changes in their lives, it can be December 31, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix Pieces of a WomanThis is a tragic tale that will be a tough watch for some. The life of a woman is shattered after a December 31, 2020 Read More.. Uptown Phoenix’s First Boutique Hotel: ARRIVE Phoenix is Handcrafted by Locals Photos by Kristin Teig Now open, and featuring high-tech safety protocols, ARRIVE Phoenix invites visitors and locals alike December 31, 2020 Read More.. The Ultimate Charcoal Grill Shopping Guide By BBQ Island If you are planning to purchase a charcoal grill for the first time, it is important to consider certain facto December 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixThe Christmas Chronicles 2A follow up to the 2018 film, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus return when a new threat against the November 30, 2020 Read More.. Eight Crucial Things to Consider When Building Outdoor Kitchens Contributed by BBQ Island Outdoor kitchens are luxurious and rewarding additions for any backyard patio. Of course, you canno November 1, 2020 Read More.. Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown Full-Service Hotel with Boutique Feel Offers Local Experience & Two New Dining Concepts Owned and developed by Driftwood Ca November 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix The Liberator The Liberator brings to the screen a unique take on the stories of WW2 by presenting it in rotoscope ani November 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Amazon prime Welcome to the Blumhouse The beginning of a partnership with Amazon and Blumhouse, this October will bring four October 1, 2020 Read More.. Family-Friendly Fall and Halloween Events Across the State Compiled by Veronica Leon Fall is here and that means fall festivals, apple picking, hayrides, and Halloween. We know you’r October 1, 2020 Read More.. The Advantages of Cooking with Natural Gas Contributed by BBQ Island Many advocates for the natural gas grill believe that you can taste the meat, vegetables or whateve September 2, 2020 Read More.. TheaterWorks Launches a New Way To Experience Theater TheaterWorks has reinvented how you, the audience member, can experience live theater, developing an entirely new theatrical pro September 2, 2020 Read More.. Arizona Restaurant Week Dine In or Take Out Returns Arizona Restaurant Week has proven to be one of the most beloved and well-attended culinary events around the state. While it ha September 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix I’m Thinking Of Ending Things A woman takes a trip with her boyfriend to meet his parents for the first time. It’s September 1, 2020 Read More.. Dining Out Safely During COVID-19 By Molly Cerreta Smith Dining out provides much more than simple nourishment — it’s one of the most popular ways people i July 31, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Hulu Palm Springs Two wedding guests find themselves trapped in a never-ending time loop. Over time, their relationship builds July 31, 2020 Read More.. Create the Ultimate Outdoor Grilling Space Contributed by BBQ Island Food is always a plus when it comes to bringing friends and family together, making your grill the June 1, 2020 Read More.. Arizona Restaurant Weeks: Dine in or Take Out When COVID-19 threatened the very core of the food and beverage industry with closures in mid-March, restaurant owners responded June 1, 2020 Read More.. must watch shows and movies Netflix Da 5 Bloods A group of Vietnam veterans reunite decades later to return to the country. There they seek to find the re June 1, 2020 Read More.. Must Watch Shows and Movies NETFLIX Tigertail A multigenerational story about a man who attempts to reconcile with his daughter. In order to do that, he w May 1, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Joey Lucidi Hi, my name is... Joey Lucidi My company is... Westside Concepts – Haymaker, The Social on 83rd, and coming soon, NW Coffee April 10, 2020 Read More.. KEEPING YOUR BBQ ISLAND IN TOP NOTCH CONDITION By The BBQ Island Team When something is brand new, we all take extra care to make sure that it stays looking nice for as lon April 1, 2020 Read More..
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