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Have you ever walked through a season in your life you thought might break you? I’m not talking about the everyday stuff. We’re each going to wrestle with our share of broken air conditioners in July, cranky bosses, and family feuds. I’m talking about soul crushing, heart wrenching times when getting through the days takes a herculean effort. When you can’t lift yourself out of the pit despite all of your coping resources – faith, friends, family, chocolate ice cream. And wine, in the name of truth telling.
The great Joe Montana is known as Joe Cool and part of that legend comes from the story of how the San Francisco quarterback kept it light in the huddle just before conducting the game-winning drive in Super Bowl XXIII.
The relationship between Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe is similar to a magnet.
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
Dan Hinds finally got the respect from a coaching legend he deserved.
NFL legend Mike McCoy tosses the coin between Notre Dame Prep, left, and Father Judge in the Global Ireland Football Tournament of 2012
You don’t have to travel far to climb aboard a steamboat cruise.
The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Ram and Dodge. The partnership features a custom 3-D super graphic of the new Ram 1500 truck as well as a static super graphic featuring the Dodge Dart.
After being franchisees of a national pizza company for years, Mark and Jody Pectol decided they were ready to have a little more creativity in their business and live where they want — in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Forget the tie. Think bespoke booze for Father’s Day, specifically a beverage tailor-made to suit the hobbies father knows best.
The rookie class at Mountain Pointe next year is a rather large one.
When Elvis Costello and The Roots teamed up for a new album, they knew their pairing was unlikely and unconventional, so they secretly recorded music without the approval of their record labels.
Phoenix film makers Marcus A. Stricklin and Sandy Kim, of Future Legends Production, have been invited to the Cannes Short Film Corner for the production of their film, “The Last Dance,” working with children actors from Ahwatukee.
A theatrical look at the life of an amazing young woman whose courage paved the way for all future Americans. Christian Youth Theatre of Phoenix stages this elaborate production with a 60 member cast.
While Arizona is home to several upscale dining establishments that meet the most discriminating palates, the state is also home to several fun and kitschy places to nosh at as well. Whether diners are on a road trip or just seeking out the unusual, below are some suggestions for AAA One and Two Diamond restaurants known for their quirkiness as much as their food.
Rick McConnell didn’t intend to spend the last 28 years coaching boys basketball at Dobson.
You may know him as one of the stars of the popular PBS series “History Detectives,” but Dr. Eduardo Pagán is also a Grand Canyon State native and history professor at Arizona State University.
Singer songwriter and country music legend Kenny Rogers performs at the American Music Theatre on Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Lancaster, Pa. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
The only incredible thing about "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" is that way it makes Steve Carell so thoroughly and irreparably unlikable. In a film about magic tricks, this is the most difficult feat of all.
Assumptions were made, jokes were told and Larry Holmes' confidence was shaken.
A young Larry Holmes, right, meets tennis legend Arthur Ashe not long before the latter died in 1993. Holmes used Ashe's story as inspiration to keep a positive attitude when it came to dealing with his stuttering problem.
Cathy Garcia’s T-shirts have been in high demand since the Grammys and Oscars where they were included in gift bags for celebrities.
Since then, the Glendale resident has stayed busy with orders for her T-shirt line, Cha-Cha ChiC, named after her Chihuahua, Cha Cha.
This week's "Jack the Giant Slayer," a 3-D retelling of the Jack and the Beanstalk legend, contains all the elements of the classic tale: farm boy, beans, giants, etc. But along for the ride is a new character, Princess Isabelle, played by Eleanor Tomlinson.
From “Snow White and the Huntsmen,” to “Mirror Mirror,” to “Hansel and Gretle: Witch Hunters,” to “Red Riding Hood,” the film industry has really been banking on adult-oriented fairytales as of late. Television has additionally gotten in on this fairytale fad with ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” NBC’s “Grimm,” and, to a lesser extent, the CW’s “Beauty and Beast.” So what’s been causing this recent outbreak of fairytale reinterpretations aimed at grown-up audiences? Perhaps it can be attributed to the concept of nostalgia. Since fairytales are typically the first stories ever introduced to us, everybody identifies with them. By giving these timeless tales a PG-13 spin, they can appeal to our inner child while also satisfying our desire for something more mature. “Jack the Giant Slayer” comes close to working as a fun fantasy adventure for childish adults and sophisticated kids. If only the familiar story had more of a twist to it.