Former Arizona State star Will Sutton, now a rookie with the Chicago Bears, returns to the Valley on Saturday to meet fans and sign autographs from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at a sports card show at North Phoenix Baptist Church, located at 5757 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix.
My wife and I do some baby-sitting for a single mom we know so she can have some well-deserved “alone” time. Recently, we took her two munchkins to the dollar theater and watched “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.”
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its board of directors for Super Bowl XLIX. The board of directors is composed of business leaders who volunteer their time to drive the state’s efforts for Super Bowl XLIX.
I received a mystery package recently, opened it up, and discovered a popular appetite suppressant inside. Sprinkle this magic powder on your food, the included literature instructed, and allegedly it would cooperate with your sense of smell to curb your cravings. And here it was in my hands — a whole box of the stuff. But I didn’t order it.
Many Arizona residents aren’t from this state and, more often than not, have loyal sports affiliation with other teams — we’re talking about you, Cubs fans — so it’s not surprising that Arizona’s six professional sports teams struggle at times to generate widespread enthusiasm. The Arizona Sports Fan Expo might just change that.
Maddie is a super sweet 3-year-old gal with a super strong purr motor. She greets you the minute you walk into the room with a rub along the leg and if you sit down, she’ll follow that up with a jump into your lap for some snuggle time.
I have a very low tolerance for temperatures above 85 degrees, so living in Arizona in summertime is a challenge. I have friends who love heat, the hotter the better, and it’s hard to understand that I’m not just complaining. Some days I really do feel like I am struggling to survive.
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its partnership with the Gila River Indian Community recently during a press conference at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa in Chandler earlier this week.
The concrete structure called Elevation Chandler was intended to be a luxury hotel and would have provided the Chandler Fashion Center located next door a steady stream of consumers. It now sits vacant and exposed on an empty dirt plot and serves as a stark juxtaposition to the prosperous shopping center.
Justin Hunsaker graduated from Skyline High School in May, but senioritis doesn’t appear to have been on his to-do list. Besides being named to speak in the school’s graduating ceremonies, he won several essay competitions.
If it is summertime, then Tom Cruise must be saving the world from an alien invasion again, and so it goes with Edge of Tomorrow, the new sci-fi flick that is a cross between Groundhog Day and War of the Worlds, with some Elysium style exoskeleton action thrown in for good measure.
When you were a kid, did you ever think, “I want to live to be 100 years old.” Yep, me too. Well, I am fortunate enough to know someone very special to me that is closing in on that giant milestone, my grandma. She is 99 1/2 years old, she will be turning 100 in December and I am hopeful that she makes it. I’ve been telling my boys how lucky they are to have a great grandmother and all the amazing changes she has seen in the world during her lifetime. Imagine growing up without electricity, indoor plumbing, a car, television, computers, iPhones, and more.
As consumers we are presented with choices each and every day of our lives. It is extremely important to understand the impact buying locally has on your community. According to Local Works! for every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $73 remains in the local economy versus $43 remains in the local economy for non-locally owned businesses. When you shop at locally owned businesses, your money is recirculated over and over and creates up to 75 percent more tax revenue to your community and state.
When thinking of school sports, the usual come to mind: football, basketball, and baseball. But there is another sport that is starting to gain some traction, and it has made its way into the high school ranks:
Meeko is an 8-year-old male Beagle/Hound mix that was picked up as a stray. He is a super mellow guy who likes to take it easy and has a Zen approach to life. He loves to take long naps and snuggle. Meeko is crate trained, can use a doggy door, but is also a complete angel if allowed to free roam the house. Meeko is great on a leash and likes to walk at a leisurely pace so he can enjoy the sights and sounds of the world. He gets along great with other dogs, kids, and doesn’t seem to mind cats.