Author Archives: Alexa Renfroe


El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria Opens in Tempe on NYE

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December 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized

If you’re heading out to Mill Avenue for New Year’s Eve, why not do it surrounded by platefuls of  award-winning food at the District’s newest bar/restaurant? Riot Hospitality Group (RHG) will celebrate the grand opening of El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria in Tempe on Tuesday, December 31. The award-winning restaurant and bar concept will be… Read More →

Arizona's First, Only Denim Manufacturer Moves into CityScape

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Denim jeans have been an American fashion staple since the 1950s. Today, most jeans are made overseas or south of the border. Unlike most jean manufacturers, though, Roman Acevedo owner of Lawless Denim is continuing to produce his product in the land of the free and home of the brave. Lawless Denim, Arizona’s first and… Read More →

Five Holiday Spectacles to See in the Valley

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December 13, 2013 by in Escape | Events | Lifestyle

It’s Christmas time, and while there are a million things to do — shop for gifts and wrap up year-end projects among other things — here are five holiday events that are worth taking a break from the whirlwind of the holidays to enjoy!   Zoo Lights The Phoenix Zoo is putting all other Christmas… Read More →

Survival Tips for Black Friday Shopping

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November 28, 2013 by in Fashion | Lifestyle

It’s natural to want to get our holiday shopping done early. Black Friday, traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, begins America’s holiday season shopping frenzy. It is safe to say Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the years. That being said, Black Friday is also the craziest shopping day of the year.… Read More →

Mix-and-Match Point: How to Get a Pinterest-Perfect Home

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November 19, 2013 by in Design | DIY | Handcrafted | Home | Interior Design | Trending

We have all seen those adorable Pinterest-perfect rooms. A lot of the decor doesn’t match, but somehow everything looks perfect together. Owner of Adobe Fine Living Catherine Crandall has the secret to mixing and matching the latest home trends. “I think one of the dangers when you try to start mixing and matching things is… Read More →

Trend Tuesday: 'Tis the Season to Accessorize

Drusy Dayton Earrings by Kendra Scott
November 5, 2013 by in Fashion | Jewelry

As cold weather comes in, new trends in jewelry do as well. Big gems and rings are making their way into this fall’s forecast. Local boutiques can contest that these are their customers’ season favorites and employees’ favorites as well. Event coordinator for Kendra Scott of Scottsdale Sabrina Spector says the most popular jewelry in… Read More →

Meet the Models: Kristen Pyland

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Meet Kristen Pyland, one of Phoenix Fashion Week‘s beautiful up and coming models. Catch her on the runway’s of this years Fashion week October 1 to 5.  How did you start modeling? I started modeling when I went to an open call for Phoenix Fashion week’s MIMS fashion show last year. How long have you… Read More →

Scottsdale Film Festival Intoduces New Children's Programs

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The annual Scottsdale International Film Festival returns for the 13th time on October 4 at Harkins Shea 14 Theaters. The entertainment will continue until October 8. The festival will showcase local and foreign films, which have not been announced yet. The festival will also introduce a new children’s program that is sponsored by Republic Charities… Read More →

Body Beautiful Spa Gets the newest Face Lift Alternative First

It is no secret that skin loses elasticity, as we get older. This causes skin on the face and body to get loose, which can give people an older appearance. Luckily we no longer have to turn to the classic face-lift. Body Beautiful Day & Med Spa, 4449 North 24th Street Phoenix is the first… Read More →

Kendra Scott Unveils New Jewelry Collection

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Pack your bags for an exotic adventure with Kendra Scott as she unveils her Fall 2013 Collection, Modern Treasures. The collection is complete with gems inspired by the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.   Depart from traditional jewelry collections and experience wanderlust, with a wealth of crown jewels Helen of Troy would proudly display. Paying… Read More →

Bacon Day Eateries Breakdown

Sprinkle's maple bacon cupcake
August 27, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle

Bacon has become one of America’s favorite meats. Two billion pounds of bacon is produced in the U.S every year. Saturday, August 31st recognizes and celebrates this country’s guilty breakfast pleasure. The 31st is more than a Saturday. It is international Bacon Day! There is no better way to celebrate other than by eating. Here… Read More →