Author Archives: Andrea Crandall

About Andrea Crandall

Andrea Crandall is currently a junior at Arizona State University studying journalism.

Living Environments Are More Contemporary, Cost-Conscious

Contemporary homes - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Earth Friendly, Budget Friendly: Living environments are going more contemporary, and cost-conscious, too Thinking about redesigning your home? Est Est and Wiseman and Gale agree that one style in particular has been gaining popularity. “In the last few years, we have been getting busier with the contemporary style,” says Scott Burdick, managing partner of Wiseman… Read More →

Permanent Makeup Q&A With Sally Hayes

Permanent Makeup - Sally Hayes Permanent Makeup
by in Style

Can you tell me a little about your business and what you do? How long have you been working with permanent makeup? I help people (mostly women) through enhancing their natural beauty, improving their self-image, and saving them time and effort. These are just some of the many benefits of what I am able to… Read More →

Permanent Makeup Gives New Hope

Rachell Hall Permanent Makeup in Scottsdale, Ariz.
by in Rejuvenate

Women have a chance to complete their breast cancer recovery with Breasthetics, permanent makeup When you hear the phrase “permanent makeup,” you often think of tattooed eyebrows or lips. But did you know that permanent makeup can make a breast cancer survivor feel like a complete woman again? At Rachell Hall Permanent Makeup and Breasthetics… Read More →

Clean Air Cab Partners with ASU, Promotes Sustainability

Clean Air Cab & ASU
by in Education | Green

Come September, Clean Air Cab will be promoting two new Arizona State University-themed cabs, which will help promote sustainability as well as raise money for scholarships. The company, based in Mesa, is Arizona’s first completely carbon neutral taxicab service. Clean Air Cab first started in 2009 with just 19 cabs and has successfully flourished the… Read More →

Arizona Green Jobs Continue to Increase

Arizona Green Jobs Increase

Arizona Green Jobs: Energy efficient and green jobs in Arizona are booming. Thanks to consumer demands for energy-saving services and products, the green workforce is increasing with multiple jobs created and available across the state. Arizona green jobs have grown from about 29,000 in 2003 to 37,000 in 2010, according to the Sizing the Clean… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series Scheduled for September

by in Events | Green

Green Building Lecture: Scottsdale’s Annual Green Building Lecture Series will be back in full swing come September first. The Green Building Lecture Series is free and open to the public, and address sustainability issues such as environmentally responsible and healthy building practices and energy efficiency. This will be the 12th lecture series event about green building hosted… Read More →

Highest Grossing Movies – Top Five Opening Weekends

Famous movies
by in Lists

Highest Grossing Movies – Going to the theater is an adventure; you get to watch a new film and escape into the story, if only for a short amount of time. Hundreds of movies are released each year, but only a few dozen are cherished and rated well by audiences. These are the top five highest… Read More →

Pest Control Insulation Systems – Pest Control with Home Insulation

Tap Insulation Being installed
by in Green

Pests, as well as high energy bills, can be a big problem for some homeowners. However, a company called Pest Control Insulation Systems (PCIS) has introduced a new way to battle both issues, while at the same time saving energy and money. Bill Turk, president and CEO of PCIS, founded the successful company in the late… Read More →

National Hot Rod Association Arrives In Fall For Arizona Nationals

by in Calendar | Events | Sports

Come Oct. 14, drag-racing fans will be in for a real treat. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) will be coming to the Firebird International Raceway in Chandler for the Arizona Nationals and has added some new components to make the weekend-long event even more exciting and worthwhile. The NHRA is famously known for its… Read More →

Exploring Around Sedona

Sedona, Ariz.
by in Play

Deciding to take a day trip, my friend and I explored Montezuma Castle and Well, and went to Sedona to shop and check out Oak Creek.

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Photo: Puggles, Flickr
by in Play

Located in Flagstaff lies the impressive Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, which was once home to two of the community’s most prominent businessmen while Arizona was still considered a territory. The mansion was built to house two Riordan families and was made in 1904, when the town of Flagstaff was just starting to blossom. Riordan… Read More →

ASU To Host Climate Control Discussion On Water Sustainability Practices

Fresh Water is Becoming Scarcer with the Planet's Changing Climate
by in Education | Events | Green

 Climate Control Discussion  – With the world’s fast-growing population and climate changes, fresh water has significantly become scarcer. On August 25, Arizona State University with be hosting a climate control discussion where a group of panelists will discuss how we can create better water sustainability practices. The Changing Planet: Adapting to Our Water Future event… Read More →

ASU Gammage Broadway Season 2011-2012

ASU Gammage, Tempe, Ariz.
by in Calendar | Events | Lists

ASU Gammage Broadway Season 2011-2012 Starting in September, Tempe’s ASU Gammage will be back in full swing to provide some of the best Broadway shows and musicals to the community. With 10 to choose from, one is bound to catch your attention and pull you into a theater seat. West Side Story Sept. 27 –… Read More →

McFarland State Historic Park

by in Play

Florence claims to have the oldest standing courthouse in Arizona, which is now home to the McFarland State Historic Park. Today, the park gives visitors a chance to take a look into the state’s past, and see how the building has been used since the late nineteenth century. The state park is named after Ernest… Read More →

Phoenix Takes On Two More Solar Power Projects

Light Rail Station On Washington, Phoenix, AZ
by in Green

With sustainability practices continually increasing with popularity, it’s no surprise that Phoenix is expanding its go green tactics and introducing new ways to put solar energy to good use. On July 6, the city launched its first solar-cooled light rail station. One of the most popular and well-used seating areas for the light rail, 3rd.… Read More →