Author Archives: Daniel Escobedo

Smile Makeovers: Improving Your Smile Throughout The New Year

Smile makeover

Beaming beauty: Local dentists offer advice on smile makeovers and improving your smile throughout the New Year. At the start of a new year, people tend to reflect as they make resolutions for personal improvements. While some focus on ways to lose weight or improve their style or fitness, many decide to focus on ways… Read More →

Valley media company creatively adapts for 40 years

by in Featured | Small Biz

There’s a quaint studio located in the East Valley that houses beautiful backgrounds, sets and camera equipment that can make any business owner or musician feel like a rock star. With its innovative technology, it is no wonder why so many different customers flock to Image Ave Studios, which is located on the border of… Read More →

Arizona Forward hopes to guide Arizona’s transportation systems

federal transportation bill
by in Economy | Featured | Travel

As Valley Forward transitions to Arizona Forward to encompass a statewide focus, it’s only fitting that the association with a 43-year history of success tackling environmental issues — including land use, water management, air quality and energy — turns its attention to an issue that impacts every resident and every business in Arizona. Transportation. “Valley… Read More →

New Bee Sting Facial Treatment Creating A Buzz In The Valley

Bee Sting Facial, Photo: Suddenly Slimmer Day and Med Spa
by in Rejuvenate

A new facial treatment has been creating a lot of buzz in spas across the pond. With customers like Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, requesting it, the bee sting facial treatment is has finally taken over spas in the Valley, including the Suddenly Slimmer Day and Med Spa in Phoenix. “Once you… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital, TGen create Molecular Medicine Institute

Phoenix Children’s Hospital announced the creation of the Ronald A. Matricaria Institute of Molecular Medicine Tuesday, in a joint venture with The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine. The three organizations are joining forces with the hopes of unlocking genetic codes in child, adolescent and young adult cancer… Read More →

Hidden Meadow Ranch Offers Mountain Oasis For A New Year Celebration

Building snowmen at Hidden Meadow Ranch.
by in Events | Stay

When it comes to ringing in the New Year, what’s the first image that comes to mind? Times Square? We see it on television every year: the thousands of people wearing the goofy glasses as they dance to the songs of their favorite performers and watch the magical crystal ball drop during the exciting 10-second… Read More →

Sprinkles Cupcakes To Donate Proceeds On World AIDS Day

Sprinkles Cupcakes, Red Ribbon Cupcakes, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
by in Events

Although Giving Tuesday, a day in which people from around the country were asked to donate to the charity of their choice in the spirit of giving back, has passed, that doesn’t mean you can’t continue to give back. And this Saturday, you’ll have your chance. In honor of World AIDS Day on Saturday, December… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum To Host ‘Healing’ Chinese Art

Phoenix Art Museum, Zhang Ken, "Before Marriage"
by in Events | Play

Starting December 15, the Phoenix Art Museum will debut an exhibit showcasing rare art, as collected by Gerry and Leslie Jones, from the post-Cultural Revolution in China called “Visions of Humanity: 20th Century Art from the Gerry and Leslie Jones Collection.” Starting in the 1960s and venturing through the 1980s, the collection will provide a… Read More →

SWEEP Provides Energy Efficiency Ideas for Arizona

by in Business News | Featured | Green

Since its inception in 2001, The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, or SWEEP as it is more commonly known, has tried to find new and innovative ways that will advance energy efficiency in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Covering such topics as buildings and transportation efficiency programs, SWEEP mainly focuses… Read More →

Outlets At Anthem To Feature Tallest Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree

America's Tallest Tree at Outlets at Anthem
by in Events | Play

With every holiday season, people around the globe have the opportunity to experience the joys and wonder of each fantastical winter. Whether it is through delectable treats or grandiose Christmas decorations, winter always has something fun to offer. This Christmas holiday is no exception at the Outlets at Anthem as the upscale shopping center is… Read More →

Escape, Relax And Win Prizes At Jurlique Spa's Spalidays Event

Jurlique Spa at FireSky Resort & Spa
by in Escape | Events

As the holidays quickly approach, Arizonans are thinking of magical places where they can escape the day-to-day and take a much-needed vacation. Naturally, there is no better way to celebrate the end of another joyful year than to treat yourself on a peaceful “Spaliday.” Jurlique Spa of the FireSky Resort and Spa will host its… Read More →

Sniff Your Way To Love At Arizona's First-Ever Pheromone Party

pheromone party
by in Date Night | Events

Are you a fabulous, single professional looking for love in the Phoenix area? Well, you are in great luck because Phoenix Mingles and Fascinations have a special event that is guaranteed to help you “sniff” out your potential lover from the sea of singles. If you feel like you have a great sense of smell,… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Brings Holiday Cheer With “Christmas At The Princess”

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Lagoon Lights
by in Events | Play

As the warm, desert air begins to cool with the fresh, crisp fall breeze, signaling the end of the long Arizona summer, the anticipation for the holiday season begins to grow as winter slowly approaches Arizona’s doorstep. And what an exciting holiday season this will be as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess resort celebrates another magical… Read More →

Special Artist Exhibit At MIM To Honor Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Photo: Flickr, avrilllllla
by in Events | Play

“We, are never ever, ever, getting back together!” sings Taylor Swift on her newest smash hit. With its fun, bubblegum-pop feel and easy-to-memorize lyrics, it is no wonder why Miss Swift has hit another homerun on the pop charts and radio waves. It would seem these days that fans just can’t get enough of the… Read More →

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Takes Over The Airwaves, Festivals — And Scottsdale

by in Events | Lifestyle

It’s taking control of the airwaves, music charts, night clubs, music festivals, possibly even your iPod: electronic dance music, or EDM as it is commonly called. Not only are some of these DJs making millions of dollars, but they’re breaking records on the Billboard charts as well. Just this week, David Guetta’s single “Titanium” broke… Read More →