Author Archives: Kristine Cannon


Phoenix Election Social Media Wars: Gullett And Neely

Phoenix Election Social Media: Wes Gullett & Peggy Neely
August 17, 2011 by in Politics

Election Social Media Wars: Gullett & Neely Social media has become an important and effective marketing tool, with businesses creating Facebook pages and Twitter accounts for their customers, sharing deals and special offers. And it’s no less important in a race for mayor, especially for the Phoenix election mayoral candidates. We visited all of the… Read More →

Phoenix Election Social Media Wars: Stanton & Mattox

Phoenix Election Social Media Wars: Stanton & Mattox
August 16, 2011 by in Politics | Tech

Election Social Media Wars: Stanton & Mattox Social media has become an important and effective marketing tool, with businesses creating Facebook pages and Twitter accounts for their customers, sharing deals and special offers. And it’s no less important in a race for mayor, especially for the Phoenix election mayoral candidates. We visited all of the… Read More →

Phoenix Election Polling Places: What You Need To Know

Phoenix Election Voting Centers
August 8, 2011 by in Events | Politics

Election Polling Places: What You Need To Know For Phoenix Elections. The way Phoenicians vote during elections has changed, and for the better. 26 Polling Places have been implemented within the Valley in order to make voting more convenient and flexible, according to the City of Phoenix’s website. Over the years, voting via mail increased… Read More →

Glendale CVB Expands Its Mission, Scope By Serving Entire West Valley

Glendale CVB - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

Glendale CVB – Whether travelers are visiting for leisure or business, Glendale has blossomed from being considered a one-day destination to a highly sought-after travel experience both nationally and internationally in a single decade. And to successfully market Glendale’s increasing expansion as the host city of sporting and mega-events — as well as the entire… Read More →

Preparing for Phoenix Elections – Propositions 1 and 2

Phoenix Election Day - Propositions 1 & 2
August 1, 2011 by in Events | Politics

Phoenix Elections are  just around the corner, and we want to make sure you’re fully prepared and confident when you step into the voting booth and check those boxes, especially regarding Propositions 1 & 2. A few changes have been made this Election. This is the first Election where voters do not have to vote… Read More →

Vintage Boutiques Around the Valley

Photo: jessjamesjake, Flickr
July 31, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Vintage Boutiques – For those looking to avoid the larger department stores and malls, give those smaller, locally-run boutiques a try. The Valley has many vintage boutiques where you’ll find affordable ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s attire as well as high-end upscale vintage clothing — to give your look a fun, funky twist. For those… Read More →

Province Restaurant Has All The Essential Elements For A Casual, Yet Upscale Dining ExperienceProvince Restaurant

Province Restaurant, Westin Phoenix Downtown - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

Province Restaurant – It’s a quarter-past five and Downtown Phoenix’s streets are buzzing with briefcase-toting business professionals, most seeking a place to unwind. And with such an abundance of restaurants from which to choose, I wasn’t expecting a resort hotel’s Province Restaurant, to be the locale of choice for loosened ties, Manhattans and such a… Read More →

Emergency Apps For Your Smartphone

Emergency apps smartphone
July 17, 2011 by in Lists | Tech

Whether something happens to you or you are put in a situation where you must help another, it’s imperative to be prepared. So keep your life-saving apps where you store the rest of your life. Emergency Apps – Preparing for an emergency as well as knowing what to do in the midst of a crisis… Read More →

Girlfriend University Inspires Confidence in Women Entrepreneurs

Girlfriend University, Scottsdale, Ariz. - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

After just one year, Jodi Low and Renee Dee, owners of Scottsdale-based Girlfriend University, have turned heads and gained nods from business professionals. Despite the business’ seemingly light-hearted name, its goal is a serious one — to help empower women to be inspirational leaders. “We named the business Girlfriend University because the name completely indicates… Read More →

CMG CareToday Reflects, Respects Hispanic Culture With Food City Clinic

CMG CareToday, Food City Clinic, Phoenix, Ariz.
July 12, 2011 by in Healthcare

After opening 10 convenience care clinics within four years throughout the Valley, Cigna Medical Group (CMG) is locating its 11th clinic away from its usual, suburban retail setting and into a supermarket — Food City. Partnering with Food City, CMG, the physician practice unit of Cigna HealthCare of Arizona, opened its no-appointment, no-insurance clinic within… Read More →

Phoenix Dust Storm 2011: Footage With Most YouTube Hits

Phoenix Dust Storm 2011 Video Footage
July 10, 2011 by in Lists

Plenty of long-time Phoenix residents say they’ve never seen anything like it before, and some are calling it the Dust Storm of 2011 — or “haboob.” The incredible dust cloud swallowed the metropolitan area on Tuesday night; it was reported to be around 50 miles wide in some areas and between 8,000 to 10,000 feet… Read More →

Video of the Week: Language by Taylor Mali

Video of the Week: Language, Taylor Mali
July 2, 2011 by in Blogs

He calls Gen Y “the most aggressively inarticulate generation.” And, you know, it’s, like, true. Find out what Taylor Mali truly thinks about how we talk and communicate with one another — challenging us to speak with authority, with conviction — in this poem-turned-animated-typography. [stextbox id="grey"]Do you agree with Taylor? Start the conversation down below >>[/stextbox]

More People Turn To Naturopathic Medicine, Homeopathy To Relieve Ailments

Naturopathic Medicine - Scottsdale Living July-August 2011

More people are turning to naturopathic medicine and homeopathy to relieve ailments Some may be skeptical that plant- and mineral-based remedies can relieve the symptoms of headaches, ADHD and everything in between. But for a 9-year-old girl who developed insomnia and permanent blinking ticks due to taking Ritalin for just one week, homeopathic treatment helped… Read More →

Brainwave Optimization Balances And Harmonizes Brainwaves

Brainwave Optimization - Scottsdale Living July/August 2011

Brainwave Optimization balances and harmonizes brainwaves, clears the mind and diminishes health problems Some say music is relatable; it’s therapeutic and alters moods. But did you know music has the ability to balance brainwaves and diminish the after effects of trauma to the brain? In 2000, Lee Gerdes, founder and CEO of Brain State Technologies… Read More →

NACET Supports And Promotes Job Growth, Sustainability

Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, NACET

Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship, NACET: Based in a small town in northern Arizona, this business incubation is fostering the growth of emerging companies with big ideas, while also creating jobs and expediting the commercialization of technology-based companies’ products. Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NACET) began as a virtual program in 2000 until… Read More →