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Roxy Baldovin

About Roxy Baldovin

Roxana Baldovin came to Arizona from New York City to attend the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Currently a junior, she is studying broadcast journalism and film and media studies. Roxana loves the arts and traveling, having been to 5 continents and over 30 countries in her 19 years on this planet. She lives by the phrase "hakuna matata", for everything will play itself out in the end.

Terés Nail Bar, The Best Thing to Happen to Nails Since Polish

terés
April 20, 2012 by in Beauty | Escape | Style

There’s a new nail bar in town, and I must forewarn you, don’t step inside unless you can come back again and again. terés | A NAIL BAR, located on Indian School Rd. in Old Town Scottsdale, is a quaint space with high ceilings, boasting an earthy feel to it. This might seem contradictory, but terés is… Read More →

Q&A With Howard Hughes, Owner Of Stand-Up, Scottsdale!

howard-hughes-featured
February 2, 2012 by in Profiles

Howard Hughes, Arizona native and owner of Stand-Up Scottsdale!, sat down with us and talked about how he got into the comedy business, who his inspirations are and what Stand-Up, Scottsdale! is really all about. Hughes was refreshingly honest, referring to his club as a “B” club for its capacity (which seemed cozy) and the… Read More →

Extreme Sports And Other Arizona Adventures For Thrill Seekers

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures
January 1, 2012 by in Lists | Travel

Extreme Sports And Other Arizona Adventures For Thrill Seekers If you ever heard yourself complain about the lack of things to do in Arizona, look no further than your front door. Heavy in natural wonder, Arizona is an extraordinary place to do out-of-the-ordinary things, especially extreme sports. Trapeze U Have you ever dreamed of trapezing… Read More →

Yucca Tap Room Stays True To The Bands For 40 Years

Yucca Tap Room
December 13, 2011 by in Small Biz

When Rodney Hu’s father founded Yucca Tap Room nearly 40 years, he wanted to stay true to the bands, never wavering any commitment to the local music scene. So they decided against charging a cover.  And they still don’t. So how does the family owned and operated music venue stay successful and remain afloat? They… Read More →

10 Top National Geographic Photos

Earth, National Geographic
December 4, 2011 by in Lists | Snapshot | Travel

National Geographic: “Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888.” For me, it has been an inspiration since 1992, the year I came to exist on the planet. My parents have had a subscription to National Geographic ever since I can remember, and my attic now acts as an archive for past Nat Geo… Read More →

Scottsdale Holiday Events In December

Holiday Lights at McCormick Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale
November 30, 2011 by in Events | Uncategorized

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and with so much to do in Scottsdale this time of year, you’ll never be bored! Here are some Scottsdale holiday events taking place December 2011: 2011 Holiday Pet Festival This is the largest holiday pet event in Arizona. If you’re looking for a new baby to call your… Read More →

Ballet Arizona, Ib Andersen Gear Up For The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker, Ballet Arizona Dancers
November 22, 2011 by in Events | Profiles

Every fall, dancers embark on a journey that they’ve been on time and time again: the story of the Nutcracker. The Nutcracker, an epic ballet in two parts, is an elaborate production filled with intricate detail — both in costume and emotions — so it’s no wonder that it is one of the most performed… Read More →

20 Lounge Boutique's Seasonal Party Pampers And Benefits Charity

20 Lounge Nail Bar
October 19, 2011 by in Events

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a stressful chore. And 20 Lounge Boutique Nail Bar’s first seasonal party will be proof of it, where attendees will not only get some holiday shopping completed, but pamper themselves, too — all in one shot. The best part? One-hundred percent of the proceeds will go to charity. Girls… Read More →

AVEDA Concept Salons

AVEDA Concept Salons
October 16, 2011 by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

Everyone needs a little rub down every once in a while, but if you don’t have the time or the money to make it to one of Arizona’s world-renowned spas, there are still plenty of places in the East Valley that won’t leave your bank account sore — including AVEDA Concept Salons. AVEDA, a beauty… Read More →

The Spirit Of Art Is Surely Alive At Galeria De Los Muertos

Galeria de los Muertos
October 12, 2011 by in Calendar | Events

The Spirit Of Art Is Surely Alive At Galeria De Los Muertos If you’re not a fan of First Fridays crowd, Roosevelt Row is hosting virtually the same event, except it’s on the third Friday of each month. Don’t worry about your favorite local artist not being there; if an artist is on the roster for First Friday,… Read More →

Musicians Begin Howling At The Crescent Ballroom

Crescent Ballroom
October 6, 2011 by in Dining | Events | Small Biz

For those looking to drink and dance rather than drink and drive, consider the Crescent Ballroom, located off the Van Buren and Central Ave. light rail stop in downtown Phoenix — also walking distance from Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix Campus. Owner Charlie Levy considers the location ideal himself. “Opening up my own music venue… Read More →

Upcoming Arizona Technology Council Events

Arizona Technology Council Upcoming Events
October 3, 2011 by in Events | Marketing | Tech

The Arizona Technology Council strives to connect all aspects of Arizona’s budding technological and business expansion. Producing over 100 events a year, the Arizona Technology Council is driven by its vicious ambition to network. Arizona is exponentially getting bigger and better and by hosting a wide array of events all over the state, the Arizona… Read More →

An Out-Of-Africa Arizona Safari

Out of Africa Entrance
August 26, 2011 by in Play

Ever dream about a safari vacation in the Serengeti? Have your kids been begging you for a day where they can play with impalas and jaguars? (And I’m not talking about cars, you American junkie.) Well, look no further than our own Southwestern jewel of Sedona for an African experience that’s Out of Africa …… Read More →