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Hula hoop workout trend is all in the hips

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Being a full-time student with a part-time job, I like workouts that are easy, quick and fun to do at home.  During one of my searches for a workout, I came across hula hoop fitness.  At first, I laughed because there was no possible way that hula hoop workouts were an actual thing.  However, the… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority creates the art of the deal

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Apple is the most profitable corporation in the world. Why does the state give them this huge tax break? I own a business. “How come I can’t get the same deal?” The words are heard in a northeast Phoenix coffee shop. They reflect some of the sentiment bubbling under the surface when a new deal… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Wine Smoothie

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Luci’s Healthy Marketplace is the spot to go for a conscious meal — the kind with transparent origins and packaging stamped with seals that confirm it the food choice of world-conscious people. It’s the kind of place that manages to work kale, wheat germ and healthy foodstuffs into sandwiches and breakfast burritos in all sorts… Read More →

Arizona educators boost tomorrow’s innovators

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Arizona’s universities are known as places of innovation, but Tempe-based University of Advancing Technology (UAT) has taken that role to a new level by driving every student at the university to be an innovator of technology. Since 2007, UAT has required all students to innovate and add to the ever-expanding world of technology in order… Read More →

Mega events help Phoenix create future prosperity

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Phoenix is on a roll with tourism. The Valley is hosting the next Super Bowl and Pro Bowl and will also be home to the 2016 College Football Championship Game. Az Business asked Steve Moore, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau, about the impact these big-ticket events will have on… Read More →

Arizona leads nation in restaurant industry growth

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ARIZONA CAN PROUDLY CALL ITSELF A “FOODIE STATE” Locals crowned their state as such years ago. But now, people from all over the country and world are catching up. Tourists are flocking to Arizona to see what the buzz is about and they are greeted with open arms and menus from nearly 9,000 restaurants. Thanks… Read More →

Fleming creates another winner with Paul Martin’s American Grill

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CLASSIC CUISINE: Renowned restaurateur Paul Fleming, the man behind Fleming’s Steakhouse and Valley-based P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, has now opened Paul Martin’s American Grill,which focuses on natural, sustainable and seasonal food at a moderate price.

TASTE OF SUCCESS Fleming creates another winner with Paul Martin’s American Grill Paul Martin’s American Grill 6186 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-991-9342 Website Paul Fleming has defined Arizona’s dining scene. He is widely regarded as one of the restaurant industry’s most innovative and creative concept developers. Associated with a number of critically acclaimed… Read More →

ASBA membership has its privileges

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: “When we talk about small business, we talk about economic development opportunities,” said Rick Murray, CEO of the Arizona Small Business Association. “Economic development opportunities that bring jobs to Arizona are good for small business.”

Rick Murray, who became chief executive officer of the Arizona Small Business Association in February of 2012, has moved the organization into the 21st Century, helping ASBA get engaged in social media so it can become even more engaged with its membership. Az Business caught up with Murray to talk about small business in Arizona.… Read More →

The Dish: Cocktail Popsicles

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Stay cool by the pool this summer with these adult popsicles. Of course you can make them non-alcoholic and they’ll still be delicious but that little extra kick just makes them so much more special. This recipe for super simple strawberry margarita popsicles is amazing! Replace the alcohol with the same amount of sprite or… Read More →

The Dish: Pesto

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Take advantage of the last moments of spring with delicious homemade pesto. Use basil from your own garden for the best tasting pesto you’ve ever had! Find this recipe and more summery delights on Scottsdale Living: The Dish on Pinterest. If you want to save your pesto and use it throughout the summer and even… Read More →

Get down and ‘derby’ deals in the Valley

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If you are looking for something other than Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend, maybe the Kentucky Derby is more your style. Saturday, May 3, presents the 140th Kentucky Derby, which some describe as the most exciting two minutes in sports. There are several Kentucky Derby parties for women to dress up in spring dresses… Read More →

The Dish: Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

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Skip the crowded breakfast spots this Mother’s Day and show mom how much you love her by preparing one of her favorites! Share with us in the comments some of your mom’s favorite recipes. Who knows, maybe it’ll be featured on The Dish someday! To start things off I’ll share one of my mom’s favorites.… Read More →

Tastes of Cinco de Mayo

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Although Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, but rather a small win for the Mexican army in Puebla against the French in the Franco-Mexican War, the holiday is recognized in the United States as a day of awareness and celebration of Mexican culture. Many restaurants provide special menus with Mexican-inspired cocktails and appetizers… Read More →

Op-Ed: A healthy advantage

Ron Genovese, founder and designated broker of GPE.
April 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Industry Insiders

The Affordable Care Act has upended the healthcare landscape, and along with it, the office footprint for many physician practices. Fast-changing technology and related healthcare reform requirements are also shaping tomorrow’s medical spaces. Meanwhile, demand for medical office buildings will increase up to 20 percent by the middle of this decade, estimates the Urban Land… Read More →