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Hoskin Ryan enters Northern Arizona market

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Mr. Jody Stone, RLS, formerly of Geometrix LLC, has joined Hoskin Ryan Consultants Inc. (Hoskin Ryan). Under the direction of Mr. Stone, Hoskin Ryan will now service the Northern Arizona market with an office in Prescott, Arizona. Mr. Stone is a Registered Land Surveyor and an Arizona native who has over 30 years of survey… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Cheers to another second of Summer

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On June 30 at 8 p.m. EDT, an extra second will be added to the clock to account for a discrepancy between Earth’s rotation and the atomic clock. We’ll take every additional second of summer that we can get, right? To help toast this extra second of summer, here are 13 tropical concoctions from top… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess packs fun for entire family

The Techno Glo Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, drinks and a DJ pulsating techno music.

When I first moved to Arizona from New York in 1998, my father already knew his way around and could give me recommendations for the best places to eat, play and golf. He didn’t live in Arizona, but he and seven of his friends spent a week each March taking advantage of Arizona’s great weather to… Read More →

Hit-and-run kills 2015 Physician of the Year Dr. Robert Arceci

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The 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards winner for Physician of the Year was killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday morning in Scottsdale. Phoenix Children’s Hospital confirmed Dr. Robert Arceci was fatally injured while on his way to work. The hospital issued this statement: “Phoenix Children’s physician Dr. Robert Arceci was fatally injured after being hit by another… Read More →

Theresa Dwyer-Federhar elected to Herberger board

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Theresa Dwyer-Federhar, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Herberger Theater Center’s Board of Directors. “Our people are dedicated to serving the communities in which they live and work,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Theresa on her… Read More →

Creative Designer 2015

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This year marks the 22nd edition of The Creative Designer. The publication continues its tradition of presenting only the top products and services for the interior design, home building, remodeling and home furnishing industries. Whether you’re a design professional or a homeowner tackling a remodeling project, you’re sure to find what you need in The… Read More →

Quarles & Brady sponsors mentorship program

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that its Phoenix Business Law Practice Group has signed on to sponsor the Vendeme tu Sueno (Pitch Us Your Dream) competition, a partnership between Seed Spot and Univision wherein entrepreneurs will compete for a chance at mentorship, office space, and capital. The program, which is… Read More →

Sky Harbor offers Memorial Day travel tips

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Memorial Day weekend is the start of the busy summer travel season. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport anticipates Thursday, Friday and Monday as the busiest travel days with passenger traffic about 15-20 percent higher than an average day. America’s Friendliest Airport® offers you the following tips for your holiday travels: Use our best kept secret… Read More →

Grant Woods aims to fix Arizona’s image problem with music

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May 20, 2015 by in Blogs | Featured

You don’t need a beard or bed head to make a musical statement these days. In fact, you can be the former attorney general of Arizona and drop an album to save Arizona if you want to. And that’s exactly what former AG (1991-1999) Grant Woods has done. Woods grew up in the ‘70s —… Read More →

Westlake Reed Leskosky promotes four staff members

April 25, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Newsmakers

In its 111th year of operation, Westlake Reed Leskosky continues its tradition of design and technical excellence led by its talented and dedicated staff.  In recognition of outstanding performance and contributions that enhance the firm’s fully integrated services and thought leadership, Westlake Reed Leskosky promoted the following individuals: Shawn P. Carr, PE to Principal, Director… Read More →

Angel-inspired artist opens gallery in Scottsdale

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Angel-inspired jewelry artist Cheryl Senkfor and dichroic glass artisan Bobby Harr are pooling their creative resources to open The Creating Spot, a contemporary art studio-gallery in Old Town Scottsdale, on Thursday, April 23. Senkfor says her hand-woven metal jewelry line was inspired by angels after she suffered a traumatic brain hemorrhage in 2003. “I saw… Read More →

Phoenix industrial markets continue to break ground

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Source: Lee & Associates Q1 Report The Phoenix industrial market continued to improve in the first quarter of the year, posting its lowest percentage vacancy (11.8%) since Q1 2008. In that 7-year time period, the Valley’s industrial inventory gained over 32 million SF of warehouse/distribution, manufacturing and flex space. The most recent seven quarters have… Read More →

Mesa Airlines celebrates company’s 100th regional jet

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Employees of Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines celebrated the arrival of the company’s 100th regional jet at its Phoenix hangar. The 76-seat E175, new from the Embraer factory in Brazil, was greeted by hundreds of Mesa employees, who enjoyed lunch and tours of the new aircraft. “Taking delivery of our 100th jet is truly a great moment… Read More →

The Rebel Lounge opens in former Mason Jar location

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A new music venue will take the place of a previously iconic rock hub in the Valley. The Rebel Lounge is set to open at the beginning of May in the same building that used to house the Mason Jar. Before the Mason Jar, the location was home to the Branding Iron bar. For close… Read More →