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Top 5 Viral Flash Mobs On YouTube

Dance flash mob at NYC Grand Central Station - Image provided by Dan Nguyen/
April 24, 2011 by in Blogs | Lists

YouTube has anything and everything a viral junkie could hope for — and flash mobs are no exception. Flash mobs are a collection of people, organized with the intent to perform a synchronized action, and then quickly disperse. It sounds pointless, and that’s exactly the appeal it has for millions that have stumbled upon them… Read More →

Top 5 Arizona State University Baseball Players

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As the Sun Devils return from their three-game road trip against Cal,  Arizona State University now needs to focus on finishing the second half of the season strong. They will hopefully muster up the necessary bits of strength and continue battling through the spring in hopes to make their 23 appearance in the College World… Read More →

Top Inexpensive At-Home Career Ideas For 2011

Top Inexpensive At-Home Career Ideas For 2011
April 10, 2011 by in Lists | Small Biz | Workforce

As unemployment rates continues to rise people have turned to doing things themselves, including working for themselves. There are numerous opportunities to being your own boss and working from home. Below is a list of inexpensive at-home businesses that can be started up with minimal cost. Whether you will depend on this income or just… Read More →

Commercial Corner: How to Search For Commercial Real Estate

How to Search for Commercial Real Estate in Scottsdale, Ariz.
April 9, 2011 by in Blogs | Lists | Real Estate

Although the commercial market seems dismal in certain areas of Metro Phoenix, the Scottsdale area seems to only have taken a ‘gentle’ hit. With investors flying into Phoenix from all over the world to look at commercial properties for investments, they tend to start their search in the upscale Scottsdale area where there is a… Read More →

Top 10 Places To Work In Arizona For Women

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April 3, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Workforce

Arizona has an increasing number of employers that women have seen as a beneficial place to work. The following are companies that have been selected as the best places for women to work . No matter what your background there is a company that is dynamic enough to fit your needs. 10. Bryan Cave LLP –… Read More →

10 Top Intriguing News In Arizona’s Medical World

centennial top 10
April 1, 2011 by in Healthcare | Lists

10 Top Intriguing News Pieces In Arizona’s Medical World Arizona has had a long, rich history since its established statehood in 1912. People travel here for the sun, the weather, for a change of scenery and for their health. Health, especially, has made Arizona a unique place to live.  Here are our top news pieces… Read More →

Seven Questions Employers Should Never Ask During An Interview

Interview Questions Never To Ask
March 27, 2011 by in Lists | Workforce

As the economy slowly recovers, many Arizona businesses are looking to add to their workforce. While it may be tempting to tailor interview questions to help “weed out” unqualified candidates, be sure you are not setting your company up for potential discrimination claims. Interview questions should be related to the job for which the candidate… Read More →

Top 7 “Glee” Covers

Top Six Glee Covers
March 20, 2011 by in Lists

It’s no wonder why Glee is such a wildly popular show. It combines the hilarious comedic talent of actors like Jane Lynch and Heather Morris with deliciously unrealistic portrayals of high school life (i.e. a cheer coach regularly getting away with abusing students). Oh, not to mention that some of the most beloved pop songs,… Read More →

Alfresco Dining Like a True Arizonan

March 6, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Spring is almost here! What better way to enjoy such nice weather than to have a delicious, reasonably priced meal outdoors. Here are some fabulous restaurants with equally fabulous patios. 1. El Zocalo Mexican Grille – Chandler Cozy tables, candlelight, fountains and plenty of shade trees allow for private conversation while enjoying a gourmet Mexican… Read More →

10 Top Political Events in Arizona’s History

Arizona Centennial Top 10
March 1, 2011 by in Lists | Politics

10 Top Political Events in Arizona’s History Officially gaining its statehood February 14, 1912, Arizona became the 48th state in the Union.  With a history of the Wild West, Cowboys and Indians, and gorgeous sunsets, the Grand Canyon State has a long and impactful history.  In the political realm, Arizona has seen several major political… Read More →

Intriguing Reads: Memoirs, Diaries And Biographies To Read

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February 27, 2011 by in Blogs | Lists | Travel

1. The Diary of a Young Girl Author: Anne Frank “Riches, prestige, everything can be lost. But happiness in your own heart can only be dimmed; it will always be there, as long as you live, to make you happy again.” Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and sole survivor of the family, recovered his daughter’s… Read More →

Happy Hour Hotspots In The Valley

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February 20, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Dining | Lists

Enjoy Valley happy hours with culture and style.  There are places to go in the Valley that have edgy appeal, cozy atmosphere and cheap prices. Our six valley locations will intrigue your taste buds, lift your spirits and cultivate your thirst for culture. Nakama Sushi Restaurant Nakama Sushi Restaurant opened in October 2010 in the… Read More →

Coffee, Tea and Food in a New (Green) Light

coffee beans
February 13, 2011 by in Dining | Lists

After a busy, stressful and life changing year in 2010, I decided to have a new outlook for 2011. I, along with probably 95% of the American population, decided that my New Year’s resolution would be to eat healthier. So, I took the initiative to research and visit local coffee shops and cafes in the… Read More →

Top Five Superbowl Commercials of 2011

February 8, 2011 by in Blogs | Events | Lists | Sports

1. Volkswagen:  “Use the FORCE, young car owner” A wildly popular commercial, Volkswagen’s Darth Vader was a huge success.  It was funny, well made and had iconic references to Star Wars — what more could you ask for? 2. Eminem & Chrysler:  “Detroit’s two biggest names” It starts with an intro of “Lose Yourself” from… Read More →

Five Monopolies, Methods of Communication Losing Their Hold

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February 6, 2011 by in Blogs | Education | Lists | Tech | Workforce

1. Landlines According to CITA, an International Wireless nonprofit organization, 91% of Americans carry a cell phone as of 2009, and those numbers have continued to expand.  Now more than ever, with the growing popularity of the iPhone and Droid, cell phones have become both a necessity and an addiction. In past decades, landlines were… Read More →

Southern Arizona Day Trips

Mission San Xavier del Bac is also known as the "White Dove of the Desert."
January 30, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of southern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson 520-883-1380 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural… Read More →

Arizona Wineries: Southeast Arizona

bottle of wine and glass on a picnic table in a vineyard

Looking for a good idea for a weekend getaway? Then visiting the wineries of Southeastern Arizona is the perfect trip for you. Crop Circle 3052 N. Fort Grant Rd. (888) 833-5951 January 1 – May 31: Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. June 1 – Dec 31: Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. –… Read More →

Phoenix Day Trips

Phoenix is full of fun destinations for a short day trip.
January 16, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of Phoenix attractions to plan a great day trip. Boyce Thompson Arboretum 37615 U.S. Hwy. 60, Superior 520-689-2811 Arizona’s oldest and largest botanical garden, the arboretum is a… Read More →

Upcoming Arizona Wineries

Keep an eye out for these Arizona wineries opening soon.
January 9, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Love wine? Like to try out new companies and products? You’re in luck, in addition to the wineries already open around Arizona the following wineries will be opening soon. Northern Arizona Clear Creek Vineyard & Winery 4053 E. Hwy 260, Camp Verde (928) 567-2158 Sonoita/Elgin Hannah’s Hill Vineyard & Winery Elgin – visits by appointment… Read More →

Northern Arizona Day Trips

The Grand Canyon National Park makes a great day trip.
January 2, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of northern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Aravaipa Canyon BLM Safford Field Office: 711 14th Ave., Safford 928-348-4400 Home to unique plant and fish communities,… Read More →

Bed And Breakfasts Around Arizona

Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who'd like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home.
December 26, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Getting away for the weekend can be fun, but sometimes it’s nice to have the comforts of home available even while away on vacation.  Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who’d like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home. Here’s a list of bed and breakfasts around Arizona… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2009

google Logos 2009
December 26, 2010 by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

About Google’s collection of 2009 Doodles. Some of the birthdays celebrated with Doodles this year were: Dr. Seuss, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Charles Darwin, Jackson Pollock, Igor Stravinsky, Mary Cassatt, Samuel Morse, Michael Jackson, LL Zamenhof, E.C. Segar, Mahatma Gandhi, Confucius, H.G. Wells and more. There were Doodles celebrating anniversary’s for Tetris (25 Yrs), Galileo’s First Telescope… Read More →

Arizona Wineries: Eglin & Sonoita

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December 19, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Looking for a good idea for a day trip? Then visiting the wineries of Eglin and Sonoita South of Tucson is the perfect activity for you. Below is a list of the wineries in Elgin and Sonoita in southern Arizona. Charron Vineyards 18585 South Sonoita Hwy (520) 762-8585 Fri–Sun: 10-6 Open Daily by Appointment Dos… Read More →

Arizona On The Silver Screen 2000-2010 (Part 7)

Soldier standing in a field of oil with oil wells burning behind
December 12, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 7 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 2000-2010. South of Heaven, West of Hell 2000 Benson Nurse Betty 2000 Kingman, Grand Canyon Price of Glory 2000 Nogales Traffic 2000 Nogales Flintstones-Viva Rock Vegas 2000 Page Titan A.E. 2000… Read More →