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Happy Hour Hotspots In The Valley

happy hour hotspots feature
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
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

Superbowl Commercials
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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

Communication, Control
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
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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

photo of vineyard
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 charronvineyards.com 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
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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 →

Charitable And Socially Responsible Shopping Sites

You don't have to be santa to give charitable gifts this season
by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

There are so many ways to share the spirit of giving to those that need it.  Many of your favorite online stores have special sections that donate portions of purchases to specific causes. Also, don’t forget the many independent artists and product-specific initiatives like (RED) and Tom’s Shoes that make contributions to improving quality of… Read More →