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Charitable And Socially Responsible Shopping Sites

You don't have to be santa to give charitable gifts this season
December 5, 2010 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 →

Cyber Monday Deals For 2010

Shop Cyber Monday Deals
November 28, 2010 by in Events | Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

We all know – and sometimes dread – Black Friday. But Cyber Monday is something even the most antisocial person can get behind. Cyber Monday allows you to shop from the comfort of your computer. No need to even change out of those pajamas. Check out these smoking deals online. BestBuy.com Best Buy has great… Read More →

Arizona On The Silver Screen 1990-1999 (Part 6)

two bad people embracing
November 28, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 6 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1990-1999. A Home at the End of the World 1990 Phoenix Days of Thunder 1990 Phoenix Fire Birds 1990 Tucson Madhouse 1990 Phoenix, Tucson The Grifters 1990 Phoenix Young Guns II… Read More →

Shop Local For The Holidays

Shop local stores in the Phoenix area for the holidays
November 27, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Green | Lists

We all know major department stores have big holiday sales, but so do local stores. Local stores also have the added bonus of being good for your conscience. They’re greener – many of their products aren’t shipped in from all over the world – and they help the local economy more than chain stores. See… Read More →

Amazon And Twitter Are Resources For Savvy Shoppers This Weekend

Use Amazon to help you shop this holiday season
November 26, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

There are many Web resources for the frugal shopper, like Groupon, LivingSocial, SocialBuy and BuyWithMe, but there are still ways to save on the Web without printing a coupon. Amazon Amazon’s daily Gold Box deals were intensified this week with the addition of Black Friday Week Lightning Deals. Everything from atlases to car seats were… Read More →

2010 Black Friday Deals

Black Friday deals in Arizona
November 25, 2010 by in Events | Executive Lifestyle | Featured | Lists

It’s almost Black Friday – get ready for crowded malls, packed parking lots and maybe even a bit of elbowing for that amazing deal. The malls will be teeming with eager shoppers hungry for a deal, especially since the National Retail Federation predicted a holiday sales increase of 2.3 percent this year. That’s a big… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2004

Top Google Logos 2004
November 23, 2010 by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

Google’s 2004 Year In Review January Google has had an excellent year. At the beginning of the year, Bill Gates famously said, “They kicked our butts” about Google’s domination of and enormous profits on search, but promised a MSN Search engine within a year. Google began the process of going public. Yahoo freaked out and… Read More →

Arizona Wineries: Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona wineries grapes on the vine
November 20, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Do you have a penchant for wine and travel? Then visiting the wineries of Northern Arizona is the perfect activity for you. Below is a list of the wineries in Northern Arizona. Granite Creek Vineyards 2515 Road 1 East – Chino Valley (928) 636-2003 granitecreekvineyards.com Fri–Sun: 1-5 Jerome Winery 403 Clark Street – Jerome (928) 639-9067… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2003

Google Doodle 2003 Albert Einstein's Birthday
November 18, 2010 by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

Google Builds World’s Largest Advertising and Search Monetization Program Company introduces automated content-targeted ads; Advertising customer base surpasses 100,000 “Google remains committed to developing services that bring significant value and return on investment to our advertisers, partners, and users worldwide,” said Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman and CEO. “Through superior relevancy and simple design, Google’s many… Read More →

Arizona On The Silverscreen 1980-1989 (Part 5)

Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure - three people in a phone booth
November 14, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 5 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1980-1989. Stir Crazy 1980 Florence, Tucson Used Cars 1980 Mesa, Phoenix, Tucson Tom Horn 1980 Tucson Let’s Spend the Night Together 1981 Arizona State University Private Lessons 1981 Phoenix The Cannonball… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2002

Top 5 Google Doodle Logos 2002
November 9, 2010 by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

Year-End Google Zeitgeist – Search patterns, trends, and surprises Track the course of the past 12 months on the timeline and graphs plotting the most popular search terms as they occurred throughout 2002. Check out the year’s top gaining and declining search terms as well as the most popular brands, music, movies and women on… Read More →

Find Delicious Mexican Food In The Old Pueblo

taco dish
November 7, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Having spent four years in Tucson attending the University of Arizona, I assimilated to the culture.  By that I mean Mexican food became one of my major food groups.  There’s no shortage of Mexican food from South Tucson to the foothills of the Catalina Mountains, so if you love Mexican food, you’re in luck.  Here… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2001

About Google’s Logo Doodler Dennis Hwang
November 2, 2010 by in Lists | Tech

About Google’s Logo Doodler Dennis Hwang. Google doodles, the drawings that are designed on, around and through the Google logo on the Google home page, have long been part of Google’s history. As a Google intern in 2000, Google Webmaster Dennis Hwang began celebrating and marking worldwide events and holidays with doodles. Since then, the… Read More →

Arizona On The Silver Screen 1970-1979 (Part 4)

Chewbacca and Han Solo aiming blasters at the viewer - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 Yuma
October 29, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 4 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1970-1979. The Great White Hope 1970 Globe Billy Jack 1971 Prescott Bless the Beasts and Children 1971 Prescott Two-Lane Blacktop 1971 Flagstaff, Kingman Joe Kidd 1972 Tucson Junior Bonner 1972 Prescott… Read More →

Top Google Logos 1998 – 2000

Google Logo
October 25, 2010 by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

About Google’s Logo Doodle collection from 1997 – 2000. Google has had several logos since its renaming from BackRub. The longest running official Google logo was designed by Ruth Kedar, and is a wordmark based on the Catull typeface.  “There were a lot of different color iterations,” Kedar says. “We ended up with the primary… Read More →

BOO! Arizona’s Most Haunted Hotels

Creepy image of the Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff
October 22, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Bisbee Inn 45 OK St., Bisbee 520-432-5131 www.bisbeeinn.com Ghosts reside in several of the rooms at Bisbee Inn, including a cat ghost in Room 23, a handsome cowboy in Room 11 and Abigail of Room 12, who leaves behind the fresh scent of lavender.   Connor Hotel, The 164 Main St., Jerome 928-634-5006 www.connorhotel.com A… Read More →

Arizona On The Silver Screen 1960-1969 (Part 3)

Men on choppers driving across the desert
October 15, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 3 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1960-1969. Cimmaron 1960 Tucson Guns of the Timberland 1960 Williams Psycho 1960 Phoenix The Comancheros 1961 Sedona How the West Was Won 1962 Prescott, Superior, Tucson Rio Lobo 1962 Tucson Captain… Read More →

Travel Tips From Our World Traveler

traveltips
October 8, 2010 by in Lists | Travel

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” — St. Augustine Ahh traveling. Who doesn’t love getting away and visiting new places? I know I do! I’ve done a bit of traveling, (though have many more plans in the future). Even with my novice travel experience I’ve picked up… Read More →

Top 6 Useful Productivity Apps

productivity
October 1, 2010 by in Blogs | Lists | Tech

Evernote Ever have a idea that you need to jot down and not forget? Evernote does this and more. With Evernote you can sync all your notes from your computer, phone and the web. This useful app does more than just note taking. You can type, a note, clip a web page, snap a photo… Read More →

Arizona on the Silver Screen 1950-1959 (Part 2)

Space ships flying over a crashed plane
October 1, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 2 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1950-1959. Copper Canyon 1950 Sedona Winchester ‘73 1950 Tucson David and Bathsheba 1951 Nogales Arena 1953 Cottonwood The War of the Worlds 1953 Florence, Phoenix Apache 1954 Sedona Johnny Guitar 1954… Read More →

Coffee Houses

coffeehouses
September 24, 2010 by in Dining | Lists

Java Joints Looking for a hip place to hang with your friends while sipping your skinny latte? Here’s a list of some of the best independently owned coffee shops in the Valley. Cartel Coffee Lab 225 W. University Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 1 N. First St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 www.cartelcoffeelab.com Hand-crafted coffee Copper Star 4220… Read More →

Arizona on the Silverscreen 1927-49 (Part 1)

Photo of a man on a horse on the edge of a butte
September 17, 2010 by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Many films have been shot in Arizona because of its movie-making friendly weather. Arizona also has a wide range of geographical zones that allow for such extreme differences, such as Old Tucson for Westerns to the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma for such films as “Star Wars” and “Jarhead,” as well as Route 66 in… Read More →

Yoga Studios Around Arizona

woman balancing on her forearms with her heels curving toward her head
September 10, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Healthcare | Lists

Whether you’re looking to Bikram, Astanga or modern yoga for flexibility, weight loss or relaxation, one of the following yoga studios will definitely fit your needs. These studios from around the Valley come highly recommended by friends of AZNow.Biz. At One Yoga www.atoneyoga.com Valleywide LifePower welcomes yoga students from the beginner of any age to… Read More →

Meetup Menagerie

meetup
September 3, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists | Marketing

September’s Picks Arizona Camping Club & Outdoor Adventure Group Members: 1074 Number of Meetups to date: 284 Founded: July 31, 2006 Star Rating: 5 Arizona Winebats Members: 1391 Number of Meetups to date: 137 Founded: Jan. 20, 2008 Star Rating: 4.5 AZ Raw Food Members: 642 Number of Meetups to date: 42 Founded: Jan. 8,… Read More →