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2012 Healthcare Leadership Awards Winners & Photos

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David Lincoln and the Lincoln family earned Arizona Business Magazine’s first Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the 5th annual, 2012 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday, March 8 at the Arizona Biltmore. “Even though this is a lifetime award, I hope that I have a lot more life to live,” David Lincoln joked. Thirteen other awards were… Read More →

Waste Management Phoenix Open 2012 [PHOTOS]

Waste Management Phoenix Open
February 18, 2012 by in Events | Snapshot

Sunshine, well-groomed grass, cold drinks and plenty of interesting people — all found at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. I had been hearing about the Phoenix Open for as long as I can remember, but I never had a chance to see it for myself. This was my chance to finally dive in and enjoy… Read More →

ASU Football: Immediate Impact Players in 2012 Recruiting Class

Scottsdale Saguaro's DJ Foster (Darryl Webb, East Valley Tribune)
February 4, 2012 by in Blogs | Snapshot | Sports

Outside of the yearly Duel in the Desert game against Arizona and the possible bowl appearances, National Letter of Intent Day is one of the biggest days for ASU football and Sun Devil nation. With fresh new faces committing to each university, it is a look at the future and the new faces of each… Read More →

2012 Arizona Color Run At Tempe Beach Park [Photos/Video]

2012 Arizona Color Run
January 30, 2012 by in Events | Snapshot

Hundreds, it seemed, gathered at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe this Saturday, Jan. 28 for the most unique — and colorful — 5k in the Valley: the Color Run. The Color Run made its first stop of the 20-city tour in Arizona; the race reached capacity with attendees of all ages and skill level, who… Read More →

Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards Reception (PHOTOS)

2012 ACC Awards Reception
January 13, 2012 by in Events | Snapshot

Nearly 300 in-house counsel attorneys and professionals congregated at The Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix on January 12, 2012 for the first annual 2012 Arizona Corporate Counsel. Attendees from ON-Semiconductor, Grant Thornton, Ogletree Deakins, LifeLock, Barrett-Jackson and many more notable law firms and businesses shared a wonderful evening with AZ Business Magazine and AZ Big Media, where… Read More →

Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards 2012 Winners (PHOTOS)

ACC Awards
January 13, 2012 by in Events | Snapshot

Last night, the 2012 Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards were held at The Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix. Arizona Business Magazine recognized leading in-house attorneys within the Arizona business community within several categories. We want to thank everyone who attended the ceremony, including all of the finalists, presenters and sponsors of the event — including Squire Sanders, Polsinelli… Read More →

Lomography: (2) Days Of Summer In Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown L.A.
January 7, 2012 by in Snapshot | Travel

Last summer, in 2011, I took a road trip with a few people to Los Angeles, Calif. From Phoenix, Ariz., that’s about a six-hour ride, but to us, time flew by with an incredible concert (The Avett Brothers) impending and a few days of exploring the concrete jungle of Downtown Los Angeles just around the… Read More →

Looking Up In Downtown Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix
December 24, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Snapshot

Looking Up In Downtown Phoenix Conquering the skyline is part of becoming a major city. I have always been intrigued by the beauty in architecture. The structured lines and distinct shapes are such a contrast to the elements of nature that surround them. I finally got a chance to take a bit of a test… Read More →

Taking Frames At The 2011 Tempe Festival Of The Arts

2011 Tempe Festival of the Arts
December 10, 2011 by in Events | Snapshot

Taking Frames At The 2011 Tempe Festival Of The Arts Colors, shapes, big and small, perfect weather on a beautiful day — I couldn’t ask for much more! Once again I found myself on Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe, Ariz. This time however, I was not there for dancing, food or drinks. I was there… Read More →

10 Top National Geographic Photos

Earth, National Geographic
December 4, 2011 by in Lists | Snapshot | Travel

National Geographic: “Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888.” For me, it has been an inspiration since 1992, the year I came to exist on the planet. My parents have had a subscription to National Geographic ever since I can remember, and my attic now acts as an archive for past Nat Geo… Read More →

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel Expansion

Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel

I had the chance to check out Casino Del Sol Resort Hotel in Tucson and its brand new, multimillion-dollar hotel expansion. From the second I walked in, I was taken back by the effort that went into making this hotel stand above the rest. The ceilings were high, the rooms were spacious, and the pool… Read More →

CFO Of The Year Awards 2011 Winners And Photos

CFO of the Year Awards 2011
November 10, 2011 by in Events | Snapshot

The CFO of the Year Awards 2011 winners have been announced! These awards are given to professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Congratulations to the CFO of the Year Awards 2011 winners: Mark D. Cavanaugh – Winner, Small Private Company   Senior VP and CFO Firetrace USA, LLC It’s been… Read More →

Snapshot: Scottsdale Home, Art & Garden Show 2011

Scottsdale Home, Art & Garden Show 2011 Logo
November 8, 2011 by in Events | Snapshot

The Scottsdale Home, Art & Garden Show was held November 5 & 6, 2011 at the WestWorld of Scottsdale with hundreds of exhibitors, tons of events for the entire family and a great turnout. The only home show in Scottsdale, attendees were exposed to hundreds of exhibitors from art and accessories to flooring and furniture… Read More →

Tour De Fat 2011 At Tempe Beach Park

Tour de Fat 2011
October 29, 2011 by in Events | Snapshot

Bikes, food, music, plenty to drink and plenty of smiling faces filled the Tempe Beach Park for Tour de Fat 2011. Every direction I looked, one-of-a-kind bikes rolled in one direction or another. Along with fully-themed costumes and plenty of live entertainment, it was easy to enjoy myself. A band poured up beat music out… Read More →

Snapshot: Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

I had the chance to go to Phoenix Fashion Week at the Talking Stick Resort and take as many pictures as I could manage! Getting a media pass is always fun for me. And this was no exception. I got to dive in with the rest of the photographers at the end of the runway.… Read More →

Snapshot: Abstract Art In Construction

Textural Abstract Art, Steve Ditko
September 17, 2011 by in Snapshot

Finding Textural, Abstract Art in an Apartment Remodeling Project I spent a year remodeling an apartment complex, Central Mountain Villas. My projects were tiling floors, patching and painting, plumbing, electrical, emergency assistance for broken water lines, sewer clogs, etc. While doing this daily work, I documented details from the various projects and discovered a new… Read More →

2011 Most Admired Companies Awards [PHOTOS]

2011 Most Admired Companies Awards, photos

Held on September 7, 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore, The 2011 Most Admired Companies Awards recognized 60 outstanding, local companies for their contributions and impact they’ve brought to the state. The 2011 Arizona MAC Awards, hosted by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ, had a turnout of nearly 600 guests, including the winners of the prestigious… Read More →

Lava River Cave And Snowbowl Adventures

Lava River Cave, Flagstaff
September 3, 2011 by in Snapshot | Travel

A day of hiking in Flagstaff, Ariz. in the Lava River Cave and on one of the San Francisco Peaks’ trails, Kachina Peak, was exactly what I needed to refresh my mind (and lungs). I was taken back by the feeling of being completely surrounded by darkness, underground, in 40 degree temperatures (during the Arizona… Read More →

Chase Field Wi-Fi System Impresses

Chase Field Wi-Fi
August 16, 2011 by in Business News | Snapshot | Tech

Chase Field Wi-Fi On August 11, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced the optimization of the Chase Field Wi-Fi network. The move came as a pleasant surprise to Phoenix-area baseball fans and technophiles, who were not even aware that a new Wi-Fi system had been installed in the stadium. The organization hopes the new, improved network will… Read More →

International Contemporary Furniture Fair 2011 [Photos]

International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Every May in New York City, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) comes to the City. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair is “North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design,” and this year it was held at the Javits Conference Center, where the rain was pouring down like it was a monsoon. The ICFF hosts more… Read More →

Snapshot: MLB All-Star Parade 2011

MLB All-Star Parade, Phoenix, Ariz.

On the fine, summer afternoon of July 12 in Phoenix, I took a trip on the Valley Metro Light Rail into the city to see the All-Star Game Parade. After taking in the sights for a bit, I picked out a nice spot along the side gate and settled in to watch all sorts of… Read More →

Valley Metro Light Rail Art

Valley Metro Light Rail, Phoenix, Ariz.
July 9, 2011 by in Snapshot

After years of having only a bus system, Arizona finally took a step to better public transportation in 2008, when the Metro Light Rail was completed. Though the light rail has a strict, one-road route, which tends to limit its effectiveness, it also runs on a more strict schedule. The light rail is almost never… Read More →

Showing Another Side Of Tempe Nightlife

View from Papago Peak, Tempe, Arizona

Tempe can be a pretty beautiful place if you know where to go — especially at night. Instead of going to a number of different bars or clubs in Tempe, it is worth it to take a walk and see how the light in darkness changes the normal, dry look we are all so accustomed… Read More →

An Afternoon Riding On The Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway, Arizona

I officially have one item checked off my “see the seven wonders of the world” list. Six more to go. For anyone living in Arizona, it’s pretty common to make at least one trip to the Grand Canyon. However, not everyone is lucky enough to take an entertaining train ride from the town of Williams,… Read More →