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Snapshot: Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough to Die”

by in Around Arizona | Snapshot

The name of the town of Tombstone evokes strong imagery of what the Wild West really was — something right out of an old western with its dusty streets, wooden plank storefronts and faded paint wooden buildings. It also lived up to its reputation of being one of the deadliest towns in the West. It… Read More →

Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards 2010

MAC Award trophies
by in Events | Snapshot

The 2010 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards, held at the Ritz Carlton in Phoenix on Sept. 14, 2010, was a hit with almost 500 people gathering to celebrate excellence in the Arizona business community. The night honored 43 companies in Arizona that are outstanding in the areas of customer opinion, leadership excellence, social responsibility and… Read More →

Home & Building Expo 2010

Arizona Home & Building Expo
by in Events | Featured | Snapshot

The 2010 Arizona Home & Building Expo took place September 10th through 12th. Typically 20,000 people attend the annual Expo where they find companies involved in home improvement, interior design, solar energy, home building products and services, and more. Exhibits are targeted to the residential consumer and those in the design and building industry.

Snapshot: METRO Light Rail

Light rail tracks being built near valley ho
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Watch the evolution of the METRO Light Rail from start to finish. [slickr-flickr tag=”rail” items=”8″ type=”sets” sort=”date” direction=”ascending” id=”54615825@N02″]

The Lighthouses Of Arizona

Looking over rocks towards a replica lighthouse at sunrise

When people think of Arizona, they typically think of the majestic Grand Canyon, the endless stands of saguaros, and the stately lighthouses. Lighthouses? In Arizona? In fact, a total of 19 lighthouses grace the shoreline of Lake Havasu, with at least six more in the works in the middle of a landlocked desert. “We started… Read More →

Snapshot: Adventures in Canyoneering

Canyoneer begins 70 foot rappel

The day started early — up at 4 a.m. and in the canyon by 5:45 a.m. Eight canyoneers headed out for a day of adventure. They wound their way through miles of red swirling sandstone slot canyon, with multiple rappels