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Valley cities’ downtowns turn into hot spots


In the past, there have been many reasons to avoid visiting a city’s downtown. There was never anything to do, parking was a nightmare and walking around the area was something to be done only when necessary. In recent years, the Valley’s downtowns have become the hottest places for folks to live, work and play… Read More →

Casino Del Sol, PY Steakhouse earn 4 stars

Casino Del Sol
February 28, 2016 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Casino Del Sol Resort as a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel, and PY Steakhouse, the resort’s fine dining restaurant, as a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant. Casino Del Sol Resort is Arizona’s only Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four Diamond casino resort. Not only does this resort have luxurious… Read More →

UA’s ‘Skip’ Garcia earns 2016 Trudeau Medal

Doctor prepared to examine the patient

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, was selected to receive the prestigious 2016 Trudeau Medal from the American Thoracic Society (ATS). An internationally noted physician-scientist, health administrator, scholar and educator, Garcia is also the Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine and an elected member of the National… Read More →

Disney legends will speak at Arizona Science Center

A “Jurassic Park” egg incubator simulator is topped with a roaring dinosaur at the Arizona Science Center in the POPnology exhibit in Phoenix. (Photo by Kaitlyn Thompson/Cronkite News)
February 26, 2016 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Arizona Science Center partnered with Stage Nine Exhibits, the producer of the new pop-culture and technology inspired exhibition, POPnology, to develop an event series that focuses on notable figures featured in the exhibition. POPnology opened at the Center on Feb 7. This exhibition makes the connections on how technology has been influenced by movies, books,… Read More →

The problems associated with cash transactions

Sustainable Banks, Green Banking

In one form or another, in one denomination or many, paper money has been used in the U.S. for over 300 years.  However, recently the U.S. government has begun more closely scrutinizing cash transactions in U.S. banks as part of a larger U.S. effort to curb money laundering related to drug trafficking and other crimes. … Read More →

New support to protect 1.7M acres at Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Adventures - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012
February 21, 2016 by in Experience AZ Magazine

Backers of a bill that would create a new national monument on 1.7 million acres of federal land around the Grand Canyon touted a new survey Thursday that they said shows broad support for the plan. The telephone survey of likely voters across the state found 80 percent of respondents said they somewhat supported or… Read More →

CTCA hosts second cancer treatments conference

Colorectal Cancer

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is hosting its second Annual New Treatments in Oncology (ANTO) conference at at its Western Regional Medical Center. The conference is focused on advances in cancer research, new treatments and patient care. As many as 200 participants are expected for the ANTO 2016, set for 8 a.m. to 4:30… Read More →

CEOs say education is Arizona’s No. 1 business challenge

Scottsdale Charros

In a first-of-its-kind survey of Arizona-based businesses about the state’s overall business climate, findings show that the number one business issue in the state is education, and that the number one priority for local and state governments should be increasing K-12 public funding. The concern around education as it applies to job readiness was underscored through… Read More →

AzLTA names David Drennon as new EVP

Top 5 Uniquely Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association and Valley Hotel and Resort Association are pleased to announce David Drennon as the new executive vice president. Drennon brings extensive industry knowledge from his most recent role as vice president, strategic initiatives at the Arizona Commerce Authority, where he worked to promote Arizona’s tourism and business assets, climate… Read More →

$3.5B manufacturer will move HQ to Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix

Carlisle Companies Inc., a $3.5 billion global diversified manufacturer, will relocate its Corporate Headquarters to Phoenix beginning in the second quarter of this year. Founded in 1917, Carlisle’s current Corporate Office is in Charlotte, North Carolina. Carlisle manufactures a broad range of products including commercial roofing, interconnected products, fluid handling technologies, brake and friction systems,… Read More →

Presidents Day sales at Arizona Mills

Presidents Day Sales
February 10, 2016 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Considered the first major sales day of the year, Presidents Day is February’s biggest shopping weekend bringing deep-discounts on winter apparel and the best savings on last minute Valentine’s Day gifts. Power shoppers know it’s also the perfect time to find deals on spring’s hottest new fashions. Arizona Mills and Phoenix Premium Outlets are hosting… Read More →

Census report shows record year for Arizona exports


Preliminary data released this morning by the U.S. Census Bureau notes that Arizona’s 2015 exports were $22.56 billion, representing Arizona’s largest export year in recorded history. Additionally, Arizona exports were 6.2 percent higher than 2014, making it the 4th fastest growing export economy in the U.S. “These impressive trade figures are further evidence that Arizona is… Read More →

Scottsdale expands efforts to support startups Buchachon Petthanya

The City of Scottsdale is expanding efforts in support of its small business and start-up community after being named one of the Top 10 locations to launch a startup.  Scottsdale economic development is working closely to assist local businesses and entrepreneurs grow and develop both locally and globally through a series of workshops, seminars and… Read More →

TGen: Dogs help advance new cancer treatments

Cancer research

A Science Translational Medicine review suggests integrating dogs with naturally occurring cancers into studies of new drug therapeutics could result in better treatments for our four-legged friends while helping inform therapeutic development for human cancers. The review, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Science, including faculty at the Translational Genomics Research Institute… Read More →

Another report, another F for Arizona schools

Enterprise Bank

Arizona got an F for its support of public education on a new report card from a national education advocacy group, but the nation as a whole didn’t do much better, with no state getting better than a C. “The grades were not very high, but then support for public education was not very high,”… Read More →