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The Force is strong at Desert Ridge Marketplace

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

In a mall not far from here, shoppers are surrounded by stores with Star Wars-themed T-shirts, socks, Legos, comforters, pillows, cookie cutters, shoes, backpacks, action figures…even toasters! These are just a few examples of the items that Star Wars fans can find at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Stores at the popular shopping center that currently carry Star Wars-themed items include: Barnes &… Read More →

Local bookstores thrive as they reinvent genre

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In order to endure the financial hardships of our time, a local business owner fused a business savvy mentality with creative problem solving to survive during the collapse of an industry. Cindy Dach, 48, owner and general manager at Changing Hands Bookstore, says that it is the ability for a local business to be nimble… Read More →

Arhaus to open at Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons

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Arhaus is breaking into the home furnishings scene in Scottsdale and Phoenix with store locations at Biltmore Fashion Park, 2400 East Camelack Rd., and Kierland Commons, 7030 East Greenway Parkway. Kierland Commons will open first, on Friday, September 18, followed by Biltmore Fashion Park, Friday, October 30. Spaces at both centers are being prepped now… Read More →

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Announces Tender Offer

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by in Business News

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc., (NYSE: COLE), formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc., announced today that it has commenced a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to purchase for cash up to $250 million in value of its shares of common stock on the terms and subject to the conditions described in its… Read More →

Food, Entertainment & Shopping: Tempe Marketplace

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by in Play

I headed up to Tempe Marketplace to check out the shops and restaurants that keep college students returning throughout the school year. Being a student from Arizona State University, many of the people within the city of Tempe and college students gather here to pass the time. Whether you want to go to the movies,… Read More →

Companies Devote Time To Black History Month

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by in Blogs | Contests | Education | Events

As we kick off Black History Month, Arizona companies devote time for sharing, caring and supporting ethnic communities. Employers understand the importance of spreading the love and have done so with educational scholarships, funding for schools and free entertainment. USAA United Services Automobile Association (USAA), an investment and insurance company, offers specific educational opportunities during… Read More →