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New boutique brings boho-chic to Scottsdale

5 two 3 opened its doors in November to its first-ever retail store in the heart of bustling Old Town Scottsdale, Ariz. Located at the southwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and Fifth Avenue.  The boho inspired boutique offers handmade, free-spirited women’s clothing and yoga headbands in a myriad of vibrant prints and comfortable fabrics. “We’re… Read More →

LGI Homes Arizona buys 151 lots in Buckeye

Sundance Lots_LGI Homes, Cassidy Turley, WEB

Cassidy Turley announced the sale of 40 finished and 111 platted lots in the master-planned subdivision of Sundance, located in Buckeye, AZ. LGI Homes Arizona, LLC (NASDAQ: LGIH) purchased the lots for $3.9 million. The seller was Kaufman Capital Sundance, LLC. Cassidy Turley Vice Presidents Brian Rosella and Will French negotiated the transaction on behalf… Read More →

Survival Tips for Black Friday Shopping

winter wardrobe
by in Fashion | Lifestyle

It’s natural to want to get our holiday shopping done early. Black Friday, traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, begins America’s holiday season shopping frenzy. It is safe to say Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the years. That being said, Black Friday is also the craziest shopping day of the year.… Read More →

Kendra Scott Unveils New Jewelry Collection

New piece from Modern Treasure collection

Pack your bags for an exotic adventure with Kendra Scott as she unveils her Fall 2013 Collection, Modern Treasures. The collection is complete with gems inspired by the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.   Depart from traditional jewelry collections and experience wanderlust, with a wealth of crown jewels Helen of Troy would proudly display. Paying… Read More →

Josh Welp Joins Kitchell as Safety Director

Josh Welp
by in Business News | Newsmakers

Josh Welp has been appointed Kitchell’s new Safety Director. Welp has more than 15 years of safety engineering experience, including six years as Safety Manager and then Site Safety and Health Officer at Sundt Construction. Recent projects include safety oversight of a new $21M hangar and aircraft wash facility for B-52 aircraft at Barksdale AFB… Read More →

Reader’s Digest cites Scottsdale’s ‘sharpness’


Whether you get bogged down by brain fog or remain as smart as a whip until your ninth decade has a lot to do with the healthiness of your community. That’s because “sharpness” — present-day smarts as well as maintaining a healthy mind at low risk for dementia — depends on education level, eating and… Read More →

Making the Retail Experience, Well, An Experience

Scottsdale Quarter Phtography

Shoppers can buy just about anything they’d like or need on the Web. What they can’t do online, however, is make a craft, have their hair done by a blow-dryer-wielding stylist or munch on gourmet snacks delivered to their reserved seats as they’re watching a movie. Call it the retail experience. It’s non-Web entertainment options such… Read More →

Biltmore makes room for small, local retailers

by in Business News | Small Biz

When shoppers think of Biltmore Fashion Park, they most likely think of luxury department stores, such as the state’s only Saks Fifth Avenue, or high-end national chains, such as Williams Sonoma. But the center’s owner has launched an effort to put more focus on small, local retailers and offer customers a unique boutique experience. Owner… Read More →

CityScape At The Center Of It All

CityScape Plaza - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

CityScape revitalizing downtown Phoenix with its myriad dining, shopping and entertainment choices. The arrival of CityScape has done more than change the business and entertainment landscape of Downtown Phoenix. “CityScape has been a boon for booking meetings and conventions because of the dining, shopping and entertainment options it provides right at the doorstep of the… Read More →

Websites That Keep Track Of Some Of Your Information Aren’t All Bad

Online browsing
by in Columnist Spotlight | Tech

This weekend my wife and I went shopping for lighting — fixtures and lamps for some redecorating we’re doing. There’s a particular style we like and we found some things in different stores in town, but not a huge selection in that style. So, of course, the next thing I did was go online to… Read More →

Glendale Glitters and Glow Block Party

Photo Credit: Sweet Evie
by in Around Arizona | Events

During the holiday season, one area of Arizona outshines all others. The small, historic town of Glendale is lit up by more than one million Christmas lights that are strung throughout the trees and shine brightly on the small, antique homes and shops that compose the 12-blocks from Old Towne and Catlin Court Districts. However,… Read More →

John F. Long Didn’t Just Build Houses In The West Valley, He Also Built A Community


About the only person who would disagree about calling the late John F. Long the father of the West Valley would be John F. Long. For more than 60 years, the man described by friends and colleagues as quiet and unassuming, held the vision that transformed the West Valley from fields to thousands of homes… Read More →

Attention Cyber Shoppers: Do Your Homework Before Entering The E-commerce Arena


Here’s advice for any business giving serious consideration to selling goods and services online: Before diving into electronic commerce, make sure to get your feet wet in such critical areas as marketing, networking, branding, fulfillment and customer service. Novices can hone these skills by selling on eBay or placing products on Amazon Marketplace. But even… Read More →