Tis The Season…

The summer season is over and that can mean only one thing, it’s Football Season! Whether you’re a parent, player or an armchair quarterback like yours truly, there’s no denying the anticipation and excitement that comes when this time of year rolls around.

October 2015 Around Town

Ken Olson, president of Northern Trust Bank, Scottsdale and Roger Brooks, former chairman and chief operating officer of AmerUs, were unanimously appointed to serve on the Board of the organization, beginning with the 2015-2016 season.

Genesis Luxury Group’s Ribbon Cutting Event and Grand Opening

Ken Olson, president of Northern Trust Bank, Scottsdale and Roger Brooks, former chairman and chief operating officer of AmerUs, were unanimously appointed to serve on the Board of the organization, beginning with the 2015-2016 season.

Fox Restaurant Concepts’ Dinner at St. Vincent de Paul

The famed restaurant brand transformed the charity kitchen’s family dining room into their newest restaurant, giving 50 low-income families the chance to enjoy their signature dining experience, complete with a unique theme and menu.

First Down Philanthropy

Many of us know Larry Fitzgerald Jr. as the Arizona Cardinals' elite wide receiver; a player dedicated to his team who consistently gives his all during each game. Off the field, Fitzgerald gives his all to the community, putting that same energy, passion and dedication seen on game day into his thriving charity organization, The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund.

Autumn Ales

It’s official: autumn has arrived. The temperatures are finally dropping; football and Halloween plans are in full swing, and all around town a variety of breweries are launching their fall beers and other seasonal beverages.

Where the Sun Always Shines

Arizona’s sunny blue skies always seem to shine a little brighter on SunUp Brewery Company, located on Camelback just west of Seventh Street. There, you’ll find a variety of handcrafted beers and cask ales, as SunUp is not only a neighborhood favorite, but a respected name among beer connoisseurs. It’s a small, friendly place that brings in a great lunch…

Sweet Football Treats

It’s official: autumn has arrived. The temperatures are finally dropping; football and Halloween plans are in full swing, and all around town a variety of breweries are launching their fall beers and other seasonal beverages.

Mighty Waterways

The beauty of the Colorado River is undeniable. In fact, it was the river’s awe-inspiring wonder and the deep desire to protect it that inspired long-time rafting experts and friends Scott Seyler, John Vail and Mark Grisham to found Colorado River Discovery in 2006.

Behind-The-Scenes Brews

Growing up in San Francisco, John Alvarado fell in love with craft beer at an early age. However, after moving to Arizona and starting a family, for a number of years the closest he ever came to craft beer was what he could find on a grocery store shelf.

Phoenix American Youth Football

If the football industry decided to change its tactics by hiring players, cheerleaders, videographers and reporters who were children between the ages of 5 to 15, the National Football League might also end up with a new name: Phoenix American Youth Football (PHX AYF). I may be exaggerating a tad; however, PHX AYF is a great microcosm of the real…

Our Remarkable Brewing Community

Not long after taking a job with a brewery in Southern Colorado, we received a phone call from a sister brew pub in Illinois. Their community had recently suffered a tragedy with the death of a young firefighter who had lost his life in the line of duty. A group of his comrades and friends were organizing a 1,123-mile motorcycle…