Celebrating Men!

The month of June is always synonymous with the beginning of summer. The days grow longer, temperatures begin to rise (for those of us in Arizona that means 100-degree days), the kids are home from school and a general sense of freedom and carefree fun seems to float through the air; making it an ideal time of year to take…

17th Annual PANDA “Children Helping 
Children” Fashion Show

This most elegant and heartfelt afternoon featured a lively fashion show with 50 children models, a live and silent auction and a raffle, raising $1.33 million to help children with devastating childhood diseases. Photography by Heather Buttelmann

Childhelp Wings Annual Fashion Show Luncheon

With the theme “Life Should Be a Dream,” the show featured 90 models, and notable celebrity supporters like Seinfeld's John O’Hurley, ABC 15’s Nick Ciletti and Disney’s Kevin Quinn. Photography by Philip Gudenschwager & Haute Photography

Joe Foss Institute’s Annual Stars in Service Gala

Recognizing Medal of Honor recipients, and raising over $1 million, the patriotic event opened with an honor march, followed by an inspiring speech from keynote speaker General John R. Allen. Photography by Philip Gudenschwager and Jamie Hobbs

Moxy Tempe Grand Opening Party

The hotel brand celebrated its first U.S. location with an Italian-inspired evening, featuring light bites from La Bocca, signature cocktails and a one-of-a-kind fashion showcase presented by Phoenix Fashion Week. Photography by Ben Arnold

Around Town

Celebrate summer at The Phoenician with one-of-a-kind offerings like the new Aquamermaid School, where you will learn how to swim like a mermaid, wearing a specially-designed, colorful tail. A fusion of synchronized swimming and monofin swimming, these one-hour sessions held at the Oasis Pool Complex are a fairytale come true for children, as they master various moves and techniques; and…

Collector’s Edition

Mel Martin has always loved cars. He started working at a service station when he was 13 and hasn’t stopped since then. During his lifetime, Martin has owned a body shop, a towing company and has started an auto auction. When his private collection grew to 22 cars, he decided to open a museum in the late 2000s to share…

Bradley Yonover, Stage Dad Extraordinaire

Bradley Yonover is the ultimate stage dad. He drives his girls to and from rehearsals, helps behind the scenes whenever he can, and supports his daughters during their performances at Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre. For more than four years, his daughters Jaden, 15, and Mimi, 12, have performed in four to six shows a year. They have multiple performances and…

Traditional Charm

When Angie Cole met Garrett Rader while attending college at Arizona State University, they seemed to be a perfect match, both sharing a family-oriented background and deep love for animals and the outdoors. Shortly after graduating, Angie and Garrett were married and took ownership of Randy’s Restaurant, a well-loved Scottsdale eatery founded by Angie’s parents. When it finally came time…

Fitness for Men

Well, here we are, six months into the year. How’s that fitness plan you started in January holding up? Juggling work and family can monopolize a lot of time, leaving even those with the best intentions without any results. But, there’s hope. Making a determined effort to change a few things each day can add up to noticeable changes.

Brunch It Up!

Located in the Town & Country shopping center, Snooze was originally started by brothers Adam and Joe Schiegel in Denver, Colorado. A stylish diner with an extensive, upscale menu that is sure to please the entire family. Their mantra, “It only takes a moment to make a difference,” is evident in the extra effort they take to make your visit…

Easy Meals for Men

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but the reverse holds equally true. Every gal loves the thought of her man impressing her with a home-cooked meal! A Mexican theme is always festive and fun, with a dash of spice and a splash of tequila. Plus, these cooling Skinny Melon Margaritas are a third of…

Outgrowing Daddy

Ever since my son began to speak, the majority of his sentences have been punctuated by the same word. “I had a great day at school today, Daddy!” “Can we have tacos for dinner tonight, Daddy?”