Memories, Movers and A Man Cave

Luther Vandross had a song, "Dance with My Father." It always makes me think of my dad. Not because it was popular when I was younger, or that we have a memory of dancing to that song, but because of the lyrics within the song.

notMYkid’s Annual Fundraiser

“Come Fly with Me,” notMYkid’s annual fundraiser, featured a reception, live and silent auctions and Vinum 55 hosted champagne lounge. The program included a tribute video to honorees, award presentation, concert by Sal Valentinetti from America’s Got Talent, dancing, photo booth and Microsoft virtual reality flight simulator.

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center Annual Community Breakfast

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) hosted nearly 1,800 guests at the Arizona Biltmore and were joined by individuals with autism and their families, business, community and elected leaders. Revolution: Redefining the Status Quo was the theme of the breakfast co-chaired by longtime supporters Kathy and Mike Bosco.

June 2017 Around Town

The HonorHealth Charity Golf Classic at Grayhawk Golf Club was a great success. The tournament, held March 31, raised more than $125,000 to support the Military Partnership Program at HonorHealth which provides lifesaving training to military medical personnel and first responders. The 334 golfers who participated enjoyed a fun, shamble-format tournament on Grayhawk’s Raptor and Talon courses.

2017 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Give Him What He Really Wants This Year

Making a Gentleman

The switch has officially been flipped on the desert heat, and residents across the Valley are doing whatever they need to stay cool. For the fashion minded, however, a little bit of hot weather is no reason not to look your best. “The one trend I see this summer is that everyone is moving toward four-way stretch, both in pants…

Stop and Sip … and Have a Bite

If you haven’t been to Sip Coffee and Beer Garage on the corner of 36th Street and Indian School, you are in for an enjoyable experience. Formerly an auto oil and lube shop, Sip has been creatively transformed into a popular neighborhood hangout. The relaxing atmosphere has a great selection of specialty coffees, an inviting menu, locally crafted beers, handcrafted…

What My Great Dad Taught Me

Growing up, my dad frequently shared with my sister and me that he had essentially grown up without a dad, and therefore, didn’t have a role model to inform how he would father us. Yet, today, as the father of two young boys, I strive to be as great of a dad as my dad was to us. The truth…

Ultimate Man Cave

Imagine for a moment returning from a long trip. You haven’t worried about your luxury home because you live in a lock-and-leave community. While waiting on the tarmac, you fire up your hot tub with a touch of a button on your phone. On the way to your Ferrari, you decide it’s warmer out than expected. You grab your phone…

Movers, Shakers & Decision Makers

David Rippy’s passion for paint began in a most unlikely place: while he was working as an audit partner with a large, regional CPA firm. There, he closely interacted with many construction and real estate-related clients, including a Benjamin Moore Paint retail dealer. Rippy was immediately taken by the amount of science that went into making the high-quality paint, and…

Courage Changes Everything

Like all Porsche models, the Panamera is both dynamic and practical. In 2009, Porsche introduced the Panamera, and it quickly became the most usable sedan with the best handling on the market. For 2017, the Porsche Panamera sports sedan introduces two all-new models with familiar names: the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo. Along with two new engines, both vehicles feature…