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The summer days I grew up with are very different than the summer days in Arizona. It was the time to be outdoors—riding bikes, going to the beach, water skiing and enjoying the longer days. Our daily activities weren’t hindered by the blazing hot temperatures, but I’m learning how to handle an Arizona summer by embracing, and tweaking, the adventures…

Vino Con Stelle

Richard J Stephenson, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Gateway for Cancer Research founder and chairman, and Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson, CTCA chair, Functional Medicine and Gateway board of directors, hosted “Vino con Stelle” at The Silverleaf Club. The exclusive evening under the stars was inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s "Starry Night." For information on Gateway, visit GatewayCR.org.

VALLEYLIFE Bernice Kussell Society’s Annual Cinco de Mayo Party

At their exquisite Paradise Valley home, Drs. Cie and Aaron Scott hosted the VALLEYLIFE Bernice Kussell Society’s annual Cinco de Mayo party. Society members and guests gathered for an evening of fun, food and entertainment in support of VALLEYLIFE’s mission to enhance the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Hash Kitchen Hosts Lifestyle Publication’s 
Connecting with Community 

North Scottsdale Lifestyle and Paradise Valley Lifestyle shared an evening of connecting with fellow partners and guests at the creative breakfast and bar, Hash Kitchen. Taste buds were treated to menu items like caprese skewers, carnitas hash and the BYOBM bar as attendees enjoyed the upbeat atmosphere.

July 2017 Around Town

Make this a summer to remember with a getaway, or staycation, to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Experience sunrise hikes to adjacent Pinnacle Peak Park, dining alfresco under a blanket of stars and poolside pampering at the sparkling, two-tiered pool complex.

Anya Bowman

From luxury resorts to chiropractic centers and everywhere in between, Anya Fletcher spent the first 15 years of her professional life providing massage services all over the Valley. Regardless of where she was headquartered, however, she had always maintained her own private practice, which was the only time she felt she could provide her clients the level of service they…

Summer in Sierra Vista

Looking for a great day trip or active long weekend away without even having to leave the state? Located just three hours southeast, Sierra Vista has something for everyone from history buffs to outdoorsmen to even food and wine enthusiasts. The region is also a global leader in military intelligence as well as a bustling hub for cybersecurity research, workforce…

Swing Into Summer!

Discover your wild side this summer at the Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, PhoenixZoo.org, with special activities like Winter in July, where families can chill out with tons of snow, enjoy cold weather activities and taste dozens of icy treats. Or, behold the beauty of night and all of the fascinating plants and creatures to be found at Desert…

We All Scream for Ice Cream

The weather has hit triple digits, and, besides moving from one air-conditioned location to the next, there’s no better way to cool down during the hot summer months than the classic frozen treat: ice cream. Luckily for locals, the Valley is full of some delightful eateries that specialize in all things chilled and delicious.

Staycations: Survive The Summer In Style With The Perfect Oasis

It’s easy to appreciate desert life in January when temperatures are in the 70s and outdoor activities include hiking instead of shoveling snow. However, during the summer months when the heat is relentless and storm clouds evaporate before breaking the city limits, I recommend swimming in a pool you didn’t clean, sipping on a cocktail you didn’t mix and sleeping…

Refreshing Poolside Recipes


1. Process cantaloupe chunks, ice cream, honey and orange juice concentrate in a food processor until smooth, in batches if necessary; transfer to a large pitcher or serving bowl. Cover mixture, and chill for at least 1 hour. 
2. Just before serving, gently stir in the ginger ale. Garnish individual servings with fresh mint leaves.

Pinnacle Aviation Helps Maximize the Value of Clients’ Jet Experience

Pinnacle Aviation is a full-service aircraft sales, acquisition, charter and management company based at Scottsdale Airport. For nearly 30 years, Pinnacle Aviation has assisted many jet buyers and sellers to maximize the value of their jet experience. After purchasing an aircraft, it is not unusual for a client to request some refurbishment work on the interior and/or the exterior of…