Pet-Friendly Restaurants

 Article Kathleen Blair | Photography David Apeji  Chelsea’s Kitchen  A roadhouse on the canal, Chelsea’s Kitchen is a neighborhood favorite offering meals prepared with fresh ingredients. Smoked barbecue entrees have been recently added to the menu, so you’ll want to be sure to sample some of these new mouth-watering items on your next visit. Pets are welcome, with water service on the large,…

Love at FURst Sight

 Article Danielle Accovelli | Photography CJ Gershon  Pets are undeniably important members of our family. They teach us responsibility, care, compassion and the true depth of unconditional love. From that first good-morning lick to get you ready for the day to snuggling at your feet on the couch while the night winds down, for many people it’s hard to imagine…

One Good Deed a Day

 Article Kathleen Blair | Photography David Apeji  Twenty years ago, Kathy and Paul Donaldson and their friends began doing a good deed a day as a tribute to Kathy’s sister, Patty Neroni, who died of cancer at the age of 34. It was Patty’s dying wish, and that one good deed a day has turned into a multitude of great deeds…

Five Favorite Things

 Article Kathleen Blair | Photography Sean Egan  Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, which has been in the Valley for more than 30 years, is the recipient of the 2018 Paradise Valley Lifestyle Reader’s Choice for Best Orthodontist. Husband and wife team Dr. Tal Masserman, an orthodontist, and Dr. Danielle Masserman, a pediatric dentist, joined the practice six years ago. Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics provides pediatric…

Saving Grace

 Article Danielle Accovelli | Photography CJ Gershon  From the moment your eyes meet the large, loving ones of the dog staring back at you, it’s love at first sight—and the beginning of something very special. No one understands that unique bond between dog and owner more than Arizona Small Dog Rescue. That’s why the volunteers at this no-kill rescue shelter—considered…

The Phoenician Rising

 Article Danielle Accovelli | Photography Provided  Nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain, the grand and majestic Phoenician has continued to redefine the luxury resort experience since its opening in 1988. True to form, the resort has recently embarked on a redesign of its accommodations, amenities and grounds to be completed in 2019, transforming it into an elegant example of…

Celebrating Family

According to Dictionary.com, the definition of a family is as follows: a social unit consisting of one or more adults together with the children they care for. In this day and age, let’s not forget animals, too! This month in Paradise Valley Lifestyle we’re celebrating Kids + Pets, two things that warm my heart and … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Nonprofit Gabriel’s Angels to Celebrate Daphne’s Headcovers’ CEO  Gabriel’s Angels, the only organization in Arizona that delivers healing pet therapy to abused, neglected and at-risk children, is excited to announce its eighth annual Salud! 2018 Signature Wine Dinner event on Nov. 3 at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Jane Spicer, CEO and owner of Daphne’s Headcovers, … Continued

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation 8th Annual Arizona Awards Dinner

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation hosted the 8th Annual Arizona Awards Dinner at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge. The event raised more than $1 million to provide college scholarships to children of Marines and Navy Corpsman.

Childhelp’s 25 Men Who Think They Can Cook

The Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse celebrated 25 Men Who Think They Can Cook on Saturday, May 12, at Aunt Chilada’s Squaw Peak. The tasty extravaganza netted a record of more than $52,000 for Childhelp programs and services in Arizona. Attended by more than 200 people, the culinary fundraiser was emceed … Continued