Best Face Forward

It was Oct. 2, 2019, and Camerone Parker McCulloch—international supermodel, philanthropist, and a woman changing the face of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)—was getting a haircut.

The Lexus GX460

When it comes to the Lexus 2019 GX460 LUXURY, what comes to mind is practical luxury. This is a great family vehicle with ample passenger and cargo room (max cargo volume comes in at 64.7 cubic feet). As a family of six we are always looking for practicality partnered with luxury and comfort, and this checked all the boxes.

Home Sweet Home

Situated in the heart of Paradise Valley at 60th Street and Lincoln Drive, Paradise Living Centers recently opened its fourth location. The local luxury assisted care home provider owns four luxury assisted living and respite care homes—two of which are in Paradise Valley—and selected the scenic location for its latest 5,500-square-foot home for a variety of reasons that benefit both…

Mediterranean Grains Bowl

Healthy dishes abound at KOVO Modern Mediterranean. The restaurant features the flavors and bright spices of the Mediterranean, and its menu was shaped by owner Yianni Ioannou's time operating Greek restaurants, his travels throughout the Mediterranean, as well as his Cypriot heritage.

20/20 in 2020

They say hindsight is 20/20… it is always easier to understand something after it has already happened. Let’s take advantage of the year 2020 to see clearly the things we can do better! With the turn of a new year, we can focus on enriching our lives, surrounding ourselves with positivity, thinking healthy thoughts and … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Get Ready for Concours in the Hills On Feb,. 8, the 7th Annual Scuderia Southwest Concours in the Hills will be held in Fountain Hills. Located at the famous Fountain Park, with its gently rolling slopes and green grass around the lake and fountain, the event is open to the public and will be held … Continued

60th Annual Phoenix Heart Ball

The 60th Annual Phoenix Heart Ball was held at The Phoenician and raised money for the American Heart Association. Kristine Thompson chaired the event with a theme of “60 Hearts” and “Know Your Numbers." The money raised helps support heart disease and stroke research.

VMLC 17th Annual Heroes Patriotic Luncheon

On Nov. 8, 2019, the Veterans Medical Leadership Council (VMLC) hosted its largest luncheon to date, with nearly 600 attendees at the Arizona Biltmore. The celebration was presented by GlobalMed, and chaired by VMLC Committee Chair George Bliss. The keynote speech was delivered by Corporal Peter MacDonald, a Navajo Code Talker who served in the United States … Continued

Joan Dominiqué VIP Fall Soireé

Luxury shoe magnate Joan Dominiqué held a VIP Fall Soireé at a Paradise Valley estate in November 2019, hosted with Tammy Fellows of Lifestyle publications. It commemorated the brand’s milestones, including presenting at Paris Fashion Week, being worn by celebrities such as Christopher Rich, expanding into women’s footwear, and opening its first Maison located in Midtown Phoenix. Rare … Continued

Almost There Foster Care’s 3rd Annual Imagine: A Black and White Affair

Four hundred guests attended this event, which was held at Wrigley Mansion on Nov. 2, 2019, and $103,000 was raised for Almost There Foster Care (ATFC) and Community Canine Project (CCP) to directly help the homeless dogs of Arizona. It was chaired by Geri Hormel, Annie Barlow and Kim French. Photography Monica Wayne Photography and Bridgette … Continued

Evening of Trends – Desert Serenade

This event was held at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Chaired by Susie Muzzy and Vicki Vaughn, it honored this year's Fabulous Phoenician, Betty McRae, and Trends Magazine Trendsetters Ivy Ciolli, Amanda Garmany, Abby Leadon, Tess Loo, Carrie Martz, Tiffany Quayle, Joan Raskin, Chrissy Sayare, Aimee Smith and Dee Dee Vecchione. More than … Continued

Victoria The T. Rex World Premiere Party

Victoria, the largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton touring the world, made her global debut at Arizona Science Center in November 2019. Now open to the public, the exhibition transports guests to a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth, bringing to life one of the most important discoveries in the history of paleontology. For more information on the exhibit, … Continued

2nd Annual Noche para los Niños

On Nov. 7, 2019, over 330 guests attended this event, and raised more than $124,000 to fund intensive photography mentoring programs for at-risk children in Maricopa County. The evening at Arizona Heritage Center included live music and experiential acts including mentalist Brett Barry, speed painter Randall Hedden, contortionists, aerialists, jugglers, stilt walkers, and fire dancers. 

Dinner With Hamilton—The Man and The Musical

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute honored Founding Father Alexander Hamilton at its Annual History Dinner on Nov. 9, 2019 at The Phoenician. Dinner With Hamilton–The Man and The Musical featured acclaimed author and historian Ron Chernow. The sold-out evening was attended by 800 guests in support of the O’Connor Institute’s educational programs.    

Top of the World

When you need to escape and feel on top of the world, a relaxing getaway to the top of  a pristine mountain surrounded by every creature comfort does the trick.

Skin Magic

Jessica May loves helping people improve and maintain their skin. After working in the medical field after graduating from Arizona State University, she says she “fell in love with helping people.”

Fitness & Fun

It was 1980 and Carol Nalevanko had moved to Arizona after graduating from the University of South Dakota. Looking for a job, answered an ad in the paper for an activities director.