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Julie Kent, an ASU alumna with a supply chain management background, said she never imagined herself entering the fashion world after college. Now, however, she’s become a local fashionista and the owner of a boutique in downtown Tempe.
Tempe’s annual holiday kickoff has served as a consistent source of entertainment and joy for families for two decades without necessarily offering the same experience one year after another.
The owners of Lisa’s Rum Cake unintentionally proved the adage about using food to find a way to a person’s heart, which in this case could increase their profits.
There’s a new spot to grab a sweet breakfast or cool afternoon drink in northeast Mesa. Dutch Donut Factory, which opened at the end of May on Power Road across from Fremont Junior High School, offers about 30 styles of doughnuts daily, plus smoothies and nondairy slushes, hot and iced coffees, and — perhaps most buzzworthy — boba teas.
State Sen. Bob Worsley addressed issues related to education, economics and Medicaid during a forum hosted by the East Valley Tribune on July 16.
My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store has officially opened at the Fulton Promenade Shopping Center in Chandler.
Is your closet overflowing? Do you have items too nice to toss, but do not know what to do with them? Why not give with a purpose...
Now that school is out for the summer it is time to consider ways to encourage kids to be active. We know that school activities such as recess, physical education, classroom exercise breaks, and before- and after-school physical activities all contribute significantly to meeting national guidelines for physical activity (60 minutes per day recommended). Research also indicates that many kids are sedentary during the summer months, getting less moderate to vigorous activity than during the school year. So when school is out it is important for kids to find other opportunities for exercise.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Join Dorothy and Toto, from the upcoming 3D animated feature “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,” as they bring the magical land of Oz to Tempe Marketplace.
When the Mesa Family YMCA opened its thrift store last fall, manager Georgie Campanozzi’s first customer was a homeless man who needed shoes and a shirt. He found both, which he proceeded to put on immediately and tuck his old shoes into a backpack that he’d gotten earlier from the Salvation Army in Mesa.
A couple of thieves broke into a tattoo shop in Chandler and stole more than equipment.
If you’ve ever tried to recreate the near-perfect look of Martha Stewart’s Christmas decorations, you know how frustrating it can be. Thanks to the Christmas Idea House in Gilbert, you don’t have to re-create anything. It’s already all there.
Is it me or does it seem this time of year things seem less stressful, more fun, and energizing?
Thanksgiving hadn’t even come! But still, nearly a week ago, I could already say that I had lost my membership in the Holiday Kindness to Others Club.
“The unfortunate thing about the Tea Party is not their constant attacks on the anything that the President may propose; it is their desire to bring down the federal government. This is a betrayal of not only the voters who elected them but the whole country. It is also a betrayal of their oath to defend the Constitution. These people don’t about how much suffering they may cause; the important thing is they accomplish their goal.”
At this time of year it’s quite natural for people to start thinking about the spiritual.
An old bike can mean a fresh start at WE-CYCLE-USA, a local nonprofit bike shop that fixes up bicycles for adults and kids in need.
An East Valley group is holding a book drive to donate to area children and pre-teens leading up to the Oct. 26 Make a Difference Day.
Calling all fashionistas! As fashion week comes to an end in New York, the city of Phoenix is gearing up for its ninth annual fashion week. Whether high fashion or basic brands attract your eye, Phoenix Fashion Week is a consumer and community friendly event that isn’t scary for the girl next door.
Mesa food bank looking for donations to get them through the summer