Chula Highlights Seafood & Sustainability

People are often surprised that fresh seafood can be found in the desert. Chula Seafood brings fresh seafood from San Diego to Arizona several times a week in its fleet of refrigerated vans. The seafood is delivered to Chula’s North Scottsdale warehouse for processing and cutting, and then delivered to Chula’s three retail locations and […]

Office Doors: A Day with Jonathan Robles

5 A.M. >> TAKING TIME TO FOCUS I’m an early riser and set aside time in the morning to pray and meditate to get myself focused for the day. Depending on the day and how early my meetings are, I also try to go to the gym for a cardio workout. I check emails before […]

Key to the Good Life: First Impressions

First impressions do matter. And with fall’s cooler weather, it’s a good bet you’ll be flinging your front door open more often. Fortunately, Traci Chandler, the owner of Oh, Sugar! Events + Paperie, shared some curb-boosting tips to put your best house forward. Fall Finesse A wreath is a timeless way to add style to […]

Desert Foundation Auxiliary Hosts its 57th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea

In April, the Desert Foundation Auxiliary hosted its 57th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea to celebrate the 20 debutantes who will be presented at the Desert Ball on Dec. 22, 2023, at The Phoenician Resort. The debutantes and their mothers were honored at the annual tea, which is a long-standing tradition where DFA members prepare tea sandwiches […]

EXCLUSIVE: 6 Best-Selling Authors Share What They’re Reading

The Authors Luncheon, one of the biggest literary events in the nation, raises funds for Arizona kidney programs while celebrating writers past and present. This year’s event will feature six renowned authors: Adriana Trigiani, Grace Lin, Sheila Johnson, Susan Casey, Bonnie Garmus and David Baldacci. We have the exclusive on what books they’re currently reading […]

Meet Your Maker: Jewel Ya

Our “Meet Your Maker” series spotlights the stories behind groundbreaking creators in our community. This installment features Julia Winter, the founder and designer of Jewel Ya. Celebrating 20 years as a local jeweler who wears her heart on her sleeve — necklaces, bracelets, rings and more — Julia Winter is revered in the Valley as […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Be Innovative

This month’s tip comes courtesy of the 2023 Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year, Barbara Marusiak, senior director of clinical research & regulatory science at ASU State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation “Life poses challenges, big and small. Innovation is the ability to come up with new and creative ideas. It is […]

Homeward Bound Names New CEO

Homeward Bound recently announced Sam Fowler as its new CEO. He comes to the organization after a highly successful tenure as VP of development at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley, boasting a diverse background encompassing leadership roles in various sectors. With a profound commitment to serving communities, Fowler’s professional journey includes leadership roles […]

Good Food Forum + Expo Offers Taste of Arizona

Get a taste of Arizona and connect with local food entrepreneurs, leaders and businesses at Local First Arizona’s Good Food Forum + Expo. Taking place on Aug. 29 at the Mesa Convention Center, the event is the combination of two Local First Arizona signature events — Arizona’s Food and Farm Forum and the Good Food Expo. […]

Phoenix Art Museum Curator of Asian Art to Retire

Phoenix Art Museum announced that Janet Baker, Ph.D., has been named Curator Emerita of Asian Art in honor of her distinguished service over more than two decades as the museum’s curator of Asian art. Baker, who is retiring on Aug. 31, joined the museum in 2000 and over her 23-year tenure guided the expansion of […]