How to Foil the Bandits Stealing Liquid Gold

How to Foil the Bandits Stealing Liquid Gold

By Chris Prickett — Back in the old days of Arizona, the penalty for stealing another man’s water was a custom neck-sized tree swing. These days, Mark Zuckerberg supplies the rope and social media is the hangman. I’m not quite sure which I’d prefer, but the former is much quicker. Yes, people are stealing other people’s water. […]

By December 4, 2016 Read More →
What’s Under That Holiday Sweater?

What’s Under That Holiday Sweater?

Tips for enjoying holiday food and festivities and still maintaining your good health, from Scott Skinner, owner of SkinSport fitness centers in Anthem and the Biltmore. You can reach Skinner at 623-229-8975, online on Facebook. This article appeared in the December issue of Luminate, part of In&Out Magazine. Email this page

By December 2, 2016 Read More →
Real Estate Watch: Weekly Home Sales

Real Estate Watch: Weekly Home Sales

Home sales in 85085, 85086 and 85087, recorded during the prior 7-day period, as reported by the Maricopa County Recorder on Nov. 28. This page is updated weekly. In&Out GraphicData provided by D.L. Jones & Associates Email this page

By December 2, 2016 Read More →
Pancakes & Santa: Saturday at the Outlets

Pancakes & Santa: Saturday at the Outlets

What kid doesn’t love pancakes? Better yet, what kid wouldn’t love eating their flapjacks alongside Santa? Outlets at Anthem’s Breakfast with Santa offers pancakes, sausage and milk, live entertainment, children’s activities, and storytime with Santa. Sponsored by Charley’s Philly Steaks and Deer Valley Unified School District. Proceeds benefit Daisy Mountain Firefighter Charities.   Breakfast with […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
Holiday Concert With a Visit From Santa

Holiday Concert With a Visit From Santa

Get in the spirit of the season by attending the North Valley Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Nutcracker Suite #1 by Tchaikovsky, and three other works. The NVSO’s youth orchestra will open the concert with Glazounov’s “Russian Christmas Festival: Carolers.” Santa Claus will be available for photo ops before the concert and during intermission. NVSO Holiday […]

By November 30, 2016 Read More →
Tour Decked-out Holiday Homes

Tour Decked-out Holiday Homes

Spectacular front-yard decorations can make you wonder how the inside of some homes look during the season. Here’s your chance to take a look. The 11th annual Holiday Home Tour in Anthem guides participants around town to see the best decorations out front and behind closed doors. Last year, more than 500 people toured six […]

By November 29, 2016 Read More →
HonorHealth Reveals More Details on Proposed Medical Center

HonorHealth Reveals More Details on Proposed Medical Center

By Robert Roy Britt — HonorHealth aims to build a new medical facility in Anthem, offering a broad array of “care center” services. Services would range from MRIs and CT scans to sports medicine and possibly sleep therapy, as well as outpatient care for immediate, non-emergency situations.  The center would be the third such facility for HonorHealth, […]

By November 28, 2016 Read More →
Holiday Help for Cash-strapped Parents

Holiday Help for Cash-strapped Parents

A unique holiday toy drive will result in a temporary toy store for area families in need. Organized by the Daisy Mountain Veterans, the effort aims to make sure no child among us goes without a Christmas gift, and that donations stay local. “No parent should have to look at the sad face of their […]

By November 27, 2016 Read More →
Homemade Oven-Baked Jerky Recipe

Homemade Oven-Baked Jerky Recipe

You might think the key to making homemade beef jerky involves a food dehydrator, but with a little time and patience, this meaty snack can be made at home with spices you likely already have on hand—minus the nitrates and preservatives found in the store-bought stuff. The trick to successful jerky is to remove enough […]

By November 27, 2016 Read More →
The Other Upside to Holiday Giving

The Other Upside to Holiday Giving

Donations to worthy causes have their own rewards, but there are added rewards on your tax returns, including some in Arizona that you may not know about. Kerry Freeman, owner of Freeman Income Tax, explains. You can reach Kerry at 623-518-2157 , online on facebook. This will appear in the December issue of Luminate. Email this […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Love for the Little Guys

Love for the Little Guys

By Chris Prickett — Dashing through the (lack of) snow, in a hybrid SUV, better deals in town, than Scottsdale or PV! The season of splurge is upon us, and I’m going to make a simple request: Don’t leave the compound! By “compound,” I mean everything within spitting distance of where you live and/or where your […]

By November 23, 2016 Read More →
Holiday Survival: Sleep More, Stress Less, Eat Better

Holiday Survival: Sleep More, Stress Less, Eat Better

By Robert Roy Britt — Stress during the holidays can lead to a vicious cycle that includes sleeplessness and overeating, setting you up for a laundry list of New Year’s resolutions. Not surprisingly, surveys performed by the American Psychological Association found that stress will keep you up at night. In turn, lack of sleep fuels stress. Adults […]

By November 22, 2016 Read More →
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