SPLCCan you spot the Sand Landers in this cover art?Arizona has made the cover of the Summer 2010 issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report magazine, but for all the wrong reasons, as you might expect.The issue is devoted to the resurgent "patriot" movement, a conspiratorial gra ... More >>
Helen Yung and Jan Wichayanuparp have pretty sweet lives. First, they were savvy enough to open the super stylish Sweet Republic (9160 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, 480-248-6979, www.sweetrepublic.com), where ingenious ice cream flavors like Salted Butter Caramel Swirl are the order of th ... More >>
Last year at this time, it seemed like Korean-style tangy frozen yogurt, in the vein of California's popular Pinkberry chain, was destined to overtake gelato as the frozen trendy dessert du jour.
But did it get too big for its britches? I just heard Ice Tango closed its north Scottsdale location (1 ... More >>
Costume designer Randall Christensen has dressed some very famous people throughout his career. Since 1985, he's tailored for stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, R&B singer Toni Braxton, actress Susan Lucci, and *NYSYNC member Lance Bass. He's been the sole costume designer for the popul ... More >>
By Michele Laudig
Here's a cute New York Times story I couldn't resist sharing, about a 12-year-old who aspires to be a restaurant critic. This got me thinking about what kinds of random things in our childhoods lead us to where we are as adults.
What were you doing at 12 that hinted at your futu ... More >>