Carol BlonderSuzanne Garcia
Today we present Suzanne Garcia, president and chief cookie controller at Chocolate Star Bakery. Many people find Chocolate Star after receiving a tin of their cookies or while surfing the internet for a great cookie gift. Don't let the small store front location fool ... More >>
I doubt the AZ BBQ Festival will be a one-off event. Those guys over at the EaterAZ blog, Rick Phillips and Dave Tyda, have done a bang-up job with organizing and promoting their brand-new culinary festival, which takes place this weekend at the Scottsdale Waterfront. I drove ... More >>
Even when businesses were dropping like flies earlier this year, it still came as a surprised when popular north Phoenix pastry shop Wicked Bakery closed its doors.But chef-owner Slade Grove is back on the scene, now operating out of Luci's Healthy Marketplace, which made its own comeback in Octo ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer, who took office after Janet Napolitano resigned in January, indicated she may run for a full-term as governor in 2010. In a recent interview with The Arizona Republic, Brewer says she's "leaning toward" running. Other Republicans who've expressed interest in running for gover ... More >>
Courtesy of Scottsdale Public Art.Rendering of the future Soleri Bridge and Plaza in Downtown Scottsdale.I get the feeling I've been pushing some early morning events on you lately and I apologize for that, I really do. But it's summer and unless you want to go outside in devil weather, you have the ... More >>
Sarah FenskeThe $97 million CityNorth tax giveaway supposedly paid for this parking garage.This just in: The Arizona Supreme Court will revisit the appellate decision that struck down the city of Phoenix's $97 million subsidy of the CityNorth development.Today's decision to grant review is a victory ... More >>
The Arizona Court of Appeals today struck down Phoenix's giveaway of $97 million in sales tax that was promised to a developer in exchange for building the Kierland-Commons-like CityNorth center.
A few months ago, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of Phoenix's be-kind-to-de ... More >>
With his new residence built atop his antique shop, John Mollard thought he was set for life. He couldn't have imagined that the same city that encouraged him to build his home was laying plans to declare his neighborhood a blight, seize his property and
Want a $500 Donna Karen handbag for 60 bucks? A $650 Gucci watch for $4.97? Put on your body armor and head for Last Chance, the nation's only Nordstrom clearance store, where aggression, obsession and shopping addiction are on daily display.