Ask Marisa: Missy Shy needs to get her mojo back

By Marisa Peer Q Dear Marisa: After five years being single, I am in such a good place and recently decided to start dating again as while I am perfectly happy on my own, I would love someone to share my time with. At first I was worried it would be a bit of a […]


The Inside Scoop: Longmont, Colorado, launches Text-a-Local program

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Nestled 10 miles from the base of the Rocky Mountains, Longmont has long been considered one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets.  Guests who make the trek to the city 30 miles north of Denver are learning the ropes — thanks to its residents.  Visit Longmont unveiled the Text-a-Local initiative to connect travelers to […]


The Healthy Geezer: Don’t delay aneurysm treatment

By Fred Cicetti Q: Aneurysms are pretty scary things. Do they have any symptoms? A: Aneurysms are artery bulges. And, yes, they are scary because, if they burst, they are lethal. Many victims of a ruptured aneurysm die before they get to a hospital. The type and location of the aneurysm will determine the symptoms.  […]


Positive Vibes: Relationship coach draws inspiration from her past

By Summer Aguirre Melanie Verstraete lives a life of positivity and fulfillment despite challenges life has thrown at her. She says she is called to help others do the same. The Phoenix resident and single mother entered her newest chapter as a mindset and relationship coach, which she says she believes is her life’s purpose. […]


Gadget Gossip: Check out these items

By Annika Tomlin Setex Eyewear ranges from the medical side to the functional and even the fashionable. Regardless of the reason, it is one of the most popular and fundamental accessories in certain people’s daily lives. Keeping them in place with comfortable eyeglass nose pads by Setex makes being on the move much easier. Between […]


Beverages and Books: Library club combines reading and happy hour

By Laura Latzko These days, book clubs are increasingly taking place outside of traditional coffee shops and libraries, in spots such as restaurants, bars and homes. As part of its programming, the Desert Foothills Library in Cave Creek offers a happy hour book club called Get Lit Book Club.  The gatherings take place the second […]


Hotel Indigo: LA’s Downtown hotel captures city’s past

By Scianna Garcia Home to the most renowned tourist attractions and the biggest major-league sports teams is Downtown Los Angeles.  DTLA, as it’s known by locals, is comprised of many diverse neighborhoods, each with its own personality and community, featuring a number of local businesses and attractions. From its historic theaters on Broadway to the […]


Michael Bublé in 3 Acts: The crooner is ready to take fans ‘Higher’ at Footprint Center

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Michael Bublé has a knack for making cavernous venues feel intimate.  That’s exactly what he plans when he brings his Higher Tour 2022 to Footprint Center on Tuesday, September 20. And that intimacy is especially poignant now as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. “I, along with everyone else in the […]


‘It’s Just Magic’ Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace focuses on guest experience

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Nobu brand is known primarily for its iconic seafood restaurants, but, within the past 10 years, it has brought its penchant for hospitality to hotels. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace, a boutique space within the Las Vegas resort, debuted in 1993. Last January, it unveiled 182 redesigned guest rooms and suites after […]


Duran Duran: From small club to royal stage, D2 to join Rock Hall elite

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Duran Duran has had plenty of “pinch-me” moments in the last 44 years. But drummer Roger Taylor said performing at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June was near the top.  “It was a huge event for us,” Taylor said. “To be chosen for an event that is put on by the royal […]


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