Features

Giving Hope: World’s smallest heart pump makes a huge impact

By Kaila Mellos Sean Cannoles woke up on March 11, 2021, and followed his usual routine. The Sun City West resident worked out and started to...

Consigning Women: Cathy Parker and her staff thrive on style

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Consigning Women owner Cathy Parker has a way about her. Her warmth and the tidy Sun City shop make every guest feel...

Whimsical and Eclectic: Artist Susan Paige sponsors exhibit for sculpture students

By Morgan Owen This November, Susan Paige and her husband, Barry Rosenblatt, will sponsor an exhibit in the OneOhOne Gallery for the sculpture students at...

Wreaths Across America: Volunteers honoring veterans this December

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Paradise Valley Daughters of the American Revolution members Kitty Woodward and veteran Janis Remy are avid supporters of the military.  This fall and...

They’re Back!: Lovin’ Life Expos offer a wealth of info

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Lovin’ Life After 50 Expo is returning to the Mesa Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 2,...

The Bug for Writing: Veteran pens his first book, ‘Max the Potato Beetle’

By Summer Aguirre Becoming an author has been a longtime dream of Biltmore resident Charles Golding, and he has finally made it a reality. A former...

Fall Arts Preview: Valley groups plan a plethora of performances

By Eryka Forquer This fall’s art season is decorated with a medley of shows that feature artwork and sounds from Norway, Cuba, Mexico, China and...

Resurrecting A Lost Art: Jazz and blues club lands in Northeast Mesa

By Mark Moran Northeast Mesa is not the sort of place one would expect to find a traditional acoustic jazz and blues club. Leave it to...

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...

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...