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Sound Off

Sound Off

Times Readers aren't watering anything down in this month's Sound Off. Read all about it! Keep Reading »

Odd Jobs

Going to the Dogs

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When a job is so unique that only one person in the state has it, that’s something to brag about. But David Zehring, a fire [...] Keep Reading »

Events

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

For more than 50 years, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s masterful retelling of the Family Von Trapp singers has delighted audiences with its enduring true story.

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What's Cookin'

Pumpkin Cookies Two Ways

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Chocolate chip cookies may be America’s favorite treat for most of the year, but they’re going to have to move over this month—or at least share the stage—with the real star in November, the pumpkin cookie. Ultra moist, simple to make and so wonderful to give as gifts, the pumpkin cookie is the treat, at least in my [...] Keep Reading »

Odd Jobs

Going to the Dogs

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When a job is so unique that only one person in the state has it, that’s something to brag about. But David Zehring, a fire investigator with the Gilbert Fire Department, doesn’t take any credit for the work he does as the handler for Arizona’s only Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives-certified canine. He says that [...] Keep Reading »

Featured Story

Unconventional Thanksgivings

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Renowned chef Beau MacMillan pretty much embodies the spirit of Thanksgiving. The executive chef at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain hails from the land of all-things Thanksgiving, Plymouth, Massachusetts, which etches in stone his love of the holiday. So each year at the swanky resort, MacMillan provides out-of-town guests and those who do not want to [...] Keep Reading »

Featured Story

Reality Swipes

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In a commercial for the Danish TV talk show Søndag Live that went viral on YouTube this past spring, host Ane Cortzen demonstrates what life might be like if we could dismiss people with a simple left-swipe as we do on the popular dating app Tinder. One after another, Cortzen encounters people on her walk [...] Keep Reading »

Odd Jobs

Flyin’ High

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There’s no steering wheel, no brake, no seatbelt, and it’s standing room only. Flying more than 5,000 feet above the ground in a basket harnessed to a piece of material powered by flames, traveling up to 40 miles per hour, descending 1,000 feet per minute—there’s nothing like flying in a hot air balloon. Tommy Brown [...] Keep Reading »

What's Cookin'

Pan-Seared Pork Chop Casserole

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Casseroles are amazing. Their make-ahead versatility is a great helper in the kitchen. But casseroles also provide the opportunity to let ingredients meld, often creating more robust flavors as they cook. Then, there’s the pan-seared method of cooking, where ingredients cook quickly on the outside, searing in those wonderful juices. One of my all-time favorite [...] Keep Reading »

Featured Story

Who’s So Fancy?

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They could have just as easily been dishing dirt over dark chocolate soufflé at Petite Maison, unburdening together with magical Thoachta massages at Aji Spa or snapping champagne-sozzled selfies beneath the aerialists at CAKE. But for her first serious girls day out, Stacy Holmstedt chose to invite her girlfriends over to an afternoon TED Talk [...] Keep Reading »

Featured Story

Corn Maze CRAZE

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Fall, family and fun: It’s a winning combination for any family looking to spend quality time together. And for several families, business heats up as temperatures drop and people flock to local farms and ranches to get a taste of fresh produce, to celebrate the fall season or just to get away from it all [...] Keep Reading »