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The walkabout area of Historic Downtown Glendale offers two distinct neighborhoods, Catlin Court and Old Towne. In Catlin Court, an area known for its white picket fences and shade trees, homes from the 1800s and early and mid-1900s have been converted into shops. The Old Towne area is also …

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Monster Energy truck driver Todd LeDuc is probably the world’s coolest dad. The Peoria resident is a hit at his son’s career days at school.

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As a teacher at Kyrene de los Lagos Dual Language Academy in Ahwatukee, Diane Mylod shares the motto: “The power of two languages. The power of two worlds.”

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Benevilla’s education event series continues at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, with a free, online workshop titled “Home is Where the Heart Is and Where to Turn When Home is No Longer an Option.”  

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Ballet Arizona launched its 2021-22 virtual book club with the mission of building community and appreciation for the incredible art form of dance. The club meets once per quarter via Zoom, and it started earlier this year. 

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Jurassic Quest is more than a drive-thru entertainment event. It’s educational. 

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Glendale-based and family-owned Throne Brewing Company has taken over Pizza People Pub in Downtown Phoenix, making it its third store since its March 2018 founding. 

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WESTMARC is seeking nominations for the 29th annual Best of the West Awards Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 21. 

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After a year of uncertainty, Arizona’s most elegant senior women are refusing to let the pandemic’s aftermath slow them down.  

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Stepping past the velvet curtain and into Westside Blues and Jazz is like stepping back in time to visit an authentic toe-tapping, head-nodding, speakeasy-style nightclub from the Roaring ’20s. 

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Alexander Goehring of Glendale is on the Bemidji State University’s president’s list in Bemidji, Minnesota. To be eligible for the president’s honor roll, BSU students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a perfect 4.0 GPA during the semester.

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Issues related to sleep are nothing new. A study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than a third of adults don’t regularly get enough sleep. Lack of shut-eye was already a problem before the pandemic, but when COVID-19 swept the nation, so did “coronasomnia.” 

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Originally established in the 1920s, Glendale Barber Shop holds the title as the oldest ongoing barber shop in Glendale, Arizona. In an era of mass production and expanding corporations, it is important to remember our roots and support local, small businesses that have been around for decades. 

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Mobile On-Site Mammography by SimonMed is offering 3D mammogram screenings to encourage early detection in the fight against breast cancer. 

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From a young age, Priscilla Pinches knew she was enamored by rock ’n’ roll. Now, she’s living her dream as an industry vocalist performing across the West Valley.

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One of my favorite people in the world is my brother-in-law, who is celebrating his 80th birthday this month. 

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John Carlo Tulinao, a first grade science teacher at Phoenix’s Amberlea Elementary School, recently won a national award for his approach to instructing.

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The city of Peoria will host the state’s largest Independence Day fireworks show from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 4, at the Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Avenue.

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When Tom Meents was a child in Paxton, Illinois, he admired the monster trucks he saw on television. He tore photos of them out of magazines and hung them on his wall. 

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The local band Ring Finger No Pinky will take its song to the Rebel Lounge stage when it opens for Twin Ponies on Saturday, May 29. 

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Now that the Big Band Grandstand has renewed its rehearsals, director Bob Waterworth is expanding his group’s reach to younger musicians. 

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Benevilla’s Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Kinship Caregiving Program is hosting two free community events geared toward grandparents raising grandchildren and caregivers raising their kin’s children. 

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Even though our front doors have remained largely closed, courts have remained open. Many, if not most, appearances are being done either over the phone or by a video link. In Maricopa County, residential eviction actions have largely been conducted in a conference call format.

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Aaron Johnson is bringing positive self-expression via poetry slams to Historic Glendale as part of his Lawn Gnome Publishing bookstore. 

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Westgate Entertainment District has brought back its free weekly events, including Hot Rod Night, Bike Night, and Live Music in Fountain Park.

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Longhouse Wines expanded its distribution partnership with Scout Distribution to include Arizona. 

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When nurse Gina Day showed up at Golden Heritage Assisted Living in Scottsdale to care for Joan Cullen, she noticed right away that her sweet patient’s hair had been set and styled for a special occasion: her 91st birthday party. Her immediate response was to tell Cullen how pretty she looked.  

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David Lastinger recently released his second book, “The Blow-Off Letter and Other Fabulous Tales,” and he’ll promote it with a book-signing party at Small Town Coffee House, 19420 N. 59th Avenue, Suite D415, in Glendale.

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Mike Bates, a former star baseball player at Apollo High School and Phoenix College, didn’t want his love for sports to wane. He joined an adult softball team and, naturally, after each game they headed to sports bars to reminisce. 

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More than a year ago, the term “COVID-19” was nowhere to be found in our vocabulary. We were at the tail end of the “cold and flu season” and were looking forward to the spring and summer seasons. 

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Country music’s Shari Rowe, like most musicians, spent the pandemic locked up at home, away from the stage.