Cool down this summer!

With temperatures soaring to well above 100 degrees, summer in Arizona has officially arrived. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be starting your day bright and early when the sun rises and filling the long hours with swimming and splashing, trips to the movies and plenty of other indoor activities to keep little ones entertained.

Ocotillo Village Health Club & Spa Grand Celebration

The Ocotillo Village Health Club & Spa in Chandler hosted its Grand Celebration and welcomed over 650 guests to commemorate the newest member to the Village Health Clubs & Spas family, which opened in April. 

July 2015 Around Town

As the longest standing resort in Arizona, built in 1912, the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort has been offering Old West hospitality, food, beverage and recreation for Valley locals and visitors alike for more than 100 years. In an effort to further expand  their food and beverage operations and focus on locally sourced, farm-to-table philosophies, the iconic resort has…

The French Quarter Awaits

For those of us not getting away to escape the summer heat, there are many fun things to do right here in town. For starters, why not consider taking a trip to New Orleans by way of Chandler? At the corner of Gilbert Road and Chandler Heights you are in for a culinary experience that will make you feel as…

Bringing the Islands to Chandler

I started dancing at the ripe age of four with various styles ranging from modern jazz to Polynesian dance. In 2004, I followed my dreams and opened a fitness-dance studio in Mexico. Soon after my daughter was born, my husband was transferred to the U.S and that's when I started a home-based yoga-dance studio in Maricopa. Eight years later and after my…

Camping, Made Easy

These days you don’t have to own an RV, a sleeping bag or a tent to go camping. That’s because campgrounds across the country are giving guests a chance to sleep surrounded by nature – but in a cozy bed with a roof over their heads.

Water Works

With tablets, smartphones, video games, and endless options of other electronic devices distracting kids, as well as the hot, Arizona sun forcing everyone inside most of the summer, finding activities for kids can be a real challenge. Luckily, the City of Chandler Aquatics provides a fun and healthy alternative to the common sedentary options.

Chandler Public Library

The public library is one of my favorite summer hacks for free movies, music, books, magazines and programs for kids of all ages. You can even download free bestseller e-books from the comfort of your living room. For all this and more, all you need is a Chandler Public Library card and some time to peruse all they have to…

Summer Fashion at KatyBug Faye Boutique

Trends and Styles for Every Wardrobe Article Jackie Binsfeld | Photography Provided Summer has finally arrived and has brought along several new styles. To help navigate these trends, Lisa Looney of KatyBug Faye Boutique has picked some of her favorite pieces. BOUTIQUE HISTORY Looney got her start in the fashion industry seven years ago when … Continued

Keep Your Home Safe This Summer

With Independence Day right around the corner, summer vacations are on everyone’s mind.

Local Girl Scout Troop Earns Bronze Award

Girl Scout Troop 951 from Haley Elementary recently earned the Bronze Award for collecting more than 5,000 books 
benefiting Cops 'N Kids Chandler, a local nonprofit that gives books to underprivileged youth.