November 2015 Around Town

The dog days of summer aren’t over quite yet. The City of Chandler partners with the American Service Animal Society and Maricopa County Animal Care & Control to put on Woofstock, a day of fun with furry friends for the entire family. The event features different activities and demonstrations. The Walk of Honor--A Salute to Veterans is sponsored by the…

Newly-Remodeled Scottsdale Plaza Resort Says ‘Home for the Holidays’

Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Along with the inevitable reappearance of decorative Santas and Menorahs, Christmas trees and toys-a-plenty, chances are good at least one relative will appear at the door, ready for some Yuletide cheer.

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Design Tips

It has always been my passion in life to decorate homes - not for just anyone, but for those who think designing a home can be expensive. It all started when I wanted to decorate my new 3,600-square-foot home in Plano, TX. Coming from a very modest 1,600-square-foot home, it was quite intimidating for me. I didn't know much about…

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It goes without question, there's no other place I'd rather be than home. Yet, when I'm at home I can't help but notice all the improvements I want to make -- paint accent walls, rearrange furniture, add décor, replace light fixtures, the list goes on. Our homes are a reflection of us. The styles we choose can be timeless, chic,…

Kid to Kid

Kid to Kid celebrated its second anniversary by giving customers 20 percent off their purchases, free balloons to kids and a visit with Disney Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, and Olaf. Kid to Kid in Chandler buys and sells kids' items.

Trading Passions

Peixoto Coffee isn’t another coffee spot with just any story. Julia Peixoto Peters, co-owner, is from four generations of coffee growers with 600 acres of farmland in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Julia came to Arizona to study law at University of Arizona. She got her law degree, married, had two children and moved to Chandler five years ago. She is a…

Shamrock Roofing Professionals Provide Quality Services

Finding the perfect home takes an enormous amount of time and energy, so it makes sense that you would want to ensure that it is protected. James DeVore of Shamrock Roofing Services explains that the roof does just that: “The roof protects everything below, not only the house and the things within but the people.” At Shamrock Roofing, the team…

Soft Surroundings

Soft Surroundings opened its Chandler Fashion Center store on Sept. 4 and celebrated with a grand opening party. Customers received gift bags and 15 percent off of all purchases. Soft surroundings was created to provide comfortable-yet-stylish solutions for busy baby boomers.

It Takes a Village

Isabel Duran’s Chandler home of 42 years was falling apart at the seams. There was no heating or cooling, dirt was coming through the rotten floorboards in the bedroom and she wasn’t able to sell it for a good price. Duran was in a difficult situation because she couldn’t afford the repairs or a down payment for a new place.…

Granite Transformations

Kitchens are a very important and functional room in a home. It is where people can gather and share a sense of community. Countertops are an essential aspect and the focal point of the kitchen.