The Home Issue

It’s hard to believe we’ve lived in our home for eight years. We’re excited to finally be past the point of decorating nurseries and kids’ rooms and have begun focusing on the rest of our home. We are getting ready to spruce up our home with a few pieces of furniture, new lighting and décor. Small changes can definitely make…

Pet Adoption Event

The Phoenix Animal Care Coalition and Earnhardt Ford teamed up for a pet adopt-a-thon. This year’s event theme was “Happiness is Adopting a Pet.” Since 2009, the pet adoptions have resulted in homes for more than 600 pets.

May 2016 Around Town

The League of American Bicyclists has voted Chandler a Bicycle Friendly Community. Chandler has added bike lanes through street improvement projects starting in 2005. In the last decade, Chandler has added 43 miles of new bike lanes. The bike lane network encompasses half of the arterial streets in the city and covers a total of more than 100 miles. Chandler…

Garden Fresh Brunch at The Farm

Nestled in the Farm District at the base of South Mountain lies a 10-acre pecan grove, a secret oasis in the desert city, called The Farm at South Mountain. The Farm at South Mountain is home to three garden to table restaurants, a modern boutique and also local grower, Maya Dailey. The property that The Farm is on today was…

Jazz Festival featured 
stellar lineup of local and national talent

Downtown Chandler once again turned the spotlight on its jazz scene with the return of the Chandler Jazz Festival, which took place April 1-2. In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the two-day festival hosted more than 70 artists across 13 venues.

Finding home

The word home for many of us invokes warm feelings. It is our place of solace and refuge after a long day and the place we know we can always return to. But for almost 19,000 foster children in Arizona, home is a very different place. For these children, home is likely a place where they were neglected, physically abused…

Painting your home? Simple steps to refresh your space

Brassberrys Painting and Coating owner and licensed painting contractor Carole Amsberry Anderson has been transforming Valley homes and commercial properties with high quality workmanship for more than 20 years. She sat down with us and shared expert advice and tips for DIYers or those seeking a professional paint job.

Arizona Barn Doors

For 20 years, Chandler resident Kevin Davis worked in commercial glass. One day, while working on a bathroom project, a client asked Davis to build her a "barn door." Not knowing what creating a barn door entailed, he told the client that he would look into it. Intrigued, Davis went home to work up barn door sketches. He presented these…

A desert oasis in Chandler

The two newest home models in Echelon Ocotillo in south Chandler offer home buyers what most communities in the Phoenix area can’t: lake views. “Ocotillo is really the premier master plan in southwest Chandler. It’s arguably the premiere master plan in all of Chandler,” says Reed Porter, division president in the Phoenix area for CalAtlantic Homes, the fourth largest home…