Let’s Talk About Some Amazing Women

Just a year ago, May was my first edition as Publisher of Chandler Lifestyle. I had recently moved from the Midwest, retired and felt totally disconnected with my community. I could have never imagined the wonderful journey I was about to begin when I decided to join Lifestyle Publications!

The 29th Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival

The Chandler Chamber’s Annual Ostrich Festival and Kickoff Weekend hosted a crowd of more than 100,000. It included the
 Mayor’s Fun Run, a public safety fair, a classic car show, a parade, live entertainment, carnival rides, games ... and ostriches, oh my!

The Ocotillo Women’s League (OWLS) Fashion Fundraiser

The Ocotillo Women’s League (OWLS) held a fundraising fashion show to raise money for The Perfect Place, an Adult Day Care in Chandler. Models and clothes were provided by Chico’s San Tan and beautiful gift baskets were raffled off to raise over $3,000.

Community Easter Egg Hunt and Photos with the Easter Bunny

Once again, Amy Nelson and Paula Chavez of The Amy Nelson Real Estate Team, and Kari Zurn with RedStone Mortgage, joined forces to hold a free Community Easter Egg Hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Chandler History Museum Unveils Plans For New Addition

The Chandler Museum invited the community to an open house to unveil the designs for the new museum. Construction is slated to begin later this summer.

Chapman BMW Hosts PAW-ty Adoption Event

Chapman BMW hosted a PAW-TY adoption event for six local rescues, Maricopa County Animal Care and Take Me Home AZ. Thirty-six furbabies found their forever home! Woof, woof!

May 2017 Around Town

Sharp, modish curb appeal is underway at Overstreet, Downtown Chandler’s imminent shopping, dining and entertainment destination, expected to open in December 2017, injecting an invigorating new lineup of restaurants, retailers and entertainment options. Developed by MDB Properties and driven by Arizona-based LGE Design Build, with design by Brick & West, architecture by Cawley Architects and design-build by LGE, the new…

(Re)Freshen Up Your Face

The staff at Cielo Aesthetics & Wellness are master injectors and national educators, bringing more than 60 combined years of nursing experience—nearly half of which has been focused on aesthetic medicine. From wrinkle relaxers to dermal fillers, including a full line of custom services for men, they offer a variety of treatments that can improve the appearance of facial lines,…

Meet the Real Women of Chandler Part 2

An educator since 2000, Shore has always felt led to teach. As a teacher, dean and now, as principal at a Title 1 school in the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD), Shore and her team work tirelessly to meet not only their students’ academic needs but basic needs as well, including clothing, food and furniture.

The Best Spring Pie Ever

I absolutely love fresh strawberries when they are in season and my favorite way to enjoy them is when they are covered in chocolate! My mom was always a great cook, as is my sister. But I never did well following recipes because I loved improvising. A few years back, I was about to make a cheesecake and some chocolate-covered…

House Smoked, Ocean Fresh

After just two months of being open, word is out that Smokin Fins is a great place for delicious seafood, fresh sushi and amazing smoked meats. The concept started five years ago by three friends who had ties to Boise, Idaho, and took their years of restaurant experience to create a great selection of food choices at affordable prices in…

Meet the Real Women of Chandler

When planning our May Women’s issue, I wanted to find a way to focus on some of the wonderful ladies of Chandler. So many are impressive, inspiring, innovative, creative, selfless, determined ... I could go on forever! Let’s just say, I knew I would have a lot of material to work with so the idea for a feature on the…

5 Summer Vacation Styles Seen at Phoenix Fashion Week 2017

It's felt like summer here in the Valley for awhile, so hopefully you're gearing up to head for cooler climates. That means: Shopping, list-making and more shopping! Vacation is a great time to try out new styles and trends as you embark on exciting adventures to new places. So grab a cold sangria, relax and get ready to "unpack" these…