Author: Melissa Larsen

T. Cook's Olive Oil Cake

T. Cook’s Summer Menu

Though T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa has long been a Phoenix favorite for special occasion dining (for more than two decades, in fact), don’t wait for an anniversary or graduation to sample the restaurant’s brand-new spring/summer menu. Toast to today alongside Chef Lee Hillson’s glorious mussels and lamb chops as those alone are worth celebrating.

summer staycations

Summer Staycations 2021

We’re all clamoring for a summer of fun, so why not spend time this season poolside with a cocktail in hand during an Arizona staycation? Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly adventure, a couple’s retreat, a weekend with girlfriends or even a solo escape, here are 30-plus Arizona resorts–from down in Tucson to the tippy top of the state in Page–offering fabulous deals, packages and more for summer staycationing.

state 48

Nonprofit of the Month: State Forty Eight Foundation

Launched in 2020 by State Forty Eight, an adored local philanthropy-minded apparel line, State Forty Eight Foundation has a mission to enrich and strengthen Arizona through thoughtful partnerships, community action and investment in the changemakers of tomorrow. Alyssa Moore, executive director, discusses its Entrepreneur Speaker Series, its upcoming fundraising and volunteering events and State Forty Eight Foundation’s goals for 2021.

mother's day

Fab Moms: Arizona

With Mother’s Day just around the corner on May 9, it’s time to celebrate the leading ladies in our lives. Meet six Arizona moms and their children, and find out their favorite ways to spend family time, mothers who they look up to and ever-important advice for new mamas.