PBS is one of my favorite local stations, and it has been since I was a kid. Last fall, I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the production of live Arizona broadcasting. I applied and was selected to appear on an episode of Check Please, Arizona! starring local restauranteur and host Mark Tarbell. My […]Read More Arizona Bucket List. No. 67 – Be on Check Please, AZ!
Staycation at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, Arizona. Try the pools and do happy hour at Toro. Great views of TPC golf courses, fun activities for families, palm trees and relaxation.Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 68 – Princess Resort Stay-Cation
Basically, it was everything we signed up for. We left with two beautiful collector’s edition Killer Termite T-shirts. 🙂Read More Arizona Bucket list No. 70 – Doug Stanhope
… at the Arizona State Fair, no doubt! It’s hard for me to think of any other definitive Arizona bands that we followed, growing up, except for Jimmy Eat World and the Refreshments. I don’t really like Jimmy Eat World, or the Refreshments, musically. Just my personal taste. But, growing up, I was very into […]Read More Arizona Bucket list No. 71 – See the Gin Blossoms Live
Once, a few years ago, I heard an ad on a local radio station when I was out in Thatcher, AZ, for a trip to see the Grand Canyon by rail. Traveling the Grand Canyon Railroad is a fun-filled, historic experience through some of the most well-known and rugged corners of the U.S.A. For our […]Read More Arizona Bucket List no. 73 – Grand Canyon Railroad
Finally made it up to Bearizona in Northern Arizona. This the amazing wildlife park where you can actually drive your car through a number of wild animal habitats–safari-style. We got to see black bears, white wolves, white and brown American bison, Alaska Tundra Wolves (giant white wolves that look like friendly backyard dogs), elks […]Read More Arizona Bucket List no. 75 – Bearizona
Last month, I got to fulfill my long-time dream of hearing my voice on KJZZ, our local NPR station. I was invited by host Steve Goldstein and his team to come in and have a brief chat about the history and current state of Phoenix’s art scene. You can hear my piece about half-way through […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 77 – Be on KJZZ, local NPR station