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From Food, to Film and Things We Find to be Fun as A Whole, Here’s All of Our Favorite Picks We Choose to Share With All of You

Five Years

1970's Photo of Bowie.
“The first part of two, to my dedicatory writings on David Bowie - Celebrating the late artists 74th Birthday.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief January 8, 2021

As of writing this on the 8th of January, it’s what would have been late Rock, Pop and Teen icon David Bowie’s 74th birthday.    David Robert Jones, later David Bowie (1947-2016) was one of the most influential and prolific musicians of...

Iron and Wine: Innovative and Extraordinary

Samuel Beam with A Taylor Guitar
“Exploring Folk Artist Samuel Beam’s Music Career.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief December 7, 2020

“Have I found you? Flightless bird, jealous, weeping Or lost you? American mouth Big bill looming”  - Samuel Beam “Flightless Bird, American Mouth” (2007)    Ah! The iconic lines from folk singer Samuel Beam’s (known...

State 48 Rock House

The State 48 Rock House Restaurant Logo
Isabella Montoya, Social Media Manager November 20, 2020

Rock and Roll never dies at this upbeat brewery!   The State 48 brewery is every rockers paradise! Even though it’s a brewery, for those of you who are not 21, you still have many delicious meals and drinks on the menu to enjoy. There is live...

Top Shelf

The Top Shelf Restaurant on Deer Valley and 83rd
Alexa McClain, Journalist November 16, 2020

Top shelf is most definitely at the top of the list for high quality Mexican restaurants.   There are many restaurants here in Arizona with Mexican food given that we live on the border of Mexico, but Top Shelf offers something more… authenticity....

Cabin Coffee Café!

A Look Into the Cafe
Molly Bomar, Journalist November 5, 2020

Need a caffeine pick-me-up before school? Feeling a little snacky after the last bell? The Cabin Coffee Café has a wintery, log-cabin-in-the-mountains feel, with board games, a fireplace, and a friendly staff to distract you from the Arizona sun pounding...

Halloween Meals & Deals

Halloween Meals & Deals
Molly Bomar, Journalist October 30, 2020

This Halloween, kids everywhere can receive more than free candy: stores and restaurants are giving trick-or-treaters free foods when they come in dressed in costume! Get ready for a spooky week full of yummy treats and sweets!   Insomnia Cookies:  It's...

“Enola Holmes”: A Review

Devyn Marie, Editor October 28, 2020

She’s not your ward, and you bet she’s got her own idea of how she’s going to take on the world. Millie Bobbie Brown, star of the hit television show ‘Stranger Things’, plays Enola Holmes, the sister of Sherlock Holmes, the famous detective....

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma
Molly Bomar, Journalist October 26, 2020

A new and ironically trending documentary “The Social Dilemma” has recently debuted on Netflix; the show focuses on the ways social media companies have manipulated our minds to buy into the damaging, negative, and twisted ways of society.    Unlike...

There is a Review Among Us

There is a Review Among Us
Benjamin Jensen, Journalist October 22, 2020

While the world is quarantined from the COVID-19 outbreak. People will always find new ways to connect and have fun with their friends. A perfect example is a popular online game called “Among Us”.    Among Us is an online game created...

Binging at Babbo

Binging at Babbo
“Some Insider Tips For Dining-In at the Popular Local Restaurant.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief October 22, 2020

I worked for Babbo Italian Eatery off of 67th for nearly eight months, and it was one of the strangest experiences of my life.    It was my first job, and while I wasn’t sure what to expect, I never thought that I’d be surrounded by the...

How to Spend Your Spring Break

How to Spend Your Spring Break
Madison Morse March 11, 2020

Spring break is all about having fun with family and friends. You don't have to break your bank to have fun. You might think there's not much going on but going out and making your own fun is what it's all about.    Go to a theme park. This...

Cheer: A Review

Cheer: A Review
Aileen Resendiz March 11, 2020

When you think of a sports documentary, you might think of the story of an up and coming basketball player, a professional boxer’s biography, or something like Free Solo, a story that follows rock climbers in Yosemite National Park. Would a documentary...

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