Scottsdale, Arizona – What a great Super Bowl game last Sunday here in Arizona, and what a finale for this exciting week. Parties, concerts and NFL appearances RULED leading up to the Big Game. From Montelucia to the Phoenician to Hyatt Gainey Ranch, Clayton on the Park, Scottsdale Airpark to old town Scottsdale, NFL athletes were out and we caught up dozens of them. They included JJ Watt, Adam Vinatieri, Jason Garrett, Jordy Nelson, Aj Green, Marshall Faulk, Wes Welker, Tony Romo, Michael Irvin, Boomer Esiason, LaDainian Tomlinson, Tony Gonzalez, Clay Matthews, Kurt Warner, Doug Flutie, Jamaal Charles, Bruce Arians, Drew Brees, Steve Young, Andrew Luck & Howie Long. Whew, it was an amazing week, thanks to all of our awesome clients for creating so many memories. We hope to see y’all back in 2020 for the next possible Super Bowl in our home town.
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Phoenix, Arizona – Arizona native Jordin Sparks kicked off the 2015 Pro Bowl last Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium with her stirring performance of the National Anthem. Sparks soared between big belted runs and elevated high notes while a squadron of Luke Air Force Base F 35 Fighters soared over the stadium in their first flyover ever.
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There’s a lot more to Guy Fieri born today 1/22/68, than the guy who drives the Mustang to all those “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” on the Food Network.Read More »
Monument Valley, Arizona – Quoting Thomas Merton, “My geographical pilgrimage is symbolic of an inner journey.”Read More »
Phoenix, Arizona – Welcome fellow ASU graduate, Doug Ducey, to your new job as the 23rd governor of our great state of Arizona.Read More »
Magnus Carlsen born yesterday November 30, 1990 is the highest ranked chess player in the world and the reigning chess champion in three different styles. He was first ranked number one at age 19 and five years later he is still on top!Read More »
Major League Baseball’s General Managers stayed out of the cold this week in sunny Phoenix Arizona. They gathered at the beautiful historic Arizona Biltmore for their Annual GM group photo and to announce the Executive of the year – Dan Duquette of the Baltimore Orioles. This once quiet get together has evolved into a closely watched event as it marks opening season for players agents to wheel and deal. With an arctic chill hitting most of the country they could not have picked a better place to discuss today’s hottest players.
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Austin, Texas – Leonard Norman Cohen, born today September 21, 1934, 80 years young, is a Canadian Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work often explores religion, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. I have been following Leonard from my early college days (“borrowing” his music for student slide shows) to photo assignments for the “New Times” magazine and recently enjoying concert tours in Las Vegas, Austin, Phoenix and LA.Read More »
Canadian Journalist Malcolm Gladwell born today September 3, 1963 says he has three passions in life: collecting interesting stories, collecting interesting research and collecting interesting titles for his books which include “What the Dog Saw”, “Blink: the Power of Thinking”, and “David and Goliath”.Read More »