Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Our splendid spring weather is a wastin’. So lose the laptop, smear on the sunblock, find your flip-flops and...


Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Chad Brockman has been riding waves for 50 years. And while Arizona’s manmade-lake scene can’t quite compare to the tides

of Brockman’s native Hawaii, he’s adjusted well. Brockman is one of Arizona’s pioneers in stand-up paddle boarding, which utilizes a hardwood board and a paddle to glide across water. He makes custom boards and holds Saturday lessons ($45 for 2.5 hours) at the Lake Pleasant Harbor Marina (602-396-8159,

“This is the best full-body, low-impact workout that you can do outside with a smile,” Brockman says. First-timers may want to test the tamer waters at Tempe Town Lake (see previous page) with Tempe Town Lake Rentals (72 W. Rio Salado Parkway, 480-303-9803,

Melrose Street Fair
March 3
The Melrose District has always been ahead of the CenPho curve, especially in the realm of pedestrian-friendly shopping. With blocks of vintage shops, eclectic boutiques and homegrown restaurants, this bowed section of

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