March/April 2022

Editorial StaffMarch 1, 2022
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Features

M.D. Obsessions

Steal a glimpse into the life and times of workaholic doctors who have cultivated intense hobbies and unique side hustles beyond scrubs and stethoscopes.

The Sonoran Job: Cactus Theft in Arizona

Cactus poachers are preying on Arizona’s deserts to support a growing international trade in smuggled succulents. Meet the innovative naturaliats and park rangers tasked with stopping them.

Spring Events & Festivals

It’s high season in Phoenix. And with it comes the usual panic over how to jam in the most fun in a short window of weather heaven. We’re here to help with this deep-dive evens guide.

Phoenix Files

M.D. Obsessions

Steal a glimpse into the life and times of workaholic doctors who have cultivated intense hobbies and unique side hustles beyond scrubs and stethoscopes.

The Sonoran Job: Cactus Theft in Arizona

Cactus poachers are preying on Arizona’s deserts to support a growing international trade in smuggled succulents. Meet the innovative naturaliats and park rangers tasked with stopping them.

What's in Your Backpacks? with Chip Mulala

Chip Mulala is part beer evangelist, part business manager. That's why he carries around two backpacks each day when he crisscrosses the Valley spreading the beer gospel to potential clients.

Arizona Artist Kayla Newnam Sets Out to Paint Murals in All 50 States

Arizona muralist Kayla Newnam is traveling the U.S. in a renovated camper and painting murals in all 50 states.

Spotlight: Gena Lee Nolin

Baywatch actress Gena Lee Nolin now lives in Scottsdale and is preparing to release her second book next year.

Arizona on the Cutting Edge of Innovative Research Programs

Arizona physicians, institutions and philanthropists are on the cutting edge of innovative treatments, procedures and programs.

Meet the Top Doctors of 2022

A behind the scenes look at the photo shoots for our Top Doc selections.

2022 Mayo Clinic Physician Profiles

Get to know some of the Mayo Clinic physicians with these specialty profiles.

It’s a Pet’s Life

From fostering options to a pet photo contest, Arizona Humane Society offers animal connections.

2022 Physician Profiles

Get to know some of the best physicians in the Valley with these specialty profiles.

Tap Into Mesa Event Puts Spotlight on Downtown Mesa as Craft Beer Destination

Downtown Mesa is a craft beer destination with 5 (soon to be 7) Main Street breweries in walking distance.

Arizona Gives Day

Arizona Gives is celebrating its 10th anniversary of the Arizona Gives Day event on April 5-6 this year.

Explore

Day Trip to Upper RoRo

Historically, "Upper RoRo" was the less developed half of the famed arts district, but thanks to a crop of upstart restaurants, shops and murals, it's buzzing with an infections new energy.

Isla Cancun

Stake out a choice slice of legendary Mexican resort town at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa.

History

Valley Scientist Created a Life-Saving Scorpion Antivenin in the 1950s

Rock star scientist Dr. Herbert Stahnke dazzled audiences in his 1950s TV show and created a life-saving scorpion antivenin.

Eat Beat

3 Local Products to Try This Spring

Try artisanal cake mix, movie popcorn and canned cold-brew coffee this spring.

Liquid Arizona: Chelly Limon Liqueur

A Tempe entrepreneur and his college buds reconcile and old Italian favorite.

Three Bites: Cassoulet

Let them eat... white beans? Once a peasant staple, this ancient French casserole is a royal treat for Valley diners.

Drink This: Sotol So Good

At Sotol, a fun rooftop bar in downtown Gilbert, sotol is the bright, grassy foundation for its signature cocktail called Sotol So Good.

From Our Partners

2022 Mayo Clinic Physician Profiles

Get to know some of the Mayo Clinic physicians with these specialty profiles.

It’s a Pet’s Life

From fostering options to a pet photo contest, Arizona Humane Society offers animal connections.

2022 Physician Profiles

Get to know some of the best physicians in the Valley with these specialty profiles.

Arizona Gives Day

Arizona Gives is celebrating its 10th anniversary of the Arizona Gives Day event on April 5-6 this year.
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