Joseph McHugh, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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Creating clothes was more than an artistic pursuit for Phoenix designer Kelsey Garner – it was a method of healing. “I struggled with an eating disorder for five years, so my whole goal was to bring a clothing brand where everyone felt good about their body,” she says. She established her “slow fashion” line K.S. Garner seven years ago, when inclusiveness wasn’t a trending topic like it is today for major retailers. “From the time...

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Sliders, lemonade and live music for a good cause? It’s all on tap as the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF) hosts its 11th annual Slider Throwdown, which will take place at High Street in North Phoenix on Sunday, November 14 from noon to 3 p.m. Susie Timm, the PR director and event producer of the Slider Throwdown, says, “It gives you time to do sports with your kids in the morning, if they...

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The Rockin’ Taco Street Fest is coming back to Chandler! After not hosting the event last year due to COVID-19, this year’s festival marks the 10th annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest, and festival organizers are going all out! Whether you like tacos or live music, this year’s festival has it all. There are so many things to do, including: Tacos: Who doesn’t love a good taco? The Rockin’ Taco Street Fest boasts more than 20...

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