CASA GRANDE ART MUSEUM CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Casa Grande Art Museum presenting annual art shows in the Casa Grande valley. The shows for 2016 begin on Nov. 4, with the Surrender Art Show, which was our most popular show last year. This show involves one artist doing a portion of the artwork, and then … Read More…

SKIING IN THE LAND OF DESERTS

by Tori Ward , ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Many people live in Arizona to escape the cold weather, but I love winter! I even declared as much when I arrived in 2004, pushed on by the final gusts of three hurricanes that blew through Orlando in a span of six weeks. When my … Read More…

RUSSIA

by Margot Unger From the golden domes of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) to the onion domes on the Church of the Transfiguration on Kizhi Island and to the magnificent domes of Saint Basil’s Cathedral (The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed) in Moscow, there are many wonders to be found during the Viking … Read More…

Santa Cruz Valley Historic Museum

Join us for food, fun and a great cause by Kristin Gramando On Toltec Road between Interstate 10 and Jimmie Kerr/Frontier Boulevards, on the east side of the road just south of the railroad tracks, sits a building with significant historical value to the community. Eligible for the National Historic Registry, the old Toltec Elementary … Read More…

THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE

by Staff Reports The opulence of the theatre shines through the moment you enter. Built in the 1920s by J.E. Richards and Harry Nacy, whose chain of 18 theaters included the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix, this building was a gem that called Casa Grande home, according to the theatre’s brochure. From the towering curved ceiling … Read More…

SUNSHINE OR SNOWFALL

 by Tori Ward The holiday season was always a bit of an obsession with me when I was younger. I wanted something special and unique for those on my list and would shop all year to avoid being one of the hysterical “hit and runners” at the mall in the final days before the holidays. … Read More…

30th Annual Taste of Casa Grande

by Jo Anne Pinto, MS Children’s Counselor, Against Abuse, Inc. Do-gooder foodies have some place to be on Sunday, October 9, 2016 between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Property Conference Center for the 30th Annual “Taste of Casa Grande.” For 30 years, restaurants, concerned community members and the general public have come together to … Read More…

MAG LAUNCHES APP-BASED HOUSEHOLD TRAVEL SURVEY

An announcement from the Maricopa Association of Governments  Where are you headed today? This simple question is an important one for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG). The agency is seeking 14,000 people to join the 2016 MAG Household Travel Survey. This app-based household travel survey is one of the first of its kind in … Read More…