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Prado Bravado
Georgann Yara | Photography by Grace Stufkosky | October 28, 2014

From the vaulted ceiling and Old World arches to the plush seating that begs to be lingered in, Prado, the fine dining restaurant at the Omni Scottsdale Resort...

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Home Run
Carey Sweet | October 28, 2014

It might have been a challenge for most people to decorate a 13,000-square-foot home. And it could have been nearly impossible when the window for completion was only eight weeks from proposal to the move-in date of December 2012.

Yet for...

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Marie Look | October 28, 2014


Papago Park

In town for a few days for a conference, Sam Hay was returning to his hotel from Old Town Scottsdale via a taxi when he noticed some interesting weather developing....

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In Step
Marie Look | October 28, 2014

It’s fitting that Arianni Martin should be one of the Ballet Arizona dancers sharing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy again during this season’s The Nutcracker. Like the third act...

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Statement Piece
Nate Chapnick | October 28, 2014

There’s nothing quite like piloting a Rolls-Royce, and nothing quite like stepping out of one either. The British maker’s newest model, the Wraith, makes no excuses for its luxurious largesse. This vehicle is as much about making a grand...

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Becca Hensley | October 24, 2014

There are hotels, and then there are Design Hotels. Thanks to the ingenuity of founder and CEO Claus Sendlinger, guests of the distinctive properties have come to expect a sojourn like no...

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Sign of the Times
Marie Look | October 24, 2014

You might say Rachel Melvin is good at reading signs. At 18, she won $600 playing bingo at a Phoenix casino the night before the gambling age was raised to 21—the signal she needed from the universe to move to Hollywood to pursue acting. Since...

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Cause & Effect
By Marie Look with contributions by David M. Brown and Nicki Escudero | October 24, 2014

Keyonne Campbell
Keyonne Campbell grew up in Denver, Colo., with seven siblings and parents who promoted a strong work ethic and community activism to their children through...

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Heart & Soul
Elizabeth Chambers Hammer | October 24, 2014

After surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that tragically took the life of her longtime boyfriend, photographer Simon Atlee, Petra Nemcova spent many months recovering from a shattered pelvis, a shattered heart and, in many ways, a...

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Pattern Player
Riki Altman-Yee | September 4, 2014

Jonathan Adler is moving in. The potter, designer and author arrives in the flesh in October to celebrate the grand opening of his latest namesake boutique (the fourth-largest of its kind in the...

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Estate of Grace
David M. Brown | September 4, 2014

“Our house was not built to impress but to enjoy,” says one of the owners of an estate-scaled Paradise Valley residence. The young family completed the approximately $4 million renovation of their 12,000-square-foot home in 2012 to...

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Secret Garden
Nikki Buchanan | Photography by Grace Stufkosky | September 4, 2014

It’s a calm night at Gertrude’s, the pretty, multiwindowed restaurant at the Desert Botanical Garden. Near the entrance are a dozen or so...

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