Gilbert, Arizona is Phoenix’s coolest suburb

This article was first published on MoneyInc, April 2019. Twenty-five years later I returned to the Phoenix area, but this time it was not to live with the Apache Indians and volunteer on their reservation in San Carlos. I was headed to Gilbert, Arizona, a thriving suburb 30 minutes outside of Phoenix that was once the hay shipping capital of the world thanks to the … Continue reading Gilbert, Arizona is Phoenix’s coolest suburb

L.A. Getaway: Scottsdale

Like a paparazzi’s flashbulb, the gray desert sky lit up, followed several anticipated seconds later by a crackling roar a little too loud for a 5 a.m. wine-and-scotch hangover. For about the dozenth time in the last 24 hours, the heavens broke and rain fell to earth with great velocity. The air hovered around 70 degrees as I sipped my Keurig-made coffee and savored the … Continue reading L.A. Getaway: Scottsdale

9 Innings and Outings during Cactus League

It’s a rite of spring: Angels and Dodgers fans head to Arizona to catch their beloved ball clubs and get a glimpse of what the summer will bring. It’s less than an hour in the air between L.A. and Phoenix, so Angelenos, what are you waiting for? Plan your Cactus League itinerary with these must-dos. 1. Sloan Park – After a winter of hibernation, Cubs … Continue reading 9 Innings and Outings during Cactus League