1. Walking into the Phoenix office of Goodmans Interior Structures, you’re introduced to a sensory explosion of translucent glass doors, sculptures, art, and books. Employees freely traverse the floor, some at standing desks, others convening around the numerous common areas. One would be forgiven for mistaking the furniture company for a tech startup. According to CEO […]
    Mar 4, 2019
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  2. Community Spotlight Host Frank Powers headed down to the Rillito Park Heirloom Farmers Market, where he wandered amongst the over 80 vendors offering fresh local produce, artisan foods, and all kinds of fun. Along with being a local food mecca, the Farmers Market showcases live music, cooking demonstrations, and bike events (since the River Loop is right beside it). Frank gets the skinny on what makes the market special, and explores the importance of conscientious consumption.
    Oct 9, 2018
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  3. Community Spotlight Host Frank Powers headed down to 4th Ave in Tucson to check out 91.3 KXCI, the city’s premier community radio station. Since 1983, KXCI has served as a voice for Tucson’s music-loving creatives, and also features locally-produced mini-programs, podcasts, and syndicated news shows such as Democracy Now. Frank chats with KXCI's Executive Director/Development Director Cathy Rivers, who shared how KXCI was founded and what keeps it chugging along.
    Sep 12, 2018
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  4. Community Spotlight Host Frank Powers packed up his bags and headed to Tombstone for the second annual Doc Holli-Days, a festival that pays tribute to some of the legendary figures that helped make Tombstone, Arizona, a symbol of the Wild West. Watch as Frank learns about the Tombstone community and the stars of the festival (Val Kilmer and Dennis Quaid), while taking in the epic parade and Western-themed local wares.
    Sep 4, 2018
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  5. Do you remember Harry Markopolos? As a financial analyst for a Boston investment firm, Markopolos was asked to reverse engineer Bernie Madoff’s trading strategy and revenue streams. The unregistered hedge fund was producing stratospheric returns and the investment firm wanted to duplicate Madoff’s success. According to an interview with 60 Minutes, Markopolos said it took […]
    Jul 11, 2018
    3 min read
  6. American writer and socialite Alice Roosevelt Longworth was well-known for many quotes, the most notorious being the one she had embroidered on a pillow adorning her sofa, “If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anyone, come and sit here by me.”  Alice, the eldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, might have made a name […]
    Jan 19, 2018
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