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ARIZONA

Arizona

FOOD-DRINK
Super Chunk Sweets and Treats
Banish any and all New Years Resolutions. Blue cheese and fig caramels, duck fat toffee, mesquite chocolate chip cookies, bacon caramel corn popcorn and the mysterious-sounding Cowpuncher (a chocolate cocoa cookie topped with a candied jalapeño...
CULTURE
Save Rex Ranch
Can an organization raise $735,000 in 40 days to buy an abandoned dude ranch in the southwestern Arizona desert? It just might be possible with Joseph Beyer—eternal optimist and Director of Digital Initiatives at the Sundance Institute—personally...
TRAVEL
Amangiri
Forget interstellar travel—there's a transcendent resort currently taking bookings here on earth, and it's called Amangiri. Located just over the Arizona border in Canyon Point, UT, the hotel sprawls amongst imposing bluffs with sweeping...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Scottsdale
The Sonoran desert and foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale inspired Frank Lloyd Wright to build Taliesin West as his personal winter home in 1937, and since that time the gorgeous topography has continued to draw people to the region...
FOOD-DRINK
Crave Canyon Popcorn
It's no secret that we're obsessive fans of unique and flavorful snack foods, especially modern updates to familiar classics. Bringing together bold favors, clever packaging and just the right dose or irreverence, Crave Canyon popcorn hits all those...
DESIGN
Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture: Mod.Fab
by Kelsey Keith Students at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Arizona have developed a new prototype for a desert home, injecting modern day pre-fabricated construction methods into the prairie ethos of the 20th century architect. Though...
CULTURE
Joe Sorren
One would think a life out in Arizona would produce imagery of arid deserts and funny little plants that grow under such conditions. But Joe Sorren's paintings speak of hope, innocence and another world, with the bright sun rising high into...
DESIGN
Four Way Rubber Bands
Scottsdale, AZ based Flying Buffalo makes these 4-way rubber bands, called Box Bands, specifically to hold board game boxes together. Clearly they'd be great for stacks of paper, books or anything else you'd otherwise wrap with twine or multiple...