Category: Shop

Baskets, Beads & Bowls

Greater Phoenix gift shops offer treasure troves of American Indian goods | By Nora Burba Trulsson For some of us, a visit to a gift shop might be an afterthought after spending hours at a museum, attraction, or casino. There’s a perception that the gift shop might only offer granola bars, souvenir mugs, and key… Read more »

Shopping Guide

As devotees know, there’s a lot more to shopping than snapping up an item and slapping down a piece of plastic. The shopping experience encompasses everything from diversions such as movie theaters and craft shows to surprises such as live entertainment and rock-climbing walls. The following descriptions aim to capture the ambiance of different shopping… Read more »

Gallery Guide

Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix boast an impressive arts community. To help you navigate all there is to see, we’ve prepared the following list of select area visual-arts venues. Many galleries and museums operate on a seasonal basis, so call ahead for hours of operation and specific exhibit schedules. CENTRAL Back to top HEARD MUSEUM 2301… Read more »

12 Makers, 1 Space

By Paul Morris I’ve always loved talking to people who are handy and creative. I’m curious about everyone, but especially people who work with their hands. Craftspeople have the skills that a klutz like me will never have. They’re productive, good with tools, and often have happy looks on their faces as they go about… Read more »