2019 Annual Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone that submitted pictures and/or voted on Facebook during our Annual Photo Contest! From the Editor: Photos, especially cover photos, are an ongoing challenge for any magazine. There are two key points to making the final selection. The first is to ask, “Is the image compelling enough for someone to pick up … Read More…

The Rewards of Tourism & Travel

by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel When friends visit our home and see the diverse collection of objects acquired and photos assembled from various trips they often remark, “You guys really must enjoy traveling.” I love the tourism part of travel, but the travel component I only enjoy if it’s relaxing or … Read More…

DANCERS ENCHANT IN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT

FOR OUR LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS by Clarissa Robertson, Content Manager, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona The third annual Dancing for the Stars took place April 13, 2019, at the historic Elks Theater in Prescott. This year’s event will be remembered by the creativity and energy of the dancers’ performances and the … Read More…

Partnerships Vital to Success of Recreation Management

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Services Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation It has been said many, many times and likely will continue to be reality that community partnerships are the lifeblood of the City. This is especially true for the Recreation Services Department and the scope of daily operations. The Department maintains approximately 3,220 acres of … Read More…

New Ideas Need Old Buildings

by Patti Ortiz, Marketing and Art Education Programs Manager, ‘Tis Art Center and Gallery There is more than meets the eye when it comes to the 19th skyscraper bearing the simple name “ ‘Tis” located on Cortez Street across from the Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott. It is one of three 19th century buildings Ann … Read More…

SHOWCASING PRESCOTT & YAVAPAI COUNTY’S HERITAGE

by Dennis Gallagher, Founder & President, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation There is a buzz about Whiskey Row these days, and it’s not from adult libations. Instead, Prescott, the City known for its historic firsts, will add another institution to that unique tally. This new enterprise is neither a museum nor a welcome center, but a … Read More…

Prescott Film Festival Offers Moviedom Variety

Sing-alongs to silent movies to gourmet dinners, Prescott Film Festival Offers Moviedom Variety by Helen Stephenson, Executive Director and Founder, Prescott Film Festival The 10th annual Prescott Film Festival opens June 7 with the Prescott-produced film “Wish Man.” (See facing page for details.) Frank Shankwitz and his wife Kitty are scheduled to attend for a … Read More…

PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

Blast off to Reading! A Summer in the Universe Prescott Public Library’s summer reading program for kids, teens and adults blasts off June 1! The summer reading program encourages everyone to read for pleasure over the summer months with prizes, events and activities to reward you along the way.  Register online, stop by the Youth … Read More…

First Cowboy Contest

First cowboy contest of record in the world was held in Prescott July 4, 1888 by Tricia Lewis, Lewis Marketing & Public Relations One-hundred thirty-two years ago, the first cowboy contest (rodeo) ever held in America was staged in the pines of Prescott, and the tradition continues at the World’s Oldest Rodeo®. Now it’s Prescott’s … Read More…