Daily Archives: May 26, 2015


Fox’s Clever Concepts

Sam Fox loves to conceptualize great dining experiences. Sam Fox never dreamed he would be where he is today. Certainly not when he was a young kid going through the booths at his parents’ deli in Chicago, looking for spare change that slipped out of customers’ pockets. And not when he would bus tables or…


Mentalist Draws on Rich Tradition of Jewish Magicians

There is a long tradition of Jews as magicians, illusionists and mentalists. The most famous of the 19th and early 20th centuries was Harry Houdini, a rabbi’s son born Erik Weisz. Israeli psychic Uri Geller became famous in the 1970s for bending spoons, presumably by merely looking at them. Most people are familiar with David…


Taste of Arizona: Bluewater Grill

Bluewater Grill  $$$ 1720 E Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-277-3474 It’s no secret that desert dwellers love the water. There are more boats per capita in Arizona than any other U.S. state. We also love our seafood. Beginning as kids with fish sticks from TV dinners and school cafeterias, all the way up to…


Solutions for Seniors when Aging is an Issue

For clients from as far away as London, from cities across the U.S. and throughout the Valley of the Sun, Nanean Fann has helped families find care and living environments for their elderly parents. In a classic example of identifying a need and filling it, Elderchoice, the business Nanean founded some 25 years ago, came…


A Friendly Approach to Music

Broadway show tunes and cantorial music roll off senior’s tongue Music makes the world go round for Scottsdale virtuosa Sharon Friendly. The classically trained performer has been singing professionally for most of her life and relishes every opportunity to belt out a tune. “I love the challenge of performing and making people laugh or cry,”…

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