December 2012

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Of Presents and Presence  
Christmastime means a chance to give thoughtful gifts to the ones we care about. This year, we offer up our list of favorite local gift ideas from Flagstaff and northern Arizona—presents that have a great connection to our place.

In Range
Deep Winter, Deep Canyon
This month, we feature businesses that are new or have adapted to a new approach as we celebrate enterprising endeavors in our community. Among the featured enterprises are medical company on the verge of a big leap, a bicycle rental company doing great things at the Grand Canyon and a wood salvage company that’s making lumber local again.


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The bar known as Annex, a sister business to the Tinderbox Kitchen, has grown into a culinary staple in its own right with a top-notch pub menu that blends with great flavors from their spirits.

by the bottle
Christmas time is here, so we tapped our resident wine expert to offer up a few tips about how to buy wine as gifts—often a tricky endeavor.

Photographer Joel Wolfson has been a longtime Flagstaff-based photographer who has a keen eye for capturing landscape. We catch up with him and get some thoughts about the art of photography.

The revival of the Orpheum Theater celebrates 10 years downtown. So, we talk to one of the owners about the journey, the successes and what the future holds.

Mind & Body
Once Mountain Sky Jazzercise, Tranzend has become a whole other alternative fitness establishment. With winter here, there aerobic offerings provide a great way to get exercise.

Home Distinctions
We tour a home built in the 1970s done in the future-contemporary style at the time. Now, it has a fun and funky vibe that makes it a standout Flagstaff residence.

Inside Tips
With the chance to throw a Christmas or New Year’s Party, we offer up a few product ideas to help with the festivities.




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