October 24th, 2019 | Season 4 | 50 mins 39 secs
arcosanti, arizona, arizona republic, author, az, boots and burgers, chandler, clarkdale, cooper state, cottonwood, day tripping, dtphx, forty eight state, goodyear, grand canyon state, hike, history, journalist, litchfield park, native, phoenician, phoenix, phx, podcast, scottsdale, travel
In the first episode of season 4 we are joined by author Roger Naylor. Roger took time to speak with us on the eve of his newest book release 'Arizona State Parks: A Guide to Amazing Places in the Grand Canyon State'.
September 21st, 2019 | Season 3 | 41 mins 56 secs
arizona, arizona capital museum, chandler, dtphx, fair trade, foundre, fry building, gilbert, glendale, goodyear, grand canyon state, heritage square, history, hospitality, hotel, jazz, litchfield park, local first az, mesa, nash, native, phoenix, phx, podcast, recap, roosevelt art district, roosevelt row, rossen house, season 3, sfe, small business, state forty eight, support local, surprise, transplant, wigwam
We sit down for food, drink and conversation at Red's Bar and Grill located at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park to share highlights from each of the episodes from this past season.
September 12th, 2019 | Season 3 | 1 hr 3 mins
arizona, arizona capital museum, arizona science center, cacti, cactus, cowboys, dtphx, forty eight state, ghosts, grand canyon state, haunted, heritage square, higley, history, mansion, museum, native, nobuo, not so, old house, phoenix, phx, pizzeria bianco, podcast, queen anne victorian, rattlesnakes, restoration, roosevelt row. art distric, rosson, victorian era, victorian secrets
In this weeks episode, the final before our recap, we had the pleasure of taking a personal tour of the Rosson House at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix.
September 5th, 2019 | Season 3 | 36 mins 36 secs
arizona, arizona capital museum, canvas, dtphx, forty eight state, grand canyon state, hug medina, murals, native, not so, paintings, phoenix, phx, podcast, roosevelt row. art district, touch, wallace and ladmo
Rob had the opportunity to interview valley artist Hugo Medina following his recent art exhibit at the Arizona Capital Museum. Hugo’s work can be seen throughout the Valley including several murals in downtown Phoenix. One of these murals a tribute to Wallace and Ladmo.
August 29th, 2019 | Season 3 | 54 mins 25 secs
arians family foundation, arizona, asu, brand, bruce arians, cardinals, chandler, churchill, clothing, coyotes, credit union west, dbacks, diamondbacks, entrepreneur, grand canyon state, local, localfirstaz, mlr pro tax and accounting, not so native, nsnaz, phoenix, phx, podcast, sfe, state forty eight, sun devils, suns, susan g komen, t-shirt
State Forty Eight is more than just a t-shirt company, it’s a movement recognized around and beyond the state it calls home.
August 22nd, 2019 | Season 3 | 30 mins 21 secs
arizona, art district, arts, coffee, conscience, downtown, educator, entrepreneur, fair trade, first friday, grand canyon state, local first az, nsnaz, phoenix, phx, podcast, rooseveltrow, small business, teacher
ob along with our special guest host from LocalFirst AZ Kendall Jones enjoy a cup of coffee with Stephanie Vasquez at her Fair Trade Coffee shop on Roosevelt Row in Phoenix Arizona. At Fair Trade ‘coffee with a conscience’ is not simply a phrase or a marketing piece rather its a way of life.
August 8th, 2019 | Season 3 | 38 mins 55 secs
agua caliente, arizona, arizona state research library, az memory project, downtown, four peaks, fry, grand canyon state, history, jack swilling, king woolsey, knights of pythias, majerles, marriage, masons, mischief, murder, not so native, nsnaz, phoenix, podcast, state forty eight, territorial, woolsey wentworth building
We met up with our new friend Mike Bell at Majerle’s Sports Grill in downtown Phoenix. What he shared with us is a true wild west story that tells the tale of a woman that journeyed to Arizona for a new life and through some savvy business dealings and ‘relationships’ she wound up being one of the state’s largest landowners. Enjoy!
February 15th, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 38 secs
arizona, arizona republic, grand canyon state, happy birthday, valentine state, valentines
In this episode Rob shares an article about how Arizona became the Valentine state. The story originally written by Jana Bommersbach appeared in the Arizona Republic February 13th, 2012.