NearandFarAZ

6 cool traits that set Scottsdale, AZ, apart

Western chic meets outdoor splendor Think of your coolest friend. You know the one. She’s out running a desert trail in the morning, taking in a hip art festival in the afternoon, and then ready for a night… Read More

Wild horses ‘dragged me’ into the Old West

Finding the Salt River Wild Horses With all due respect to the Rolling Stones’ classic “wild horses couldn’t drag me away” lyric, it turns out that Arizona’s herd of free-roaming Salt River Wild Horses can, in fact, drag… Read More

A desert Christmas: Cooler than you might think

When I moved from the upper plains of North Dakota to the desert southwest of Arizona years ago, one of the questions I frequently got from friends back home went something like this: “How do you get into… Read More