Preparing a menu of fresh, organic, and locally sourced eats, The Center Bistro keeps breakfast and lunch deliciously healthy. Drop in to grab grub for takeout, make use of the attached deli, or enjoy free WiFi while noshing on a chef’s daily omelet ($5), bruschetta ($4), or gourmet street tacos (three for $7). Patrons can relax amid contemporary-style décor whose sleek and stylish interior rivals the comfy, fully furnished insides of a giant white whale.
LifeLock proactively protects members from identity theft with an extensive monitoring and alerts system. The adult identity-theft membership includes identity threat detection and alerts, Internet monitoring, address-change verification, easy access to annual credit reports, and lost-wallet protection. Its team of tech wizards and sleuthing software act as a protective moat around your personal information, scanning for threats including the unauthorized opening of new accounts, loans, or credit cards. A constant search of known criminal websites digs deep into the Internet’s dusty webs, alerting you to the online sale of personal information.
Every year, more than 100 amateur and professional cooks prepare fresh salsas for My Nana's Best Tasting Salsa Challenge. Proceeds from the daylong salsa competition and festival benefit the Arizona Hemophilia Association, which aims to enhance the life of sufferers and advocate for bleeding disorders. Now in its 30th year, the fest brings in more than 20,000 people annually. In addition to the salsa challenge, the Patron Margarita Mix-Off, which takes place from 12:30?3:30 p.m., challenges local bartenders to compete for the title of Best Margarita and a $500 cash prize. Outside of competitions, margaritas and cold beers wash down unlimited chips and salsa, and the rhythms of live bands keep crowds chewing in unison. Parents can accompany their children into a fun zone with multiple bounce houses, interactive games, and a bungee run.
Winner of the Phoenix New Times Best Exotic Nursery award, Tropica Mango nursery fosters a forest of tropical and subtropical fruit trees and oversees a wide inventory of plants suitable for desert climes. Take home a banana ($35–$45), pomegranate ($35), or avocado ($49) tree to provide shade and edibility in your back yard, or watch mango ($55) and guava ($49) trees flourish under the blazing heat of the Sonoran sun. If you have gardening inquiries, Tropica Mango can dole out advice on fertilizing, nurturing, raising fruit trees in a desert environment, and burying VHS tapes in an eco-friendly manner.
The expert purifiers from Pretty in Pink Cleaning Services show up on doorsteps equipped with home-sanitizing tools that abolish domestic dirt and dust during in-depth scrubbing sessions. All grime-eliminating plans are customized to meet a client’s domicile-dusting goals, regardless of the home’s size or number of boarding raccoons. Brooms dance up stairways and sponges skate across bathroom surfaces. Cleaners whirl through houses and apartments like gleam-leaving dervishes, taking out trash, vacuuming, and washing windows. If clients are dissatisfied, a tidying brigade will return to re-scour surfaces at no additional charge.
The expert dirt devils at Master Cleaning Services bring their peerless cleaning prowess to homes throughout the valley. A crew of three trained and friendly staff members arrives onsite to tease dust out of its hiding place, armed with all the equipment, supplies, and one-line koans necessary to get the job done. In the course of 90 minutes, the filth-fighting triumvirate surveys the landscape and sculpts a tidier home via artful use of vacuums, mops, rags, and brooms. Bonded and insured, Master Cleaning Services employs green products on request and can accommodate large-scale products such as spring cleaning or a pre- or postmove dustup.