July 2012

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The Culture of Cycling FlipBook
Cycling culture, during the last decade, has boomed in Flagstaff. We talk to local cycling enthusiasts about the changes and about how commuter cycling, road riding and the advent of the fixie are mixed in with mountain biking.

In Range
The Last Fifteen Miles  
When it comes to Glen Canyon, much of the pristine canyon ended up underwater with the creation of Lake Powell. Author Michael Engelhard decided to explore what many consider the last 15 miles of the Navajo sandstone gorge in search of the spirit of the Glen.


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In an unusual entry in our home features, we visit the Doney Park area residence of Don Swanson, a woodworker who has built a house by hand and by heart.

We talk to designer Sarah Herron about how to stage an ultimate backyard barbecue or party. We’ll learn what few touches can make a backyard a great place to be and a party there a hit.

The arrival of summer in full swing sent our food writer to the Old Town Creperie, a street café with gourmet food and Old World flair.

by the bottle
Wine expert John Vankat shares his thoughts on Zinfandels, the American-born wine that happens to go great with barbecue.

With the summer Native American festivals at the museum and the heralding of Monsoon rain on the Hopi Mesas, we learn about a Hopi student art project on the reservation where murals are used to tell a story.

We interview Flagstaff’s perennial songster Steve Reynolds, who brings his guitar mastery to many shows and venues during the summer.

Mind & Body
In its second year, the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center hosts a girls’ night out with the environment in mind. The event offers a chance to show women how to choose more sustainable health and beauty products.



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