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Enjoy a Day at the Tapped Brew Festival

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Enjoy a Day at the Tapped Brew Festival

Calling all beer aficionados! Tapped Brew Fest is coming to Phoenix May 7, 2016! Join your fellow beer-lovers in celebrating the growing craft beer community. With 60 different beers to try from 30 different breweries, this is an event you won’t want to miss. About Tapped Brew Festival in Phoenix What: Tapped Brew Festival aims to expose guests to the family of craft beer, the regional brewing heritage, local breweries, restaurants and pubs while having a great time. Don’t miss out on the fun and games. Monster Beer Pong – play beer...

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Chipotle Cultivate Festival Returns to WestWorld

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Chipotle Cultivate Festival Returns to WestWorld

Chipotle Cultivate is a festival that brings great music, food and ideas together. On April 30, 2016, Chipotle will be bringing all of these things to Westworld in Scottsdale and admission is free! So whether you’re passionate about live music, love great food, or are just looking for something fun and free to do, Chipotle Cultivate is the festival for you. Music Lineup for the Festival Spend the day enjoying live performances by seven different artists. Young the Giant Echosmith Lukas Graham Betty Who Holychild Jared & The Mill DJ...

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What does Facial Symmetry have to do with Orthodontia?

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What does Facial Symmetry have to do with Orthodontia?

Having orthodontic treatment such as braces can change the way we feel about ourselves and our smile, but did you know that your orthodontist can also improve your facial symmetry? Not only do braces straighten your teeth, but they sometimes change the overall appearance of your face. Asymmetry often starts at the mouth, and braces work to correct the overall symmetry of your face. Below are common problems that orthodontics can fix: Underbite Under bites cause the chin to protrude out and make its overall appearance bigger. Fixing the jaw...

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Best Celebrity April Fool’s Jokes

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Best Celebrity April Fool’s Jokes

For centuries, the first day of April has been celebrated as the day to play jokes and pranks on loved ones or on the public at large. Every now and then, celebrities and familiar faces from the entertainment world get in on the action, or are targets of pranks, themselves. Here’s a look at some famous jokes played on famous people. The Best April Fools Jokes Played on Celebrities How old is Britney, really? Back when Britney Spears was a teen sensation, long before the pressures of fame got to her, she was the target of a joke on the Wall...

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Toothbrush Alternatives When You’re on the Go

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Toothbrush Alternatives When You’re on the Go

The toothbrush is often the first item packed when planning a trip, but sometimes, it’s so commonplace that it’s forgotten. We can easily assume we packed it without thinking twice about it, only to discover ourselves without once we’ve reached our destination. If you have lost or forgotten your toothbrush on a trip, and you’re not able to buy a replacement, here’s some ways you can still maintain your oral care habits. Toothbrush Alternatives when Traveling or Camping If you have toothpaste. Find the thickest paper towel you can,...

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Spring Cleaning Time! Some Interesting Facts about Spring Cleaning

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Spring Cleaning Time! Some Interesting Facts about Spring Cleaning

The ritual of spring cleaning has been around for centuries. It’s the practice of giving your home a deep cleaning when the weather gets warmer. While we’ve had a reasonably mild winter here in the Phoenix area, anyway, it’s still a great time to get into some heavy duty cleaning. To get you in the spirit, we’re bringing you a history of the tradition and some tips on how to really get down and dirty in order to get your home squeaky clean! The History of Spring Cleaning Researchers have traced the potential origins of spring cleaning...

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What is my Toothache Telling Me?

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What is my Toothache Telling Me?

So you’ve got a toothache, chances are you’ve already scheduled a visit with your dentist but now you want to know what caused it. Well there are several factors that lead to painful toothache and there might be some habits you want to change to prevent this happening again. What Causes a Toothache? Tooth decay is the lead cause for a toothache. Tooth decay is caused when the buildup of plaque on teeth promotes the growth of bacteria. This bacteria creates acids which can erode the enamel of a tooth causing infection and pain. Plaque...

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Meditation in the Form of Coloring Books

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Meditation in the Form of Coloring Books

Remember walking into class after drinking a satisfying Capri-Sun and downing a lunchable with your friends? Sitting down with a pack of Crayola in your hands and coloring book was the best way to explore your creativity and have some fun with your friends. Well, it turns out that coloring books are no longer just for kids. While they may seem like fun distractions, studies have shown that adult coloring book could be an alternative to meditation for some. If you take a look at Amazon’s bestseller list you will find that many of the top...

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Best Italian Food in Scottsdale

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Best Italian Food in Scottsdale

One of the great parts about living in Scottsdale and the East Valley are the several options we have for dining. Whatever you’re in the mood for is available somewhere nearby, whether you’re feeling classic American, spicy Mexican, or carbalicious Italian food! Here’s our top picks for places in Scottsdale to pick up a plate of pasta! Our Top 3 Scottsdale Restaurants for Italian Food 1. Il Bosco. Whether you’re looking for a great spot for a business lunch or a dinner party, Il Bosco has the perfect brick oven for you! Specializing in...

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What is Involved in an Oral Cancer Screening?

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What is Involved in an Oral Cancer Screening?

While most people are aware of the many different types of cancer that affect people throughout the world, you may not know much about oral cancer and how it begins. During its initial stages, oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that doesn’t go away. Like all other forms of cancer, oral cancer, which includes cancer on the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, and hard palate, can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated early. What is an Oral Cancer Screening? Typically part of a routine dental exam, an oral cancer...

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