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January 2, 2013 #163

“SHIP!!,”“STOMP,” AND DOO WOP PG 33

PLAZA BISTRO PG 39

TRAVEL: PHOENIX, AZ PG 59

Bobby Blair Publisher Kevin Hopper Associate Publisher Cliff Dunn Editor Contributors Duncan St. Thibault, Tom Bonanti, Andy Kress, Adam Strong, Robert Elias Deaton, Richard David Chamberlain, Justin Jones, Grant James, Alex Vaughn Editorial Photographers Dennis Dean, Stephen Kuttner, Ginger Milligan Art Department Niki Lopez Graphic Designer Sales Display Advertising sales@guymag.net - 954-380-8563 x2101 Keith Chamlee 954-380-8563 x2111 National Sales Rivendell Media National Ad Representatives 212-242-6863 Display Deadlines Ad Production Request: Wednesday, Noon Camera-Ready Ads: Friday, Noon Classifieds Deadlines Text Ad Placement: Thursday, Noon Classified Display Ad Production/Placement Request: Thursday, Noon Camera-Ready Classified Display Ad: Friday, Noon Media Board of Advisors Alan Beck, Keith Blackburn, Robert Boo, Reece Darham, Terry DeCarlo, Richard Hack, Kevin Hopper, Paul Hugo, Peter Jackson, Krishan Manners, Mark Negrete, Jackson Padgett, Gary Santis, Jason Tamanini, Brett Tannenbaum, Dean Trantalis, Victor Zepka Main Office 2435 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Phone 954-380-8563 Fax 954-380-8567 editor@guymag.net

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COVER

New Year/ New You 2013: Live Dangerously By Cliff Dunn

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Resolution, noun: A firm decision to do or not to do something. Having proven beyond a doubt that the Mayans didn’t know jack about calendarmaking, you have no more ‘reliable’ excuses for putting off what you’ve been dreading since you first put on big-boy pants: It’s time to get serious about being the best [Your Name] you were meant to be. No matter what your personal and professional situation, you can—and should—make a statement about how you want, no expect, to be perceived in 2013. (Or for Chinese New Year aficionados, the “Year of the Snake”— what does that say to you?) If you want to make your new year as bright as our Cover Guy, Victor Manuel plans to, try these easybreezy ideas on for size, for a Happy and Confident New Year: FACE OFF: A twice-weekly facial scrub will keep your skin fresh and youthful, son. DRY, GUY: Men sweat. Use a deodorant containing antiperspirant. LIGHTEN YOUR LOAD: A hair cut will make you look five years younger (and 10 pounds lighter). HAIR TO ETERNITY: Trim your nose and ear hair. Seriously. T PARTY: An undershirt keeps sweat stains from your dress shirts. POLISH IT OFF: Shine your shoes. BRIGHT AND TIGHT: Keep you pearly whites looking healthy with regular use of whitening toothpaste, applying breath freshener as needed (which is more than you think)—and scheduling a dental teeth-cleaning won’t kill you either. Photo by Dennis Dean

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THE SCENE

Wrapping Up the Old Year Gayborhood Style By Alex Vaughn

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Although the holidays are technically over (unless you are Eastern Orthodox), ’tis still the season to be kind, forgiving, generous, welcoming, and much more. The final week of 2012 was a whirlwind of festive events, with the community coming out in force to not only celebrate the holidays, but to show their appreciation and generosity for charities and organizations that benefit us all. Also, the world did not end. First up was a trip to Boca for the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce 31st Annual Holiday Auction. Always one of the most popular events of the year, it draws anywhere from 300 to 400 people for an evening of networking and fun competition to see who claims the exciting auction items! It helps support the many successful programs of the Boca Chamber and ensures the development of future programs. A number of restaurants and hospitality businesses including Avita Coffee, Buddha Sky Bar, Corner Bakery Cafe, Hooters, and Via Mizner Golf & Country Club provided the food and cocktails. From there it was straight to the RBC (Rainbow Business Coalition) holiday gathering at Satori in Fort Lauderdale. Movers and shakers enjoyed the delicious food provided by Georgie’s Alibi and Pinche Taqueria. On hand to network and bring in festive cheer were Georgie’s Alibi owner Jackson Padgett, Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber CEO Keith Blackburn and Fast Printz owner Victor Flores. Providing glitz and glamour (besides me, of course) was drag performer and reigning Miss Stonewall Deja Devonier. A trip down I-95 to Miami brought us to the perfect combination event of cocktails, fashion and boys in underwear: Creative Male in Midtown! With the discounted prices and all proceeds going to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force there really wasn’t anything more you could ask for. Brands included Pistol Pete, Private Structure, Whittall & Shon, Tulio and Pump, to name a few. Picking up the slack after the closing of Matty’s on the Drive, neighbor New Moon kicked off its own “Wild Wednesdays” and 75 cent drinks, with both regulars and some new faces coming out to enjoy the tunes spun by DJ Silvio. Across town at The Boardwalk Bar, impresario Victor Zepka also

Keith Blackburn launched a 75 cents drink night, “Wilder” than ever before. Although the world didn’t end, the party to send it off was happening at the Village Pub, including 2-4-1 chips all night. Joan Rivers (or in this case, our very own Joe Posa) was on hand to dish the apocalyptic dirt and wisecracks on the special evening that wasn’t (and yet still managed to be). Monkey Business hosted the Illusions Cabaret, which was filled with the sounds of the season as Dee Dee Van Carter and the cast presented their annual Christmas Show, which blended traditional carols, classical tunes, and spiritual songs into “Joyful, Joyful, Joyful Music!” Fast forward a bit to New Year’s Day, and adult musclebear musical group UNIT-911 took to the stage at Boom on Wilton Drive to perform their hit “WOOF! (Give it to Me),” as well as a new release, “Daddy Cool.” The best thing about being in Fort Lauderdale for the holidays is the fact that even though my family is thousands of miles away, my Florida family is close at hand. In the words of another Englishman, “God bless us everyone!”

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Boardwalk Boys at the Tea Cruise

Like a Boss: Brian Neal, Deja Devonier, Bobby Blair

Tea Cruise chums Jesse DelaVega, John Martinez and John Buckley

Tea Cruise diva Marvin Nathan Tea Party:

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Holiday Colors: Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida

All Hugs: Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida


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Tea Cruise Tilt: Luis Alvarado, Omar Vargas and Matthew Tomcova

Just Friends: Robbie and Justyn

Boom: Ceaser, Chris and Joe

Boom: Marvin and JB

Tea Cruise: Pichai and Jamie

Boom: Bob and Lisa

On the Town: Alex Vaughn

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THE WEEK

“Ship!!,” “Stomp,” and Doo Wop THE WEEK 1/2 to 1/8/2013 By Grant James

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Stomp: Trashcans, Bananas, and Brooms—Oh My! oKick off 2013 right with the world’s favorite percussion troupe. Along with loads of obscure items—bananas, sand and athlete’s chalk to name a few—this fave of the 2012 London Games turns trashcan lids, brooms, sticks, and various other “everyday” objects into the instruments for your evening’s soundtrack. The seriously resourceful and innovative show has been rummaging its way through the hearts of worldwide audiences since 1991, and it’s worth the drive west to catch it. At the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m. (2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs).

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“Keep Calm” (and Be Gay) oThe phrase “Keep Calm and …” has become an Internet sensation, hoisting its meme-like self into various permutations (“Keep Calm and Watch Twilight,” “… and Roll One,” “… and Go Shopping,” to name a few). What many don’t know is that the original phrase, “Keep Calm and Carry On” was coined during World War II to boost British morale (and you thought that’s why they invented ‘wanking’). The “Keep Calm” exhibit offers up works of art

featuring the proto-meme as it appeared before, during, and after the war. See how painters, photographers, fashion designers, and many others all played their integral roles during this world-shattering period, and its impact upon British culture. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Norton Museum of Art (1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach).

Set Sail for Holy Ship!! oThe electronic dance music cruise Holy Ship!! Will set sail January 4, but you can catch the blowout pre-sail party in Downtown Fort Lauderdale at Revolution Live before it weighs anchor (whatever that means). A-Trak, Jack Beats, and 12th Planet are set to perform, but you never know who might just show up (last year the almighty Skrillex made an onstage cameo). At 8 p.m., Revolution Live (100 SW 3 Ave., Fort Lauderdale).

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The Original Edward & Bella: Romeo & Juliet

Seinfeld: Not Just an Empty (Puffy) Shirt

oNext to “Twilight” and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the tale of Romeo and Juliet could be the greatest love story of all time. (Right? Right?) Romance, rivalry, betrayal, and death make this Shakespearean story both juicy and relatable even in modern times. (It’s like a long episode of “Gossip Girl,” complete with a perfect M. Knight Shyamalan twist ending.) See the classic tale in ballet form, performed by the State Theatre Ballet of Russia, choreographed and produced by Michael Lavrovsky. At 7:30 p.m., at the Parker Playhouse (707 NE 8 St., Fort Lauderdale).

oNBC’s long-running hit series “Seinfeld”—can you believe it went off the air in 1998!—owed its success to many factors: Elaine’s ahead-of-her-time dance moves, Kramer’s memorable entrances at inopportune moments, George’s reliably bad luck, and a universe of unique and original supporting characters and nemeses. But head and shoulders above Bubble Boys and Soup Nazis alike was the timing and temper of star Jerry Seinfeld. The comedian seems to have never stopped doing standup, and will likely continue to induce laughs until the day he dies. See what all the fuss was—and is—about, at 8 p.m., in the Hard Rock Live (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood).

John Lennon, without Yoko to Hate oThe eight-person ensemble known as The Nutopians, is touring to honor one of the greatest musicians of all time: John Lennon. “Imagined” is a celebration of Lennon’s work, both with The Beatles and solo. A legend both for his time and long after, Lennon’s work is eternal. From song narratives to an array of instruments acoustic and electric, the multifaceted Nutopians “inspire a whole new appreciation for the icon’s music.” At 6:30 p.m. in the Kravis Center (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach).

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25 Years of Art on Las Olas (It’s Spanish for “The Olas”) oThis month, Las Olas Boulevard celebrates its 25th Annual Art Fair, which is cause to feel both incredibly proud and similarly old. The Art Fair hosts the work of over 150 artists (who are usually at the event to meet and greet), which is available for purchase at surprisingly reasonable prices. Free admission makes this a no-brainer for anyone looking for a nice way to spend a weekend in the cultural center of South


THE WEEK Florida. Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (600 E Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale.)

Who Said You Could Sing? GMCSF Auditions

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oOpen auditions for the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida will take place on Monday January 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral (or Saturday, January 5 at 9:30 a.m., if you’re a morning person). Bringing your music with is encouraged but not necessary (as the director may ask you to sing another song on the spot). Joining the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida is a serious commitment and requires a lot of time and effort, but the rewards are immeasurable. Who needs the shower, when you can sing on the stage (although a shower before the auditions is highly recommended, you know.) Pre-registration must be completed ahead of time online at gaymenschorusofsouthflorida.org. (1480 SW 9 Ave., Fort Lauderdale).

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Jazz Brunch at Riverwalk oThe once a month Arts and Entertainment District tradition features live music on three stages, with a smorgasbordic selection of food from local restaurants and vendors available for purchase (or pack a lunch if you prefer). Either way, jazz is the draw and the draw is no disappointment. In the shadow of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (20 N New River Dr. East, Fort Lauderdale).

Doo Wop: See It While It Isn’t Dead oWho says Doo Wop is dead? (On life support, maybe.) The vocal-based rhythm and blues harmonies that originated in the 1940s and 50s is what your Gramps was really doing during WW2 (and not storming the Fuhrerbunker, as he bragged). “I Only Have Eyes For You” was one of the most popular love songs of its time (especially the widely-known version by The Flamingos version), and it remains timeless for a reason. Join Terry Johnson’s Flamingos, Kenny Vance (formerly with Jay and the Americans) and The Planotones, Jimmy Clanton, and The Mystics as they sing their way back into your hearts. At 7 p.m., at the Parker Playhouse (707 NE 8 Street Fort Lauderdale).

The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida is holding auditions Photo by Stephen Kuttner

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Salute to Vienna, Mein Herr oInspired by the Vienna Philharmonic’s world famous New Year’s concert, the “Neujahrskonzert” (we can’t pronounce it either), the “Salute to Vienna” is now in its 14th season (although the Neu-whatever was first performed in 1939, and has continued annually ever since). Tickets are in such high demand that they have to be pre-registered a year in advance. A cast of 75 European musicians, singers and dancers takes the stage with a classic Strauss approach. At 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach).

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Mack the Knife (and Maybe the Spoon, too) at China Grill Power Lunch oMack Power Lunches are great opportunities for professionals to meet, mingle, and develop lasting relationships. They’re for those who are social, but who maybe don’t have gobs of time to sift through the entire landscape of local networking events. These gay- and straight-friendly events “pride” themselves on creating strong, professional friendships within the business community, and are a wonderful alternative for someone who prefers a luncheon to cocktails at a bar. Starts at 11:30 a.m. at China Grill in the Hilton Fort Lauderdale (1881 SE 17 St., Fort Lauderdale).

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DINING

Plaza Bistro If You Build It, They Will Come By Richard David Chamberlain

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The space stood empty, an unused tennis court surrounded by chainlink fencing, its cracked macadam sprouting weeds as Mother Nature began to reclaim her territory. But the folks behind the Royal Palms Resort and Spa had another idea. In what seemed like an overnight transition, some black top was slapped down, some hedges were planted, and an outdoor restaurant was born full-term. It all happened so fast, if we didn’t know better, we would think there was a genie and lamp involved. The brain child of Royal Palms set the stage—ultra flattering for everything Resort general manager Philip Lafond and execubut reading the menu, which the skilled staff tive chef Justin Mathys, the Plaza Bistro is the has committed to memory in any case. (For the latest installment of the area’s transformation by historians, there once were four umbrellas at the Per Sanda, a Swedish hedge fund manager, which PB. However, one got stolen—go figure—and the has spent in excess of $22 million buying up lowother is broken; and then there were two.) rise motels (and one spare tennis court) to create The Braised Pork Loin ($20) is a savory cut the self-styled North Beach Village. The Plaza lightly seasoned and drizzled with a sauce chasBistro is its first stand-alone restaurant, and it is an seur, which tasted of mushrooms and shallots absolute winner. and who-knows-what-else. (The sauce itself could Mathys works out of a trailer, and not a large be an appetizer.) The filet on the menu is called one at that, which sits behind a light-twinkled Hanger Steak ($20), which is known throughout hedge. We couldn’t help but peak behind the Europe as Onglet. While rare to see on menus in plants, of course, and discovered a stainlessthe United States (and rarer still to find in grocery steel kitchen sitting on a trailer pod cranking out stores), it is a well-known cut to butchers who meals like the best pro kitchen in town. usually take this meat home for themselves. We ordered a starter of Bruschetta ($9) that Tender and richly flavored, it sits on the plate we inhaled with such gusto that we almost missed spooned by roasted rosemary potatoes and spinthe flavor of the perfectly crisp Crostino topped ach, and is good enough to get five stars. with tomato and basil, misted with a balsamic The Poached Salmon ($22), which came highly glaze. We also managed to borrow a taste of the recommended but remained unselected, made Artichoke Spinach Dip ($12) that our neighbors a late appearance at the now-famous next door were devouring and insisted we try. Scooped onto neighbor’s table, and while we were offered none a seasoned pita chip, it was tempting enough for despite our doggy eyes, they did assure us that us to attempt to double dip, but we were stopped the advanced billing for the fish-du-jour was well with a stern glare of impropriety. deserved, in a sensational white wine sauce. Waiting for our entrees, we accessed It shares the plate with baby asparagus the mood of the place. In a word: wrapped in apple bacon. Too cute. Romantic. There are chimney candles Of course, there are desserts, 2900 Belmar St. on each of 10 tables, placed just so and of course we tasted the Apple Fort Lauderdale, under two huge white umbrellas Crumb Pie ($8) and the Key Lime Pie FL 33304 adjacent to several lounge seat($8). Yes, we’re still licking our lips— 954-245-2574 ing areas with illuminated cubes to Guy Magazine style.

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HEALTH

Ulcers Are No Fun!

It’s Not Just a Tummy Ache By Andy Kress

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Many Americans each year mistake heartburn and indigestion for a larger underlying problem—an ulcer. Many of these ulcers are caused by unregimented eating habits and lifestyle, as well as over-consumption of NSAID pain relievers like aspirin and ibuprofen. Ulcers are very common, occurring across race and gender, and they tend to go untreated due to wrongful self-diagnoses and treatment. There are three kinds of ulcers that are named for the area of the body in which they develop. Any sore that erodes the mucus membrane lining of the digestive tract is called a peptic ulcer, so named because they are formed in areas exposed to stomach acids and pepsin. Another type of ulcer that also exists in the digestive tract is called a duodenum ulcer, which occurs in the upper part of the intestine. The final type is a gastric ulcer, and can be found in the stomach lining. Duodenum and gastric ulcers are much less common then peptic ulcers, but are just as excruciating. The burning sensation that these ulcers create can be almost pinpointed by the victim and usually occurs two to three hours after eating. The burning sensation is usually confused for heartburn and indigestion, typically letting the ulcer worsen, as it then goes untreated. This turns the ulcer into a raging and painful addition to daily life. And just as some ulcers are painful, others are pain-free, making their diagnoses even harder to detect. These ulcers reveal themselves through intestinal bleeding, bloating, and gas with possible nausea and vomiting. Doctors have found that most ulcers are created and develop when a common bacterium, called Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori) infects the intestinal tract. However, there can be many underlying lifestyle factors other than the bacteria that contribute to obtaining an ulcer. Some of the main factors are heavy smoking, overconsumption of alcohol, emotional and physical stress, and hereditary predisposition. Please note, smokers with ulcers often have reoccurrences and poor healing until they quit smoking altogether. Stress-related ulcers can subside in the same environment, but usually you must remove the stress-related activity. Treatment for ulcers may vary and doctors usually first prescribe an antibiotic to eradicate the H. pylori bacteria. Home remedies of over-thecounter drugs typically do more harm than good: As these remedies are not targeted for ulcers, but

rather for the short term treatment of heartburn, they commonly create more unwanted symptoms (such as headache, nausea, and weakness). Over-the-counter treatments like Pepcid make peptic ulcers worse by further disturbing the balance of pepsin in the stomach. Some prolonged cases have led to kidney damage. The best way to treat and prevent an ulcer and its reoccurrences is through diet. Watching what goes in your mouth is the most important thing when subsiding an ulcer or preventing a new one. And no, a bland diet of high fiber and lots of foods you hate to eat is no longer necessary, even though it may still be prescribed. Treating the ulcer is more about avoiding foods. Certain triggers can vary for many individuals, but the main ones include caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, peppermint, tomatoes and tomato products, and fatty foods. Now that you know the facts on ulcers, don’t let your eating habits and lifestyle create a daily reminder that you can’t forget. Be well and be strong, through good nutrition.

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TRAVEL

The Valley of the Sun Phoenix, AZ

By Robert Elias Deaton

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Phoenix is the capital of Arizona, and the largest metropolitan area in the state—a place we have honestly tried to love. For all its magnificence, and the natural beauty that surrounds this land, it’s hard to ignore the heat. We’re not talking temperature, of course, even though in the summer that can easily exceed 110. We’re speaking of intolerDesert Botanical Garden ance and bigotry and waves Photo by Simeon87 of legislation that have been plants arranged in settings that serve to educate as voted upon and passed into state law to marginwell as inspire. The Butterfly Café in the garden alize immigrants and prevent gay marriage, and offers an authentic Sonoran Nopalito Salad for oppress all those who support efforts to legally $9.95. It is one of the few places in the United legitimatize these diverse minorities. States serving chopped Prickly Pear Cactus paddles, combined in a delicious recipe with shrimp, Despite these trends, Phoenix is an incredibly tomatoes, sweet roasted corn, red onions, white unique vacation spot, beginning with one of the beans, crisp romaine lettuce, and panela cheese. finest hotels in the world. The Arizona Biltmore (2400 E Missouri Ave.), a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, The majority of gay Phoenix is located in the opened in 1929 with a design inspired by Frank Melrose district of downtown, around Seventh Lloyd Wright. Meticulously maintained and Avenue from Camelback to Indian School Roads. subtlety improved, this showplace is so special Over 30 bars and nightclubs spread out from this that should you be unable to stay in a room or central core, with our favorite being the alwayssuite here, do not miss the tours given on Tuesday, colorful Charlie’s Phoenix (727 W Camelback Thursday, and Saturday at 10 a.m. The 39 acres of Rd.). This Country-Western outpost is the place landscaped gardens, the 22,000-square-foot spa where we first learned to two-step, so, of course, and fitness center, and two championship 18-hole it’s full of personal memories. That aside, the golf courses make this property a one-of-a-kind cowboys are hot and the outside volleyball court is treasure that is that special. something else on a Sunday afternoon in the sun. Visit historic Heritage Square and discover Speaking of sun, there’s lots of it here--330 days Phoenix at its turn-of-the-last-century finest. a year for those keeping score. There are essenLocated at Seventh and Monroe Streets, this tially two seasons: Summer (running May through block-long step-back-in-time is centered around November) and spring (running December through the Rosson House Museum, housed in an 1895 April). This is the place for those who like their Victorian home originally built by Dr. and Mrs. heat on the dry side and north of the 100 mark. Roland Rosson (at a cost of $7, 525—a veritable fortune at the time). The Nobuo at Teeter House Keep in mind that every bit of water here is is a tea-house built inside an 1899 rental property. imported one way or another, including the 2.5 Other historic properties available to explore: the million gallons of the stuff that fill the wave pool 1881 Forest Burgess Carriage House, a 1900 at Big Surf Waterpark (1500 N McClintock Dr.) bungalow called the Silva House, as well as the in Tempe, 12 miles to the east of Phoenix. Catch 1901 Stevens-Haustgen House. five-foot waves there every summer, mechanically produced like clockwork every three minutes. It’s The Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N Galvin the way they do it in the Valley of the Sun. Parkway) is 145 acres of cactus and native flora

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