Hash Kitchen


We had to wait a few more months, but Hash Kitchen breakfast/bar finally opened in early June. This is the fourth location for the modern eatery, which is located in the Arcadia Gateway Center at 44th St. and Indian School Road. Hash serves all the breakfast favorites plus its own twist on classics like eggs benedict, as well as specialty breakfast drinks. For more: hashkitchen.com.


A new nutrition business has opened at Biltmore Fashion Park. One Stop Nutrition has more than 30 locations and welcomed its newest at the Biltmore in June. Each shop offers nutritional shakes, coffee, free Wi-Fi, tanning and an educated staff on hand to answer nutrition questions. One Stop is open seven days a week. For more: onestopnutrition.com.


Arcadia has welcomed Lola Coffee, which opened in late May. This coffee shop offers iced/hot coffee and tea drinks, plus a breakfast menu including oatmeal, omelets and breakfast burritos. Lola occupies the former space for Masterpiece Donuts on the northwest corner of 40th St. and Indian School Road. For more, visit the Lola Coffee Facebook page.


A banquet-style candy shop has opened up in the Biltmore area on the corner of 24th St. and Camelback. Sweet Tooth Candy Buffets is a custom candy design business catering to special events such as birthdays, bridal and baby showers and corporate events. If you’re looking for something to sweeten up your event, Sweet Tooth might have just what you need – in the form of donuts, cake pops, sour belts and rice krispie treats. For more: sweettoothcandybuffets.com.


In July, Fired Pie is turning 6. In honor of its anniversary, all 19 Valley locations will be celebrating with discounts for guests. On Monday, July 15, any entree or pizza will be just $6 all day. Fired Pie is open for lunch and dinner and offers not just pizza, but mac and cheese, salads and dessert, too. For more: firedpie.com.


Up with People Junior, a camp for kids ages 8–12, will offer a summer session during the month of July. From July 15–19, kids can learn songs and dances from around the world, participate in activities and learn about different cultures. “We have the opportunity to teach children to appreciate other cultures, to be leaders who can impact change and to have empathy for all people,” said Site Director Paula Duncan. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Black Theatre Troupe, 1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix. For more: upwithpeoplejr.org.


Students from 4th to 12th grade are invited to join Arcadia High School’s 2019 Soccer Camp. Dates are July 8 – 11 from 7-9 p.m. Attendees will be training with Adam Zweiback and Keith Diamanti, AHS’ varsity soccer coaches and will improve soccer skills such as ball control, running and dribbling. Make sure to bring cleats, guards, a water bottle and a ball. The cost for four days is $60 per person. To register: touchbase.susd.org or azweiback@gmail.com.


You’ve heard of wax, now get ready for a unique hair removal solution. Sugar Sugar opened its second location in Arcadia on 28th St. and Indian School in April of this year. The company specializes in organic and vegan beauty, with a focus on sugar hair removal, spray tans, lashes and skincare. Rather than using wax, this company uses a combo of sugar, lemon and water to successfully remove hair from all over. For more: mysugarsugar.com.


At 16th St. and Bethany Home is a new wellness boutique that focuses on the use of CBD oil for health and beauty. Owner Cathleen Mitchell opened Kaya Hemp Co. early this year with the motto: “Conscious Goods for Conscious People,” which is seen through an array of CBD topicals, tinctures/oils and CBD-infused skincare products. “Part of our mission is to educate people about the healing properties of CBD and to empower our clients to live healthier lives,” Mitchell said. For more: kayahempco.com.


Arizona State University researchers are recruiting breast cancer survivors for an 8-week series of classes that start in Scottsdale on Wednesday mornings through August 28 at Gardens of Scottsdale, 6001 E. Thomas Road. Three different classes will be offered. Participants will learn gentle movement techniques during one session and engage in educational support in the other session. Participants who complete the study will receive $70 in gift cards. For more: 602-496-2329 or RnR@asu.edu.