Sunday morning, Dan and April Wendt and their two sons were at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, braving wet and windy 30-degree weather to feel the Force at the Star Wars Celebration.
By that night, they had joined about 300 other fans of George Lucas’ saga in line at Toys “R” Us at 1617 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa, hoping to be among the first in the Valley to get their hands on the new line of toys based on ‘Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace.’
“I want figures,” Dan Wendt said. “Figures, ships, Legos. Anything I can find.”
He wasn’t disappointed. Continue reading “STAR POWER: Fanatics make midnight run for ‘Phantom’ toys“
She could have spent retirement spinning her wheels. Instead, Inge Telzerow lets her bicycle worry about that.
“It’s never too late to get into physical fitness,” the 62-year-old Mesa winter resident said. Continue reading “Senior spins wheels — the healthy way”
Tempe residents spoke out against a proposed wave of the future at Thursday night’s City Council meeting. Continue reading “Tempeans protest self-serve gas station”
Films in sermons help show Christmas’ meaning
December is a time of celebration, family gatherings and a flurry of Christmas movies on television. Continue reading “Pastor goes Hollywood in Advent”