b'Kierland UncommonPlay the Name GameWhats in a name? At The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, creativity, cultural authenticity, and a whole lot of history. Heres what liesTHE RIM LOBBY LOUNGE:The mural byWALTZ & WEISER WHISKEY BAR AND behindthenamesyoullseeArizona artist Ed Mell says it all. Like theCANTINA:Visit this Western saloon, and Grand Canyon the artwork depicts, theyou may just channel the spirits (and hid-around property. lobby incorporates a layered design withden knowledge) of partners Jacob Waltz The Rim Lobby Lounge perched at the, well,and Jacob Weiser, the last miners who rim. Drink in views of Dreamweavers Canyonsupposedly knew the exact location of the and the golf course while sipping some- Lost Dutchman Mine hidden in Arizonas thing from the award-winning wine menu. Superstition Mountains.KIERLAND MINING COMPANY:You mayJ. SWILLINGS POOL BAR & GRILL: drop in here to plan an action-packed stayBecause of Jack Swilling, the Salt (it serves as the headquarters for the resortsRiver Valley became one of the richest many activities), but the name hearkensagricultural areas in the world. (He wasnt back to the states great mining era. known as the Father of Irrigation for nothing.) Because of J. Swillings Pool Bar NELLIE CASHMANS MONDAY CLUB& Grill, you never have to go thirsty while CAF:Named for the The Angel ofsunning by the pool.the Mining Camp, Nellie Cashmans celebrates the legacy of ArizonasBRITTLEBUSH BAR & GRILL:Spend favorite female prospector, restauranteur,some time on the resorts golf courses, philanthropist, and businesswoman. and youre bound to come across a few brittlebushes, the Sonoran Desert plant that bursts into golden blossoms in the springtime, and lends its name to The Westin Kierland Golf Clubs gastropub- style restaurant.16 THE WESTIN KIERLAND MAGAZINE'