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Scottsdale Quarter will host Santa Social on Nov. 26

Scottsdale Quarter

Scottsdale Quarter, the Valley’s premier open-air shopping destination with more than 75 popular retail and dining choices, will usher in the holiday season with The Santa Social, the center’s highly-anticipated annual event, on Saturday, November 26, beginning at noon, in The Quad. The popular event, now in its fifth year, will feature a day of… Read More →

Carlson Creek Vineyard begins happy hour at tasting room


On the heels of opening their second tasting room in Scottsdale, the family-owned Arizona winery Carlson Creek Vineyard is now offering happy hour every Wednesday through Friday from 2 – 6 p.m. at their Scottsdale location only (4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251). Oenophiles will be able to enjoy $6 glasses of their 2012… Read More →

15 of Arizona’s finest young musicians will perform at MIM


Fifteen of the state’s brightest and most-talented young musicians will display their impressive virtuosity and remarkable musicianship at the 2016 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Fall Concert on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. Tickets are $20. Students from high schools in Ahwatukee, Anthem, Chandler,… Read More →

Grand Prix of Scottsdale returns Nov. 4-6

Grand Prix of Scottsdale producers

After much success in its inaugural 2015 event, the Grand Prix of Scottsdale announced this year’s Grand Prix of Scottsdale on Nov. 4-6. The streets of Downtown Scottsdale will transform into a cinematic, modern day version of the Roaring 1920s with over 20,000 expected attendees from across the Valley participating in the three-day Gatsby experience that aims to turn back the clock. Racing teams will have… Read More → presents the ‘Decoding Annie Parker’ movie event

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Told with breathtaking honesty, and starring Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul and Bradley Whitford, “Decoding Annie Parker” will receive an exclusive Phoenix-area screening on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 6:30 pm. The event location is Venue 8600, 8600 E. Anderson Dr., Scottsdale, AZ. Besides the movie screening, the evening will also include a humorous look at… Read More →

Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships tickets on sale

Scottsdale Polo Championships

The 6th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, “The World’s Greatest Polo Party” and America’s most attended polo event, return to the fields of WestWorld of Scottsdale, bigger and better than ever Saturday, November 5th. Tickets are now on sale in many categories that sold out last year. The day starts at 10:00 a.m. with a full… Read More →

Flying Scarfs launches ‘Every Scarf Has A Story’


Flying Scarfs, a veteran owned non-profit enterprise, seeks to reshape the manner in which Americans think about social change with launch of “Every Scarf Has A Story,” a campaign dedicated to the empowerment of artisans not just in Afghanistan but all over the world through fashion. Ranging from $19 – $39, the Flying Scarfs collection… Read More →

Pokémon Go and the potential for increased accidents

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Augmented reality games like Pokémon Go, while holding great promise to promote exercise, also increase the potential for distraction-related death, according to one of the first articles on the subject to be published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. The article, written by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson surgery faculty members, Bellal A. Joseph,… Read More →

Keep it Cut is looking for Valley’s best mustaches and beards


Calling all lip sweaters, flavor savors, crumb catchers and caterpillars , a local men’s salon is holding its first beard and mustache contest to help raise funds for a local non-profit. Keep It Cut presents the 2016 Mr. Stache Competition on Saturday, November 5 during the Scottsdale Grand Prix Gatsby Lawn Party. In keeping with… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week: Which designers are showing and when?

Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

Phoenix Fashion Week, the Valley’s leading authority on fashion, will host its annual series of runway shows, October 13th – 15th, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Talking Stick Resort, located at 9800 Talking Stick Way in Scottsdale. The three-day event celebrates the conclusion of a four-month emerging designer boot camp, led by mentor and True Religion… Read More →

Mercado at Scottsdale Ranch adds 3 new retailers


Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) added three new retailers at The Mercado at Scottsdale Ranch on East Via Linda and Mountain View Road in Scottsdale: Crave Grounds, Lee’s Martial Arts and Hearing USA. Additionally, a change in ownership of two established restaurants, The Egg I Am and Violá! French Bistro – as well as menu expansion for… Read More →

Bake like you work at Sprinkles Cupcakes with new baking book

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Today’s great American baking book has arrived in a special debut from Candace Nelson, founder and pastry chef of Sprinkles. “The Sprinkles Baking Book: 100 Secret Recipes from Candace’s Kitchen” hits shelves on October 25, 2016 and is currently available for pre-order online. Sweet-toothed readers who pre-order the book from Sprinkles will receive two free… Read More →

Spiced pumpkin pedicures and more spa specials at Hotel Valley Ho


Enjoy an array of fabulous fall specials at VH Spa for Vitality + Health this October and November. This results-focused spa inside the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale offers relaxing lounges, saunas, a high-tech fitness center, access to the hotel’s two pools and complimentary valet parking. Treat yourself to special services featuring the… Read More →

Simply Cardio brings new fitness concept to Scottsdale

Simply Cardio

Located in the heart of Old Town, Simply Cardio officially opened its doors on Thursday, September 1, bringing a 30-minute workout to Scottsdale. Known as “the gym for busy people,” the upscale cardio studio delivers a safe, sustainable and systematic body-changing workout for everybody in a comfortable and social setting. “Simply Cardio is going to… Read More →

Arizona musicians offer free concerts at Scottsdale Quarter

Scottsdale Quarter

Cooler temperatures are around the corner and that’s just one more reason to enjoy evenings at Scottsdale Quarter with your favorite Valley bands. After shopping or dining, unwind and stick around for the Fall Concert Series sponsored by the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a free concert series taking place in The Quad. Live music kicks… Read More →