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About Scottsdale Living

Scottsdale Living covers everything you need to live beautifully — home, health, fashion, beauty, food, fitness and more — and publishes that news on azbigmedia.com.

DNA test helps you keep diet and exercise resolutions

health

Every New Year, countless Americans make resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more, and lose weight as soon as the clock strikes midnight. And every year, most of those people fail to meet their goals because they’re not seeing results. Thankfully, there’s now a once-in-a-lifetime test that can help people keep their New Year’s resolutions to… Read More →

Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale lists progress

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Since being hired by the city of Scottsdale, the Desert Discover Center Scottsdale has been investigating the feasibility of building a proposed desert interpretive facility at the Gateway to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The first half of the Desert Discover Center’s 18-month contract has been spent working with designers from New York-based Thinc Design to define the Desert… Read More →

Holiday Prelude XXXI showcases holiday and spring fashion

Holiday Prelude XXXI Luncheon and Fashion Show at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn celebrated the holidays on Dec. 2 with a festive array of boutiques, elegant lunch menu, charming centerpieces, exciting raffle prizes and fabulous fashions. Click on slideshow to view in fullscreen:   Photos by Elena and James Thornton Fashions presented were by designers… Read More →

Custom Coyotes Motorcycle on auction block for charity

Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns to Scottsdale January 18-22, 2017. Now at the event’s new home at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The annual auction is a staple event in the Valley and this year, a one-of-a-kind motorcycle, commissioned by world renowned designer Paul Yaffe, will be auctioned. All proceeds will benefit the Arizona Coyotes Foundation and Boys… Read More →

Flywheel Sports is opening a Scottsdale location

Flywheel Sports

Flywheel Sports, an indoor cycling exercise brand, is opening a Scottsdale studio on November 21. Flywheel classes challenge both athletes and novices alike to transform their bodies while having fun in a state-of-the-art facility. Located in the Scottsdale Quarter, this indoor cycling studio features signature stadium seating where every rider has an unobstructed view of the instructor… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho celebrates 60 years

Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale is celebrating 60 years as a true icon of mid-century modern design. Originally opened on December 20, 1956, it reopened on December 20, 2005 after a major renovation that kept the signature architectural elements intact. The hotel was designed by local architect Edward L. Varney. Original owners Robert and… Read More →

Goodguys will feature more than 3,000 hot rods, custom cars

Goodguys

The final Goodguys Rod & Custom Association 2016 event is bringing 3,000 candy colored and chromed out hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks through 1972 to Westworld of Scottsdale on Nov. 18 to 20. This event, one of the “must attend’ events on the 20-stop national tour produced by California-based Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, brings hot… Read More →

Traveling for holidays? Here are 4 tips to manage pain

For many of us, the holidays are a busy time for travel, as we hit the road or jump on a flight to see family and friends. And, while this time of year is all about spending time with those we love, it can often be interrupted by pain induced by traveling conditions. Here are… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Verde River Golf & Social Club opens Nov. 5th

The all-new golf experience at Verde River Golf & Social Club is re-opened for daily fee play, Saturday, November 5th. Behind the groundbreaking change is PGA Tour star and former Ryder Cup Captain Tom Lehman and his Lehman Design Group who have been hard at work transforming the golf course at Verde River Golf &… Read More →

Holiday fitness tips from The Body Lab

With the holidays right around the corner that means food galore and often falling off track with health and fitness goals. Local trainers at The Body Lab have some simple tips how to keep you on track this holiday season. • Maintain a Modified Routine: The holiday season is a busy time with parties, shopping and… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Markit Media announces new location

Markit Media

Markit Media is moving from Scottsdale and Camelback Roads to Wilshire Plaza at 2515 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 108. The new location is north of Oak Street and Scottsdale Road, just two miles south of its previous space. Formed in 2009, Markit Media is a locally-owned company with one location and six employees. Markit Media offers a… Read More →

Spence Diamonds will open Scottsdale store

Spence Diamonds, the leading Canadian diamond jewelry retailer, has selected Scottsdale as one of the primary cities for U.S. expansion with the opening of disruptive retail concept stores that will introduce Americans to a new approach to buying diamond jewelry. Spence will enter the U.S. market with a new, innovative store concept that pairs a… Read More →

Golfpay app will change how and when golfers tee off

Folla Media LLC, a Scottsdale-based holding company of leading golf brands, announced the launch of Golfpay, a new golf reservation app that will change how golfers book their tee times. The web-based app is the first in the world to allow golfers to pay and check-in from their phone, creating a time saving, hassle free… Read More →

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

ONEHOPE Wine

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 →