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Scottsdale Living

About Scottsdale Living

Scottsdale Living is the preeminent publication for the dynamic, affluent, Scottsdale resident. The semiannual Best of Scottsdale is the must-keep issue packed with everything you need to live beautifully... home, health, fashion, beauty, food, fitness and more! Our editorial staff reviews hundreds of businesses and products and selects and features only the finest in spring and fall issues.

CorePower Yoga: The meaning of Namaste

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By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Every teacher says it at the end of every yoga class. And every student says it in return. But do you know what Namaste means? It’s literal translation: Namaste is derived from the Sanskrit language, with “namas” meaning bowing and “te” meaning to you. Namaste literally means bowing to you.… Read More →

How Chompie’s will be celebrating National Dessert Day

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Chompie’s gives its guests fair warning to save room for dessert on Wednesday, October 14. Arizona’s New York-style deli will celebrate National Dessert Day with a special Big Apple Bargain: people can buy one Danish, pastry, or slice of cake and get one of equal value for free. The offer is good for the whole week… Read More →

Dermatologists from Valley help save lives in Kenya


Valley dermatology specialists Robert J. Casquejo, PA-C and Board Certified Dermatologist Joseph Machuzak, M.D., each of the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale, recently put their skills to work saving lives in Kenya, one of the world’s most medically vulnerable countries. Dermatology disorders in Kenya are both deadly and highly prevalent, counting as one of… Read More →

Eklectic Pie now open in Mesa

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Seasoned Valley restaurant owner Charlie Harmon started his career in the food and beverage industry at the age of 16 and has spent decades honing his craft. It was a natural progression for this serial restaurateur to create a concept that focuses on unique, tasty, fresh and of course, “eklectic” pizza. To that end, Harmon… Read More →

Sauce opens new location in Uptown Phoenix

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Sauce Pizza & Wine opened the doors to its seventh Valley location in Phoenix. The fast-casual Italian restaurant located at 25 E. Camelback Road near Central and Camelback is the first site to open under the brand’s new owners led by local restaurateur, Scott Kilpatrick. Guests can expect the same great quality food and drinks,… Read More →

Two Brothers to hike Camelback with keg for charity

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Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery will be soaking up the Arizona fall weather while hiking Camelback Mountain with a Two Brothers keg on Saturday, October 3 in an effort to raise funds for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and celebrate the October launch of the brewery at Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery in Scottsdale.… Read More →

Scottsdale dentist seeks patients to teach implant technique

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A few Arizonans may be eligible to receive a new dental implant procedure at a greatly discounted price as they help train other dentists to use a new dental implant technique. Scottsdale dentist Terry Work of Dental Works Family Dentistry is actively seeking patients who need a dental implant to be part of a special… Read More →

Wonderland Market comes to Scottsdale December 4-6

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Wonderland Market, a three day holiday shopping extravaganza, will take place December 4-6, 2015 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The market will have more than 75 vendors to help attendees find the perfect gifts this holiday season. There will be items available to purchase ranging from apparel and jewelry to sweets and toys. In addition to… Read More →

Wacoal celebrates 15th anniversary of Fit for the Cure® event

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WHAT: Join Wacoal in its mission to help end breast cancer with Fit for the Cure®!  Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will donate an additional… Read More →

Goodwill presents 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge


Phoenix Fashion Week is challenging Arizona fashionistas to visit any of the 67 Goodwill locations in Arizona to search the many clothing racks, find the perfect project dress and re-purpose it into their interpretation of the iconic Little Black Dress as a part of the 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge, presented by Goodwill. “We are thrilled… Read More →

Chromeo at Livewire September 19 postponed

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WHAT: Due to illness, the Chromeo show scheduled for Saturday, September 19 at Livewire will be postponed. The new date will be announced shortly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, but all tickets will be valid for the new date. Refunds will be granted at the point of purchase. WHERE: Livewire 7320… Read More →

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus offers free baby shots, flu shots


Free vaccinations for children and free flu shots for children and adults will be available from 3-7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus, 3929 E. Bell Road. The Phoenix Fire Department Baby Shots Immunization Program is providing the children’s vaccinations and Walgreens is providing the flu shots at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (formerly Paradise Valley… Read More →

Wicked Ball returns to Talking Stick Resort

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Talking Stick Resort is celebrating Halloween with its annual Wicked Ball event on Oct. 31. Hosted in the property’s Salt River Grand Ballroom, the event will feature live entertainment, a variety of performers and decked-out characters vying for top honors in the costume contest. At the end of the night, the remaining 10 finalists will… Read More →

Gootter Grand Slam tennis comes to Westin La Paloma oleandra

Tennis fans will be seeing “doubles” this October when Grand Slam winners the Bryan Brothers and Jensen Brothers face each other for the first time at the Westin La Paloma Resort. The 10th Anniversary Gootter Grand Slam Exhibition will be held Thursday, October 1st, 2015. Doors open at 4:30pm for guests to enjoy live music, silent auction, a chest compression demo, Red… Read More →

Salt Tacos y Tequila comes to Westgate this November

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iStar Financial has announced that a modern Mexican restaurant, Salt Tacos y Tequila, will open a nearly 15,000 square-foot eatery at Westgate Entertainment District in November, which is the largest restaurant lease signed to-date. Located in the former Margaritaville space, Salt Tacos y Tequila is a new restaurant concept from the owner of Whiskey Rose,… Read More →