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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.

8 tips to help teen avoid danger online

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Teens are out of school for summer break and have more free time, and a large portion of that time will be spent online. “Our youth have immediate access to worldwide social connections. As parents, we have to realize the window of danger open to them. It’s important to have conversations with your teen and… Read More →

Arizona Musicians give free concerts at Scottsdale Quarter

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Cooler temperatures are just one more reason to enjoy evenings at Scottsdale Quarter with your favorite Valley bands. After shopping around the eclectic mix of retailers or experiencing the latest in irresistible cuisine, stick around for the Fall Concert Series, a series of free live music performances taking place in The Quad. Beginning Saturday, September 5… Read More →

How to choose the right yoga class

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There are many different yoga classes and styles and picking the right fit can be overwhelming.  Here is a guide to help choose the right class that fits your specific needs. Beginner Level Vinyasa Class: Description: Vinyasa classes are designed to introduce yogis to the foundational postures. In a Power Vinyasa-style class you will hold… Read More →

Arizona Collectibles returns to AZPBS for 2nd season

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The second season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Eight, Arizona PBS showcases antiques and historical artifacts hidden throughout Arizona, including a painting worth nearly $1 million. Hosted by Beth McDonald, radio personality for Phoenix-based 99.9 FM KEZ and owner o, the program will return for another 13-episode season on Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight… Read More →

Maggiore Concepts opens new a.m. eatery in Scottsdale

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Executive Chef Joey Maggiore and business partner Cristina Maggiore of acclaimed Maggiore Culinary Concepts are excited to announce the debut of their latest culinary venture, The Hash Kitchen at The Shops at Gainey Village, on Aug.1. The Hash Kitchen will take over the Cuttlefish Ocean Kitchen space on July 14 at 8777 N. Scottsdale Road,… Read More →

Uptown Farmers Market introduces new Summer Chef Series

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Uptown Farmers Market has joined forces with local restaurants, chefs and C-CAP to host its Summer Chef Series at the market each Saturday through the summer 2015.  Each week, the Summer Chef Series will feature a different chef from throughout the valley using seasonal Arizona products to inspire and educate home cooks.  We have two… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival returns to Phoenix

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Listen up music fans, the 13th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF) will take the stage on March 11-13, 2016 for three full days of music, food, art, culture and more in the Arizona sun. Presale ticket packages for MMMF 2016 will be available for purchase at a discounted rate starting on August 1, 2015.… Read More →

PBS Kids and Whole Foods collaborate in school supply line

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) have teamed up to offer a new line of back-to-school products, available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores this July and August. The two mission-driven brands announced today a broad offering of school supplies, from notebooks made from recycled paper to organic cotton backpacks and reusable lunch totes. One-hundred percent… Read More →

Blue Hound introduces new cocktail menu

Stephanie Teslar

With several awards and accolades under her belt, Stephanie Teslar, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails’ head bartender, has introduced 10 new cocktails that are “throwbacks” of Southern-inspired drinks and focus on house-made ingredients. Stephanie takes a more culinary view when she crafts her cocktails. She spends a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting with… Read More →

Sanctuary on Camelback launches mixologist competition

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is adding some flair to summer in Scottsdale with a new “Bar Brawl” series. In the spirit of friendly rivalry, top local talent will square off from behind the bar to raise the championship belt (plus they’ll win a Las Vegas getaway). The competition launches July 19 with match-ups at jade… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa to expand footprint through franchising

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Locally owned Fuchsia Spa announced today it is offering franchise opportunities for its full-service day spa concept that is making the “spa lifestyle” attainable through its unique monthly membership model. After leaving corporate America, moms Lisa Vukonich and Erin Owens opened Fuchsia in November 2006 with a single location in Mesa, Ariz. The duo is… Read More →

100,000 tacos to be served at 6th annual Arizona Taco Festival

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The 6th Annual Arizona Taco Festival is set to bring another year of fiesta fun with more than 50 teams competing for $10,000 in cash, while an expected 25,000 attendees nosh their way through more than 100 types of tacos throughout the weekend. Arizona Taco Festival, Sat. and Sun., Oct. 17 & 18, will run… Read More →

Arizona Beer and Cider Company purchases Pitcher of Nectar

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Jim and Jason Ebel, founders of Arizona Beer and Cider Company, have announced the purchase of Pitcher of Nectar Distributing. According to the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, craft beer sales have grown more than 18 percent in Arizona in the last year. Since its founding in October 2014, Arizona Beer and Cider Company has grown… Read More →

Yoga Etiquette: The Do’s and Dont’s

Bikram Yoga - Scottsdale Living July/August 2011

By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Whether brand new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, attending a yoga class at a new studio can be an intimidating experience.  Many studios have their own way of doing things and until you fully understand a studio’s culture, those first few visits can be an overwhelming experience. Below is… Read More →

Authentic Eastern Mediterranean cuisine now in Chandler

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The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge recently opened their flagship restaurant on the northeast corner of Dobson and W. Germann Road in Chandler at the Shops at Pecos Ranch. The Ivy serves to exceed East Valley residents’ expectations with an upscale, casual, hip dining experience for lunch and dinner. The Ivy has a diverse menu of authentic… Read More →