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Arizona Theatre Company hits $2M fund-raising goal


The curtain will rise for the Arizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) 50th anniversary season after a successful $2 million fund-raising effort was completed, allowing the company to stay open for another season, according to itsBoard of Trustees. A flurry of pledges and commitments during the final hours of the campaign and completed over the weekend put the… Read More →

Relax with these Summer spa specials at Hotel Valley Ho

Tourism Industry - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Everyone needs to relax, especially in the summer as the heat drives up tension and stress. Take a look at some of these Spa Deals at the VH Spa at the Hotel Valley Ho. For the summer only, through September: Mo’ Mojo Save up to 50 percent on some of VH Spa’s top treatments Monday… Read More →

Carlson Creek Vineyard announces Scottsdale tasting room opening date

carlson creek vineyard

As part of the biggest expansion in the company’s history, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard will be opening its second tasting room in Scottsdale’s arts and entertainment district the weekend of Friday, July 15 – Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Throughout the weekend, Carlson Creek will not only be pouring its entire wine catalogue, but… Read More →

Scottsdale artist to be featured at Pita Jungle

Pita Jungle

A unique exhibition of work by Scottsdale artist Deena Goldstein will be on exhibit and available for purchase at Pita Jungle locations across the valley. Deena’s “tour de Pita Jungle” will span a 15-month period, with her debut location at the newly renovated Pita Jungle located in Scottsdale at 7366 E. Shea Blvd., adjacent to the… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council hires director of development


The Scottsdale Cultural Council has appointed Kathryn Joyce as its new director of development. A former Arizonan, Joyce comes to the Cultural Council with an extensive background in fundraising for nonprofit organizations, higher education and the arts that spans 23 years. “We’re pleased to welcome Kathy Joyce to our organization,” remarked Scottsdale Cultural Council President… Read More →

12 News announces new daily talk show

T.D. Jakes

Local station TEGNA-owned (NYSE: TGNA) station, 12 News/KPNX and,  is launching a new syndicated daily one-hour talk show, “T.D. JAKES,” hosted by best-selling author, film and music producer and entrepreneur T.D. Jakes. The show will premiere Monday, September 12., and will replace “12 News at Noon” and the first half-hour of “Arizona Midday” (returning the program to… Read More →

Beneficial effects of exercise change with age, study says

Valley Metro - Bike Equals One Less Car

For older adults, a 30-minute workout may not be as effective at the cellular level as it is for younger people. According to a new study, age may play a significant role in a cell’s ability to respond to that activity. Tinna Traustadóttir of Northern Arizona University led the study, which was published in Free Radical Biology and… Read More →

Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships returns

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 day… Read More →

Scottsdale summer series showcases Arizona musicians


Back by popular demand, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Live & Local Fridays summer concert series will open on July 8 with a musical tribute to The Beatles by Marmalade Skies. A total of eight Arizona groups spanning Americana, blues, flamenco, jazz, pop and more will be showcased on Friday nights during July and… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week hosts ‘Model of the Year’ search

Phoenix Fashion Week 2011

Phoenix Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion events in the Valley, is hosting its annual Emerging Designers and ‘Fresh Face’ Model Reveal Party. For months, Phoenix Fashion Week has been searching for the Valley’s best models and the world’s most talented emerging designers to participate in their 4-month boot camp and annual fall show on… Read More →

4 new tenants added to Scottsdale Quarter


Just in time for summer, Scottsdale Quarter has four new tenants on tap to add to the vast collection of stores. Shopping enthusiasts can look forward to Brown Jordan, Cariloha and Kinsley along with a new dining option, Kona Grill. The 28-acre shopping, dining and entertainment destination located at Scottsdale Road and Greenway-Hayden Loop will… Read More →

Restaurant, music venue concept coming to Scottsdale

The side of BLK Live, where they plan to build a patio. (Photo courtesy of BLK Live

The Scottsdale dining and entertainment scene will be hotter than usual this summer, with the opening of BLK Live, the area’s newest restaurant and music venue. Opening Friday, May 27, BLK Live is a 20,000 square-foot casual restaurant with a fine dining feel. BLK offers a dining room, bar and patio dining, as well as a pool with custom… Read More →

Scottsdale Charros award $25K to middle school

Scottsdale Charros

The Scottsdale Charros presented Supai Middle School staff, faculty and students with $25,000 for two education grants from The Charro Foundation. The grants, each worth $12,500, will help the middle school update its weight room equipment, which is currently donated goods, and make technology more accessible in classrooms. “The Charros have a long history of supporting Scottsdale… Read More →

Carlson Creek Vineyard expands to Scottsdale

carlson creek vineyard

The Arizona wine industry is booming, and as one of the first to plant vines, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard is making the biggest expansion in the company’s seven-year history. Carlson Creek purchased a new building in Willcox,and will also be opening a tasting room in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale this summer. “With both production and… Read More →

Swim safety tips as temps reach triple digits

kids in pool

The temperature officially hit 100 degrees, which means swim season is officially underway. But what many parents don’t realize is that a lot of pediatric dental emergencies can happen near the swimming pool. In fact, some of the most common injuries occur when kids misjudge distance when jumping in the pool and hit their mouth… Read More →