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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.

Thirsty Thursday: Toast Pear Day at Perfect Pear Bistro

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You may think you love pears, but be pre-pear-ed to get schooled in the juicy fruit this weekend. In the name of National Pear Day, Oct. 25, the folks at Perfect Pear Bistro are whipping up a mix of savory quesadillas, “pear bread,” sweet cocktails and enough dishes to make this national day feel like… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale hosts event for Valley women

Courtesy of Platform Scottsdale

By Kendra Riley, Founder/Owner Dawning Public Relations Valley women, from the stay-at-home moms to businesswomen on the go, will be coming together on Thursday at ESCADA in Biltmore Fashion Park to ignite their inner rock stars with local women’s nonprofit Platform Scottsdale. This influential group of women will be hosting their second signature event of… Read More →

SpoFit Launches StandUp Amputee Basketball League

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Amputees looking to play standup basketball games now have the chance with the launching of the StandUp Amputee Basketball League at the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL). SpoFit is located at 5031 E. Washington, St. at the Disability Empowerment… Read More →

The Standard opens Streatside Patio Lounge

Streatside Patio Lounge, WEB

The Standard, an American kitchen & bar featuring chef inspired, cutting edge food and hand crafted classic cocktails using locally sourced ingredients, has opened its outdoor Streatside Patio. Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale, Rd., The Standard is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: TEXAZtini cocktail recipe

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TEXAZ Grill may be best known for a rib-sticking menu of classic Texas-style comfort foods, including its signature Chicken Fried Steak (more than 858,526 sold and counting). But, hiding behind three decades of wacky wall art and a well-worn bar top made out of an old shuffleboard table, might just be the town’s best-kept secret.… Read More →

Haunted Hotel Ball checks into The Saguaro this Halloween

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The most sultry, gruesome and creative Halloween costumes will be checking in to the Haunted Hotel Ball this year. The 7th annual Halloween party will haunt The Saguaro in Scottsdale and features three epic parties over a span of thirty hours including the Haunted Hotel Ball Opening Party, Masquerade Pool Party and Dia De Los… Read More →

Sip Coffee & Beer House unveils outdoor event space

Sip Coffee and Beer House

Coffee lovers, beer drinkers and anyone else interested in kicking off fall with a festive outdoor party in the heart of Scottsdale have a new place to do so. Ever since it opened in 2013, patrons at Sip Coffee & Beer House have been looking out on a construction project located just behind the building.… Read More →

In the Mix: Phoenix Fashion Week, Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight Anthem

Phoenix Fashion Week @ Talking Stick Resort Calling all fashionistas, slip on your favorite heels and get ready to strut your stuff down to Phoenix Fashion Week. The leading fashion industry in the Southwest welcomes all bridging designers and buyers to show upcoming trends in fashion. Models will reveal the fall trends of national and… Read More →

Market Street Kitchen hires Chef Emilio Badalamenti

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Market Street Kitchen, a neighborhood-style restaurant located in Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale, recently announced the addition Chef Emilio Badalamenti to the management team. Market Street Kitchen will continue to feature Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken, Duck, Prime Rib and fresh seafood, while introducing new menu additions such as Dr. Pepper braised short ribs,… Read More →

W Scottsdale’s WET Deck dresses up as Gotham City this Halloween

Gotham City

W Scottsdale announced it’s throwing a haunted Halloween weekend with leather, lace, heroes and villains; transforming the WET deck into the corrupted Gotham City on Friday, Oct. 31. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the event is 21 years and older. Join W Scottsdale this Halloween as guests are invited to experience the sinister side… Read More →

Thinking about buying your teen a smartphone?

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TeenSafe, maker of the leading iPhone, iPad and Android monitoring software for parents, is reminding moms and dads planning on buying their teen a smartphone this holiday season to be prepared and empowered with the proper tools to help them keep a watchful eye on their child in this technologically advanced world. “As a society,… Read More →

Postino opens newest location in 1950s art studio next month

Postino Annex, Upward Projects

Next Wednesday, Oct. 1, the latest Postino WineCafé location, Postino Annex (615 S. College Avenue) will open in Tempe inside a revamped former art studio just steps away from the ASU campus. Tucked into the historic ASU Art Annex building, this fourth Valley Postino location will help serve as a new gateway to ASU’s main… Read More →

Arizona health official: Get your flu shot

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Arizona’s top health official says it’s time to get vaccinated for the flu and to encourage others to do the same. The flu season usually starts in October, and state Health Services Director Will Humble says steps now underway include monitoring reported cases and distributing distribution of vaccines. He says officials also are testing flu… Read More →

Free ‘Fitness in the District’ classes return to Westgate

Fitness in the District 2013

This time last year, hundreds of participants grabbed their workout mats and headed to the Westgate Entertainment District’s WaterDance Plaza for its free “Fitness in the District” event. The popular free weekly workout meetup kicks back into gear on September 23 and will continue to run every Tuesday night through the last week of October.… Read More →

Insider’s View dinner series returns to Different Pointe of View

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Different Pointe of View, the AAA Four Diamond mountaintop restaurant renowned for approachable fine dining with spectacular views of the Valley, will host top winemakers from across the globe for seven exclusive Insider’s View Dinner experiences starting later this month. The monthly, chef-led dinners offer one of the most up-close and intimate food and wine… Read More →