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

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

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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

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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 →

4 new tenants added to Scottsdale Quarter

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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 →

Swim safety tips as temps reach triple digits

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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 →

Pieceful Solutions hosts camps for autistic kids

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Summer’s almost here, and Pieceful Solutions will host a summer camp for school-aged children, especially for those on the autism spectrum who seek structure and routine. Pieceful Solutions, which operates three East Valley schools for students on the autism spectrum, is holding “Camp Discovery 2016” Summer Camps to help children and teens enjoy their time off from… Read More →

Scottsdale will celebrate inaugural Golf Week

Troon North Golf Club. Photo: Troon North

You’ve heard of Restaurant Week, and now Scottsdale, coined “The World’s Finest Golf Destination,” will apply the same award-winning formula to golf. Scottsdale Golf Week will take place Dec. 5-11, and will commemorate the game’s star-studded legacy in the destination by offering visitors special pricing, offers and vacation packages at dozens of the most celebrated… Read More →

SottoPelle earns honor for hormone therapy

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Ranking Arizona lists the best businesses in Arizona and has recently announced that SottoPelle® earned the No. 1 spot among Hormone Therapy Clinics in Arizona in its 2016 edition. The selection process was based on various criterion.  “The companies that are voted into the Top 10 are those companies whose customers and clients vote as the best… Read More →

The next generation of Contour launches in Arizona

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After the successful completion of customer and employee trials, today, Cox Communications announced the launch of Contour 2 to its customers in Arizona. The new Contour is the latest version of Cox’s premier video product that leverages the X1 platform from Comcast. In addition to the television, the cloud-based interface will be available on a… Read More →

Scottsdale Desert Stages plans capital campaign

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Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, the award-winning, non-profit performing arts theatre in Old Town Scottsdale, has launched a Next Stage capital campaign in support of their upcoming move. Following 11 years in their current location on Scottsdale Road, Desert Stages will move to their new theatre space, previously occupied by Harkins Theatres within Scottsdale Fashion Square,… Read More →

Top artists earn 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards

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Artists Annie Lopez of Phoenix, Susan Gamble of Tucson and Joseph Maniglia of Flagstaff received individual awards at the 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. The Museum of Northern Arizona won the Community Award and Canyon Records and APS took home the small and large businesses of the year awards respectively. In… Read More →

Fogo de Chão launches spring group dining offer

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Guests who book a party of 15 or more will be eligible to receive a $100 dining card for lunch reservations or $150 dining card for dinner reservations to be used on their next visit to Fogo de Chão, starting March 7. Reservations must be made between March 7 and April 30, for an event… Read More →

Pitchfork Aquatics opening features Michael Phelps

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Gold-medalist and Olympian Michael Phelps will make an appearance at the Pitchfork Aquatics Swim School Grand Opening on Saturday, March 12. The Open House events will occur from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the ASU Polytechnic Sun Devil Fitness Complex, and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the ASU West campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex. The… Read More →

Science, football and dessert collide at Creamistry

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Liquid nitrogen freezes milk crystals at -321 degrees Fahrenheit creating the most indulgent and creamy ice cream possible—and this scientific feat will happen daily at the Valley’s newest ice cream shop, Creamistry, set to open three locations over the next few months. Two valley entrepreneurs, former Arizona Cardinal and co-founder of Impact Church Andre Wadsworth… Read More →

Top 10 superfoods to enjoy before spring arrives

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For those in search of healthy, seasonal food for the New Year, there are plenty of options to be enjoyed. Many superfoods remain in-season, and in most cases generate their most vibrant crops throughout the colder months. Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned Southern Brazilian Steakhouse, breaks down its Top-10 Superfoods found on their Market Table,… Read More →