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3-day Arizona Indian Festival opens

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The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association, in conjunction with the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, presents the Arizona Indian Festival, a celebration of Arizona’s 22 Indigenous tribes. Native American tribes of Arizona will share their traditional artistry, songs and dances during the 2015 Arizona Indian Festival, the week of the Big Game at Scottsdale Civic… Read More →

Here’s a guide to Super Bowl Central

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Super Bowl XLIX is Arizona’s third Super Bowl in 19 years. This year’s Super Bowl is expected to drive in much needed revenue to Phoenix. With fans traveling from across the country to watch the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots battle for the championship. The Super Bowl events got kicked off in downtown Phoenix… Read More →

Bitter & Twisted hydrates Super Bowl Central

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Who:      Football fans, cocktail cravers and anyone else interested in celebrating the big game here in Arizona with a pop-up cocktail garden at Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour. What:     Housed in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the award-winning Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour is going all out for the big game as it hosts a pop-up Cocktail… Read More →

New restaurants opening at Westgate

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The dining scene at Westgate Entertainment District now has even more to offer with the opening of four new restaurants including Fractured Prune, Hot N Juicy Crawfish, OPA Life Greek Café and Crave Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches. In two weeks, tens of thousands of people will descend on Westgate Entertainment District during the 2015 Pro Bowl,… Read More →

CityScape hosts festivities for Super Bowl XLIX

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Close to one million people will descend on CityScape and Downtown Phoenix when all of the action surrounding Super Bowl XLIX begins Wednesday, Jan. 28 through Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1. While a variety of the hottest celebrity parties will take over many of the CityScape restaurants and bars for private events, there will be an… Read More →

Boulders brings craft beer to Fiesta District

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Downtown Mesa and its rejuvenated Fiesta District joins Arizona’s growing craft beer community with the grand opening of Boulders on Southern. The celebration of the neighborhood craft beer bar and restaurant is Thursday, February 5 at 4pm and will include an official ribbon cutting with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, along with food and drink… Read More →

Beer for Brains’ event to benefit Barrow children

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The Beer for Brains Foundation’s EPICURIAD 2015 Food, Wine & Craft Beer Pairings Event includes an exciting face-off event between two local celebrity chefs, plus a large sampling of food, craft beer and wine from sixty chefs, breweries and vineyards in a wonderfully intimate setting. The Epicuriad VIP Chef Face-Off event begins at 6:30 p.m.… Read More →

Meet Del Frisco’s Grille new dining duo

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What do you get when you pair a renowned local restaurateur with a Seattle-raised/California-trained chef? You get the Valley’s newest powerhouse dining duo, now appearing daily at Del Frisco’s Grille in Phoenix. Yes, Del Frisco’s Grille is proud to announce the hiring of General Manager, Lawrence Macias and Executive Chef, Jimmy Ton to oversee every aspect of the dining experience… Read More →

The Yard brings ‘culture concentrate’ to Tempe

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This has been the year of the Fox. Sam Fox that is. Fox Restaurant Concepts opened or expanded 15 restaurants in 2014, and the latest to open, Culinary Dropout at the Yard in Tempe, may just be the best yet. Just like The Yard in Phoenix, the Tempe location is an infill project. It is,… Read More →

Free fitness classes return to Westgate

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Keep your New Year’s resolution of getting in shape by kicking it into gear with the return of Fitness in the District at Westgate Entertainment District! The free weekly fitness series drew hundreds of participants last year and this time around, it promises to be even more popular. • Fitness in the District at Westgate… Read More →

First Annual Brewers Bowl to Kick Off

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On Saturday, January 31 from 5 to 10 p.m., Bad Water Brewing is hosting the first annual “Brewers Bowl” craft beer festival in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale. Created to showcase the burgeoning craft beer scene in Arizona, the event will feature at least 15 local breweries, plus live music and food trucks. The Brewers Bowl will benefit the Paradise Valley… Read More →

Dave & Buster’s will open at Westgate

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Dave & Buster’s, the ultimate destination to eat, drink, play and watch, will open at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale this fall. Westgate’s owner, iStar Financial, will begin construction on a new, 41,000-square-foot building located to the west of AMC Theatres that will expand the existing entertainment district. Dave & Buster’s will join AMC as… Read More →

‘Spa Biltmore’ debuts after resort renovation

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“The spa has been transformed with changes from our name and ambiance to our innovative treatment menu and wellness concepts,” explained our Director of Spa and Recreation Leslie Johnson.  “Our guests will find a new resource to be inspired, be active and be well.” A floor-to-ceiling remodeling of the interior created a comfortable and soothing… Read More →

Sumo Maya blends Mexican and Asian cuisines

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In an age where we work in hybrid jobs and drive hybrid cars, it’s only fitting that restaurateurs are creating hybrid cuisines. But just like some blended families battle at the dinner table, blending cuisines can sometimes cause a mealtime eruption. Thankfully, the minds behind Sumo Maya in Scottsdale have done a delicious job deconstructing… Read More →