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Talking Stick offers chair massages in poker room

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Poker players can relax while playing Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha Hi-Lo and 7-Card Stud at Talking Stick Resort. The Scottsdale, Arizona casino-resort has added seated chair massages to the menu of amenities available in The ARENA Poker Room, which also includes round-the-clock food and beverage offerings. Licensed massage therapists from The Spa at Talking Stick… Read More →

Royal Palms introduces ‘Babymoon’ package

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Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, is introducing a new package – Babymoon Bliss – for expecting parents-to-be to take a well-deserved vacation before baby arrives. Babymoons, a pre-baby getaway, have gained in popularity as expectant parents seek out a stress-free, romantic trip before the sleeplessness nights begin. Couples in need of a… Read More →

Sanctuary will host Satori Meditation Retreat

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Back by popular demand, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will host its second Satori Meditation Retreat Oct. 4-7, 2015. Led by master meditation instructor Sarah McLean, who has directed programs for Deepak Chopra and Byron Katie, among other notable figures, the exclusive retreat will rejuvenate, inspire, and guide guests to a peaceful and more fulfilling life. The… Read More →

Event showcases Valley’s top Italian chefs and wineries

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Join the Italian Association on Friday, September 18, 2015 for one of the best culinary showcases Scottsdale has ever seen. This food and wine celebration will feature delicious bites from five Valley, top Italian chefs and wine tastings from five top Italian wineries. The event begins at 6 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m. at… Read More →

SOL Mexican Cocina offers Baja cuisine with a modern twist

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When the food on a plate is so seductive that it’s devoured before it can be photographed and shared with the social media stratosphere, you know it’s something special. SOL Mexican Cocina in the Scottsdale Quarter is something special. Executive Chef Deborah Schneider has created bold, modern interpretations of traditional coastal Mexican cuisine with a… Read More →

Local Bistro celebrates re-grand opening

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Local Bistro, located at 20581 North Hayden Road in the Hayden Peak Crossing shopping plaza, has reopened its doors with a fully renovated interior and patio area as well as enhanced menus and generous weekly features. Local design architect and restaurant designer Ivonek Badilla, principal of EVODESIGN, and in collaboration with Todd Kessell of Platinum Commercial and… Read More →

Details announced for 2016 Devoured Culinary Classic

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Presented in partnership with Local First Arizona, Devour Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the Devoured week of events featuring the seventh annual Devoured Culinary Classic will run from February 28 through March 6. The week long celebration of food and drink returns with an all-star lineup of local… Read More →

Wine Spectator honors Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is celebrating new recognition by Wine Spectator magazine, as the publication has awarded its prestigious 2015 Best Award of Excellence to CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar. Receiving the award for the second year in a row, CORE is among only 13 Arizona establishments to be so honored. “We are truly grateful… Read More →

Snow and ‘Frozen’ cool things off at CityScape

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It may be hot in the Valley but things are cooling way down in the heart of downtown Phoenix during Cool Summer Nights at CityScape with snow, a snow slide, movies and more! As a part of Summer in the City from CityScape, Cool Summer Nights will offer guests two opportunities to gather in Patriots Park to watch a… Read More →

Sedona and Northern Arizona serve up wine trails

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Arizona’s wine history goes back for hundreds of years – all the way to the Jesuit missionaries in the 16th century who planted grape vines to make wine for their ceremonies.  Much more recently, Arizona has gained recognition from wine experts for how its high desert climate, similar to that of California, can produce grapes… Read More →

Shula’s Steak House earns Wine Spectator award

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For the fourth consecutive year, Shula’s Steak House located inside Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino has been honored by Wine Spectator Magazine with their Award of Excellence.  The 2015 Restaurant Wine List Award winners span all 51 states in addition to international restaurants. This year, 2,563 restaurants earned the Award of Excellence. These winners… Read More →

Four Points picks up Arizona comedy troupe for show run

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The Four Points Sheraton (I-10 and Elliot) has partnered with Arizona’s Best Bet for Comedy, The Improvisors, for two weekend stints of improv comedy shows Friday and Saturday July 24 & 25 at 8:00 p.m. as well as Friday and Saturday August 14 & 15. There is a full dinner and bar menu available, doors… Read More →

Arizona-based Carlson Creek Vineyard earns honors

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Adding even more accolades to their wine portfolio, Arizona-based Carlson Creek Vineyard, was recently awarded a gold and two bronze medals for their locally grown wines at the 35th Annual San Francisco International Wine Competition. Held June 12-14 at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, Carlson Creek Vineyard was among over 4,900 entries submitted from… Read More →

Flagstaff banks on Valley residents trying to beat heat

Corner of Aspen Ave. and San Francisco Street in historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.

Compared to the Valley’s 100-plus degree days and stifling summer nights, Northern Arizona is an oasis of mild weather and cool temperatures. It’s no surprise that Flagstaff, the hub of the high country, is a popular tourist destination for Phoenicians in the hot summer months. Indeed, 40 percent of Flagstaff’s annual visitors are traveling from… Read More →