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Desert Ridge Marketplace finishing its $15 million renovation

Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace will complete the $15 million renovation this summer, but as the North Phoenix community is quickly discovering, the updates are much more than a makeover. The innovative design creates a modern environment that makes Desert Ridge a hip option for adults to grab a glass of wine or dinner at local restaurants,… Read More →

Quintero Golf Club ranks among ‘America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses’

Quintero Golf Club has been named one of “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses” by Golf Digest for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, making it the highest ranked course in Arizona according to the list. Golf Digest panelists play and score the top courses based on seven criteria, including shot values, resistance to scoring, design variety,… Read More →

Colossal Cave Mountain Park will host Saguaro Festival

Colossal Cave Mountain Park announces it will host the 16th Annual Ha:san Bak Saguaro Festival to honor the Saguaro cactus, Arizona’s state flower, and its importance within the local Tohono O’odham Tribal Nation. The annual event will take place on Saturday, June 24 and will provide workshops and activities focusing on the physiology and cultural… Read More →

Inaugural Lost Lake Festival lineup announced

Music festival announcement

Phoenix’s newest music festival, Lost Lake Festival, has finally unveiled its lineup and it is amazing. The creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, Superfly, are bringing an all-star lineup to Phoenix from October 20 to October 22. The lineup includes The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer and Odesza as the top billings for the… Read More →

D-backs add virtual reality area at Chase Field

D-backs at Chase Field

Everything is going digital, including baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks added a virtual reality component at Chase Field, which will take fans on a virtual reality journey through the eyes of a MLB player. The Cox Connects VR Bullpen at Chase Field will create exclusive virtual reality content for D-backs fans to enjoy. There will be new… Read More →

Top 15 West Valley attractions to visit during Final Four

Westgate a West Valley attractions

Looking for fun? The West Valley has no shortage of entertainment, activities and attractions for visitors and locals of all ages. Here are 15 of the West Valley’s must-see attractions: Map compiled by Kennedy Jones Arizona Broadway Theatre: Catch a live performance of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “Camelot,” “Saturday Night Fever” or a live… Read More →

See live music poolside at Hotel Valley Ho

Hotel Valley Ho

Cool off poolside at the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale this spring and summer, with live music, DJs, private cabanas and cool vibes. Local favorites Elvis Before Noon, Drop Top Cadillac, Sassy & The Sneak Attack and others play poolside every Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., now through October. Session Saturdays… Read More →

Civic Space Park to turn into glowing art canvas

Commercial Development - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

Civic Space Park will host a digital projection art piece. “Intersection,” for two-nights only from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 17 to 18 for Art Detour 29. “Intersection” will transform the A.E. England Building at Civic Space Park into a glowing canvas after dark, showing the work of local artist… Read More →

Photos: McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2017

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

One of the biggest annual Downtown Phoenix parties, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival, has once again finished another successful weekend of rockin’ bands, delicious food and tasty drinks. Huge crowds gathered for the three-day festival in Margaret T. Hance Park from Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5 to listen to a killer lineup, which featured… Read More →

Chalk Art Festival takes over 3 Valley shopping centers

Chalk Art Festival
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Dozens of chalk artists will hit the pavement during the 4th annual Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Tempe Marketplace, Desert Ridge Marketplace and Westgate Entertainment District. Artists from the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) will descend upon each shopping venue to craft colorful, eye-popping, dimension-bending illustrations on 6-by-6-foot canvas murals.… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival gears up for fifth year in Downtown Phoenix

McDowell Mountain Music Festival
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The 100 percent nonprofit, three-day music festival in Downtown Phoenix, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival, is gearing up for another weekend of charity and amazing music this Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5. View photos of last year’s McDowell Mountain Music Festival:   Photos by Mike Mertes, AZ BIG Media No stranger to this… Read More →

CityScape ‘For The Health Of It’ series helps you get fit

CityScape
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

For those who made “New Year, New You” their 2017 mantra and maybe have fallen off the wagon a bit, CityScape Phoenix is giving you a second chance to kick it into gear with the week-long “For The Health of It” series starting Feb. 27 through March 3. Right in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, CityScape will… Read More →

Arizona Biltmore Golf Club opens FootGolf course

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Arizona Biltmore Golf Club recently opened a new FootGolf course on the club’s Adobe Course. FootGolfers can enjoy 18-holes for $20 per person, while children 15 and under will be charged their age. The FootGolf course is open for play Sunday through Wednesday after 3 p.m. through the end of April (the course will be… Read More →

Photos: Fun in the sun at 2017 Phoenix Open

Phoenix Open
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Hideki Matsuyama has taken home another win, the work week has begun and your tan might turn out to be a sunburn, which means the Waste Management Phoenix Open is over. Another great week of golf and fun has concluded at the 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open. Saturday had warm weather at 74 degrees as thousands… Read More →