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Arizona Vineyard Expands, Releases New Wine

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September 30, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

After being in business for five years and with multiple award-winning wines in their portfolio, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard just recently released their first-ever Merlot varietal. A 2012 vintage, aged in French and Hungarian oak barrels, this robust Merlot is highlighted by flavors of plum and cracked peppers with a lasting finish; a perfect pairing… Read More →

Valley dining spots welcome patio season

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September 29, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

It’s fall which means the desert is starting to cool down! Restaurant and bar goers all over the Valley begin to seek out the best spots to indulge in the beautiful Arizona weather. But look no further— these local restaurants have Valley residents covered with killer patios throughout Metro Phoenix. TEMPE Thirsty Lion Pub &… Read More →

Arizona State Fair’s Mobile App Debuts

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September 29, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

In a continued effort to improve the guest experience, the Arizona State Fair launched a new mobile app free for download for iOS and Android. The app offers immediate access to information on attractions, rides, concerts, discounts, and all things Arizona State Fair. Guests can even find community stage schedules and contest winners for the… Read More →

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Launches ‘Power Lunch Hour’

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September 26, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

T. Cook’s, the renowned restaurant at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will be launching Power Lunch Hour – a thoughtful and ingredient-driven prix-fixe lunch menu, all in under an hour. The new $24 prix-fixe menu, from Executive Chef Paul McCabe, will launch October 1 and includes a starter and main entrée. The… Read More →

Bike to brunch for complimentary appetizers

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September 25, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

With fall temperatures just around the corner, Phoenix City Grille announces its “Rack in the Back” bike to brunch promotion in an effort to support the environment and reward customers who choose to bike to Phoenix City Grille on weekends. Each guest who rides his/her bike to Phoenix City Grille on Saturdays from 11 a.m.… Read More →

Comedy Venue Brings Laughter to North Valley

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September 24, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Looking for a place to enjoy a fun night? Well look no further, as the new comedy venue Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy brings entertainment and big laughs to the North Valley. Guests are invited to laugh the night away with shows taking place from Wednesday through Sunday. You can also join them for open-mic… Read More →

Etheridge’s U.S. tour includes stop in Mesa

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September 24, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Academy Award® and Grammy® winning artist Melissa Etheridge will take the stage for the Melissa Etheridge: This Is M.E. U.S. tour to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., which is being released by ME Records on September 30. She will also be singing some of her greatest hits like “Come to My… Read More →

Blue Hound Hires New Executive Chef

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September 23, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix has hired Sean Currid as Executive Chef. Chef Currid comes from Elements at Sanctuary Resort & Spa where he served as Executive Catering Chef. Currid has been in the Valley for nearly 20 years and has also worked at Michael’s at the Citadel, Mary Elaine’s… Read More →

SaltRock Now Open at Sedona’s Amara

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September 22, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

A new restaurant, SaltRock, has opened as the signature dining destination at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, lead by Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca. SaltRock offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. SaltRock serves breakfast, lunch… Read More →

Hotel Palomar offers chic urban weddings

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September 18, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

At Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix no two weddings ever feel the same thanks to the variety of unique indoor and outdoor settings, locally-inspired food and beverage options, high design and more, that come together to make every moment, every bite and every stylish detail all about a memorable “I do.” What makes a wedding at… Read More →

Arizona Theatre Company opens season with laughs

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September 17, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Arizona Theatre Company opens the 2014-15 season with the Arizona premiere of the hilarious comedy of ill manners, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” from Oct. 9-26 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in downtown Phoenix. The show is directed by Joel Sass, the… Read More →

Phoenix Urban Ale Trail, One Direction + more things to do

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September 16, 2014 by in Blogs | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Boy bands, brews cruise, ballet under the stars and much more to do this weekend! 9/16: One Direction The British boy-band One Direction is taking over Glendale and a swarm of screaming teenage girls is sure to follow. With three albums that have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, the concert is sure… Read More →

Tickets on sale for Pumpkin Patch Train Ride

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September 16, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

There is a pumpkin patch that you can only get to by train, where pumpkins for the picking abound. Activities at the historic Grand Canyon Railway Depot in Williams, Ariz., include a haunted railway car, a hay bale maze, and pumpkin arts and crafts in the Harvest Room. Reserved tickets are now on sale for… Read More →

Variety marks Arizona State Fair concert series

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Variety has always been the spice of the Arizona State Fair Concert Series, and this year is no exception. Fairgoers can rock out at shows by Barenaked Ladies, Weezer, Queens of the Stone Age, and John Fogerty or get down with such country stars as Justin Moore, Darius Rucker, and Josh Turner. Additional musical options… Read More →