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Bitter & Twisted hydrates Super Bowl Central


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 →

Phoenix Open most tech-friendly event on PGA Tour


With a new and improved tournament mobile app and increased on-site Wi-Fi and cell coverage and capacity, the Waste Management Phoenix Open remains the most technology-friendly golf tournament on the PGA TOUR. Improved technology at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open includes: • More than a dozen new Wi-Fi wireless access points have been added… Read More →

New restaurants opening at Westgate

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

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 →

Works by Leonardo da Vinci coming to Phoenix


Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation will open at Phoenix Art Museum on January 24, 2015. The exhibition is focused around the Codex Leicester—comprised of 18 double-page and double-sided sheets (72 pages total). This is the only manuscript by Leonardo in a private American collection and one of the world’s most important intellectual manuscripts. Focused… 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 →

Celebrities lined up for Phoenix Open Pro-Am


The list of athletes and celebrities playing in the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open Annexus Pro-Am on Wednesday, January 28th includes: ·       Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians ·       Country music star Dierks Bentley ·       ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman ·       Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter ·       ABA and NBA legend Julius “Dr. J” Erving ·      … Read More →

Super Bowl fans get ‘Grand Canyon Experience’


The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced The Grand Canyon Experience Presented by NB|AZ, a super-sized, one-of-a-kind rock wall climbing experience for revelers who will visit Verizon Super Bowl Central in Downtown Phoenix, the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. The interactive experience, set to open January 28th,… Read More →

Beer for Brains’ event to benefit Barrow children

Epicuriad 2012 friends; Photo by: Sherry L. Butler | Sherry L. Butler Communications

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 →

Terry Bradshaw to be honored in Phoenix, Copyright: a href/ scukrov

Hall of Famer, NFL quarterback and FOX NFL Sunday commentator, Terry Bradshaw, will get the full Friars comedy treatment as guest of honor at the next Friars Club Roast on Thursday, January 29 at a noon luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, in Phoenix, Arizona. The one hour comedy roast, which will take place during the week of the Super… Read More →

Preview some of the cars at Russo and Steele

Following a highly successful 2014 auction season, the entire team at Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions has now began 2015 with a bang in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they kicked off celebrations and events marking their 15th Anniversary in business. Founded in 2001 by Drew Alcazar and his wife Josephine, Russo and Steele was rooted from… Read More →

Phoenix Blues Society presents Blues Blast


The 24th Annual Blues Blast Music Festival, presented by The Phoenix Blues Society, will take place on March 7, 2015 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. & Moreland Ave. near downtown Phoenix. The gates will open at 10 a.m. with music starting at 11 a.m. The headliners this year are Rick Estrin &… Read More →

The Yard brings ‘culture concentrate’ to Tempe

Nachos from Culinary Dropout

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


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 →

Donnell Rawlings’ comedy is sick — or at least contagious

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The Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy pre-show Q-and-A series give you 10 questions of insight into your favorite comedians’ minds. Donnell Rawlings claims there was a time when he made an audience member laugh so hard that he puked. As disgusting as that is, it’s an endorsement that stuck with us. It helps, too, that… Read More →