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Royal Palms offers unique and seasonal meeting options

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With designer meeting rooms, breathtaking outdoor spaces surrounded by abundant gardens and orange groves and seasonal banquet menus and packages throughout the year, Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, is anything but traditional when it comes to meetings and conferences. Located at the foot of Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms combines the graciousness and… Read More →

D-backs host APS Green Game on Earth Day Wednesday

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The Arizona Diamondbacks, in partnership with Arizona Public Service (APS), have teamed up for the sixth annual APS Green Game, which will be held on Earth Day this Wednesday.  The goal of the event is to educate fans on how to become more energy efficient. In support of all the green efforts on Wednesday, all… Read More →

New Recovery Sundays at Hotel Valley Ho

The OH Pool Bar + Cabanas at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale.

Sunday is your day to relax and recover from the week. Treat yourself with delicious food and drinks, live music, spa treatments, and poolside fun at Hotel Valley Ho.   ZuZu serves brunch inside and on the shaded patio from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with the Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar open from 9:00… Read More →

High-end event space opens in North Phoenix

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Chateau Luxe, a new premier event space that brings high-end design and opulent detail to the Valley, opens this month in Phoenix. Located just north of the 101 off of 7th Street, Chateau Luxe is a multimillion-dollar event space envisioned by owner Deepika Bhalla. It is designed and built by the award winning luxury builders, Chaves AIA,… Read More →

Phoenix mayor proclaims April 19 David Hallberg Day

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David Hallberg is known today as one of the world’s greatest ballet dancers, an “ambassador of a new age of ballet” and, most importantly, a tremendous inspiration to young male dancers worldwide. Having grown up right here in the Valley, Hallberg is an esteemed alumnus of the School of Ballet Arizona and the Arizona School… Read More →

Local artists get creative in Spring Chalk Art Festival

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On April 18 the sidewalks of Westgate Entertainment District, Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace will be transformed into spectacular outdoor galleries as crowds gather to watch the incredible chalk artwork unfold before their eyes. As professional artists cover the sidewalks with murals, children ages 3 to 12 are invited to create their own original pieces… Read More →

The Rebel Lounge opens in former Mason Jar location

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A new music venue will take the place of a previously iconic rock hub in the Valley. The Rebel Lounge is set to open at the beginning of May in the same building that used to house the Mason Jar. Before the Mason Jar, the location was home to the Branding Iron bar. For close… Read More →

Greasewood Flat auction offers pieces of history

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Greasewood Flat, an Arizona Icon, is riding off into the sunset. Their last day of operation was March 31st. Local auction company, Sam Auctions, is inviting the public down to own a piece of the wild west on Saturday, April 11th. Greasewood Flat will sell many of the rustic treasures from one of the “oldest,… Read More →

Musical Instrument Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

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With a mission to collect, preserve and make accessible instruments from every country in the world, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is the world’s only global musical instrument museum. This month the museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a weeklong series of public events. During its relatively short existence, MIM has already made a… Read More →

Local KOA campground offers special weekend in May

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The Mesa/Apache Junction KOA Campground will be offering camping on Saturday, May 9 for just $10 as part of Kampgrounds of America’s annual KOA Care Camps Big Weekend to benefit KOA Care Camps for children with cancer.Campers who stay as paying guests on Friday, May 8 will receive a night of camping on Saturday, May… Read More →

Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms highlights citrus benefits

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Winding stone paths transport you past a grove of orange trees, trickling fountains in private courtyards, roaring outdoor fireplaces and intimate gardens until you happen upon a charming Mediterranean oasis, the Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel. Topping the Valley’s list of best spas, Spanish Colonial architecture, handmade tiles, natural… Read More →

What’s new at Chase Field in 2015?

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Chase Field, considered by many to be the most fan-friendly and affordable ballpark in the country, will host its first game of 2015, an exhibition game against the Chicago Cubs, today at 6:40 p.m.. The Arizona Diamondbacks’ (@Dbacks) home opener for the regular season will take place on Monday, April 6 at 7:10 p.m. against… Read More →

Amara offers unique wedding options

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At Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa, intimate weddings and elopement ceremonies are considered a specialty with picturesque settings, adventurous outdoor excursions and traditional Native American touches that can only be found in Sedona.   Elopement ceremonies along Oak Creek with a red rock backdrop, horseback riding and Native American drummers are just a few of… Read More →

We-Ko-Pa makes ‘Best Stay & Play’ list

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In Colorado AvidGolfer’s recent 2015 CAGGY Awards lauding the nation’s top golf destinations, the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center was recognized as a “Best Phoenix/Scottsdale Stay & Play” by the publication’s readers along with the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon and The Boulders. An enterprise of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the property was rebranded last… Read More →