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More than 118,000 check out Phoenix Open first round

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The first round of the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open had about 118, 461spectators in attendance. The weather is slightly cold and rainy, but the event is moving along with great fun and success. PARTIAL First-Round Leaderboard Position Name Score 1 Ryan Palmer 64 (-7) T2 Keegan Bradley 65 (-6) T2 Bubba Watson 65 (-6) T2… Read More →

3-day Arizona Indian Festival opens

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The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association, in conjunction with the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, presents the Arizona Indian Festival, a celebration of Arizona’s 22 Indigenous tribes. Native American tribes of Arizona will share their traditional artistry, songs and dances during the 2015 Arizona Indian Festival, the week of the Big Game at Scottsdale Civic… Read More →

Arizona Office of Tourism launches travel app

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Thanks to the release of a new app, people seeking information on Arizona’s travel industry can now access data quickly and easily on their smart phone or iPad. The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) is the first state travel office in the United States to launch an app of this kind – one that provides… Read More →

Here’s a guide to Super Bowl Central

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Super Bowl XLIX is Arizona’s third Super Bowl in 19 years. This year’s Super Bowl is expected to drive in much needed revenue to Phoenix. With fans traveling from across the country to watch the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots battle for the championship. The Super Bowl events got kicked off in downtown Phoenix… Read More →

Pepsi hosts free concerts at Super Bowl Central

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The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee welcomes the world to enjoy Arizona’s Super Bowl with more than 25 free acts over five days on the Pepsi Hyped for Halftime Stage on Verizon Super Bowl Central starting on Wed., January 28th at 2 p.m.   National recording artists hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. each night. Country music kicks… Read More →

ALL IN hosts exclusive Super Bowl parties

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The gaming world experts at ALL IN Magazine announce their Super Bowl Weekend party line-up hosted at one of the most elite private estates in Paradise Valley. The three exclusive events takes place from Friday, January 30 to Sunday, February 1 and support ALL IN Cause. The Friday evening party features a live performance from… Read More →

Bitter & Twisted hydrates Super Bowl Central

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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 →