Scottsdale Living Magazine Archives

The Big Bling Theory: Keep jewelry practical in the office

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Bangles, bracelets, necklaces, wedding rings, midi rings, toe rings, studs, hoops and cuff earrings. Just admit it ― when it comes to jewelry, you love it all. Jewelry is probably one of the easiest ways to personalize your outfit. Each piece you select has a reason behind it. Some women are the queens of jewelry… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Toast Pear Day at Perfect Pear Bistro

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You may think you love pears, but be pre-pear-ed to get schooled in the juicy fruit this weekend. In the name of National Pear Day, Oct. 25, the folks at Perfect Pear Bistro are whipping up a mix of savory quesadillas, “pear bread,” sweet cocktails and enough dishes to make this national day feel like… Read More →

3 steps to reduce your thighs

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Women everywhere complain about the size of their thighs. Fat and cellulite have a way of ending up there – especially in the upper, inner thigh area. I’m often asked how to quickly and easily reduce fat in this unwanted thigh region, so today’s article is all about reducing your thighs. First I need to… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale hosts event for Valley women

Courtesy of Platform Scottsdale

By Kendra Riley, Founder/Owner Dawning Public Relations Valley women, from the stay-at-home moms to businesswomen on the go, will be coming together on Thursday at ESCADA in Biltmore Fashion Park to ignite their inner rock stars with local women’s nonprofit Platform Scottsdale. This influential group of women will be hosting their second signature event of… Read More →

SpoFit Launches StandUp Amputee Basketball League

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Amputees looking to play standup basketball games now have the chance with the launching of the StandUp Amputee Basketball League at the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL). SpoFit is located at 5031 E. Washington, St. at the Disability Empowerment… Read More →

The Standard opens Streatside Patio Lounge

Streatside Patio Lounge, WEB

The Standard, an American kitchen & bar featuring chef inspired, cutting edge food and hand crafted classic cocktails using locally sourced ingredients, has opened its outdoor Streatside Patio. Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale, Rd., The Standard is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: TEXAZtini cocktail recipe

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TEXAZ Grill may be best known for a rib-sticking menu of classic Texas-style comfort foods, including its signature Chicken Fried Steak (more than 858,526 sold and counting). But, hiding behind three decades of wacky wall art and a well-worn bar top made out of an old shuffleboard table, might just be the town’s best-kept secret.… Read More →

‘Athleisure’ dresses up casual-wear for the workplace

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Leave it to the fashion industry to invent yet another broad, confusing term… “athleisure.” If you’re confused and pondering… Read More →

In the Mix: Yellowcard, Diplo and Lonestar

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Lonestar @ The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort Squeeze into those cowboy boots and grab your hat to tip off to the American country music group Lonestar. First formed as Texassee, Lonestar was signed to BNA Records in 1995 and released their first single, “Tequila Talkin,” that hit No. 8 on the Billboard Hot Country… Read More →

Haunted Hotel Ball checks into The Saguaro this Halloween

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The most sultry, gruesome and creative Halloween costumes will be checking in to the Haunted Hotel Ball this year. The 7th annual Halloween party will haunt The Saguaro in Scottsdale and features three epic parties over a span of thirty hours including the Haunted Hotel Ball Opening Party, Masquerade Pool Party and Dia De Los… Read More →

Alcoholic’s recovery sparks Arizona fashion line

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Stephen and Nick Polando were in a parking garage on Mill Avenue one night in 2009. They decided to race each other, displaying their competitiveness as brothers. Nick, the younger of the two at 22 years old, won the race. Stephen, 25, was devastated and immediately blamed it on his struggles with alcoholism. “It hits… Read More →

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

The Limited: Scandal Inspired Collection

“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Strong, sexy, bold, smart and a killer wardrobe. That describes many leading female characters on television. Audiences of shows… Read More →

In the Mix: The Used, Lil Jon, Will Hoge

Lil Jon

The Used @ The Rialto Theatre Utah rock band The Used rose to fame in 2002 after its self-titled debut album hit the airwaves. It was a rough start, as the band members lived in poverty and battled substance abuse after being formed in 2001. Their first self-titled album was certified gold and opened many… Read More →

The story of the modern manicure is cross-cultural, generational

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That nail that you pick, bite and chip has a story to tell, and that story begins with a bottle of liquid nail enamel. Maybe it was the 176 pages that brought women of various ages to the Whiteman Hall at the Phoenix Art Museum on Sept. 10, or maybe it was curiosity. Either way,… Read More →