Scottsdale Living Magazine Archives

Free ‘Fitness in the District’ classes return to Westgate

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This time last year, hundreds of participants grabbed their workout mats and headed to the Westgate Entertainment District’s WaterDance Plaza for its free “Fitness in the District” event. The popular free weekly workout meetup kicks back into gear on September 23 and will continue to run every Tuesday night through the last week of October.… Read More →

These shoes were made for working

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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. If you’re the type of business fashionista whose outfits revolve around shoes, your coworkers could probably identify you by… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: STILLHOUSE Moonshine’s Endless Summer Punch

STILLHOUSE Endless Summer Punch

Have you been listening to Lana Del Rey and realizing “Summertime Sadness” is taking on a whole new meaning with the monsoon season sweeping away the last bits of our sunny Arizona summer? Go ahead and embrace the last days of summer fading into autumn with National Punch Day (Sept. 20)! STILLHOUSE Moonshine, a four-year-old… Read More →

Sneak peek at Arizona Restaurant Week, Fall 2014

SumoMaya's pomegranate and dried fruit guacamole. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Fall is the time of harvest, and what a better way to kick off a celebration of food than with the fall Arizona Restaurant Week? From Sept. 19 to 28, more than 100 restaurants offer prix-fixe menu options for a discounted prices (between $33 to $44 for three courses) is by far one of the… Read More →

What are the best ab exercises?

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Are you still doing dozens of crunches in the hopes of getting flat, washboard abs? Traditional crunches are old news, so let’s take your ab routine to the next level with the following 5 Best Ab Exercises. The most effective ab exercises strengthen your core as a whole –which helps prevent dreaded back pain, increases… Read More →

In the Mix: Mickey Avalon returns to Phoenix

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Theory of a Deadman, Fozzy, and 3 Pill Morning @ The Marquee Canadian alternative rock band Theory of a Deadman formed in 2001 and has recorded seven top ten hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. With help from Nickleback’s Chad Kroeger, Theory of a Deadman slipped Kroeger a demo and was the first… Read More →

MY SALON Suite coming to The Shops at Gainey Ranch

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Kent Circle Investments announced the mid-October opening of MY SALON Suite, the most recent addition to The Shops at Gainey Ranch. MY SALON Suite is a 5,630 SF state-of-the-art luxury beauty complex offering 27 private, high-end salon suites equipped with granite countertops, top-of-the-line salon equipment and furnishings. When clients step into a MY SALON Suite,… Read More →

The Dish: National Guacamole Day

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It’s no secret that Americans love their food. Following suit of our country’s beloved foodstuffs, the Mexican cuisine-inspired green mash known as guacamole has its own day — September 16.  If this isn’t the best excuse to eat guac on a spoon, we don’t know what is. If you’re anything like us, guacamole is a… Read More →

Mission Wins Scottsdale Environmental Award

Representatives of the Old Adobe Mission join Mayor Jim Lane to receive a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award.  Pictured left to right:  Tim Conner, City of Scottsdale Environmental Initiatives Manager; Father Gregory Schlarb, Pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Rad Masinelli, board chairman, Old Adobe Mission; Mayor Jim Lane, Vice Mayor Guy Phillips, and Ernie Corral, whose family was one of the original families who built the church.  He attended services at the church as a boy.

At a presentation by City of Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, the Old Adobe Mission, the first Catholic parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and the oldest standing church in Scottsdale, was recognized with a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award. The Scottsdale Environmental Design Awards program was initially formed in recognition of the Late Councilman… Read More →

Peripheral Artery Disease: Are you at risk?

Kelley A. Gillroy, D.P.M., a podiatrist at the Midwestern University Multispecialty Clinic

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a serious circulatory problem in which the blood vessels that carry blood to your arms, legs, brain, or kidneys, become narrowed or clogged. An estimated eight to 12 million people have peripheral artery disease, but because many people do not know the warning signs or… Read More →

Sizing up the office environment for the modern fashionista

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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. Fashionista (noun): 1.     A person who designs, sells, or is very interested in clothing fashions. (Merriam Webster) 2.     A… Read More →

MDA’s annual Taste of the Town returns

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Hundreds of Valley foodies, wine enthusiasts and the culinary curious will gather under the stars for a night of music, dancing and delectable tastings during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 14th Annual Taste of the Town, Friday, Oct. 17 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Scottsdale Quarter. Emceed by KTVK’s April Warnecke and Mark McClune, the charitable evening… Read More →

5 must-have handbags this fall

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With the start of the fall season, comes back-to-school and returning to the office after that summer vacation. Eventually, you’ll find yourself trading sandals for military boots and shorts for pants, even if it’s still 100 degrees outside. Besides the fact that it doesn’t start to feel like fall in Arizona until mid-November, one wardrobe… Read More →

7 Signs You are Dating a Psychopath

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Are you in a love-relationship with a psychopath? Psychopaths are nearly impossible to detect. They appear to be normal, happy, charming, wonderful people who have it together. They do not appear disturbed, callous or devious. They tend to be extremely successful, convincing and in control of their lives. So, unless you are clear on what… Read More →