Scottsdale Living Magazine Archives

Watch out for bites from baby ‘invisible’ snakes

123rf.com: Lane Erickson

Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and Banner Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead. Whether human desert dwellers are ready or not, Arizona’s rattlesnakes are welcoming offspring. Baby rattlers are born in July… Read More →

8 tips to help teen avoid danger online

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Teens are out of school for summer break and have more free time, and a large portion of that time will be spent online. “Our youth have immediate access to worldwide social connections. As parents, we have to realize the window of danger open to them. It’s important to have conversations with your teen and… Read More →

Arizona Musicians give free concerts at Scottsdale Quarter

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Cooler temperatures are just one more reason to enjoy evenings at Scottsdale Quarter with your favorite Valley bands. After shopping around the eclectic mix of retailers or experiencing the latest in irresistible cuisine, stick around for the Fall Concert Series, a series of free live music performances taking place in The Quad. Beginning Saturday, September 5… Read More →

A feline first: Cat café coming to the Valley

Melissa Pruitt: Future owner of LaGattara Cat Café.

Seventeen years ago, an entrepreneur in Taipei, Taiwan opened the world’s very first café with cats as the guests’ accompaniment. With this attraction being as bizarre as it sounds, word got out and the cafés began to blossom worldwide. These “cat cafés” have become such a trend that they have gained publicity on shows like… Read More →

How to choose the right yoga class

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There are many different yoga classes and styles and picking the right fit can be overwhelming.  Here is a guide to help choose the right class that fits your specific needs. Beginner Level Vinyasa Class: Description: Vinyasa classes are designed to introduce yogis to the foundational postures. In a Power Vinyasa-style class you will hold… Read More →

Arizona Collectibles returns to AZPBS for 2nd season

123rf.com: Vladislav Gurfinkel

The second season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Eight, Arizona PBS showcases antiques and historical artifacts hidden throughout Arizona, including a painting worth nearly $1 million. Hosted by Beth McDonald, radio personality for Phoenix-based 99.9 FM KEZ and owner o, the program will return for another 13-episode season on Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight… Read More →

Dress like a pro for summer heat

123rf.com: Waldemar Milz

It’s summertime. Workplace dress codes everywhere start to relax to prevent people from roasting on the job. But how casual is too casual? Is it possible to dress for the weather and still maintain your professionalism at work? “Summer months can be difficult navigate though, when there is ambiguity and when dress codes are relaxed,”… Read More →

Maggiore Concepts opens new a.m. eatery in Scottsdale

123rf.com: Sunanta Boonkamonsawat

Executive Chef Joey Maggiore and business partner Cristina Maggiore of acclaimed Maggiore Culinary Concepts are excited to announce the debut of their latest culinary venture, The Hash Kitchen at The Shops at Gainey Village, on Aug.1. The Hash Kitchen will take over the Cuttlefish Ocean Kitchen space on July 14 at 8777 N. Scottsdale Road,… Read More →

Uptown Farmers Market introduces new Summer Chef Series

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Uptown Farmers Market has joined forces with local restaurants, chefs and C-CAP to host its Summer Chef Series at the market each Saturday through the summer 2015.  Each week, the Summer Chef Series will feature a different chef from throughout the valley using seasonal Arizona products to inspire and educate home cooks.  We have two… Read More →

Are Solar Water Heaters Worth it in Arizona?

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Solar water heaters are a great way to save money on energy costs. Your water heater is probably one of the biggest energy consumers in the house because it has to keep the water temperature up at all times, even when you aren’t using it. Using a solar water heater can dramatically reduce your costs,… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival returns to Phoenix

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Listen up music fans, the 13th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF) will take the stage on March 11-13, 2016 for three full days of music, food, art, culture and more in the Arizona sun. Presale ticket packages for MMMF 2016 will be available for purchase at a discounted rate starting on August 1, 2015.… Read More →

PBS Kids and Whole Foods collaborate in school supply line

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) have teamed up to offer a new line of back-to-school products, available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores this July and August. The two mission-driven brands announced today a broad offering of school supplies, from notebooks made from recycled paper to organic cotton backpacks and reusable lunch totes. One-hundred percent… Read More →

Blue Hound introduces new cocktail menu

Stephanie Teslar

With several awards and accolades under her belt, Stephanie Teslar, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails’ head bartender, has introduced 10 new cocktails that are “throwbacks” of Southern-inspired drinks and focus on house-made ingredients. Stephanie takes a more culinary view when she crafts her cocktails. She spends a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting with… Read More →

Sanctuary on Camelback launches mixologist competition

123rf.com: Fedor Kondratenko

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is adding some flair to summer in Scottsdale with a new “Bar Brawl” series. In the spirit of friendly rivalry, top local talent will square off from behind the bar to raise the championship belt (plus they’ll win a Las Vegas getaway). The competition launches July 19 with match-ups at jade… Read More →