Scottsdale Living Magazine Archives

PHXFW 2014: Meet Hues of Ego

Rising local designer Natasha Duran-Lynch's background in architecture is instantly recognizable in her Scottsdale-based clothing line Hues of Ego.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

Why Kids Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. These drinks have also been linked to heart palpitations,… Read More →

Junk in the Trunk plans Fall Market

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Shoppers, designers, vintage lovers and treasure hunters – the date has been set. On September 20, 2014, Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will return to the newly-built, state-of-the-art, air-conditioned building at WestWorld, Scottsdale’s nationally recognized special events facility.   This event, which will feature all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade, will provide a treasure… Read More →

Larry Fitzgerald, celebrities to serve diners at Dominick’s Steakhouse

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Arizona Cardinals’ Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Jr teams up with Scottsdale’s own Dominick’s Steakhouse to host the 6th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club, Celebrities at YOUR Service fundraiser on Monday, August 25th. Event proceeds will benefit The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund which supports youth organizations throughout the country through resources and funding. Starting at 7… Read More →

Phoenix native crowned poker champion

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A new poker champion was crowned at Talking Stick Resort on Tuesday, Aug. 19 during the 10th annual Arizona State Poker Championship. A showdown full of surprise plays and twists ensued for nearly seven hours until just one man was left standing. When the dust settled, Phoenix native Robert Tanita was named the 2014 Arizona… Read More →

Reinventing the feel: Restaurateurs give Valley bars facelifts

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Facelifts may be a dime a dozen in Scottsdale, but Genuine Concepts have brought the trend to the bar scene. The team behind The Vig, Little Woody and most recently, The King, are hoping to bring their experience to the property formerly known as Mabel’s on Main, and are transforming the Scottsdale Arts District space… Read More →

Heat Increases Danger for Seniors Taking Prescriptions

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A potentially deadly danger lurks in the medicine cabinets of local seniors this summer. Did you know that heat, when combined with certain medications, can seriously harm seniors? That’s why SYNERGY HomeCare, one of the nation’s largest non-medical in-home care franchises, with local offices in our area, recommends that families pay special attention to seniors… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Back to School Martinis

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This week, Arizona State University announced its freshman class broke its enrollment record — yes, again. Doesn’t it just make you want to put out a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils? For this week’s Thirsty Thursday, we’re toasting all the smarty-pants heading off to college for the first time. So, parents, stop obsessively refreshing your… Read More →

American Junkie gets an overhaul

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Introducing the ALL-NEW American Junkie 2.0. After 5 years of serving up good times, good eats, and, hosting the best sports teams in America: American Junkie in Scottsdale was ready for a major overhaul. Bringing back the American Junkie that everybody loves; the colorful drinking spot, sports bar, and, nightlife destination. Located on the eastern… Read More →

Fashion 4 a Cause ‘Rocks the Red’ this weekend

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For the fifth consecutive year, Fashion 4 A Cause will showcase style while raising social awareness at the upcoming “Rock the Red” fashion show this weekend in Phoenix. The organization has a reputation for strongly supporting local designers and their annual fashion show event to raise support for those affected by HIV/AIDS. This chic combination… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Misha Mendicino

Inspired through her travels around the world, Misha Mendicino's designs are simple and sophisticated with nature-inspired colors, yet comfortable enough to wear in extreme weather.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

Creative Ways to Celebrate Family Fun Month

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You may not know it, but August is Family Fun Month. Lee Knowlton, CEO of Pump It Up, the nation’s leading children’s entertainment venues specializing in imaginative play, offers some tips for things you can do at home to engage in fun, active play with your family. 1. Get creative in the kitchen. Setting aside… Read More →

Italian association hosts “The Best of Italy” in Scottsdale

Italian food: Bruschetta

Join The Italian Association on Friday, September 12th, 2014, for a culinary experience that will leave your taste buds satisfied. The inaugural food and wine event will feature five top Italian chefs in the Valley and five top Italian wineries. The celebration begins at 6 p.m. and lasts till 9 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott… Read More →

Hormonal Happy Hours come to Valley

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A Valley Internal Medicine doctor has a unique way of reaching out to women of all ages about their health. These quarterly free events are called Hormonal Happy Hours and they are educational, enlightening, approachable and fun. September is Menopause Awareness Month. Dr. Angela DeRosa, D.O., M.B.A., C. P. E. will answer your questions about… Read More →