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BCBSAZ launches kids’ healthy cooking contest

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2016 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices. For the sixth year, the company is looking for original, great-tasting and kid-inspired side dish recipes for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Children ages 9–12, living anywhere in the… Read More →

Cibo e Vino collects turkeys for turkey shortage

The bird flu in the Midwest wiped out close to 8 million turkeys this year, according to recent reports. The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects the price of turkey to rise. In response to the turkey shortage, local restaurant, Cibo e Vino, is collecting turkeys this holiday season and donating them to local food bank, Vista… Read More →

SOL Cocina gives back with holiday taco deal

Thursday, November 19th  through Wednesday, November 25th, SOL Cocina in Scottsdale will be selling Turkey Mole Tacos for $3 each. One-hundred percent of the proceeds of each of these tacos will go to help support local Scottsdale food bank Vista del Camino. This seasonal inspired taco is filled with dark turkey meat on a corn tortilla with melted… Read More →

Give a helping hand this holiday season

The holidays are a special time, but there are members of our community who miss out on the magic of this season. They struggle with isolation, health or just making ends meet. You can make a difference for those in need by supporting one or more of the city’s holiday assistance programs. Scottsdale holiday programs that… Read More →

Fans can meet NASCAR driver for free this Thursday

Tilted Kilt

Roughly 100,000 people are expected to walk through Phoenix International Raceway next week when NASCAR fever hits Phoenix. One Valley pub wants to help the fans meet at least one of those drivers. Tempe-based Tilted Kilt is the sponsor of NASCAR driver Korbin Forrister. While Forrister’s race isn’t until next Friday, November 13th, the Tilted Kilt will… Read More →

Casino Arizona honors armed forces members with specials

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Casino Arizona is showing its appreciation for veterans and active-duty military with dining and promotion deals on Veteran’s Day. Offered exclusively to the brave men and women who’ve served and continue to serve our country, the Nov. 11 specials include a two-for-one lunch special at Eagles Buffet, a complimentary car flag, and three-for-one bingo packs… Read More →

Veterans Day keynote speaker features Arizona Marine

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Active duty Arizona Marine Cpl. Scott Roguska will be the keynote speaker at the city’s 2015 Veterans Day Commemoration. The event takes place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Road. The program is free and open to the public. From a young age, Roguska said… Read More →

AZ Ice Gilbert presents 1st Annual Trunk or Treat

Scottsdale - Ice Skating

Celebrate Halloween on Saturday, October 31st at AZ Ice Gilbert, the coolest place in town offering a unique Trunk or Treat and Skate. The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. with 100 dedicated parking spots available for those who want to decorate their cars as kids trick or trunk around the festive space.  Enjoy a LIVE… Read More →

Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar offers charitable donation package

Hotel Palomar’s arrival lobby. Photo: Isaac Maiselman, The Photographers Gallery

Stay for a good cause! There has never been a better reason to head to downtown and stay at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix than to donate to Phoenix Children’s Hospital when you book a stay for the “Bed for a Bed” package. During the booking process, guests have the option of donating $1, $10 or… Read More →

Talking Stick Resort chefs featured in fundraiser

Talking Stick Resort’s Executive Chef Tom Freimuth and Orange Sky Restaurant Chef Ron Dimas have been named the 2015 Honorary Chefs by March of Dimes Arizona. Each year, March of Dimes honors leading chefs who have donated their time and talents to support of the organization and Arizona’s babies. Talking Stick Resort, Freimuth and Dimas… Read More →

Eight’s Great FoodFest comes to Peoria Nov. 1

Arizona PBS presents Eight’s Great FoodFest, featuring a variety of local restaurants, cooking demonstrations and more, Sun. Nov. 1, at Trilogy® at Vistancia® in Peoria, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patrons can experience cooking-in-action; meet chefs; discover prized tips and techniques and sample culinary offerings from more than a dozen restaurants. Eight’s Great FoodFest showcases local… Read More →

Where will you be sitting at the 5th annual Polo Championships?

Grass, bleacher, blanket, picnic table, VIP Tent, sideline parking – there is no shortage of unusual and high-end seating at the 5th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses and Horsepower on Saturday, October 24th. Set up against the backdrop of the McDowell Mountains on the Polo Field at WestWorld of Scottsdale, the field-side seating is… Read More →

Wacoal celebrates 15th anniversary of Fit for the Cure® event

WHAT: Join Wacoal in its mission to help end breast cancer with Fit for the Cure®!  Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will donate an additional… Read More →

PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years comes to Phoenix Oct. 3

The city of Phoenix marks the 30th anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission with a FREE celebration of arts and culture in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 3. The PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years Celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center, Herberger Theater and… Read More →