Date Night Archives

RA Sushi rolls out refreshing summer menu

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RA sushi rolled out its summer menu, which offers a little twist on many traditional Japanese staples. The summer menu, offered through September, gets started with a great edamame wonton appetizer. This offers a great spin on a RA favorite, the edamame dip. The lightly fried wontons are filled with a creamy edamame cheese mix. … Read More →

In the Mix: July 25 and 26

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All across the Valley this weekend, the bass will be dropping, electric dance music will be raging, and you do not want to miss it. Some of the genres most unique and diverse DJs in the game will be on stage this weekend. STEVE LIONS @ MAYA DAY + NIGHTCLUB Jeff Montalvo began his musical… Read More →

Valley’s TRUMatch offers ‘Love MBA’ for singles

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From being too busy to date to having countless dates with no chemistry, finding that special someone is not an easy task. Leslee Alexander Gibbs, founder of TRUmatch, believes she has developed a solution to dating fallacies with her TRUmatch program. When Gibbs opened her promotional modeling agency, Event-pros, more than 20 years ago, she… Read More →

Wet and wild swimsuit trends with Scottsdale 16′s Jenna Wood

Scottsdale 16's Jenna Wood models a swimsuit from W Scottsdale The Store. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Summertime in the Valley means soaking up the sun, but before you take the plunge and buy a new swimsuit, hear what Scottsdale 16’s Jenna Wood says is trending this summer. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who are booked… Read More →

3 Red Flags That She’s Too Good to be True

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Not only have online dating sites opened up a whole new dynamic for singles looking for company – attitudes about the viability of these sites have become more positive. The Pew Research Center recently published the following survey results: • Almost 60 percent of Americans say online dating sites are a good way to meet… Read More →

James Monaci brings taste of Italy to Luci’s Healthy Marketplace

James Monaci cooking at Luci's Marketplace.

James Monaci has a certificate in craft brewing from UCLA, was an owner of a Picazzo’s Italian eatery for eight years and began working as the sales manager at a wine and spirit distributor two years ago. He’s the kind of guy you wish was always there to fill your kitchen with the finest foods… Read More →

W Scottsdale celebrates Fourth with Amtrac and Posso

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W Scottsdale, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) and Disco Donnie Presents (DDP) invites guests to celebrate Independence Day with fun games, patriotic cocktails, a spectacular fireworks display and live music performances by Amtrac, Posso and more on Friday, July 4. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets are $20.  To purchase tickets, please visit www.wscottsdaletickets.com or www.sletickets.com. Join W Scottsdale on the… Read More →

A healthy way to get the perfect summer glow

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I’m an endurance athlete. I swim. I bike. I run. That means I spend a lot of time in the sun. I also want to continue to be an endurance athlete for as long as I can, so I slather on sports sunblock to protect my skin every time I go for a long run,… Read More →

Zinburger beefs up presence with Scottsdale Quarter location

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Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, an upbeat, contemporary gourmet burger eatery and wine bar from Fox Restaurant Concepts, opened its fourth Arizona location on April 22, 2014 at Scottsdale Quarter. This popular eatery has been featured on the Food Network and has won Scottsdale Culinary Festival’s Burger Battle each year since inception. “We are confident… Read More →

Thirsty Thursdays: Kelly’s at Southbridge

The 4th Amigo: a spicy and tart margarita served at Kelly's. Photo by Sara Parker.

Kelly’s restaurant in Oldtown Scottsdale is set within a block of small shops and restaurants. The first noticeable aspect of Kelly’s is the fun patio that wraps around the restaurant from front to back. Along with this fun atmosphere, Kelly’s serves fun and unique drinks. The Loose Goose Mojito is a spin on the traditional… Read More →

EVO gives traditional Italian food a modern twist

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March 20, 2014 by in Date Night | Eat | Featured

Here’s the thing about me and Italian restaurants: I don’t usually patronize them. It’s not because I don’t like Italian food. I live on Italian food. Leftover lasagna is a staple breakfast food for me after a morning workout. But I don’t eat at Italian restaurants because nothing usually compares with the deliciousness created by… Read More →

App lets you dig up dirt on date

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Want to know who the guy you went on a date with last night really is? Phoenix-based dirtsearch.org is the go-to site for uncovering hidden truths about potential lovers, employees, babysitters, and more. Erik Knight, founder of DirtSearch, has created a free database of information that allows you to search anyone, anywhere; DirtSearch is essentially… Read More →

Close Will Attend Hollywood Costume pARTy Opening

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Six-time Academy Award® nominee, actress and producer Glenn Close, will be the guest of honor for the ninth annual pARTy hosted at Phoenix Art Museum on March 22. The gala will celebrate the opening and final scheduled stop of the international Hollywood Costume exhibit and attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to experience the show… Read More →

Dierks Bentley to Play Exclusive Show at Whiskey Row Tonight

Dierks Bentley scheduled to perform at Harrah's Ak-Chin.

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row will be hosting an exclusive album release party featuring Dierks Bentley for the Grammy nominated country superstar’s album “Riser,” released earlier this week. The Arizona native will be bringing his band along for his first show at Whiskey Row. Bentley kicked off the release of his newest album “Riser” called by… Read More →