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White, hot trends for summer

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Some shudder at the thought of white apparel, but I’m here to tell you that there is nothing to fear. Not only is white the most perfect color to keep you cool during the hot Arizona summer, it’s flattering and versatile. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to fashions in white. And whether you… Read More →

Local retiree launches cookie company in Gold Canyon

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July 7, 2014 by in Local Shops

Francis Nelson Beebe knows a good cookie when he bakes one. This avid artisan baker and chef has been perfecting the art of the chocolate chip cookie for years and has parlayed his passion into an entrepreneurial endeavor: Mr. Nelson’s Cookies; now open for business in Gold Canyon. Beebe’s business model is simple: he’s a… Read More →

INTERMIX Scottsdale opening in July

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On July 14, fashion’s leading multi-brand retailer, INTERMIX, opens its newest boutique in Scottsdale, Arizona. Expanding its distinct shopping experience while embracing a “chill luxe” and “refined chic” vibe, the Scottsdale location brings the brand to 39 stores throughout North America. With locations in top luxury markets including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago,… Read More →

My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store is coming

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First there was My Sister’s Closet (1991), then My Sister’s Attic (1997) and Well Suited (2001), and now the Valley’s most charitable sisters are at it again — opening My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store in July of 2014. At approximately 3,200-square-feet, the first location of My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store will be located in Chandler… Read More →

La Maison Interiors named a Retail Star

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La Maison Interiors has been named one of Home Accents Today’s 50 Retail Stars for 2014 by editors of the premier trade magazine for the home accents industry. The annual list, now in its 10th years, recognizes independent brick-and-mortar retailers of home accents, including furniture stores and interior design boutiques, who are creative in their… Read More →

Valley’s hottest chefs battle in Gelato Wars

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As the temperatures soar outside, look for the competition to heat up inside The Gelato Spot as 10 of the Valley’s most popular chefs head into the freezer to create their one-of-a-kind gelato concoction for Gelato Wars. Held at all three Valley Gelato Spot locations, and at participating chefs’ restaurants, the 2nd Annual Gelato Wars… Read More →

Make mom proud with these Mother’s Day deals

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This Sunday, May 11, is Mother’s Day. Every mom deserves some extra special treatment for the things she does all year long. Businesses all over the valley are treating moms this weekend with beauty, health, food, drinks and entertainment. Treat your mom to a great weekend at one of these local spots! Health and Beauty… Read More →

Body Beautiful Spa earns elite status

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Body Beautiful Day & Med Spa in Phoenix announced it has earned Platinum Partner Status with Allergan, maker of Botox, Juvederm, and Latisse. This makes Body Beautiful Spa one of just 300 recognized Allergan Platinum Partners in the United States, an honor reserved for only the highest quality, highest volume spas. This status is particularly… 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 →

Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2014

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Valentine’s Day — you either love it, hate it or (sometimes) forget it. If you have a special someone (yourself included!) to celebrate this glorious holiday, take a quick stroll through the Scottsdale Quarter. With the help of the Stephanie Ingersoll, who knows the Quarter better than even the most dedicated shopper, Scottsdale Living has… Read More →

Color Me Plum and Pink! Here’s How to Stock Your Makeup Bag for Next Season’s Trends

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Spring is right around the corner. Sure, you could do your spring-cleaning but why not re-stock your makeup bag to match the season first? Lilly Garfield, CEO of CosBar, and Gloria Banuelos, the Scottsdale CosBar store manager, shared some makeup tips to keep your face trendy this spring. With so much knowledge and great recommendations,… Read More →

Freak of Nature Gym Clothes Let It All Bulge Out

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You know when you see that guy at the gym with the ripped shirt and bulging muscles that he is making a statement. Not only is the ripped shirt a fashion statement but also a way to show he is there to work and work hard. Freak of Nature is a sports and workout brand… Read More →

Nailing the Red Carpet Trends: Grammy Awards Edition

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The red carpet’s most anticipated nail trends   By Kaitlyn Carl   When people think of the Grammys, two things come to mind: music and fashion risks. On top of the quirky and unique dresses that we can expect to see from Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, we can also be on the lookout for… Read More →

Arizona's First, Only Denim Manufacturer Moves into CityScape

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Denim jeans have been an American fashion staple since the 1950s. Today, most jeans are made overseas or south of the border. Unlike most jean manufacturers, though, Roman Acevedo owner of Lawless Denim is continuing to produce his product in the land of the free and home of the brave. Lawless Denim, Arizona’s first and… Read More →