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‘The Nice Guys’ finish first in laughs

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You know what they say: when a porn star crashes her car through a house, you know you’re about to have a good time at the movies. Ok, well, nobody says that, but they ought to now. Such is the opening of The Nice Guys, a raucous riot of 70s action that starts insane and… Read More →

Roadhouse Cinemas will open at The Pavilions

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Scottsdale is getting another dine-in movie theater. Arizona-based RoadHouse Cinema is opening its second location in Scottsdale on May 13. The new location is taking over the former Ultra Star first run theater at the Pavilions Shopping Center at Indian Bend and the Loop 101 after a $3 million renovation. RoadHouse’s second location is in… Read More →

Which are the best and worst Marvel movies?

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With Captain America: Civil War enjoying its first week in theaters, it’s about time we look back on all the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — all thirteen of them. Other studios have tried to copy Marvel’s universe, but to no avail: Sony’s Spiderman universe fell apart and DC released two awful movies in… Read More →

Maricopa County app geared for healthy lifestyle

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Maricopa County wants Arizonans to get up and get moving with the new Maricopa Healthy app. The app aims to help locals and visitors of the Valley be more proactive about living a healthier lifestyle by giving users detailed lists of farmer’s markets, hiking trails, parks, and bike paths. And a healthy lifestyle is not… Read More →

Which actor is the greatest Batman?

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Another Batman movie, another Batman. As long as there have been superhero movies, different actors have been filling the costumes of the same heroes. Whether an actor or actress grows tired of portraying a superhero or a comic book franchise starts over (again), the role rebirth of a comic book character is almost as certain… Read More →

Drexel Modern American opens Feb. 3 in Scottsdale

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Years ago, when Chad Ahrendt, twins Craig and Mark McDowell and their older brother Trevor were attending Saguaro High School, they never imagined that they would open a restaurant in their hometown. They have partnered with seasoned restaurant veterans Kelley Cordova, general manager, and Chris Mercato, director of operations, to open Drexyl Modern American Restaurant… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale will host stylish NYE party

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The hottest place to ring in 2016 might be the Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel. LIVE 101.5 and Phoenix New Times will be rocking in the new year at NYE 2016: New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel. The upscale affair includes a 3-hour premium reception, savory hors d’oeuvres by Iron Chef Jose Garces, midnight champagne… Read More →

Allegiant launches 3 nonstop flights to Phoenix as low as $49

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Allegiant this week celebrates the start of new low-cost, nonstop flights to Phoenix from Fresno, California, Memphis, Tennessee and Des Moines, Iowa. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares to Phoenix as low as $49.* “We’re excited to launch these new flights to the Phoenix area, giving these three communities… Read More →

Expert offers best do’s and don’ts for office parties

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Love them or hate them, the company party is often a ‘must attend’ holiday event. From the new employee who may feel overwhelmed to the spouse who could care less about your colleague’s cats, LocalWork.com Founder Ryan Naylor offers advice to help everyone survive – and even have fun! Do get the scoop early Find… Read More →

Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River offers eco-friendly ice skating

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The Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale Salt River, member of the Talking Stick Cultural & Entertainment Destination and award-winning LEED-certified property located just minutes from attractions such as Salt River Fields, Old Town Scottsdale and the under construction OdySea Aquarium, announces The Great Skate @ Marriott, a budget and eco-friendly holiday skate rink. The Great Skate @… Read More →

Scottsdale Quarter hosts 4th Annual Holiday Tree Auction

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Scottsdale Quarter and Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) will host the Fourth Annual Holiday Tree Auction December 12 in The Quad at Scottsdale Quarter. Guests can preview the trees beginning at 10 a.m. and a live auction will take place at 1:30 p.m. Valley shops, restaurants, brands and professional sports teams will showcase their… Read More →

50 Cent to host party at Māyā Day + Nightclub

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Māyā Day + Nightclub and Effen Vodka have announce rapper, 50 Cent, will be hosting a party on Friday, December 11. Doors open at 9 p.m. This event is 21+. Tickets can be purchased online at www.MāyāClubAZ.com or www.sletickets.com. Rap legend, 50 Cent, boasts a rap career that has spanned nearly two decades. Over the… Read More →

Do dating apps offer real-world connections?

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College students use dating apps as a new method for connecting with peers, which some may compare to traditional dating websites. Arizona State University student Brandon Dovgan explained Tinder, a dating app, and traditional dating websites are “similar in the sense that they both require starting a conversation and getting to know someone virtually before… Read More →

Visit Tucson brings the “Top of the World” to Westgate

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Visit Tucson, Tucson’s destination marketing organization, is bringing the “Top of the World” experience seen in their new video – featuring the music of country superstar Randy Houser – to Phoenix-area residents this November 21-24 at the popular Glendale destination, the Westgate Entertainment District. With the help of an expert chalk artist, rock climbers and… Read More →