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Scottsdale Beer Palooza serves up round two in June

Provided image from Beer Palooza from 2014.

Pre-game for Father’s Day at the Scottsdale Beer Palooza on June 20. The indoor event, held at WestWorld between 1 and 6 p.m., features more than 30 breweries, a bunch of pub fare, plus an adult play area where you can test your beer trivia, watch beer-y movies and play life-size foosball. Actor Kerr Smith… Read More →

Sara Cochran named SMoCA Interim Director and Curator

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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) Associate Director, Curator and Educator Dr. Sara Cochran has been appointed the Museum’s interim director and curator. Cochran will begin her new responsibilities on May 18, 2015, taking over from SMoCA Director Dr. Timothy Rodgers, who has announced his resignation. Cochran and Rodgers will work together in the coming… Read More →

New Spring menu comes to Paul Martin’s American Grill

Paul Martin’s American Grill is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Scottsdale with the rollout of a fresh, new springtime-inspired menu. With a focus on seasonal ingredients, Paul Martin’s is committed to using local produce, sustainable fisheries, free-range and natural meats, artisanal cheeses, and house-infused spirits. To welcome warmer weather, Paul Martin’s has added a dozen new, lighter menu items for lunch, dinner… Read More →

Sanctuary on Camelback adds new casitas and suites

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Scottsdale’s award-winning Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has added an exciting new room category to its luxurious accommodations. The new Camelback Casitas and Camelback Suites showcase a fresh, contemporary look and are specifically designed to highlight Paradise Valley’s breathtaking views. ·         The casitas and suites capture a sleek, spacious and contemporary feel with soft furnishings and décor in an elegant, neutral color palette,… Read More →

Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Softball Game celebrity roster

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The 5th Annual Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Celebrity Softball Game’s releases their 2015 celebrity roster for the highly anticipated charity event at Salt River Fields, Sat., April 25, 6pm – 8:30pm.  Gates open at 5:30pm; the Homerun Derby begins at 6pm and the game begins at 7pm. 2015 celebrities to date include: ·         Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals… Read More →

Kimpton’s wedding giveaway celebrates gay marriage in Arizona

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In celebration of gay marriage now being legal in Arizona and Kimpton’s longtime support of the LGBTQ community, Kimpton Hotels of Arizona hosted a $40K giveaway a few months back for a free wedding, rehearsal dinner and mini honeymoon. One lucky couple was chosen as the winner and on April 4, they said “I do”!… Read More →

High Street hosts first ever Mad Hauter Block Party

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Tumble into the rabbit hole for an evening of over-the-top whimsy and fantasy at High Street’s first-ever Mad Hauter Block Party. On Saturday, April 25, the Phoenix entertainment district will host an evening of sinful fun. Crazy hats, sexy dresses, kinky cocktails, an off-the-chart fashion show and much more await those who enter. The event… Read More →

Chuckie brings new style to Talking Stick’s RELEASE Pool Party

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Talking Stick Resort announced that Chuckie will be the headliner for the first RELEASE Pool Party of 2015. The party will take place at Talking Stick Resort on Saturday, May 2nd. Chuckie will showcase his signature mixing skills during the launch of the highly anticipated summer pool party series. Chuckie is known for infusing elements… Read More →

Juicy J to make Livewire debut May 21

Livewire and Sean Healy Presents announced that Juicy J will perform at Livewire on Thursday, May 21. Doors will be opening at 8 p.m. This is an 18+ event. Tickets will be available for purchase at LivewireAZ.com. Juicy J, born Jordan Houston, former member of Memphis based hip hop group, Three 6 Mafia, launched his… Read More →

Omni Scottsdale Resort unveils new chef’s kitchen & herb garden

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia introduces a newly constructed 4,000 square foot Chef’s Kitchen & Herb Garden this month. Not only will the garden provide fresh, local produce and herbs for use at the resort’s culinary outlets, including its flagship restaurant Prado, but the space will also serve as an exceptional venue for high-end experiential… Read More →

Don Bluth theater announces 2015 lineup

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The Don Bluth Front Row Theatre Presents The Wizard of Oz On Stage May 7th – May 30th Directed by Don Bluth (Mr. Bluth’s films include An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go To Heaven, The Secret of NIMH & Anastasia) Synopsis: Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in… Read More →

Troon celebrates 25-year anniversary

Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing, recognizes the company’s 25-year anniversary in 2015. Since its beginnings in 1990 with the management of the iconic Troon North Golf Club, the company has grown to become the industry leader with more than 250 managed courses in 36 states and 27 countries and… Read More →

How to celebrate Valley Bike Month

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April is Valley Bike Month and Metro Phoenix is planning a number of events for the occasion. Valley Metro is promoting the month-long event with the purpose of supporting bike use for workers’ commutes. According to the organization, about 6 percent of Valley commuters bike to work once a week. The events lined up in… Read More →

Transport taste buds to the beach with these summer sips

We’ve all had just about enough of winter this year, so perhaps just thinking about colorful spring and summer cocktails will encourage the weather to clean up its act. Check out some of these recipes courtesy of mixologists across the country that will transport the taste buds to the beach with just a single sip. Toasted Tropics… Read More →