Scottsdale News Archives

Salt Tacos y Tequila comes to Westgate this November

Photo courtesy of Salt Tacos y Tequila Facebook

iStar Financial has announced that a modern Mexican restaurant, Salt Tacos y Tequila, will open a nearly 15,000 square-foot eatery at Westgate Entertainment District in November, which is the largest restaurant lease signed to-date. Located in the former Margaritaville space, Salt Tacos y Tequila is a new restaurant concept from the owner of Whiskey Rose,… Read More →

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

Phoenix Arts and Culture

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 →

Paul Goldschmidt named nominee for Roberto Clemente Award


Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, announced that Paul Goldschmidt was named the Arizona Diamondbacks 2015 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Wednesday, September 16th marks the fourteenth annual Roberto Clemente Day, which was established by Major League Baseball to honor Clemente’s legacy and to officially recognize… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa breaks ground on their first franchise location

Blue Door Spa

Mesa, Ariz.-based Fuchsia Spa, a concept designed for the everyday woman to indulge in affordable, yet high-end spa services monthly, has announced the breaking ground of its first franchise location, which is set to open in Phoenix this year. Long-time Fuchsia employee Shauna Owens, 30, and her sister Marissa Owens, 28, signed a lease in… Read More →

Miss Arizona to compete for National American Miss America


Miss Zoephia Peyton Decker-Knealing, daughter of Dr. Shannon Decker and Mr. Terry Knealing, has earned the prestigious title of the 2015 National American Miss Arizona at the state pageant held July 2015. She will be attending the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, California at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week, representing the great state of… Read More →

Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails debuts September 16

Photo by Jill Richards

When Crudo burst onto the scene in 2012, and into the hearts of Arizona diners, Co-Owner/Chef Cullen Campbell, Co-Owner Maureen McGrath-Campbell and Co-Owner/Mixologist Micah Olson wanted nothing more than to deliver crisp, chef-driven menus, a cocktail program worthy of tenure, and hospitality that wrapped it’s arms around you.  Now, three years later, the trio is… Read More →

The Clotherie in Phoenix rolls out their revitalized look

The Clotherie

The Valley’s most awarded men’s fashion boutique, The Clotherie has announced their revitalized look, all-new website and expanded lineup of the finest European and American fashions. Not to mention new, if familiar leadership for this landmark retail shop founded in 1969. Located at the stylish Biltmore Fashion Park, The Clotherie (and sister shop,Bonafide Goods inside The Union Shops)… Read More →

Arhaus to open at Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons


Arhaus is breaking into the home furnishings scene in Scottsdale and Phoenix with store locations at Biltmore Fashion Park, 2400 East Camelack Rd., and Kierland Commons, 7030 East Greenway Parkway. Kierland Commons will open first, on Friday, September 18, followed by Biltmore Fashion Park, Friday, October 30. Spaces at both centers are being prepped now… Read More →

The Canine Couture returns to Bentley Scottsdale’s Polo Party

canine couture

Unlike movies, the sequel will be better than the original. For its second year, The Canine Couture returns to The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, allowing Arizona’s most pampered paws to strut their fashionable stuff in front of thousands of attendees. Presented by the finest luxury pet resorts in Arizona, Applewood Pet Resort and Bark Avenue. The… Read More →

Ho Tram Open partners with Troon to operate Asian tour event


Asian Coast Development Ltd (ACDL) has turned to the expertise of Troon® to deliver the Ho Tram Open, an Asian Tour-sanctioned professional tournament, and the richest sporting event ever to be held in Vietnam. Troon, an executive member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation [AGIF], will handle all operations and promotions of the Ho Tram… Read More →

Skrillex to make Māyā Day + Nightclub debut


Māyā Day + Nightclub, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) and Disco Donnie Presents (DDP) have announced that Skrillex will perform at Māyā Day + Nightclub on Saturday, September 5 as part of the 2015 Labor Day Weekend lineup. Doors open at 12 p.m. Sonny Moore, better known as Skrillex, is a DJ/producer with… Read More →

Entrepreneurs go from poker to peonies


Three guys turned poker winning into a budding startup that is redefining the flower industry and it is coming to Phoenix. David Daneshgar, who won an event at the 2008 World Series of Poker, turned a $1,000 buy-in at a poker tournament into the source of initial funding for BloomNation. This Santa Monica startup, often… Read More →

Scottsdale Public Art, SMoCA to host British installation artist

Bruce Munro

British artist Bruce Munro is taking his talents across the pond this year to delight Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) visitors with light-based art installations as part of a Valley-wide art series called Desert Radiance. An artist with international acclaim, Munro has been lauded across the world and participated in exhibits from the Victoria… Read More →

Arizona Theatre Company launches new season and website


Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) heads into its 49th season with a bold new look.  ATC has launched a redesigned website highlighted by a striking new logo that underscores the company’s energy, strength and rich history. The effort was funded by a grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. Created by Phoenix-based graphic designer firm Esser Design,… Read More →