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Scottsdale Names 2014 Youth of the Year

All Honoree with Awards

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale – celebrating its 60th anniversary this year – is pleased to announce Dalia Jimenez, a senior at Coronado High School and 12-year member of the Club’s Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch, has been named as its “2014 Youth of the Year.” Jimenez was honored with the award… Read More →

Scottsdale Named Sixth Best-Run City in America

McDowell-Sonoran Preserve, Courtesy City of Scottsdale

With the fourth lowest crime rate in the nation, 10th lowest unemployment rate and residents who make it one of the wealthiest and beautiful cities in the country, 24/7 Wall Street has named Scottsdale the sixth best-run city in America. See how Scottsdale stacked up against the other cities here. In celebration of this great,… Read More →

Holland Named To Lead 2 Women's Groups

JoAnn C. Holland and Linda M. Herold
November 22, 2013 by in Scottsdale News

JoAnn C. Holland is the new leader for Central Phoenix Women and Women of Scottsdale, two established women’s organizations in the Valley founded by Linda M. Herold.  The transition has been in the works and Holland will take over leadership as president and CEO effective January 1, 2014.  Additionally Holland will launch a new organization,… Read More →

Mercedes Dealership Opening Across From Fashion Square

November 21, 2013 by in Scottsdale News

The wait is almost over.  What will surely be one of the most talked about new dealership designs in the country, Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale is set to open in mid-December across from Scottsdale Fashion Square. Nearing completion at 4725 N Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale, the re-locating and newly named Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale dealership will feature… Read More →

New Luxury Homes Break Ground at Sterling at Silverleaf

November 21, 2013 by in Home | Scottsdale News

Cypress Development broke ground on the second phase of Sterling at Silverleaf, bringing 12 luxury estate villas priced from $2.2 million to the private golf community of Silverleaf. The new $27.6 million second phase will be built to the same gold-level LEED certified standards as the sold-out first phase of 16 villas. Sterling at Silverleaf… Read More →

W Scottsdale hosts second annual Holiday Boulevard

November 13, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

W Scottsdale will transform into “Holiday Boulevard” for the second annual outdoor holiday event where attendees can get a head start on their holiday shopping on Thursday, November 21. W Scottsdale is located at 7277 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale, Ariz. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m and the event is 21 and older. Guests are… Read More →

Desert Stages Theatre Presents ‘Peter Pan’

November 12, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

Desert Stages Theatre transforms Cullity Hall into a magical land filled with adventure and imagination for another delightful On Stage production and crowd favorite, Peter Pan, Fri., Nov. 15 – Sun., Dec. 22. The perennial boy, Peter Pan whisks the audience away with Wendy, Michael and John as they fly over the rooftops of London… Read More →

Binkley Opening Bink's Scottsdale in Late December

November 12, 2013 by in Scottsdale News

Chef Kevin Binkley announces plans for the opening of his fourth restaurant, Bink’s Scottsdale, at the Shops at Hilton Village, 6107 N. Scottsdale Road, Building C, Suite 110, in Scottsdale. Chef Binkley looks forward to the opportunities of a central Scottsdale location, “I love that so many of our regular customers live in this area.… Read More →

Scottsdale's Arts & Crafts Fair turns 30

November 11, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

Vanessa Williams became the first African American Miss America. The “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign launched and People Magazine named Michael Jackson among the “most intriguing.” Closer to home, the Granite Reef Senior Center debuted its first-ever Arts & Crafts Fair, a tradition that continues today. The year …1983. Since then, the location changed, the… Read More →

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Earns Platinum Choice Award

October 31, 2013 by in Scottsdale News

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch has been chosen by the readers of Smart Meetings magazine as a winner of the 2013 Platinum Choice Award. This is the sixth year that the resort has garnered this award. The resort’s Platinum Choice Award is one of only 130 given to hotels this year.… Read More →

Emmy Award goes to Scottsdale Healthcare surgeon

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ted Firestone and Kelly McCullough, general manager of KAET Channel 8, Arizona’s PBS, with their Emmy Awards for The Latest Procedure: Anterior Total Hip Replacement Surgery.
October 31, 2013 by in Scottsdale News

Scottsdale Healthcare orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ted Firestone received a Rocky Mountain  Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for The Latest Procedure: Anterior Total Hip Replacement Surgery, produced in collaboration with KAET Channel 8, Arizona’s PBS. The one-hour feature won the award for best informational program at the awards ceremony held… Read More →

Neon Night Envy Run kicks off Scottsdale Super Expo

October 17, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News | Shape

Racers across greater Phoenix will run, dance and party in the dark during the Night Envy Neon Run on Nov. 1, all while benefiting Shape Up US, a Scottsdale nonprofit dedicated to fighting obesity. The 5K run, which starts at 6 p.m., takes place at Westworld of Scottsdale as the kick-off event of the Scottsdale… Read More →

Heineken Expands Party Tent at Polo Event

Scottsdale Polo Championships
October 17, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

Heineken may be known for brewing America’s highest quality and favorite pale lager, but equally as satisfying, its ability to help throw the biggest polo party in the country at the 3rd Annual Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. With space for more than 600 people, The Heineken Red… Read More →

CVB Markets Scottsdale as 'Home for the Holidays'

Soleri Bridge2(1)

“The weather outside is delightful” during the holiday season in Scottsdale, and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is enticing visitors to book their trip and enjoy the warm weather, rates and activities the destination has to offer. From mid-October through mid-January, the campaign will reach potential holiday visitors across the United States and Canada.… Read More →

D-backs Grant $100,000 To notMYkid

Drug Talk
September 26, 2013 by in Connections | Scottsdale News

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation presented a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant to notMYkid. The D-backs chose notMYkid to receive the award for its anti-bullying campaign which is designed to educate “bullies,” those being bullied and bystanders (third-party observer) through a series of presentations at Valley schools. “We are proud to present notMYkid with one of our… Read More →

Farmers' Market & Art on the Avenue Returns to Fountain Hills This Fall


The Fountain Hills Farmers’ Market & Art on the Avenue returns to Fountain Hills this fall with a robust line-up of food vendors and local artisans! From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Thursday starting October 31 through mid-April at the median on the Avenue of the Fountains between Sahauro Boulevard and La Montana Drive,… Read More →

Students Invited to Participate in Mayor’s Constitution Day Contest


When 39 brave men signed the United States Constitution in 1787, they changed the course of history and created one of the world’s most influential documents. To commemorate this event, Scottsdale Mayor W. J. “Jim” Lane invites students to describe what the Constitution and Bill of Rights mean to them – in art and in… Read More →

Porsche Concours d’Elegance Car Show Joins Horsepower at Scottsdale Polo Championships

PicMonkey Collage
August 30, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle | Scottsdale News

For lovers of exotic cars, the Third Annual Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships: Horses+Horsepower is a rare opportunity to see the grace of meticulously designed Porsches alongside the grace of the Sport of Kings. The Concours d’Elegance Car Show of the Arizona Region of the Porsche Club of America will make its debut at the event… Read More →

Scottsdale Film Festival Intoduces New Children's Programs


The annual Scottsdale International Film Festival returns for the 13th time on October 4 at Harkins Shea 14 Theaters. The entertainment will continue until October 8. The festival will showcase local and foreign films, which have not been announced yet. The festival will also introduce a new children’s program that is sponsored by Republic Charities… Read More →

DUI Downlow: Rights and What You Need to Know


None of us plan on getting a DUI, but the stark reality is that there were more than 39,000 DUI arrests in Arizona alone last year, and more than 75 perfect of those were business professionals. It is no secret that AZ has the toughest DUI laws in the state with a zero tolerance (even… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Company MistAMERICA Makes Texas Cooler

PicMonkey Collage
August 8, 2013 by in Design | Scottsdale News

Although it’s summer in Texas and the temperature is high, patrons continue to pack outdoor patios of restaurants like Del Frisco’s, Kona Grill and Mellow Mushroom week after week, with a little help from Scottsdale-based MistAMERICA. The multi-award-winning innovator in outdoor cooling, shade and heating solutions is transforming outdoor restaurant patios in Texas into cool… Read More →

Arizona Center for Cancer Care, Arizona Breast Cancer Specialists at Scottsdale Healthcare


In an effort to enhance the radiation oncology services offered to the community, Scottsdale Healthcare is pleased to announce a long-term relationship with Arizona Center for Cancer Care (AZCCC), a multi-specialty group of Arizona’s most recognizable names in cancer treatment and technology.  Through this, AZCCC has opened facilities at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center… Read More →

Historic Chandler Wedding Venue Opens as Hip SoHo63


A historic Valley wedding and event venue will reemerge in a few short weeks with a fresh look and a brand new name under its new ownership. SoHo63, formerly the Inspirador, will host its first event in late August as a modern, multi-purpose venue for both weddings and corporate events. SoHo63, located at 63 E.… Read More →

Scottsdale honored for performance management


Scottsdale is among a select group of jurisdictions honored recently for performance management by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Only 28 local governments earned a 2013 Certificate of Excellence from the association’s Center for Performance Measurement. Scottsdale is among four Arizona cities receiving the designation, the center’s highest recognition. Scottsdale’s performance management program is… Read More →