Scottsdale News Archives

Arhaus to open at Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

Orange Sky receives wine spectator award for fifth year in a row

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Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, has announced that its fine-dining restaurant, Orange Sky, has earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the fifth year in a row. The signature eatery at Talking Stick Resort – which is named after its breathtaking views of the Arizona sunsets—features an impeccable wine… Read More →

A feline first: Cat café coming to the Valley

Melissa Pruitt: Future owner of LaGattara Cat Café.

Seventeen years ago, an entrepreneur in Taipei, Taiwan opened the world’s very first café with cats as the guests’ accompaniment. With this attraction being as bizarre as it sounds, word got out and the cafés began to blossom worldwide. These “cat cafés” have become such a trend that they have gained publicity on shows like… Read More →

PBS Kids and Whole Foods collaborate in school supply line

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PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) have teamed up to offer a new line of back-to-school products, available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores this July and August. The two mission-driven brands announced today a broad offering of school supplies, from notebooks made from recycled paper to organic cotton backpacks and reusable lunch totes. One-hundred percent… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa to expand footprint through franchising

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Locally owned Fuchsia Spa announced today it is offering franchise opportunities for its full-service day spa concept that is making the “spa lifestyle” attainable through its unique monthly membership model. After leaving corporate America, moms Lisa Vukonich and Erin Owens opened Fuchsia in November 2006 with a single location in Mesa, Ariz. The duo is… Read More →

Arizona Beer and Cider Company purchases Pitcher of Nectar

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Jim and Jason Ebel, founders of Arizona Beer and Cider Company, have announced the purchase of Pitcher of Nectar Distributing. According to the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, craft beer sales have grown more than 18 percent in Arizona in the last year. Since its founding in October 2014, Arizona Beer and Cider Company has grown… Read More →

Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations new hire

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Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) has announced the addition of Jamie Killin to the public relations and marketing department. With a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in mass communications, Killin graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 where she attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and was a member… Read More →

Pinnacle Peak Patio closing auction – buy a piece of the West

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Pinnacle Peak Patio, a cowboy steakhouse and Arizona Icon, is riding off into the sunset. Their last day of operation is June 28th. Local auction company, Surplus Asset Management, is inviting the public down to own a piece of the wild west at a live auction on Saturday, July 11th. Pinnacle Peak Patio will sell… Read More →