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15 Things You Must Drink in Phoenix

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When it comes to drinking the night away, there are a few cocktails that reign supreme. Today, the editorial staff of AZ Big Media would like to present the 15 essential drinks that every connoisseur of Arizona nightlife — or day drinking — has to try before they die. We’re not including any PBRs or… Read More →

Tilted Kilt launches ‘Halloween Bomber’ drink

Tilted Kilt

Looking to take your Halloween drinks to the next level? Tilted Kilt is serving up their own Halloween Bomber—affectionately named Witch’s Eye. Take a lesson from the experts with the directions below. Don’t feel like making your own cauldron of goodness? Visit any Tilted Kilt during Halloween to enjoy your own Witch’s Eye! ¾ ounce      Crown Royal… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix bars introduce creepy Halloween cocktails

Eyes Cold Lemonade

Province Urban Kitchen and Bar Province is located at the corner of Central and Van Buren in downtown Phoenix. Eyes Cold Lemonade Ingredient: 1.5 ounce vodka Juice of ½ lemon Splash of simple syrup Preparation: Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker Shake and strain into martini glass Garnish with two “eyeballs” (made with lychee fruity… Read More →

Bitter & Twisted hosts Horror Book-Themed Halloween Bash

Photo by Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour

Who:  Halloween revelers, boozy bookworms, and anyone else interested in a Classic Horror Book-themed cocktail party at Biter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour. What: On Saturday, October 31, Valley residents are invited to #GetLit at Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour’s “Classic Horror Novel” Halloween Party. Yes, both literary lovers and craft cocktail fans will love this… Read More →

Two Brothers to hike Camelback with keg for charity

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Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery will be soaking up the Arizona fall weather while hiking Camelback Mountain with a Two Brothers keg on Saturday, October 3 in an effort to raise funds for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and celebrate the October launch of the brewery at Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery in Scottsdale.… Read More →

Whiskey Row adds more country kick to Mill Avenue

Whiskey Row Tempe

The Grammy-winning country artist Dierks Bentley has made a name for himself in the music industry, but in the restaurant industry too! After a successful run in Scottsdale the valley native is now expanding his culinary reach with the second location of Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row opening its doors on Tempe’s Mill Avenue. The popular… Read More →

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 →

New app created by ASU alumni makes it easier to get ‘Tipsy’


Going out is a lot of fun. Meeting up with friends and going out for drinks and dancing is the highlight of the week for most people. However it puts a serious lull into the night when you have to wait for half an hour just to get into the building. And of course there’s… Read More →

Where to party over Labor Day weekend

Dance Club

Week of September 1 – 7 Jazz Night @ W Scottsdale Every Thursday. Doors at 9 p.m. Ages 21+ event. W Scottsdale will be in full swing this Thursday for a night of vintage jazz and dance performances in the Living Room. Mix and mingle as a four-piece jazz and blues band, comprised of a… Read More →

Bad Water Brewing hosts Labor Day weekend BBQ

Bad Water Brewing IPA

On Saturday, September 5 from 4 to 10 p.m., Bad Water Brewing is hosting the first annual Scottsdale Streetside BBQ, a laid back, backyard BBQ-inspired summertime gathering. Held in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, this 21 and over event will feature live music, food and beverages from local vendors, outdoor lawn-style games, plus a TV tent for cheering on… 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 →

Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Fuchsia Spa

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August 15 marks National Relaxation Day, which is a good enough reason to indulge in a day of pampering. In fact, Fuchsia Spa has the perfect spa treatment to celebrate the occasion. Fuchsia’s Mango Pedicure allows you to escape the dry summer heat and enjoy a spa pedi with a breezy tropical twist. This seasonal… Read More →

SOL Cocina teams up with Nekter Juice Bar


Need a refreshing drink for those hot summer afternoons? SOL Cocina and Nekter Juice Bar have teamed up to make that a reality! Known for its fresh juices, Nekter Juice Bar has introduced Nekter on the Rocks, a collection of three low-calorie, premium cold-pressed mixers that transform ordinary spirits into vibrant, flavorful cocktails. Visit SOL Cocina at Scottsdale Quarter and… Read More →

Blue Hound introduces new cocktail menu

Stephanie Teslar

With several awards and accolades under her belt, Stephanie Teslar, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails’ head bartender, has introduced 10 new cocktails that are “throwbacks” of Southern-inspired drinks and focus on house-made ingredients. Stephanie takes a more culinary view when she crafts her cocktails. She spends a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting with… Read More →