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Where will you be sitting at the 5th annual Polo Championships?


Grass, bleacher, blanket, picnic table, VIP Tent, sideline parking – there is no shortage of unusual and high-end seating at the 5th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses and Horsepower on Saturday, October 24th. Set up against the backdrop of the McDowell Mountains on the Polo Field at WestWorld of Scottsdale, the field-side seating is… Read More →

CorePower Yoga: The meaning of Namaste

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By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Every teacher says it at the end of every yoga class. And every student says it in return. But do you know what Namaste means? It’s literal translation: Namaste is derived from the Sanskrit language, with “namas” meaning bowing and “te” meaning to you. Namaste literally means bowing to you.… Read More →

How Chompie’s will be celebrating National Dessert Day

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Chompie’s gives its guests fair warning to save room for dessert on Wednesday, October 14. Arizona’s New York-style deli will celebrate National Dessert Day with a special Big Apple Bargain: people can buy one Danish, pastry, or slice of cake and get one of equal value for free. The offer is good for the whole week… Read More →

Whiskey Row adds more country kick to Mill Avenue

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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 →

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

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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 →

Infusion Cafe and Roastery hosts home brewing classes


Infusion Café and Roastery is hosting some caffeinated classes this fall! Ever wondered how to brew the perfect cup of coffee? Or interested in some new trends of brewing like the “Pour Over Method” or how to properly “press” the French Press? These home brewing workshops will answer those questions and much more. 9/12, 9:00… Read More →

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey comes to PBS


THIRTEEN’s American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series join forces for the first time to explore the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero (September 5, 1917-September 13, 2012), a Mexican American, born and raised in segregated Mesa, Arizona, who had an extraordinary international photography career. American Masters — Pedro E. Guerrero:… Read More →

Forks at the ready! Arizona Restaurant Week is back

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Photos by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Foodies across the state get ready for the most edible time of the year, Arizona Restaurant Association’s Fall Arizona Restaurant Week. For 10 days starting September 18th through the 27th diners can eat their way across the state on a tasting tour for a good price. Participating restaurants offer a three-course prix-fixe menu for just… Read More →

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market to be held September 19-20

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Record numbers of shoppers will be at Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, Scottsdale’s unique two-day shopping experience, on September 19-20, 2015.  Featuring more than 170 hand-picked artists and antique vendors, the extremely popular event – held at WestWorld in Scottsdale – will showcase all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade. Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will be… 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 →

Where to party over Labor Day weekend

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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 →

McAlister’s Deli brings 5 new restaurants to the Phoenix area

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McAlister’s Deli®, a leading fast casual chain, has announced that it signed franchise agreements with a new franchise group to open five restaurants in the Phoenix market over the next four years. The brand is targeting Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert to open the new locations. Currently, McAlister’s has two locations on North Tatum Blvd.… Read More →

50 Things You Must Eat in Phoenix

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Phoenix is a foodie city with a capital “PH” (read: “phoodie”). AZ Big Media’s offices are located in Midtown Phoenix, just a short light rail ride from some of its writers’ favorite downtown and uptown Phoenix restaurants. And, trust us, when we say we take our meal times pretty seriously around these parts. Whether you’re… Read More →

Talking Stick offers packages for Thunder From Down Under


Talking Stick Resort is bringing Australia’s Thunder From Down Under back to the Showroom this September. But this time around, ladies can grab their girlfriends and enjoy a ‘Girls Night Out’ package. The five exclusive packages, which include admission tickets and a variety of party perks, will be available for table purchases during all five… Read More →