desert botanical garden Archives

Botanical Garden’s Gertrude’s unveils new menus

Gertrudes Cider Cured Duck Breast
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Gertrude’s, the highly touted full-service restaurant located just inside the Desert Botanical Garden, is now serving its new Fall menus at lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Under the direction of Executive Chef Matthew Taylor, Gertrude’s ingredient-driven seasonal menus meld extraordinary fresh flavors with subtle Southern and local influences. “The diversity of what we grow onsite… Read More →

ORION announces two multifamily transactions in Phoenix

Maryland East Apartments

ORION Investment Real Estate has announced the sale of two small apartment communities located in the Phoenix MSA. Located off the Loop 202 Freeway and Van Buren Street, Belaflora Condominiums sold for $1,255,000 or $83,667 per unit. This 15-unit portfolio sale of Class “A” Condos is part of a larger 185-unit complex within a strong… Read More →

Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

When you envision Scottsdale during the summer, do you see a dry, barren desert, where weather-worn locals proclaim through parched lips, “At least it’s a dry heat”? Well, think again. Locals have a secret weapon that helps them survive May, June, July and August. We’ll let you in on the secret. Scottsdale’s 70 hotels and… Read More →

Gertrude’s introduces summer menus

Gertrude's Summer 15 Crudo

Gertrude’s, the highly touted full-service restaurant just inside the Desert Botanical Garden, has introduced new menu items for summer. Under the direction of Executive Chef Matthew Taylor, Gertrude’s ingredient-driven menus burst with fresh and unexpected flavors. “Summer always re-energizes us about produce and the beautiful vegetables that the season brings particularly tomatoes, asparagus, English peas… Read More →

2015 Positively Powerful Women Awards on June 5

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This year, the 8th Annual Positively Powerful Women Awards Luncheon celebration will be a part of the Positively Powerful Leadership Conference, a day filled with outstanding local and national speakers who will empower and inform participants in an exciting, dynamic and uplifting environment. The Positively Powerful Leadership Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to… Read More →

Bono, restaurant week and more to do this week

Short ribs and mashed potatoes at Paul Martin's American Grill. Photo by Shavon Rose

Arizona Restaurant Week Experience Arizona’s finest restaurants with special prix-fixe 3-course meals at over 100 restaurants statewide. The event, which spans 10 days, celebrates local restaurants and world-renowned chefs by giving diners the opportunity to try the state’s best restaurants at a special price. Diners’ options range from exotic Ethiopian and Brazilian food to modern… Read More →

Things to do this week: Jan. 19 to 25

David Spade

Flag Football In the spirit of the Super Bowl coming to the valley this week, why not get out and play some football for yourself? The city of Peoria is hosting flag football games in honor of the Super Bowl. Teams can consist of 8-14 players 18 years old and up for adult teams. Each… Read More →

Things to do this weekend

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This weekend, there is something for everyone to do all day and all night. You can rock out at a music festival or pool party and keep the party going all night at the grand opening of a new club. If you want to spend your evenings doing something a little more low key visit… Read More →

YWCA Honors Valley Women at Tribute to Leadership

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The YWCA of Maricopa County has announced its Tribute to Leadership Honorees who will be honored at the 20th Anniversary Tribute to Leadership Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, Arizona. The Tribute to Leadership Gala is a special evening set aside to recognize the outstanding individuals who have given… Read More →

Gertrude’s Plans Salt Smitten Dinner Oct. 24

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by in Date Night

Chef Stephen Eldridge knows a good thing when he sees it, and beyond that, the guy knows how to cook too. A recent trip to Gertrude’s for their Crafty Beer Dinner Part II, featured the Grand Canyon Brewing from Williams and their award winning line of craft beers and unique Flavor Bomb brews. I was… Read More →

Gertrude’s Plans Salt Smitten Dinner Oct. 24

salad-at-gertrudes
by in Dining | Events | Featured

Chef Stephen Eldridge knows a good thing when he sees it, and beyond that, the guy knows how to cook too. A recent trip to Gertrude’s for their Crafty Beer Dinner Part II, featured the Grand Canyon Brewing from Williams and their award winning line of craft beers and unique Flavor Bomb brews. I was… Read More →

Updates on the Hottest Spots in Scottsdale

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by in Date Night | Escape | Events | Lifestyle

75 Never Looked So Good Next time it’s your birthday, invite the world famous Dale Chihuly to come. That’s exactly what the Desert Botanical Garden is doing to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art, Chihuly has… Read More →

Updates on the Hottest Spots in Scottsdale

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by in Eat | Play | Stay

75 Never Looked So Good Next time it’s your birthday, invite the world famous Dale Chihuly to come. That’s exactly what the Desert Botanical Garden is doing to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art, Chihuly has… Read More →

Do Something Different for Valentine’s Day

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by in Date Night

As Valentine’s Day rolls around again, many couples will find themselves in the same old flowers-and-dinner routine. There are many places around the Valley that offer something a little different this year, whether for first dates or long-married couples. Here are some to think about: 1. Romance in the Garden: On Feb. 16, the Desert… Read More →