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Alec Clark becomes president of Plexus Worldwide

Plexus Worldwide

Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide, a direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller, announced that effective February 1, 2016, Alec Clark’s title changed to President of Plexus Worldwide and Cindy Latham will join the executive team as chief marketing officer (CMO). Clark, who has more than 24 years leadership experience in the network marketing industry, first joined Plexus as CMO in 2011 and became a co-owner in… Read More →

Postino WineCafé opens Scottsdale location

Postino WineCafé

Postino WineCafé and Upward Projects is opening up its first Scottsdale location, Wednesday, at Kierland Commons, featuring a second-story loft, and an equal mix of indoor and outdoor space. Housed inside a soaring, custom-crafted two-story space on the property’s west end, the Upward Projects team rewrote the rules when developing, and designing the Kierland location… Read More →

Larsen Gallery features Cattle Track Legends

Philip Curtis' Mountain Village II
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Larsen Gallery will host the Cattle Track Legends from February 11th to March 31st at the Old Town gallery. Arizona has a rich history of housing artists and the historic Cattle Track compound is no exception as it was, and is, the home and studio of three of Arizona’s most iconic artists, Philip C. Curtis, Fritz Scholder and Mark McDowell.… Read More →

Sherman & Howard expands in Scottsdale

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. expanded its offices,  located at 7033 East Greenway Parkway in the Kierland Corporate Center, in Scottsdale, adding four new attorneys and staff members. “We are pleased to announce our expansion in Scottsdale,” said Gregory Falls, managing partner of the firm’s Arizona offices. “Our lawyers are focused on expanding our services to… Read More →

All American Modern Sports Grill comes to Scottsdale

All American Modern Sports Grill
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Scottsdale has a new eatery, the All American Modern Sports Grill recently opened on Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale. The grill provides a modern twist on a traditional sports bar, featuring 50 large screen TVs, architecture by Swaback Partners and a Bourbon Bar with more than 60 varieties of bourbon, scotch and… Read More →

Drexel Modern American opens Feb. 3 in Scottsdale

Drexel Modern American

Years ago, when Chad Ahrendt, twins Craig and Mark McDowell and their older brother Trevor were attending Saguaro High School, they never imagined that they would open a restaurant in their hometown. They have partnered with seasoned restaurant veterans Kelley Cordova, general manager, and Chris Mercato, director of operations, to open Drexyl Modern American Restaurant… Read More →

Is Scottsdale the next ‘Millennial Mecca?’

Scottsdale Resort 4

All signs point to Scottsdale becoming the next big ‘Millennial Mecca’ in 2016 thanks to the city’s rich entrepreneurial business environment, high paying jobs, affordable housing, and trendy neighborhoods.  And a recent bump in new home sales by millennial buyers proves it’s a market that’s here to stay. “There is no better place to be… Read More →

Two Arizona cities in top 20 for best places to find jobs

by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

Two Arizona cities made the top 20 in a listing of towns with a promising employment outlook in 2016, according to a national report released this week. The ranking by financial website WalletHub ranked Scottsdale as the 16th-best place to look for a job in the coming year with Chandler in 20th place, driven by… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards receives 75 nominations

Arizona Citizens for the Arts

Artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses and educators from 27 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards in seven categories. Winners will be announced at the 35th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, March 23 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N. 3rd St. The Governor’s Arts Awards are presented by… Read More →

Macayo’s announces Tequila Dinner Series, Credit: haveseen
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is having its 2016 Tequila Dinner Series hosted by worldwide tequila purveyors. The first dinner is on Wednesday, February 3, at Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina, located at 11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., with Celebrity Chef Eric Justice and Fortaleza Tequila as the featured Tequila. Guests will enjoy a specialized four… Read More →

What is the 2016 commercial real estate outlook?

East Valley
by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

When Luke Skywalker first cast eyes upon the Millennium Falcon, he was less than impressed. To him it was a “piece of junk.” Although perhaps not viewed as trash, the Phoenix economic and commercial outlook has admittedly taken a beating for some time. Much like Han Solo, however, experts see something in the slow, yet… Read More →

$2 billion Ritz-Carlton community approved to build

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Hospitality

Paradise Valley Town Council approved a $2 billion Ritz-Carlton community to be built that will include a Ritz-Carlton hotel, town homes and retail. The project will include a 352,000 square-foot 200-room Ritz-Carlton hotel, along with 94 single-level villas ranging from 1,700 to 3,000 square-feet and 45 single-family homes ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 square-feet. Located… Read More →

Desert Discovery Center concept moves forward

McDowell Sonoran Preserve
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Scottsdale City Council approved creating a business plan and feasibility analysis for the Desert Discovery Center concept, long envisioned as a place for people to learn about the Sonoran Desert at the Gateway Trailhead to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The Council awarded the contract to Desert Discovery Center Scottsdale, Inc., a private group formed to… Read More →

5 Valley New Year’s Eve events and parties

New Year's Eve
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

It’s that time of the year, 2015 is coming to a close and 2016 is right around the corner. Do you have your New Year’s Eve planned to bring in the New Year in style? If not, we’ve got you covered. Check out these five New Year’s parties and events: New Year’s Eve Celebration Phoenix… Read More →