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March Madness Around The Valley

The odds of filling out a perfect bracket are one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808—yet people still try every year. Restaurants around the Valley are celebrating March Madness with a variety of promotions and deals. If you haven’t filled out your bracket yet, it isn’t too late to get in the spirit.

Uptown Alley

Get your March Madness fill at Uptown Alley in Surprise. The 60,000-square-foot entertainment venue has a 20-foot projection screen and multiple HDTVs throughout the venue to catch your favorite games. There will be giveaways, happy hour menu and $2 off craft beer during all basketball tournament games. Uptown Alley features bowling, an arcade, two-level laser tag, a full-service restaurant serving Americana classics, an ultra-lounge and more. Located at 13525 N. Litchfield Rd. in Surprise.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill has two locations and is the place to be during March Madness. Choose from its Tempe Marketplace location or new restaurant at Scottsdale Fashion Square. If game time happens during happy hour, get a seat at the bar and choose from $4 featured pints, house margaritas, well drinks and featured wine. There’s even a $3.95-$5.95 food menu. Enjoy happy hour, seven days a week from 3 to 6 p.m. and again from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Located at 7014 E. Camelback Rd., #1423, in Scottsdale or 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1041 in Tempe.

Tilted Kilt

Tempe-based Tilted Kilt has created a unique online system for March Madness brackets called the March Hoops Bracket Challenge on its website.

You must be at least 21 years old to play. Registration is free and people win prizes throughout the NCAA tournament. Like a traditional bracket game, people will be able to pick the winners of each round and the points they score during the round accumulate. Unlike a traditional bracket, guests will have the opportunity to pick the winners round by round. This will help keep guests engaged throughout the entire tournament even if they make a few bad picks. Guests will also have the chance to earn prizes throughout the tournament to also stay engaged. Prizing levels are as follows:

·        1 point – 1 Complimentary order of Garlic Fries

·        50 points – 1 Complimentary order of Pub Pretzels

·        90 points – 1 Complimentary Five Cheese Flatbread Pizza

·        130 points – Grand Prize Pool & 1 Complimentary order of Boneless Wings & Grand Prize Pool entry

·        One lucky winner out of the pool who has scored 130+ points will win an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas for themselves and one guest. All prizes are awarded by Tilted Kilt.

Sprinkles Cupcakes

There can only be one winner in this cupcake showdown which pits S’more against Salty Caramel. The flavor which sells the most will be added to their weekly flavor schedule so be sure to stop by and help decide which should be crowned the winner. The only question is… are you #teamsmore or #teamsalty? Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes from now until March 31st at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

Kelly’s at SouthBridge

When it’s game time during March Madness, Kelly’s at SouthBridge is a place to watch your favorite teams on surrounding TVs as you sit at the bar and enjoy your favorite craft cocktail or beer. Located on Sixth Avenue in downtown Scottsdale, the 8,000-square-foot upscale restaurant offers traditional pub classics mixed with exceptional modern cuisine and the perfect laid back atmosphere. Kelly’s is located at 7117 E. Sixth Ave. in Scottsdale.

Nabers

The road to the Final Four goes right through the Naberhood! Submit your bracket for cool prizes at Nabers restaurant in Chandler. A perfect bracket gets you a free weekly dinner for a year (limit of one bracket submission). During game time there will be food and drink specials like $5 Balls, Balls, Balls appetizers and $5 Deep Eddy Vodka. Watch your favorite team on one of Nabers’ 14 HD screens or their huge 9-foot screen. Nabers Music Bar & Eats, 825 N. 54th St. in Chandler.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day around the Valley

How will you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year?

Did you know:

  • Guinness drinkers around the world lift a whopping 13 million pints of the dark Irish stout to their lips on Saint Patrick’s Day.
  • 26.1 billion pounds of beef and 2.3 billion pounds of cabbage is typically produced in the United States each year.
  • More than 100 St. Patrick’s Day parades are held across the United States. New York City and Boston are home to the largest celebrations.

Plenty of local businesses are helping everyone become a little more Irish!

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Irish it up at Nabers! St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday, March 17th, and Nabers is offering $5 Guinness, $5 Irish Car Bombs and $5 Corned Beef & Cabbage. There will be Irish Trivia beginning at 7 p.m. Call 480-705-0288 for more information. Nabers is a place where friends gather! The establishment focuses on good food, great drinks and fun music throughout the week. They are located at 825 N 54th St., in Chandler. For more information visit nabersaz.com or you can follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/nabersaz.

 

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This St. Patrick’s Day have your fill of truly authentic Irish food from Tilted Kilt’s Irish Hooley Menu. Enjoy Scotch Eggs, Olde Dublin Irish Stew, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherd’s Pie! Order their infamous Paddy Bomb drink and watch it change colors to green. For more information, go to www.tiltedkilt.com. Tilted Kilt has locations in Peoria, Tempe, Downtown Phoenix, Paradise Valley and Scottsdale.

 

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Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with a special seasonal menu. This menu is available now until St. Patrick’s Day at their Tempe location and from March 13th through 17th at their new Scottsdale location. Order some Bacon Cheddar Potato Cakes, a Rueben Pizza or Irish Lamb Burger. On St. Paddy’s Day there will also be live music at their Tempe gastropub located in Tempe Marketplace at 2000 East Rio Salado Parkway Suite 1041. The newly opened Scottsdale location is in Scottsdale Fashion Square at 7014 E. Camelback Road Suite 1423.  For more information visit Thirstyliongastropub.com.

 

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Follow the rainbow to Sprinkles for an Irish Chocolate cupcake! Better than a pot o’ gold, you’ll find this Belgian dark chocolate cake topped with a Baileys Irish cream cheese frosting. Adorned with Sprinkles green shamrock, beware of mischievous leprechauns after your treasure! This treat is available until March 19th. Valley residents can pick up theirs at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. To place an order, call (480) 970-4321 or visit www.sprinkles.com. Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

 

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Uptown Alley, in Surprise, is ready to strike it up on St. Paddy’s Day! Try your luck on one of their bowling lanes where they will have a single green bowling pin set up among the normal pins. Anyone who knocks the green pin down will be entered for the chance to win a $100 pizza party. Everyone who tries wins a prize! Over at their full-service restaurant, Red Embers Bar & Grill, there will be some yummy Irish food. Try their Corned Beef Tacos, Corned Beef Pizza or Byone Valley Rolls. Uptown Alley is a 60,000 square foot family entertainment venue featuring bowling, an arcade, two-level laser tag, a full-service restaurant serving Americana classics, an ultra lounge and more. Visit www.uptownalleysurprise.com for more information.

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Tax day deals take sting off your wallet

April 15th is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing—Tax Day! While no one likes filing their taxes, everyone loves a good deal. So take the stress out of the day and enjoy some discounts by visiting any of the places below on April 15th.

 
Sprinkles Cupcakes
Buy one cupcake, get one free (limit one per person) on Tax Day, simply by whispering the words, “tax-free” at checkout. Sprinkles Cupcakes are a deliciously sophisticated update on an American classic. Baked fresh in small batches throughout the day, Sprinkles cupcakes are handcrafted from the finest ingredients and contain no preservatives, transfats or artificial flavors. Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square. For more information, please visit www.sprinkles.com.

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Fired Pie
For just $4.15 on 4/15, you can score a pizza at Fired Pie. Fired Pie was the original and first fast-casual pizza concept to open in Phoenix. The eatery is quick, casual and customizable to your pizza or salad desires. Locally owned and operated, Fired Pie is open for lunch and dinner. Fired Pie offers something for every pizza lover every day of the week. For more information, and to find a location nearest you, please visit www.firedpie.com.
Nabers
Indulge in some sweets on tax day! Nabers in Chandler is offering a free dessert with the purchase of a sandwich, burger or entree. Guests must ask their server for the free tax day dessert to cash in on the deal. Choose from Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding or their Ooey Gooey Cookie. Nabers is a place where friends gather! The locally owned establishment focuses on good food, great drinks and fun music throughout the week. They are located at 825 N 54th St., in Chandler. For more information visit nabersaz.com or you can follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/nabersaz.
Kelly’s at SouthBridge
Looking to celebrate the end of tax season with a delicious meal? Kelly’s At SouthBridge in Old Town Scottsdale is offering 20% off your entire bill for lunch or dinner on Wednesday, April 15. This excludes happy hour pricing. Kelly’s is a staple in downtown Scottsdale’s dining district. Located on Sixth Avenue, the 8,000 square foot swanky pub and eatery offers traditional pub classics mixed with exceptional modern cuisine. Kelly’s at SouthBridge is located at 7117 E. Sixth Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. www.kellysatsouthbridge.com. 
 
Salut Kitchen Bar
De-stress from the Tax Day woes at Salut with a martini—or several! This Mediterranean style kitchen will offer $5 martinis and live music, all day long! Salut Kitchen Bar is located in Tempe, Arizona. It offers a wide array of flavorful and innovative menu items inspired by a mix of Mediterranean and American cuisine. Guests can also enjoy more than 100 types of wine by the glass and bottle. Now open for lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekend, Salut offers something for everyone every day of the week. For more information, please visit www.salutkitchenbar.com.
 
20 Lounge
Unwind and relax on Tax Day with 20 Lounge! All day long, guests will receive a free single “shot” upgrade. That means when you get a regular priced manicure or a pedicure, you can get a sugar scrub, callus treatment, glitter or nail art added to your service—a value of $5! The hip nail bar and boutique has two locations in Scottsdale. Come by for a little pampering and enjoy a glass of champagne while you’re at it. For more information, please visit www.20lounge.com
 
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Sprinkles ATM Launches in Scottsdale

Just in time to kick off the holiday gifting season, Sprinkles Cupcakes announced the launch of their Cupcake ATM at its Scottsdale location on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The ATM will dispense freshly baked cupcakes 24-hours a day, seven days a week. To celebrate, beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday there will be 50 golden tickets hidden in random cupcake boxes inside the ATM. Each golden ticket will be redeemable for anywhere from one free cupcake to ten dozen free cupcakes.

The first Sprinkles Cupcake ATM was installed at their Beverly Hills store in March of 2012. Since then, the machine has launched in several major cities across the United States including, Dallas, Atlanta, New York and Las Vegas.

The cupcakes are the same ones served inside the bakery each day. The Scottsdale ATM will hold a little more than 500 of the sweet treats and is restocked three to five times a day to ensure freshness. For those with dietary restrictions, the Cupcake ATM will also have their vegan, gluten free and sugar free cupcakes. Even though the store is only open 12 hours a day, people will be able to get a cupcake any time—day or night!

The ATM will be on the north side of the store. Since the cupcakes are fragile, a special robotic arm was developed that uses a suction to grasp the cupcake box and gently move it to the customer window. A clear glass display will allow anyone to see just how it works. Each ATM is customized and carefully crafted specific to that store location.

Founder of Sprinkles, Candace Nelson, explains how the machine works here.

Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

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Tastes of Cinco de Mayo

Although Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, but rather a small win for the Mexican army in Puebla against the French in the Franco-Mexican War, the holiday is recognized in the United States as a day of awareness and celebration of Mexican culture. Many restaurants provide special menus with Mexican-inspired cocktails and appetizers as well as mariachi music, folk dancing and parties. Hopefully there will be enough limes to support all those margaritas and guacamole!

This weekend, starting with Saturday, May 3, through Monday, May 5, provides a multitude of Cinco de Mayo options such as:

Mexican Food

  • America’s Taco Shop: If you are looking for authentic Mexican food, you have to visit America’s Taco Shop. They will be serving a traditional Mexican dish – Al Pastor – a slow-cooked, thinly sliced pork, marinated in a mild spiced citrus and pasilla adobo and served with minced cabbage, cilantro, tomato sauce, guacamole and thin strips of grilled pineapple.

Margaritas

  • SOL Mexican Cocina: Looking for the perfect margarita? SOL Mexican Cocina’s Corralejo Watermelon Basil Margarita is simply fruity perfection. Combine that with guacamole and Baja cuisine and you are ready for a great Cinco de Mayo.
  • The Herb Box: Drink without the calories? Try the $5 Skinny Superfruit Margarita at The Herb Box. The drink includes Herradura Blanco, Chambord, fresh lime juice and club soda. The Herb Box will also release its new Drinx menu with all day happy hour pricing. Try 10 new cocktails for $8 such as the Vanilla Lemon Drop or Nutty Angel. They will also be serving wine and craft beer.

Parties and New Experiences

  • Sandbar: If you are looking for a full-weekend experience, then Sandbar is your place. The three-day party will include live music and DJs, the Mayweather vs. Maidana fight and, of course, drink specials. Music includes Rockhard and Whiskey’s Quicker on Saturday, The Crown Kings and Pyrosteria on Sunday and Jay Allen and The Uncommon Good and Redneck Rockstars on Monday. You can get your drink on with $3 beers and $5 margaritas all weekend long.
  • Uptown Alley: Try an entirely new Cinco de Mayo experience with the entertainment venue of Uptown Alley. You can eat and drink Mexican-inspired items like $3 tecates, $5 tacos and $5 margaritas while you go bowling, play video games or dominate at laser tag.
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes: If you are really looking to try something new this weekend, you have to try the margarita cupcake from Sprinkles Cantina. This inspired cupcake is composed of a tequila-key lime cake, topped with key lime frosting, a rim of fleur de sel and a festive green and red modern dot. This item is sure to make your Cinco de Mayo party unique.

 

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Sprinkles Cupcakes Launches Candace’s Cupcake Challenge with Local Schools

Rev those egg beaters and prep your taste buds for some delicious fundraising, Scottsdale!

Sprinkles Cupcakes announced today that it has launched Candace’s Cupcake Challenge, a recipe contest that invites elementary students throughout Maricopa County to submit cupcake recipes that will be sold in Sprinkles’ Scottsdale bakery.

Phoenix-area classrooms are being asked to submit their cake and frosting recipes to Sprinkles by Friday, February 7. Candace Nelson, Sprinkles founder and judge on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” will then select her three favorite recipes which will be baked and sold at Sprinkles Scottsdale from February 24 to 28. All three winning schools will receive a monetary donation and cupcake prizes.

“We are so excited to offer Arizona school kids the opportunity to think creatively, learn more about baking and how ingredients work together, and inspire any budding entrepreneurs out there,” said Nelson. “We think that giving students a chance to see their creations selling in the real marketplace in a way that will also give back to their school, will spark a real sense of pride and achievement.”

The three winning recipes will be chosen by Nelson based on originality and taste and announced on February 12th. Phoenix-area residents will have the opportunity to “vote” for their favorite flavor by purchasing the cupcakes at the Sprinkles located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road. The top selling cupcake will receive a $1,000 cash donation to the school and a cupcake party for the entire school. The second and third best selling cupcakes will each receive a cupcake party for the submitting classroom and cash donations to the school for $500 and $250 respectively.

[Download Cupcake Challenge Form]

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Sprinkles Cupcakes Introduces Bite-Sized Treats for New Year

“New Year, New You” is the mantra this month at Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale. Just in time for those who are cutting back on their sweets, Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale now has mini cupcakes! Sometimes bite-sized takes the cake!

Sprinkles offers these miniature creations in their regular and seasonal flavors like s’mores, strawberry or chai latte. If you’re looking for something a little healthier then indulge in their gluten-free, sugar-free and vegan red velvet minis!

Valley residents can pick up their cupcake minis at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

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Ghosts, Goblins and Cupcakes

This Halloween, skip the trick-or-treating and head to Sprinkles Cupcakes. Sprinkles BOO box features three of Sprinkles most popular flavors — vanilla milk chocolate, black and white, and red velvet – plus, limited edition caramel apple cupcakes.

Each dozen box includes all four flavors, decorated with ghoulish orange ghosts and BOO decorations, and is sealed with a spooky ‘BOO’ sticker. Available from October 4 – 31, ghosts, goblins and monsters of all ages will have a hard time turning down Sprinkles Halloween BOO box!

A riff on the candy apple, Sprinkles caramel apple cupcake is a Granny Smith-studded spiced apple cake topped with buttery caramel cream cheese frosting. “Forget the candy or the costumes,” says executive pastry chef and co-owner Candace Nelson, “caramel apples have always been my favorite thing about Halloween, so I was inspired to create a cupcake version of the popular treat.”

The BOO Box and limited edition Halloween cupcake will be available at Sprinkles from October 4 – 31. Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes at the Scottsdale location Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Free Limited Edition Maple Bacon Cupcakes at Sprinkles

Bacon. Need we say more? Sprinkles has announced their newest creation—Maple Bacon cupcakes. Harnessing bacon’s unique umami taste, Sprinkles serves up their first savory cupcake.

Thick, smoky bacon is baked to a crisp and woven into their Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake. Topped with rich, buttery maple cream cheese frosting, you will be convinced that everything tastes better with Maple Bacon!

In honor of their limited edition Maple Bacon cupcakes, available August 30 – September 15, Sprinkles is offering everyone one FREE Maple Bacon cupcake on Tuesday, August 27 from 7 – 9 p.m.! There is no purchase necessary. The limit is one per person.

Valley residents can pick up their FREE cupcake at the Scottsdale location during the two-hour window.

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Free Limited Edition Maple Bacon Cupcakes at Sprinkles

Bacon. Need we say more? Sprinkles has announced their newest creation—Maple Bacon cupcakes. Harnessing bacon’s unique umami taste, Sprinkles serves up their first savory cupcake.

Thick, smoky bacon is baked to a crisp and woven into their Madagascar Bourbon vanilla cake. Topped with rich, buttery maple cream cheese frosting, you will be convinced that everything tastes better with Maple Bacon!

In honor of their limited edition Maple Bacon cupcakes, available August 30 – September 15, Sprinkles is offering everyone one FREE Maple Bacon cupcake on Tuesday, August 27 from 7 – 9 p.m.! There is no purchase necessary. The limit is one per person.

Valley residents can pick up their FREE cupcake at the Scottsdale location during the two-hour window.

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FREE Limited Edition Lemon Meringue Cupcakes From Sprinkles

sprinkles lemon meringueWhen life gives you lemons—make some Lemon Meringue Cupcakes. Or let Sprinkles do the work! In honor of their limited edition Lemon Meringue cupcakes, available July 26 to August 11, Sprinkles is offering one FREE Lemon Meringue cupcake on July 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.! There is no purchase necessary. The limit is one per person.

This graham cracker-lined, fragrant lemon cake is generously filled with lip-puckering lemon curd and topped with a sweet, fluffy cloud of toasted marshmallow.

Valley residents can pick up their  FREE cupcake at the Scottsdale location on July 22 during the two hour window. Visit www.sprinkles.com for more information.

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FREE Limited Edition Lemon Meringue Cupcakes From Sprinkles

sprinkles lemon meringueWhen life gives you lemons—make some Lemon Meringue Cupcakes. Or let Sprinkles do the work! In honor of their limited edition Lemon Meringue cupcakes, available July 26 to August 11, Sprinkles is offering one FREE Lemon Meringue cupcake on July 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.! There is no purchase necessary. The limit is one per person.

This graham cracker-lined, fragrant lemon cake is generously filled with lip-puckering lemon curd and topped with a sweet, fluffy cloud of toasted marshmallow.

Valley residents can pick up their  FREE cupcake at the Scottsdale location on July 22 during the two hour window. Visit www.sprinkles.com for more information.

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Royal Baby Alert: Sprinkles Rolls Out Gender Reveal Cupcakes

In honor of the Royal Baby, set to arrive in July, Sprinkles is taking part in the fun with Gender Reveal Chocolate and Vanilla Cupcakes. The sweet treats are topped with pink and blue frosting and adorned with tiaras. Sprinkles will sell the Gender Reveal cupcakes until Will & Kate’s baby is born. Will the Royal Baby be a he or she? Take a bite and see!  Inside each cupcake is blue or pink filling.

Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes at the Scottsdale location (near Scottsdale Fashion Square) Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit www.sprinkles.com for more information.

 

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SPRINKLE Dad With Love..Er..Cupcakes

It’s no mystery who you inherited your sweet tooth from…Dad taught you how to eat Oreos, make s’mores and savor all things peanut butter and chocolate. This Father’s Day, introduce him to your favorite indulgence…Sprinkles Cupcakes.

Topped with our special DAD decorations (to spell out whose day it really is!) and sealed with a ‘DAD Digs Cupcakes’ sticker, Sprinkles DAD box features an assortment of peanut butter chip, red velvet, black and white and vanilla milk chocolate cupcakes.

“We definitely created this box with dads in mind,” says Sprinkles Co-Founder and Executive Pastry Chef, Candace Nelson. “After much thought we picked these flavors as the perfect gift for the Holiday.”

The DAD Box will be available at Sprinkles from June 14 through 16. Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Same-day orders for pickup and delivery are now available. For details or to place an order, visit www.sprinkles.com or call (480) 970-4321.

Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

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Tax Day Deals Around Scottsdale

With April 15 around the corner that can only mean one thing—tax day! While no one likes filing their taxes, everyone loves a deal. So take the stress out of the day and enjoy it by visiting any of the places below for some great tax day deals.

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At Z’Tejas, your first margarita is only $4.15 on tax da! All of Z’Tejas award-winning frozen ‘ritas are uniquely-crafted and mixed with fresh flavors, delivering satisfaction to your taste buds. The food menu, largely influenced by the south, signifies the bold robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. Visit one of six Valley Z’Tejas locations for a tax break this April 15! ztejas.com

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Buy one cupcake, get one free (limit of one per person) on tax day! Sprinkles Cupcakes are a deliciously sophisticated update on an American classic. Baked fresh in small batches throughout the day, Sprinkles cupcakes are handcrafted from the finest ingredients and contain no preservatives, trans fats or artificial flavors. Sprinkles is located at 4501 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. sprinkles.com

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Looking to celebrate the end of tax season with a delicious meal? Kelly’s At SouthBridge in Old Town Scottsdale is offering 20% off your entire bill for lunch and dinner on Monday, April 15. Kelly’s is a staple in downtown Scottsdale’s dining district. Located on Sixth Avenue, the 8,000-square-foot swanky pub and eatery offers traditional pub classics mixed with exceptional modern cuisine. Kelly’s at SouthBridge is located at 7117 East Sixth Avenue. kellysatsouthbridge.com

Rejuvena B12 ShotRejuvena Health and Aesthetics

Feel rejuvenated after your taxes are filed with a $5 Vitamin B12 shot at Rejuvena Health and Aesthetics. Vitamin B12 shots are great for an energy boost, weight loss, fighting depression and stress. Patients have also noticed improvement in their sleep patterns, reduced allergies and less frequent and severe headaches after getting a B12 shot. To redeem this offer, call to book your appointment for the week of Monday, April 15. Must mention this tax day deal when booking! werejuvenate.com

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No need to fret this tax day! Consign your designer handbag at My Sister’s Closet or Well Suited on April 15 and the Valley’s most popular designer consignment stores will give you money back and an extra $20 gift card. My Sister’s Closet, My Sister’s Attic and Well Suited for men are always looking for designer handbags, clothing, shoes, jewelry, home décor and furnishings throughout the year for consignment. This tax day, the extra $20 gift card is to give something back to everyone who fought hard this year to hold onto more of their earnings. mysisterscloset.com

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'HOP' Into Sprinkles Cupcakes for Easter Treats

Spread some springtime cheer with Sprinkles HOP Box. Perfect for your holiday table or in lieu of an Easter basket, adults and children alike will delight in Sprinkles Cupcakes’ brown sugar praline cupcakes and adorable bunny decorations.

Each dozen box includes an assortment of dark chocolate, carrot, red velvet, and brown sugar praline cupcakes, decorated with pink and green bunnies and sealed with a ‘HOP for Cupcakes’ sticker. The Sprinkles HOP Box will be available at Sprinkles from March 22 – 31.

“The HOP box is an Easter tradition here at Sprinkles,” says Sprinkles Co-Founder and Executive Pastry Chef, Candace Nelson. “This springtime selection of flavors is a delicious ending to a family dinner or a fun Easter basket addition!”

Valley residents can pick up their Sprinkles HOP boxes at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. To place an order, call (480) 970-4321 or visit www.sprinkles.com.

Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square.

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Sprinkles Cupcakes To Donate Proceeds On World AIDS Day

Although Giving Tuesday, a day in which people from around the country were asked to donate to the charity of their choice in the spirit of giving back, has passed, that doesn’t mean you can’t continue to give back. And this Saturday, you’ll have your chance.

In honor of World AIDS Day on Saturday, December 1, Sprinkles Cupcakes will donate 100 percent of its proceeds from sales of its famous red velvet cupcakes, specially decorated with red ribbons, to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an organization with a mission to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy and prevention and treatment programs. Elizabeth Glaser and her two friends, Susie Zeegen and Susan DeLaurentis, founded the foundation after the death of Glaser’s daughter from AIDS. Unbeknownst to Glaser, she passed the virus onto her daughter Ariel through breast-feeding and to her second child, son Jake, who contracted the virus in utero. While trying to treat Ariel for her illness, Glaser realized that doctors had no clear idea on how to treat the child because most drugs on the market for HIV treatment at the time was aimed at only adults, and no HIV drugs had yet been tested and approved for children. When Ariel lost her battle with AIDS in 1988, Glaser feared her son was also in danger. It was then that she decided to set up a foundation to raise awareness and money for pediatric HIV research.

Glaser lost her battle with AIDS in 1994, however, her legacy lives through Jake, Glaser’s two friends and the millions of women and children around the world who have been helped by her foundation.

Since Sprinkles partnered with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in 2010, the company has raised $11,000 toward the cause. This Saturday, show your support for women and children everywhere by simply indulging in your favorite dessert treat.

For more information on Sprinkles Cupcakes and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, please visit sprinkles.com and pedaids.org, respectively.

Sprinkles Cupcakes
When: Saturday, December 1
Where: 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Contact: (480) 970-4321

NiteFlite Gala 2011

NiteFlite Gala, Fundraiser To Benefit Local Children's Charities

The Scottsdale 20-30 Club is hosting its 23rd annual NiteFlite fundraiser on Oct. 12-13 and is expected to draw more than 2,800 attendees.

The semi-formal event takes place in two parts. Friday at 6 p.m. is a nine-hole nighttime golf tournament at Continental Golf Course, which has more than 300 registered players; and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. is a gala at Talking Stick Resort showcasing live music, a silent auction, a raffle and signature food dishes from restaurants throughout the Scottsdale area.

A percentage of the evening’s proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale (BGCGS), with the rest dispersed through an application process next May to local children’s charities, says Chris Karas, chairman of this year’s NiteFlite. Previous recipients have been Arizona Burns Foundation, Team Lifeline and Miracle League of Arizona.

In 2011, the NiteFlite golf tournament and gala raised nearly $340,000 for 16 charities, Karas says. The gala raised $60,602 for BGCGS, and 100 percent of the donations went to more than 100 youth development programs the club offers, says Andrea Omer, communications manager at the BGCGS.

NiteFlite offers attendees the chance to stroll down a red carpet mobbed with paparazzi, indulge in various beverages and cuisines, spend time in a cigar lounge, watch a vaudeville performance and listen to the local band, Elvis Before Noon.

A limited-entry after party keeps the night going with additional events and a performance by DJ Soleman from the Phunk Junkeez.

“It’s a memorable evening people won’t forget,” Karas says.

One of NiteFlite’s main attractions is various food dishes from restaurants around the Valley, including Sprinkles Cupcakes and Orange Sky at Talking Stick Resort.

“We’re happy to help, and think it’s a good thing to be participating with,” says Sprinkles Cupcake Scottsdale General Manager Kristie Shy. Although she doesn’t know what this year’s design will be, “we’ll try to have a fun little decoration,” Shy says. Last year, Sprinkles Cupcakes made $1600 donation.

NiteFlite raises donations throughout the night in multiple ways, one of which is through silent auctions.

“There are a variety of [auctions] from small packages to exotic luxury vacations,” Karas says. Items auctioned off last year included sports memorabilia, spa packages and local and international vacations.

Tickets for NiteFlite cost $150, and VIP packages, which give early access to the after party, are available for sponsorship purchases.

“NiteFlite has become somewhat of a household name throughout Scottsdale and Arizona,” Karas says. “We are very thankful for all the participants that contributed, and because of their experience and the good cause we’re raising for, they tend to come back year after year.”

To learn more about NiteFlite and Scottsdale 20-30 Club, visit scottsdale2030.org/niteflite. For information about The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale, visit bgcs.org.