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Super Bowl pumps $719 million into Arizona’s economy


Super Bowl XLIX scored big for Arizona’s economy. A study completed by the Seidman Research Institute, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, determined that Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 Pro Bowl and related events produced a gross economic impact of $719.4 million in the region. The announcement was made today at The… Read More →

Experts: Central sports commission would boost Arizona


The 2015 Super Bowl kicked off an unprecedented run for the Phoenix metro area as the host of mega-sporting events. But if the Valley is going to continue to lure Super Bowls, NCAA championship football games and Final Fours, leaders in the sports community say the current system needs to be improved. “We’re playing with… Read More →

Stanton lauds downtown Phoenix for creativity, growth at Art d’Core Gala

Greg Stanton, Kaci Demarest, WEB
by in Blogs

Crescent Ballroom played host to the second annual Art d’Core Gala Saturday night. Art d’Core Gala was presented by Artlink, Downtown Phoenix Inc. and the City of Phoenix’s Office of the Mayor. The event celebrated the arts and culture of downtown Phoenix and kicked off the festive season that will occur over the coming weeks.… Read More →

Best, worst, cutest Super Bowl 49 commercials

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by in Blogs | Featured

Aside from the Super Bowl itself, the commercials are the most exciting part of the big game day. While some companies such as GoDaddy and Budweiser unveiled their ads prior to the game, there were still plenty of reactions to go around. Puppies and emotions were two themes in commercials this year. According to NFL… Read More →

Locally made tip app, BRAVO, launches for Super Bowl

Courtesy of BRAVO
by in Featured | Mobile | Small Biz | Social Media

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, bringing with it a mass of more than one million people enjoying their Sunday at Super Bowl Central in downtown Phoenix. Vendors and activities will span from food to transportation services and most will provide a form of gratuity for their service and hard work. We live… Read More →

Jim Gaffigan on eating through Super Bowl weekend

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Sold out stand-up shows, upcoming television projects and donut hamburgers. Jim Gaffigan tells Scottsdale Living about his upcoming performances at Talking Stick Resort and how excited he is to be in Arizona amid the Super Bowl mania in downtown Phoenix. He also discusses his new show “The Gaffigan Show,” which will premiere on TV Land… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Super Bowl cocktails

Cocktails courtesy of District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar has graciously shared with Scottsdale Living its starting lineup of cocktails for this weekend’s big game. Check out the recipes and photos below! Our mouths are already watering. The drink: Hail Mary Ingredients: 6 ounces V8 Tomato Juice 11/2 ounces Jim Beam Black Bourbon ¼ ounce Schreiner’s Chorizo 3… Read More →

3-day Arizona Indian Festival opens


The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association, in conjunction with the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, presents the Arizona Indian Festival, a celebration of Arizona’s 22 Indigenous tribes. Native American tribes of Arizona will share their traditional artistry, songs and dances during the 2015 Arizona Indian Festival, the week of the Big Game at Scottsdale Civic… Read More →

Healthy snacks for the big game this weekend

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Thousands of football fans will descend upon Phoenix this week for the Super Bowl, but what about locals who plan to skip the fury and watch the game from home?  When it comes to the big game, the battle for best snacks gets as much hype as the competition on the field.  Whole Foods Market… Read More →

Super Bowl betting poses dangers in the workplace


So you ask what does the Super Bowl have to do with the American workplace, except for lost productivity at the water cooler the Monday after the Big Game? Why, the Super Bowl is quite possibly the best reminder about the dangers of betting in the workplace. Since the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots… Read More →

FirstBank tackles ‘Deflate-Gate’ with billboard


A local bank is using a little humor around a recent incident to promote their expanding home loan business in Arizona. Yesterday, FirstBank, which operates 15 branches in the Glendale/Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area, put up a billboard within a mile of University of Phoenix Stadium — where the New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks… Read More →

Things to do this week: Jan. 26 to Feb. 2


Last chance to ice-skate Arizona’s only outdoor ice-skating rink comes down after Super Bowl weekend. The 5,442-square-foot rink has been in place on Central Avenue between Washington and Jefferson streets since late November. CitySkate offers a variety of special events throughout the rink, including theme days on Tuesdays. This week’s theme is Football Jerseys. In… Read More →

All In hosts 3 days of Super Bowl parties


The poker, fantasy sports and eSports experts at ALL IN Magazine are hosting three unique parties throughout Super Bowl weekend at one of the most elite private estates in Paradise Valley, AZ. The business objective is to solidify ALL IN as a premier brand and to deliver an experience that their fans appreciate. To accomplish… Read More →

Pepsi hosts free concerts at Super Bowl Central


The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee welcomes the world to enjoy Arizona’s Super Bowl with more than 25 free acts over five days on the Pepsi Hyped for Halftime Stage on Verizon Super Bowl Central starting on Wed., January 28th at 2 p.m.   National recording artists hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. each night. Country music kicks… Read More →