Guys’ Night Out in Scottsdale

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Aly Kirk Photo  If you haven't been out with the boys in awhile, there is no better location than Scottsdale. A guys' night out means plenty of action-packed activities mixed with downtime to relax and enjoy the finer things in life. From a little friendly competition to hanging out among live music and libations, a…

Pilot Uses His Hobby to Help Others

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Provided  Me + My Prop Plane  2013 Piper Meridian M500 Turbo Prop Plane

The Bad Boy of Man Caves

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Provided  Wayne and Penny Mailloux know that what makes a house a home is entertaining. Their more than 10,000-square-foot home at Desert Mountain (Saguaro Forest) in Scottsdale features a farmhouse look with echoes of Europe, their previous home, and is designed with an indoor-outdoor feel. The more than 9 acres of land surrounding the property…

Dear Gents

We told you your time would come, didn’t we, guys? Since the May issue was all about the ladies, we thought it was only fair the June issue of North Scottsdale Lifestyle be dedicated to the gents of our community.   While we will celebrate the dads in our lives on Father’s Day, June 17, … Continued

Scottsdale Jeweler Breaks the Mold

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Aly Kirk Photo  Centrally located in Scottsdale is a jeweler who has taken quality to a new level for more than 35 years.  

June 2018 Around Town

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Awards Grant to Arizona Helping Hands Arizona Helping Hands has seen phenomenal growth in every phase of its operations over the past five years, growing into the largest provider of material items to make homes safer and lives better for the 15,000 boys and girls in the state’s foster care … Continued

Third Annual NDP I Heart NDP Breakfast

On Wednesday, April 18, more than 250 people filled the Dale M. Jensen Gymnasium at Notre Dame Preparatory to listen to Arizona State University men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley, the keynote speaker at the Annual I Heart NDP breakfast. In his talk, he shared stories about the lessons he has learned through sports and how … Continued

St. Jude Presents: A Night in Monte Carlo

Saturday, April 28, was a huge win in the fight against childhood cancer as hundreds of Valley philanthropists came together for the second St. Jude Presents: A Night in Monte Carlo held at Scottsdale Hangar One. Supporters across Arizona raised more than $163,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dude Food

Whether You’re Cooking for One or Cooking for Many, These Easy Dishes are Sure to Impress Anyone Gathered at Your Kitchen Table Article Nicolette Martin FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW   INGREDIENTS (SANDWICH)   1 cup all-purpose flour   1/2 teaspoon ground paprika   1/2 teaspoon garlic powder   Cayenne pepper, to taste   … Continued

The Men Who Move North Scottsdale

 Article Staci Hauk  John Wright, Golf Pro at JW Marriott Desert Ridge  John Wright didn’t pick up a golf club until he was 21. He knew he found his calling when this led to receiving MVP honors for the golf team at Rutgers University.

North Scottsdale’s Female Movers & Shakers

 Article Staci Hauk  The Entrepreneur  Kathy Coover, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Isagenix International

A Girlfriend Staycation

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Provided  A visit to the Fairmont Princess Resort focuses on unique experiences, making it the ideal location for an all-inclusive girlfriend getaway.   

The Hills Salon and Spa Envelopes You In Elegance

Article Staci Hauk | Photography Brad Olson Photography and Mark Susan Photography

Spa 810 Offers an Array of Products and Services with an At-home Feel

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Aly Kirk Photo  Eminence Product Line  $40+

Girls on the Run

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Provided  Empowering women may be a trending topic right now, but a local organization has been focused on this mission for more than 10 years.   

Hanging with the Girls

 Article Staci Hauk | Photography Aly Kirk Photo  When the occasion calls for a girls night on the town, an all-inclusive experience awaits at Market Street DC Ranch. From dining to drinks to shopping, Market Street satisfies a craving for distinctive nightlife all intimately tied together on one upscale main street.  Kale and Clover

​To Strong Women

Though May is traditionally a time to celebrate mothers, at North Scottsdale Lifestyle, we want to take this chance to recognize all of the strong ladies in our community. From activists, entrepreneurs and CEOs to artists, teachers and, yes, mothers, these women are changing our community’s landscape and influencing its future. In this month’s feature … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Beat the Heat and Feed Your Children’s Craving for Creativity Scottsdale Artists’ School hosts weekly Youth and Teen Summer Fine Art Camps for children and teens. The Youth Academy, ages 6-14, begins May 29, and Teen Academy, ages 14-18 starts June 4. All sessions are held in the school’s art studios and taught by professional … Continued

Brighter Tomorrow Hope Luncheon

In their first-ever combined fundraising luncheon, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) and Sojourner Center, an affiliate subsidiary of JFCS, raised $400,000 at its Brighter Tomorrow Hope Luncheon, held Friday, March 2, at the Arizona Biltmore. The luncheon was attended by more than 500 people, and focused specifically on domestic violence awareness.

DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open the … Continued

Room to Grow

Perfect for those who don’t necessarily consider themselves “gardening-inclined,” but also like to keep live decorations in various parts of the home, succulent plants are generally low-maintenance and come in an array of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Grow them in unique containers—from coffee tins to books or shoes—for eco-themed decor you actually have to put in some effort to…

Eco Chic

Spring has finally sprung! As the last dredges of winter make their way out, and we can finally begin to stop and smell the roses, it’s also a good time to remind ourselves to take the time to appreciate our beautiful planet.


Ruby Farias Design Launch

Ruby Farias is a long-time artist who turned to painting on clothing and accessories in January 2014. Her latest project includes having her paintings photographed and having those images printed on fabrics. She has taken that fabric and has created her new line. Photography by Marion Rhoades Photography.

April 2018 Around Town

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand that defines relaxed, sophisticated style in men’s and women’s sportswear, swimwear, accessories, footwear and a complete home furnishings collection. In celebration, the brand has elevated its most beloved classics to new levels of comfort and quality through new and innovative technical fabrics, enhanced fits and vivid colors, prints…

Aly Kirkpatrick

And then he said the four scariest words, “Yeah, but what if?”

The Simple Farm

The Simple Farm in Scottsdale proves it’s easy to get quality produce and skin care products in an urban environment and prides itself on being an integral part of the community. It even became a center for agricultural awareness after some widespread press.

Range Rover PHEV

Range Rover’s new Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) 
blends the classic beauty and power customers expect from the Jaguar Land Rover brand with modern eco-friendly innovation.

tsf botanicals

The Simple Farm recently launched a skin care line, TSF Botanicals. This natural spa-quality line pulls inspiration from farm botanicals and fresh goat's milk. 

scholl’s helping hands 
& waste not

When it comes to assisting the less fortunate in Arizona, two organizations stand out for providing assistance while remaining environmentally minded.

Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine

Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine is a farm-to-table restaurant steeped in Arizona history with a flair for unparalleled quality without pretension.

A Labor of Love

When gardening enthusiasts enter The Bosque or The Pueblo in Phoenix, they immediately get a sense of the passion for local gardening that comes from a young entrepreneur with a vision for how outdoor life should be viewed in the Valley.

Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The concept of home is different for everyone.
  For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and…

Tiny Life Changes Book Launch

The Camby was the location for the global book launch and signing of Tiny Life Changes by local author-sisters Lauren Daniels and Lisa King on January 9. Tiny Life Changes is about transformation through changing your life from the inside out, one step at a time. 
Photography by Colleen Katz Pictures in Pixels. 

Childhelp 14th Annual Drive the Dream Gala

Childhelp, a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse, celebrated its 14th Annual Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria presented the sold-out extravaganza that netted more than $1.4 million for Childhelp programs and services, including the Childhelp Children’s Advocacy Center of Arizona dedicated to Linda Pope.

March 2018 Around Town

The February issue of North Scottsdale Lifestyle mistakenly identified the wrong location of Mastro's Steakhouse, winner of the Best Fine Dining Restaurant category. The correct location is 8852 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, and the correct phone number for that location is 480.585.9500. North Scottsdale Lifestyle regrets the error. 

Building a 
Furniture Legacy 
in Scottsdale

What started on a ranch 25 years ago has turned into a thriving furniture business as distinctive as its backstory.

Bodega 13

Larry and Emily Foppe (rhymes with floppy) are often found dashing around their restaurant, Bodega 13. They serve authentic dishes from every continent, largely inspired by Larry’s travels. Great food and conversation, family and ambiance are important to the couple.

Troon North Golf Club

For the past year, staff at Troon North Golf Club have dreamt up ways to make an already award-winning golf experience better for their guests. Many improvements have come to fruition, while other projects will begin as the temperatures rise.

Shelfie Ready Art to Beautify Your Space

Is your shelf space ready for its close-up? When it comes to your home, you want to maximize your shelf space with color, texture, creativity. You often seek one-of-a-kind pieces that will act as a conversation starter. Scottsdale has an eclectic array of local artists that showcase diverse mediums to bring your shelving space into focus.

Newt Glass

Newt Grover of Newt Glass has large-scale blown glass masterpieces displayed all over town and the country. They are best described as vibrant, contemporary, original and intricate. Inspired by exhibits of Dale Chihuly's work, Newt decided late into his career of making neon signs and jewelry to switch gears and teach himself the art of blown glass.

Julie Fiedler’s 
Hometown Recipe

The Scottsdale culinary market is blooming with fresh concepts, and perhaps none are more unique and custom then RIPE Personal Chef Services. If you are looking to eat healthier, host a dinner party or are looking for private dining, then RIPE is a concept that will fit beautifully into your lifestyle.

No Place Like Home

At 20243 N. 103rd Way in Scottsdale, sweeping views and a bright open concept take center stage. The floor plan is ideal for family living and entertaining, with a seamless design that resonates the resort-style outdoor living spaces with pool, spa, barbecue and multiple travertine paved patios.

A Handmade Valentine’s Day

 un | From-Scratch Pasta  Yield: 1 pound  2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

Best of North Scottsdale

Greetings, North Scottsdale, and welcome to this month's issue that calls for a month of celebration.

McNight to Remember Under the Sea Gala

Ronald McDonald House Charities hosted the McNight to Remember Under the Sea Gala on November 11 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. It was a record-breaking night: 667 attendees raised $563,350 to ensure families staying at the Valley's three houses will not be turned away. Both numbers broke previous highs. 
Photography by Gudenschwager Photography Inc. 

Green Goddess Holiday Open House

Several hundred people came to Green Goddess' Annual Holiday Open House and enjoyed the beautiful Arizona weather and food from Manuel Mexican Cantina. Gelato Spot stopped by and dished out their yummy gelato. The seventh annual fundraising raffle raised more than $2,400 for the McKenzie Monks Foundation. 

Cork & Canvas Art Show Held December 7

Cork & Canvas Art Show is a quarterly event held at the 8th Avenue South office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty. A reception featuring wine and snacks allows the artists, friends and family, real estate professionals, colleagues and clients a chance to view the art. All artwork is available for purchase.

February 2018 Around Town

The 63rd Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and Shopping Expo, the largest horse show in the world, will open its doors Februray 15-25 at WestWorld in North Scottsdale. The show will welcome 2,400 horses, 300 commercial exhibitors and 50+ food vendors, and has put together a wonderful schedule of entertainment and education to entertain the whole family.

Best of North Scottsdale

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8913 E. Bell Road, #201, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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