July 2017 Around Town

Make this a summer to remember with a getaway, or staycation, to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Experience sunrise hikes to adjacent Pinnacle Peak Park, dining alfresco under a blanket of stars and poolside pampering at the sparkling, two-tiered pool complex.

June 2017 Around Town

This inaugural exhibition will run from June 20, 2017, through September 30, 2018, at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West. The exhibition features Western film posters, lobby cards and associated ephemera and memorabilia dating from the 1800s to the present, curated from the world’s largest—and most historically important and inclusive—collection of Western film graphic arts. The first of many…

May 2017 Around Town

Liberty Station, an American Tavern and Smokehouse is now open at 34522 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 180. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Liberty Station will serve American comfort food with regional touches. Acclaimed Executive Chef Michael Hunn and Chef de Cuisine Dan Watts will head the kitchen. The pair has created a menu using many locally-sourced ingredients, which include…

April 2017 Around Town

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) recently opened its second Beneficial Beans Café location, nestled inside of Burton Barr Central Library. The cafe, which is part of SARRC’s social enterprise program, is now accessible Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., serving coffee and a variety of food items to library visitors and employees. However, its most distinct feature…

March 2017 Around Town

Tee-off at Grayhawk Golf Club on Friday, March 31st, 2017 for the HonorHealth Charity Golf Classic with proceeds supporting HonorHealth Military Partnership. The HonorHealth Military Partnership program provides training for military medical personnel and first responders. These service members receive hands-on learning, including clinical rotations and realistic training at the Military Partnership's simulation lab. The program has trained more than…

February 2017 Around Town

For the fourth year in a row, chefs from more than two dozen restaurants across the Valley and Flagstaff will go head-to-head to create a winning dessert using one of the Girl Scout cookie flavors. The new creations will be sold in their restaurants throughout February, with a portion of sales directly benefitting local girl scouting. This year, Northeast Valley…

January 2017 Around Town

The Scottsdale community of Desert Village received a much-needed facelift. Wild Mare Designs developed a branding plan with DV’s Board of Directors that set out to re-design their neighborhood in a way that would capitalize on its great location, update its look, and ultimately improve their property values. The neighborhood was built in the late 90’s and is located in…

December 2016 Around Town

The Boulders continues its tradition for celebrating December holidays with holiday décor and sumptuous culinary celebrations. However, during the holidays, too much food and too little sleep can often cause stress and low energy levels. The Spa at the Boulders offers the perfect solution. The new Winter Berry Glow is a pampering treatment to give the skin a luminous, glistening…

November 2016 Around Town

A veteran-owned mobile auto glass company with over 10 years of experience in the industry, Ez-Pz Auto Glass provides customers valley-wide with same-day service. They accept all insurance companies and offer competitive price quotes for their cash customers. They repair and replace door regulators as well. The company is also a proud supporter of The Mule Deer Foundation Phoenix Chapter.…

October 2016 Around Town

Eddie Merlot’s is celebrating their 15 Year Anniversary, and you will most definitely want to join them for this milestone! From October 1 through November 20, they will have delectable items for two people on offer for only $15, including Caesar Salad for two, two glasses of Eddie Merlot’s Private Label Wine, Specialty Martinis for two and select Desserts for…

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Thousands of individuals will gather at Chase Field on Saturday, September 24 to support the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters in Phoenix, along with nearly 60 other communities nationwide, will join together in this family-friendly walk/run event to raise funds and awareness for…

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Larry Fitzgerald might be one of football’s greatest players, but off the field he lands a punchline every now and then. Dominick’s Steakhouse will host the 8th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club, Celebrities at YOUR Service with performances sure to keep you laughing all night long. On Monday, August 29th guests are invited to a night of comedy and charity while…

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Fresh, local food lovers in North Scottsdale are about to go mad for MAD Greens, as the latest location of this fast-casual restaurant opens in the Scottsdale Horizon Center. The new MAD Greens in North Scottsdale is the sixth Valley location of this farm-fresh restaurant concept specializing in premium made-to-order salads, fresh juices, paninis, wraps and soups. Even tastier, the…

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Enjoy cool summer savings and plenty of freezing family fun with The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa’s Big Chill Package, available from May 30 through Sept. 5, 2016. Every day throughout the summer, The Westin Kierland’s own FUN Team will lead thrill- and chill-seeking adventurers in a wide range of wintery-themed activities perfect for escaping the summer heat. Each Saturday…

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Conceived by North Scottsdale DC Ranch resident, Monica Monson, the Chateau on Central Design Challenge Arizona came to a festive end by naming Robert Burg, of Robert Burg Design, Top Designer for his French-inspired Chateau. Called Arizona’s most unique and sophisticated design challenge to date, and hosted by Monson Luxury Group of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, The Reveal Party…

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The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel, recently reopened following a massive renovation that took place this summer, transforming the independent resort and revitalizing its amenities. As part of the $10 million renovation, the resort boasts two new restaurants and a bar, a transformed main pool, a significant addition of outdoor meeting and event space, enhanced guest rooms…

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Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood is now open in Scottsdale at the corner of N. Scottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak. At Eddie Merlot’s, hospitality and the comfort of their guests is the highest priority, as they pledge to provide the finest service and highest quality foods prepared in world class facilities so their guests will enjoy a memorable…

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The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of spectacular talent to the Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series. Situated at the base of a saguaro-lined butte, the event pairs great live local bands with the most enchanting venue in the Valley for a truly spectacular experience. Through May 6, concert goers will also be able to…

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Kick off the New Year with a much-loved Arizona tradition, the Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade, held on Saturday, January 2 at 11 a.m. in Downtown Phoenix. This year’s theme will be “Arizona’s Got Game,” as the Fiesta Bowl is known for more than just the two games that it puts on each year. At the Fiesta Bowl, they want to…

December 2015 Around Town

All is merry, bright and full of delight as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess transforms into a desert winter wonderland from November 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016. Christmas festivities include a Princess Express train ride and new holiday characters Christmas Princess Noel, Peppermint the Penguin and Selfie Elfie. The Lagoon Lights this year include a new 3D whale, five skating…

November 2015 Around Town

INFOCUS, the photography support organization of the Phoenix Art Museum, has announced that renowned artist, author and educator James Hajicek will receive its 2015 Founders Award. The INFOCUS Founders Award honors individuals, businesses or organizations whose efforts have advanced the cause and improved public awareness of fine art photography in Arizona. Mr. Hajicek will accept the award at the organization’s…

October 2015 Around Town

Ken Olson, president of Northern Trust Bank, Scottsdale and Roger Brooks, former chairman and chief operating officer of AmerUs, were unanimously appointed to serve on the Board of the organization, beginning with the 2015-2016 season.

September 2015 Around Town

North Scottsdale Business Leader Appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs Board of Directors The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP recently announced that Jeffrey H. Wolf, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office and North Scottsdale resident, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP). In this role,…

August 2015 Around Town

California Pools & Landscape has opened its newest Design Center in the heart of North Scottsdale. Located at 23271 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite A105, on the corner of Pinnacle Peak and Scottsdale Rd., the Design Center showcases the newest trends in pools, spas, landscaping, outdoor structures and backyard remodeling. Locally owned and operated since 1988, California Pools & Landscape is…

July 2015 Around Town

Flower Child, Sam Fox’s healthy fast-casual restaurant recently opened its first Scottsdale location at Shea Boulevard and 90th Street. The latest locale serves farm-to-table fare that’s healthy and served in a happy, fast-casual kitchen. Situated on a bright 3,572-square-foot space and 1,223-square-foot patio, surrounded by windows on every side with sunshine beaming in, the restaurant has the energy of a…

June 2015 Around Town

Just in time for Father’s Day, Sprinkles Cupcakes is featuring their tasty DAD box. Topped with special DAD decorations and sealed with a “DAD Digs Cupcakes” sticker, the box features an assortment of peanut butter chip, red velvet, black and white and vanilla milk chocolate cupcakes. The DAD box will be available at Sprinkles from June 19 to 21. Sprinkles…

May 2015 Around Town

Enjoy delicious food, live entertainment, tasty beverages and more…all for a great cause. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix’s Connect volunteer group will host its sixth annual “The Big Event” on Saturday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m.