Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer. … Continued
The weather is becoming crisp, and outdoor festivals and activities are abundant in Scottsdale. The Scottsdale City Ballet hopes to bring an air of elegance and classic dance to the area with performances by a company that will truly immerse itself in the community.
Holiday traditions are steeped in familiarity and mouth-watering food around the table. Charleston's is a known name in the Valley and offers a plethora of delicious fall favorites with an ambiance that is meant for family togetherness.
Growing up in Arizona, large trucks have always been a part of my world. Our life consisted of the outdoors, camping, horses and more, so when I was invited to try out the 2019 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn Crew Cab 4x4 Long Box I was no stranger to maneuvering this big beautiful beast.
John and Nicole Salisbury are co-owners of Modern Yoga, a vinyasa studio located in the heart of McCormick Ranch. With more than 60 weekly classes for all levels of yoga practitioners, they pride themselves on operating a family-owned studio with the philosophy that yoga is for everyone, even if you can’t touch your toes.
We want to take a minute to say thank you. Thank you to all the inspiring people of our community. It never ceases to amaze me how many truly great people and organizations we have right here in our community. We are consistently blown away by all of the endless philanthropic efforts, charity and nonprofit … Continued
Kylie Rowand Foundation Event On Thursday, Nov. 7, 6-8 p.m., the Kylie Rowand Foundation, a nonprofit that supports and fights for children with cancer, is hosting an event at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. It will be an amazing night getting to know donors/advocates that have been supporting the foundation and assisted in all … Continued
As we begin to think about the upcoming holiday season, it is also a good time to think about year-end financial planning. Here are five suggestions from FineMark National Bank and Trust to help prepare you for a healthy new year. Donate to charity. Review your investments. Revisit your estate plan. Gift others. Take your required … Continued
Frank Schubert shares that their event is held yearly at a local theater, showing a high demand "new release" movie as a way to thank their customers. He partners with Matt Cottle of Stuttering King Bakery who provides gourmet cookies for the event. Challenged with autism, Matt and Frank team up to support SARRC dedicated to … Continued
The JDRF Arizona chapter will host its 19th annual Promise Ball Gala to help fund a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The black-tie fundraiser themed “Unstoppable Now” is held at the Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, and it includes live and silent auctions, dinner and entertainment. Last year, the chapter raised more than $2 … Continued
Candelaria Design Associates (CDA), one of the leading custom luxury architecture firms in the U.S., recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary at El Chorro, the firm’s signature restaurant renovation project in Paradise Valley. Principal Mark Candelaria has a growing firm with the recent addition of an all-female partner line-up including Evelyn Jung, Meredith Thomson and Vivia Ayala.
It's the holiday season, and while purchasing those large ticket items you've been dreaming of all year sounds appealing, where is the best place to house everything from a luxury car to a high-end boat?
The holidays spark an interest in abundance and all that glitters. Hosting a posh dinner party can be exciting but seem like a daunting task. Adding a personal chef and event planner to the mix means helping your guests feel at home with elegance and warmth, coupling a delicious meal with on-point ambiance.
North Scottsdale Lifestyle celebrated our September cover girl, Renee Parsons, at an event at Scottsdale National Golf Club, one of the world’s most exclusive golf clubs owned by Renee and her husband, Bob Parsons. Renee’s vision for PXG Apparel, a fashion-forward, edgy golf clothing and accessories line for men and women, made her a perfect … Continued
Known as the"'Auctiontainer," a nickname given to her by Alice Cooper, Letitia Frye is a leader in her industry for giving each event her innovative flare that has become the trademark of her career. Although her impressive resume speaks for itself, it is her passion for helping others, and the path she has overcome to find happiness and success, that truly…
Hear that howl? The Talking Stick Entertainment District is making a splash with the grand opening of Great Wolf Lodge. Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. is North America’s largest family of indoor waterpark resorts.
Lead singer of rock bands Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer, Maynard Keenan recently opened a tasting room for his northern Arizona wineries, Merkin Vineyards and Caduceus Cellars, in downtown Scottsdale. Merkin Vineyards gives locals a rare opportunity to experience the fruits of Keenan's labor by allowing them to taste a diverse selection of wines from around Arizona.
If you dream of riding off into the sunset via horseback, you’ll find deep satisfaction and immense tranquility at what’s dubbed one of the best dude ranches in the country: Tanque Verde. Founded in 1868 and nestled at the base of the Rincon Mountains in Tucson, sits an escape boasting stunning southwest charm. It’s the ultimate spot for a unique…
I’ve always been a Jeep girl. What’s not to love? Jeeps offer endless options and unique ways to make them your own. From removable tops to big, tough tires, Jeeps are truly the perfect vehicle for the true outdoor enthusiast.
As a mother of two young boys and devoted wife, Tracey Hein said breast cancer was the furthest thing from her mind. No family history coupled with a healthy lifestyle meant Hein never expected to be hit with the news that she was afflicted with the disease.
Lauren and John Maggio created the concept behind Cocktail Squad, bringing modern luxury to today’s spirit industry. Culture, experiential living, portability and convenience encourage adventure with your own "squad," and Cocktail Squad seamlessly brings these ideals together. Arizona serves as the perfect market, as these cocktails can accompany you on camping and hiking trips or to sporting events like spring…
Are you hungry? We’re confident you will be when you read this issue! October is the “Food and Wine” issue for North Scottsdale Lifestyle! We are lucky to live in what is quickly becoming known as a true dining destination. Here in North Scottsdale, there is no shortage of restaurants and watering holes to enjoy … Continued
Platinum Living Realty Collects 10,000 Bottles of Water for Charity Staying cool and hydrated during the Valley’s summer heat is a challenge for homeless and at-risk families. Platinum Living Realty initiated a water drive to collect bottled water for those in need. Co-owners Jay and Michelle Macklin had the goal of collecting 2,000 bottles of … Continued
OBON Sushi Bar Ramen has come to The Grove, a new shopping and dining destination in Scottsdale’s McCormick Ranch neighborhood. OBON was one of the first businesses to open in the new upscale, Santa Barbara-style development center. The new location serves unique interpretations of traditional Japanese dishes with Korean influences.
The 2019 Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships returns to Westworld Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. Enjoy four polo matches, along with VIP field-side seating and VIP tents, party tents, GA experiences and tailgating. Check out the fan-favorite events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog and World’s Longest Cat Walk Fashion Shows plus a Barrett-Jackson 2020 … Continued
Vinum 55 is a local company with three valley locations in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Chandler. We are a full-service social wine group that offers the Arizona wine community a variety of personalized wine services from private events and near-cost buying opportunities to professional sommelier services and deductive tasting workshops. Each location offers exclusive members-only events. Visit Vinum55.com … Continued
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament has opened its 10th castle at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s Talking Stick Entertainment District. Whether celebrating a birthday, organizing a company outing or simply looking for the newest entertainment experience in the Valley, the 80,000-square-foot castle offers an electrifying show that combines jousting, weaponry, horsemanship, falconry and a grand feast.
Lucia and Ken Schnitzer are the founders of Luci's Urban Concepts, a group of healthy eating restaurants in the Phoenix area. Each with its own look and feel, Luci's at the Grove, Luci's at the Orchard and Luci's Healthy Marketplace have an eclectic ambiance focused on the community they are a part of.
Brunch Cafe was founded in 2008 in the suburbs of Chicago by two brothers and their two brothers-in-law. With a restaurant industry background and strong entrepreneurial spirit between them, the four brothers noticed that there was a “breakfast boom” going on in town, and they wanted to be a part of it.
Astrophotographer Ken Naiff and June Cohen recently moved into a third-floor contemporary loft home designed by Bing Hu in Scottsdale’s first zoned live/work community, SOHO Scottsdale. Although retired, Ken and June had in mind beautiful yet functional living areas from which they could meet and entertain clients and potential clients interested in purchasing Ken’s photography for their … Continued
Ruti was founded in 2009 to change your relationship with your closet. Beauty does not have to hurt; Ruti believes you do not have to give up comfort in the name of style nor does there need to be a compromise of sophistication for what is currently fashionable.
Tim Quinn is a celebrity makeup artist for Giorgio Armani who boasts an impressive portfolio of clientele including actresses Hillary Swank, Kerry Washington and Diane Lane. Tim's words of wisdom have graced the pages of W, Elle, Glamour and Cosmopolitan, and he brought his expertise to the Biltmore Fashion Park recently to teach local women how simple it can be to take everyday…
No matter where you live, fall is the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe. Tommy Bahama, located in Kierland Commons, has versatile and on-trend pieces that provide the key to effortless, anytime style.
This is the time of year where we begin to think about the newest and best looks for the fall season. We start to envision the perfect ensemble for all the upcoming special events and social gatherings this year. In that spirit, we hope you enjoy the September Fashion issue of North Scottsdale Lifestyle. This … Continued
Childhood Cancer Awareness Some problems, like childhood cancer, can seem too big or too overwhelming to solve. However, researchers are working hard every day to find better treatments and cures for kids fighting cancer—and they’re making progress. Your support helps fund these researchers so their work can keep moving forward. No matter what you can … Continued
In February 2019, Renee Parsons, president of PXG Apparel Worldwide, co-founder of The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and an executive at YAM Worldwide, headed to Korea. She was on a mission: create an exceptional line of golf apparel for PXG (Parsons Xtreme Golf), the innovative, performance-focused, much-celebrated global golf equipment company established by her husband, Bob Parsons. During her trip,…
Luxury handbags can be attainable without the intimidation. That is the philosophy of handbag designer Sage Aubrey. Her line, including the LUNA and VITA handbags, are classic, edgy and have an iconic shape, making them identifiable.
Sweeping views and attention to detail coupled with an extensive art collection makes this estate in Silverleaf a unique find. Architect Mark Candelaria of Candelaria Design Associates LLC, builder John Schultz of Schultz Development, interior designer Kimberly Colletti of KC Design Group and landscape designer Jeff Berghoff of Berghoff Design Group brought their expertise to this exquisite estate, complete with negative-edge pool,…
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumor in children, accounting for approximately 25% of all childhood cancers. Diffuse midline gliomas (DIPGs) represent approximately 50% of all pediatric brainstem tumors and due to their location, cannot be removed surgically. However, new hope has been instilled at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH) with the Gateway for Cancer Research's approval of a $1.5…
Scottsdale is a community known for caring deeply for its four-legged friends. Whether it be innovative ways to enhance a pet's health or getting involved in organizations that help animals find a much-deserved forever home, there are various ways to show love for furry friends this fall.
Easy Grammar Systems, the company that inspires students to awaken the scholar within, recently won four Parent Teacher Choice Awards from HowToLearn.com, an internationally recognized organization. Their books, Easy Grammar: Grade 1, Easy Grammar: Grade 5, Daily GRAMS: Grade 5 and Easy Grammar Ultimate Series: Grade 9 were selected as gold medal winners in the best of children’s books.
This summer, Pinnacle's Youth Group raised money at their yearly rummage sale, offsetting the cost of their important mission trip to Nassau in the Bahamas. Church members of all ages volunteered many hours so the Youth Group could have this international philanthropic experience.
If you take a look at the photo above, you will see my boys and our favorite fur baby, Ace, who turned 14 last month! You can probably imagine with four energetic boys, our house is anything but quiet. From ages 7 to 15, they each bring so much love and joy into our world! … Continued
Children’s Learning and Play Festival at West World The Children’s Learning and Play Festival is an amazing free community event that benefits the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy nonprofit. This Sept. 7 will be the fourth year of the event, with last year’s event boasting 13,000 happy attendees. The Children’s Learning and Play Festival is a free educational … Continued
Arizona Science Center recently honored two longtime supporters and board members, G. Douglas Young and Michael A. DeBell, with the designation of Lifetime Trustee in recognition of their tireless efforts and transformational impact over their many years of service to the Center.