Fond Farewells & New Beginnings

Spring has finally arrived, and all the tell-tale signs of it are clear: days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, flowers are starting to pop-up along the roadside and the promise of summer lingers in the air. For many, spring is a time of growth, renewal and new beginnings with the coming of a fresh, brighter season. Yet…

24th Annual Beach Ball

Guests were able to “Escape to the Cape” this year at Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s grandest soiree, held at Scottsdale Hanger One, as they sailed away to another world with a lavish cocktail reception, Cape Cod-Style Clam Bake and inspiring evening program.

Van Dyke Aesthetics Open House

The open house was a huge success! Thank you to all of our current and new patients for attending, and for the vendors who helped educate our patients. We are proud to say that we raised over $10,000 for JDRF!

58th Annual Heart Ball Kick-Off Soiree

Heart Ball Committee members and guests adorned in exquisite designer fashions gathered together to kick-off a year of raising funds and awareness to battle heart disease and stroke while enjoying a sumptuous breakfast, fashion show and entertainment. Photography Scott Foust

Taste of Four Seasons Culinary Event

Valley foodies gathered together at the picturesque Four Seasons Scottsdale Resort at Troon North for this culinary extravaganza featuring specialty cocktails, light bites and a chance to chat with Chef Chuck Kazmer.

YWCA 23rd Annual Tribute to Leadership Gala

Members of the YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix and local supporters headed to The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch for an evening dedicated to recognizing the outstanding individuals that make our community a better place to live and work.

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…

Silverado Resort and Spa

Nestled among the rolling hills of Napa Valley, the Silverado Resort and Spa is a dream destination awaiting your visit. Boasting a beautiful and historic white mansion, incredible full service spa, gorgeous grounds, and activities for all, staying at Silverado will not only be enjoyable, but memorable too!

Handpicked Perfection

Cactus Flower imports blooms from around the world. But when Eric Luoma wants something that looks, feels and smells like Scottsdale, he keeps his eye peeled on the side of the road and creates a “Roadsidia” bouquet. He has a good sense of humor, but also recognizes the value in slowing down to smell the creosote.

Bodega 13

In just five months, Bodega 13 has become the “go-to” destination for creative cuisine, tasteful decor and fun experiences. Newlyweds Larry and Emily Foppe brought their love of travel and delicious food to Scottsdale, opening a new restaurant that takes diners on a gastronomical journey around the world. Just browsing the menu will make one feel like they’re reading a…

Farm-to-Table Thai Curry

Spice up your dinner table with this exotic, easy dish that will utilize all the vegetables from your garden or local farmers’ market. Throughout the world, diners are embracing the “Farm-to-Table” movement, and restaurants are responding by modifying their menus to offer more locally grown fruits and vegetables. However, Asian cultures have embraced the Farm-to-Table movement for centuries, and the…

The Big 2-0

Last year, PBS called Phoenix “the most autism-friendly city in the world,” and a lot of that honor is due to the work of Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), which celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. “In 2016, we provided more than 60,000 treatment hours to our clients, allowing nonverbal children to say their first words; school-aged children…

Fashion In Bloom

Spring’s freshest looks come in the form of romantic ruffles, bold hues, super-sized stripes and dressed-up sportswear. It’s a season heavily influenced by the ’80s, aka the decade of decadent fashion, and minimalism is definitely taking a backseat.