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  • Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley Opens Its Doors April 1

    Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley Opens Its Doors April 1Gorgeous Resort Offers Mid-Century Style, Modern Luxury & Matchless SceneryKnown as a landmark property in the 1960s and 1970s, Mountain Shadows has made its long-awaited return to serene Paradise Valley, 10 minutes from Downtown Scottsdale. The highly anticipated, $100-million new resort, is now open in the shadow of Camelback ... Read More

  • Fox Restaurant Concepts’ Doughbird Takes Flight in Phoenix

    Fox Restaurant Concepts’ Doughbird Takes Flight in PhoenixIt’s time to celebrate Fox Restaurant Concepts latest offering in the Valley, Doughbird. The pizza and rotisserie restaurant is the newest concept in a family of restaurants that includes Olive & Ivy, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, True Food Kitchen, North Italia, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, Culinary Dropout, The Arrogant Butcher, The ... Read More

  • The Dolly Steamboat Utilizes Unique Networking to Engage Crowds

    The Dolly Steamboat Utilizes Unique Networking to Engage Crowds When it comes to business networking in the community, perhaps no one does it quite like Dolly Kennedy of The Dolly Steamboat. The sternwheeler sets sail year-round on Canyon Lake giving guests a unique view and a bit of history and insight into the area’s natural beauty. One-on-one interaction and networking is a key of the boat ... Read More

  • They Say The Fourth Time’s A Charm-The Farley-Kluger Initiative

    They Say The Fourth Time’s A Charm-The Farley-Kluger InitiativeScottsdale has many meanings to me. It’s the city I relocated to in 1999 from New York. It’s also the city where my daughter died in a tragic car accident on Pima and Jomax Roads in 2001. One of my first instincts was to sell the house and run- away-quickly-from all of those memories. But then I realized, my daughter Erica and ... Read More

  • The Elements Massage South Mesa Wellness Program™

    The Elements Massage South Mesa Wellness Program™The Elements Wellness Program™ is designed to provide every Elements Massage™ client with an opportunity to improve his or her health and wellness through therapeutic massage therapy.Why is the Elements Wellness Program™ different from other memberships?The Elements Wellness Program™ is a month-to-month membership program that grants each ... Read More

  • Car Dogs Roundtable Cast Video Interviews & Red Carpet Mania

    Car Dogs Roundtable Cast Video Interviews and Red Carpet ManiaFilm ‘Car Dogs’ debuts March 24 and featured 85 ASU film students on the crewProfessor at ASU and Executive Director at ASU Film Spark, Adam Collis has directed the deviously delightful new film, “Car Dogs,” which was shot entirely in the Valley. As an added bonus, 85 ASU students served as crewmembers and got the in-depth exper ... Read More

  • New Shows added to Performing Live Season at Mesa Arts Center

    New Shows added to Performing Live Season at Mesa Arts CenterInternational Jazz Day Festival, April 30, 2017Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends, May 12, 2017George Benson and Kenny G – Breezin’ & Breathless Tour, Sept. 15, 2017Mesa Arts Center today announces three events added to their Performing Live lineup: International Jazz Day Festival on April 30, Rob Lowe, Stories I Only Tell ... Read More

  • Bidding Frenzy Expected for Rare, 1959 Gibson Flying V Guitar in J. Levine March 30 Auction

    Bidding Frenzy Expected for Rare, 1959 Gibson Flying V Guitar in J. Levine March 30 Auction Flying V was a failure when introduced in 1958, but recent auction history shows some guitars are selling for more than $100,000 A rare, 1959 Gibson Flying V Korina will hit the auction block on Thursday, March 30 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal in Scottsdale. The V-shaped guitar failed miserably when ... Read More

  • Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXIII-A Star-Studded Evening

    Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXIII-A Star-Studded EveningThe momentous night honored Harrison Ford and Stefano Ricci and celebrated the life and legacy of Muhammad AliOn Saturday, March 18, 2017 stars and athletes from around the country, gathered at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona to celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night and to honor ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Prep. Student Readies for Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals

    Notre Dame Prep. Student Readies for Drive, Chip & Putt National FinalsMason Quagliata has been playing golf for five years. The Notre Dame Prep. sophomore recently won the regional competition of Drive, Chip & Putt at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, CA, and will now travel to the Drive, Chip & Putt Championships in Augusta, GA.“I did golf camps over the summers, and I ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Named a Scottsdale Favorite by Travel Channel

    Craft 64 Named a Scottsdale Favorite by Travel ChannelThe Scottsdale Gastropub and Hotspot is Also Unveiling Two New BrewsCraft 64 just recently celebrated its two year anniversary in Old Town Scottsdale. The gastropub specializing in fresh, local ingredients for its wood-fired pizzas, salads, sandwiches and appetizers has been receiving rave reviews from local, regional and national publications. ... Read More

  • Danielle Moné Truitt Leads Stellar Cast of Police Drama, 'Rebel,' Debuting March 28

    Danielle Moné Truitt Leads Stellar Cast of Police Drama, 'Rebel,' Debuting March 28BET is debuting new television police drama, “Rebel,” from filmmaker John Singleton, the premise of which is sure to spark debate, possibly some controversy and hopefully, some constructive action about one of today’s hot button topics. Danielle Moné Truitt takes the series lead as Rebecca “Rebel” Knight ... Read More

  • Luna Azul Neighborhood Tailored for Adults with Physical and Developmental Challenges

    Luna Azul Neighborhood Tailored for Adults with Physical and Developmental ChallengesIn an age of acceptance, inclusion and advocacy, former Phoenix resident Mark Roth has given a choice to families that seek a positive and safe place for adults with developmental and physical challenges to live. Fostering the utmost in independence, new “pocket” neighborhood, Luna Azul in North Phoenix will f ... Read More

  • Live & Local Music Poolside at Hotel Valley Ho

    Live & Local Music Poolside at Hotel Valley Photos Courtetsy of Hotel Valley HoCool off poolside at the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale this spring and summer, with live music, DJs, private cabanas and cool vibes.Local favorites Elvis Before Noon, Drop Top Cadillac, Sassy & The Sneak Attack and others play poolside every Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., now through October. ... Read More

  • The 2017 Sedona International Film Festival Reflected the Best in Film, Fun and Philanthropy

    The 2017 Sedona International Film Festival Reflected the Best in Film, Fun and PhilanthropyVideo interviews include Co-founder of Paul Mitchell Hair Care Products and Patron Tequila, John Paul DeJoria and Pianist and Ambassador for the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein The 23rd Annual Sedona International Film Festival once again showed the world why it is one of the finest film festival ... Read More

  • Organ Stop Pizza Presents the 2017 Easter Musical Lunch

    Organ Stop Pizza Presents the 2017 Easter Musical LunchGet Your Tickets NOW, Event Sells Out Each YearEnjoy a relaxing and family-friendly lunch and concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza. Sunday, April 16 201711:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:15 a.m., show starts at 11:45 a.m.)1149 E Southern AveMesa, AZ480-813-5700 ext 945DETAILS:ALL YOU CAN EAT PIZZA and Salad, plus unlimit ... Read More

  • ATC’s ‘Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash’ March 30-April 26

    ATC’s ‘Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash’ March 30-April 26Songs of Love, Faith, Rowdiness and Redemption in Arizona Theatre Company’s Production of ‘Ring of Fire:The Music of Johnny Cash.’ Photos Courtesy of Riverside Theatre Johnny Cash. Just the name is iconic, but his music and that deep, calm bass-baritone voice made the “Man in Black” an American legend. From his songboo ... Read More

  • Kenny Loggins to Perform at The Good Life Festival at Encanterra with Michael McDonald, April 8

    Kenny Loggins to Perform at The Good Life Festival at Encanterra with Michael McDonald, April 8Concert to Feature Michael McDonald and Opening Act, Raquel Aurilia You know the voice. You know the face. You know his biggest songs. Kenny Loggins is an American treasure who has been entertaining us for decades with his catchy tunes and heartfelt ballads. Now, the two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/ ... Read More

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