Local Spotlights

  • Clay Aiken in His Only Christmas Performance at Chandler Center for the Arts, December 16

    Clay Aiken in His Only Christmas Performance at Chandler Center for the Arts, December 16Clay Aiken has sold six million albums and sold-out 11 nationwide concert tours. His introspective 2004 memoir, “Learning To Sing: Hearing The Music in Your Life” was a “New York Times” best seller, and his run on Broadway in “Monty Python's Spamalot” was a critical, fan and box office success. Cha ... Read More

  • Holiday Entertainment is a Watery Wonderland at OdySea in the Desert

    Holiday Entertainment is a Watery Wonderland at OdySea in the Dessert From Carolers and Showstopper Entertainment that Fill the Air with the Sounds of the Season—to Playful Fun with the Dinosaurs and Circus Workshops Free Family Festivities Are Abound in the Outdoor Courtyard!OdySea in the Desert, Scottsdale’s new entertainment destination that includes interactive shopping and dining experie ... Read More

  • Butterfly Wonderland Features a Multitude of Holiday Activities

    Butterfly Wonderland Features a Multitude of Holiday ActivitiesLet your heart and imagination take flight this holiday season at Butterfly Wonderland! The 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland is currently in full swing at the Scottsdale destination and you won’t want to miss all the fun and excitement this year with a variety of events. Enjoy the holiday activities and dazzle in the many butterfly attra ... Read More

  • Macerich Announces Mixed-Use Expansion at Scottsdale Fashion Square

    Macerich Announces Mixed-Use Expansion at Scottsdale Fashion SquareEnhancements to Luxury Offerings Will Be First Phase; Louis Vuitton Announces Major Store Renovation in 2017Macerich (NYSE: MAC), one of the nation’s leading owners, operators and developers of one-of-a-kind retail properties in top markets, today announced a phased project to further enhance the iconic Scottsdale Fashion Square. ... Read More

  • My Pie is Now Open in Gilbert

    My Pie is Now Open in GilbertThe fantastic team at Crust Restaurants has morphed a newer concept into their own vision! The third Arizona My Pie location just opened in Gilbert December 3 and already there is big buzz! This is a fun and current concept in pizza that includes a fantastic established menu of pizza pies, or guests can branch out and create their own custom pizza pie. Salads, sides an ... Read More

  • Grubstak Opens in Heritage Marketplace December 5

    Grubstak Opens in Heritage Marketplace December 5December 5 marks the grand opening of Grubstak in the newly developed Heritage Marketplace in Historic Downtown Gilbert. The last few years have been a hotbed of restaurant and retail build-out activity in the area and Grubstak is an incredibly unique and welcome addition to the area. The restaurant’s concept centers around “staks,” many of wh ... Read More

  • Brew Dr. Kombucha is a Healthy Holiday Drink Alternative Now Available at Valley Sprouts

    Brew Dr. Kombucha is a Healthy Holiday Drink Alternative Now Available at Valley SproutsBrew Dr. Kombucha is a Portland, Oregon-based kombucha producer operated jointly with Townshend’s Tea Company, founded in 2006. Its line of ready-to-drink kombucha tea beverages is 100 percent raw, certified organic, and craft-brewed – meaning there are no added juices or flavorings after fermentation. The ... Read More

  • Raven’s ALL THAT GLITTERS NYE GALA at Talking Stick Resort

    Raven’s ALL THAT GLITTERS NYE GALA Saturday, December 31, 2016 8 PMTalking Stick Resort (Showroom), 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ TICKETS: Call 480.850.7734 HAPPY NEW YEAR! You're invited to our 11h Annual New Year's Eve Gala. Decadence and Glamour are two words that will describe this year's ALL THAT GLITTERS themed event! Once again we'll be bringing our celebration to the grand tw ... Read More

  • Raven Events Holiday Grand Re-Opening Celebration of CopperWynd Resort & Club Dec. 16

    Raven Events Holiday Grand Re-Opening Celebration of CopperWynd Resort & Club13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr. Fountain Hills, AZ Friday, December 16, 7 p.m.FREE Event Raven Events is proud to present this special Holiday celebration welcoming the public to one of the Valley’s best kept secrets, the newly renovated CopperWynd Resort & Club. THE PARTY: Join us during the season of good cheer at a ... Read More

  • Gold Canyon Golf Resort is a Peaceful Getaway Nestled at the Foot of Dinosaur Mountain

    Gold Canyon Golf Resort is a Peaceful Getaway Nestled at the Foot of Dinosaur MountainI anxiously awaited my stay at Gold Canyon Golf Resort, and not just because there are fantastic views. It’s a place to get away from it all and it’s just a short drive from town, making it wonderfully convenient! Gold Canyon Golf Resort is located in Gold Canyon, about 7 minutes past Apache Junction. The gor ... Read More

  • Tanzy Restaurant Offers Unique Brunch Menu and Exceptional Quality Meal Options

    Tanzy Restaurant Offers Unique Brunch Menu and Exceptional Quality Meal Options Recently, Scottsdale.com was given the chance to check out the brunch menu at Tanzy. Renowned chef and COO of Tanzy, Sherry Yard has created a wonderfully engaging menu at Tanzy, along with master barman and sommelier, Adam Seger. As we discovered, the artisanal Italian eatery is a must-stop. The physical space is as b ... Read More

  • Save The Date: Subway® D-Backs Fan Fest to Take Place at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Feb. 18

    SAVE THE DATE: SUBWAY® D-BACKS FAN FEST TO TAKE PLACE AT SALT RIVER FIELDS AT TALKING STICK ON FEB. 18 The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they will host the 13th annual SUBWAY® D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 18 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The free event will offer fans unprecedented access to current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters, including autograph and photo ... Read More

  • Express Flooring Worked with Make A Wish Foundation Arizona to Grant Wish

    Express Flooring Worked with Make A Wish Foundation Arizona to Grant WishExpress Flooring is a highly visible and respected business our state. The Arizona owned and operated flooring company is clearly memorable for their catchy jingle that is heard across radio and television with their “happy house” logo grinning merrily. But, did you know that the company is also involved in philanthropy ... Read More

  • Free Tea at Loose Leaf Tea Market on December 16

    Free Tea at Loose Leaf Tea Market on December 16 You Won’t Want to Dump This Tea as Loose Leaf Tea Market Offers Up a Free Cup of Tea for Boston Tea Party Day In honor of Boston Tea Party Day, Loose Leaf Tea Market is giving away a free cup of tea all day on Friday, December 16 to anyone who comes into their Town & Country or Ahwatukee locations.243 years ago Samuel Adams and the Sons of Lib ... Read More

  • The Red Affair Luncheon by NAWBO Phoenix, December 14 at Hilton Scottsdale Resort

    The Red Affair Luncheon by NAWBO Phoenix, December 14 at Hilton Scottsdale ResortIt will be an affair to remember! It’s almost time for the annual Red Affair, and this year National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is offering an exciting and unique opportunity to showcase your business! There is a special buzz around this year’s event because NAWBO has stepped up its game and you ... Read More

  • The 2016 Election: Affecting ASU Sun Devils

    The 2016 Election: Affecting ASU Sun DevilsA look at the 2016 election from a college student to Baby Boomer and GenXI'm a woman, I'm a journalist, and I'm a Millennial and above all else I'm a college student. If those three things offended you, then you should probably read this article!I am a student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, and so I was able to see the election up close. On ... Read More

  • Mercedes-Benz of Chandler Presents ‘A Night of Mastery’ with Norris Thomas’ December 7

    Mercedes-Benz of Chandler Presents ‘A Night of Mastery’ with Norris Thomas’ December 7Join Mercedes-Benz of Chandler and Norris Thomas Seminars for an evening of professional networking, personal engagement and motivation! Get inspired with the message of “Your Why Defines Your Try” and learn “The Five Characteristics of a Successful Decision” to help you master the human experience ... Read More

  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… For a Dolly Steamboat Cruise!

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… For a Dolly Steamboat Cruise!Every year it can be a challenge to find unique, fun or exciting gifts that are different from the year before. This year, give the unique gift of an experience! Get your guests out on the gorgeous waters of Canyon Lake and become the holiday hero you were meant to be! PR Director and namesake for the Dolly Steamboat, Dolly ... Read More

  • What is 3G and why choose CallSafe Go?

    What is 3G and Why Choose CallSafe Go?CallSafe’s mobile help-button is not only light-weight and waterproof with a month-long battery-life, but it’s 3G. Fantastic! But, why is this so great, and what does ‘”3G “actually mean? The best way to look at this is by comparison. Traditional pendants require landlines and some early mobile pendants run on 2G. CallSafe believes that there is no n ... Read More

  • ‘The Nutcracker’ Brings Magic to the Holiday Season

    ‘The Nutcracker’ Brings Magic to the Holiday Season ‘The New York Times’ Calls the Ballet Arizona Tradition One of the Finest in the Nation Get ready for visions of sugar plums, mouse kings and sparkling Swarovski crystals. Ballet Arizona, is proud to announce its 31st year of The Nutcracker performances, choreographed by renowned Artistic Director Ib Andersen. The Nutcracker will run fro ... Read More

  • Stealing Sunrise 2: Malibu Trail to Premier at Harkins Cine Capri Scottsdale December 8

    Stealing Sunrise 2:Malibu Trail to Premier at Harkins Cine Capri Scottsdale December 8It’s time to take a trip back to 1995 to find out what has transpired since the events of “Stealing Sunrise,” a film with events that took place in 1986. Both “Stealing Sunrise” and the action drama sequel “Stealing Sunrise 2:Malibu Trail” were written, produced, and directed by Michael Jason Allen, ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Preparatory's Culinary Festival Brought Together Community for Food, Fun, Music

    Notre Dame Preparatory's Culinary Festival Brought Together Community for Food, Fun, MusicSaturday, November 12 was a very special day for Notre Dame Preparatory High School as it held its annual culinary festival. Established in 2002, the delicious event is designed as a fundraiser and a fun way for the Notre Dame Prep community and its supporters to gather together. “Culinary Festival is a cel ... Read More

  • Elements Massage Offers Best Sale of the Year

    Elements Massage Offers Best Sale of the YearPerhaps there is no better gift than the gift of relaxation! This holiday season give the gift that truly gives back! Elements Massage is running a special for its Best Sale of the Year- Buy One Gift Card at Regular Price and Get One Free!This special will be offered to Elements Massage members only 10 days before non-members can get it, on November 15. ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Preparatory Includes Involved, Accomplished and Well-rounded Students

    Notre Dame Preparatory Includes Involved, Accomplished and Well-rounded StudentsNotre Dame Preparatory High School provides one of the most comprehensive and spiritually-centered secondary educations in the Valley. The students themselves are proof that every facet of Notre Dame Prep encourages its students to learn, grow and become an active member in every community in which they get involved. S ... Read More

  • Allworx is One of Many FM3 Systems Business Technology Solutions

    Allworx is One of Many FM3 Systems Business Technology SolutionsHuman communications can be challenging by itself, but with the right phone and VoIP system in place, it can make transactions and interaction run more smoothly. FM3 Systems has been offering comprehensive business technology solutions for decades and Allworx is just one of the products that helps FM3 Systems’ clients save time and ... Read More

  • Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Returns from Medical Mission in Uganda

    Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Returns from Medical Mission in UgandaIn October, CEO and Founder of Verve Wellness Center in the East Valley, Dr. David Warkentin traveled to Uganda as part of a medical mission with The City Church in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Warkentin was one of two doctors along with his sister-in-law a neonatal ICU PA and a pediatric RN. The rest of the 23 people o ... Read More

  • Get EMV Compliant Quickly with MiCamp Solutions

    Get EMV Compliant Quickly with MiCamp Solutions It has been almost a year since EMV has been put into place here in the U.S. EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, is the global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and includes the technology used to authenticate chip-card transactions. Obviously, this new standard has far-reaching implications for a variety of businesses b ... Read More

  • Salut Kitchen Bar Offers Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Cuisine in Relaxed Atmosphere

    Salut Kitchen Bar Offers Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Cuisine in Relaxed Atmosphere Perhaps there is no better way to enjoy healthy food than by indulging in the delicious world of Mediterranean cuisine. With a wide array of flavors, textures and unique recipes, there is a dish that will appeal to nearly any taste palate. Since 2013, the team at Salut Kitchen Bar presents a fresh and relaxed ... Read More

  • Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts – December Events

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts – December Events Highlights include entertainer Michael Feinstein, comedian Tig Notaro, guitar legend Steve Vai, A Merry-Achi Christmas with Mariachi Sol de Mexico, jazz pianist David Benoit’s musical tribute to A Charlie Brown Christmas, the new Live & Local Holidays series and much more!Steve Vai-Photo By Larry DiMarzioEVENT DESCRIPTIONSARTrag ... Read More

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