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  • Financial Times Includes UA Eller Executive Education Program in Prestigious Global Rankings

    Financial Times Includes UA Eller Executive Education Program in Prestigious Global Rankings Eller College is the only new school on the global list to break into the top 75 this year, and ranks No. 4 overall in the Western U.S. For the first time, the University of Arizona Eller College of Management has been included in the Financial Times Executive Education Program rankings. The prestigious 20 ... Read More

  • Taking a Walk on the Wild Side at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

    Taking a Walk on the Wild Side at Southwest Wildlife Conservation CenterLiving in the desert certainly includes the occasional encounter with our state’s wildlife. One facility in North Scottsdale provides opportunities for the general public to see rescued desert mammals up close and personal while getting an education about conservation and respect for our fellow desert inhabitants. It was exc ... Read More

  • Mountain Shadows Resort is Back, and Better than Ever

    Mountain Shadows Resort is Back, and Better than EverRefined, Classic Chic Infuses Iconic Resort at Every TurnIf you’ve lived in the Valley for 20 years or more, you undoubtedly remember the classic Mountain Shadows Resort nestled beneath Camelback Mountain. The then-swanky resort boasted all the biggest names in Arizona social circles, celebrities, golf enthusiasts and conventions. A few years ... Read More

  • El Palacio Offers Summer Specials & Ginormous Food Viewing Party

    El Palacio Offers Summer Specials& Ginormous Food Viewing PartyChandler Restaurant has a New MenuSummer is here, and El Palacio is ready! The restaurant, located at 2950 East Germann Road in Chandler, has a new menu. Specials will be available for both the Food Network’s “Ginormous Food” viewing party on June 2 and Father’s Day on June 18. There are a variety of new menu items. Among t ... Read More

  • D-Backs to Offer Ballpark Summer Pass

    D-Backs to Offer Ballpark Summer PassAll home games in June & July for only $50The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks, @LosDbacks) have launched the D-backs Ballpark Summer Pass that includes June & July home games for just $50. The offer is available to purchase on dbacks.com/summer and allows fans to a seat for all 25 home games.D-backs games in June & July are highlighted by big promotio ... Read More

  • Mesa Arts Center announces Performing Live season for 2017-18

    Mesa Arts Center announces Performing Live season for 2017-18Mesa Arts Center presents the best in music, performing arts, dance and comedic stage performanceMesa Arts Center today announced its 2017-18 Performing Live season. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, at (480) 644-6500, or mesaartscenter.com. Season highlights include th ... Read More

  • Raven’s 8th Annual SUMMER SUNDRESS SOIREE, June 3

    Raven’s 8th Annual SUMMER SUNDRESS SOIREE, June 3Join the party 8 p.m. Sat., June 3 at BLK LIVE, 7301 E. Butherus Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85260Join us at this annual cocktail party created in anticipation for Summer, and in celebration of the cool, colorful sundresses worn by the lovely ladies of our city. We’ll be featuring great live music, a best dress contest, fashion vendors, delicious food me ... Read More

  • Craft 64 – The Best Lunchtime Destination in Scottsdale

    Craft 64 – The Best Lunchtime Destination in ScottsdaleHow do you know it’s going to be a great lunch? When you stop by Craft 64 in Old Town Scottsdale! You may have heard of Craft 64’s many accolades from everyone including celebrated local chefs to Zagat. The local craft beer and fine wine always get tongues wagging at Craft 64, and the menu features something for everyone, especially busy ... Read More

  • Hampton Inn and Suites Tempe/Phoenix Airport is Now Open

    Hampton Inn and Suites Tempe/Phoenix Airport is Now OpenBusiness and corporate travel has never been so easy and chic. Conveniently located just minutes from Sky Harbor Airport and ASU, the brand-new Hampton Inn and Suites Tempe/Phoenix Airport offers a great value, a stylish location and conveniences designed to speak to the way you travel, work and play. Or, if you’re looking for a convenient ... Read More

  • New Health Bowls Debut at YC’s Mongolian Grill on May 18

    New Health Bowls Debut at YC’s Mongolian Grill on May 18Free Health Bowls for the First 50 Guests at Each Valley Location May 18 Scottsdale.com was excited to preview some of the five new Health Bowls that will make their big debut on May 18 at all five Valley locations of YC’s Mongolian Grill. For those not familiar with the fun and delicious dining concept, YC’s Mongolian Grill lets guests ... Read More

  • RoadHouse Cinemas has the Finest Lunch Deal in Town

    RoadHouse Cinemas has the Finest Lunch Deal in Town At RoadHouse Cinemas, you can enjoy a great lunch, either with or without a first-run movie! The recline-and-dine style cinema features a front lobby/restaurant where diners can eat, or they are welcome to enjoy their meal in one of the eight luxurious movie theaters.RoadHouse Cinemas General Manager Theresa Roberts says, “In each auditorium, a ... Read More

  • Arizona’s Film Office Re-opens with Insightful Leader, Matthew Earl Jones

    Arizona’s Film Office Re-opens with Insightful Leader, Matthew Earl JonesAfter a six-year hiatus, the Arizona State Film Office is back and open for business. A special man has stepped up to the plate to re-open the office, now the Arizona Commerce Authority’s Office of Film and Digital Media, and rejuvenate film production in our picturesque state. Matthew Earl Jones understands the value of ... Read More

  • I AM BATTLE COMIC Red Carpet Premier and Interviews at Harkins Camelview

    I AM BATTLE COMIC Red Carpet Premier and Interviews at Harkins CamelviewSNEAKY BIG Studios and the Arizona Office of Film & Digital Media partnered with comedian/filmmaker Jordan Brady to host the Phoenix Premiere of the thought-provoking documentary, I AM BATTLE COMIC on April 27 at the Harkins Camelview in Scottsdale. Scottsdale.com was there to meet-and-greet and grab some great interviews ... Read More

  • Arizona Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s ‘Holmes and Watson’

    Arizona Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s ‘Holmes and Watson’Thrilling New Mystery from Writer of ATC Smash Hit “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club” and film “Mr. Holmes”Even after his supposed “death” at Reichenbach Falls, the great detective kept his hold on the world through the frauds, fakes and charlatans claiming to be him, forc ... Read More

  • This Mother’s Day, Elements Massage Says, *We're Better Than Flowers!*

    This Mother’s Day, Elements Massage Says, *We're Better Than Flowers!*CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!When celebrating mom this Mother’s Day consider the gift of stress-free relaxation! Elements Massage South Mesa is offering some fabulous specials for the special moms in your life. Whether you are a regular member, or new to Elements Massage, everyone can appreciate the benefits that massage brings to ... Read More

  • The Dolly Steamboat Cruises on Mother’s Day and ALL SUMMER!

    The Dolly Steamboat Cruises on Mother’s Day and ALL SUMMER!This Mother’s Day, give the gift of the unexpected! The Dolly Steamboat is offering two mid-day cruises on Mother’s Day and a dinner cruise! Take your mom out on Canyon Lake and let her experience the soaring majestic canyons, wildlife, and all the natural beauty that the area has to offer.Sunday, May 14th Mother’s Day we are offer ... Read More

  • Pita Jungle to Open 19th Arizona Location in June in Queen Creek

    Pita Jungle to Open 19th Arizona Location in June in Queen CreekNew Local Restaurant Currently Hiring 100 PositionsLocally owned and operated restaurant group Pita Jungle announces the opening of its newest location in Queen Creek. Located at 20491 E Rittenhouse Road, the new 4,000 square foot restaurant is set to open its doors in June of 2017.“We are very excited to open our 19th Arizona locat ... Read More

  • D-BACKS TO BE HONORED AS CORPORATION OF THE YEAR BY THE ARIZONA HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

    D-BACKS TO BE HONORED AS CORPORATION OF THE YEAR BY THE ARIZONA HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCEFranchise to be recognized at this Saturday’s 59th Annual Black & White BallThe Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) will honor the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) as its 2017 Corporation of the Year at the 59th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards this Saturday night at ... Read More

  • Lovely Rita Spirits Positioned to be a Major Player Locally and Nationally

    Lovely Rita Spirits Positioned to be a Major Player Locally and Nationally Tequila and the art of making the spirit are both steeped in time-honored tradition. Arizona-based company, Lovely Rita Spirits gives a uniquely Arizona spin to its double distilled 100% tequila, creating an incredibly “smooth” sipping tequila that is outstanding by itself, or ready to be utilized in the most unique cra ... Read More

  • Verve Wellness Center’s Dr. David Warkentin Returns from Gambian Medical Mission

    Verve Wellness Center’s Dr. David Warkentin Returns from Gambian Medical MissionWhen Dr. David Warkentin, founder of Verve Medical Center went to Africa on his first medical mission in 2015, he didn’t realize that it would become a specific passion. In his third medical mission to Africa, he is again instilled with how much love and hope there is in people who are possession-poor and often str ... Read More

  • Arizona Restaurant Week Preview Spring Edition May 19-28

    Arizona Restaurant Week Preview Spring Edition May 19-28 Twice a year, Arizona Restaurant Week takes place throughout a variety of Valley restaurants, showcasing some of the finest culinary offerings at affordable pricing. The Spring Edition of Arizona Restaurant Week takes place May 19-28. Participating restaurants offer a $33 or $44 three-course prix-fixe menu that features highlighted menu item ... Read More

  • Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts May-June Events

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts May-June Events Highlights include AJ’s The Art of Wine and Tastes of Summer, Detour Company Theatre, blues legends Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’, and violinist Jean Luc PontyEVENT DESCRIPTIONS:7th Annual Arts Education ShowcaseImagining the Future: A Celebration of Teachers and StudentsTuesday, May 2, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.Scottsdale Center for the Per ... Read More

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  • With so many fantastic and fun things to do in Scottsdale, you will be busy all year long enjoying everything the vibrant city has to offer! Some of the most popular annual events in Scottsdale are...Read More
  • Has the tomato in your sandwich traveled from state to state? Does the label on your garlic show that it has traveled for days from China? Every day food is consumed from all over the world; some have...Read More
  • Scottsdale is one of the most picturesque, engaging and dynamic cities in Arizona. Boasting about 300 days of sunshine each year, Scottsdale is known for its elegant resorts, world-class golf, elite s...Read More
  • Scottsdale Public Libraries and Programs Scottsdale offers five public libraries located around Scottsdale, Arizona. They consist of the Appaloosa, Arabian, Civic Center, Mustang and Palomino Library ...Read More
  • From contemporary style to luxurious and posh, Scottsdale resorts and hotels offer you and your family accommodations that are as unique as you are. If you are feeling in the mood for adventure, how a...Read More
  • www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org/visit/accessibility/ or contact the Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-TKTS (8587) [TDD: 480-874-4694] for further details. Please inquire about services when orde...Read More
  • By Lynette Carrington Every Thursday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. October through May, Old Town Scottsdale becomes an artful extravaganza with local, national and international artists showcased on...Read More
  • The ranch is also the perfect spot for families and children. MacDonald's Ranch offers pony rides for children 12 years and younger and this is the perfect way to introduce kids to riding who might b...Read More
  • Celebrated and world-renowned artist, architect, builder and writer Paolo Soleri may have passed away in 2013, but his legacy lives on his artistic vision and through the stylish windbells he designed...Read More
  • • Sample mouth watering creations of the Valley's top gourmet chefs• Rotating food trucks from the Food Truck Caravan fleet of 35 each week• Lounge in the Caravan tent on huge pillow and area ru...Read More
  • There Are Many Wonderful Venues for Conferences in Scottsdale The City of Scottsdale is an ideal conference location and located less than 10 miles away from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. ...Read More
  • The Rich History of Scottsdale Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains to the east. It is very often rated among the ...Read More
  • Scottsdale Nightlife Boasts Endless Entertainment Possibilities When one thinks of Scottsdale, Arizona, usually what comes to mind is the long list of outdoor activities to participate in like golfing...Read More
  • Scottsdale, Arizona Is a Golf Lovers ParadiseWhen it comes to golf, one of the best places in the world to enjoy the game is Scottsdale, Arizona. This beautiful city is home to hundreds of top-rated c...Read More
  • How to Get Around: A Scottsdale Guide to Transportation There are a lot of great things to do and see in Scottsdale, but sometimes it’s hard to get to everything. Sometimes you just want a simple wa...Read More
  • Hiking Opportunities in Scottsdale Provide Breathtaking Views and A Chance To Escape It All Whether you are visiting or a local who loves hiking, Scottsdale is an excellent choice where you take in be...Read More
  • Emergency Services of Scottsdale If you are having an emergency ALWAYS call “911” first. Many of the numbers here are general information numbers and where you can turn to for assistance. If you a...Read More
  • Demographics of ScottsdaleActive and affluent, Scottsdale, Arizona borders Phoenix to the north and east. Per the U.S. Census Bureau this city’s population is approximately 230,512 and is comprised ...Read More
  • Your Spiritual Home Away from Home No matter where you land, the true marker of any religion is love among its worshippers. The great state of Arizona and www.scottsdale.com would like to extend that...Read More
  • Come taste fresh and experience a cornucopia of flavors, sights and sounds at Scottsdale Old Town Farmers' Market. From 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Saturday, visitors experience the best and fres...Read More

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