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  • Granada Bar and Grill at Embassy Suites Scottsdale Hotel is a Gem

    Granada Bar and Grill at Embassy Suites Scottsdale Hotel is a Gem Some restaurants develop a reputation because of their cuisine, the location or the culinary prowess of the executive chef. Granada Bar and Grill is one such restaurant that deserves every accolade. Never heard of Granada Bar and Grill? That’s because it is a slightly hidden gem that you may not realize is taking up the perch on t ... Read More

  • McDowell Mountain Golf Club – A Premier Public Golf Course

    McDowell Mountain Golf Club – A Premier Public Golf Course There are many choices for golf in the Valley. But perhaps none is more welcoming to players of all abilities than McDowell Mountain Golf Club. The club boasts an 18-hole public golf course on a peaceful and elevated property that features beautiful views and stellar club service. Since 1999, the golf club has offered a uniquely Arizona ... Read More

  • Cave Creek Fireworks Events set for Sat., July 1 and Mon., July 3

    Cave Creek Fireworks Events set for Sat., July 1 and Mon., July 3Businesses in Cave Creek are teaming up to host two early celebrations in honor of Independence Day, complete with fireworks, on Sat., July 1 and Mon., July 3. Both events are free to attend and open to the public. “The Fourth on the First” will take place at Frontier Town, located at 6245 E. Cave Creek Rd., on Sat., July 1. The ... Read More

  • Sonoita Inn and Wine Country Trip

    Sonoita Inn and Wine Country Trip If you’ve been out and about traveling Arizona anytime in the past decade, you will have undoubtedly noticed the proliferation of vineyards and tasting rooms. Sonoita, AZ and nearby Elgin are no exception and offer visitors the chance to try and buy a wide variety of Arizona madewines. Recently, Scottsdale.com took part in an exciting Wine Country Package Weeken ... Read More

  • Train Arizona Racing is Headed up by Inspirational Survivor

    Train Arizona Racing is Headed up by Inspirational SurvivorPhotos by Jennifer Ann MarieMark Ingle is a Valley tax lawyer who focuses on staying healthy by cross training in a variety of methods. But his story is one that inspires people everywhere he goes. From triumphing over cancer, to creating his own endurance training program, Ingle has been proactive and positive in developing a forward-thin ... Read More

  • Dust Cutter, a Modern Urban Saloon, Explores bold, fun flavors of the Sonoran Desert

    Dust Cutter, a Modern Urban Saloon, Explores bold, fun flavors of the Sonoran DesertLandmark Hotel's New Signature Restaurant Reflects Phoenix's Western Roots in Design & Flavor Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel has undergone a wondrous lobby makeover and introduces the new restaurant and lounge, Dust Cutter. The lobby is an experience all by itself! Vignettes throughout the lobby and corresp ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Makes Local and Fresh Taste Great

    Craft 64 Makes Local and Fresh Taste GreatBrewmaster and owner of Craft 64, James Swann takes pride in his gastropub that exists at the intersection of fresh, local and fun. The Old Town Scottsdale hot spot is repeatedly hailed by foodies and various publications as one of the best spots in town to enjoy local craft beer and wood fired pizza.Swann is always excited to tell Craft 64 guests how this ... Read More

  • Give the Gift of Golf this Father’s Day

    Give the Gift of Golf this Father’s DayLimited Time Pass for Three Local Professional Golf TournamentsThe LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup in partnership with the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and Waste Management Phoenix Open announce the relaunch of the Go Green Go Often ticket promotion in time for Father’s Day. Beginning Thursday, June 8, for $50 individuals can purchase a single day pass ... Read More

  • Market Street Kitchen rolls out Refreshing Summer Menu

    Market Street Kitchen rolls out Refreshing Summer MenuMarket Street Kitchen is worth a trip from anywhere in the Valley. The food is outstanding, creatively orchestrated, and you can feel the pride radiating from the kitchen. The new summer offerings include a wide variety of lunch and dinner items and a whole pack of creative cocktails. During a recent media dinner, Scottsdale.com got the chance ... Read More

  • Blaze Pizza Opens at Central/Camelback, Announces Support of Bono’s RED Campaign

    Blaze Pizza Opens at Central/Camelback, Announces Support of Bono’s RED Campaign Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, which has locations in North Phoenix, Central Phoenix, Avondale, Tempe and Tucson, today announced it has teamed up with (RED) during the month of June to support the fight against AIDS. As part of the month-long EAT (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign, the company will rebrand its popular Red Vine ... Read More

  • The Dolly Steamboat is the Perfect Staycation Getaway

    The Dolly Steamboat is the Perfect Staycation Getaway Did you know that the Dolly Steamboat offers the chance for you to create your own staycation? The Dolly Steamboat is the gorgeous sternwheeler that majestically glides across Canyon Lake year-round. Guests step aboard and can enjoy a wonderful meal, sightseeing among the soaring canyon walls, and wildlife watching from a unique vantage point. ... Read More

  • Elements Massage Runs Charitable Campaign for Phoenix Children’s Hospital in June

    Elements Massage Runs Charitable Campaign for Phoenix Children’s Hospital in June During the month of June, all Valley locations of Elements Massage will be running a charitable campaign to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital.Fish bowl donations are collected at the register through the month of June. Customers can donate a $1 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital and receive a free aromatherapy co ... Read More

  • Tomaso’s When in Rome to Debut in Scottsdale June 14

    Tomaso’s When in Rome to Debut in Scottsdale June 14 Photos by Debby WolvosTomaso’s brand to expand in North Scottsdale and celebrate grand opening Tomaso Maggiore is proud to announce the opening of his newest concept, Tomaso’s When in Rome in North Scottsdale to the general public on June,14 from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Long-time Phoenix culinary entrepreneur, Chef Tomaso Maggiore has op ... Read More

  • Modern Grove Views at Dolphinaris

    Modern Grove Views at DolphinarisThere are two very special things about Modern Grove Views – the food and of course, the views! Modern Grove Views is perched above the dolphin habitat at Dolphinaris in Scottsdale. You’ll enjoy wonderful food and you’ll get to see what is going on with the happy group of eight dolphins at Dolphinaris. The menu includes a tempting assortment of starters, sand ... Read More

  • $12 Million Renovation to Transform Scottsdale Inn into Hotel Adeline

    $12 Million Renovation to Transform Scottsdale Inn into Hotel AdelineNew boutique hotel to debut in Scottsdale, AZ in fall 2017 Formerly known as Scottsdale Inn, the 4.5 acre property is currently undergoing a $12 million renovation and will debut as Hotel Adeline in fall 2017. The stylish new boutique hotel broke ground this month and is being developed by Los Angeles-based ESI Ventures and manag ... Read More

  • Dads and Grads Gift Card Special at Elements Massage

    Dads and Grads Gift Card Special at Elements MassageThis Father’s Days, you can give dad a tie, his favorite cologne, or something that is far more valuable – the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation! Elements Massage South Mesa has a special offer for the dads and grads in your life.Gift Card Special for Dad's and Grads: Two, 1-Hour Gift Cards for $149!This special will run from Thurs., June 1 ... Read More

  • Swimming with the Dolphins at Dolphinaris

    Swimming with the Dolphins at Dolphinaris Swimming with dolphins should be at the top of anyone’s “to do” list of lifetime experiences. Lucky for residents of Arizona, Dolphinaris provides such an experience. But, as Scottsdale.com found out, Dolphinaris is as much about ocean conservation as it is about having a fun experience with dolphins, one of the most social animals on earth.Our exper ... Read More

  • 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

  • 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

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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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