Local Spotlights

  • Tasty Preview of Fall Restaurant Week, September 16-25 2016

    Tasty Preview of Fall Restaurant Week, September 16-25 2016The Valley is filled with so much deliciousness! Scottsdale.com was invited to a dine around sneak preview of Arizona Restaurant Association’s Fall Restaurant Week 2016, which takes place September 16-25 throughout the greater Phoenix area. This tasty week gives foodies and culinary fans the chance to get out and try something new, somet ... Read More

  • FM3 Systems Creates Custom Business Software, Hardware and Accounting Solutions

    FM3 Systems Creates Custom Business Software, Hardware and Accounting SolutionsIn the ever-changing world of technology, it can be challenging to keep up with all the latest trends in hardware and software, especially where business is concerned. President and CEO of FM3 Systems, Art Humphrey has had a lifelong passion to create and streamline processes to make tasks and systems easier to operate, ... Read More

  • The Couples Expert Provides Relationship Counseling and Strategies for Couples

    The Couples Expert Provides Relationship Counseling and Strategies for Couples No relationship is perfect and perhaps nobody understands that better than marriage and couples counselor, Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW. Even if there are no struggles in your relationship, counseling can bring two people closer together for a more positive and fulfilling relationship. On The Couples Expert website, visitor ... Read More

  • ABODE Fine Living Interior Designer Returns from Atlanta Market with New Ideas and Inspiration

    ABODE Fine Living Interior Designer Returns from Atlanta Market with New Ideas and Inspiration ABODE Fine Living in North Phoenix is a visual treasure trove of interior design that includes expertly staged vignettes. Perusing through the large store, visitors are greeted with a variety of home design styles such as traditional, coastal, whimsical, Mediterranean, industrial, collected, meditative a ... Read More

  • Craft 64 to Introduce Its Fifth Craft Beer

    Craft 64 to Introduce Its Fifth Craft BeerCraft 64 continues to position itself as a tour de force on Arizona’s craft beer scene. Currently, Craft 64 offers Smooove Hoperator (IPA), Bonkers (Double IPA), Wheat the People and Crafty Blond. Now, the gastropub and microbrewery will introduce brand new pale ale, Scottsdale Ale Shale Pale. Say that 10 times fast!Craft 64 owner and brewer, James Swann ... Read More

  • UnderTow Takes Valley Cocktail Scene by Storm

    UnderTow Takes Valley Cocktail Scene by StormAhoy, desert dwellers! UnderTow is now open in Phoenix and tongues are wagging for the Valley’s most unique bar concept that showcases exotic cocktails. UnderTow is the second venture of Barter and Shake. The first was Counter Intuitive in Old Town Scottsdale, a favorite cocktail connoisseur destination. Owner of Barter & Shake, Richard Furnari an ... Read More

  • Dimension 5 Partners with $99 Social for Special Offer

    Dimension 5 Partners with $99 Social for Special OfferWhen owner, videographer and filmmaker Michael Colvin of Dimension 5 is asked about building a video marketing campaign, he often hears the same question from people. “Where should I use this video to get the best results?” Colvin explains, “I tell them, ‘Video is essential to a great social media campaign. However, it's not enough to s ... Read More

  • Eco Mama Green Clean Founder Created Company with Unique Vision

    Eco Mama Green Clean Founder Created Company with Unique Vision Eco Mama Green Clean is not your typical housecleaning service company. Owner Sarah Mitchell puts a conscious effort into every facet of her business. From a customer service focus, to signature green cleaning products, she is constantly thinking about ways her company can offer a better service and drive home an earth-friendly and ch ... Read More

  • Rare Treasures from Mel Fisher’s Nuestra Señora de Atocha ‘Mother Lode’ Find to be Auctioned August 25-27 at J. Levine

    Rare Treasures from Mel Fisher’s Nuestra Señora de Atocha ‘Mother Lode’ Find to be Auctioned August 25-27 at J. Levine Mel Fisher was Prescott Valley consignor’s uncle – Rare coins, silver bars, Colombian emeralds are from 1622 Spanish shipwreck near Florida KeysNuestra Señora de Atocha Treasure - Photo by Amanda DickeyMore than 40 rare silver coins, thick silver ingots, Colombian emer ... Read More

  • Harold's Cave Creek Corral Hosts 19th Annual Hawaiian Luau, September 4

    Harold's Cave Creek Corral Hosts 19th Annual Hawaiian Luau, September 4Festivities Feature Pig Roast Luau Buffet, Hawaiian Luau Dancers, Reggae, Limbo & Hula Contests, Face Painting, Lei Making, and More! Harold’s Cave Creek Corral is hosting its 19th Annual Hawaiian Luau 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4. The festive party features a pig roast luau buffet, Hawaiian Luau Dancers, reggae music, a limbo ... Read More

  • Owner of Giuseppe’s on 28th Shares Special Soup Recipe

    Owner of Giuseppe’s on 28th Shares Special Soup RecipeRichard Bock spent years in Italy, studying the cuisine and cooking up a storm. As the owner of Giuseppe's on 28th in Phoenix, he shares his love of Italian cuisine with all who come to dine at his establishment. He has graciously shared his recipe for a special soup with the readers of Scottsdale.com. Let’s talk egg drop soup! We all know ... Read More

  • CallSafe’s School Safety Plan

    CallSafe’s School Safety PlanStarting the new school year is a time of excitement… and anxiety. Whether your child is a first time kindergartener or a first time college student, as a parent you’re juggling their concerns about new teachers and friends while trying to communicate your own concerns for a routine and safety.CallSafe offers easy-to-use solutions for their emergency plan and for ... Read More

  • Successful Origination Team is Seeking Partner

    Successful Origination Team is Seeking PartnerHDA Stillwater Insurance’s partner mortgage origination teams and mutual clients reap the benefits of the Loan Officer’s Consultative approach!If you don’t have a homeowners insurance quotation accompanying each 1003, you may be missing your competitive edge. HDA Stillwater Insurance can offer the following:Super Competitive Rates, Financial Stab ... Read More

  • Elements Massage South Mesa Presents August Special and Top 25 Benefits of Regular Massage Therapy

    Elements Massage South Mesa Presents August Special and Top 25 Benefits of Regular Massage Therapy Members ONLY August Summer Special from Elements Massage - South Mesa Session Upgrades are 50% Off for the month of August - $15 vs $30 (1 hr to 90 min or 90 min to 2 hr) Claim Coupon What We're OfferingWe know how the Arizona dog-days of summer can beat you down- le ... Read More

  • Phoenix Entrepreneur and Cybersecurity Expert Launches Monthly Webinar Series for Non-Technical Employees

    Phoenix Entrepreneur and Cybersecurity Expert Launches Monthly Webinar Series for Non-Technical Employees Michael Cocanower, president of itSynergy, says people are the largest source of security breaches, and employee training is often neglectedCyberattacks among small and medium-sized businesses are on the rise, but with a little education, employees can be trained to spot sneaky hackers and mal ... Read More

  • MyTopMatchMaker Helps to Make the Right Love Match

    MyTopMatchMaker Helps to Make the Right Love Match The game of love is one filled with strategy, highs, lows and a roll of the dice. If you or someone you know is in the dating pool, it can be filled with uncertainty and ultimately, disappointment. Why not take a proactive approach and let the experts at MyTopMatchMaker find someone who is truly who they say they are and just might be “the one? ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Features Four of Its Own Craft Beers and Introduces Mixology

    Craft 64 Features Four of Its Own Craft Beers and Introduces Mixology Craft 64 is really turning heads in Arizona. The craft beer, the wood-fired artisan pizzas, salads and sandwiches made from fresh, local ingredients and the ambiance have all worked to bring in an enthusiastic fan base. Everyone who comes to Craft 64 simply falls in love with it!One of the best things at Craft 64 is owner and be ... Read More

  • Academy Mortgage Corporation North Scottsdale Wants to Put You in Your New Home

    Academy Mortgage Corporation North Scottsdale Wants to Put You in Your New HomeMortgage rates are at a historical low! Mortgage companies will compete for your business, but Academy Mortgage Corporation has a 30-year history, the industry know-how and exceptional service to make the home loan process as easy, friendly and as streamlined as possible. Senior Loan Originator, Nate Robinson is proud t ... Read More

  • Dolly Steamboat Has Been Thrilling Guests for Decades

    Dolly Steamboat Has Been Thrilling Guests for Decades The Dolly Steamboat has been welcoming guests at Canyon Lake, beckoning them to discover the natural beauty and soaring canyon walls as they gracefully glide through the water. It takes a special team of people to maintain the majestic sternwheeler and to offer the world class service for which Dolly Steamboat has become synonymous. Owners Jef ... Read More

  • NetworkingPhoenix to Hold 20th Signature Event at Chaparral Suites

    It's hard to believe that August 29, 2016 marks the 20th Signature Event hosted by NetworkingPhoenix! If you have followed founder of NetworkingPhoenix, Gelie Akhenblit’s story, then you know that the very first event she held was somewhat of an accident. She organized what she planned to be a small mixer, but it ended up being an event that attracted more than 600 people and the Paradise Valle ... Read More

  • Energy Shieldz Provides Improved Insulation and Relief from High Energy Bills

    Energy Shieldz Provides Improved Insulation and Relief from High Energy BillsAccording to an informative article in AARP Magazine, insulating the attic of your home has the highest return on investment. In fact, improving insulation in a whopping 117% average recoup in price! More than a bathroom or kitchen remodel, insulating the attic is the No. 1 remodel item!Business partners Chuck Haney and J ... Read More

  • The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. Announces Donation Contest

    The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. Announces Donation ContestThe Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. is a unique Arizona-based nonprofit founded in 2015 to provide grants for sick or injured pets that may not get the treatment they need due to pet parents’ financial challenges. The end goal is to prevent economic-based euthanasia and preserve, enhan ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Preparatory Adopts New Leadership Model

    Notre Dame Preparatory Adopts New Leadership ModelParochial school, Notre Dame Preparatory has established itself as one of the finest high schools in the state of Arizona. Part of the school’s success can be attributed to the many dedicated teachers and forward-thinking administrators that work tirelessly to educate the students while instilling Catholic values, a sense of community and global ... Read More

  • Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Readies for Ugandan Medical Mission

    Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Readies for Ugandan Medical MissionLast year after Easter, Owner of Verve Surgical Institute, Dr. David Warkentin did a medical mission in Mwanza, Tanzania. He was part of a group of almost 30 doctors and staff that went over to try to help villagers with health care. Dr. Warkentin was so moved by the people of the village and the physical challenges th ... Read More

  • Now Open: The Joy Bus Diner Serves Up Fresh-Cracked, From-Scratch Favorites All For A Great Cause

    Now Open: The Joy Bus Diner Serves Up Fresh-Cracked, From-Scratch Favorites All For A Great CauseAt this 100% non-profit restaurant, every delicious meal supports The Joy Bus, a local charity that delivers chef-inspired meals and caring conversations to cancer patients Valleywide WHO: Food & Drink reporters, Valley diners and anyone else interested in supporting a delicious new resta ... Read More

  • 5 Misconceptions People Have About Estate Planning

    5 Misconceptions People Have About Estate Planning ER Physician and Lesbian Couple Share Their StoriesAre you one of the more than 55 percent of Americans who don’t have a will or estate plan? If so, you could be setting your loved ones up for heartache just because you have some common misconceptions, according to Nicole Pavlik, an estate planning and business attorney with offices in Scottsdal ... Read More

  • Elements Massage South Mesa Offers Relaxing Summer Specials

    Elements Massage South Mesa Offers Relaxing Summer Specials Elements Massage South Mesa is offering a relaxing deal for summer! Elements is running a special Summer 3 Pack (Take a 1 Hour Vacation)- Three, 1-hour massages for $222 ($74 each) for a total savings of $45 and can be used through the end of September 2016! Best of all, you do not need to be a member of Elements Massage to take advantage ... Read More

  • SouthWest Selfies Puts the Fun in Any Function, Corporate Event or Party

    SouthWest Selfies Puts the Fun in Any Function, Corporate Event or PartyAsk anybody about the highlight of their latest party, corporate event or wedding and what do they do? They want to show you their photos! With SouthWest Selfies, they take all of the guess work out of having a successful event by providing a state of the art, open-air Selfie Station, you would have known it as a photobooth, t ... Read More

  • Arizona Theatre Company to Launch 50th Anniversary Season after Successful Fund-raising Effort

    ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY TO LAUNCH 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AFTER SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISING EFFORTBox Office is Open for BusinessArizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) Board of Trustees has announced that the curtain will rise on its 50th anniversary season after a successful $2 million fund-raising effort to allow ATC to continue operations and begin preparations for the first show of 2016-17. A flurry of ... Read More

  • Eco Mama Green Clean Developed Eco-Friendly, Anti-Bacterial Cleaner

    Eco Mama Green Clean Developed Eco-Friendly, Anti-Bacterial Cleaner Owner of Eco Mama Green Clean, Sarah Mitchell has been a conscientious business owner from day one. Her company provides house cleaning nearly Valleywide and as an asset, she also developed a heavenly scented cleaning product that speaks to those people who are looking to rid their personal environment of chemicals. Prior to devel ... Read More

  • 1 Million Deals Will Have You Traveling at Unbelievably Low Prices

    1 Million Deals Will Have You Traveling at Unbelievably Low Prices How often do you go on vacation? Do you save all year so you can take a weeklong trip with your family? Where would you like to go for your dream vacation? Do you have a bucket list? With 1 Million Deals, you will get access to unbelievable destinations around the world at prices that are simply not available elsewhere. Owner of 1 ... Read More

  • tilt gallery will Present Paper Expeditions by Melissa Button

    tilt gallery will present Paper Expeditions by Melissa ButtonOpen for viewing September 1- 29, 2016 at Tilt Gallery at 7077 E. Main Street, Ste# 14 Artist will be present for conversation during the opening on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm during Scottsdale's ArtWalkArtist Statement: It was through my studies in architecture that i began to explore the delicate balance betw ... Read More

  • Express Flooring Offers Next Day Flooring at Great Prices

    Express Flooring Offers Next Day Flooring at Great Prices“Express Flooring is the best. Call 800-EXPRESS!” With that completely recognizable and instantly memorable TV jingle, you know that this is the first place you will remember to call when you need quality flooring quickly and at a good price. With 25 years in business, Express Flooring boasts more than 1 million feet of in-stock flooring ... Read More

  • Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage Industry

    Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage IndustryStillwater Insurance Group provides homeowners, landlords, condo/townhome and renters insurance geared towards mortgage and real estate professionals who are busy, on-the-go and need a convenient, affordable and no-hassle way of obtaining a quote and policy for their customers. Marketing Liaison for ... Read More

  • Raven Events Orchestrates Social Events, Business Networking, Charity Fundraisers and So Much More!

    By Lynette Carrington One thing is for certain, when you mention the name “Raven” in just about any social or business circle in the Valley of the Sun, people know exactly who you are talking about and immediately want to know what the next event is going to be! Raven Valdes is the Founder and CEO of Raven Events, LLC.After meeting this dynamic, intelligent and exciting woman, it’s hard ... Read More

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