Local Spotlights

  • Raven’s B2B NETWORKING MIXER

    Thursday, October 20th 6 PM (3rd Thursdays) Raven’s B2B NETWORKING MIXER J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85253 I am very excited to present our mixer with more of an EXPO format complete with stage/podium, sound and audio visual capabilities. We will be taking the entire venue over and have enough space to showcase more than 25 business exhibitors in ad ... Read More

  • Dolly Steamboat Extends Special Offer to Realtors, Auto Dealerships/Managers, Business Owners

    Dolly Steamboat Extends Special Offer to Realtors, Auto Dealerships/Managers, Business OwnersNow is the perfect time to enjoy the natural beauty of our desert aboard the Dolly Steamboat! There is simply no better way to “escape!” The majestic sternwheeler takes guests around Canyon Lake and into the soaring canyons to show off the beauty, vistas and wildlife surrounding one of our most beautif ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Preparatory's Culinary Festival to Gather Community for Food, Fun, Music

    Notre Dame Preparatory High School's Culinary Festival to Gather Community for Food, Fun, MusicOn Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. the Notre Dame Prep campus will be transformed from a high school, to an elegant outdoor dining venue with live music by the band Elvis Before Noon and culinary creations from 14 Scottsdale restaurants!The annual Culinary Festival was established in 2002 to bring the Scotts ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Gearing up for a Stellar Fall

    Craft 64 Gearing up for a Stellar FallCraft 64 has been rockin’ and rollin’ in Old Town Scottsdale for a little more than a year now and owner and brewmaster James Swann is thrilled with the accolades that the gastopub has been receiving from friends, fans and publications. “I can tell you this,” says Swann. “We were nominated for ‘Best Gourmet Pizza’ in the Valley by ‘New Times. ... Read More

  • Reflection on Love and Relationships

    Reflection on Love and RelationshipsAs The Couples Expert, Stuart Fensterheim is much more than a couples’ counselor. He provides a unique insight combined with proven strategies that ultimately create a healthy and loving environment, a stronger personal bond and a more meaningful relationship. This week Fensterheim celebrates his birthday and reflects on his life experiences that have given hi ... Read More

  • Cave Creek Museum Re-opens for Season Sat., Oct. 1/PLUS FREE EVENT SEPT. 24

    Cave Creek Museum Re-opens for the Season on Sat., Oct. 1 Free admission on Sept. 24 during Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Cave Creek Museum re-opens for the season on Sat., Oct. 1. Located at 6140 Skyline Drive, the Museum features an extensive collection of prehistoric and historic artifacts that describe the lives of Native Americans, miners, ranchers and pioneers. The public will have a speci ... Read More

  • World’s Largest Car & Toy Auction Starts Sept. 29 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal

    World’s Largest Car & Toy Auction Starts Sept. 29 at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal Three-day auction in September also includes an original Charles Russell painting and a Clark Mills plaster cast from the original plaster life-mask of President Abraham Lincoln For Josh Levine, auctioneer and owner of J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, oddities are his favorite part of the business. So, ... Read More

  • ABODE Fine Living Designer Returns from Vegas Market with Inspiration

    ABODE Fine Living Designer Returns from Vegas Market with InspirationAt ABODE Fine Living, those who stop at the store can expect a wide variety of home décor, furniture and interior design items that delight and dazzle homeowners across the Valley. Recently, ABODE designer Jeff Brown went to the Las Vegas market to seek out fresh and intriguing new décor items to incorporate into the store. His ... Read More

  • Elements Massage South Mesa Introduces Himalayan Salt Stones

    Elements Massage South Mesa Introduces Himalayan Salt StonesHimalayan Salt Stones have now been incorporated at Elements Massage South Mesa. The appeal of these special stones has been known for centuries in cultures throughout the world. Now, you can experience the stone’s benefits for yourself on your next visit!The studio also has a September, Members-ONLY Special running for the entire month ... Read More

  • Flip Orley Coming to Tempe Improv September 29-October 2

    Flip Orley Coming to Tempe Improv September 29-October 2 Hypnotist and Comedian Flip Orley brings skilled and fun hypnotism to an ecstatic crowd!Being a hypnotist isn’t easy. Being a stand-up comedian is tough, too. So how does Flip Orley so seamlessly combine the two? It’s a craft that he has mastered and audiences simply cannot get enough of his unique brand of comedy. Orley will be bringing ... Read More

  • WHITE SUN Chooses Biltmore Fashion Park for Its United States Debut

    WHITE SUN Chooses Biltmore Fashion Park for Its United States DebutPhoenix is First Location for Women’s Clothing Store White Sun at Biltmore Fashion Park WHITE SUN, an exciting new concept of clothing, scarves and accessories from Canada has selected Phoenix to debut its brand in the United States. The women’s fashion concept opened its doors to the public September 8 at Biltmore Fashion Park ... Read More

  • OdySea Aquarium is Now ‘O-FISH-ially’ Open

    OdySea Aquarium is Now ‘O-FISH-ially’ Open OdySea is now “o-FISH-ially” open for business in Scottsdale, just off the 101 and Via De Ventura. Although there is still some construction going on in surrounding buildings, there is a several hour watery adventure that awaits you! The highly anticipated grand opening of OdySea has been met with crowds of people and is perfect for every member o ... Read More

  • MiCamp Solutions Offers Unique Merchant Solutions for Arizona Hospitality Businesses

    MiCamp Solutions Offers Unique Merchant Solutions for Arizona Hospitality BusinessesThe right mix of technology and security around your business’s payment processing can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars annually. MiCamp Solutions specializes in financial, security and software technologies that enable growing business to scale with protection and innovation. As a national leader in EMV ... Read More

  • Paula Poundstone Invites You to Be Part of Her Unique Brand of Comedy

    Paula Poundstone Invites You to Be Part of Her Unique Brand of ComedyWorld-renowned Comedian Comes to Mesa Arts Center October 1 Comedian Paula Poundstone will be bringing the laughs to the Valley 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1. In true matter-of-fact Paula Poundstone fashion, she quips, “I'll be at the Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre. Without the letter "d" you'd have to assemble it.” Touché! ... Read More

  • 8th Annual Larry Fitzgerald’s Fitz’s Supper Club Red Carpet and Event was Hi-LARRY-ous

    8th Annual Larry Fitzgerald’s Fitz’s Supper Club Red Carpet and Event was Hi-LARRY-ous Larry Fitzgerald is one of the most loved and respected players in the NFL. On Monday, August 29 Larry and his friends gathered for the 8th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club, Celebrities at YOUR Service and Scottsdale.com was on the red carpet to talk with some of the special guests. Dominick’s Steakhouse, locat ... Read More

  • Creative and Tranquil, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa Readies to Open November 2016

    Creative and Tranquil, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa Readies to Open November 2016Scottsdale.com had seen that something big was happening on the 23 acres in Paradise Valley that used to be home to Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort & Suites! We were recently invited out to tour the completely new property that will be the debut of Hyatt’s prestigious and forward-thinking brand, Andaz. Andaz ... Read More

  • New Fangled Fall Cocktails Are Something to Cheer about at The Ostrich

    New Fangled Fall Cocktails Are Something to Cheer about at The Ostrich Brandon Casey and his team at The Ostrich in Chandler have really knocked it out of the park with their fall cocktails! The newly introduced cocktails include The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestick Maker and pay homage to the witty trio who sailed out to see in a tub. That tongue-in-cheek whimsy of the beloved nursery rhyme ... Read More

  • SouthWest Selfies Perfects Marketing through Entertainment

    SouthWest Selfies Perfects Marketing through EntertainmentSouthWest Selfies has developed its company to provide photo booth style services at trade shows, parties, galas, corporate conferences and special events. Expanding its services far “outside the photo booth box,” the company offers very unique opportunities for businesses and brands to market through entertainment. Owners of SouthWest ... 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

  • 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

  • The Crypt Returns to Scare the Entire Valley at Fiesta Mall September 23-October 31

    The Crypt Returns to Scare the Entire Valley at Fiesta Mall September 23-October 31 The Crypt Haunted Attractions is returning for its 17th frightful year September 23-October 31 at Fiesta Mall. Owners Keith Rich and Mark Anderson have re-imagined their nightmarish festival with three distinct attractions designed to scare, shock and unnerve guests during the Halloween season. “There are three a ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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