Local Spotlights

  • 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

  • Grand Opening Event Planned at My Pie Gilbert on Saturday, December 3

    Grand Opening Event Planned at My Pie Gilbert on Saturday, December 3Food & Drink Specials, Entertainment and Benefiting Autism Nonprofit, A Broader Approach After months of hard work, My Pie Gilbert is finally open! Located off the SanTan 202 and Gilbert Road – northeast corner of the Crossroads Towne Center, My Pie Gilbert is the third Arizona installment of the local fine-casual pizza fra ... 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 Arizona Women’s Education and Employment Luncheon Raised Funds and Awareness

    The Arizona Women’s Education and Employment Luncheon Raised Funds and AwarenessFaces of Success Honor Three Successful Women Who have PerseveredPhotos by Ben Arnold PhotographyThe Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE) Luncheon took place on a beautiful and breezy afternoon at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa on Wednesday, Nov. 16 that honored three very different women ... Read More

  • Actor Danny Trejo and Director Mark Christensen Dish on New Film, ‘North by El Norte’

    Actor Danny Trejo and Director Mark Christensen Dish on New Film, ‘North by El Norte’Perhaps no other character actor in Hollywood is more beloved or recognized than Danny Trejo. Boasting more than 300 film and TV credits including “Machete,” “Heat,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Breaking Bad,” “Bullet,” “Muppets Most Wanted,” “Sons of Anarchy” and the “Spy Kids” fran ... 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

  • Inaugural Goldy's Bowling Bash Was a Ball, Raising Funds for Phoenix Children's Hospital

    Inaugural Goldy's Bowling Bash Was a Ball, Raising Funds for Phoenix Children's Hospital's Center for Cancer and Blood DisordersThe inaugural Goldy's Bowling Bash took place November 10 at Lucky Strike at CityScape in Downtown Phoenix. Proceeds from the event went to benefit Goldy's Fund 4 Kids which supports Phoenix Children’s Hospital Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders. The all-star event ... 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

  • Roof Top Sunday at Casablanca Roof Top Lounge Presented By Raven Events 12/4

    Roof Top Sunday at Casablanca Roof Top Lounge Presented By Raven Events 12/4Join Raven for one of the best ways to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon – live music, delicious food, good wine, handcrafted cocktails and great views overlooking Old Town Scottsdale and Camelback Mountain. This is a free event where all ages are welcome! Casablanca Lounge is an elegant haven in which to enjoy a combin ... 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

  • Call for Donations and Services for the 5th Annual Fabulous Day of Pampering, Dec. 3

    “5th ANNUAL FABULOUS DAY OF PAMPERING” All are welcome and encouraged to donate. However, this event is closed to the public in an effort to protect the privacy of the residence of the shelter**Saturday, December 3, 2016 will be a great day of efforts to provide the women of Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) with a day filled with pampering. Style Stalkers, LLC-an innovative fashion blo ... 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

  • Sweet Tooth Paradise – Scottsdale.com’s Top 10 Valley Sweet Treats

    Sweet Tooth Paradise – Scottsdale.com’s Top 10 Valley Sweet TreatsAre you ready to indulge your sweet side? Scottsdale.com traversed the Valley to bring you some delicious, decadent and divine dessert items that will put a smile on your face! Whether taking the family out for a treat or getting some ideas for holiday parties, you’ll definitely want to consider these unique offerings!PIE – ... 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

  • Craft 64 Debuts another Fantastic New Beer

    Craft 64 Debuts another Fantastic New BeerIf there’s one thing that guests of Craft 64 can count in, it’s fun and creative craft beers. This week, will be the debut of Frolic! Frolic is the latest craft beer to spring forth from the creative brewership at Craft 64. Owner and brewmaster at Craft 64, James Swann explains the latest creation. “It’s a medium bodied pale ale with lots of hops a ... 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

  • 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

  • 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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