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Divine Dining at the Second Story Liquor Bar in Scottsdale

Jul 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Crazy. Sexy. Cool. No, I’m not referring to the gals of the famed pop music trio TLC, but rather Scottsdale’s hottest new haunt, The Second Story Liquor Bar. This eclectic eatery is trending as the see-and-be-seen Old town Scottsdale hotspot, and with good reason. The vintage-inspired vibe and visionary victuals at this intimate dining and imbibing venue are as distinctive as they are delightful.

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Warm Up This Winter With a Desert Getaway at J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary   |  1 Comment

“Take me back to Camelback,” has been our mantra ever since cruising home to Los Angeles after a recent visit to Scottsdale, Arizona. We recently enjoyed two relaxing nights at J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, and set on 125 acres of Sonoran Desert in the affluent Paradise Valley.

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Arizona Biltmore to Host the State's First Concours d'Elegance in January

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Every January, new world records are set in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area during the many major collector car auctions that take place. In Scottsdale in 2013 a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider sold for a record-breaking $8.25 million at Gooding & Co.’s sale. Likewise, RM Auctions set another milestone with the sale of a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione for $8.14 million on the same day.

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Debuts jade bar Redesign and New Craft Cocktails

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has recently reopened its elegant jade bar after a complete redesign. The 850-square-foot open air patio now has more seating, new furnishings, a floor-to-ceiling glass wall and gas fireplaces for the chillier evenings outdoors.... Read More

The Award-Winning T. Cook's Reopens at The Royal Palms Resort After $2M Revamp

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The locals know the resort pretty well (even if never being a guest there); they praise its beautiful décor, elegant rooms and chatter about its notable clientele (including U.S. presidents). On September 9, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa reopened their award-wining restaurant T. Cook’s; adding more glamour to the already infamous hotel.... Read More

Experience Fairmont Scottsdale Princess' Third Annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is gearing up for Independence Day with their 3rd annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest from July 4-7. The luxurious AAA Five-Diamond resort will be hosting concerts, fireworks, and patriotic picnics during the four-day event. They will also feature military salutes and a new zip line for guests to experience.... Read More

Maya Day and Nightclub Heats Up Scottsdale with High-End Beach Club

Jun 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Looks like Scottsdale is sending Las Vegas more than a few flirtatious winks with the debut of their newest venue Maya Day and Nightclub developed by Triyar Entertainment. The Vegas-style club made its introduction this April to Valley residents as the first high-end beach club in the city. Moroccan-style lanterns hang in the entrance in the open-air, two-story foyer as palm trees line the outdoor pool.... Read More

Scottsdale Food Trends Making Their Mark in the Valley's Restaurants

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Recently, food trends in Scottsdale have gone back to simpler times, where greens ruled the dinner tables and portion sizes were small enough for just one person. Food trendsetters in the “Beverly Hills of the Southwest” are transforming the market with healthy alternatives mixed with the city’s cultural influences and flavors. Compared with national trends, Scottsdale is making their way among the ranks of other well-known foodie cities like New York, San Francisco and Portland.... Read More

W Scottsdale Hotel Hosts 'The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding'

Dec 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum, the second “Bachelorette” couple to ever walk down the aisle, shared a dramatic new chapter of their love story with millions of viewers and “Bachelor” Nation when ABC televised their much-anticipated wedding on “The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding.” The destination of Scottsdale, Ariz. and partner hotel W Scottsdale are seen during the two-hour special as the couple celebrated their bachelor and bachelorette parties two weeks before their big day. W Scottsdale is the first W Hotel in Arizona and features 224 guest rooms, including 27 suites, with six more suites slated to open in January 2013. The hotel is home to Arizona’s only Bliss® Spa, Sushi Roku restaurant, W Hotels The Store and offers three destination bars — the W Living Room, Shade and... Read More

Fly West For the Winter | Vacation at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Hurricane Sandy kicked off a formidable winter that already has brought blizzards to the East Coast and flooding to the West. Meanwhile, the desert welcomes bright, beautiful, moderately sunny conditions and tens of thousands of part-time residents and vacationers, eager to escape from the extreme... Read More

Experience CHILL | Scottsdale's First Hybrid Skating Rink

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving on the horizon, resorts and hotels everywhere are gearing up for the holidays. Seasonal events, activities for families, and special room rates are cropping up at resorts across the country, from gingerbread-making and train rides to gourmet hot chocolate... Read More

$60 Million Renovation Will Be The Cake-Topper For Fairmont Princess 25th Anniversary

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

In conjunction with its 25th anniversary, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is planning to undergo an extensive, $60 million renovation that will include changes to its dining concepts, meeting spaces, exterior and interior design, and spa experience. General Manager of the Fairmont... Read More

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Announces Plans to Open Most Comprehensive Wellness Spa in U.S.

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

AAA Five Diamond hotel, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess just announced a new spa concept that is slated to open January 1, 2013. Well & Being at Willow Stream Spa will be one of the most comprehensive health and wellness complexes in the country, and is the first luxury resort in the United States to implement... Read More

The Phoenician Names Frank Belosic Executive Chef

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

After a four year absence, The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond destination has announced that Frank Belosic is returning to the luxury property as executive chef. In his new role, the award-winning chef will oversee menu creation and preparation for restaurants including Il Terrazzo, Relish Burger Bistro, the Café and Ice Cream Parlor and the Afternoon Tea Court, in addition to catering and banquet events as well as other operations. “We are thrilled to welcome Chef Belosic back to The Phoenician,” said Managing Director Mark Vinciguerra. “His inventive style, a unique blend of palatable exuberance and contemporary sophistication, is matched by his dedication to sustainability and... Read More

The Phoenician Names New Executive Chef to Oversee AAA Five Diamond Dining

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Culinary expert Frank Belosic returned to Scottsdale’s The Phoenician, and was bestowed with the prestigious title of executive chef. The Phoenician is an AAA Five Diamond dining destination, which includes several restaurants... Read More

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