Bootleggers

Bootleggers in Old Town Scottsdale

Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse opened this location (their second) in 2013. The décor is a cool mix of modern and rustic, and there is a lovely patio with a fireplace, smoker, and twinkle lights. As soon as you walk into the restaurant, you can smell the delicious aroma of barbecue.

Bootleggers

Chef Brian Dean and Mixologist Jason Horton (formerly of T. Cook’s) serve upscale barbecue and delicious cocktails. They have over 20 craft beers and …

House of Comedy

Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy

I laughed a lot at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy last week! It’s a new fixture on High Street at City North in North Phoenix. This is Bronson’s third location in the U.S. and his first in Arizona. Rick himself is an award-winning comedian, and every week he brings in comics from all over the country to perform in his club. Many of them have appeared on shows like The Tonight Show, Letterman, and Last Comic Standing.

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Loft Suite West

New Loft Suite in The Tower

Have you seen our new Tower Loft Suite? It combines modern design, two stories, and ideal views of Camelback Mountain for the ultimate luxe stay. With 1,500 square feet of indoor space and 350 square feet of outdoor space on four terraces, there’s plenty of room to lounge.

Loft Suite WestUpstairs is a sunny, yellow kitchen complete with everything needed for a meal in, along with a dining area, living room, and bathroom. A floating staircase leads downstairs to …

Fashioned in America

“Fashioned in America” at Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum has a wonderful new exhibition about garments made here in the U.S. called “Fashioned in America“. You can see over 30 contemporary ensembles and accessories ranging from casual to high fashion, including pieces by Oscar de la Renta, J. Mendel, Nanette Lepore, and Monique Lhuillier.

Monique LhuillierMonique Lhuillier (Filipino, born 1971), Evening Dress,
Spring, 2013. 
Digitally printed silk chiffon.
Gift of Monique Lhuillier. Photo by Ken Howie.

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UNION

Local Wares + Treats at UNION

UNION at the Biltmore Fashion Park is a wonderful collection of local and independent shops and restaurants. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift, a piece of statement jewelry, or a delicious coffee, UNION has it!

Mother of Gideon

This space opened in the fall of 2012 at the east end of the mall and was created as a place to help local brands thrive. The design is very industrial yet chic, with stained …