Burger Battle

The Ultimate Burger Battle

Appropriately coined “Arizona’s tastiest fundraiser”, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival is April 7-12. On Thursday, April 9, we’re hosting a delicious Burger Battle you won’t want to miss. Join the Valley’s best chefs and restaurants, including ZuZu, in a culinary cookoff as they compete for the coveted title of 2015 Best Burgers in the Valley.

Burger Battle
Taste all the burgers and vote for the one with the best bite to bestow the People’s Choice Award. A panel …

Hot Air Expeditions

Take a Hot Air Balloon Trip with Hot Air Expeditions

Every morning I drive through the Sonoran desert in North Phoenix, in awe of the beauty of the mountains and natural landscape. Sometimes I even get to see hot air balloons floating through the sky. I experienced a hot air balloon trip myself, and it felt like I was riding on a cloud. I booked my trip with Hot Air Expeditionswhich has been in business for 24 years. They have a wonderful safety record and their pilots are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Livewire

Livewire – New Music Venue in Downtown Scottsdale

Downtown Scottsdale has a new live music venue, Livewire. It’s in the heart of the entertainment district on Indian Plaza Lane, in the former Axis/Radius spot. This chic, 14,000-square-foot space is two stories and has state-of-the-art sound and lighting, a huge HD video wall, VIP seating, a dance floor, and two bars.

Livewire

Livewire hosts a variety of national touring acts along with some up-and-coming local bands. You can also see international DJs and …

Museum of the West

Scottsdale’s New Museum of the West

After more than 30 years of dreaming, Scottsdale finally has its Museum of the West. The building was designed by local architecture firm Studio Ma and reflects the desert and Western heritage in a beautiful, contemporary way. You enter through the Scottsdale Charros Gateway Lobby, where the artist Maynard Dixon’s dramatic 1935 mural Kit Carson with Mountain Men is on display. The 43,000-square-foot museum has two levels with ten galleries, a sculpture garden, and a theater. It’s a short walk from Hotel Valley Ho, only a few minutes …

Red Modern

High-End Vintage at Red Modern

Red Modern Furniture in Midtown Phoenix is known for its one-of-a-kind vintage furnishings. In fact, they have some of the rarest and most high-end pieces in the Valley. They focus on limited-production, well-crafted furniture primarily from the 50s to the 70s.

Pair of Tufted Milo Baughman Sofas, $15,600

The store has been in business for over fifteen years. This is where you go if you are looking for a statement piece, by a known …