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The Art of Ice Cream Experience

Where else can you experience interactive, local art and delicious ice cream all in one? The Art of Ice Cream Experience pop-up is now open in Downtown Scottsdale. Themed rooms feature highly Instagrammable ice cream decor and interactive elements.

As you walk through each room, you’re invited to play and snap photos and videos. From the Banana Split Room to the …

Cloth & Flame Desert Dining

Cloth and Flame is an amazing local company that is changing the dining scene with special dinners and brunches held in different desert locations around the Valley. Their approach is completely sustainable; they pack everything in and out of each site to preserve natural spaces, and even donate a portion of proceeds to the Sonoran Institute. Their culinary team whips up incredible, multi-course meals paired with delicious drinks and amazing views.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Gets a Dose of Valley Ho Cool

As a locally owned hotel, we care about our community and were excited to form a new partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix, which provides a home away from home for children and their families who travel to Phoenix to receive treatment for serious illnesses and injuries. We recently adopted a room through their “Designs from the Heart” program, taking it from outdated to Valley Ho cool.

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ZuZu’s Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar

“Sip, Sip, Hooray!” is a thought that crosses the minds of those who are able to indulge with “the hair of the dog” after a night out.  While there’s nothing quite like a big cheeseburger to battle the effects of a dreaded hangover, it’s certainly hard to pass up an entire (DIY) bar dedicated to Ketel One bloody marys and refreshing mimosas.

Gone are the …

El Panzon y Frida Now Open in Downtown Scottsdale

Looking for a new dining spot in Downtown Scottsdale? El Panzon y Frida is a bright, colorful space with inspired global fare. A special hand-painted wall mural is dedicated to Mexican artist and feminist icon, Frida Kahlo, whose work serves as the inspiration behind the restaurant’s name and menu.

The cuisine is diverse and bold, including a wonderful Grilled Octopus flown in …