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The Gladly – New Restaurant from the Citizen Public House Team

The Citizen Public House team of Bernie, Richie, and Andrew recently opened The Gladly near 24th Street and Camelback. The space has a contemporary urban feel with a wrap-around stainless steel bar and lots of glass, and a patio is also in the works.

They have a nice area called the Library, featuring art done by the same spray-paint artist that painted the mural at CPH. There’s also a separate private dining room and a …

Stop In to Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout is Sam Fox’s unique gastro-pub restaurant that also features live acoustic music Thursday through Saturday. The food is excellent and the service is stellar!

Culinary Dropout

We started with an antipasto platter that was amazing – soft round pretzels with a provolone fondue, roasted beets, pickled peppers, prosciutto, and a variety of cheeses! It could easily have been dinner.

Pretzel Bites …

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Bull Riding and Western Food at Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse in Cave Creek

I put on my best western gear and looked forward to a fun evening at the Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse in Cave Creek, home of bull riding and the Green Bay Packers! The building opened in 1951 as a place where fisherman could pick up bait and supplies on their way to Bartlett Lake and Horseshoe Lake. It was only about 800 square feet then but now encompasses five acres.

They …

Experience Unique Public Art: The Doors

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand inside a giant kaleidoscope? Artist Donald Lipski pondered this, while making toys for his children. When he had the opportunity to create the “The Doors“, he decided to create his own kaleidoscope. This wonderful piece of public art can be seen on the southwest corner of Scottsdale Road and Camelback Road in Downtown Scottsdale.

The Doors

Sedona by Air

I recently had a chance to see Sedona from a whole different perspective. If you have never flown in a helicopter, it should be on your bucket list! The red rocks of Sedona are beautiful from the ground, but the view from above is heavenly. Sedona Air Tours has been giving tours of Sedona and the Grand Canyon for almost 20 years. It really doesn’t feel like flying, it is more like floating. Captain Mark, a former Navy pilot, was comedic and informative as he …