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Stop in at Karsen’s Grill

Have you ever walked into a bar for the first time and felt like you’d walked into your favorite local place? That’s the feeling I get at Karsen’s Grill in Old Town Scottsdale. I’ve gone there by myself just to have a beer after a workout, and I’ve never felt like I was there alone!

It’s also a great place to meet up with friends or make new ones. John and Ray, the fabulous owners of Karsen’s, have told …

Explore the Valley with Detours

I spent Sunday letting someone else do the driving! I treated myself to a City Highlights Half-Day Tour with Detours. A custom van picked me up for a guided tour of the sites and history of Scottsdale and Downtown Phoenix.

I really enjoyed walking around the Wesley Bolin Plaza by the old Capitol building, with its 29 memorials and monuments. The ones that touched me the most were the 9-11 Memorial and the anchor of the USS Arizona. I …

Frozen Delights at Cool Gelato Italiano

Letizia de Lucia and Alberto Della Casa learned the art of gelato from Italian masters and opened Cool Gelato Italiano on Valentine’s Day, 2012. My daughter said that Cool had the best iced coffee drink she ever had, so their gelato must be good. We strolled down Main Street to the Scottsdale Mall to experience real Italian gelato.

Gelato Flavors

It was like a scene out of “When Harry Met …

Bienvenidos y Feliz Navidad at Cien Agaves!

Treat yourself, your family, and your friends to a local holiday treat – margaritas and tacos! We aren’t just talking your madre’s margaritas here. With a collection of one hundred, 100%-blue-agave tequilas carefully chosen for exceptional quality and taste, you are in for a real treat! Cien Agaves (100 Agaves) serves some of the most amazing margaritas ever.

Margaritas

Sip on a cool cucumber margarita or a blood-orange margarita. If you’re …