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Holiday Gifts and Mid-Century Delights at Nido Vintage Furnishings

Have you been to Nido Vintage Furnishings in Downtown Scottsdale? Pronounced like “neato”, this shop opened in August and has filled the void of vintage furnishings in the area. You can find furniture, clothing, home accessories, and gifts. Husband and wife Charity and Dino Recla opened the store after twenty years of collecting mid-century items. We stopped in to chat with Charity about her store and holiday shopping.

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Outrageous Olive Oils & Vinegars in Old Town Scottsdale

I was walking in Old Town Scottsdale and stumbled across a store called Outrageous Olive Oils & Vinegars. Wow, when you walk into the shop you are surrounded by delicious smells of various olive oils and vinegars. They offer pieces of bread so you can dip them into the different oils to taste them.

Outrageous Olive Oils Entrance

They have olive oils infused with citrus, herb, …

The Scottsdale Old Town Farmers’ Market Returns for Fall

Fall is here, which means the Scottsdale Old Town Farmers’ Market is back! If you haven’t been, add this to your to-do list. The market has super-fresh produce from many farmers from around the Valley. Walking through the market, you can enjoy samples and get ideas for a delightful meal at home.

Aside from fruits and vegetables, you can also get wonderful jams, honeys, salsas, cheeses, and much more. Don’t forget to bring home a bunch of fresh-cut flowers. Stop by the market …

Lovely Vintage at Fashion by Robert Black

Just down the street from the hotel in Downtown Scottsdale is Fashion by Robert Black. This wonderful vintage clothing store opened in 2008 and has been a local favorite ever since! They specialize in dresses but also carry separates and accessories. The shop is full of hard-to-find items, all in pristine condition. An average dress goes for around $150, though there are some truly special pieces that are over $1,000. You will find well-made items from the 1920s through the 80s. …