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 – 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 …

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 …

Arizona Cocktail Week Returns

Gather ’round, cocktail fans, for the 4th annual Arizona Cocktail Week! Sample tasty concoctions from bars across the U.S., enhance your cocktail expertise, and browse the latest and greatest tonics and bitters.

Arizona Cocktail Week

Don’t miss the Cocktail Carnival happening at the OH Pool on Saturday, February 14, with games, aerial performers, and countless cocktail tastings. Sunday night, join us for …