Marshall Shore, The Hip Historian

Today we caught up with Marshall Shore. He was named the “2013 New Times Best Phoenix Historian” and does fun slideshows and tours of the Valley and beyond.

Marshall Shore

Marshall grew up in a farming town of 25 in Indiana. His “love affair with information” led him to get his Master’s Degree in Library Sciences. After living in New York City, Marshall moved to Phoenix 14 years ago. …

Don’t Miss Our Insider Sale, Thanksgiving Weekend!

We’ve saved the best Valley Ho holiday cheer for our Insiders this year! Call Thanksgiving weekend to reserve a winter stay and save up to 40% off our published rates.

Tower Suite Master Bedroom

The special is valid for reservations from November 29, 2013 to January 14, 2014*, and must be booked November 29 through December 1, 2013. Book a three-night-or-more stay to unwrap a voucher for …

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, …

See “Women Who Rock” at MIM

I did not know what to expect when I decided to go to theWomen Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power exhibit at the Musical Instrument Museum. Needless to say, I was thrilled! The exhibit was actually created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. I am a big fan of 60s music and they displayed some of my favorites. The women all have their own story of how they started out in the business and became stars. …