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Best Phoenix Wine Bars: Where to Go For the Perfect Pour

Best Phoenix Wine Bars: Where to Go For the Perfect Pour December 30, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Even in the middle of the desert, a good bottle of wine is just around the corner. Phoenix wine bars offer everything from lively happy hour crowds to intimate hideaways for that special night out. Here we round up some of the best wine bars in Phoenix. 1. Postino Wine Cafe. This lively wine cafe is...

3 Phoenix-Area Rooftop Bars Readymade for Summer Lounging

3 Phoenix-Area Rooftop Bars Readymade for Summer Lounging July 28, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
With jaw-dropping views and cozy ambiance, these three Phoenix-area rooftop bars offer the perfect perch to enjoy nights full of high-altitude summer lounging. The Skydeck at the Clarendon Hotel in central Phoenix offers views of downtown Phoenix and the Valley's amazing desert sunsets. Photo: clarendonhotel.net Bar...

Dinner After Midnight: Late Night Eats in Phoenix

Dinner After Midnight: Late Night Eats in Phoenix May 31, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
After the club, after the show, after the movie . . . Where can you go for a good meal in Phoenix after midnight? Granted, Phoenix is home to a thriving population of street vendors, most selling hot, greasy, and delicious Mexican food, and dishing out the taquitos and burros well into the wee hours...

Phoenix Summer Spa Specials

Phoenix Summer Spa Specials May 28, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Everybody knows that Phoenix in the summer is not exactly a walk in the park. As mid-day temperatures start to hit the triple digits on a regular basis, a walk in the park—without the parasol and copious amounts of cool water—would only result in heatstroke. Fortunately, there are some perks to visiting...

Phoenix for Vegetarians: A Sampling of Some of the Best Veggie Restaurants in the Valley

Phoenix for Vegetarians: A Sampling of Some of the Best Veggie Restaurants in the Valley May 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
Back in the day, finding a good vegetarian restaurant in Phoenix was analogous to finding fresh seafood in the middle of the desert. Thankfully, the Phoenix restaurant scene has grown up a lot in recent years, and vegetarians and vegans (and the people who love them) now have plenty of great options...

Exploring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Desert Masterpiece By Night

Exploring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Desert Masterpiece By Night April 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
In the desert foothills of northeast Scottsdale, where the city hubbub gives way to open spaces and the lush landscape of the Sonoran Desert, a steady trickle of visitors, tourists, and students of architecture point there cars in one direction: Taliesin West. This was Frank Lloyd Wright’s Arizona...

Phoenix for Coffee-Lovers: A Sampling of the Valley’s Best Coffee Houses

Phoenix for Coffee-Lovers: A Sampling of the Valley’s Best Coffee Houses April 11, 2011 | Food | Read More
When cold spring rains send Phoenicians running for a cup of joe, where do they go? Sure, Phoenix is no Seattle, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of places for discriminating coffee connoisseurs to get their daily dose of caffeine. For some local flavor, here is a sampling of some...

Shopper’s Delight: The JunkRestore Vintage Market in Scottsdale

Shopper’s Delight: The JunkRestore Vintage Market in Scottsdale March 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Where can you find a totally unique shopping experience–one light years away from the big-box chain stores and strip mall shops that seem to populate every corner of the Valley? Easy. Head over to the Simple Farm  in Scottsdale. Vintage shoppers and antique collector's will want to check...

Phoenix Film Festival, March 31-April 7

Phoenix Film Festival, March 31-April 7 March 30, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Movie buffs take note: Arizona’s largest film festival hits the Harkins Scottsdale 101 on March 31st for a week-long movie extravaganza of sneak peeks, workshops, and q&as with national and local filmmakers. The opening night premiere event will be a screening of “Starting At the Finish...

Rev Up for Arizona Bike Week Cyclefest, March 30-April 3

Rev Up for Arizona Bike Week Cyclefest, March 30-April 3 March 30, 2011 | Events | Read More
Do you hear what I hear? Yup, that’s the sound of 40,000 motorcycles revving up on the streets of Scottsdale for the 15th Annual Arizona Bike Week. This hog extravaganza takes place at WestWorld of Scottsdale, and it’s packed with events, including demonstrations, vendors, and lots and lots...
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