And Fun for All

Outing the inner artist The Brush Bar Painting instruction for adults, plus beer and wine bar 4165 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale (480) 947-8700   Me the Artist Painting parties at your home (480) 822-7999   Scottsdale Artists’ School Art clas...

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Hotel Bars

Get refreshed in multiple ways at these fine properties. We’ve listed the great watering holes at some of our vicinity’s exclusive resorts. Jade Bar – Sanctuary Camelback 5700 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley (855) 245-2051 Last Drop Bar – Hermosa...

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Spa to Make a (Community) Difference

Yes, the spa experience will set your mind at ease, relax you and rejuvenate you. But until the end of the year, the Sanctuary Spa will also help to make a difference in our community with the Spa for Good program. Spa-goers can benefit the National Kidne...

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Living It Up: The Latest Enclaves

Poolside Luxury In addition to sleek and streamlined interior designs, The Moderne boasts fabulous but functional outdoor amenities. The complex has a resort-style pool and Jacuzzi, but adds something new: in-water lounge chairs. Beyond the pool, resident...

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Modern Living: Urban Style Among It All

Undeniable charm is attracting more and more people to our neighborhoods, and the demand for housing continues to grow. Breaking away from the trademark stucco suburbs so blandly prevalent in the Southwest, these pioneers in luxury living break tradition ...

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Restaurant Mecca

How many successful restaurants does it take to for a place be worthy of a “dining mecca” label? There’s no good answer to that but, by unscientific measures — or just by the looks of it — Arcadia and the surrounding areas seem to be on a fast p...

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At Home: Arcadia Architecture Is Trend to Follow

Local architect leading with transitions in living space In Arcadia, neighborhoods are dominated by traditional, ranch-style houses, with a scattering of contemporary homes providing the occasional contrast. The differentiating factor between a ranch hous...

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Scottsdale Fashion Square Gets Bigger (and Better)

Driving by Scottsdale Fashion Square any time in the past year, you may have noticed an array of construction equipment and “coming soon” signs. These vague signs have been foreshadowing big plans in store for Fashion Square. We recently saw the open...

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Mecca-Worthy Dining

With locations in Santa Monica, Scottsdale and a second Phoenix one coming soon at 100 East Camelback, Flower Child is a “healthy food for a happy world” fast-casual concept that prides itself on freshness and on buying from ranchers who “love their...

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Mouthful of Music

These days, DJ’s and their incredible sounds can be heard in the most unusual places. Many local restaurants and retail shops are bringing the spin factor to their establishments through local sounds by setting up DJs to do their thing and add to the ex...

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