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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Sunday Surprise: The Gladly Never Disappoints

Step up to the bar any given Sunday and be met with a surprise. The Gladly, a Valley hot spot for dinner, lunch and brunch, will serve you a complimentary “punch.” The punch is its Sunday concoction that each guest at the bar will be asked to try. It ...

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Cart Your Way through the Night

Old Town Scottsdale has become one of the best-known spots for nightlife in America. With more than 40 nightclubs, restaurants and dance clubs spread throughout a one-mile-wide circle southeast of Camelback and Scottsdale roads, this mecca for entertainme...

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Wagon Train: Food Truck Style

The hottest culinary craze is the food truck. Gourmet food and drinks on wheels is the latest in good eats, and they are landing in a neighborhood, office complex or fair near you. Favorites include Luncha Libre Gourmet Street, which specializes in creati...

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Biltmore Microbrewery-Paired Dinners

The Arizona Biltmore is full of suds by pairing local breweries with special menus at Frank & Albert’s restaurant. The events are monthly, with the October event showcasing the well-known Valley favorite SanTan Brewing Company. “Leading microbrewe...

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Skin Deep

As the weather changes, you may start to notice changes in your skin. However, there is a difference between skin type and skin conditions. Skin type is what an individual is born with; skin conditions are caused by external and internal factors, which ma...

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Exclusive to the Valley

Some of the world’s best-known designers and retail shopping can be found in the Valley. Of the mall’s more than 50 shops, here are three that are one-of-a-kind for the Valley and located right here in our vicinity: Bang & Olufsen A leading name i...

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