Hosting Hits

AJ’s Fine Foods We’ve come to learn that AJ’s is the “Purveyors of Fine Foods,” and that speaks clearly through its extensive catering options. With menus designed for small and large events, AJ’s makes it easy to pick and choose what fits for...

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BArcadia

Here is a smattering of local bars that will quench your thirst and keep you coming back for more, from local neighborhood holes-in-the-wall to second-story nightclubs. Arcadia Tavern 4801 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix arcadiatavern.com The Attic 4247 E...

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All That Fall Has to Offer

October is a sigh of relief after a strenuous summer here in our vicinity. So it’s no wonder citizens of this special piece of Earth are so adept at finding ways to celebrate the beginning of fall. Here are four festivals that will make you love going o...

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Bling Bling

“Jewelry is trying to be very wearable right now,” says Scott Gauthier, the creative force as well as the owner of Jewelry by Gauthier. Although specific stones may rise and fall in popularity, Gauthier believes jewelry is more of a long-term fashion ...

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OdySea Aquarium

Greeted by the sight of aquarium spheres suspended from the ceiling in the lobby, visitors to the recently opened OdySea Aquarium on Via de Ventura just east of Loop 101 begin an entertaining journey designed along an educational theme. “The storyline t...

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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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Hillstone Restaurant: A Biltmore Classic

A timeless appeal is what one can expect from Hillstone on Camelback Road in the Biltmore area. This classic cuisine fused with many of the more popular concepts — like sushi and steakhouse — truly does have a bit of it all. In the heart of this busi...

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Crudo for Brunch

Go gourmet over the weekend with Crudo’s brunch. This modern Italian-inspired gem of a restaurant serves up an incredible brunch with some creative takes on breakfast items such as the Brisket & Beet Hash with 63-degree Eggs or the Potato Croquettes...

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Scottsdale Santa Headquarters

It is that time of year again and Santa is here to visit with kids of all ages. Meet him at the HGTV Santa HQ at Scottsdale Fashion Square. This experiential venue in the food court brings the North Pole to our vicinity and will include Elf-Ray Vision, th...

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Hidden Art Enclave in Our Midst

Arcadia is home to a well-known art education and community center. Shemer Art Center & Museum is set in the heart of our neighborhood and began life as the first home built in the area. Built to accommodate the foreman of the Arcadia Water Company i...

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