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Scottsdale Boy Hosting 3-Course Dinner for Homeless

One 12-year-old boy, from Scottsdale, has decided to organize a three-course meal for about 200 homeless people at UMOM New Day Centers. Ben Gavartin attends Temple Solel in Paradise Valley, where he grew up with Jewish traditions and chose to ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on August 21, 2014 by Community Expert Team

History Behind Popular Scottsdale Neighborhoods

Just like any major city, there are dozens of neighborhoods. Scottsdale has some unique stories behind some of their most popular places to live. Communities such as McCormick Ranch, Gainey Ranch and DC Ranch have ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on August 17, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Expansion Project for Loop 101 Begins Late August

Aiming towards the end of 2016, Loop 101 in Scottsdale - the busiest freeway in the city - is getting another lane added to both sides. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) said the project will ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on August 11, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Happy Hour Specials: Scottsdale Offers Great Deals

Check out these places for happy hours specials in Scottsdale, AZ.   Kelly's at Southbridge celebrates a "happy day" rather than just an hour. Monday through Saturdays, and all day Sundays, enjoy half-price bottles of wine and champagne from ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on August 4, 2014 by Community Expert Team

One Easy Home Maintenance Plan That Everyone Can Do

Keep your home in great condition to avoid declines in appraised value. An out-of-shape house is older than its years and could lose 10% of its ROI, according to a House Logic article. That's a $15,000-$20,000 adjustment for ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate, Things to Do on July 21, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Performing Arts Center Hosts First Summer Concert Series

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts hosts its first summer concert series. In Arizona, the hot sun can get in the way of having a fun experience. So, air conditioning and great music equals the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on July 14, 2014 by Community Expert Team

More New Businesses are Moving into Downtown Scottsdale

As Scottsdale continues to grow, new businesses are moving to downtown. There is a new restaurant/gift shop moving in next to Cavalliere's Blacksmith Shop, an Old Town business that predates Arizona's centennial, a father and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Real Estate on July 7, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Artist James Marshall Traded Graffiti for Museum Murals

Formerly a graffiti artist, James Marshall has transformed the walls of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Public Art into a beautiful mural. Now internationally known, Marshall painted the walls full of colors ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on June 27, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Cool Down in the Hot City at The Ice Den Skating Arena

The Ice Den, located in Scottsdale, is now the hot new place to cool down in the city. Usually, a practice center for the Phoenix Coyotes, this venue allows families to enjoy figure skating year ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on June 20, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Scottsdale Ranked No. 1 “Best City to Raise Children”

According to a recent survey by MyLife.com, Scottsdale is ranked as the number one best city to raise children. Based on ranking the country's 100 most populous cities, they determined their decision on certain criteria: ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on June 13, 2014 by Community Expert Team

After Sold Out Show Last Year “The Most of Lit Lounge” Returns

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts returns again with the popular performance, "The Most of Lit Lounge." Last year the show sold out almost immediately, and the same results are expected this time again. ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on June 5, 2014 by Community Expert Team

OdySea in the Desert: A Visual and Sensory Experience for All

Driving through Scottsdale one might notice a very large building being constructed just east of Loop 101. The 523,000-square-foot OdySea in the Desert will have a Butterfly Wonderland, an Odysea Aquarium, an IMAX® Experience, a Ripley's Believe ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on May 30, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Splash Pads Offer Cool Escapes from the Hot Arizona Sun

It's getting hot outside, but Scottsdale offers plenty of options to cool off. There are several splash pads located around the city for everyone to enjoy; the best part is that they are mostly free. Younger ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on May 23, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Camelot Rehabilitates Disabled Scottsdale Residents by Horseback

Horse riding is a popular activity among Arizona residents, especially for this young Scottsdale fourth grader. Being a 10 year old with cerebral palsy can really limit the types of activity Claudia Rank can do. ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Things to Do on May 16, 2014 by Community Expert Team

New Transit System Cuts Down on Time and Connections

Bus service improvements are being funded by the Scottsdale City Council on four of its major routes. Locals can look for upgrades on the following buses: Route 17, McDowell Road; Route 29, Thomas Road; Route ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on May 10, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Scottsdale Prepares for Increased Housing and Entertainment

As the number of stores and nightlife venues opening their doors in downtown Scottsdale grows, so will new home construction. The entertainment district is expected to add two major housing projects by 2015, reflecting the increased housing demand. ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate, Things to Do on May 2, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Scottsdale One of the Best Places to Live – BusinessWeek.com

Did you know? In 2011 Scottsdale, Arizona was ranked fourth by BusinessWeek.com's, "Best Places to Live"! Not too shabby, when you are up against such tough competition from east and west coasts.   Business Week Magazine bases their ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Real Estate on April 25, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Desert Stages Theatre Presents the Forever Classic Musical ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

A musical classic, that has been around for decades, 'Bye Bye Birdie' is being performed by Scottsdale's best at Desert Stages Theatre. Performances start tonight and run until May 4th, allowing plenty of opportunities for ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on April 14, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Same Owner and Delicious Sandwiches – Abe’s is Now Miller’s Deli & Grill

As one door closes, another one opens for Abe's of Scottsdale Deli! The legendary piled-high pastrami sandwiches will still be available - just the deli case offerings are going to be gone. Downsizing his store ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Things to Do on March 26, 2014 by Community Expert Team

With Spring in Scottsdale Comes The Cave Creek Auctions and Classic Cars

Relocating from its main headquarters, the Cave Creek Auction will now be held at the Wild West Mall in Scottsdale. Spring is approaching quickly, and so is the famous auction. Every year, locals and visitors ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on March 18, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Former Arabian Horse Ranch Now Home to a Top Neighborhood in Scottsdale

Behind a 40-year history of community involvement and planning, McCormick Ranch is the place to live in Central Scottsdale! They have certainly established their astonishing reputation through decades of hard work. The stunning subdivision has ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on March 4, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Arizona MusicFest Inspires Children to Be Creative and Appreciate Music

The main goal of the Arizona Musicfest has been to bring music education to students in the Cave Creek Unified School District, in Scottsdale, over the past few years. Introducing their ukulele program has inspired ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news, Things to Do on February 22, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Join Hundreds of Other Couples in Renewing Vows at the Love in the Hills Event

Love is all over this weekend, and since it is Valentine's Day, what better way to celebrate than by renewing your vows! For the second year in a row, Fountain Hills in Scottsdale is hosting ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news, Things to Do on February 11, 2014 by Community Expert Team

The Sweetheart Dance Welcomes Everyone to Learn the Waltz and More!

Grab your partner and learn everything from the waltz to the fox-trot! The Sweetheart Dance is a great event featuring, not only dancing, but treats and games. You don't need a partner for this dance, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on February 4, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Check Out the New and Old Downtown Scottsdale for Locals to Enjoy

As the Midwest regions are growing colder, visitors and residents of Scottsdale are here to enjoy the warm weather. There are so many attractions that even locals don't know about, but we know where to ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on January 25, 2014 by Community Expert Team
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