Local Spotlights

  • Things to Know Before Saying I DO

    Love is in the air! Many marriage proposals will take place in the month of February. Ryan Claridge shares a few things you should know first with Christina Wagner for Scottsdale.com. ... Read More

  • Elements Massage Guarantees Each Massage with an Exceptional, Client-Focused Service Path

    Elements Massage is the perfect escape to get away from the stresses and hassles of everyday life. But more importantly, the massage establishment is your partner in wellness and can address your concerns with a variety of massage modalities that guarantee a relaxing, de-stressing and rejuvenating experience each time you visit. Ron and Troy Suzanne Gatza are the owners of the Greenfield and US60 ... Read More

  • NAK Productions Elevates Video Shoot to Engaging Marketing Piece

    Video is a powerful tool when it comes to relaying a message and showing an audience what a business is all about. Master videographer and owner of NAK Productions, Nathan Kinkel recently went on-site to the offices of Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence to shoot a marketing piece orchestrated as an interview with the founder of that company, Jonathan Przybyl. The sit down interview with Przybyl and ... Read More

  • Nonprofit Birthday Presence Positions Itself to Bring on Corporate Sponsors

    Arizona based nonprofit Birthday Presence™ specifically caters to foster children by providing personalized and themed birthday parties. Every child deserves to be honored and personally celebrated on their birthday. Birthday Presence provides this birthday celebration, and works with each individual foster child in the planning of their big day. Founder of Birthday Presence™, Devon Rentas ... Read More


    Are your Hormones getting you down? Tired? Overweight? Stressed? Moody? You don't have to live with it! The Hormone Zone has answers for you NOW! Have you thought about the best way to do Hormone Replacement Therapy? Or, is it even for you? Can it help? What about your Thyroid? Crazy fatigue? Depression? Hair loss? Constipation? Weight gain? Dr John A. Robinson will present cutting-edge ... Read More

  • ​Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence is creating a mystery shopping revolution!

    Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence is changing every facet of the mystery shopping industry. Through the extensive use of video and a sophisticated back-end system entitled, "Talon," retail and service industry clients are now getting the real results and feedback they need to take their client care to the next level. In the video, founder of Eagle Eye, Jonathan Pryzbyl talks about how his company is c ... Read More

  • Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery 1st Anniversary

    Let's Cheers to a great first year! One year in the books! In celebration of its one year anniversary, the Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery will be hosting a public tapping party on Wed. Feb. 10 to kick off Arizona Beer Week (2/11-2/20). Two Brothers will be unveiling a new beer, Soleil Quemadura, a French Style Saison brewed on-site with ancho, pasilla and mulato peppers for a light and swee ... Read More

  • Barleens Arizona Opry Serves Up Exceptional Live Entertainment and Dinner for One Low Price

    When it comes to variety entertainment, nobody does it better than Barleens. With 17 different shows to choose from this season, you are sure to find a number of ways to please your musical palate and keep coming back for more!Variety Show One is a banquet of musical styles that includes country, rock and roll, blues, boogie woogie, big band and even some timeless classical masterpieces. Musicians ... Read More

  • J. Levine Auction & Appraisal Hosts Inaugural Fundraiser ‘Fostering Hope: A Fine Wine Auction’ to Benefit OCJ Kids February 13

    British celebrity auctioneer and TV reporter Lindsey Alexa Gundersen will help bid callJ. Levine Auction & Appraisal has long been known as an elite and forward-thinking auction house. This time, it is inviting wine enthusiasts and distinguished collectors to break with tradition on the eve of Valentine’s Day and spend an elegant evening bidding on classic, vintage and modern bottles of wine ... Read More

  • Is Your Business a Startup? Here are the Top 5 Networking Tips from NetworkingPhoenix.com

    Launching a business is definitely one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done. Not only is it a complete emotional rollercoaster, but in many ways it’s very lonely, especially if this is your fist time venturing out on this journey. That’s why it is absolutely crucial to build a solid network that can act as your support system, provide you with resources and act as your team. Many pe ... Read More

  • Insure Your Future is a Better Bet than the Lottery

    Now that the fever from the $1.6 billion lottery jackpot has settled down, you’ve probably realized that your odds of winning were remote, at best. The odds of winning that recent lottery were a staggering 1-in-292 million! What’s even crazier to think about is that your odds are 1-in-4 that you will need long-term disability care at some point during your lifetime! What does this mean for y ... Read More

  • Claridge Family Law of Scottsdale Arizona

    Scottsdale.com's Christina Wagner recently sat down for an interview with Family Law Specialist Ryan Claridge and what he had to say MAY change your life! Call Ryan Claridge today at 480-290-8604 visit Claridge Family Law today http://claridgefamilylaw.com/ ... Read More

  • Smokehaus – a Brat Haus Sister Concept Opens in Old Town Scottsdale

    Smokehaus, which has existed for the last year as a catering company will now have a brick and mortar location right next door to Brat Haus. Located in the building that used to house Union Barrel House, Smokehaus is set to open Monday, February 1 with its claim to fame as the home of the Santa Maria Tri-Tip Sandwich. “It’s always been a goal of mine to expand our catering business into a res ... Read More

  • 3rd Annual “Dreams of Summer-AZ Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks Gala” to Support Kid’s Cancer Camp

    The 3rd Annual “Dreams of Summer-AZ Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks Gala” which supports Arizona Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks through Southwest Kids' Cancer Foundation will take place at Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016 in Tempe, AZ. Southwest Kids' Cancer Foundation invites community supporters and gala aficionados to purchase tickets for the gala that w ... Read More

  • Body Beautiful Introduces Kybella, a Revolutionary Treatment for a ‘Double Chin’

    There is an exciting new treatment available at Body Beautiful Day Spa. Kybella gives those who struggle with a double chin a solid treatment option to improve their look. Introducing Kybella Having a double chin is no fun. It's also something that dieting really doesn't help, which makes it a very frustrating problem. While there haven't been many options for treating a double chin in the past ... Read More

  • Top 10 Valley Healthy Restaurants

    We tackled places to change your fitness routine, now let’s add the food component to the mix with some amazing restaurants. Abs are said to be made in the kitchen and these lovely establishments can help get you there. Using healthy ingredients with a focus on flavor, there’s a reason these restaurants are such a hit! Flower Child Fox Restaurant Concepts has done it again! Flower Child is ... Read More

  • Top 10 Arizona Staycation Destinations

    Staycations are the new way to relax and unwind while tricking yourself into thinking you are on vacation far, far away. Check out our favorite local getaways for a trip that will be truly memorable and a little more affordable than leaving the state. Royal Palms Resort and Spa Located at the base of Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms Resort and Spa has been a romantic getaway since opening in 19 ... Read More

  • Venezia's New Low-Carb Pizza Bowl Offerings Will Satisfy Your Cravings in a New Way

    Take everything you love about pizza, take away the dough and you have a delicious and satisfying low-carb pizza bowl. Venezia’s New York Style Pizzeria has introduced a variety of tasty low-carb pizza bowls designed to fit your unique taste. The addition of low-carb pizza bowls gives Venezia’s diners yet another way to enjoy the restaurant’s Italian flavors! Founders Frank and Clara have r ... Read More

  • Arizona's Best Workouts in the Valley

    With the new year upon us, it’s hard to not focus on our new resolutions and goals.Fitness always seems to be at the forefront of resolutions. And why shouldn’t it be? The long-term benefits of getting your heart rate up on a regular basis provides seemingly unlimited positive results. In fact, many chronic conditions typically managed by prescription drugs can be controlled and even avoided w ... Read More

  • Top of The Rock Restaurant Holding Delicious Fundraiser to Benefit Arizona Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks

    Top of the Rock Restaurant has stepped up to the plate, literally, for the kids of Arizona Camp Sunrise & Sidekicks! Now through February 29, 2016, when guests order the exceptionally designed and hand-prepared three course meal for $40 at Top of the Rock, the restaurant will donate $5 per dinner to the kids’ cancer camp located outside of Payson, Arizona. The specially prepared menu is dis ... Read More

  • ‘A Love Not Forgotten’ Gala to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association Research and Programs, February 14

    Gala will take place at J.W. Marriott Camelback InnIt was 2008 and Marianne Mitchell, wife of then Congressman Harry Mitchell, complained of memory loss as she called her doctor for an appointment."Oh, I hope it's not Alzheimer's," the former Arizona congressman recalls his wife saying.The news was not good."Mild cognitive disorder," was the diagnosis.Over time, it progressed into the very diseas ... Read More

  • Giuseppe’s Debuts Tasty and Satisfying ‘Lighter’ Fare

    Giuseppe’s on 28th has long been known for its outstanding Italian cuisine and original recipes orchestrated by owner Richard Bock. He has now expanded his menu to include some lighter fare that is every bit as delicious and exciting as his regular menu at Giuseppe’s!The lighter portion of the menu is scrumptious! “I just started doing vegetarian lasagna,” states Richard Bock. “Basically ... Read More

  • Automated Merchant Services Offers Processing with Deep Savings and Round-the-Clock Service

    If you haven’t given much thought to the prices that you pay for merchant processing, there is one good reason to look at your statements today. Joe Hidder with Automated Merchant Services is “an honest guy in a not-so-honest industry” whose priority it is to save his customers money and provide an elite level of service that simply cannot be found elsewhere. Hidder has been in the trenc ... Read More

  • Hospitality is the Cornerstone of Every Facet of the Dolly Steamboat

    The Dolly Steamboat is the sum of the passion and hard work of many people. One unique angle of the Dolly Steamboat is the hospitality that is imparted every step of the way during the many exciting Canyon Lake cruises offered by the company.Dolly Kennedy is the namesake and the PR Director for the Dolly Steamboat. She explains, “To me, hospitality means kindness... courtesy, caring and compassi ... Read More

  • Helping Hands for Freedom Kicks off The Route for the Brave – Walk Across America

    As a vibrant and engaging nonprofit, Helping Hands for Freedom serves military families in many ways. One of the most recent developments is the upcoming endeavor, the Route for the Brave – Walk Across America that begins April 28, 2016 in Atlantic City and arrives in San Francisco August 26, 2016. The Route for the Brave is a 3,000-mile trek on foot across the country that will be raising money ... Read More

  • Nonprofit Organization 'Birthday Presence' Offers Unique Service to Foster Children and Features First Fundraiser in Tempe

    Every child should be celebrated, regardless of their individual circumstances. Devon Rentas is the founder and executive director of nonprofit Birthday Presence and she has taken her passion for helping children in difficult circumstances and turned it into something beautiful and meaningful. Birthday Presence provides an individual birthday party for children that are in a foster care situation ... Read More

  • Vidogi Salon & Boutique is Your Wedding Group’s Style Specialist

    There are so many considerations that go into planning the perfect wedding – the venue, the guest list, the food, the invitations, the flowers and much more. When it comes to hair and make-up for your big day, you don’t need to look any further than Vidogi Salon & Boutique. Vidogi provides a full range of hair services including cuts, color, perms and extensions, along with skin care, make ... Read More

  • Business Cards Dos and Don’ts

    When someone networks as much as I do, they undoubtedly come across many business cards. Some stick out in my mind as very professional, while others are nothing short of just awful. Below are some basic Dos and Don’ts to help you land in the “professional” pile! Do: Do include your website, professional email, phone number and company name. If you’re looking for a job, include all of the ... Read More

  • Independent Mystery Shoppers Coalition Praises Eagle Eye and Its Back-End System, Talon

    Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence has been working tirelessly in the mystery shopping world, developing a system that delivers beneficial and immediate results to retail and service industry clients while making the mystery shopper’s job easier, too. It has developed its back-end system, Talon to serve as a state-of-the-art CRM to best address the unique needs of its mystery shoppers and clients. In ... Read More

  • Girl Friday Assists Business Owners and Professionals to Help Them Maximize Productivity

    If you own a small or mid-size business you have probably felt that you could use an extra set of eyes and hands to help you with various business tasks and errands. Local business Girl Friday has the solutions that help business owners on a daily, weekly and monthly level. Owner and founder of Girl Friday, Kari Holt is keenly skilled when it comes to matching up one of her personal assistance wit ... Read More

  • Spotless Carpet Care Offers 20 Percent Off Cleaning Services for the Months of January and February

    Owner of Spotless Carpet Care, Steve Cordell always keeps an eye on every aspect of his carpet cleaning company. As a special thank-you to our readers, he is extending a special 20 percent off of any carpet or upholstery cleaning service. Cordell has built his company with great pride and a focus on customer care and providing a valuable service that is executed with skill. He also ensures that bo ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Announces Its Signature Line of Craft Beers Brewed at SunUp Brewing

    Craft 64 in Old Town Scottsdale has been wowing fans, followers and beer aficionados since it opened nearly one year ago. In a release of fantastic news, Craft 64’s owner and operator James Swann has announced that it will now brew its own line of beers at SunUp Brewing. Three carefully brewed beer selections will be available in just a few short weeks at Craft 64 and since Swann is one of the m ... Read More

  • Artist Dyana Hesson Featured at Desert Botanical Gardens January 29 through May 22, 2016

    Career retrospective entitled “Return to the Desert, Celebrating the First 25 Years"Dyana Hesson, one of the Southwest’s most beloved botanical artists, will be celebrating her 25th year retrospective at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix from January 29 through May 22, 2016.“Return to the Desert, Celebrating the First 25 Years” will showcase the evolution of her original works as the ... Read More

  • Verve Wellness Center Offers Complete and Comprehensive Health Care in One Location

    Verve Wellness Center is a unique medical practice that incorporates traditional medical, naturopathic care, physical therapy, dental and chiropractic services all in one place. Verve Wellness is the brain child of Dr. David Warkentin, whose vision was to create a comprehensive medical practice where his patients could be seen for just about anything. The practice was founded in 2001 in Mesa and h ... Read More

  • Bob the Psychic Creates a Positive and Engaging Psychic Experience for His Clients

    Having a session with Bob the Psychic is a fun, insightful and often surprising experience. As he channels his messages, his clients never really know what communications might be relayed. Whether someone is seeking information or insight into their job, love life or perhaps to reach out to someone who has passed on, Bob the Psychic has a natural ability and talent to bring positive and inspiratio ... Read More

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