Here’s To Health!

With the New Year now upon us, it seems like we have instantly gone from the carefree indulgences of the December holidays to the urgency of having to set resolutions, most of which center on leading a healthier lifestyle. But what really defines health? When prompted with the phrase “Health Is…” one could indeed come up with a vast array…

Lifestyle Publications “Meet and Eat” Event

RA Sushi graciously hosted both North Scottsdale Lifestyle and Paradise Valley Lifestyle magazine's "Meet and Eat "at their new location on N. Scottsdale Rd. Guests indulged in delicious food on the spacious patio as they enjoyed conversation and making new connections.

31st Annual Sterling Awards

Four very deserving Valley businesses were the proud recipients of the coveted Sterling Awards, presented by the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce during a lively ceremony at the Embassy Suites Resort Scottsdale. Peter Jordan Photography

6th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships

What is sure to go down as the best polo event Arizona has ever hosted, this eight-hour long soiree saw both locals and visitors alike flock to Scottsdale to partake in a day of lively entertainment. Photography Dave Seibert

Scottsdale Art’s Annual ARTrageous Benefit Gala

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts welcomed over 500 guests for this art-filled evening of entertainment headlined by multi-platinum-selling artist Michael Feinstein, and featuring a decadent three-course meal with drinks flowing freely. Photography Casey Sapio

Healthy LifeStars StepUp4Kids Auction Dinner

This positively nourishing event benefitting the LifeStars Challenge, a program aimed to bring awareness to childhood obesity and teach families about fitness and nutrition, saw guests dine on a freshly-prepared dinner and mingle throughout the evening. Dana Gibbons Photography

Concierge Medicine: A New Approach to Healthcare

The inefficiencies of the current state of our health care system are well known, and as general practices and physicians have had to take on an increasing number of patients in an effort just to meet their budgetary needs, it is the quality of interaction with their patients that has been sacrificed. In an effort to return that focus back…

Wrapped and Ready to Go

When Steve Cortez began Cortez Visual in 1997, it was a simple graphic design firm that he operated from his home, which specialized in designing company logos, business cards and brochures. “I had done a few vehicle wraps, but back then it was completely different,” Steve explains. “I used to have to go and physically draw a vehicle and then…

Arizona Helping Hands Holiday Event

Santa, Mayor Lane and others were on hand to fill Santa’s Sleigh at Arizona Helping Hands on November 30 in partnership with the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce. Holiday toys will be provided to thousands by AHH this month.

January 2017 Around Town

The Scottsdale community of Desert Village received a much-needed facelift. Wild Mare Designs developed a branding plan with DV’s Board of Directors that set out to re-design their neighborhood in a way that would capitalize on its great location, update its look, and ultimately improve their property values. The neighborhood was built in the late 90’s and is located in…

Finding Inner Strength

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get into shape, Scottsdale’s Pulse Fitness is here to help. From getting enough sleep to not buying processed food, here are some key tips for leading a healthier lifestyle from Fitness Director at personal training studio Pulse Fitness, Brent Moore, that will last you into 2017 and beyond.

Getting Healthy With HYPOXI

Valley residents searching for a new exercise method to kick off the new year with will find exactly what they’re looking for in HYPOXI. HYPOXI is a unique training method that was founded in 1997 by a sports scientist in Austria, and has since expanded into more than 50 countries. The first Arizona location opened in 2015, in Scottsdale. Another…

Roll Your Way Into Healthy Eating

As we say hello to 2017, it’s time to say goodbye to unwanted pounds gained during the holidays! These easy, nutritious Veggie Rolls are a great way to kick-start your diet into full speed. The “no bake” rolls here are just as delicious as the ones you’ll find on the menu at popular Asian restaurants, and they are boosted with…

The Italians Are Coming

That’s right, Tomaso Maggiore is coming to North Scottsdale and opening his new restaurant, Tomaso’s II…. When in Rome, on the northeast corner of Pinnacle Peak and Scottsdale Road. If you’ve lived in the Valley awhile, you’ve undoubtedly heard of this legendary chef and restaurateur who brought authentic Italian cuisine to the desert.

Getting to Know Mallory Buxton, RN, BSN of Solos- Concierge Home Care

Will you tell a little about your background and how you got into the nursing field? I grew up on a farm in South Dakota; my father is a third generation farmer. Being the oldest of three girls, responsibility came naturally to me. I loved the sciences in school, so the medical field was a logical progression for me. My…

Boundless Bliss

Peru’s majestic 16th-century Inca ruins are a reminder of the mystic civilization that once ruled over the rugged Andean peaks and lush Sacred Valley for centuries. Once the Spanish conquered South America, that civilization all but disappeared. Inca traditions, however, can still be found woven into aspects of Peruvian life, including the country’s most luxurious spa treatments.