For more than 15 years, Nick's Italian Restaurant has been a favorite of North Scottsdale residents. Whether you're in the mood for veal, fish, pasta, or pizza, Nick's has something for everyone. » Read More
18° Neighborhood Grill is an exciting, family friendly sports bar & grill located inside the Ice Den which nicely fills a niche in the community for a family-friendly restaurant serving high-quality food at moderate prices. With over 20 large screen TV's, a view of the Ice Rink and a made from scratch menu featuring house ground burgers, pizzas, kids menu, and daily food specials, every member of the family will have a great experience. » Read More
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Offering a modern and fresh take on Phoenix fare in a fun and festive atmosphere, Modern Margarita is the go-to restaurant in CityNorth in Phoenix. With an upscale, Mexican menu in a relaxed bistro setting, it is the perfect place to go for a great meal or after-work drinks. » Read More
Comfort food....delicous homestyle food that satisfies more than just your belly. Perhaps it means different things to different people, but when it comes to comfort food, nothing beats thequality and consistancy of recipes developed over years of experience That's something that Miracle Mile Delicatessan in Scottsdale knows all about! No matter what type of comfort food you're looking for, you'll be satisfied. » Read More
Are you committed to eating a fresher and healther diet? There is nothing healthier than selecting from over 80 fresh, delicious ingredients like crisp vegetables and lean meats and having them flash grilled before your eyes. » Read More
Scottsdale is a very young, wealthy and vibrant city. Separated into four major areas, the Central area, Northern, Downtown and South, there is always something going on in dining, drinking, culture and events. You might want to mark some of these destinations on your Scottsdale events calendar. » Read More
Paradise Valley launches 'Code Red' emergency phone system
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 04:00:10 PM
Early Friday, some Paradise Valley residents received a recorded call from Police Chief John Bennett, asking them to register for "Code Red," a high-speed emergency notification service capable of reaching citizens in minutes.
The system enables the town to communicate time-sensitive, personalized messages via voice, email and text messaging.
Scottsdale Mayor Lane touts city on China trip
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 03:45:09 PM
Mayor Jim Lane recently returned from China and Taiwan, promoting Scottsdale and visiting a hospital, science park and other locales, he said this week.
Lane said he wants to keep exploring a golf exchange of sorts between Scottsdale and Haikou, Scottsdale's sister city, in the Hainan Province of China.
Cave Creek board earmarks $250K for stadium renovation
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 12:45:09 PM
The Cave Creek Unified School District has set aside $250,000 to renovate the Cactus Shadows High School stadium complex, including installing a new grass football field.
The vote on Nov. 26 was not final approval for the repairs, but was more of a promise by the governing board to earmark the money now and approve the project when more definitive cost estimates are available, possibly in January.
Free Valley light-rail, bus rides offered for New Year's Eve partiers
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 11:30:08 AM
This New Year's Eve, a partnership between Valley Metro and a beer maker will make it easier for people to get from one place to another safely if they overdo it.
Coors Light Free Rides, a collaboration with MillerCoors, will offer free public-transit rides, including light rail and buses, for those who want to "freeze the keys."
ottsdale may add a Sister City from Kenya
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 10:45:09 AM
Pending City Council approval next week, Scottsdale plans to add another Sister City to its list of international relationships.
Uasin Gishu, a county in Kenya, is set to be the city's seventh Sister City said Scottsdale Sister Cities President George Hartz.
Taste of Cave Creek becomes more accountable, transparent
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 09:15:09 AM
Cave Creek's annual foodie event Taste of Cave Creek has become more accountable and transparent.
Finance Director Robert Weddigen released a report detailing this year's event at the Dec. 2 Town Council meeting, outlining the management and financial results, including revenue and expenditures.
Carefree will charge use tax on Internet buys starting in '14
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/06/13 08:45:08 AM
Carefree has adopted a use tax on Internet purchases that could bump year-end revenues.
The tax, from the state's Model City Tax Code, applies to online out-of-state purchases in which sales tax hasn't been collected. Exempt are purchases under $1,000 and prescription drugs. The Town Council in a 6-0 vote this week adopted the ordinance, which becomes effective in January.
Scottsdale Fire Department collecting Toys for Tots
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/05/13 12:15:09 PM
The Scottsdale Fire Department's annual Toys for Tots drive will run through Tuesday, Dec. 24.
This year, Scottsdale Fire is requesting more gifts for middle- and high-school-age youths.
Scottsdale plans second New York City advertising campaign
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/05/13 10:45:08 AM
Hundreds of thousands of football fans descending upon the New York City area for February's Super Bowl could catch a glimpse of Scottsdale as they ride the busiest subway system in the country.
The Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tourism marketing agency for Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, plans to unveil subway "wraps" for a second year in New York City, as well as similar advertising in Chicago.
12 more energy-efficient homes planned for DC Ranch in Scottsdale
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/05/13 10:30:15 AM
Cypress Development has broken ground on the second phase of Sterling at Silverleaf, featuring 12 homes priced from $2.2 million to the private golf community of Silverleaf at DC Ranch in Scottsdale.
The homes will be built to the same gold-level LEED-certified standards as the sold-out first phase of 16 villas.
Scottsdale won't let planned downtown nightclub open
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/05/13 10:30:11 AM
Scottsdale officials recently stopped the opening of an after-hours nightclub in the location that formerly housed Barney's Boathouse restaurant and bar in downtown's entertainment district.
In August 2011, the City Council recommended the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control approve a Series 6 liquor license for owner Chris Barnett to open the venue at 7341 E. Sixth Ave. Barnett told the council that he planned to operate the business as a family restaurant, not a bar or nightclub.
1 man dead following confrontation with Scottsdale police
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/05/13 08:30:08 AM
A man is dead following a confrontation with police inside a Scottsdale home late Wednesday.
Sgt. Mark Clark, a Scottsdale police spokesman, said it wasn't immediately clear if the fatal gunshot was self-inflicted or from an officer's gun.
Fountain Hills looking into damage from fuel spill
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/04/13 09:15:09 AM
A Nov. 17 fuel-truck spill in Fountain Hills has prompted ongoing cleanup efforts and discussion regarding the scope of contamination and remediation.
At its meeting Thursday, Dec. 5, the Town Council will receive an update and give possible direction regarding the incident, in which a ruptured United Petroleum Transports tanker spilled 2,300 gallons of gasoline at the drive-through between a McDonald's and Senor Taco, near Shea and Saguaro boulevards.
Paradise Valley begins process of updating wastewater fees
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/04/13 09:15:08 AM
Paradise Valley is beginning the process of updating its wastewater fee.
Finance Director Scott McCarty said the town has commissioned a study focused on its sewer service area intended to protect current customers from paying costs for system infrastructure that does not benefit them, and to cover the cost of future development.
Saguaro, Salt River girls have high basketball hopes
Source: AZCentral.com / Received: 12/04/13 09:00:16 AM
With only two seniors last season, not many people were picking Scottsdale Saguaro's girls basketball team to win a state championship.
But after grabbing a No. 8 seed in the Division II tournament, that's exactly what it did, upsetting top seed Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain in the quarterfinals and beating No. 6 Tucson Flowing Wells 49-38 in the final for the title.