Scottsdale Mayor Lane Writes… MAY 2018


    Texting 9-1-1 In Scottsdale Texting in an emergency is now an option in Scottsdale and across Maricopa County. Calling is still the best option when possible since voice calls allow the dispatcher to receive information quicker from the caller. Now, the texting option may provide ease for the deaf or hearing impaired, those […]

Local High School String Quartet To Join Touring “Beatles vs. Stones” Show On Stage


When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones — A Musical Showdown comes to the Virginia G. Piper Theater May 10, Scottsdale’s Chaparral High School String Quartet will join the professional musicians on stage to add some orchestral texture to the evening. The show pits Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction against rival Brit boys Abbey Road […]

Mayor Lane Writes… APRIL 2018


Mayor & Council Breakfast for the Arts The City of Scottsdale prides itself on being a community with a long-standing history and commitment to beauty, arts and culture. In celebration of that, my City Council colleagues and I are pleased to host a breakfast event at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday, April […]

Boutique Pilates Studio Opens In Scottsdale — Offers Members Specialized Reformer Fusion Workout, Discounted Membership


Club Pilates celebrated its grand opening in Scottsdale March 10. Located at 31313 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 100, the new studio offers members full-body workouts that improve posture, balance, flexibility and strength. To celebrate the new opening, Club Pilates North Scottsdale will offer 20 percent off membership for the first month and waive the wellness […]

Mayor Lane Writes… MARCH 2018


City of Scottsdale Boards and Commissions Opportunities More than 150 Scottsdale residents volunteer their time and expertise on one of the city’s 25 boards, commissions, task forces and committees. Bob Frost is just one of the many who serve. He currently chairs the McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission., and he has served on various commissions throughout […]

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Receives Grants To Support Engagement At Taliesin West


The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced that it is the recipient of several grants to fund vital technology updates and digital access opportunities for the community. The grants will allow Taliesin West to continue its evolution from a traditional house museum to an engaging site infused with interactive, technology-enhanced experiences. “We’re very excited that our […]

Fiber Artist Takes Up Residency At Old Town Scottsdale’s Livery


Erika Lynne Hanson has been an artist-in-residence at the Icelandic Textile Center and Alaska’s Wrangell Mountains Center. Now the textile artist is in the midst of a six-month Scottsdale Creates residency at the Noriega Stable Livery in Old Town Scottsdale. The Scottsdale Creates residency program is awarded by Scottsdale Public Art to promote interaction between […]

Area Allstate Agency Owners & Professionals Earn $21,000 Grant For New Life Center


Twenty-one Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and licensed sales professionals from Arizona came together to secure a $21,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit New Life Center. The grant will support New Life Center’s mission to provide high-quality programs that demonstrate respect for the individual and a serene environment in which families can heal and […]

North Valley Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Offices Host Toys for Tots Drive


Now through December 13, the Scottsdale Carefree and Pinnacle Peak offices of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are collecting toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Community members can drop off toy donations during business hours at the Scottsdale Carefree office located at 33765 North Scottsdale Road, Building A Suite 101, […]

Community Unites To Sample Sliders For A Good Cause


Valley slider lovers will unite this month to sample some of the most unique and tasty sliders in town — and all for a good cause. The 2017 Slider Throwdown will take place at Kierland Commons Sunday, November 12, from 12–3pm. Local food trucks such as Aioli Burger, Chicken & Waffles For the People, Cleveland Corned Beef, Emerson Fry Bread, Food Diva, Head to Hoof, […]