ARIZONA TOURISM

Arizona Tourism Industry Hit Record in 2017

  Record Tourist Visits Generated $22.7 Billion For Arizona in 2017   Arizona’s hotels, motels and other lodging venues hosted a record number of visitors, who spent a record amount of money last year, according to new research from the state’s Office of Tourism.   A strong economy, moderate gasoline prices, expanded international air routes
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Scottsdale Residents Are The Sixth Least Stressed

Scottsdale residents are the sixth least stressed among residents in 182 U.S. cities, according to a Wallethub study.   And apparently, it’s not about the golfing or great weather.    Cities were evaluated on four factors: work stress, financial stress, family stress, and health and safety.  The unemployment rate is 3.5 percent. That compares to a
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Rental Prices Keep Increasing in the Valley

  The cost to rent, whether it be a home or an apartment, has been increasing around Phoenix-Metro.   Need another reason to purchase instead of rent here in the valley? You’re probably paying more to rent than to buy.   Looking at single-family homes; According to Tina Tamboer with the Cromford Report: Rental prices
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FOURTH OF JULY IN PHOENIX | EVENTS

  Ready to celebrate the red, white and blue this 4th of July? Here’s where to wave a flag, enjoy a fireworks show and celebrate with the family around Greater Phoenix.   July 3 ANTHEM’S INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION Celebrate at Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration with the traditional fireworks display, fun rides, activities and festival food.
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Scottsdale Zipcode Has Highest Life Expectancy

Study: Scottsdale has highest life expectancy in the Valley   When it comes to adding years to your life, your ZIP code may be more important than your genetic code.   In the Valley, communities just 15 minutes apart have around a 15-year difference in life expectancy, according to new data from Virginia Commonwealth University
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Edible Cookie Dough Eatery Opens | Scottsdale

Unbaked An edible cookie dough eatery   Unbaked, an edible cookie dough eatery, will be the first brick and mortar dessert shop of its kind in Arizona. The locally owned and operated eatery opened to the public Father’s Day, with grand opening officially on Friday, June 22. The shop, specializing in safe-to-eat raw cookie dough is located
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7 Reasons Summer Is The Best Time to Visit Scottsdale

7 Reasons You Should Visit Scottsdale in the Summer The temperature’s not the only thing heating up   With temperatures frequently in the triple digits, you might wonder why anyone would want to visit Scottsdale, Ariz. during the summer. Maybe because it’s one of the best spa destinations in the world, boasting top resorts that are so
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Art Of Ice Cream Experience June 2018

  The Art of Ice Cream Experience is an immersive pop-up exhibit located in downtown Scottsdale.   An Instagrammers dream, the Art of Ice Cream explodes with color, texture, and interactive engagement. The spaces have themes like the Banana Split Room, The Toppings Room, the Popsicle Room and the Cone or Cup Room. Guests choose
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Lemon Shark Poke Coming to Scottsdale

Rapidly Growing National Poke Chain Landing in Scottsdale This Month     Poke joints are infiltrating the Valley at lightning speed. At a certain point, you have to wonder how rapidly these places are draining our oceans of fish. But it can be pretty good, and good for you. So the potential long-term detriments fall