Fourth of July Events Around Scottsdale

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Not only is it the time to celebrate the independence of this great country but it is also a time for picnics, grilling, family and fireworks. While it is warm in the Valley in July there are many ways to still enjoy the celebrations and […]

San Francisco Giants 2014 Home Spring Training Schedule

Growing up in the Scottsdale area I have a lot of great memories of sitting in the sun with my father watching spring training holding my glove just hoping for the opportunity to catch a foul ball. Spring Training truly is a great time of year in Scottsdale. There is an abundance of beautiful weather, […]

Where to eat near Scottsdale Stadium

There are a ton of great places to eat in Scottsdale. So below is a map of some of the restaurants located with in a couple miles of the Scottsdale Stadium. It is not nearly a complete list but will give you some of the highlights and put you in the right areas. Here are […]

Homes for sale near Scottsdale Stadium

Scottsdale Stadium is the Spring Training home of the San Francisco Giants and is situated on the edge of Old Town Scottsdale. There is a good mix of homes near the stadium anything from an upscale modern condo to a 1960’s built red brick Hallcraft home. There are excellent schools, shopping, parks, walking/biking paths and […]

2014 Scottsdale Christmas Tree Collection

Now is the time that the Christmas tree comes down, the holiday comes to an end and the new year begins. So, what do you do with that old tree anyway? Recycle it, of course. Scottsdale’s citywide Christmas Tree Roundup is the week of January 6-11, 2014 so have your stand, ornament and light free […]

Upcoming Scottsdale Shred events.

Update: This list has been updated with the 2018-2019 dates. Note they are not always on the first or last Saturday.  The events will be on Saturdays from 7-10am at the location mentioned below. September 8th, 2018 October 6th, 2018 November 3rd, 2018 December 8th, 2018 January 5th, 2019 February 9th, 2019 March 2nd, 2019 […]

Scottsdale Library…’Where The Wild Things Are’

I don’t know about you but the art of Maurice Sendek and the book Where the Wild Things Are bring back a flood of childhood memories, so I am very excited that this exhibit is going to be free and so close to home. The Scottsdale Civic Center Library is hosting the “Where the Wild […]

Scottsdale Scenes: Chaparral Park

Scottsdale is one of those fortunate cities that has an abundance of parks and open space for its residents to enjoy the nearly year round beautiful weather.  One of the 11 community parks that the City of Scottsdale has and part of its Indian Bend Wash park system is the 100 acre Chaparral Park.  Located […]