The Levee Trail – A great family hike

Last weekend my wife and I were looking to take our two boys (ages almost 4 and 7) on a great little hike in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. One of the many things we love about living in Scottsdale is the ease of access to a ton of different outdoor activities. This article afternoon, we were […]

McCormick Ranch Railroad Park

I grew up in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area and I have a plethora of fond childhood memories of the McCormick Ranch Railroad Park. It really is a gem in the middle of the city. One that I frequent with my own children now. The park has two playgrounds, a train museum, two trains to ride, including […]

A family night out in Scottsdale

My family, wife and two boys, and I live in south Scottsdale just east of Old Town and we love it. We have been here 10 years and love the community and its amenities. While we do enjoy cooking at home, some nights that just ain’t happening, more often than not on a week night after […]

How to get around Phoenix without a map

It is a nightmare scenario that none of us wish for but must always prepare for. Your phone/GPS systems battery has died and you have to navigate a city you don’t know without technology. What do you do? What do YOU do!? Rest easy, the solution is right in front of you, at least in […]

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 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 […]