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PARADISE VALLEY NEWS & OPINION
News
COVID-19

Scottsdale hosts free walk-in vaccination pop-up event Thursday

Those eligible who have not yet received their COVID-19 vaccine or need their second dose can attend a free event 2:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at Eldorado Park Community Center, 2311 N. Miller …
Politics

Paradise Valley politician resigns from LD28 seat

Legislative District 28 Rep. Aaron Lieberman, from the Town of Paradise Valley, announced Sept. 20 he is resigning from the state legislature to focus on his campaign for Arizona …
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10 years of Scottsdale Polo Party makes hoofprint in luxury sport

For the past decade, the sport of polo descends upon Scottsdale for one weekend in the fall — a fast, powerful and flashy event that has successfully etched a mark in the international athletic …
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Paradise Valley mayor opens up about fall objectives

Maintaining Paradise Valley’s original characteristics and values is at the top of Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner’s priorities. As the Town Council begins anew for the fall, Bien-Willner …
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Resort Living: At home in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley and Scottsdale are home to some of the top resorts in the world. But who needs resorts when you have a home like this? Nestled along the northern stretches of Paradise Valley, …
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Scottsdale City Council opens door to look at temporary housing

There is no disputing the need for temporary housing, but there was a dispute about how to properly address the issue as some elected Scottsdale officials point to a convoluted problem.
Sept. 11

Photos: Scottsdale’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony honors lives lost

On Sept. 11, members of Scottsdale’s community gathered at a local memorial tribute, marking 20 years since the terrorist attack on America. The ceremony featured Scottsdale Fire Department …
Community

Scottsdale relocates public art as Civic Center Mall restorations begin

Over the past two weeks, Scottsdale Public Art has been in the midst of an enormous job — moving 10 sculptures from the park area at Scottsdale Civic Center to make way for the city’s …
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Paradise Valley looks to Scottsdale to transport detainees to jail

Your ride downtown to county jail is worth about $220 to government coffers, a new agreement between two cities outlines. The Town of Paradise Valley and city of Scottsdale have drafted an …
Crime

Phoenix resident known as ‘Qanon Shaman’ pleads guilty to Jan. 6 charges

Jacob Anthony Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli, 34, of Phoenix, pleaded guilty on Sept. 3, to obstruction of an official proceeding, a felony, for his role in the crimes related to the breach of …
Opinion

You don’t have to dig deep into the draft copy of the Arizona Senate/Cyber Ninja audit report to confirm what I already knew – the candidates certified by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General – did, in fact, win. This means the tabulation equipment counted the ballots as they were designed to do, and the results reflect the will of the voters.  That should be the end of the story.  Everything else is just noise.

With Arizona marking September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we recognize the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on many stressors, including emotional hardships, that can impact the overall health and mental well-being of Arizonans. It has never been more important for us to stay connected to the people we care about.
Living in Paradise
Business
Restaurants

Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill opens wok restaurant in Scottsdale

Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, which serves “modern Asian cuisine with American flair,” expands its new concept in fast casual with full-service dining and brings it to Hayden Peak Crossing in Scottsdale.
Philanthropy

Pajama Drive: U.S. Egg partners with Arizona Helping Hands to aid foster children

U.S. Egg is teaming up with Arizona Helping Hands once again as the dynamic duo hosts a new toy and pajama drive for boys and girls in foster care here in the Valley of the Sun. Helping Hands is …

Cullum Homes hits $100 million mark

Scottsdale-based Cullum Homes announces it has hit the $100 million mark in business and hit the sell out point for one of its first high-end development.

CBRE negotiates sale of 2 north Scottsdale apartment communities for $312.5M

CBRE recently arranged the sale of the multifamily communities Ascend at Kierland and Elite North Scottsdale to The Ezralow Company for $312.5 million.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria helps fight to end childhood hunger

Throughout September, in honor of Hunger Awareness Month, guests who dine at any Grimaldi’s Pizzeria can donate to No Kid Hungry, a charitable organization to end childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need every day.
Education

On Sept. 10, Desert Canyon Elementary School invited Scottsdale’s first responders to campus to teach students about their jobs and duties, for the 7th Annual First Responder Community Heroes …

Five Notre Dame Prep students earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Entertainment
Attendees are encouraged to bring their dogs to Boo & Brew and show off their Halloween style for a chance to win the Doggie Costume Contest.

Scottsdale Quarter will hold 'Boo & New' community celebration, Oct. 18-23

Scottsdale Quarter will commemorate the completion of the final phase of the shopping center with a week-long community celebration.
“Masquerade” is the second in the Fountain Hills Theater concert series called “A Series of One-Night Stands.”

Fountain Hills Theater to present ‘Masquerade’ in concert series

Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N Saguaro Blvd., announces Masquerade as the second concert in the “A Series of One Night Stands.”
Pumpkin Nights will be held 4-9 p.m. on weekdays and 4-10 p.m. on weekends beginning on Thursday, Sept. 16 through Oct. 31 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hosts one-of-a-kind Pumpkin Nights Festival

Pumpkin Nights carves its way is back at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess so guests can enjoy many of their favorite fall-themed attractions including a pumpkin patch, a hay maze, characters and fall food.
Whitetip Reef Shark pups with mom.

OdySea Aquarium welcomes 3 Whitetip Reef Shark pups

OdySea Aquarium announces the birth of three healthy whitetip reef shark — Triaenodon obesus — pups including one male and two female pups.
Owner/curator Nicole Royse looks forward to celebrating the gallery's four year anniversary.

Royse Contemporary to celebrate 4-year anniversary, Sept.16

Royse Contemporary is hosting an intimate celebration for its four year anniversary from 6 to 9 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 16.

‘Remarkable Presence’ exhibit at Walter Art Gallery honors COVID deaths

“Remarkable Presence,” an immersive art installation and AR experience by artist Jen Urso takes place at Walter Art Gallery, will run Sept. 17 through Oct. 15, at 6425 E. Thomas Road, Scottsdale.
April 9, 2022: Sunny Days Class

The Hermosa Inn to host Mimosa & Monet classes

Mimosa & Monet is a monthly series of six painting classes, beginning Oct. 23, and running through April 9, 2022, at The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road in Paradise Valley.
Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main Street, in Old Town Scottsdale, invites guests to book a room or cabana and head to the OH Pool for entertainment for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend.

Local getaways taking reservations for Labor Day stays, events

Hotel Valley Ho and Mountain Shadows is gearing up for Labor Day weekend with everything from “Show Stopper” Shakes to Champagne saberings.

Scottsdale Arts showcases the student experience with COVID-19

Despite the many difficulties the pandemic has created, a group of Maricopa County high school students has spent the past school year taking this troubling time to create meaningful works of …

Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships announces party elements for Oct. 23 return

The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Presented by Talking Stick Resort, is making a splash with its return to the pitch by bringing “unusual” elements among and in between the …
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