South Scottsdale is nothing like the palm trees-and-golf courses luxury destination you expect it to be. My neighborhood is full of abandoned and disused property. … Read the rest
Papago Plaza in Scottsdale is all but abandoned these days. And don’t think for a second that’s not by design.
The exodus of businesses from … Read the rest
Something new happened in Scottsdale, and already a snobby sliver of the population is complaining. The “something new” I’m talking about is the rise of … Read the rest
I don’t usually do photo-only posts. But I snapped a nice shot from the nighttime storm that rolled into Phoenix. I’m not sure if this … Read the rest
When I was in Australia and New Zealand, I discovered flat whites and the joy of savory snacks along with coffee. Here in the U.S., … Read the rest
There’s a new craft beer place popping up every few minutes in Scottsdale. Or it at least seems that way. Right now, I can think … Read the rest
A recent tweet by Arizona Central, the online home of The Arizona Republic, got me thinking about the worst things about living in Scottsdale.… Read the rest
I’m not used to being confused while mountain biking near the Pima & Dynamite trails in Scottsdale. But today” Flumoxed, mixed up, mystified. Like “watching … Read the rest
I got wrapped up in a story about dead malls via LinkedIn.com. Why are Malls Getting Mauled” saysÂ mega-shopping centers are endangered.
My city of … Read the rest
[Sept. 15 Update:Â An alert Twitter user (Yes, I still refuse to say “Tweep”) pointed out an article on Aero-News.net claiming that Top Gun … Read the rest
I was hanging around having a hot dog at the Weenie Wagon; then I heard the phrase of the day from a guy who works … Read the rest
NOTE: A lot has changed since I published this. The area has a new name, which is Brown’s Ranch. I’ve also posted an update with … Read the rest