Scottsdale Heights gains final plat approval from City Council

An approval for the final plat of a 54-lot residential subdivision in north Scottsdale, which is on the former Carefree Studios site, has been [...] Continue Reading →

Alley: Who really speaks for south Scottsdale?

I walked in to the standing room only council meeting about five minutes before its scheduled start. It was Wednesday, Dec. 12, and on the agenda [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council OKs Papago Plaza revitalization pursuit

A development lauded to transform the defunct 1960s Papago Plaza in south Scottsdale has unanimously passed Scottsdale City Council. On [...] Continue Reading →

Vociferous residents turn noses up at Scottsdale’s Rockbar patio renewal

An outdoor dining license agreement for Old Town Scottsdale establishment, Rockbar, has been approved by City Council, despite push-back from [...] Continue Reading →

Dec. 11: The day Scottsdale closed the Desert EDGE chapter

Tuesday, Dec. 11 may be a turning point atop Scottsdale City Council as the governing board — for once and for all — put an end to [...] Continue Reading →

Alexander: Papago Plaza’s redevelopment doesn’t do enough for Scottsdale

Here’s a rendition of the proposed Papago Plaza redevelopment plan, with full details in the link. It replaces nearly 120,000 square feet of [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale City Council to host pancake breakfast fundraiser

The Scottsdale City Council is hosting a pancake breakfast with hopes of raising funds for the Scottsdale Historical Society. The breakfast is [...] Continue Reading →

Papago Plaza rebirth seeks to be keystone to south Scottsdale revitalization

Papago Plaza — the site of what was once eye-catching pink stucco buildings on the corner of McDowell and Scottsdale roads — may soon [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale authorizes Goodguys Southwest Nationals WestWorld contract

The Scottsdale City Council approved on consent the Goodguys Southwest Nationals WestWorld event agreement, making way for a pair of Goodguys [...] Continue Reading →

City Council approves The Saguaro Hotel outdoor dining revocable license

The Saguaro Hotel outdoor dining revocable license agreement was recently approved on consent by Scottsdale City Council. The adopted resolution [...] Continue Reading →