Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale, Nov. 17-19, Nov. 24-26
Nov15

Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale, Nov. 17-19, Nov. 24-26

November 12, 2017 Courtesy Sonoran Arts League Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale is set for Nov. 17, 18 & 19 and Nov. 24, 25, & 26 Non-profit Sonoran Arts League’s free self-guided tour features 174 artists in 44 studio locations in Cave Creek, Carefree, and North Scottsdale CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (November 11, 2017) – Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour and sale, Hidden in the Hills (HITH),...

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Happy Thanksgiving. Ted Talk on Gratitude
Nov15

Happy Thanksgiving. Ted Talk on Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving from The Peak, GPPA, and Friends of the Scenic Drive. It is a good day to think about the importance and beauty of our natural environment. Take a break and enjoy this Ted Talk about gratitude.   Happy Thanksgiving – Ted Talk on Gratitude About Ted.Com Visit Website According to its website, “TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or...

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Scottsdazzle Events Brighten Downtown Beginning Sat., Nov. 25th
Nov15

Scottsdazzle Events Brighten Downtown Beginning Sat., Nov. 25th

November 21, 2017 Courtesy City of Scottsdale Scottsdazzle brightens the holidays Scottsdazzle returns this Saturday, Nov. 25, bringing a monthlong celebration of unique events, entertainment and visual treats to Downtown Scottsdale. Join us at 7 p.m. Saturday for a unique tree lighting and community sing-along at the Scottsdale Waterfront. Watch Scottsdazzle Video City Council members and other dignitaries will be on hand to lead the...

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A True Adventure Story for the Holidays
Nov15

A True Adventure Story for the Holidays

November 15, 2018 Prologue Finding the Way with Humor and Optimism After every big holiday meal, a member of my family will say, “We should go for a walk.” When that happens this year, I’ll surely mention the story below. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to go for a three-mile walk in downtown Scottsdale with your eyes closed? The thought has probably never crossed your mind, but if you took such a risky stroll and survived,...

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Peak Tribute to the Life of Morrie Chernis
Apr24

Peak Tribute to the Life of Morrie Chernis

April 14, 2017, Updated April 21 When you look at Pinnacle Peak remember Morris Chernis and think about the good work that he did for Pinnacle Peak Park, Scottsdale, and our community.  Morrie moved to Scottsdale in 2000 and it was not long before Pinnacle Peak captured his attention and heart. He founded Friends of Pinnacle Peak Park, a group of local resident volunteers whose mission is to assist Scottsdale in maintaining the...

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