Thursday, December 11, 2008

Tasteful, Thirsty... whatever you want to call it, it's Thursday!


**Let's face it, much of life is mundane.  Life is made up of thousands of daily "small stuff" tasks and chores that come and go like the tides of time** Dr. Richard Carlson


**Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be**


~Hotel Indigo's Tasteful Thursdays are a great place to start the evening with live music in the Divine Lounge from the band PHEED.  Enjoy acoustical renditions of your favorite songs while sipping on $5 martinis ad $5 house wines during the performance.  Comfortable seating, music, drinks, and a bon fire for the chilly nights!  


Stuff to do this evening...

-Phoenix Coyotes Vs. Minnesota Wild at Jobing.com Arena 

-Barrett-Jackson 38-Day Countdown at the W Hotel; sneak preview of the 2009 auction

-Free makeup class at Glam Lounge in Scottsdale, one class at 2 and another at 6 p.m. reservations requested 

-"Holiday Hustle" Hike at San Tan Mountain Park, 9:00 A.M. strenuous hike to the top of Goldmine Mountain

-AZ Wine Co. wine pre-sale, wine tasting along with cheese and charcuterie plates 6 - 8 p.m. on Scottsdale Road 

-Noches de las Luminaries has music, spiked hot chocolate, and other various drinking concoctions, which may very well make it one fantastic night; 7000 hand-lit luminaries.  For tickets and information http://www.dbg.org/index.php/lumi


Wanting to get your drink on....?

*Barcelona featuring David Hernandez from American Idol; dinner, dancing, and drinks make this place a great spot for a fun night out

*Majerle's Sports Grill in Phoenix presents "Grown and Gorgeous Thursdays" playing old-school, hip-hop, and R & B hits.  Various drink specials.

*The Voodoo Lounge Dance Club in Scottsdale; kitchen, bar, and music from DJ Excell

*Saddle Ranch Chop House in Old Town has it's "Battle of the Bull Competition" for cash prizes.  This is during happy hour, from 4 - 6 p.m. 


Thursday Food Specials....

^Thursdays are wing nights at Zipps Sports Grill and boneless wing night at Buffalo Wild Wings

^Sassi in North Scottsdale has specialty pizza and pasta dishes that are paired with wine for a great price on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays


~Looking for a holiday cater? Many restaurants offer catering, here is a list of places ranging in price and cuisine....The Painted Horse Cafe, Chompie's, Sportsman's Fine Wines and Spirits, and many more.... http://phoenix.metromix.com/restaurants/roundup/13-spots-for-holiday/827842/content


**Star spotting in Old Town Scottsdale as the movie "Middle Men" is being shot around Scottsdale; starring Luke Wilson and Giovanni Ribisi... hopefully you can catch the cast and crew out and about this weekend**