Monday, January 12, 2009

*Hope that everyone had a quiet, if not quiet, hopefully enjoyable weekend*


*Life is simple, it's just not easy*


*Life will always be what we make it*


~Don't over schedule allow for some downtime this Monday evening...


Don't make it just another maniac Monday...

-Giligin's happy hour from 4 -7 PM with $2 well drinks, wine, and domestic pints

-Canal happy hour from 4-7 with it's beautiful view in Old Town Scottsdale and it's sweet deals on appetizers and drinks this is a great place to meet with friends

-Stingray Sushi with sushi rolls priced between $2 and $5.50, sake for $1.50, Kirin drafts for $3, and fishbowl-sized drinks for $8 you can't go wrong during this happy hour

-Tru Mondays at Six Lounge with DJ's and various drink specials

-Karaoke at El Dorado Bar and Grill

-Uncorked has half-price glasses of wine and wine flights in a casual hangout  


Scottsdale Restaurants to check out if you haven't already

-Hiro Sushi with a classic menu and a chef-owner who knows exactly what he is doing

-Blu Burger Grille where you an build your own burger

-The Lodge in Scottsdale which gives you the feel of a mountaintop ski lodge 

-Benihana which is my favorite Japanese Steakhouse in the valley


-Yogurtology in North Scottsdale on Frank Lloyd Wright and Thompson Peak Parkway is a great place for dessert where you get to build your own yogurt, toppings and all

-Sweet Republic which has ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet made with natural ingredients 


Poker Spots on Monday Night

-Fibber Magees Irish Restaurant and Pub in Chandler

-Bunkhouse Saloon in Phoenix


In Sports...

-Our Arizona Cardinals played a fantastic game verse the Carolina Panthers to take them into the conference championship on Sunday January 18th here at the University of Phoenix Stadium, GO CARDINALS!  

-Suns beat the Clippers on Sunday 109-103, GO SUNS!


Valley Events

*Barrett Jackson car auction at WestWorld now through the 18th

*John Legend is performing at the Dodge Theatre on Thursday the 15th

*Glitter and Glow Block Party will show 1.5 million lights along with hot air balloons down 12 blocks on Saturday the 17th 

*Katy Perry coming to Phoenix February 3rd at the Marquee Theatre