Monday, February 2, 2009

*Just Another Manic Monday and were all back to work after our Arizona Cardinals took a tough loss in the Super Bowl, but they did well and they'll be ready to play tough again next season*

"The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend" ~ Abraham Lincoln

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us " Helen Keller

After a plethora of events around the Valley this week might seem a bit more relaxing so enjoy some R&R and check out these less talked about events...

Places to see and be seen on Monday Nights
-Manic Mondays at the Crown Room with a variety of specials from $85 bottles to $1 drinks for ladies until 11 also free transportation is provided by Regency Transportation
-Cream Stereo Lounge is the only Industry Night in Old Town Scottsdale on Mondays
-Tru Mondays at Six Lounge with vodka, beer, and martini specials
-Karaoke at El Dorado Bar and Grill... pick your favorite song and sing your heart out!
-Uncorked is a great hangout with half-price glasses of wine and wine flights

Live Music Spots on Mondays
-Live jazz music nightly at the Hyatt in Gainey Ranch
-Mastro's Ocean Club in Kierland features Steve Kostakes playing smooth jazz and blues in the O Bar
-Enjoy live R&B and Motown Music at Char's Has the Blues in Phoenix
-Michael Reed at Eddie V's Edgewater Grille in Scottsdale with Kenny Poe and Johnny Carrasco

Monday Poker Spots
Fibber Magees Irish Restaurant and Pub in Chandler
Bunkhouse Saloon in Phoenix

Looking for something special to do on Valentines Day? Here are a few ideas....
-Enjoy live jazz music, a beautiful outside/indoor patio with mountain, lake, and ocean view, a gondola ride at sunset, and a delicious meal... all of this at one place, The Hyatt Regency-Gainey Ranch
-Jungle Love at the Phoenix Zoo with cocktail hour, hors d'oeuvres, three course meal and "Jungle Love" Presentation, $70 per couple http://www.phoenixzoo.org/events/special_events/special_events_detail.aspx?ARTICLE_ID=100075
-Escape! Romance at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa with wine and cheese platter delivered, rose petal turndown, dinner for two, and breakfast for two

More Valentines ideas to come throughout the next week and a half!