Category Archives: DRINKS & DINES

3TH {JANUARY} RECAP

The first 3TH (3rd Thursday Hangs) of 2018 took place at the happiest of hours offered by Arcadia’s news neighborhood hipster-pub, the Porch. Located on the southeast corner of Indian School and 40 th Street, this bustling new-ish joint offers an outstanding happy hour menu between […]

DAMN GOOD {FEBRUARY} DATE IDEAS

It’s February and the pressure is on to impress your S.O. with the perfect date. Go beyond the basic and make plans for an inspired outing. From chocolate covered – well just about everything to cocktails and concerts, and cowboy […]

DAMN GOOD {JANUARY} DATE IDEAS

It’s January and you’ve resolved to do better, dare I say – to date better. Start by breaking your rut – dinner and a movie, dinner and movie, lunch and a movie. Come on, people. You’re better than that. Don’t bore the […]

LOCAL LILY LOOK AHEAD {FALL} DRINKS, DINES & GOOD TIMES

This time of year the sun over the Sonoran desert cuts our days short, and I can’t help but succumb to the psychological rush of the holidays. This season I am stopping to smell the cinnamon pine cones – Who doesn’t love that burn, lol? First up is 3rd […]

LOCAL LILY LOOK AHEAD {SUMMER} DRINKS, DINES & GOOD TIMES

It ain’t all bad… If you’re a margarita glass half-full kinda person, then at least you know that the heat and humidity probably won’t get much worse until it starts to get better – and that’s only about 6 more weeks. Besides, there’s […]

Damn Good Date Ideas for Summer

  Planning the perfect date during mild months can prove tricky, and things only get worse when the weather warms to 100+ degrees. But don’t despair, there is still plenty of cool stuff do with your boo. From cult classic […]

Stick to Where the Sun Don’t Shine

When all else fails, go underground. The Valley is peppered with cold speakeasies and dark hole-in-the-wall spots offering tall, icy drinks and respite from the summer sun. Here are a few places where we seek seasonal salvation…   Rokerij in Arcadia /Phoenix […]

Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts

This weekend Downtown Tempe welcomes back the annual Spring Festival of the Arts for its 40th year. Personally, I’m due for a day of sunshine, live music, street entertainers and shopping artist booths from all over. I’m told this year there will be over 300 artists filling Mill […]

The Cocktail Society: Friday, April 7

Get your tickets for an event you will not want to miss…The Cocktail Society is invading the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center (7380 E. 2nd St. Scottsdale, AZ) on Friday, April 7th from 7-11 p.m. The best party you’ve never been too, […]