Biltmore Loan & Jewelry to Host 'Birkin King' Michael Tonello Thursday September 29

Birkin King

Calling all fashionistas and luxury handbag addicts! On Thursday, September 29th from 4pm to 8pm, meet Michael Tonello, author of Bringing Home the Birkin: My Life in Hot Pursuit of the World's Most Coveted Handbag, and hear straight from the 'Birkin King' about his amazing true adventures and world-wide quests for the exclusive Hermes Birkin handbag--and his success at cracking the...


Surprise Kicks Off Selfies with Seymour


To thank patrons for their continued support during the current Bell Rd. - Grand Ave. Interchange construction project in Surprise, Surprise Towne Center and Surprise Marketplace are hosting a contest series featuring $500 gift card giveaways every month between now and the completion of construction.  

A specially designed character, Seymour, will play the lead role in this contest series. He was created especially for the construction phase to assist shoppers with directions and construction updates. Seymour stands approximately eight feet tall and can be found at each Center on the Bell Rd. entrances at Westpoint Parkway.

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Shop and Receive Arizona Science Center Tickets


Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace are helping parents sneak in science and treat their kids to fun and valuable learning at the same time. Shoppers who spend $200 or more in the same day at the same shopping center can earn extra credit with two tickets to the Arizona Science Center (a $36 value), Customers can spend the day shopping, dining and taking in a flick, then swap their receipts at the centers’ Management Office for two free tickets to Arizona’s best spot for engaging young minds. Tickets will be valid for a one-time use now through Aug. 31, 2017. Other restrictions may apply.


Arizona Animal Welfare League Urgently Needs Dog Food


The Arizona Animal Welfare League is making an urgent plea to the community. They have completely run out of wet dog food that they use to help their skinny dogs put on much needed weight and their sick dogs take medicine. This food is used every day and is especially important for dogs who have been abandoned and/ or abused to make sure they are getting proper nutrients to heal.

The Arizona Animal Welfare League is asking the community to make donations of the wet dog food, preferably chicken flavored. You can have it delivered or drop it off to their main location at 25 N. 40th St. in Phoenix.


Sept. 3: OdySea Aquarium Opens


The opening of the highly anticipated OdySea Aquarium is planned for Saturday, Sept. 3. Located at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, it is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The two-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than two million gallons of water and accommodates over 10,000 visitors daily.

The OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park-style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry. The facility includes a 3D theater, SeaTREK™

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