Scottsdale’s Phantom Parking

In a Scottsdale Republic article yesterday, reporter Beth Duckett asks the question, “Could downtown Scottsdale get paid public parking?” It’s too bad that Beth’s editors don’t allow her more time to really dig into issues like this, because the problem isn’t lack of parking…it’s Mayor Lane and the City Council continuing to support increasing density […]

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Woe Hotel Scottsdale

A ScottsdaleTrails veteran reader forwarded me a link this morning to the Yelp review page for Shawn Yari’s W Hotel, epitome of Bar District lodging (i.e., ridiculously-priced for ho-hum amenities and customer service). I can’t imagine living anywhere within a half-mile of it (or anywhere else in the Bar District…fortunately, I’m just outside that radius), let alone […]

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Scottsdale’s Political Entrepreneurs

Some time ago ScottsdaleTrails reader MK introduced me to the term “political entrepreneur.” It has been so long that my one-man-band publishing model has lost track of the journalistic article to which he was referring (remind me, MK, and I’ll post it as an update “comment). However, the recent coverage I’ve give to the financial […]

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