Bye, Bye Borgata

An article in the Scottsdale Republic this morning cites the imminent demolition of Scottsdale’s iconic Borgata upscale shopping center to make way for a high-density housing project. Among the rationalizations the city will hide behind in approving this project: A traffic impact study concluded that the residential complex would generate less traffic than the commercial […]

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Another New Golf Clubhouse

Amy Wang reports on AZCentral this morning that ASU is planning to “close and redevelop” their highly-rated, Lyon Golf-managed Karsten golf course and move to Phoenix’s Papago Golf Club to take over management. Under the Michael Crow model of education, the value of the Karsten land has clearly exceeded the value of the course. There […]

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Randy Rogers on the Bar District

This “My Turn” appeared in today’s Scottsdale Republic: Safety of residents, tourists should be priority at bar gantlet It’s kind of hard to believe that a second-time offender, following a murder, gets away with “business as usual.” It wasn’t too long ago that as resi­dents of Scottsdale, we would go to Old Town, the original […]

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