14 PEORIA, ARIZONA • www. visitpeoriaaz. com ENTERTAINMENT ties for the entire family," said Diana Bedient, executive director of the Peoria Chamber of Commerce. " Plus, there's great nightlife for adults in this area." Northern Peoria Travel north toward Peoria's award-winning Vistancia community, you'll find new retail meccas such as the Lake Pleasant Towne Center, which boasts popular national stores such as Kohl's, Best Buy, Ross and Pier One. Nestled near Lake Pleasant lies one Arizona's newest luxury resorts, Cibola Vista Resort and Spa. This resort offers luxury accommodations and amenities, rejuvenating spa services, golf, horse-back riding, hiking and more. Shopping destinations You can enjoy shopping, pausing for a bite, shopping some more, and then going to dinner and a movie at one of the area's unique malls. Whether you visit Arrowhead Towne Center's more than 170 shops, its eateries, department stores and AMC Theater, or mall favorites at Arrowhead Crossing, or Park West's spe-cialty retailers, restaurants and Harkins Theatre, you're sure to have a fulfilling day. Add the malls' frequent special events into the mix — concerts, kids' programs and more — and your day at the mall will never be dull. But it can be quite relaxing: Park West's lifestyle and entertainment-oriented open- air design includes two beautiful parks and outdoor fireplaces. " Shoppers find tree- lined streets, and beautifully designed reflecting pools and architecture," said Jean Ahsmuhs, Park West's marketing manager. Just for kids… or kids at heart Looking for a fun chill and thrill? Check out Polar Ice Peoria and the Rollerplex Entertainment Center. Polar Ice Peoria, located in the Arrowhead Entertainment District next to the Peoria Sports Complex, is a family- oriented facility offering ice skating, instruction, hockey leagues and birthday parties. Peoria's Rollerplex, on 75th Avenue just south of Bell Road, harkens back to rollerskating rinks of old… but with a state- of- the- art spin. Rollerplex also offers league play, parties and open skating. For even more fun, Rio Vista Recreation Center inside Rio Vista Community Park offers indoor racket sports, gymnasiums, and fitness center and game rooms. ? At the festivals Stroll along the City Hall Municipal Campus to enjoy two- and three-dimensional art, relax to the sounds of jazz, blues, rock and classical music, and sample a wide variety of food at Peoria's Festival of the Arts every March. Peoria Performances in October and April offer a wide variety of musical entertainment in an outdoor setting at the City Hall Amphitheater. Old Town's Holiday Festival brightens December with carolers, lighted trees and actual snow. The All- American Festival boasts one of the largest July 4th fireworks shows in the Valley. For more information, go to www. peoriaaz. gov/ specialevents Feeling Irish? Check out one of the city's newest eateries, Lis Doon Varna Peoria Irish Pub. Much of the interior of this authentic Irish pub was designed and constructed in Ireland before being shipped to Peoria. Additional interna-tional venues include Cucina Tagliani's fresh, homemade Italian food, plus Asian, Southwestern, steakhouse, barbecue and casual bar fare. " There are entertainment opportuni- CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 Peoria hosts year-round events and festivals. Looking for Comfort & Support with Style? Now there's a Solution Glendale/ Peoria 6750 W. Thunderbird Road, Suite 106 | 623.776.0430 HOURS: MON- FRI 10- 6 • SAT 10- 5 Mention this Ad for $ 10 OFF any shoe or Custom Arch Support At Foot Solutions we carry Chung Shi, Spira, Brooks, Finn Comfort, MBT and many other brands of shoes designed to combine Fashion with Function. Whether you are looking for athletic, dress, casual or walking shoes, let our knowledgable staff fi t you with the right shoes for your feet and watch your pain disappear.
Dining Directory 3 Tomatoes & A Mozzarella 8258 W. Thunderbird Rd., Suite 206 623- 878- 1116 5 & Diner 7541 W. Bell Rd. 623- 979- 3073 Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy 16092 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr. 623- 878- 8282 Ah- So Steak & Sushi Bar 16610 N. 75th Ave., No. 104 623- 487- 8862 Applebee's 8001 W. Bell Rd. 623- 878- 1410 Ballpark Pizza 7615 W. Thunderbird Rd. 623- 979- 8222 Big Heng Chinese 7530 W. Peoria Ave. 623- 334- 9888 BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse 9748 W. Northern Ave. 623- 772- 6470 Campbell Mercantile Cafe 9098 W. Pinacle Peak Rd. 623- 566- 8928 Cheesecake Factory 16134 N. 83rd Ave. 623- 773- 2233 Chili's Grill & Bar 7717 W. Bell Rd. 623- 979- 5850 10040 W. Happy Valley Rd. 623- 572- 0170 Der Kaffee Kuchen 9814 W. Peoria Ave. 623- 933- 0650 Dillon's Restaurant 8706 W. Thunderbird Rd. 623- 979- 5353 Don Lencho's 8420 W. Peoria Ave. 623- 487- 7086 Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 9712 W. Northern Ave. 623- 772- 9463 FuNuGyz 8378 W. Thunderbird Rd. 623- 487- 1271 Good Life Cafe 8267 W. Lake Pleasant Pkwy. 623- 561- 1985 Grimaldi's Coal Brick- Oven Pizzeria 9788 W. Northern Ave., Suite 1440 623- 486- 4455 Heidi's Brooklyn Deli 8360 W. Thunderbird Rd. 623- 412- 8100 IHOP 8359 W. Bell Rd. 623- 412- 1001 Lakeside Bar & Grill 9980 W. Happy Valley Rd. 623- 566- 1470 Le Rhone Restaurant Bar and Supper Club 9401 W. Thunderbird Rd. 623- 933- 0151 Magdalena's Tex Mex 16140 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr. 623- 412- 7644 Mike's Rigatoni Bistro 8215 W. Bell Rd. 623- 979- 0900 On The Border- Arrowhead 7873 W. Bell Rd. 623- 878- 7050 Paradise Bakery & Cafe 9918 W. Happy Valley Rd. 623- 889- 3308 Peoria Cafe 8405 W. Peoria Ave. 623- 979- 7873 Red Brick Pizza 9832 W. Northern Ave. 623- 772- 9986 Red Lobster 7921 W. Bell Road 623- 487- 1570 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 16233 N. 83rd Ave. 623- 334- 4600 Satara Thai Cuisine 8350 W. Paradise Lane 623- 979- 9696 Sandbar Mexican Grill Peoria 9868 W. Northern Ave. 623- 877- 6444 Shanghai Grill 9044 W. Union Hills Dr., Suite 101 623- 825- 3388 Sushi Yuki 8345 W. Thunderbird Rd., Suite 111 623- 334- 2335 Top Shelf Mexican Food Cantina 21910 N. 83rd Ave. 623- 561- 0050 Wild Horse West 8415 W. Carefree Hwy. 623- 566- 0740 Accommodations Directory Cibola Vista Resort 27501 North Lake Pleasant Rd. 623- 889- 6700 Comfort Suites 8473 W. Paradise Lane 623- 334- 3993 Extended Stay America 7345 W. Bell Rd. 800- 398- 7829 Hampton Inn 8408 W. Paradise Lane 623- 486- 9918 Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 16771 N. 84th Ave. 623- 853- 1313 La Quinta Inn & Suites 16321 N. 83rd Ave. 623- 487- 1900 Ramada Inn 8955 NW Grand Ave. 623- 979- 7200 Residence Inn by Marriott 8435 W. Paradise Lane 623- 979- 2074 FLEMINGS PEORIA, ARIZONA 15