Thirsty Lion heads to Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace in north Phoenix will add Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill later this year on the southwest side of marketplace, marking the 10th restaurant to join shopping center since its $22 million transformation in 2017. “Desert Ridge Marketplace continues to establish itself as the place to be in the North Valley, evidence of […]

Pigtails Cocktail Bar opens at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Pigtails Cocktail Bar has opened its first location at Desert Ridge Marketplace. The speakeasy-style craft cocktail concept is next to The Whining Pig Beer & Wine Bar, which opened in November. “This elevated speakeasy perfectly aligns with the evolution of Desert Ridge Marketplace and our commitment to provide unique concepts to the North Valley community,” […]

Comic-themed restaurant to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix, announced Tuesday, Jan. 8 Mexico-based ComicX will be opening its first U.S. location at the center this summer. Filled with memorabilia and collectibles of  superhero and villain characters, ComicX is a family-friendly restaurant and store that offers a blend of fantasy and reality, according to a […]

CB Live prepares to be the “hottest” Valley restaurant, venue

A Desert Ridge Marketplace restaurant and multi-use venue prepares to be “the hottest restaurant and entertainment venue in the Valley.” Tickets will go on sale 8 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26 at for Copper Blues Live (CB Live) set to open on Friday, Nov. 23, with a performance from local-gone-superstar and Saturday Night Live alum, […]

Tucson artist creates public mural at Desert Ridge Marketplace as part of series

Desert Ridge Marketplace is transforming into a living public art gallery during the Summer Mural Project where each weekend a new artist will have their turn to paint a unique public mural over a 12-week span. This past weekend’s artist was Victor Navarro of Tucson, who derives inspiration from colorful objects that are full of […]

Desert Ridge Marketplace to add 11,000-square-foot entertainment experience CB Live

The ownership group of Copper Blues and Stand Up Live in downtown Phoenix are debuting a new entertainment experience — CB Live — coming to Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., later this year. The entertainment destination will occupy more than 11,000 square feet of space across from Barnes and Noble in the district […]

Desert Ridge Marketplace to host Plein Air Painting Festival

Desert Ridge Marketplace and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance will host the inaugural Plein Air Painting Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at Desert Ridge Marketplace’s The District, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix. The festival will provide an opportunity for artists to produce original painted artworks live and […]

WWE’s Bella Twins open first pop-up shop at Desert Ridge Marketplace, empower women

WWE’s Bella Twins, Brie and Nikki Bella, will open their first pop-up shop for Birdiebee, which is their signature line of apparel, intimates, activewear and accessories on Thursday, May 3 at Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. The Birdiebee pop-up shop will be located in The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace near Dave […]

Renovations to Desert Ridge Marketplace now underway

Phoenix-based Vestar has begun the $15 million renovation of its shopping center Desert Ridge Marketplace at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in north Phoenix. First opened in 2001, Desert Ridge Marketplace served as the cornerstone in generating the Desert Ridge master plan, providing residents and families with a mixed-use destination for shopping, dining and entertainment, according […]

Renovated AMC Desert Ridge 18 shows Dory After Dark double feature

Movie-goers can sit in plush, power-reclining seats to watch a special “Dory After Dark” double feature of Finding Nemo followed by Finding Dory at 9 p.m. on June 16 in the renovated AMC Desert Ridge 18. The theatre located at Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix, will host a special screening of […]