Everybody has a mother and we’d just love to meet yours! So bring “mommy dearest” (you can leave Joan at home!) to High Street this May and celebrate the lady who made ya in style! We’ve got fabulous options for outdoor and indoor Mother’s Day dining, drinks and gifts and more. Just check out what’s in store:

Trendy moms love to shop and indie boutiques are the perfect place to snag something special for mom this year! Check out 42 Saint bringing the boho harmony of New York’s Village combined with the sleek and sassy inspirations from L.A. to High Street; right here in North Phoenix. With an impeccable eye for the now and tomorrow, 42 Saint’s buyers are always on trend, (if not one or two!) steps ahead of the curve. You’ll find everything to make mom à la mode this season including women’s dresses & skirts, tops, tees & bottoms, denim, sweaters, outerwear and killer accessories — all with a distinct flair that says “I may be a mom, but I’m fashion forward as ever”! Enjoy an ice cold beer while you shop and ask them about their email list to keep ahead of the crowd in Scottsdale and Phoenix’s carefree couture scene!

Blue Martini Phoenix is a swanky alternative for moms, MILFs and cougars, so if your mama’s “still got it goin’ on”, consider a swanky tipple of the best martinis in Phoenix. Plus every Sunday enjoy their immaculate Happy Hour from 4pm – 8pm with half off all beverages and LIVE music.  If a crowded Sunday isn’t your scene, consider a weeknight indulgence with their “Wine & Dine” food pairings every Tuesday starting at 7pm with a decadently delicious, three-course tasting menu featuring premium vinos and a mouthwatering 3 course meal for mom!

For those wiseacre women out there who just love to laugh, may we suggest tickets for an evening of drinks, dinner and side-splitting hilarity at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy AZ? The award-winning Canadian comic opened this North Phoenix comedy staple last summer and continues to wow the crowds weekly with internationally-acclaimed comedic talent, tempting drink menu (including full bar) with no minimums — and a dinner style cabaret of unforgettable proportions!  Mother’s Day May 12th features a date with Monroe Martin LIVE stand-up comedy that’s guaranteed to make your mama pee in her pants. Well, maybe just a little.  Our favorite menu items include the Traditional Quebec Poutine, the Korean Burger and just about every single dessert on the menu. Enjoy the outdoor patio before or after the show and tell good, ol’ Rick that we sent ya!

With a recently refurbished patio, killer daily happy hour (including all day on Sundays), and some of the snappiest cuisine in town including sushi, award-winning burgers, salads and fantastic fusion options —Kona Grill on High Street in Phoenix is one of our go-to spots for drinks, dines and good times! Reservations are highly recommended for any weekend, and this Mother’s Day, Kona is bringing you an extra special prix-fixe featuring Hawaiian Snapper from May 8th through the 10th for just $32!  Can’t make it on Mother’s Day?  No worries!  For a limited time, Kona Grill is offering a special bonus on gift card purchases online or in-store.  From April 26th through May 10th, buy $50 in Kona Grill gift cards and receive a bonus $10 gift card to boot!

“Kona is bringing you an extra special prix-fixe featuring Hawaiian Snapper from May 8th through the 10th

La Bocca Wine Bar & Urban Kitchen is a year-round fave for wine connoisseurs and epicureans alike. This indie darling of the local restaurant scene continues to make waves with its wine list including everything from the approachable to the exotic, with weekly specials and chalkboard limited-time offers. Executive Chef Mark Dow cooks up amazing plates on the regular and La Bocca is known in the Phoenix area for its award-winning sangrias (Rojo, Blanco and Mixto), as well as their house-made ‘cellos, incomparable bruschetta platters, cheese plate and Mediterranean plates — and that’s just for starters! Affordable, comfortable, unpretentious and delicious are all keys to La Bocca’s success with their daily Happy Hour from 3pm-6:30.  On Sunday nights La Bocca offers half off wines by the bottle after 6:30pm, making La Bocca the place to celebrate your favorite lady this Mother’s Day.  Reservations are accepted via their website and we recommend them for any special occasion or groups of up to 14. Plus, bring your receipt over to M3V The Nail Bar on Mother’s Day for a FREE wine glass with any service!

SPECIAL OFFER! Bring your La Bocca receipt to M3V The Nail Bar and get a FREE limited-edition M3V wine glass for Mother’s Day with any service!”

From manis and pedis to mommy dates and quality time with the kids or your gal pals, M3V The Nail Bar is a sleek and stylishly designed nail spa that offers an unconventional version of classic nail services with distinctive, relaxing experiences served in a laid back and hip environment. Sip or tipple a signature cocktail, coffee, tea or soft beverage or beer while you relax and upgrade your game with professional technicians. Treat mom to an exciting ladies day out, and be sure to ask about their special Mother’s Day nail and manicure styles — completely on trend with the season and an indulgent way to tell your mother how much you care! SPECIAL OFFER! Bring your La Bocca receipt to M3V The Nail Bar and get a FREE limited-edition M3V wine glass for Mother’s Day with any service!

Mellow Mushroom Phoenix High Street is an evergreen fave for pizza lovers, vegetarian and gluten free types alike! Their accommodating menus offer a broad range of healthy eating options as well as their revered pizzas, appetizers and outstanding sandwiches. Plus, our Mellow Mushroom location on High Street has an ever-revolving rack of craft beer taps with daily and weekly selections, specialty craft brews and a full bar, so bring mom out to enjoy the weather and a drink and a bite on the patio or indoors at this jazzy pizza joint in North Phoenix.

If your mom likes some extra sabor in her celebrations, bring her to Modern Margarita on High Street for a tasty hand-made marg featuring house-made syrups, essences, fresh fruits and inspired ingredients like agave nectar, prickly pear extract, chile-infused spirits and more — plus 100% blue agave tequilas.  Modern Margarita also barrel ages their own House Reposado, so it’s sure to please even the most finicky of tequila tasters.  And don’t even get us started on their world-class menu!  Must-have-faves include their Hot Bean Dip made with black bean purée, tomato and Cotija cheese, their house-hacked guacamole, both the Veggie and the Steak Tostadas are to die for, and all of their tacos and bites (burgers and such) are simply sensational. Bringing the whole family out to honor mom? Ask your server about their ginormous Taco Flight featuring 15 assorted tacos served on a monster-sized board (to match their monster sized margaritas)!  ¡Olé!

Enjoy an after-dinner stroll around High Street to work off that amazing dinner you just ate, and stop by Mojo Yogurt & Coffee Phoenix for a delicious dessert, stimulating smoothie or a nice cuppa Joe! Mojo’s amazing yogurt bar offers myriad selections of probiotic, fro-yo goodness that you can customize with yards of specialty additions and toppings including fresh fruits, nuts, candy pieces, spunky sprinkles and more.  Then sit down for a spell on the comfy outdoor chairs and indulge in some amazing people watching on High Street while you savor your specialized snacks and drinks!

Ocean Prime Phoenix invites you “celebrate the best day in May” by indulging in their special Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner. Ocean Prime is renowned for their amazing steaks, seafood and specialty cocktails, and they’re opening early for brunch on Sunday May 10th at 11am. It’s a rare event indeed, and we highly recommend making your reservations now to make sure you get a spot for mom and the family. Did you know that our High Street location of Ocean Prime recently underwent a refreshing remodel and now boasts an all-weather dining terrace; perfect for warm days or cool nights here in the Valley of the Sun. So no matter what the weather this May, you can rest assured that your Mother’s Day dinner or brunch will be perfectly splendid at Cameron Mitchell’s famous Ocean Prime restaurant, bar and bistro.

Crafty is as crafty does, and we know quite a few moms we call the “Queen of Pinterest”.  If that describes your mother’s creative talents, we recommend a jaunt on over to Pinspiration, “Where Community Meets Creativity”.  This one-of-a-kind space is a paradise for makers, crafters, DIY junkies and those who love the insanely cute projects they see on Pinterest, but don’t know where to begin.  Pinspiration is so easy and fun, and making something memorable together with friends and family leaves a lasting impression, so consider any of their awesome Pinspiration Projects, DIY Ideas for Mother’s Day  or stop in with mom for a drink or a bite while you make something delightful this season.  Plus, they offer bottomless mimosas for mom on May 12th, which is an extension of their weekly

Every woman likes to pamper herself every now, and we have the perfect place to treat mom to a fantastic afternoon of services and attention at Primp and Blow “A Blow Dry Bar”! In about 45 minutes, she’ll enjoy the best blow out she’ll ever have, along with a signature beverage to boot! From blow dry services to make-up to extensions and styles galore, Primp and Blow “A Blow Dry Bar” offers immediate luxury to the lady who brought you into this world, so treat her nice and schedule a session at our High Street location for your mother today!

If your mom’s the health-conscious type, consider a visit to the world’s only Sprouts Express Market here on High Street!  When Sprouts Farmers Market relocated their corporate offices to our neighborhood, they opened the first small-footprint Sprout’s Express in the world — right here!  Our little location is like a condensed gem containing many of the fabulous Sprouts items you love, including grab-an-go lunches, healthy snacks, beverages and bulk items.  If you’re in the neighborhood and just need a quick fix on the way to mom’s, or want to grab a gift card to put in her greeting card, Sprout’s Express Market is the perfect place to pop-in and get back to your productive schedule!

If your mom’s the type who likes to kick up some dust and wrangle a beer or two, try Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar Phoenix, now open here on High Street! Not only does Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar do a fantastic job at bringing homespun country to the north Valley with daily dancing, music and country & western DJ’s — their expansive menu is sure to fill your belly and feed your soul. With downhome favorites like Crispy Fried Mac & Cheese bites, Flash Fried Pickle Chips and Whiskey Girl Wings, the menu also offers lighter fare like Atlantic Salmon, Classic Grilled Chicken Caesar salad and house-smoked meats to treat and delight your mama in 2015. Check out their calendar of events for LIVE entertainment and tip your hat to a solid American experience this year.

From fantastic food, incomparable cocktails, indie shopping and pampering services galore, we invite you to spend Mother’s Day 2015 in Phoenix here with us on High Street in the North Valley. Located conveniently in North Phoenix near Scottsdale, we’re just off the Loop 101 between Tatum Road and 56th Street next to Desert Ridge Marketplace and the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. Our cozy, little strip is the perfect place to spend the day with family, treat yourself (and your mom), and get back home at a decent hour. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for the latest and greatest any time of year!