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Is Scottsdale Losing Its Old West Appeal?

The Pinnacle Peak Patio restaurant will be closing next month. It follows other Old West-style facilities that’ve either closed or moved from Scottsdale, including Rawhide and Greasewood Flat.

So, is the self-described "West’s Most Western Town" losing its western-ness?

To find out, we turn to Rachel Pearson, vice president of community and government fffairs for the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.