Monthly Archives: February 2014

Arizona’s Scottsdale area has long been a preferred destination of Chicagoans looking to spend a few weeks or months away from the cold, wind, and snow. The absurdly frigid conditions of this past winter, of course, have made those among us known as “snowbirds” look downright brilliant in their decision-making. Along with the warm temperatures and blue skies, this community serves as the spring training home to three major league teams: the San Francisco Giants, the Colorado Rockies, and the Arizona Diamondbacks with other Cactus League clustered nearby.