Author: Courtney McCune

Courtney McCune

Courtney McCune is a Phoenix native and downtown resident. Her background is in writing, editing and content strategy, and she is thrilled to apply those skills to her position as managing editor for DPJ. Having grown up in downtown, she feels it's especially exciting to help tell its ever-unfolding story. Along with spreading the DPJ love, she enjoys biking, yoga, exploring Arizona (and the world), Crescent Ballroom bean & cheese burritos and taking in the many delights downtown Phoenix has to offer.


Explore Your Inner Geek at Phoenix Comicon

May 24, 2017 | By

Phoenix Comicon, the annual pop culture convention, converges on downtown Phoenix from Thursday, May 25 through Sunday May 28.

Crescent Ballroom’s 2nd Annual Bean Burrito Eating Contest

May 23, 2017 | By

Show off your burrito-eating prowess this Sunday, May 28 at Crescent Ballroom’s 2nd Annual Bean Burrito Eating Contest.

Get a Taste of Arizona Restaurant Week

May 17, 2017 | By

Enjoy prix-fixe menus at these central Phoenix restaurants and more during the spring 2017 edition of Arizona Restaurant Week, May 19-28.

Rev It Up at Trunk Space’s 4th Annual Indie 500

May 4, 2017 | By

Downtown venue The Trunk Space will celebrate 13 years with their annual Indie 500 music marathon, featuring 100 bands playing 500 songs in a row.

Enjoy a Rooftop View at Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

March 24, 2017 | By

Every Friday night, you can grab a drink and take in the breathtaking view from Floor 13, the rooftop sun deck at the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown.

Roosevelt Growhouse Makes Temporary Move to Knipe House Lot

February 7, 2017 | By

Through an approved agreement between Roosevelt Row CDC and the City of Phoenix, Growhouse will temporarily move their urban farm to 1025 N. 2nd St.

NB|AZ Fiesta Bowl Parade December 31

December 30, 2016 | By

Join in the festivities this Saturday, January 31 as the National Bank of Arizona Fiesta Bowl Parade moves through the heart of central Phoenix.

Whiskey Walk with MTM Concepts December 17

December 16, 2016 | By

Stroll through midtown Phoenix to enjoy whiskey cocktails at places like FEZ, Corduroy and more this Saturday at MTM Concepts’ Whiskey Walk.

‘A Winnie-The-Pooh Christmas Tail’ Delivers Family Fun

December 9, 2016 | By

Take part in a downtown holiday tradition with Valley Youth Theatre’s annual production of “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail,” playing through December 23.

Holiday Happenings in Uptown

December 1, 2016 | By

Head to the Uptown District this weekend for festive holiday fun, including parades, markets and more!