Author: Jill Bernstein

Jill Bernstein

Jill Bernstein is a longtime Phoenician with more than 30 years experience in writing, editing, marketing, and event production. She loves vibrant, pedestrian-oriented urban neighborhoods filled with eclectic businesses, good food, and interesting faces. Always ready to embrace a good anachronistic phrase, she is “pleased as Punch” to see downtown Phoenix coming to life.


The Old is New Again with the Phoenix Chorale

April 21, 2016 | By

Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale singers embrace Earth Day ideals in music and life.

We Like | Loud Luggage

November 30, 2015 | By

Rock out in style with Loud Luggage, a locally made line of repurposed vintage luggage boomboxes.

Phoenix Television History Honored in Mural at First Studio

November 25, 2015 | By

The 1949 building was the original home of Channel 5. It was salvaged in 2001 by Randy & Theresa Murray and houses video production and related companies.

ASU Graduate Arts Programs Thriving in the Warehouse District

November 19, 2015 | By

Dr. Stephen Tepper, Dean of ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts, discusses the impact of bringing their graduate arts programs to downtown.

Roosevelt Arts District BID Proposal Gets Unanimous Subcommittee Approval

October 26, 2015 | By

The Roosevelt BID proposal received unanimous support this week from the Phoenix City Council’s Downtown, Aviation and Redevelopment Subcommittee.

Arizona Opera Goes Bold with ‘Arizona Lady’ Premiere

October 14, 2015 | By

“Arizona Lady” is a musical love letter to Arizona that Arizona Opera General Director Ryan Taylor calls “a wacky circus” with “crazy, cool stuff.”

Our City’s 30-Year Tradition of Investing in Arts and Culture

September 29, 2015 | By

As the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission prepares to celebrate 30 years on Saturday, we explore how the city’s grant program supports these organizations.

Chuck Coughlin Weighs in On the Proposed Roosevelt BID

September 21, 2015 | By

Chuck Coughlin provides one commercial property owner’s insights on why Roosevelt needs the proposed BID.

City Selects Proposal for West Fillmore RFP

September 9, 2015 | By

Trammell Crow and the Cesar Chavez Foundation partner on the winning proposal to develop the West Fillmore site in the historic Roosevelt neighborhood.

Chartreuse Gallery Opens with ‘Hot Summer Nights’

August 31, 2015 | By

The new Grand Avenue art space will launch its inaugural exhibition for September’s First Friday.