You may be one of those rabid Diamondbacks fans who has given thought in the past to living near Chase Field, but ruled it out because it was too expensive a proposition. Well, with baseball season now underway and given the drastic decline in real estate prices in the last 18 + months, you might want to revisit the possibilities.
After the success of last year’s Dining Out for Life event in Phoenix, many downtown area restaurants are getting in on the action. This Thursday, April 30, head to one of many local favorites to benefit HIV/AIDS research. In all, over 140 Valley restaurants will participate, raising over $200,000 for the cause. More than 3,500… Read more
Launched as a grassroots channel for local musicians to display their talent, The Train Tracks is the most innovative outlet for live music to ever hit Phoenix. Once a week, Valley artists ranging from single performers to entire bands, rockers to opera singers, perform acoustically live on the Metro Light Rail. Their raw, uncut performances are posted to thetraintracks.org where the general public votes for their favorite.
Internationally renowned architect Will Bruder has created life and art at Mezzo. A place to take in the sunset from your private terrace. It`s a place to pick fresh organic herbs and vegetables from the community garden for tonight`s dinner party. It`s a place close enough to your office, the market, museum, and favorite hot spots – that makes driving optional. Wall-to-wall windows, exposed masonry, natural wood or stone flooring, a modern kitchen with high-end stainless appliances cherry cabinetry, and a dining and living area that extends to your private terrace.
Head over to the new Civic Space Park on Friday, April 24 at 7:30pm for a free movie night featuring The Dark Night.
The event is sponsored by Arizona State University students and is part of a larger safety initiative to encourage positive use of the brand-new park. Arrive early and you won’t need to bring your own snacks because free popcorn will be available on a limited basis. The movie will end around 10:30pm.
Metro passengers could be barraged with ads inside and outside the trains this fall as the transit agency tries to get through the grim economy with a new source of money.
The Metro board voted unanimously Wednesday to reverse its no-advertisement policy and adopted a program that would be the most aggressive among new Western light-rail systems.
Come celebrate Phoenix’s first “Third Friday Concert Series” on Friday, April 17 at the new Downtown Civic Space park. The free concert will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will feature Turn Back, O Man and The Matthew Reveles Band.
If you are looking for the spacious open feel of an urban loft with the conveniences of a house with an attached garage & large yard, this is it. Appropriately named, The Gallery House, this charming and unique home, was built in 2008 with energy efficient Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS). The open floor plan is designed for today’s lifestyles placing emphasis on entertaining, indoor/outdoor living, and artistic display. Must walk through to appreciate the quality of space, amazing Kitchen and attention to finish & detail. The house has dual pane low-e windows, french doors to large patios, tankless water heater, designer plumbing fixtures & cabinetry and a gas fireplace.
Join your neighbors from downtown Phoenix at the grand opening of the new Civic Space Park on Thursday, April 16.
A community cookout hosted by the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department begins at 11am, followed by the official opening ceremonies at 3pm. The celebration will end with a lighting of Janet Echelman’s “Her Secret is Patience” sculpture at 7:30pm. The full agenda of the events will be available at the park, printed on a limited supply of reusable souvenir shopping bags.
CVS Pharmacy will open a drugstore in downtown Phoenix’s CityScape complex, company officials will announce Wednesday. It would be the first time since 1976 that a pharmacy stood in the downtown neighborhood south of the Interstate 10.
The planned 13,000-square-foot drugstore could open as early as June 2010 on the southwest corner of Jefferson Street and First Avenue, said Michael DeNitto, a CVS regional director.