Downtown District

Downtown District

Radiate Phoenix: The City’s Future

September 1, 2009 | By

Those interested in the future of the city of Phoenix met at Hanny’s last week to mingle with city planners in attempts to gauge what will happen here over the next 40-odd years.

‘Triple Espresso’ 2-for-1 Tickets This Week

August 26, 2009 | By

“Triple Espresso,” the java-soaked Actors Theatre performance that received rave reviews last year, is returning to the Herberger Theater Center in September, and through Saturday, August 29 at 8 a.m., you can get 2-for-1 tickets to the opening weekend.

Hotel San Carlos Brings Italy to the Dining Table

August 25, 2009 | By

The Copper Door. Prive. The Steakhouse on Central. Nick’s. It’s all in the past. Hotel San Carlos will try its revolving restaurant luck again on September 1, when Via Roma Ristorante opens its doors.

When the President (and the Media Circus) Comes to Town

August 19, 2009 | By

President Barack Obama addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Downtown Phoenix on Monday morning, as so many presidents have done before, and just as predictably, wherever the president goes, the circus follows.

Bank-Owned Condos at St. Croix Villas and PRD 845

August 18, 2009 | By

There is currently one unit at each the St. Croix Villas and PRD 845 that are owned by banks that are offering both great prices and low down payments. Each one of these units can be purchased with as little as 3% down.

Downtown Event Introduces ASU Students to Art, Commerce and Culture

August 14, 2009 | By

Downtown denizens are mixing business with pleasure at a weekend event that will introduce ASU students to the benefits of an urban lifestyle.

Live in Arizona’s tallest residential building

July 20, 2009 | By

Does high-rise living interest you, but you thought you couldn’t afford the mortgage plus HOA? If you’re interested in renting in Downtown Phoenix, there are actually a limited number of condos for rent at 44 Monroe, our tallest residential tower. Amenities include indoor/outdoor pool, spa cantilevering into the skyline, state of the art fitness center & conference room. Enjoy the community entertainment lounge, play pool, watch the game, enjoy wine & food in a relaxing intimate setting or step outdoors on the terrace and enjoy the views and fresh air.

The Merry Chef Caravan From the North

July 10, 2009 | By

If you happened to be wandering through the streets of downtown Phoenix last Third Friday, there is a good chance you may have seen a group of foodies hopping from one spot to another well into the night.
There’s a decent chance you may have even recognized one or two of them as the masterminds behind some of the Valley’s best restaurants. This was the first incarnation of the downtown chef crawl, and it kicked off with a glorious mix of late-night noshing, old-fashioned exploration and drinks, drinks and more drinks.

Swimming, Star Style

June 26, 2009 | By

eards, Lucky Strikes, margarita slushies and sleeves of tats abound at the debut of 2009’s Star Swim at the Wyndham Hotel. Nevermind the bands that played (more on that in a minute), this now weekly event is the place for twentysomethings to let loose is half-naked reckless abandonment, and if the crowd from the first weekend is any indication, this thing is catching on fast. The rooftop pool was full of boozin’, cruisin’ for digits and generally (sometimes frighteningly) loud people dancing in some very unconventional fashions.

A Big, Melty Cupcake in the Sun

June 15, 2009 | By

You see, the Chuseum, as I like to call it, is turning 1. Yes, it is a cranky little toddler and it needs some sweet, sweet sugar to put it in a coma-like euphoric state. It is bound to be a sticky and delicious affair.