Eats & Drinks

Eats & Drinks


April 22, 2009 | By

Like wine? How about some art? When you put the two together, plus a dash of charitable goodness, you get the VinArte: The Art of Wine fundraiser, taking place this Saturday at the Phoenix Art Museum‘s Sculpture Garden.

First “Third Friday Concert Series” at Civic Space this Friday

April 17, 2009 | By

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.

Arizona Center Mall Files For Bankruptcy

April 16, 2009 | By

The high profile Arizona Center mixed-use development in downtown Phoenix filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, after its parent’s creditors balked at a debt-restructuring plan.

Public Market Improvements Begin

April 16, 2009 | By

Improvements began Monday for the Downtown Phoenix Public Market’s permanent grocery store, which is expected to open in June.

The 4000 square-foot retail space at 14 E Pierce St will be open five days a week and will serve as downtown Phoenix’s first local foods grocery store.

Get Yer Culture Pass

April 13, 2009 | By

If you have a library card with any public library in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Glendale, Tempe or Chandler, you just won free admission to a number of downtown area museums. All you have to do is stroll in to your local branch, and say, “I’ll take a Culture Pass, please,” and you’ve scored free admission… Read more

Cowboy Ciao’s Kantak headed for Phoenix

April 10, 2009 | By

Downtown Scottsdale’s loss is downtown Phoenix’s gain.

Chef Bernie Kantak, the man who put Cowboy Ciao on the foodie map 11 years ago, has given notice. He’s headed to downtown Phoenix, where he hopes to open his new restaurant in the fall.

Local Breeze To Replace Former Palatte

April 7, 2009 | By

From Palatte to Pischke’s?
Well, sort of.
Less than a month after Palatte closed in downtown Phoenix, the space has been snatched up by the original chef of Pischke’s Paradise, who’s reopening the restaurant in early May as Local Breeze.
Citing a “golden opportunity,” former Pischke’s chef Sid Campbell has come out of retirement to reintroduce several of the signature dishes that made the Old Town Scottsdale island-theme restaurant so popular for decades before it shuttered last summer.

D-Back’s Return Expected To Boost Downtown

April 6, 2009 | By

Monday marks the return of Major League Baseball to downtown Phoenix with the Arizona Diamondbacks opening the 2009 season against the Colorado Rockies.

Opening Day and the subsequent 81 home games at Chase Field are expected to give a much needed economic boost to bars and restaurants surrounding the stadium.

Fringe entering final weekend

April 2, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Fringe Festival (PHX:fringe) presents innovative, experimental and provocative theatre by local, national and international artists. PHX:fringe seeks to develop a cutting-edge, urban audience by offering an edgy assortment of performance choices in non-traditional downtown spaces. The PHX:fringe promotes artistic exploration by supporting the risky, adventurous work of established and emerging artists while also providing accessible, affordable performances to the community.

Chrysalis Hosts Happy Hour at SideBar

March 30, 2009 | By

This Thursday, April 2nd, staff from Chrysalis Shelter will be hosting a happy hour event at SideBar from 6PM to 9PM. Mention Chrysalis to receive $1 off – on top of already great happy hour prices.