Dreaming Big at the DREAMRs

February 4, 2010 | By

The DREAMRs honor a few of the individuals that have been around the longest, seen the most and fought the hardest to make Downtown Phoenix what it is today.

CenPhoCamp Brings Together Community, Small Businesses

January 19, 2010 | By

CenPhoCamp, an unconference on January 23, is designed to allow small businesses to help small businesses.

Get Your Boutique On: West McDowell

January 18, 2010 | By

Easley’s Fun Shop, the Antique Mall and Sage all line McDowell Road between 3rd and 7th avenues, maintaining a faithful and healthy following.

From the Arizona Room | 407 E. Roosevelt Street — Modified Arts

January 13, 2010 | By

There is a lot of history in the tiny gallery space at 407 E. Roosevelt St. that is now Modified Arts. In fact, the structure is celebrating its 90th birthday in 2010.

The Insecure Critic | Phoenix is Home Now

January 8, 2010 | By

When I first moved to Phoenix, I never saw the move as something permanent. I expected to stay here for a few years, then move on. Something has kept me here, though.

2009: Downtown Phoenix Grew Up a Bit

January 4, 2010 | By

With so much progress in a year (let alone during the big bad recession), it’s encouraging to see what’s happening in our city.

Get Your Boutique On: Melrose

December 24, 2009 | By

Three boutiques — Qcumberz, Rust and Roses and Retro Ranch — capture the essence of the mile-long mecca that is Melrose.

An Unexpected Connection: Jeff Moriarty Talks with the Phoenix Community Alliance

December 21, 2009 | By

On December 17, Jeff Moriarty discussed how social media can reveal Phoenix’s hidden personality at the Phoenix Community Alliance’s annual membership meeting.

Forty Years of Moving the Valley Forward

December 14, 2009 | By

Valley Forward Association brings business and civic leaders together for thoughtful public dialogue on regional issues.

7th Ave. and McDowell: The Gateway to Downtown Phoenix

December 11, 2009 | By

The intersection of 7th Avenue and McDowell has long been overlooked. But, the corner is quietly becoming an important gateway to Downtown Phoenix.