Latino Cultural Center Opens to Huge Crowd

December 7, 2009 | By

After what many supporters said was a long time coming, Downtown Phoenix officially welcomed the Latino Cultural Center Friday, December 4, with hundreds of supporters in attendance.

Buy Local All Week

November 25, 2009 | By

Just in time for Black Friday and beyond, Local First Arizona is launching Buy Local Week throughout the Valley, running from November 27 to December 4.

Brian Williams: News Anchor or Comedian?

November 19, 2009 | By

If you’ve never seen Brian Williams outside of watching him host NBC Nightly News, the first thing you should know about him is that he’s very, very funny.

Local First Arizona: Shopping Local is Shopping Green

November 19, 2009 | By

Not only was Greenbuild an opportunity to promote the virtues of shopping locally, it was also an opportunity for Local First Arizona to connect with many green-business owners in Arizona.

DPJ Yelper of the Week: Alison B. on Hair Pollution

November 18, 2009 | By

Whether you’re going for a run-of-the-mill cut, or you want blue hair, there is someone at Hair Pollution who can fulfill your needs.

Brewin’ for a Cause

November 16, 2009 | By

I noticed a buzz about Phoenix Brew Party and, after perusing its nifty website, the beer snob in me decided it was a noble venture.

Conventional Wisdom | Greenbuild Expo

November 9, 2009 | By

The USGBC Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is in town November 11-13. DPJ offers helpful leisurely suggestions to enjoy your time in Downtown Phoenix.

Treasure Hunt on the Metro — November 14

November 9, 2009 | By

PHX ART Treasures on the METRO will showcase the arts and cultural opportunities on and around Phoenix’s light rail line on November 14.

‘When in AZ’ Heads Outdoors

November 3, 2009 | By

This Saturday, November 7, the ‘When in AZ’ crew returns with its biggest show yet, presenting seven acts on two stages at Civic Space Park.

Certified Local Fall Festival Celebrates All Things Arizona

October 29, 2009 | By

Can you name 60 local businesses that you love? Some of us can, and some of us flat out can’t. That’s why it’s important to attend Local First Arizona’s Certified Local Fall Festival.