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It’s Beta Time!

March 2, 2009 | By

It’s our beta and we’ll cry if we want to.
Much like downtown Phoenix for the past few years, we’re under construction to make things better. Formats are being tried out, colors are being experimented with and tires are being kicked–yep, we’re thorough here.
Please, take a look at our beta (draft, practice) site. Help us help you.

Celebrating Coronado Home Tour 2009

March 1, 2009 | By

Historic Home Tours are always very interesting and a lot of fun. The upcoming Coronado Home Tour should be no exception. Coronado is one of the most intriguing Historic neighborhoods in the Downtown Phoenix area. In addition to some great restaurants in restored 1920’s buildings and other cool spaces, the neighborhood is home to a wide variety of 1920’s housing stock including brick bungalows, spanish style bungalows, little neighborhood store front buildings and old church buildings, converted into “loft like” spaces.

Happy Birthday, Public Market!

February 27, 2009 | By

Celebrate growth with the Downtown Phoenix Public Market as they mark their fourth anniversary on Saturday, February 28th. This market is more than just a Farmer’s Market. It is a place to gather, eat, enjoy music, and shop for great food and crafts.

Willo Home Tour

January 23, 2009 | By

The Willo Historic District Annual Home Tour will take place on Sunday, February 8th, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This unique neighborhood tour features outstanding examples of Tudor, Spanish, and Bungalow style homes dating from the 1920’s through the 1940’s.

More good news about light rail ridership

January 22, 2009 | By

I just read an encouraging article at azcentral.com, reporting that: “The airport initially expected that a daily average of 600 to 700 people would use the new transit connection from the train stop at 44th and Washington streets in Phoenix. But with Metro service not even a month old, Sky Harbor says the average is 850 people… Read more

Where to watch the Cardinals beat the Eagles this Sunday

January 16, 2009 | By

If you’re not planning on going to Glendale to see the game, you can certainly find a Sports Bar in Downtown Phoenix where you can cheer on the Cards with some fellow fans,  This list is not exhaustive, just the first ones that come to mind.’ Majerle’s Sports Grill – 24 N 2nd St Coach… Read more

The Human Experience

January 15, 2009 | By

From Grassroots Films of Brooklyn, New York comes THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE – the story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning?

Tom Simplot Unanimously Elected City Council Vice Mayor

January 14, 2009 | By

Today the Phoenix City Council unanimously elected District 4 Councilman Tom Simplot as vice mayor. Simplot will serve in the position until the end of the year. “I appreciate the support of my colleagues and look forward to working with the entire Council over the course of the year as we address the economic challenges… Read more

Downtown Community Coffee With The Mayor

January 8, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Gordon on Saturday, January 10th from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Mayor will be sharing about all that downtown Phoenix has to offer families and children.