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City Council authorizes deal for Jefferson St Parking Garage

April 13, 2008 | By

On Wednesday night, the Phoenix City Council authorized the City Manager to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Suns and the Diamondbacks for the Jefferson Street parking garage.  The $20 million deal would allow the City to pay off the debt they owe to CityScape and would pave the way for the Suns and… Read more

Small Wonders @ www.localfirstaz.com

April 13, 2008 | By

I picked up this pamphlet, http://localfirstaz.com/downloads/small-wonders.pdf while having a tasty Belgium ale at Roosevelt’s last weekend. It’s a nifty fold-up with map included that features many of Central Phoenix’s cool small businesses and events. www.localfirstaz.com is “a coalition of local business owners who are joining forces to create unique, strong communities that set Arizona apart… Read more

Commercial Fixer Upper Seeking Caring, Creative Owner

April 13, 2008 | By

Attention Artists, Architects, Tax Preparers or other Creative users!  This funky little property near the Downtown Phoenix Grand Ave Art Scene is looking for a new owner.  Someone who might want to live in the house and walk next door to their office or use the whole property as an office or studio or ? … Read more

You have lived in Phoenix how long and have not been to Bentley Projects?!

April 12, 2008 | By

The largest contemporary art gallery in the West, Bentley Projects is located in a renovated 1918 Downtown Phoenix warehouse featuring soaring ceilings with clerestory windows and distinctive architectural details. Home to large-scale paintings, sculpture, photography and print exhibitions by mid-career local and internationally recognized artists, Bentley Projects also exhibits site-specific installations providing visitors with a… Read more

Downtown Public Market was buzzing today

April 12, 2008 | By

I was very hungry at about 11 AM today and was in search of a place to grab some breakfast.  Drove by Matt’s Big Breakfast but the line was way too long for me.  Had a “bright idea” that I would maybe stop at the Downtown Public Market and grab something to eat and check up… Read more

Garden Project Class at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market

April 11, 2008 | By

You will learn how to combine herbs to create a culinary delight in a container or the ground. Herbs grow well in the heat. This class will focus on summer growing herbs. Learn how to select quality, healthy herbs. Where are the best places in the valley to buy seeds or transplants? Should you start… Read more

Arizona Theatre Co Presents: To Kill a Mockingbird

April 11, 2008 | By

The final performance of this great American classic is happening Sunday at 1 PM at the Herberger Theater Center. A great American classic and one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories ever written, Harper Lee’s moving tale of life in rural Alabama during the Depression is filled with heartache and joy, conflict and conciliation. In… Read more

RideClean State Championship Bike Race in Downtown Phoenix

April 10, 2008 | By

There will be lots of people on bicycles in Downtown Phoenix this Saturday, April 12th, competing for the State Championship Criterium sponsored by RideClean.  Races start as early as 6:30 AM for 10 year old folks and continue until mid-afternoon for all ages, even seniors.  I think you can still register if you want to… Read more

Went out shopping

April 10, 2008 | By

I picked up some peanut butter, yogurt, bread, lunch meat, garbage bags, a 357 Magnum revolver, some rounds, a holster and a book on Arizona gun laws. Turns out you can walk into a gun store and walk out 10 minutes later with a hand gun and some ammo. Of course there’s a list of… Read more

Forces of Nature Gallery Grand Opening at AZ Science Center

April 10, 2008 | By

PHOENIX, AZ: As Arizona’s leading resource for public understanding of science, Arizona Science Center is revitalizing its galleries so that it may continue to bring science and technology to the very forefront for families and school groups. The first “new” gallery opening to the public is Forces of Nature, located in the Sybil B. Harrington… Read more