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Meet Curtis Miller

June 12, 2009 | By

In a world where access to data is constantly available, Curtis Miller’s company helps startup Phoenix businesses with web development.
Flatterline, the three-month old company co-founded with Chris Chandler, helps clients reach goals such as customer expansion through creating iPhone applications or Twitter accounts.

MOIRA now open for Happy Hour

June 12, 2009 | By

MOIRA Sushi Bar & Kitchen is now offering happy hour Monday through Thursday, 5 to 7pm, with reverse happy hour Friday from 10:30pm till close and Saturday from 9pm till close. Check them out for food and drink specials. 215 E. McKinley St. #102 Phoenix, AZ 85004

Third ‘Movie Monday’ At Heard Museum This Monday

June 11, 2009 | By

Movie Mondays continues at the Heard Museum on Monday, June 15 at 1:30pm with a 58-minute film, Teachings of the Tree People: The Work of Bruce Miller.
The 2006 film tells of the life of nationally acclaimed artist and Skokomish tribal leader Gerald Bruce Miller, who interpreted the sacred teachings of the natural world to anyone who wanted to learn.

Bernie Kantak Plans Ambitious Downtown Project

June 10, 2009 | By

Source: AZCentral
At a time when the recession is taking a toll on Valley restaurants, a hugely ambitious dining project is coming to downtown Phoenix. An acclaimed Scottsdale chef and his partners have finalized a deal for a five-restaurant complex.

250-Room Hotel On Rise At CityScape Site

June 10, 2009 | By

Source: AZCentral
As more windows go up on CityScape’s office tower, the beginnings of a 250-room hotel has begun to rise out of the ground at the CityScape construction site.

Smeeks: New Candy Shop Coming To CenPho

June 10, 2009 | By

Source: Phoenix New Times
“Why doesn’t somebody open a _____ in Central Phoenix?”
Fill in that blank for any kind of stylish indie business (especially anything food- and beverage-related), and I’ve wondered it aloud. For all the interesting things going on in CenPho these days, there’s still room for plenty more.
Literally a day after I had a conversation about why somebody needs to open a cool candy boutique, I heard a rumor that somebody really is. It’s called Smeeks.

Meet Paul “AZHardball” Martinez

June 10, 2009 | By

Paul Martinez transformed his childhood affinity for America’s favorite pastime into a prominent Phoenix baseball blog. A self-employed project manager for web projects, Martinez’s passion for baseball began with weekend games with his father. During the week, his Martinez’s dad had a long commute to and from work, so going to baseball games became their… Read more

Oh, Joyous Tiki Hut

June 8, 2009 | By

The egg-shaped hut that has been in various states of disrepair over the past year on Central and Highland Avenues is well on its way to becoming Hula’s Modern Tiki, an Island-themed retro-modern joint soon to become North Central’s big hangout spot. The place used to be called Heap’s Big Beef way back when it opened in 1965, so you know it’s gotta be good.

Second Sunday At Heard Museum

June 8, 2009 | By

Visit the Heard Museum on Sunday, June 14 for free admission.
As a thank you to the community for its support, the Heard Museum offers free admission on the second Sunday of most months. Explore the 10 featured exhibition galleries, grab lunch at the Café at the Heard and browse the Heard Museum Shop.

In Contemporary Rhythm Exhibit Closes This Sunday

June 8, 2009 | By

In Contemporary Rhythm: The Art of Ernest L. Blumenschein, an exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, will close on Sunday, June 14.

Phoenix Art Museum celebrates the career of one of the most successful American artists of the early 20th century with the opening of the exhibit. A founder of the famed Taos Society of Artists, Blumenschein rocketed into the spotlight with his modernist approach to capturing the American West. This major retrospective, which opened on March 15, covers every aspect of the artist’s career and is the first Blumenschein exhibition in 30 years and the first in Arizona.