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Blues at the Q

May 27, 2009 | By

It can be hard to find jazz in Phoenix if you’re not at the Rhythm Room, so head out to The Farm at South Mountain’s Quiessence Restaurant to enjoy some food and drink and some of Phoenix’s best jazz musicians in a rare open-air environment. This isn’t the cramped confines of dark and dingy club. This is the beautiful airiness of a warm Arizona summer night at the Q’s awesome patio.

Live in a Loft on Central

May 27, 2009 | By

The epitome of downtown Phoenix urban living would be to live right on the light rail line, with a restaurant downstairs, the Library across the street, a pharmacy a few blocks away and the grocery store within bicycling distance, don’t you agree? Some fortunate soul will seize the opportunity to enjoy the just described locale by acquiring this bank-owned, 2-story loft at the Artisan Lofts on Central, that just came on the market.

Lost Leaf Anniversary This Monday

May 24, 2009 | By

End memorial weekend at Lost Leaf, a wine and beer house in downtown Phoenix, on Monday, May 25 at 7pm to celebrate their first anniversary with a whole host of bands. The event is free and each band will play no more than three songs.

Meet & Greet with Former Mystery Science Theater 3000 Crew

May 21, 2009 | By

Phoenix fans of the cult hit television show, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), should prepare to be overwhelmed. Cinematic Titanic, the masters of movie riffing of former MST3K fame, will be on hand tomorrow at Hoodlums Music & Movies in Tempe to meet and great fans, as well as sign copies of their new DVD…. Read more

Meet Wayne Turner

May 20, 2009 | By

Wayne Turner knows the ins and outs of living downtown. Turner, a 44-year-old dodge ball enthusiast, has an idea or two of what he would include in his personal guide to living in Downtown Phoenix. A trip to Portland, Oregon, taught Turner that it was possible not to drive a car everywhere you had to… Read more

Reduced prices at Portland 38

May 18, 2009 | By

If you are in the market for an urban, loft style condo in the Downtown Phoenix area and have not checked out Portland 38, you may want to take a peek. The complex, which was designed by local Architect, Michael Underhill, offers some sleek design features including sand-blasted interior block walls, polished concrete floors, Miele stainless appliances, CeasarStone counters, 2′ tile baths, designer lighting, Kohler ‘Stillness’ fixtures, and Western windows.

Celebrate Latino Arts & Culture on May 28

May 18, 2009 | By

Come celebrate and support Latino arts and culture on Thursday, May 28 from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

Obama arrives for commencement

May 15, 2009 | By

Okay, so it’s not exactly downtown Phoenix, but our very own Evan Wyloge got an up-close view of POTUS arriving for his speech at ASU. Great pictures of both the plane and Mr. President himself. Nice to see some good press coming out of this visit, after Jon Stewart lampooned ASU just a few days… Read more

Free Live Music At Pink Spot This Saturday

May 15, 2009 | By

Mark, Julie and Jack will be performing songs with three part harmony on Saturday, May 16 at Pink Spot Coffee & Ice Cream from 7 to 9pm.

Your Third Friday Options

May 14, 2009 | By

There’s a rather large list of happenings for this month’s Third Friday festivities. Choose wisely, downtowners.

Up at the Clarendon Hotel, Phoenix Friday Nights is having a special rooftop sunset edition with grub from the brand spankin’ new Gallo Blanco on the ground level. It’s a 2-for-1: Check out the much-hyped foodstuff and meet your fellow Phoenicians. Win!