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IGNITE Phoenix April gathering

April 20, 2008 | By

The Special Guest for the April meeting of IGNITE Phoenix will be Cyd West, Director of Research and Economic Partnerships for Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC).  The gathering will be at the Arcadia Farms at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central on Wednesday, April 30th, 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  Cyd’s topic will… Read more

Can’t help myself

April 20, 2008 | By

I’ll try to refrain myself in the future from posting after every game as if I’m some sort of sports writer but my oh my, these Dbacks sure are playing some nifty baseball. Did anyone see them shred the Padres again tonight? The Padres’ 6’10” pitcher, Chris Young held his own against the Dbacks’ speedy… Read more

Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show

April 20, 2008 | By

Coming up at the Arizona State Fairgrounds at 1826 W. McDowell, the Show is happening April 25th,26th & 27th.  Over 1100 exhibits and lots of seminars.  10 AM to 7 PM on Friday and Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM on Sunday. get more info online

Historic Hotel San Carlos looking for a partner

April 19, 2008 | By

According to Jahna Berry’s Blog at azcentral.com, the 83 year old owner of the San Carlos is seeking a partner.  Greg Melikian was quoted as saying “”We are looking for someone to join our family and to take Hotel San Carlos to the next level.”  Melikian has owned the historic 121-room hotel on and off for… Read more

Sports update

April 18, 2008 | By

Welcome to the weekend folks! Dbacks crushed the Padres 9 zip at home. The Suns take on the Spurs Saturday at Noon in San Antonio. This is the first game of the playoffs and the game will be shown on ABC. -Mark

Very cool Condos near ASU Downtown

April 18, 2008 | By

Brand new Studio Condos that live like one bedrooms.  Open floor plan, very high ceilings, large windows, bamboo flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite kitchen countertops, travertine tiled bath, all make for a very fashionable pad at an afforable price point.  Some of the other features of this new building include secured parking, video intercom guest entry,… Read more

Attn: restauranters

April 18, 2008 | By

I’ve decided to try to open my own restaurant downtown. Having never done this before, I’m sure I don’t even know how much I don’t know. Whenever I’m at one of the local restaurants/bars that I admire, I try to meet the owner and ask a few questions. As you probably have heard a hundred… Read more

Where is downtown?

April 18, 2008 | By

I was just on Craig’s list getting a feel for “downtown” rental pricing.  Naturally I did my search on the word “downtown”.  I wish they had some way of drawing a boundary on a map and retrieving only the properties within that boundary.  Perhaps they will at some time in the future. The results received… Read more

New Exhibit at Phoenix Public Library Features Cowboy Culture of France

April 17, 2008 | By

A new exhibit, “Gardians of the Camargue: The French Buckaroo Tradition,” opening May 10 at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 North Central Ave., will give visitors an inside look at a centuries-old cowboy culture in France. The exhibit, on display through July 31, features the black-and-white photography of Kevin Martini-Fuller, the color photography of Lorraine… Read more

Keith Stanton at the Coup de Grace in May

April 17, 2008 | By

A photo-based, mixed media artist, Keith Stanton will be exhibiting a bit of his work beginning on First Fridays, May 2nd, 2008 at the Coup de Grace. Keith Says: My photographs are based on my curiosity with the underlying marketing forces that inundate suburbia.  I create miniature still-lifes of everyday suburban occurrences and then photograph… Read more