Recent Stories

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.

Urban Affair acquires DPJ

March 1, 2009 | By

PHOENIX – March 4, 2009 – Urban Affair, a marketing and promotions company for downtown Phoenix, has announced the acquisition of the Downtown Phoenix Journal The redesigned website invites residents to Explore Your Core, with a friendly insider’s view of downtown events, restaurants, cultural hot spots, and profiles of people on the City scene.

Originally launched as a blog site in 2006, the Downtown Phoenix Journal (DPJ) is one of the only websites to aggregate news and information from the greater downtown area and man on the street blog posts.

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.

Loft bargains in Downtown Phoenix

February 28, 2009 | By

A couple of years ago, due to escalating Real Estate prices, there was a pretty large segment of our local population that considered living in Downtown Phoenix, but could just not afford it.  The downturn of our local and national economy over the last few years has changed all of that.  For those people who… Read more

Grandiose Brings “Street Style” Downtown

February 27, 2009 | By

Grandiose, a great downtown boutique, was recently featured in an ABC 15 article. Be sure to stop by and support Nelson and Andrew!

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.

Phoenix Symphony Releases A New CD

February 27, 2009 | By

Music lovers can bring the Phoenix Symphony into their cars and living rooms next month, when the CD of its program “Enemy Slayer: A Navajo Oratorio” debuts on the Naxos label.

One Central Park East Now Topped Off

February 27, 2009 | By

With 2008 behind us and the completion of several landmark buildings in Downtown Phoenix, our attention now is turned to 2 large projects which will open this year.  One of those projects is the 26 story One Central Park East, class A office tower on the northeast corner of Central Ave and Van Buren.  The building… Read more