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Light Rail Exceeds Expectations

February 22, 2009 | By

The region’s light-rail system beat ridership expectations in its first month of regular service. Metro chief Rick Simonetta reported Wednesday that by every measure, Metro carried more riders in January than planners had predicted would ride after a year of service.

SoDo coming to life during All Star Week

February 9, 2009 | By

The vintage warehouses in the Downtown Phoenix Warehouse District aka SoDo will be springing into action this week, hosting NBA All Star parties, fashion shows, probably a little comedy thrown in and if you are in need of some casual, vintage clothing you will be able to pick that up as well.

Downtown Phoenix on International Stage this week

February 9, 2009 | By

Just a few weeks ago, Arizona captured the international sports spotlight with the Cardinals Superbowl appearance and now this coming week we get to be in the spotlight again, this time by hosting the NBA All-Star Game and associated events.

The Barrett Light Rail Party

February 4, 2009 | By

This five-hour event starts 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at the Barrett Center Complex at the Tempe campus and will end at 9 p.m. at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center, 411 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. More than 200 Barrett students, faculty and staff from four ASU campuses will be given a list of items to find or photograph from businesses and organizations along the entire 20-mile light rail system.

Like to live in the Coronado Historic District?

January 28, 2009 | By

If you have been wanting to move to the Coronado Historic District, this charming Craftsman bungalow might just be what you have been waiting for. A rare, 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath floor plan with hardwood floors that has been tastefully remodeled.

Triple Espresso sounds interesting

January 26, 2009 | By

A highly caffeinated comedy! The story of three guys climbing the ladder of success, downward. Their bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in the single most embarrassing moment ever broadcast on live national television.

Phoenix Opera presents “Aida”

January 26, 2009 | By

The struggle between the Royal Palace, the high priest, and an Ethiopian slave of royal background.

Willo Home Tour

January 23, 2009 | By

The Willo Historic District Annual Home Tour will take place on Sunday, February 8th, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This unique neighborhood tour features outstanding examples of Tudor, Spanish, and Bungalow style homes dating from the 1920’s through the 1940’s.

More good news about light rail ridership

January 22, 2009 | By

I just read an encouraging article at azcentral.com, reporting that: “The airport initially expected that a daily average of 600 to 700 people would use the new transit connection from the train stop at 44th and Washington streets in Phoenix. But with Metro service not even a month old, Sky Harbor says the average is 850 people… Read more

Bank owned unit at the Stadium Lofts

January 21, 2009 | By

With the Light Rail now in full operation and real estate prices as low as they are, this is a perfect opportunity to move in to Downtown Phoenix.  The Stadium Lofts are located within a 5 minute walk to US Airways Center, Chase Field, the Light Rail.  Walk to many restaurants, theatres and every thing else… Read more