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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!

Best Places For Free Jams

May 14, 2009 | By

Expanding on last week’s blog about where to go to mooch a free movie, this week will focus on the best places in the Phoenix area to catch free music. No matter what your taste in tunes, Phoenix has a space that offers a preview local talent. The venues range from open air to small… Read more

Pre-Solstice Celebration This Friday

May 12, 2009 | By

Celebrate the Pre-Solstice and support the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation on May 15 at the Dr. George M. Brockway House at 5pm.

Two Museums For Price Of One This Weekend

May 12, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Art Museum and Heard Museum have joined for the second year to celebrate International Museum Day with an offer that gives visitors two museums for the price of one.
On Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, visitors can purchase admission at either museum and take their same-day receipt to the other museum for free admission.

Mayor’s Monthly Mixer And Third Friday Concert Series This Friday

May 12, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Phil Gordon on Friday, May 15 at Sonoma Casual Dining for the Mayor’s Monthly Mixer.
The mixer will be from 5:30 to 7:30pm followed by the Third Friday Concert Series across the street at the Civic Space Park at 7:30pm.

Lola Coffee Is Open (and Awesome)

May 11, 2009 | By

At long last, the founders of Lola Tapas and Lola Roastery have packed up their espresso beans and moved a few blocks west to open Lola Coffee. Monday was the grand opening, and it went over without a hitch, save for computer problems that killed the card reader machine.

A Review of Local Breeze Less Than 24 Hours After it Totally Unofficially Opened

May 9, 2009 | By

To be completely fair, Local Breeze really isn’t open yet. Well, sorta. They’re officially open on Monday, but they opened the doors to us kind neighborhood folks last night in test run, and I must say, the results were surprisingly smooth. Yes, they have a liquor license. Yes, the food is just as good as… Read more

Downtown Voices Coalition Meeting This Saturday

May 8, 2009 | By

Downtown Voices Coalition (DVC) is holding another general monthly meeting Saturday, May 9 from 9:30am to 10:30am.

Downtown Voices Coalition is a combination of organizations that embraces growth in downtown Phoenix, using downtown’s current resources as stepping stones for development.