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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.

Local Breeze To Open Downtown This Weekend

May 8, 2009 | By

The official opening isn’t until Tuesday, May 12. But downtown Phoenix’s newest restaurant, Local Breeze, is hoping to get off to an under-the-radar start this weekend.

It’s the work of Sid Campbell, 47, who spent 12 years cooking at Pischke’s Paradise in Scottsdale. He left more than a decade ago to become what he calls “Mr. Mom.”

Prime Commercial Property on Roosevelt Row

May 8, 2009 | By

Here is a great opportunity for a creative entrepeneur who has a few bucks, to snag this Bungalow on a prime, highly visible corner in the heart of Roosevelt Row. Located at ground zero of the Downtown Phoenix art scene, this property is zoned commercial with on-site, paved parking behind the structure. Ideal place for a live/work gallery, restaurant, hair salon, professional office or ?

Pickle me this

May 8, 2009 | By

Sure, OVO knows branding. Yes, Kyle Hildebrant knows how to run a company. But he also knows pickles. Yes, pickles. As in wasabi-soy and a bunch of other flavors I can’t even remember. He’s the only dude I know who can pull off self-canned pickles and multiple flavors of meatballs at a fancy party. Good… Read more

The Dears at Rhythm Room

May 6, 2009 | By

Montréal’s The Dears are coming to the Rhythm Room on Thursday, May 21. Since releasing 2008’s Missiles, this Canadian sevenpiece has been rounding every corner of North America with their piano-heavy, soulful rock. Somewhat under the radar, they’ve pursued a fanbase the old-fashioned way: playing shows. Don’t miss your chance to see them in an… Read more

Civic Space during the day

May 6, 2009 | By

Well, it’s in the mid-90s, and many of us are thinking of hibernating for the summer. Surprisingly, there were about 15 people in the Civic Space in the middle of the day today, most using the shade of trees for what looked like napping. Most of the people looked homeless, so they may have been… Read more

Meetings And Events From May 4 To May 10

May 5, 2009 | By

Source: City of Phoenix

The meetings listed in the calendar are accurate as of Friday, May 1. For possible changes and additional city meetings, visit http://phoenix/gov/publicmeetings.

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