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Is Photography a crime in Phoenix?

April 2, 2009 | By

When writer and amateur photographer William J. Nash-McAdam and a friend drove from Mesa to Downtown Phoenix today to take photos of the cityscape, they never imagined they would end up as subjects of a Homeland Security investigation.

Tempe Music Festival this weekend

April 1, 2009 | By

Sure, it’s not in Phoenix, but it’s a light rail ride away. Hit up the concert and head on back to Phoenix to avoid the crush of crazy concert goers on Mill Ave.

Slick Orpheum Loft at Bargain Basement Price

March 30, 2009 | By

Things are heating up in the Downtown Phoenix real estate market. This is especially true when it comes to Bank Owned properties. Buyers are coming back into the market to take advantage of the good deals. Actually, so much so, that many properties are attracting “multiple offers”. If you are in a position to buy, don’t wait for the market to hit bottom, because in some segments of the market, I believe we have hit bottom.

Chrysalis Hosts Happy Hour at SideBar

March 30, 2009 | By

This Thursday, April 2nd, staff from Chrysalis Shelter will be hosting a happy hour event at SideBar from 6PM to 9PM. Mention Chrysalis to receive $1 off – on top of already great happy hour prices.

MADE Hosts Crafting Panel: From Hobby to Business

March 30, 2009 | By

MADE Art Boutique is hosting a crafting panel this Wedensday, April 1, at 6PM. Join “Crafty Chica” Kathy Murillo, Cyndi Coon and Lisa Jacobs to talk about marketing, crafting advice, techniques and strategies for your craft business.

Mayor Gordon & Community Plants Trees

March 30, 2009 | By

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon rolled up his sleeves Saturday to help fend off the effects of global warming.

The mayor joined volunteers who were planting 40 trees in downtown Phoenix to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Valley Forward Association, an organization that promotes efforts to improve the environment and livability of Valley communities.

Ear Candy on the Fringe

March 27, 2009 | By

A note from Nate & Ear Candy: Ear Candy is helping support the PHX:Fringe Festival with a Special Event at Phoenix Art Museum. We’ll have the MidFirst Bank Mobile Fundraising Van out collecting change to support Ear Candy music programs- they are matching every donation up to $1,000! Talent for the event will be plentiful. … Read more

Go Dark This Saturday For Earth Hour

March 27, 2009 | By

This Saturday, from 8PM – 10PM Arizona Science Center is hosting An Evening Under the Stars in Heritage Square (with Lights Out during Earth Hour from 8:30-9:30 p.m.). Join us, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Saguaro Astronomy Club & East Valley Astronomy Club as we celebrate Earth Hour with hands-on activities, educational information, handouts, take-aways and giveaways!

PHX Sky Train Breaks Ground

March 27, 2009 | By

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and Phoenix City Council members today to announce two projects that will bring thousands of jobs to Arizona.

Secretary LaHood presented a $10.5 million check to the Mayor for the completion of a taxiway reconstruction project on the northwest side of the Airport. This project will create 285 construction jobs.

Phoenix Fringe Festival Is Here

March 26, 2009 | By

Introducing the Phoenix:Fringe Festival, which will transform Roosevelt Row and Grand Ave into an experimental performing arts hub March 27 through April 5. PHX:Fringe showcases local, national and international artists in provocative, edgy performances in favorite downtown arts spots.