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Cantemus Presents Mozart at Trinity Cathedral

March 25, 2009 | By

Join Cantemus this Friday at Trinity Cathedral (100 W. Roosevelt St.) as they take a look into some of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s sacred choral works: the Vesperae solennes de Confessore and the Missa Brevis in C Major.

Take a Date to the Phoenix Symphony

March 25, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Symphony was recently nominated by azcentral.com as one of the “Best Places for a First Date”. Through April 15th, anyone can log onto azcentral.com and vote for their top choice (hint: the First Date question is located under the “People & Places category). We’re up against some pretty tough competition in the First Date category so we thought we’d take a moment to examine some of the benefits of choosing The Phoenix Symphony as your First Date activity.

Coffee With The Mayor

March 25, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Gordon for a follow-up to his State of the City address, and hear about economic revitalization plans for Downtown Phoenix!

Take the Light Rail to the Central & Roosevelt station, then walk one block north.

Two Hippies Breakfast Joint Headed Downtown

March 25, 2009 | By

With last week’s abrupt closing of Palatte, I’ve heard several friends complain about the lack of breakfast options in Central Phoenix. But I guess the restaurant gods were listening, because I just found out about a brand-new spot that’s in the works: Two Hippies Breakfast Joint.

Postino On Central Now Open

March 25, 2009 | By

Postino, the popular neighborhood winecafé, will open its newest location on Monday, March 30 in the 1960’s building that housed Katz’s Deli for just shy of 30 years on Central Avenue. Similar to its first location, Postino Central will offer a casual yet upscale café filled with great food, inspired wines, friendly faces and good times. Perfect for a date night, girls’ night out, lunch or dinner with a friend or just chilling out, Postino Central is sure to become an uptown favorite.

Alta Phoenix Now Open

March 24, 2009 | By

Word on the street is that Alta Phoenix is now open and residents are moving in.  If you live there, drop us a line and a few pictures – we’d love to see what the inside looks like! Update: Here’s an email we just received- The time has come, we are opening our doors for… Read more

Quite the welcome…

March 24, 2009 | By

ImprovAZ is having fun with this. First the NoPantsAZ Light Rail stunt and now a Sky Harbor arrival to remember.

Encanto-Palmcroft Home Tour This Weekend

March 23, 2009 | By

The Encanto-Palmcroft neighborhood, with all of it’s old world charm and palm-tree lined streets, will be putting on their bi-annual Home Tour & Street Festival on Sunday, March 29th from 10 AM to 4 PM. The majority of the estate-like homes in this neighborhood were built in the 1920’s and 30’s, including Spanish Colonial homes and Tudor Revivals alhtough there are also a few classic Red Brick Ranch homes from the 50’s. Past neighbors of note in the Encanto-Palmcroft neighborhood have included US Supreme Court Justice, William Renquist, former Phoenix Suns star Alvan Adams, former Phoenix Mayor John Driggs and many more.

Clarendon Hotel remodeling restaurant

March 23, 2009 | By

There’s really no cooler place for an after party than the Clarendon. The roof top, while it certainly has its limits (literally, per fire code), is an excellent place to grab a drink while enjoying the cool night air. While the roof seems to be definitely working, the downstairs bar/restaurant area has been in flux… Read more

New Community Garden In Coronado Neighborhood

March 23, 2009 | By

Yesterday we broke ground for a new community garden. . This garden has been in its planning and approval stages for over 8 months so it was a quite a celebratory day! The Garden is located on the South Side of the Guru Nanak Dwara Ashram also home of Yoga Phoenix (a non-profit Kundalini Yoga Center) at the corner of 9th St and Oak in the Coronado Historic Neighborhood in Central Phoenix, AZ. We got approval about 2 weeks ago and yesterday got to gleefully get our hands all dirty with mama earth.