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Roadrunners Vs. Thunder

March 3, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Roadrunners play the Stockton Thunder tonight at the US Airways Center on 2nd Street and Jefferson. The game starts at 7PM, and tickets start at just $8!

March Is Phoenix Arts Month!

March 3, 2009 | By

Every weekend during the month of March, arts events will be hosted in downtown Phoenix and surrounding neighborhoods, along with events, exhibitions, and performances on other days throughout the month. In recognition of the local arts community and these public festivals, Mayor Phil Gordon has proclaimed March as “Phoenix Arts Month” and invites everyone to attend and celebrate.

International Women’s Day Luncheon

March 2, 2009 | By

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Ann Meyers Drysdale, General Manager for the World-Champion Phoenix Mercury and basketball Hall-of-Famer. The luncheon will take place from 12PM – 1:30PM at the South Building of the Phoenix Convention Center. Tickets are $75 ($45 for students and seniors).

Mini Medical School

March 2, 2009 | By

The University of Arizona Medical School is offering a three-week program that is based off the curriculum of the full-length program taught at the campus in the heart of Downtown Phoenix.

1130 Restauraunt Review

March 2, 2009 | By

1130 occupies a prime spot in the Arizona Center, located roughly halfway between the Van Buren / Central Avenue (northbound) and Van Buren / 1st Avenue (southbound) stations and the 3rd St. / Washington (westbound) and the 3rd St. / Jefferson (eastbound) stations. It’s at the east end near the parking garage and sees a lot of pedestrian traffic. The restaurant has a stylish look both inside and outside. Near the main entrance, there are couches and lounge-style seating. Inside, a bar divides two different dining rooms. There’s additional outdoor seating on a L-shaped patio. The furnishings are contemporary and brick and wood interiors keep the place looking current.

Downtown Phoenix: “Arizona’s Urban Heart”

March 2, 2009 | By

Following the lead of other major cities, Phoenix is looking to establish its own brand, the same promotional strategy that can launch a successful coffee chain or compact car. Las Vegas is known as an adult playground. Austin is known as a live-music destination. Phoenix hopes to similarly set itself apart.

U2: A Digital Dome Experience

March 2, 2009 | By

“U2” is the first ever full-dome production featuring U2’s timeless classics and modern hits, set to lighting and animation effects using the latest is CGI and laser technology.

It’s Beta Time!

March 2, 2009 | By

It’s our beta and we’ll cry if we want to.
Much like downtown Phoenix for the past few years, we’re under construction to make things better. Formats are being tried out, colors are being experimented with and tires are being kicked–yep, we’re thorough here.
Please, take a look at our beta (draft, practice) site. Help us help you.

Urban Affair acquires DPJ

March 1, 2009 | By

PHOENIX – March 4, 2009 – Urban Affair, a marketing and promotions company for downtown Phoenix, has announced the acquisition of the Downtown Phoenix Journal The redesigned website invites residents to Explore Your Core, with a friendly insider’s view of downtown events, restaurants, cultural hot spots, and profiles of people on the City scene.

Originally launched as a blog site in 2006, the Downtown Phoenix Journal (DPJ) is one of the only websites to aggregate news and information from the greater downtown area and man on the street blog posts.

Celebrating Coronado Home Tour 2009

March 1, 2009 | By

Historic Home Tours are always very interesting and a lot of fun. The upcoming Coronado Home Tour should be no exception. Coronado is one of the most intriguing Historic neighborhoods in the Downtown Phoenix area. In addition to some great restaurants in restored 1920’s buildings and other cool spaces, the neighborhood is home to a wide variety of 1920’s housing stock including brick bungalows, spanish style bungalows, little neighborhood store front buildings and old church buildings, converted into “loft like” spaces.