Recent Stories

The Human Experience

January 15, 2009 | By

From Grassroots Films of Brooklyn, New York comes THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE – the story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning?

Rock “n” Roll Marathon Fitness Expo

January 15, 2009 | By

January 16 – 17.  One of the events leading up to the P.F. Chang’s Rock “n” Roll Marathon on Sunday is the Fitness Expo happening at the Phoenix Convention Center. Check out the latest Health & Fitness Stuff, attend free clinics. 10am-7pm Friday; 9am-5pm Saturday. get info online

Been to Side Bar yet?

January 14, 2009 | By

After stopping in at Starbucks (7th Ave & McDowell) recently to enjoy some hot green tea and spend some time on my laptop, I nearly tripped over a sandwich board sign, advertising a new upstairs lounge called Side Bar.  I get excited every time I see a new restaurant or bar or actually any new… Read more

Hair! The American Tribal Love Rock Musical

January 14, 2009 | By

Center Stage at the Herberger Presented by Arizona Theatre Company EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 25!  The American Tribal Love Rock Musical! Let the Sunshine In… I Got Life…I Believe in Love… Good Morning Starshine… It’s the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, the year is 1968, and a tribe of hippies in New York’s Central Park… Read more

Tom Simplot Unanimously Elected City Council Vice Mayor

January 14, 2009 | By

Today the Phoenix City Council unanimously elected District 4 Councilman Tom Simplot as vice mayor. Simplot will serve in the position until the end of the year. “I appreciate the support of my colleagues and look forward to working with the entire Council over the course of the year as we address the economic challenges… Read more

Downtown’s new park to become a gathering place

January 13, 2009 | By

The nearly 3 acre Civic Space on Central Ave in Downtown Phoenix is scheduled to open in March.  The park, which does not have a name yet, will be a very interesting space which will use water, lights, shade and art to create an oasis for nearby ASU Downtown students, office workers, residents and tourists. I think… Read more

Convention-goers seem to be enjoying Light Rail

January 13, 2009 | By

There are 2 big Conventions happening in the brand new North Building at the Phoenix Convention Center this week, The American Meteorological Society and Imaging USA which is a convention for Photographers.  I observed several groups of these convention-goers piling in to light rail cars heading in both directions to their hotels up and down… Read more

Downtown Community Coffee With The Mayor

January 8, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Gordon on Saturday, January 10th from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Mayor will be sharing about all that downtown Phoenix has to offer families and children.

We still have our Dbacks

April 30, 2008 | By

So our Suns playoffs dreams are squashed again, again by the evil aliens, known as Spurs, from planet Hoopenite.  But look on the bright side.  We have a red hot baseball team in town.  Switch the orange to red and come on down. -Mark

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Downtown Phoenix

April 30, 2008 | By

A big Cinco de Mayo Festival will be taking place at Central & Washington this weekend.  A 2 day affair with 4 stages of continuous entertainment, corporate booths, traditonal mexican food and much more. Saturday from 1 PM to Midnight and Sunday from Noon to 10 PM.  Admision is $5, children are free. get info… Read more