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RideClean State Championship Bike Race in Downtown Phoenix

April 10, 2008 | By

There will be lots of people on bicycles in Downtown Phoenix this Saturday, April 12th, competing for the State Championship Criterium sponsored by RideClean.  Races start as early as 6:30 AM for 10 year old folks and continue until mid-afternoon for all ages, even seniors.  I think you can still register if you want to… Read more

Went out shopping

April 10, 2008 | By

I picked up some peanut butter, yogurt, bread, lunch meat, garbage bags, a 357 Magnum revolver, some rounds, a holster and a book on Arizona gun laws. Turns out you can walk into a gun store and walk out 10 minutes later with a hand gun and some ammo. Of course there’s a list of… Read more

Forces of Nature Gallery Grand Opening at AZ Science Center

April 10, 2008 | By

PHOENIX, AZ: As Arizona’s leading resource for public understanding of science, Arizona Science Center is revitalizing its galleries so that it may continue to bring science and technology to the very forefront for families and school groups. The first “new” gallery opening to the public is Forces of Nature, located in the Sybil B. Harrington… Read more

Haus Modern Living lands on Central

April 10, 2008 | By

Haus Modern Living has moved from the Biltmore to a new location near Central & Camelback.  Stop by tonight between 6 and 9 for their Night for Life 2008 Raffle Kickoff Party Sponsored by Kontakt Magazine w/ Mojito Bar sponsored by Tommy Bahama Rum! 4700 N Central Ave # 102 www.hausmodernliving.com

Dbacks are looking good

April 9, 2008 | By

Not only did they sweep the Rockies in Colorado, who knocked us out of the play offs last year and made it to the world series, but they came home with brooms in hand and swept the Dodgers, another tough team. This was the home opener series. This was awesome. This was six wins in… Read more

14th Annual Arizona Asian Festival

April 9, 2008 | By

April 18 – 20. East meets West at the Annual Arizona Asian Festival. This free festival features ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and such diverse entertainment as martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries. Highlights also include Japanese Taiko drums, a Chinese orchestral performance and a fashion show with traditional Asian costumes…. Read more

The latest on Jackson Street Entertainment District

April 8, 2008 | By

This just in from the Phoenix Business Journal as reported by Jan Buchholz: The Jackson Street Entertainment District proposed for downtown Phoenix may be a step closer to happening after the Phoenix City Council considers a related matter at its meeting Wednesday. After more than a year of negotiations, the city staff has hammered out… Read more

New Clothing Boutique In Downtown Phoenix

April 8, 2008 | By

When I talk to prospective and current students, there is bound to be one question that more or less asks, “What is there to do downtown?!” Those of us who live down here know that there is plenty to do. There are a number of high quality restaurants, taverns, art galleries, and music venues. And… Read more

FHA Continues to Dominate in Phoenix

April 7, 2008 | By

FHA is continuing to be the front-runner in low-down purchase loans in the country, with Phoenix picking up its share of users of the friendly product. With ZERO DOWN loans up to $355,407 in Maricopa County, through the Ameridream program and other DPAs, or down payment assistance programs, 70% of the homes that sell in… Read more

Mayor’s State of the City Address

April 7, 2008 | By

Join the Greater Phoenix Chamber and Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon to hear the Mayor’s plans for “2008 and Beyond.” Phoenix Convention Center Come early to network with city officials and City Council members sitting at your table. Wednesday, April 16, 2008 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Luncheon and Address… Read more