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The Arizona National Boat Show

January 21, 2009 | By

Big boat show happening at the Phoenix Convention Center.  Why not forget about all the depressing newspaper headlines and go dream about buying a new boat or if you have the bucks, buy one.  In addition to boats, Pro Riders will be demonstrating the newest gear and latest tricks on a 170 ft. lake on… Read more

Get some Origami Tips

January 16, 2009 | By

For those of you who have no desire to watch the Cardinals this Sunday, you can always visit the Japanese Friendship Garden and watch a demonstration of Origami, the ancient art of paper folding by Doris Asano.  The presentation is free with admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden. Presentation is at 1 PM. The Japanese… Read more

Where to watch the Cardinals beat the Eagles this Sunday

January 16, 2009 | By

If you’re not planning on going to Glendale to see the game, you can certainly find a Sports Bar in Downtown Phoenix where you can cheer on the Cards with some fellow fans,  This list is not exhaustive, just the first ones that come to mind.’ Majerle’s Sports Grill – 24 N 2nd St Coach… Read more

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