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I do not like the San Antonio Spurs

April 22, 2008 | By

And I hate how long it takes to drive across Texas, even just the pan handle.  May all the Spurs be forced to drive across Texas and back after they blow their two game lead and lose the series.  Shniffff Shniffff Shnifff.  (I don’t believe in curses, but just in case.) -Mark

Friends of the Phoenix Public Library Book Sale

April 22, 2008 | By

A non-profit that supports the Phoenix Public Library will host its annual book sale this weekend. The funds are used to support library programs not funded by the city of Phoenix. Friends of the Phoenix Public Library is hosting the event at its warehouse, 1330 North 29th Drive, and online. Complete details

Soul Food Anyone?

April 22, 2008 | By

If you like Soul Food, check out 7 spots that azcentral.com recommends.  4 of the 7 are in Central Phoenix. They left out a Downtown Phoenix staple for Soul Food, Bobby C’s on Washington check out the list

George Lopez at the Dodge

April 21, 2008 | By

Latino funny man George Lopez plus special guest Bryan Kellen are appearing at the Dodge for 3 nights beginning Thursday, April 24th. get info online George’s website

1130 The Restaurant having it’s Grand Opening

April 21, 2008 | By

April 24. Help welcome 1130 The Restaurant to the neighborhood with a Grand Opening Celebration and Happy Hour. Sample 1130’s great menu with complimentary hors devours. Enjoy specials on appetizers and drinks, entertainment and more. Also, join City of Phoenix officials for a special ribbon cutting ceremony. Thursday from 4:30pm-7pm. For more information call 602 368 3046.  1130 The… Read more

Hotel Monroe to open in October 2008

April 21, 2008 | By

The renovation on the 1931 Professional Building, former home of Valley National Bank in Downtown Phoenix must be moving along at breakneck speed as the Hotel Manager, Todd Iacono told Arizona Republic reporter Jahna Berry that the Hotel would be open in October. A $100 million renovation will restore the vintage lobby and will create… Read more

Conference to focus on reducing health disparities of minorities

April 20, 2008 | By

In its ongoing efforts to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities, the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center is gearing up for its sixth-annual research conference on Friday, April 25th in downtown Phoenix. The free conference runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Arizona Club atop Chase Tower. The interdisciplinary center is part… Read more

IGNITE Phoenix April gathering

April 20, 2008 | By

The Special Guest for the April meeting of IGNITE Phoenix will be Cyd West, Director of Research and Economic Partnerships for Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC).  The gathering will be at the Arcadia Farms at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central on Wednesday, April 30th, 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  Cyd’s topic will… Read more

Can’t help myself

April 20, 2008 | By

I’ll try to refrain myself in the future from posting after every game as if I’m some sort of sports writer but my oh my, these Dbacks sure are playing some nifty baseball. Did anyone see them shred the Padres again tonight? The Padres’ 6’10” pitcher, Chris Young held his own against the Dbacks’ speedy… Read more

Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show

April 20, 2008 | By

Coming up at the Arizona State Fairgrounds at 1826 W. McDowell, the Show is happening April 25th,26th & 27th.  Over 1100 exhibits and lots of seminars.  10 AM to 7 PM on Friday and Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM on Sunday. get more info online