Sports & Rec

Sports & Rec

D-Back’s Return Expected To Boost Downtown

April 6, 2009 | By

Monday marks the return of Major League Baseball to downtown Phoenix with the Arizona Diamondbacks opening the 2009 season against the Colorado Rockies.

Opening Day and the subsequent 81 home games at Chase Field are expected to give a much needed economic boost to bars and restaurants surrounding the stadium.

Diamondbacks Open Season Monday

April 3, 2009 | By

Baseball is important. At least to me.

Monday marks the start of the 11th season of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the first full season that the light rail will be running.

Businesses Get On Light Rail Bandwagon

March 6, 2009 | By

When light-rail construction scared off scores of shoppers, many struggling downtown merchants considered the $1.4 billion line more of a curse than a blessing. Light rail began running in December, and what a difference a few months has made. Last week, several downtown business owners lobbied a transit agency to make sure that their shops would sit near a future light-rail route.

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!

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).

SoDo coming to life during All Star Week

February 9, 2009 | By

The vintage warehouses in the Downtown Phoenix Warehouse District aka SoDo will be springing into action this week, hosting NBA All Star parties, fashion shows, probably a little comedy thrown in and if you are in need of some casual, vintage clothing you will be able to pick that up as well.

Downtown Phoenix on International Stage this week

February 9, 2009 | By

Just a few weeks ago, Arizona captured the international sports spotlight with the Cardinals Superbowl appearance and now this coming week we get to be in the spotlight again, this time by hosting the NBA All-Star Game and associated events.

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

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

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