Mayor Gordon appointed to EPA advisory committee

Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon was recently appointed to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Government Advisory Committee, representing mayors across the U.S.

The EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to its administrator, assists in developing a stronger partnership with local governments and helps build state and local capacity to deliver environmental services and programs. The mayor’s two-year term began on August 30.

MMDNA turns two

The Midtown Museum District Neighborhood Association is turning 2 years old on Wednesday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m. A celebration will be held at the Fairfield Inn and Suites (2520 N. Central Ave.) in Midtown Phoenix. Come enjoy light refreshments and hear keynote speaker Councilman Tom Simplot.

Windsor, Churn coming to Uptown

Postino’s Craig DeMarco just can’t stay busy enough, so he’s opening two new concepts on the Postino on Central block north of Camelback Road. Churn, an artisan ice cream house featuring pastries and coffee, will pair up next door to Windsor, an “all-American” restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The side-by-side concepts, scheduled to open in November, were recently penned on Arizona Republic food critic Howard Seftel’s “10 most anticipated new restaurants for 2010-11.”