Author: April Atwood

April Atwood

April is a Phoenix-based freelance writer, with a particular love for constantly re-discovering this city. Although she dreams of hosting her own nature show, she spends the days in advertising and nights in downtown Phoenix, indulging in the unique community and eclectic cuisine. When not busy planning world domination, she writes, bikes, and uses a coffee press, but not in the pretentious way.

Phoenix Theatre Supports Apprentices with Downtown Housing

November 2, 2015 | By

Phoenix Theatre’s purchase of a downtown apartment complex for their apprenticeship program supports emerging theatre professionals and enriches local arts.

Phoenix 10K & Half-Marathon Takes to the Streets for 40 Years Running

October 28, 2015 | By

The Phoenix 10K & Half- Marathon will mark four decades of health and fitness on Sunday, November 1st with its annual run through downtown Phoenix.

‘Color the City’ Art Show to Benefit Hance Park

October 9, 2015 | By

Retired deputy city manager Rick Naimark will auction off his art to benefit the Hance Park Conservancy, both online and at a Third Friday event.

Former Chamber of Commerce Building Finds New Life

October 6, 2015 | By

The adaptive reuse project in Evans Churchill brings a vintage store, arcade bar and more to the one-time location of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Modern Midtown Living at Coronado Commons

September 30, 2015 | By

The Coronado Commons townhomes will bring modern, eco-conscious residences to the Midtown Museum District.

Cultivating A Homegrown Literary Scene

September 16, 2015 | By

Small publishers are helping to define the literary tradition of downtown Phoenix and make it one of the city’s essential cultural elements.

100 Years of Education at Phoenix Day

September 2, 2015 | By

Since 1915, Phoenix Day has served its community while building a legacy of high quality education and childcare for the families of central Phoenix.

Secret Soccer Kicks Off on Downtown Phoenix Rooftops

August 28, 2015 | By

Small Goal Soccer brings the beautiful game to the heart of the city.

Affordable High-End Living at en Hance Park Condos

July 28, 2015 | By

Chilean developer, Sencorp, to build 49 thoughtfully designed living spaces in Evans Churchill, near Roosevelt Row.

Downtown Culinary Creatives Offer Fresh Tastes at Ripe Awards

July 21, 2015 | By

The chefs and bartenders behind some of downtown’s best eats and drinks will be honored at annual culinary awards this Saturday at the Phoenix Art Museum.