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.

Shipping Container Developments Make Their Home in Downtown

July 8, 2015 | By

Architects StarkJames bring The Oscar and Containers on Grand shipping container developments to downtown Phoenix.

2015 BALLE Conference Celebrated Phoenix’s Independent Side

June 25, 2015 | By

Independent businesses leaders from across the country attended the annual business and community-focused conference earlier this month in Phoenix.

Downtown Phoenix to Host Localism Conference

June 5, 2015 | By

Local business owners from around the nation will converge at Balle Conference beginning June 10.

Building a Vision for Downtown Phoenix Living

April 14, 2015 | By

Metrowest Development partners are piecing together a downtown for urban dwellers.

Visualizing Downtown Phoenix’s Future

January 30, 2015 | By

Downtown Phoenix: Today and Tomorrow, is a 3D representation of Phoenix development.

‘Containers on Grand’ Bring New Residential Options to Downtown

December 24, 2014 | By

Repurposed shipping containers will offer innovative housing options on Grand.

PoeFest Thrills and Chills at the Hotel San Carlos

October 14, 2014 | By

Downtown’s historic and haunted Hotel San Carlos plays host to spine-tingling Halloween theater with PoeFest throughout October.

Next Steps for Hance Park

April 14, 2014 | By

The Master Plan was warmly received by the community and unanimously approved by Phoenix City Council.

Market to Open in Historic DeSoto Building

April 2, 2014 | By

An indoor market, cafe and eatery will bring new life to the corner of Central and Roosevelt.

Community Celebration to Reveal Hance Park Plans

March 26, 2014 | By

Come see the redesign for Hance Park, Thursday night, March 27th.