Author: Jill Bernstein

Jill Bernstein

Jill Bernstein is a longtime Phoenician with more than 30 years experience in writing, editing, marketing, and event production. She loves vibrant, pedestrian-oriented urban neighborhoods filled with eclectic businesses, good food, and interesting faces. Always ready to embrace a good anachronistic phrase, she is “pleased as Punch” to see downtown Phoenix coming to life.

An Explorer’s Guide to the Grand Avenue Festival

October 17, 2012 | By

Get the most out of this unique “walking festival” covering several blocks of Grand Avenue and including 35 different galleries, boutiques, and artist studios.

The Green, Green Grass of Ro2

October 11, 2012 | By

Avelis Biotech contributes to the development of a downtown park at a molecular level.

A Temporary Future for Empty Lots?

February 22, 2012 | By

Local community groups hosted a discussion with Mayor Stanton and sustainability expert, William McDonough, on temporary activation of Phoenix’s empty lots.

A Fresh Look at the Phoenix Center for the Arts

February 8, 2012 | By

Joseph Benesh, the new operations manager of the Phoenix Center for the Arts, has big plans for growing the Center as a hub for Downtown arts and culture.

Downtown Mainstay Holgas Morphs Into International Artist Residency

December 15, 2011 | By

Holgas – 10 Years Gone, A Retrospective celebrates the passing of a torch of the live/work space with the artists who made it their home over the years.

Bus Tour Traces the Footsteps of Trunk Murderer Winnie Ruth Judd

October 14, 2011 | By

Bus tour follows in footsteps of infamous Phoenix trunk murderer, Winnie Ruth Judd.