Author: Si Robins

Si Robins

Si Robins served as the Managing Editor of DPJ, and is a Downtown Phoenix resident. Midwestern born and corn fed, Si spends most of his time drinking coffee in the glow of his computer screen.

From the Arizona Room | Encanto Park Clubhouse

March 16, 2011 | By

Encanto Park’s most iconic building still thrives 75 years after being built.

Fresh @ the Market | Stock up on St. Patty’s Day Brews

March 16, 2011 | By

Beer specials aplenty at the Urban Grocery & Wine Bar this week, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

From the Arizona Room | 10-30 N. 3rd Ave. — J.M. Walker Building

March 9, 2011 | By

Despite extensive remodels, the 1920 Neo-Classical building, now home to Sticklers, is one of Phoenix’s most intricately detailed structures.

From the Arizona Room | 736 W. Woodland Ave. — VFW Armory

March 2, 2011 | By

An abandoned building in the Woodland Historic District is a relic of old Phoenix. But does anyone care to notice?

Fresh @ the Market | Taste Dos Cabezas

March 2, 2011 | By

The winery’s varieties will be sampled in the Urban Grocery & Wine Bar from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight

Fresh @ the Market | Fresh Dairy This Saturday

February 23, 2011 | By

If you’re in the mood for cheese, the Saturday market has goods from Tillamook Cheese Company, Fiscalini Cheese Company, Rainbow Valley Farm Cheese, Crow’s Dairy and Barn Goddess Goat Cheese.

From the Arizona Room | 609 E. Adams St. — Thomas House

February 23, 2011 | By

A c.1909 Neo-Colonial Revival home in Heritage Square is still admired today for its preserved charm.

From the Arizona Room | 623 E. Adams St. — F.S. Baird Machine Shop

February 16, 2011 | By

The Pizzeria Bianco building wasn’t always a restaurant space.

Fresh @ the Market | Valentine’s Specials

February 9, 2011 | By

The market is loaded with Valentine’s deals through the holiday!

From the Arizona Room | 234 N. Central Ave. — Security Building

February 9, 2011 | By

The handsome brick office building once regularly projected a beacon that could be seen Valleywide.