The Living Dead Invade First Friday in Search of… Stuff?

October 2, 2009 | By

The living dead are invading First Friday, but fear not, they won’t be there looking for brains.

First Friday: First @ Park (and a Whole Lot More)

October 1, 2009 | By

Friday debuts First @ Park, where Civic Space’s businesses, arts spaces and, well, park space all come together in celebration of First Friday.

It All ‘Adds’ Up: Christoph Kaiser and His Garfield Neighborhood

September 23, 2009 | By

Christoph Kaiser is helping to rebuilding Garfield one house at a time. Once an epicenter of gang activity and urban blight in Downtown Phoenix, Kaiser’s houses are now at the heart of Garfield’s resurgence, and among the coolest in Downtown Phoenix.

First Friday Opening of Heritage Square Art Space

September 3, 2009 | By

Artist Sean Deckert saw potential in the wide expanses and open-air feel of Heritage Square while he was working as a bartender at Rose and Crown. Now he’s opening an outdoor gallery in the park.

Adobe Home in North Garfield Historic District

August 27, 2009 | By

Great opportunity for a historical home enthusiast to own an adobe home in Downtown Phoenix.

Zombies Invade Space 55

August 25, 2009 | By

Each month, The Improvised Book Club, an ensemble of some of Phoenix’s best improvisers, chooses a different book to read. Then, on the fourth Sunday of the month, they get together at Space 55 to discuss the book in an open setting and providing their unique take on things. Oprah’s Book Club this is not…

Sips and Grub | Cup of Sweet Toast at Welcome Diner

August 25, 2009 | By

For this wondrous journey, I didn’t even need to leave my neighborhood. The Garfield District is blessed with one of those rare finds, the Welcome Diner.

Downtown Event Introduces ASU Students to Art, Commerce and Culture

August 14, 2009 | By

Downtown denizens are mixing business with pleasure at a weekend event that will introduce ASU students to the benefits of an urban lifestyle.

Historic Fixer on 2 1/2 lots in Garfield

August 4, 2009 | By

A property like this rarely becomes available. This is probably one of only ten truly individually significant historic buildings in the Garfield historic district. Built in 1913, an original, nearly 2100 sq ft, two story brick bungalow with formal living, formal dining, large kitchen with original cabinetry and a huge pantry and laundry room. Great sized bedrooms downstairs, four bedrooms, bath, and foyer landing upstairs. Terrific windows throughout and solid wood floors in much of the house.

Courtney Marie Andrews’ Painter’s Hands

July 29, 2009 | By

Phoenix-born-and-bred singer/songstress Courtney Marie Andrews is throwing a mega-folk party at Modified Arts on Friday, July 31 to celebrate the release of her second full-length record, Painter’s Hands and a Seventh Son. Andrews has been crooning up arts venues around Phoenix for several years now and is a founding member of budding Phoenix label River Jones Music.