First Friday: Rendezvous

February 4, 2011 | By

After Hours Gallery debuts a new collection by Downtown-based artist Joshua Dean Wiley.

Home Sweet Home

December 16, 2010 | By

A neighborhood of gingerbread houses, created to benefit NHS Phoenix, gives the After Hours Gallery a wintry feel this Third Friday.

From the Arizona Room | 541 W. Monte Vista Rd. — Alberta Apartments

July 28, 2010 | By

As the Willo area moved toward single-family zoning in 1930, the Alberta Apartments just opened, a symbol of the “uncontrolled” development of the pre-zoning age.

From the Arizona Room | 330 W. McDowell Rd. — El Conquistador Apartments

July 21, 2010 | By

One of West McDowell’s original multi-family housing buildings packs some serious charm.

Sips and Grub | Black Cherry Waffle Cone at Pink Spot

July 20, 2010 | By

This ice cream shop is a saving grace to my oven-roasted spirits. I needed something cool.

From the Arizona Room | 309 W. Monte Vista Rd. — E.J. Middleton House

July 14, 2010 | By

One of Phoenix’s first model homes was also the first in Willo’s Broadmoor Subdivision.

From the Arizona Room | 538-542 W. McDowell Rd. — Hurley Building

July 7, 2010 | By

The Hurley Building’s central addition is a post-war example of Phoenix commercial structures as the city entered its population boom period.

First Friday: Outside In

July 1, 2010 | By

The Outside In gallery, home to the work of Matt Priebe, displays a collection of colorful, abstract expressionist paintings not to be missed.

From the Arizona Room | 544-550 W. McDowell Rd. — Hurley Building

June 30, 2010 | By

The Hurley Building represents the Willo neighborhood’s first commercial strip, and is a key building at “The Gateway to Downtown Phoenix.”

After Hours Wins Best Mixed Use

June 28, 2010 | By

Think Phoenix doesn’t have good examples of mixed-use buildings? Think again.