Tag: tempe

Take Transit to Fourth Celebrations, Win Big

June 29, 2010 | By

Ride the bus, light rail, bike or walk to your Fourth of July plans and win great prizes along the way!

Chemical Relief: New Snack Shop Offers a Dose of Feel-Good

October 12, 2009 | By

Chemical Relief, a snack shop with plans to one day be a cooperative grocery, has opened residence on the main floor of the monOrchid.

“Downtown is Ovah!”

October 11, 2009 | By

A recent blog declaring Downtown Phoenix’s music scene dead (or “ovah”), has given former Format member and local merchandise guru Sam Means an opportunity to gather community support.

Thoughts on Modified Arts

September 28, 2009 | By

By now most have heard the news that broke yesterday that Kimber Lanning is stepping down from her helm at Modified Arts, and the indie music that is oh so loved here is going with her.

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.

Rethinking Our Canals

September 8, 2009 | By

Phoenix residents might consider themselves lucky to live along the 131 miles of canals, some of the only waterfront property in the Valley. That excitement is tempered a bit when one actually looks at some stretches of the canals.

‘When in AZ’ Showcases Arizona Music

September 4, 2009 | By

From my experience, it seems that many people have the misconception that Arizona is lacking when it comes to having an actual musical scene. Hopefully the release of the new “When in AZ” compilation can change their tune.

Drive a Soul and Rock ‘n Roll

August 26, 2009 | By

Kia’s Soul Collective event motors into Downtown Phoenix this week, and it gives visitors the opportunity to test drive a sweet ride and witness some some face-melting rock.

Night Rail (now with more pics!)

August 2, 2009 | By

The first ever Night Rail event can be summed up in one phrase, “Veni, vidi, vici” – we came, we saw, we conquered.

The event was organized to show support for the extended light rail hours for Friday and Saturday evenings until 2 a.m. On Friday, July 31st light rail supporters gathered at various locations along on the line with plans to merge the groups in downtown Phoenix.