Tag: The Bearded Truth

The Bearded Truth | It’s Our Town, Slow Down

December 21, 2009 | By

Many of the streets in Downtown Phoenix are residential roads because (newsflash) people live in Downtown Phoenix.

The Bearded Truth | The Art of Phoenix

December 14, 2009 | By

In the spirit of continually making Phoenix more amazing, I suggest to you that supporting local artistic endeavors should be at the top of your holiday shopping list.

The Bearded Truth | ASU as a Partner

December 7, 2009 | By

The once-lifeless capital city of Arizona has taken on a new look and feel recently, complete with a bustling Arizona State University campus in the heart of Downtown.

The Bearded Truth | Size Does Matter

November 23, 2009 | By

In Phoenix, city councilors are responsible for a flock of nearly 200,000 people — many times made up of dozens of smaller communities with uniquely individual needs.

The Bearded Truth | Leadership vs. Management

November 9, 2009 | By

Let’s allow our city manager to manage, and hold our elected leadership accountable for the future of Phoenix.

The Bearded Truth | Oh Captain, My Captain

November 2, 2009 | By

We have an outstanding portfolio of visual and performing artists in the Phoenix area, but I think it’s time for a writing renaissance in the Valley.

The Bearded Truth | The Locavore Lifestyle

October 5, 2009 | By

I try as hard as I can to partake in the locavore lifestyle. However, I find that sometimes a green life requires that other type of green.

The Bearded Truth | Time for a Spirited Movie Experience?

September 21, 2009 | By

The concept is not new — many cities around the country have movie theaters and bars in the same building. But, as light rail, professional sports and great food has showed us, it doesn’t need to be a new idea to have a huge impact on Downtown Phoenix.

The Bearded Truth | Shop Local, Eat Local, Vote Local

September 14, 2009 | By

While the national elections are exciting, and monopolize most water cooler conversations and chain emails, I find the real excitement of politics when the issues are close to home. Yes, even elections are going local.

The Bearded Truth | July 24th, 2009

July 24, 2009 | By

If I Stay It Will Be Double Last week’s post hit a nerve. Struck a chord. Caused a commotion. And hopefully (yes, I have hope) it will stir people into action. Before I take a stab on how best to retain our talent, though, I would like to clarify a few things: First, I did… Read more