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  • Summer Shade: 400 Trees Planted in the Downtown Core

    400 trees, more than 20,000 pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the air and a team of eight working hard to make it all happen. If you’ve taken a walk or bike ride down our sidewalks recently, you may have noticed quite the influx of trees in the last four years — all thanks to […] more >

  • Traffic blocks & safety exercises: What you need to know about the Homeland Security Conference this week

    The City of Phoenix will partner with the National Homeland Security Association to host the 13th annual National Homeland Security Conference June 17-20, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The National Homeland Security Conference will bring nearly 1,400 attendees from around the nation to Phoenix for educational and informative sessions on best practices an emerging […] more >

  • 6 Downtown Phoenix Sushi Restaurants to Try on National Sushi Day

    Downtown Phoenix may be in the middle of the Sonoran Desert, but this land-locked city is also home to some top-notch sushi bars. From upscale dining to quick grab-and-go rolls, you’ll get hooked on these six spots to try for National Sushi Day on June 18. Omoide Sushi & Noodle Bar Tucked away in the […] more >

  • Best Happy Hour Deals in Downtown Phoenix

    Your guide to cheap drafts and half-priced apps. more >

  • Banner Urgent Care Opens in Downtown Phoenix

    Responding to population growth in the area, Banner Urgent Care will open a new location in Downtown Phoenix – becoming the only major urgent-care provider in the core. Banner Urgent Care will be on the northwest corner of First and Washington streets, adjacent to the Valley Metro light rail stop at Central Avenue and Washington. […] more >

  • Your Guide to Downtown Phoenix Coffee Shops

    Where’s your favorite place to espresso yourself? Downtown Phoenix has the highest density of coffee shops in the Valley with energized places to work, hang out and savor crafted sips. Here are 20 coffee shops in downtown that deserve the buzz: Be Coffee & Tea This coffee shop in monOrchid comes with a neighboring gallery […] more >

  • 10 Dog-Friendly Destinations in Downtown Phoenix

    We know finding a fun place to hang out with your pup can be ruff — especially if you’re not familiar with the destination’s rules and doggie amenities. Luckily, many downtown businesses have opened their patios, parks and stadiums up to our canine friends. From cozy patios to dog-friendly baseball seats, here are some of […] more >

  • Best Of: Phoenix Fan Fusion Costumes & Things To Do This Weekend

    Phoenix Fan Fusion soared into action on Thursday, May 23 with more than 60,000 attendees expected over the Memorial Day weekend. This year, we’re extra excited about the Zia Records Pop-Up Shop in Arizona Center, photo ops with celebrities and of course, the extraordinary costumes. Check out some of the event highlights below along with […] more >

  • Then & Now: The Ultimate Guide to Historic Downtown Phoenix Buildings

    Although Downtown Phoenix may be considered a young city, there are numerous buildings, homes and warehouses that hold remarkable tales of the past. Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month in May and visit a few of these historic buildings. Or, take a day to ride by them all — many areas are bike friendly. THE ELLIS-SHACKELFORD […] more >

  • Burger Bucket List: 9 Best Bites Between Buns in Downtown Phoenix

    Challenge: Try not to drool as you peruse these mouthwatering DTPHX burgers. Then, start sampling for yourself in celebration of National Burger Month throughout May. Here are nine Downtown Phoenix eateries that hamburglarized my food-loving heart: The Arrogant Butcher Smothered in cheese? Yes, please. Paired with crisp and flavorful fries, The Arrogant Butcher’s simple, yet […] more >

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