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  • Lost Lake Festival: Get the Rundown on Music, Food, Local Flair

    Calling all foodies, music lovers and fans of having a good time. Lost Lake Festival is so close, we can feel the energy starting to build in the Phoenix metropolis. Whether you’re like me and bought your ticket back in May, or you aren’t entirely sure what this new festival is all about, you should […] more >

  • Enjoy a Pancake Brunch Al Fresco Benefitting Local Nonprofit Trees Matter

    It’s that time of year again. The monsoons have passed, the temperatures are dropping, cool breezes are blowing through the Valley and soon there will be…PANCAKES! October 28 marks the fifth annual Mesquite Pancake Breakfast hosted by Trees Matter, a local community-based nonprofit dedicated to increasing the tree canopy in the Valley. The festivities start at […] more >

  • Burgers, BBQ, Bikes: 11 New Businesses Opening Soon in Downtown Phoenix

    Believe it or not, 2018 is right around the corner. And if the thought of completing another rotation around the sun isn’t exciting enough for you, this list of new businesses is certain to brighten your day. From a French café to a bike repair shop (and even some tacos, too), check out what’s coming […] more >

  • Historic Monroe Street Abbey Update: Dreams of a Mixed-Use Community Space Take Shape

    The Monroe Street Abbey contains more than just memories. It has captured the collective imagination of the community. “It’s amazing that so many people are anxious for this place to get going — and so am I!” said Katherine Patry, a board member with the Housing Opportunity Center, which owns the building. Getting it to this […] more >

  • PopPHX Spotlights Small, Lesser-Known Boutiques

    As the demand for parking, grocery stores and retail shops in Downtown Phoenix grows, so does a desire for quality and convenience. PopPHX aspires to provide both in hopes that Downtown will improve its retail presence. PopPHX is a grassroots initiative dedicated to showcasing local merchants through pop-up shops. Ashley Bourget, a project manager with […] more >

  • Fall Theater Preview 2017: 12 Must-See Shows This Season

    From intimate jazz clubs like The Nash to grand spectacles at Symphony Hall -- Downtown Phoenix has the very best performances of the season. Check out our top picks from the Black Theatre Troupe, A/C Theatre Company, Ballet Arizona and many more. more >

  • See What the Buzz Is About: Urban Ale Trail Returns Sept. 23

    This is not your parents’ Downtown Phoenix. The days of sidewalks rolling up at 5 p.m. are over. The plague that was a dearth of downtown restaurants keeping evening hours is now vanquished. The starched shirt suburban workaday crowd no longer makes up downtown’s majority. Today, DTPHX is a thriving urban neighborhood and playground. It’s a […] more >

  • 10 Fall Events to Look Forward to

    Fall is literally around the corner, and with it comes beautiful days, cool nights and an abundance of fun things to do. So mark your calendars for these 10 upcoming festivals, listed in order of appearance. For a complete list of things do this season — including outdoor movies, theater openings and must-see concerts — check out our […] more >

  • Downtown Business Celebrates 30 Years with Sweet Summer Special

    The world was a very different place in 1987. The Bangles had the world walking like Egyptians. Patrick Swayze declared that nobody puts Baby in a corner. Aretha Franklin became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. Ronald Reagan was President, and a gallon of gas cost about […] more >

  • 5 Fun Things to Do Before the D-Backs Game

    The smell of fresh popcorn, bright lights and cheering crowds – these are some of the fond memories people associate with a Diamondbacks game. America’s favorite pastime is the perfect way to spend time with family and friends, so why not make a day of it and explore everything else Downtown Phoenix has to offer? […] more >

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