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  • Celebrate Historic Preservation Month with these 7 Downtown Gems

    Historic buildings and the stories behind them are a reminder of a city’s culture and heritage. From the warmth of the materials like old bricks or wood, to the unique architectural styles, historic buildings have an intrinsic value that adds permanence to a city, and provide the foundation for the stories that give us a sense […] more >

  • Urban Wine and Jazz Walk 2018 Brings All Our Favorite Things Together

    On Saturday, May 12 from 1-6 p.m., Urban Wine & Jazz Walk returns. more >

  • University of Arizona Eller MBA Programs On the Rise in Downtown Phoenix

    With 158 students currently enrolled across programs, Eller College is a small but growing presence downtown. Since the move from Scottsdale, enrollment is up 32 percent since 2013. more >

  • Let’s Talk About Tacos: 7 Places to Get Your Fix in DTPHX

    Spring has sprung and Downtown Phoenix is bustling with people looking to work and play in the city. Whether you’re here for a Diamondbacks game or just need a bite to eat, tacos are always the way to go. I had the difficult task of picking out a few of my favorites and having to […] more >

  • New Infographic Shows How Much Downtown Phoenix Has Changed in 10 Years

    More than a good place to go to school, work, or start a business, downtown is Arizona’s true urban playground – and the door for opportunity is open. more >

  • 7 Best Spots for Soup in Downtown Phoenix

    It’s no secret: the Downtown Phoenix dining scene is thriving. In the past year alone, more than a dozen bars and restaurants have opened. With more than 170-plus dining options, downtown is not only the place to get the best breakfast, pizza and burger in Arizona — it’s also home to some pretty stellar soups. […] more >

  • The Story Behind the Nevercrew Bear Mural in Downtown Phoenix (VIDEO)

    With it’s bright turquoise and coral accents, lifelike bears, and small robots at the bottom, the 75-foot surrealist mural on the south side of the Heard Building — “El Oso Plateado and the Machine” — catches the eye like nothing else in Downtown Phoenix. Over the course of ten days in February, Christian Rebecchi and […] more >

  • You Can’t Spell Heart Without Art: Celebrate 30 Years of Art Detour March 15-20

    You can’t spell heart without art and Art Detour 30 is just that — the heart of downtown’s thriving arts and culture scene. As Phoenix’s original art walk, we guess you could say Art Detour gave our arts scene its beat when it started 30 years ago. And this year, for its 30th anniversary — […] more >

  • Local Artists Selected For Downtown Bike Rack Project

    Downtown Phoenix is getting ready to roll out new artist-designed bike racks, and the design prototypes will be unveiled during Art Detour 30. In December of last year, 28 local artists submitted their portfolios to the Pedal to the Metal: PHX Bike Rack Project, an urban arts initiative spearheaded by Downtown Phoenix Inc., Artlink, the […] more >

  • You’re invited: Pedal to the Metal Bike Art Show

    We’re pedaling art. During the 30th anniversary of Art Detour, Phoenix’s original art walk festival, we’ll be hosting a bike-themed exhibition. In addition to original works for sale by amazingly talented local artists, we’ll be unveiling the winning prototypes of the Pedal to the Metal: PHX Bike Rack Project. Functional, yet stylish — these bike racks […] more >