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Category: Community

  • Helping Downtown’s Homeless: Nonprofits Suggest Donating Time, Other Goods Instead of Meals

    Nothing brings people together like the power of food, especially around the holidays. So during the season of giving, it’s no surprise that many people want to donate a home-cooked meal. Handing out meals on the street really ramps up this time of year around the Human Services Campus, just west of Downtown Phoenix. It’s […] more >

  • PJs in the Park Returns With Free Family Fun for all Ages

    Free movies under the stars featuring "Frozen" and "Edward Scissorhands" returns Saturday, Dec. 16. more >

  • Councilwoman Thelda Williams, Larry Lazarus, Rick Naimark, Tim Sprague Honored at Center City Starr Awards

    The Phoenix Community Alliance (PCA) held its Annual Member Luncheon Meeting on Thursday at Galvanize Phoenix. more >

  • Downtown Phoenix Art Project Will Net 50 New Bike Racks Across City

    In a creative city known for its art and up-and-coming bike culture, stylish and functional bike racks are both a natural fit, and a necessity. Through a new urban arts initiative, at least 50 new locally designed bike racks will be added to our city’s streets in spring 2018. Downtown Phoenix Inc., in partnership with […] more >

  • Phoenix Volunteer Fair Debuts Dec. 9

    Downtown Phoenix is known for a lot of things, like great food, vibrant public spaces, pro sports, family-friendly cultural destinations, innovative businesses and live music. It’s also quickly becoming known for something else — its indomitable community spirit. As waves of new students, residents and employees rush into downtown and central Phoenix, they seek nightlife, […] more >

  • Helping Downtown’s Homeless: Ways To Donate, Volunteer, Get Involved

    A host of Downtown Phoenix food banks and charities work year-round to serve the unemployed, working poor and homeless. During the season of giving, consider donating to downtown organizations that are committed to ending homelessness. Many of them are in dire need of money, volunteers, nonperishable food, and other high-demand items like backpacks, jeans, underwear, socks, […] more >

  • Cycle the City: A Guide to Downtown Group Rides

    Biking through Downtown Phoenix is easier than ever with recent bike lane projects connecting the city’s parks, neighborhoods and businesses. The additional space for bicyclists has brought an ensemble of bike groups that meet up for weekly or monthly rides. Many of these bike groups are for riders of all ages and experience levels, making it […] more >

  • Noche en Blanco: Picnic Under the Stars to Benefit Hance Park

    On Saturday, Oct. 28, hundreds of people dressed in white will come together for a picnic under the stars benefitting the future of Margaret T. Hance Park. more >

  • 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 >