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  • 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 >

  • 6 Bike Lane Projects Coming to a Downtown Neighborhood Near You

    Right now, Phoenix lacks a comprehensive bicycle network connecting the downtown business district with surrounding neighborhoods. But a number of improvement projects aim to change that. From road “diets” to restriping, the City of Phoenix is not only focusing on making downtown more bikeable, but more walkable and livable too. Six projects impacting downtown are in the […] more >

  • 6 Beautiful Places You Wish You Worked

    New companies — tech, startup and beyond — move to or open locations in Downtown Phoenix every day. And if office envy were contagious, we’d all have a case of it. more >

  • 10 Reasons to Love Downtown’s Anonymous Sidewalk Artist

     Here in Downtown Phoenix we have a variety of large buildings and local art, but have you tried looking down? It appears we have a mysterious sidewalk artist painting simple and lighthearted cartoons around our concrete jungle. We are uncertain of their identity but the mystery is just as exciting as their sidewalk art throughout Roosevelt Row […] more >

  • Ben’s Bells Celebrates Two Years of Kindness in Downtown Phoenix

    Since opening in 2015, the Ben’s Bells Project has been giving Phoenix locals a chance to volunteer through simple and artistic methods. The nonprofit’s presence on Roosevelt and Fourth streets aims to spread a message of kindness in Downtown Phoenix. At the Ben’s Bells studio, volunteers can participate in crafting wind chimes, which all feature […] more >

  • Discover the Story Behind ‘Malinda’ — the Bold New Mural in Downtown Phoenix

    More than 100 years after her passing, one of the most colorful characters in Downtown Phoenix’s history is making headlines again, but not for the usual reasons. On Sunday, May 28, local artists Hugo Medina and Darrin Armijo-Wardle completed a stunning and sizable mural in the alley to the north of the recently remodeled Renaissance […] more >

  • Downtown Living: Broadstone Arts District Embraces Urban Living With a Creative Approach

    One of the latest residential developments in Downtown Phoenix, Broadstone Arts District luxury apartments, is an opportunity for residents to become a part of our constantly evolving local arts scene. As the new neighbor to the Phoenix Art Museum and the Phoenix Theatre on Alvarado and McDowell Road, Broadstone draws inspiration from fine art, cuisine, literature […] more >