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  • 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

    As the new neighbor to the Phoenix Art Museum and the Phoenix Theatre, Broadstone draws inspiration from fine art, cuisine, literature and music. more >

  • Summer in the City: Top Things to Do in Downtown Phoenix

    Thermometers in Downtown Phoenix are about to get a workout: summer is officially here. But what does one do when the Valley of the Sun becomes the Surface of the Sun? You smile, that’s what. Because in Downtown Phoenix, we don’t need to beat the heat, we embrace it with tons of awesome events and […] more >

  • 5 Fun Things to See, Eat, Do and Hear This Weekend in DTPHX

    Whether you’re a wine lover, a music guru, a food fanatic — or none of the above — you’ll find something to discover (or devour) in Downtown Phoenix during the first weekend of May. Too lazy to do the research yourself? No worries. We’ve got you covered: PHX Fridays: More Art on Moreland Beer garden, food trucks, […] more >

  • New Restaurants, Jazz Festival in Store for the Urban Wine & Jazz Walk

    Start spreading the booze (and hydrating now), because the favorite event of wine lovers across the Valley returns Saturday, May 6 — this time with 100 percent more jazz. Recently reimagined as the Urban Wine & Jazz Walk, the popular event returns for its seventh year to satiate the senses of day drinkers in Downtown Phoenix and beyond. The […] more >