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  • Word on the Street: Hidden Gem

    I have a soft spot for neighborhood businesses. My father owned one. So did my grandfather. Maybe that’s why I found Fair Trade Café so darned irresistible. more >

  • Rainbows Downtown

    Rainbows Festival is what I call “Pride-lite”- it’s like Pride but without the parade. more >

  • Phoenix Mercury Playoff Excitement Tonight!

    Can you feel it? It's playoff time downtown! more >

  • Word on the Street

    Today marks the first day of the first issue of the new Downtown Weekly Insider, formerly Copper Square Connect. Every Thursday, the Insider will arrive with news, feature stories, blogs and links to your preferences more >

  • Downtown Phoenix is the Home of Sensational Spoken Word

    My favorite of all the spoken word gatherings is called "HomeBase: The Poets’ Poetry Set," which is held on the first and third Sundays of the month at the Downtown Sheraton Phoenix. more >

  • A Grand Avenue

    I feel askew when I’m walking along Grand Avenue on First Fridays. My internal compass tells me that I’ve fallen off the grid. I like that feeling. more >

  • Local Breeze Patio Cafe – A Breath of Fresh Air in Downtown Phoenix

    Local Breeze Patio Cafe is one of the coolest restaurants you'll ever visit in Downtown Phoenix! more >

  • Little Black Dress Worthy: The Orpheum Theatre

    Some places are just as magnificent as the ticketed events themselves. The Orpheum Theatre is definitely one of those places. Maybe that’s why it’s so little black dress worthy. more >

  • Phoenix Facts

    Think you know Downtown Phoenix? These little nuggets of knowledge offer a closer look at the urban heart of Arizona. more >

  • Stepping Through The Wardrobe: The Heard Museum

    So how do you get two tween kids to visit a museum? Hint: Don’t use the word museum. Call it an adventure. more >