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  • Three Public Art Projects to Watch for in the Downtown Core

    The Downtown Phoenix skyline is changing every day, and so are its streets and sidewalks, which are becoming canvases for public art. Earlier this year, we wrote about our organization’s initiative to bring more art to Downtown Core, and with the help of our partners Artlink Inc., we’ve got more cool art projects up our […] more >

  • Hotel Developments and Renovations: Nearly 4,000 Rooms in Downtown Phoenix by 2020

    The surge of development in Downtown Phoenix is not slowing down anytime soon. With the Cambria hotel coming at the end of this year accompanied by extensive remodels of three major hotels, we can expect just under 4,000 hotel rooms in the urban core by 2020. From floor-to-ceiling room remodels to coworking spaces, you can […] more >

  • 7 Ways to Keep Cool This Summer in Downtown Phoenix

    The triple-digit temps this summer are nothing to sweat about with these fun ways to stay cool. From a mysterious puzzle room to places to get frozen treats, here are seven things to do to beat the heat in Downtown Phoenix: Admire the arts Air conditioning and art make the perfect summer combo. The Phoenix […] more >

  • 12 Fun Facts You May Not Know About Downtown Phoenix

    History buffs, Phoenix fans and newcomers: These Downtown Phoenix fun facts are for you. From hidden letters on the side of a hotel to stats that prove we’re one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, here are some interesting tidbits you may not know about our city: Phoenix once had an underground bowling alley […] more >

  • Best Of: Phoenix Fan Fusion Costumes & Things To Do This Weekend

    Phoenix Fan Fusion soared into action on Thursday, May 23 with more than 60,000 attendees expected over the Memorial Day weekend. This year, we’re extra excited about the Zia Records Pop-Up Shop in Arizona Center, photo ops with celebrities and of course, the extraordinary costumes. Check out some of the event highlights below along with […] more >

  • Then & Now: The Ultimate Guide to Historic Downtown Phoenix Buildings

    Although Downtown Phoenix may be considered a young city, there are numerous buildings, homes and warehouses that hold remarkable tales of the past. Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month in May and visit a few of these historic buildings. Or, take a day to ride by them all — many areas are bike friendly. THE ELLIS-SHACKELFORD […] more >

  • Your Guide to Trivia in Downtown Phoenix

    Gather your friends well-versed in pop culture, history, art and the obscure — it’s trivia night in Downtown Phoenix. If the prizes don’t get you motivated, perhaps the beer and wine options will pique some interest. Who knows? You may even find your new favorite hangout spot. Here are five trivia nights to get your […] more >

  • Sip, Savor and Saunter: Urban Wine Walk Returns for 9th Year

    No need to whine, the self-guided tasting tour of the year is almost here. Spend your Saturday (May 11) on the Urban Wine Walk exploring downtown and taking in the buzzing bar and restaurant scene. Sips start at 1 p.m. at the CityScape Phoenix plaza and pours continue until 6 p.m. Arrive early to be […] more >

  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Two Fun Parties in Downtown Phoenix this Sunday

    Downtown Phoenix is the best place in the Valley to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with not one, but two big parties happening right in the downtown core. Here’s what you can look forward to at each celebration. Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival Looking for an authentic Cinco de Mayo experience in Phoenix? You’re in the […] more >

  • Artist Opportunity: Renaissance Hotel and Downtown Phoenix Partnership Announce Request for Qualifications

    The following call for artists of all practices is presented by Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel and Downtown Phoenix Partnership (“Ownership Team”) with support provided by Artlink Inc. The deadline to submit is Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. (local Arizona time). BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW The Ownership Team is interested in working with an artist […] more >

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