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Category: Arts & Culture

  • 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 >

  • Burgers, BBQ, Bikes: 11 New Businesses Opening Soon in Downtown Phoenix

    Believe it or not, 2018 is right around the corner. And if the thought of completing another rotation around the sun isn’t exciting enough for you, this list of new businesses is certain to brighten your day. From a French café to a bike repair shop (and even some tacos, too), check out what’s coming […] more >

  • Historic Monroe Street Abbey Update: Dreams of a Mixed-Use Community Space Take Shape

    The Monroe Street Abbey contains more than just memories. It has captured the collective imagination of the community. “It’s amazing that so many people are anxious for this place to get going — and so am I!” said Katherine Patry, a board member with the Housing Opportunity Center, which owns the building. Getting it to this […] 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 >

  • 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 >

  • 5 Fun Things to Do Before the D-Backs Game

    The smell of fresh popcorn, bright lights and cheering crowds – these are some of the fond memories people associate with a Diamondbacks game. America’s favorite pastime is the perfect way to spend time with family and friends, so why not make a day of it and explore everything else Downtown Phoenix has to offer? […] more >

  • Key Players Help Downtown Phoenix Become Valley’s Premier Music Destination

    With the opening of The Van Buren music club, Downtown Phoenix now offers venues at nearly every occupancy level. more >

  • Downtown Living: Union @ Roosevelt Adds Sustainability, Walkability to Downtown Apartment Options

      Located at First Avenue and Roosevelt Street, Union @ Roosevelt is the latest residential development to open its doors in greater Downtown Phoenix. Led by local company Metrowest Development, Union brings 80 new apartments to the list of 818 total downtown residential units completed so far in 2017. What makes it unique, however, is its focus on […] 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 >

  • New One of a Kind Plant, Art Boutique Opens in Downtown Phoenix

    The locally owned shopped is brimming with handmade pottery; folk art; plants; locally made furniture; paintings; and other decorations and clothing accessories from around the United States, Mexico and Ecuador. more >