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  • 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 >

  • 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 >

  • Downtown Business Celebrates 30 Years with Sweet Summer Special

    The world was a very different place in 1987. The Bangles had the world walking like Egyptians. Patrick Swayze declared that nobody puts Baby in a corner. Aretha Franklin became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. Ronald Reagan was President, and a gallon of gas cost about […] 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 >

  • Summer Deals Keep Downtown’s New Marriott Highrise Cool This Season

    Since opening in May, Arizona residents started hopping aboard the summer deal train at the dual-brand Residence Inn and Courtyard in Downtown Phoenix. 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 >

  • Just Announced: Lost Lake Festival Lineup Brings Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Major Lazer to Phoenix

    The lineup for the inaugural Lost Lake Festival in Phoenix has been announced. From Superfly, the creators of other major music festivals Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, the three-day music festival is slated to rock Phoenix’s Steele Indian School Park October 20-22. Over three days, festival goers can lose themselves in more than 40 musical acts, culinary experiences, […] more >

  • Take a Walking Tour with the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors

    The Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors are kind of like urban experts. We can help you find a parking spot, make a dining recommendation, walk you to your car, or even take you on a fun guided tour. My passion is history, so I came up with this walking tour based on its proximity to historic buildings, […] more >