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  • A Victorian Christmas at Rosson House

    I have tender places in my heart for old-timey Christmas traditions, hot chocolate, and free stuff. So when I heard about the Victorian Christmas events Rosson House this weekend, I was totally pumped. more >

  • Stress-Free Ways To Entertain Relatives

    Will you feel joy, a rush of nostalgia or the urge to pull out every last hair on your head? If your relatives are coming for the holidays, you’ll probably feel a little of each. To keep your hair firmly on your head, though, here are some suggestions to keep your family busy and happy while reducing stress and spending. more >

  • Auto Show Features 2010’s Meanest, Greenest Vehicles

    Hundreds of new cars, trucks, utilities, crossovers, fuel-efficient machines and prototype vehicles will be on display at the Phoenix Convention Center Thanksgiving Day through Sunday for the 2010 Arizona International Auto Show. more >

  • A World Class Zoo

    Phoenix is continuing to emerge as a great 21st Century city. All great cities have a great zoo and Phoenix has a zoo that proudly represents the status of the city, and it's getting even better. more >

  • Places to Play Hooky

    Now that the weather has officially turned "awesome," here are five places Downtown where you can enjoy a ditch day. more >

  • Where do you live?

    If downtown Phoenix is the urban heart or Arizona, then people are the lifeblood and the neighborhoods where the people live are the organs that supply it. more >

  • Buy Arizona: Apache Fair Trade Cooperative

    There’s a lot of talk nowadays about buying local. Even within the sovereign Apache nations of Arizona, there is a great need to galvanize support for local businesses. more >

  • Business Owners See Green Potential in Bike Racks

    Bike racks are popping up in front of trendy restaurants and other places along the nearly one-year-old light rail line. Many business owners are realizing more people are using bicycles in connection with mass transit in an effort to clean our air. more >

  • Grand Opening of the Phoenix Public Market

    Next week will be big for Downtown Phoenix. After years of waiting, downtown has its own brick-and-mortar grocery store. On Tuesday, October 27th, the Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery and Wine Bar officially opens. more >

  • Light Rail Playlist

    I rode the light rail on opening day, and fell in love with its sleek, silent glide. Since then, I’ve discovered that it’s the perfect place to add your own soundtrack (just remember to bring your earbuds; I’m pretty certain not everyone likes Megadeth). more >