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Education Donna ReinerSeptember 16, 2021
Downtown’s Original Hangout: The 1920 High School Pharmacy

In Phoenix's early years, the High School Pharmacy was a popular hangout for youngsters. Here's a brief history of its owners, employees, and some of the locals it served. Click here for more info.

Education Donna ReinerJuly 14, 2021
Then and Now: From Downtown’s Mule-Drawn Trolley To Light Rail

Light rail wasn’t Phoenix’s first use of the tracks for mass transit. And those old tracks periodically are rediscovered in some areas of that original system. Mule-drawn trolley cars in... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Education Downtown Phoenix Inc.June 25, 2021
Suns, Mercury, Banner Health Cohost Vaccination Event Downtown

The Phoenix Suns and Mercury in partnership with Banner Health will host “Vaccinate the Valley,” a walk-up vaccination event June 22-30. Arizonans will have multiple opportunities to receive the first dose... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Education Douglas C. TowneJune 17, 2021
‘Human Spider’ Free-Climbs Downtown Phoenix’s First Skyscraper

Shortly after the completion of Phoenix’s first skyscraper, an excited, death-defying feat took place atop the Heard Building. Click here for more info.

Education Donna ReinerJune 10, 2021
The Many Lives of Downtown’s Historic Charles Pugh House

Most recently serving as a restaurant, from 1975 until the '90s, the Charles Pugh House has had quite the colorful life in its 125 years in existence. Here are some snippets. Click here for more info.

Education Leanna TaylorJune 3, 2021
Community Voices: Pet-Owners ‘Disproportionately Affected’ By Housing Crisis

As the homelessness and eviction crisis deepens, pet-owning families are disproportionately affected. This includes a significant percentage of seniors, single women and children. Click here for more info.

Education Marshall ShoreJune 1, 2021
LGBTQ+ Tour of DTPHX

Some of the buildings may be gone, but the memories will last a lifetime. Take a journey through Downtown Phoenix's colorful, queer history with the Valley's own Hip Historian, Marshall Shore. Click here for more info.

Education Howard EpsteinMay 18, 2021
Community Voices: Together We Can End Homelessness in Arizona $25 at a Time

A unique solution to a complex problem: the Arizona Housing Fund invites everyone to take part in expanding affordable housing, and effectively reducing homelessness in Phoenix and across the state. Click here for more info.

Education Donna ReinerMay 13, 2021
Pushy Women Who Got Things Done: History of the Phoenix Public Library, Art Museum

Over the course of time, women have cajoled, twisted arms, nudged, and then nudged harder. Then called not-so-complimentary names for doing so. In a recent series of talks I gave... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Education Jamie TrufinApril 22, 2021
Earth Day Sustainability: Circular Economy, Plastic Bags, Compost and Business

Looking for ways to be more sustainable? Here are some easy tips. Click here for more info.

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