Education Fara IllichApril 27, 2022
Million Dollar Teacher Project Launches Program To Support Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

What meaningful thing can you do for teachers who have spent years working in challenging circumstances for lower-than-average wages? Million Dollar Teacher Project is trying to answer that very question. Click here for more info.

Education Sara Scoville-WeaverApril 14, 2022
Last Chance To Apply For Downtown Small Business Grants

There are a limited number of Downtown Phoenix small business grants still available. Here's how to apply. Click here for more info.

Education Taylor CostelloApril 14, 2022
(Temporarily) Adjusting to Upcoming Light Rail Track Updates

To connect existing downtown light rail service with the upcoming South Central Extension project, the tracks require massive updates affecting transportation access. Starting Saturday, April 16, crews begin work to... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Education Douglas C. TowneOctober 21, 2021
Reaching For the Sun: Downtown’s Iconic Westward Ho

Phoenix’s skyline—and its history—would seem incomplete without the towering presence of the Westward Ho. Click here for more info.

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 Marshall ShoreJune 15, 2021

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 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.

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