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Featured Fara IllichSeptember 24, 2009
Downtown Phoenix is the Home of Sensational Spoken Word

My favorite of all the spoken word gatherings is called "HomeBase: The Poets’ Poetry Set," which is held on the first and third Sundays of the month at the Downtown Sheraton Phoenix. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 23, 2009
A Grand Avenue

I feel askew when I’m walking along Grand Avenue on First Fridays. My internal compass tells me that I’ve fallen off the grid. I like that feeling. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 22, 2009
Local Breeze Patio Cafe – A Breath of Fresh Air in Downtown Phoenix

Local Breeze Patio Cafe is one of the coolest restaurants you'll ever visit in Downtown Phoenix! Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 21, 2009
Little Black Dress Worthy: The Orpheum Theatre

Some places are just as magnificent as the ticketed events themselves. The Orpheum Theatre is definitely one of those places. Maybe that’s why it’s so little black dress worthy. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 17, 2009
Phoenix Facts

Think you know Downtown Phoenix? These little nuggets of knowledge offer a closer look at the urban heart of Arizona. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 14, 2009
Stepping Through The Wardrobe: The Heard Museum

So how do you get two tween kids to visit a museum? Hint: Don’t use the word museum. Call it an adventure. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 11, 2009
Downtown Mishap Turned Adventure!

The plan was to start at 1130, a bar in the Arizona Center that advertised $5 cosmos and $3 wines, go to the show and laugh, and then go to whatever bar looked fun. Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 10, 2009
Tequila and Art: Heard Museum's Monte Vista Club

I wanted to make one of my first official blog entries for DowntownPhoenix.com about two things I really like: tequila and art. Let’s face it, who doesn’t? Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 8, 2009
Crazy Good Phoenix Food

This blog is about Phoenix history and lore told with a twist—through fascinating conversations and glimpses into Arizona’s past from the unique perspective of a group of my native Phoenician in-laws, specifically three formidable women affectionately called the “Crazies” in our family (more on that later). Click here for more info.

Featured Fara IllichSeptember 3, 2009
We Have Liftoff

We’re very excited to launch the all new www.downtownphoenix.com, and we hope you come to think of this as your site. Just as the downtown area has evolved into the urban heart of Arizona, this portal to all things downtown is embracing the future. Click here for more info.