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Spotlight Fara IllichJune 25, 2020
Don Olund Retires From Downtown Phoenix Partnership After 27 Years, 50,000 Graffiti Tags Removed

After nearly 30 years, and removing a staggering 50,000 tags and stickers during his career, Don Olund retires from the Downtown Phoenix Partnership. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Douglas C. TowneJune 11, 2020
Like Moths To Neon Light: The New Windsor Hotel Continues to Captivate After 123 Years 

The New Windsor Hotel dates all the way back to 1893, when guests arrived in stagecoaches. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichMarch 6, 2020
Historic Luhrs Building To Become Upscale Hotel

Fans of the historic Luhrs Building will soon get a chance to sleep amongst its hallowed halls. PEG Companies purchased the building in December 2019 for $14 million, and recently... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichFebruary 7, 2020
Black History Month: 10 Phoenix Places Commemorating African American Heritage

Some examples of historic African-American properties still standing from Phoenix's early days. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Downtown Phoenix Inc.December 20, 2019
Your 2019 Guide to Year-End Giving in Downtown Phoenix

Homelessness and poverty are year-round problems, but during the holidays, people tend to think most about it the most and want to give back. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichDecember 20, 2019
South Central Light Rail Construction: Here’s What You Need to Know

The 5.5-mile, $1.35 billion light rail project linking south Phoenix to downtown and elsewhere in the Valley is now officially underway. Valley Metro started construction in October, with crews identifying... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichDecember 19, 2019
‘Thinking Big Picture’ During the Season of Giving

In the three-block radius surrounding the Human Services Campus just west of Downtown Phoenix, dozens of people are camped in close quarters. Refuse is piled high. It’s pretty typical for... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichDecember 19, 2019
Snow Week Turns Heritage and Science Park into Mini Winter Wonderland Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Snow Week 2018 comes to the Arizona Science Center Dec. 26. through Jan. 1. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Downtown Phoenix Inc.November 6, 2019
Want to Open a Bike Shop in DTPHX? Downtown’s First Bike Commuter Facility Could Be Your Chance

To help serve the growing number of people looking for car-free or parking-free transportation options in the urban core, Downtown Phoenix Inc., in partnership with Valley Metro, RED Development and the City of Phoenix, is launching a bike commuter facility on the ground floor of CityScape Phoenix. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Fara IllichOctober 22, 2019
Arizona Housing Crisis: How Home Buyers Can Help With Just $25

  Buy a new home to help someone get closer to one.  That’s what banking executive Howard Epstein and the Arizona Community Foundation hope to achieve through a new initiative... continue reading. Click here for more info.

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