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Spotlight 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.

Spotlight Downtown Phoenix Inc.July 14, 2021
Pitch Your Innovative Restaurant Idea For the Historic Firehouse On Hance Park

The City of Phoenix is seeking innovative and unique restaurant operators for the historic firehouse adjacent to Margaret T. Hance Park. Not to be confused with The Firehouse – a... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Downtown Phoenix Inc.June 29, 2021
Sneak Peek: Kähvi Coffee and Cafe Opening July 12 at MonOrchid

Kähvi Coffee + Cafe is a Tulum-meets-Scandinavian inspired coffee shop and eatery, serving a variety of coffee drinks, beer, wine, kombucha and light bites. Click here for more info.

Spotlight Lauren PotterJune 24, 2021
Life of Pie: Top 15 Downtown Phoenix Pizza Spots

Downtown Phoenix is becoming THE destination for pizza connoisseurs. From national award winner to local lunchtime favorites, there’s no better place in the Valley to find the perfect pie. Click here for more info.

Spotlight 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.

Spotlight 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.

Spotlight 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.

Spotlight 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.

Spotlight Marcy LaRontMay 25, 2021
Community Voices: It’s a Myth That People Experiencing Homelessness Are Lazy and Don’t Want To Work

About the author: Marcy LaRont is the director of development for St. Joseph the Worker (SJW), an employment agency, job development and support service, providing resources for job seekers who... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Spotlight 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.

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