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Uncategorized Douglas C. TowneOctober 24, 2023
The Downtown Coffee Shop Replaced by Arizona’s Tallest Building

A restaurant entrepreneur arrived in Phoenix in 1953 and decided to take residents into the future, architecturally speaking. Ovide. A. Helsing, a native of Mobile, Alabama, had operated a chain... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Angelica PetrovOctober 13, 2023
From Ghost Tours To Poefest: 15 Spooky Halloween Events In Downtown Phoenix

When ghosts and pumpkin spice are in the air, Halloween is afoot. Downtown Phoenix has fun and spooky events for everyone to enjoy. Historic Downtown buildings are filled with more... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Taylor CostelloSeptember 26, 2023
Arizona Bioscience Week: Stories You Should Know from the Phoenix Bioscience Core

What is now a thriving 30-acre life science and innovation hub on the east side of Downtown, the Phoenix Bioscience Core was initially assembled as land by Phoenix Community Alliance... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Cris Arellano-PortAugust 2, 2023
5 Little Treats To Beat Record-Breaking Heat

“Summers aren’t bad! It’s a dry heat.” This is the classic phrase Phoenicians usually say BEFORE summer starts.  While the Valley may not get dark and gloomy winters like Northern... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Douglas C. TowneJuly 25, 2023
Verde Park: Downtown Phoenix’s First Waterworks

Verde Park, located just east of Downtown Phoenix along Van Buren Street in the Garfield Historic District, once provided the city with much more than just a recreation outlet. The... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Douglas C. TowneJune 22, 2023
The Jefferson Hotel: Downtown Phoenix’s Original Garden Spot

People worldwide have peered in suspense into an open window on the fourth floor of the Jefferson Hotel in Downtown Phoenix, though most don’t realize it. But savvy filmgoers know... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Elizabeth MontgomeryJune 14, 2023
8 Creative Cocktails and Mocktails to Cool You Down this Summer

People say things slow down in Phoenix for the summer, but we beg to differ. Downtown Phoenix mixologists are working overtime to bring you new and refreshing beverages all summer... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Downtown Phoenix Inc.June 8, 2023
‘Downtown is for Everyone’ How Businesses can Support Diversity, Inclusion with Unity Pledge

In 2013, local nonprofit ONE Community launched the UNITY Pledge. Ten years later, it is the largest equality pledge in the country.  Over 3,500 businesses and 20,000 individuals have signed... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Taylor CostelloJune 7, 2023
Summer In the City: 7 “Cool” Places In Downtown Phoenix

In the summer, air conditioning is your friend! When air conditioning arrived in the Valley, this new luxury first appeared Downtown, mainly in commercial spaces, such as the Westward Ho... continue reading. Click here for more info.

Uncategorized Elizabeth MontgomeryJune 1, 2023
Here’s Your Guide to Phoenix Fan Fusion 2023 in Downtown Phoenix

Phoenix Fan Fusion 2023 is upon us. Grab a Phoenix Down, your best cosplay attire, and get ready to nerd out.  Fan Fusion occurs Friday, June 2, to Sunday, June... continue reading. Click here for more info.

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