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Upscale surf and turf eatery opens

Upscale surf and turf eatery opens

The owners of the popular Dominick’s Steakhouse at the Scottsdale Quarter are bringing their tantalizing steaks and succulent seafood to..

Karl’s returns in time for Easter

Karl’s returns in time for Easter

It has been a tough eight months for the Boerner family but things are finally looking up as they get set to open the doors to their..

Local academy is winner of the ‘Recycle Bowl’

Local academy is winner of the ‘Recycle Bowl’

Phoenix Hebrew Academy's Yaakob Almoslino and Shmuel Brekan won with: “Reuse the things you throw away to help our Earth in every way."

Yoga event benefits AZ Humane Society

Yoga event benefits AZ Humane Society

Join fellow yoga aficionados and animal lovers for a charity yoga event at the Arizona Biltmore that will benefit the Arizona Humane..

Learn the ancient art of tree trimming

Learn the ancient art of tree trimming

Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Learn more about this ancient art form and purchase a plant of..

Event raises funds for hungry families

Event raises funds for hungry families

In 2013, Phoenix’s ICM Food & Clothing Bank served more than 118,000 of the Valley’s neediest families and individuals. Instead of..

Community budget hearings set for April

Community budget hearings set for April

The city of Phoenix is facing a steep budget shortfall, which means that many city services likely will be impacted. The city manager has..

Arizona Gives Day set for April 9

Arizona Gives Day set for April 9

Presented by First Bank, Arizona Gives Day is scheduled for April 9. The 24-hour online giving initiative encourages Arizonans to recognize..

Bringing gardening up to a new level

Bringing gardening up to a new level

Long-time North Central residents Bob and Li Yen, together with other local partners, are producing and selling garden beds that elevate..

Annual Easter service in park

The 43rd Annual Easter “Sonrise” Service will be 6 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 20, at Steele Indian School Park. The service is hosted by..

Fun benefit helps Habitat for Humanity

Fun benefit helps Habitat for Humanity

Wear your favorite blue jeans and enjoy an array of gourmet samplings from the Valley’s most popular food trucks during the “Jewels and..

Get on your bikes and ride

Get on your bikes and ride

Nearly 4 percent of commuters bike to work at least once a week. Valley Metro transports more than 2.6 million bicycles on buses and light..

Nursery hosts art, food event April 12

Nursery hosts art, food event April 12

Berridge Nurseries will showcase local artists and offer a farmer’s market at its 16th annual Art in the Garden event, set for 9 a.m.-3..

Orchidfest returns to Baker Nursery

Orchidfest returns to Baker Nursery

The Desert Valley Orchid Society (DVOS) will sponsor a free and family-friendly Orchid Show and Workshop April 5-6 at Baker Nursery, 3414..

Palo Verde festival features local singer

Palo Verde festival features local singer

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts its annual Palo Verde Festival, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Sunnyslope Historical..

Pay library fines with food donation

Pay library fines with food donation

Library customers can pay overdue fees and help restock the pantries of Valley food banks during Phoenix Public Library’s annual “Food..

Pet of the Month: Firefly has a spirit burning bright

Pet of the Month: Firefly has a spirit burning bright

Firefly is a petite, colorful, 1-year-old kitty who was given up to the Arizona Humane Society because her owner was allergic. She’s a..

Donahue named new chief medical officer

Donahue named new chief medical officer

North Central resident Edward J. Donahue, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Part of..

Weeks joins team at Home Smart

Mike Weeks, lifelong Phoenix resident and North Central Phoenix specialist, has entered the home sales market with the Home Smart Advantage..

Project transforms canal for a day

Project transforms canal for a day

Identifying the need to embrace and transform the Valley’s vast network of canals into place-makers for the community, Arizona Forward on..

Register now for annual family 5K

Register now for annual family 5K

The St. Paul’s School House was not much more than a thatched, poorly constructed one-room building, but it was school to some 200..

Rezoning request for apartments withdrawn

Rezoning request for apartments withdrawn

The developers of a proposed four-story apartment complex across from the light rail station at Central Avenue and Camelback Road have..

Tips to legally care for special needs

Learn how to protect and provide for your loved ones with special needs during a free program set for 9 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at..

Urban farming tips offered in workshops

Urban farming tips offered in workshops

Kari Spencer, a Master Gardener and instructor in the Urban Farming department at SWIHA who with her family owns and operates The Micro..

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