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Shop, bowl during ‘Independents Week’ events in June

Shop, bowl during ‘Independents Week’ events in June

Phoenix residents can show their support of local businesses—and hobnob with local bands—during two special events slated this month to..

De la Cruz family brings tasty eats to two locations in Phoenix

De la Cruz family brings tasty eats to two locations in Phoenix

Most owners have enough on their hands with the opening of one restaurant, but the De la Cruz brothers just couldn’t pass up two great..

Local salon marks 20th anniversary

Local salon marks 20th anniversary

Salon Estique was established June 20, 1994 by co-owners Brenda Barnaby, Kelly Boudreau and Cheryl Finn. They had a vision to create a..

Tee up when the sun goes down

Tee up when the sun goes down

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department offers golfers a unique way to escape the daytime heat this summer with night golf at the..

Book helps ID trees in AZ

Book helps ID trees in AZ

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree Is..

Students travel to Sister Cities

Students travel to Sister Cities

Twenty-three Phoenix high school students were selected as youth ambassadors to travel to Phoenix’s sister cities through a reciprocal..

Special celebration for pool reopening

Special celebration for pool reopening

Councilwoman Thelda Williams will preside over a grand re-opening celebration 6 to 8 p.m. June 6 for the rebuilt and improved Cortez Pool,..

Protect yourself from alarm system scams

Protect yourself from alarm system scams

Warm summer months tend to bring out sunscreen, swimsuits and alarm system salespeople. While the majority of these salespeople are from..

Fun finds for Father’s Day

Fun finds for Father’s Day

On July 19, 1910, the governor of the U.S. state of Washington proclaimed the nation’s first “Father’s Day.” However, it was not..

Pet of the Month: Active tabby seeks playful parents

Pet of the Month: Active tabby seeks playful parents

With an endless supply of feisty spunk, Catipurr is an extremely curious, active and adventurous kitty who could play all day. The..

Summer Beer Dinners return to Biltmore

Summer Beer Dinners return to Biltmore

A summer series of Biltmore Beer Dinners will pair Arizona and California microbrews with original menus crafted by Executive Chef Gordon..

Steak 44 donates to children’s hospital

Steak 44 donates to children’s hospital

It has been nearly 23 years since Jake Mastro, son of restaurateur Mike Mastro and his wife, Brenda, had to be airlifted to Phoenix..

Nomination open for Encore Prize

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is now accepting applications for the 2014 Piper Trust Encore Prizes for Exceptional Organizations...

New fireworks law applies statewide

New fireworks law applies statewide

Phoenix firefighters respond to more fires on the 4th of July than any other day in the year. Careless handling of fireworks cause..

New digital options for library patrons

Phoenix Public Library has launched a new online service, providing access to thousands of titles in digital video, music and..

Neighborhood fights upscale apartments

Neighborhood fights upscale apartments

A newly formed neighborhood association just east of State Route 51 and north of Indian School Road has filed enough petitions to force a..

‘Fence Patrol’ program returns for summer

‘Fence Patrol’ program returns for summer

Fulton Homes, for the 12th consecutive year, launched its popular Fence Patrol program in April, which gives away one pool fence a week to..

Shared workspace features café, more

Shared workspace features café, more

A transformative work environment for mobile professionals, “mod” opened last month on the southwest corner of Thomas Road and Central..

Robles wins Excellence Award

Robles wins Excellence Award

Maria Karen Robles, an employee at Holiday Retirement senior living community Madison Meadows, recently received Holiday’s Touch of..

Realty Executives honors top agents for 2013

Realty Executives honors top agents for 2013

Realty Executives Phoenix, a leading Arizona real estate brokerage, honored its top agents at the Realty Executives Phoenix Awards Banquet..

Show your A grades, get a free treat at Lola

Show your A grades, get a free treat at Lola

While many kids are anxiously await the arrival of their report cards and summer vacation, Lola Coffee, Tapas and Wine Bar at The Yard is..

Interior design studio offers array of products

Interior design studio offers array of products

Aesthetics Interior Design recently expanded its commercial and residential interior design services and products to its new showroom at..

Luxury living comes to Highland Avenue

Luxury living comes to Highland Avenue

In the first week of May the construction fence went up and building started on what will be known as “Elevation Central,” a 266-unit,..

Outstanding women sought for ATHENA

Outstanding women sought for ATHENA

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its ATHENA Awards. Nominations will be accepted for three awards,..

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