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Enjoy retail after dark with ‘Vampire Hours’ on Roosevelt Row

Enjoy retail after dark with ‘Vampire Hours’ on Roosevelt Row

Experience Vampire Hours along Roosevelt Row during the summer months as downtown Phoenix businesses cater to the nightwalkers craving..

Developers, neighbors reach comprise of sorts

Developers, neighbors reach comprise of sorts

After facing strong opposition from residents in the Peter’s View Neighborhood Association, a developer agreed to reduce the height of a..

NJHS students finish project

NJHS students finish project

Madison Meadows National Junior Honor Society members in late April successfully completed their Semester of Service Project that involved..

Grant helps facility in aiding injured homeless

Grant helps facility in aiding injured homeless

What happens to the homeless when they are discharged from the hospital after a medical emergency? Oftentimes, they wind up back on the..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Sunnyslope lauded for exchange program U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry recently issued a..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Joy of Toys’ Through July 24 Shemer Art Center 5005 E. Camelback Road 602-262-4727 A folk art exhibit from Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and..

FSL receives donation for summer aid

FSL receives donation for summer aid

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL), a nonprofit, charitable foundation based in North Central Phoenix that assists elderly and..

Film looks at movement to stop shelter killings

Film looks at movement to stop shelter killings

Shelter killing is the leading cause of death of healthy dogs and cats in the United States. Proponents of the “No Kill” movement in..

Watch the World Cup, dine on Brazilian fare

Watch the World Cup, dine on Brazilian fare

Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, 2121 E. Highland Ave., is your home for World Cup soccer through July 13, and it’s opening at 9 a.m...

Enjoy free science programs at library

Enjoy free science programs at library

Sip on a cup of coffee and digest some science chat July at the Burton Bar Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. MACH1—a space for..

Two local businesses are ‘giving back’

Two local businesses are ‘giving back’

David Claffey repairs a bike in his new shop, started in honor of the memory of his twin brother, Kyle, who passed away last year from a..

Credit union holds backpack drive

Credit union holds backpack drive

Summer is in full swing and while kids aren’t thinking about the classroom yet, Credit Union West is gearing up to prepare students for..

Free yoga classes at Kinesphere

Free yoga classes at Kinesphere

Enjoy free yoga classes this month at Kinesphere Center for Movement Education, 711 E. Missouri Ave., Ste. 180. The free Natural Movement..

Barbecue is this family’s business

Barbecue is this family’s business

Town Talk II Creole Style Bar-B-Q is a throwback to the days when Phoenix wasn’t much more than a dusty desert town that boasted only two..

Scramble launches monthly ‘local’ series

Scramble launches monthly ‘local’ series

Scramble–A Breakfast Joint has always been proud of its commitment to buy from local farmers and artisan purveyors. And now it’s..

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Pet rescue organizations from across the Valley will unite on July 19 for the 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Comedy Show, featuring..

Manuel’s celebrates 50th anniversary

Manuel’s celebrates 50th anniversary

Manuel’s Mexican Restaurants will celebrate the family-owned eatery’s 50th Year Anniversary on Friday, July 4, with a 50 for 50-percent..

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education hosts its monthly “Down Dogs for Paws” yoga class 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12. This is a..

Local chefs host cooking demos

Local chefs host cooking demos

This summer, join six of the Valley’s top chefs as they host a complimentary cooking class series at Williams-Sonoma inside the Biltmore..

Beer dinner at Zinburger

Beer dinner at Zinburger

There’s no denying a juicy burger and an ice-cold beer make for the perfect summer duo, so Zinburger and Lagunitas Brewing Company are..

City expanding its trash services

City expanding its trash services

The city of Phoenix is both launching and expanding two new programs this month aimed at reducing waste in city landfills. The new Save As..

Two local businesses are giving back

Two local businesses are giving back

Two North Central businesses offer more than what you see when you first walk in their doors. One is helping with brain tumor research, and..

Two locals graduate from Loyola University

Two locals graduate from Loyola University

Loyola University New Orleans awarded 942 degrees at its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on..

Mahar receives comprehensive degree

Patrick Francis Mahar of North Central Phoenix graduated from Thomas Aquinas College, in Santa Paula, Calif., after completing a rigorous..

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