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Enjoy NFL Sunday ticket at The Yard

Enjoy NFL Sunday ticket at The Yard

Enjoy football games via the NFL Sunday Ticket package, along with game-friendly American fare and large hi-def TV screens at Culinary..

Valley caterer opens brick-and-mortar café

Valley caterer opens brick-and-mortar café

Jennifer Russo can remember a time when her upscale catering business was so busy, she had more business then she could handle. Then the..

Find holiday gifts at Sunnyslope Art Walk

Find holiday gifts at Sunnyslope Art Walk

On Oct. 11, enjoy a cool evening filled with original art works and music as you stroll Central Avenue for the 14th installment of the..

Karl’s Bakery hosts kids cooking classes

Karl’s Bakery hosts kids cooking classes

Just in time for the fall holiday season, Karl’s Quality Bakery will host a series of afternoon cookie and cupcake baking classes for..

Theater group wins awards, keeps going

Theater group wins awards, keeps going

The Xavier-Brophy Theatre is not resting on its laurels after an award-winning last season. The combined drama departments of Xavier..

New brain surgery tech a ‘miracle’ for patient

New brain surgery tech a ‘miracle’ for patient

Less than 24 hours after undergoing brain surgery, Edward Cerninka was sitting up and chatting with his wife and parents in his room at..

Grand opening weekend benefits local nonprofit

Grand opening weekend benefits local nonprofit

A Jonathan Adler store recently opened at Biltmore Fashion Park—the brand’s 27th boutique and its first in Arizona. If you shop on Oct...

ATHENA Awards luncheon

ATHENA Awards luncheon

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce hosts its 27th Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Arizona..

Fall classes at the Urban Farm

Fall classes at the Urban Farm

Longtime North Central resident Greg Peterson, owner of the Urban Farm, offers gardening and sustainable living workshops this fall. Learn..

McKenna honored by U.S. Surgeon General

McKenna honored by U.S. Surgeon General

Arizona skin cancer advocate and North Central resident Sharon McKenna recently was honored for her efforts by U.S. Surgeon General Boris..

Jensen receives military families’ scholarship

Jensen receives military families’ scholarship

North Central resident Hailey Jensen, a recent graduate of Xavier College Preparatory, was the recipient of a $2,000 college scholarship..

Pet blessing includes stuffed animal friends

Pet blessing includes stuffed animal friends

First Congregational Church’s annual Pet Blessing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the church, 1421 E. 2nd St...

Pet of the Month: Mac is a mushy, cuddly love bug

Pet of the Month: Mac is a mushy, cuddly love bug

Mac is a cuddly love bug who doesn’t take life too seriously. Lighthearted and upbeat, the 1-year-old acts like a puppy and is..

Show purple to help end domestic violence

Show purple to help end domestic violence

One in four women and one in five teens in Arizona will experience domestic or dating violence in their lifetime. In October, the city of..

SFX moms group meets on Oct. 9

SFX moms group meets on Oct. 9

The St. Francis Xavier Parish Moms Ministry’s goal is to gather all parish mothers together to form a network of mutual, spiritual..

Bond elections set for two school districts

Bond elections set for two school districts

Some residents in North Central Phoenix will be asked to vote on Nov. 4 in bond elections for the Madison Elementary School District and..

Free program looks at cameras in court

Free program looks at cameras in court

Learn what is permissible use of smartphones, tablets or laptops in Arizona state courtrooms and what is not, as well as the latest on the..

American Legion post in need of new home

American Legion post in need of new home

American Legion Post 75, located 10625 N. Cave Creek Road, is losing its home in a trustee sale set for Oct. 21. Post members are looking..

Vocational center gets refreshed at ValleyLife

Vocational center gets refreshed at ValleyLife

Cletus Thiebeau will never forget the day in November 2012 when he got a phone call from Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona..

All AZ District 28 seats up for grabs

All AZ District 28 seats up for grabs

Arizona’s Legislative District 28 encompasses the majority of the North Central Phoenix community. North Central residents have an..

Local resident heads to Mozambique

Local resident heads to Mozambique

“I consider it an honor to serve my country and our global community as a volunteer, and I’m thrilled to get started.”

Tips for hiking with your dog

Tips for hiking with your dog

Would you like to enjoy the outdoors more with your dog? Have you had problems with your dog or other dogs on the trail? Are you worried..

Encore University returns in October

Encore University returns in October

Encore University, a non-credit school that targets Baby Boomers and seniors, begins the first of three semesters in the 2014-15 year on..

Event will showcase ‘second-half’ stories

Event will showcase ‘second-half’ stories

Experience Matters, a Phoenix organization that connects experienced adults with nonprofits to apply their talents, will hold a luncheon on..

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