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T-shirt sales aid child cancer research

T-shirt sales aid child cancer research

In the United States, more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease; the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Paper Clouds..

TV show highlights local restaurants

TV show highlights local restaurants

Great Food Good Neighbors (GFGN), a new television show highlighting local restaurants and business in Arizona, has expanded from a..

New patio, new selections at Switch

New patio, new selections at Switch

Long-time Valley entrepreneurs Tom Jetland and Mark Dillon recently unveiled a new al fresco patio and seasonal menu items at Switch..

Free seminars navigate healthcare marketplace

Free seminars navigate healthcare marketplace

Abrazo Health last month launched its Path to Health education series aimed at helping Arizonans get affordable insurance coverage. The new..

Local woman pens kids’ book highlighting Arizona

Local woman pens kids’ book highlighting Arizona

North Central resident Jennifer Hecker DuVal can add another title to her list of accomplishments that include mother, clinical social..

Holiday Hike and Sing-Along

Holiday Hike and Sing-Along

The North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 N. 7th St., hosts volunteer-led, family-friendly hikes for all ages toward the base of Shaw Butte,..

Paint your cazuela and eat enchiladas

Paint your cazuela and eat enchiladas

Spicy food meets artsy fun at the Practical Art studio in Phoenix, where they are pairing with Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup to host a..

Public comment sought on plan update

Public comment sought on plan update

Residents are invited to review and provide public comment on PlanPHX, the Draft General Plan Update 2015, which can be downloaded at..

Pet of the Month: A golden opportunity with sweet Goldie

Pet of the Month: A golden opportunity with sweet Goldie

Goldie is a 1-year-old Lab who loves to swim—so get ready to be in the splash zone! After a good swim, this golden girl is ready for some..

Nominate a business for IMPACT Award

Nominate a business for IMPACT Award

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) seeks nominations for its 2015 IMPACT Awards, which honor the accomplishments of outstanding..

Don’t let loud parties ruin your evening

Don’t let loud parties ruin your evening

If you’re worried that some of your neighbors might have loud holiday parties this year that go on into the wee hours and disrupt your..

Local teen awarded Peace First prize

Local teen awarded Peace First prize

Matthew Kaplan, 17, of North Central Phoenix, was one of five winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize, presented by Peace First, a..

Funkhouser joins GPEC committee

Funkhouser joins GPEC committee

North Central resident David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the Phoenix office of the law firm Quarles & Brady LLP, has been appointed..

Turning food scraps into food for garden

Turning food scraps into food for garden

“It stinks.” “It’s not worth it.” “I don’t really garden.” These are a few common reactions when the subject of composting..

Business helps you do it yourself

Business helps you do it yourself

He had a pest problem, but could not afford a quality exterminator while supporting his growing family. He tried the department store, but..

Only evening home tour returns Dec. 6-7

Only evening home tour returns Dec. 6-7

The F.Q. Story neighborhood celebrates its 30th Annual Home Tour Dec. 6-7. The Story neighborhood is near the heart of downtown Phoenix..

Holiday A&E

Holiday A&E

‘A Christmas Carol’ Southwest Shakespeare Co. Through Dec. 20 Playhouse on the Park, Viad Corporate Center 1850 N. Central Ave...

Farm fresh produce livens up fall dishes

Farm fresh produce livens up fall dishes

Fall and winter are the ripening season for some of Arizona’s wonderful locally grown crops, like squash, peppers, carrots and sweet..

A&E Briefs

A&E Briefs

Rosewood Rascals Marimba Ensemble and Friends 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 Church of the Beatitudes 555 W. Glendale Ave. 623-933-7202 The..

Scramble offers gluten-free options

Scramble offers gluten-free options

Scramble – A Breakfast Joint in Phoenix has introduced a new gluten-free friendly menu. Scramble is using separate utensils to prevent..

Del Frisco’s adds Burgers & Brews deal

Del Frisco’s adds Burgers & Brews deal

In celebration of football season, Del Frisco’s Grille added a Burgers & Brews deal to its menu: an ice-cold craft beer, double..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Madison Elementary School District Daffe named a top art teacher Madison Park Art Teacher Sara Daffe has been selected by the Arizona Art..

Local eateries join NFL to support food banks

Local eateries join NFL to support food banks

Taste of the NFL (TNFL) has launched “Flavors of the Valley,” a season-long restaurant competition that brings together 25 Valley..

Prep students work on archives for Madison

Prep students work on archives for Madison

Students at Madison Highland Prep are working on an innovative historical project aimed at documenting 125 years of school district..

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