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Family owned eateries entice at The Esplanade

Family owned eateries entice at The Esplanade

Dining with family is truly an experience you’ll get at The Camelback Esplanade’s family-owned restaurants, both of which opened in the..

Parra receives award from CPLC

Parra receives award from CPLC

Fifteen years ago, Erika Parra came to this country as a sophomore in high school, unable to speak English. Now she is an exemplary..

Families can enjoy free jazz, hot dogs

Families can enjoy free jazz, hot dogs

Flugelhorn Master Dmitri Matheny leads a new show for families: “Hot Dogs & Jazz,” set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at The Nash..

Online cooking school offers in-store tips at AJ’s

Online cooking school offers in-store tips at AJ’s

SmartKitchen.com has partnered with AJ’s Fine Foods on a consumer education program aptly named “Smart Kitchen in the Aisles.”..

Night of the Three Kings at Phoenix Zoo

Night of the Three Kings at Phoenix Zoo

Families are invited to enjoy a special “Noche de Reyes/Night of the Three Kings,” 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4 as a special..

Local resident pens third cookbook

Local resident pens third cookbook

North Central resident Rita Romano, a native of Italy, has released her third cookbook celebrating the flavors of her homeland. Romano, who..

Yoga opportunities at Desert Song

Yoga opportunities at Desert Song

Desert Song Healing Arts Center, 3232 N. 20th St., offers Intro to Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation starting the third week in January. Whether..

Jewel’s Bakery offers cooking classes

Jewel’s Bakery offers cooking classes

Looking to perfect your cooking skills in the New Year? Jewel’s Bakery and Café in Phoenix will be cooking off 2015 with a month of..

Vote for nonprofits to win cash donation

Vote for nonprofits to win cash donation

The Phoenix Suns and CenturyLink, Inc. have partnered to launch “Project Assist,” a community outreach initiative designed to provide..

Volunteer tutors sought for program

Volunteer tutors sought for program

As children gear up for their second semester of school, volunteer tutors are needed to help them finish out the year successfully. The..

Local schools offer language classes

Local schools offer language classes

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more than just “hello” in a foreign language, perhaps 2015 will be the year you achieve that goal.

Resident honored for innovation in teaching

Resident honored for innovation in teaching

North Central resident James Sousa, a mathematics instructor at Phoenix College, has been named as the 2014 Arizona Professor of the Year,..

Support group returns with new location

Support group returns with new location

When Terry Ratner’s husband, Michael, was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2008, she steeled herself for the fight of her life. Sadly,..

Recycle your live Christmas tree

Recycle your live Christmas tree

The city’s Public Works Department offers Phoenix residents a green way to take down their live Christmas trees. Trees can be dropped off..

Improve how you move in the new year

Improve how you move in the new year

Take the “Improve How You Move” movement challenge at Kinesphere Center for Movement Education, from Jan.12 through March 7...

Local nonprofit offers free legal aid services

Local nonprofit offers free legal aid services

In a little over one year’s time, Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services (ALWAYS) has served approximately 50 clients, consulted with..

Pet of the Month: Adorable Coco Bean is leash and house-trained

Pet of the Month: Adorable Coco Bean is leash and house-trained

As a military dog, Coco Bean had to adjust to new homes. She even endured a long drive from across the country when her owner was..

Foam Roller Workshop held at BellaBody

Foam Roller Workshop held at BellaBody

Body Rolling is a proven way to tone, lengthen and stretch your body. Come learn more about this technique 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 at..

Melrose Pharmacy wins business award

Melrose Pharmacy wins business award

We all win when local companies grow, create jobs and help boost our still-recovering economy. The W. P. Carey School of Business at..

Local golf club named one of country’s best

Local golf club named one of country’s best

The Lookout Mountain Golf Club at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs is a nine-time winner of the Golf Digest Four Star Award and has been..

Local girl raises funds in memory of her dad

Local girl raises funds in memory of her dad

Eleven-year-old Audra Sims has a big heart. As she and her mother, Angela, were driving by Arizona Heart Hospital, Audra decided she wanted..

Lieb expands sales to Biltmore area

Lieb expands sales to Biltmore area

North Central Phoenix real estate expert Bobby Lieb is expanding his successful residential realty business into the Biltmore area. With..

Former school site to become subdivision

Former school site to become subdivision

On Jan. 5, crews will begin to demolish the former Rancho Solano Private School at 240 W. Missouri Ave. to make way for a new single-family..

Local dentists join in free dental care day

Local dentists join in free dental care day

The Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation (CADSF) hosted its third-annual Dental Mission of Mercy event at the Veteran’s Memorial..

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