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Planning for future growth

Planning for future growth

Modern transportation infrastructure is critical to preparing for our future: Phoenix’s population is expected to nearly double over the..

Lucia joins team at BellaBody Pilates

Lucia joins team at BellaBody Pilates

BellaBody Pilates in Central Phoenix announces the addition of instructor Kathy Lucia to its staff. Lucia is certified in Gyrotonic,..

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Each year, the city of Phoenix’s budget is developed in conjunction with residents, the mayor, city council, city manager and city..

Inaugural ‘Breakfast Weekend’ POSTPONED

Inaugural ‘Breakfast Weekend’ POSTPONED

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 30-AUG. 2. We did not receive the update until April 13. We apologize for any..

Two art shows come to library

Two art shows come to library

The Burton Barr Central Library will be the home of two art exhibits in April, featuring works by watercolorists as well as artwork made by..

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Central High School Senior Angel Moreno has faced tough times in his young life. Raised in a single-parent home with six siblings,..

Local girl pens second novel

Local girl pens second novel

For 15-year-old Lalae Mozie (she prefers to be called by her pen name), writing is as easy as closing her eyes and letting the stories..

Free Social Security benefits planning class

Free Social Security benefits planning class

The Social Security Administration and the Phoenix Public Library present a free Social Security Benefits Planning Class, 6-7:30 p.m...

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Barthama is your typical hound—free-spirited, slightly stubborn and persistently exploring life with her nose to the ground. The..

Free classes help with community activism

Free classes help with community activism

Neighborhood College is a one-of-a-kind collaboration of workshops and hands-on learning experiences brought to you by multiple city of..

Ride your bike, receive discounts

Ride your bike, receive discounts

April is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful spring weather on two wheels. This month is Valley Bike Month, and whether you are a..

Plumbing firm begins work on hotel renovation

Plumbing firm begins work on hotel renovation

W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling has been selected as the plumbing contractor and has begun work on the total interior..

Local investors buy Phoenix apartments

Local investors buy Phoenix apartments

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the sale of Villa Contenta, a 62-unit Class B multifamily complex in the..

Jewel’s makes gluten-free look, taste good

Jewel’s makes gluten-free look, taste good

Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe, 4041 E. Thomas Road, is a homecoming of sorts for owner Julie Moreno. She grew up in the area and used to shop..

Dances held at at Devonshire

Dances held at at Devonshire

Devonshire Senior Center has live music for ballroom dancing on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Music is provided by..

Caregivers support group at SunTree

Caregivers support group at SunTree

The Arizona Caregiver Coalition and SunTree Day Center have teamed up to offer a free “MeetUp” support group for caregivers the second..

Search online for summer camp info

Search online for summer camp info

If you are starting your search for ideas for your kids this summer while they are out of school, three local media outlets have put..

Free event features food, fun, hope

Free event features food, fun, hope

The Paula Hardison Family Day of Hope, set for 12-3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, brings the community together in support of those affected by..

Breakfast With Bunny at Hole-In-The-Wall

Breakfast With Bunny at Hole-In-The-Wall

Round up the family for an early Easter celebration starring the Easter Bunny at Hole-In-The-Wall, the historic Western-themed restaurant..

Boys Choir’s final free class for season

Boys Choir’s final free class for season

The final PBC Experience Workshop of 2014-15 takes place Saturday, April 11. Boys age 7 and older with an unchanged voice are invited to..

‘Science Saturday’ at Phoenix College

‘Science Saturday’ at Phoenix College

Phoenix College, 1202 W. Thomas Road, hosts “Science Saturday” 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. This event is family-friendly and..

Volunteers sought to assist local TV show

Volunteers sought to assist local TV show

Charlotte Barnes lets out a happy “whoop!” as she hangs up the phone with a smile. “She got the check!” Barnes exclaims, beaming..

Too much citrus draws in roof rats

Too much citrus draws in roof rats

The overabundance of citrus this winter and spring may seem like a happy circumstance for those who enjoy spending hours squeezing oranges..

Two ‘intro’ classes at Desert Song center

Two ‘intro’ classes at Desert Song center

Whether you’ve been thinking about trying Tai Chi or ruminating on the thought of meditation, Desert Song Healing Arts Center has two..

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