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Opening doors to Mexico paying off for Phoenix economy

SEPTEMBER 2015 — Cities that can compete in the 21st century economy have something in common: they’re global. That’s why in Phoenix..

Local youth named a national ‘ambassador’

Local youth named a national ‘ambassador’

North Central teen Josh Kaplan has been selected to serve as a National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador. As one of 51 Youth..

Summit teaches you how to grow food

Summit teaches you how to grow food

Greg Peterson of The Urban Farm, Kari Spencer of The Micro Farm Project, and the Uptown Farmers Market host the GrowPhx Fall Summit, 8..

Xavier athletic trainer enters Hall of Fame

Xavier athletic trainer enters Hall of Fame

Laurie White is a humble, selfless person. She normally doesn’t like the spotlight shining on her. She just does her job with kindness..

Schools invited to apply for grants

Schools invited to apply for grants

The Arizona Diamondbacks organization is accepting applications for the $100,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to..

Shoe shopping event aids Florence Crittenton

Shoe shopping event aids Florence Crittenton

Florence Crittenton’s seventh-annual Heels for Healing is set for Saturday, Oct. 3, when new and like-new designer heels and handbags..

Urban Ale Trail returns on Sept. 12

Urban Ale Trail returns on Sept. 12

Urban Ale Trail, like its sister event Urban Wine Walk, is a self-guided walking tour of Downtown Phoenix and light rail corridor bars and..

Irish center hosts Fall Tea Party

Irish center hosts Fall Tea Party

The Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library’s Annual Fall Tea Party will take place 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the IRC, 1106 N...

Pet of the Month: Mature Border Collie still has lots of energy

Pet of the Month: Mature Border Collie still has lots of energy

The perfect day for Jinx needs only two ingredients: a ball and someone to throw it. The agile Border Collie is a fetching machine and..

Fall Restaurant Week returns Sept. 18-27

Fall Restaurant Week returns Sept. 18-27

The Arizona Restaurant Association’s Fall Arizona Restaurant Week spans 10 days, starting Sept. 18 through Sept. 27, and diners can..

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

North Central resident Nancy Matsui had had a lifelong love of cooking, and during her 35 years of elementary school teaching she managed..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Madison Elementary School District Two teachers receive grants Two Madison District teachers have received Arizona Technology in Education..

Parade entries sought for Oct. 10 event

Parade entries sought for Oct. 10 event

Native American Connections (NAC) is encouraging school groups, veterans groups, other nonprofit agencies, local businesses, and more to..

Participants sought for Poetry Out Loud

Participants sought for Poetry Out Loud

The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites Arizona high schools to participate in the 2015-2016 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation..

Coffee, wine, and now dinner at Urban Beans

Coffee, wine, and now dinner at Urban Beans

Central Phoenix is getting a three-for-one deal with the expansion of Urban Beans Bar and Café, 3508 N. 7th St., Suite 100. The longtime..

Charity aids families with in-home care

Charity aids families with in-home care

More than 130 families coping with Alzheimer’s disease will now receive much-needed support thanks to the Hilarity for Charity and Home..

MCACC reduces fees for dogs, cats

MCACC reduces fees for dogs, cats

Since July 1, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) shelters have averaged an intake of 121 animals per day and the agency is..

Burgers, brews event benefits AZ Search Dogs

Burgers, brews event benefits AZ Search Dogs

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill in Phoenix announces its first Phoenix Fire Fighters Burgers,..

Garden needs to pull up roots and move

Garden needs to pull up roots and move

In 2005, a North Central family purchased a property at 2nd Street and Glendale Avenue that had an old home and a duplex on it. They..

Emerging poets to read during First Fridays

Emerging poets to read during First Fridays

The University of Arizona Poetry Center presents emerging poets Tarfia Faizullah and Francine J. Harris during First Friday, Sept. 4, at..

Food bank hosts gardening class

Food bank hosts gardening class

The Desert Mission Food Bank, 9229 N. 4th St., hosts a free Gardening Class 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 that is open to the public. Learn..

Two free days at AZ Science Center

Two free days at AZ Science Center

Arizona Science Center offers free general admission on Sept. 19-20, courtesy of Fry’s Food Stores, to all that have a curious mind about..

Donate to Arbor Day group, get free trees

Donate to Arbor Day group, get free trees

Everyone from Arizona who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free Arizona cypress trees as part of the..

Madison campaign gets boost from Realtors

Madison campaign gets boost from Realtors

The Madison Education Foundation has found a new “partner” to help promote the Madison 125 Endowment Campaign. Madison 125, which..

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