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Parents frustrated with school board decisions

Parents frustrated with school board decisions

A group of parents, along with current and former educators both inside and outside the district, are at odds with the Madison School..

Authors abound in North Central

Authors abound in North Central

North Central Phoenix is known for its unique mix of old and new housing, its laid-back vibe in a bustling major metropolitan city, and for..

Brown bag event offers ideas for local trips

Brown bag event offers ideas for local trips

The North Mountain Visitor Center’s monthly Brown Bag event, set for noon on June 4, is “Plan Your Summer Getaway,” presented by..

What to know for Flag Day

What to know for Flag Day

This year marks the 100th anniversary of when President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation calling for a nationwide observance of Flag..

Students, friends to gather for ‘Miss G’

Students, friends to gather for ‘Miss G’

The Sunnyslope community was rocked to the core by the sudden death on April 22 of Julie Goehring-Stephenson, a retired educator who spent..

Sign up for adult softball leagues

Sign up for adult softball leagues

The City of Phoenix will start registration for its adult softball leagues on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Rose Mofford Sports Complex on 25th..

Rummage sale has long tradition

Rummage sale has long tradition

The church and grounds at St. Thomas the Apostle will be transformed for five days this month into a bargain shopper’s dream come true...

Construction begins on Encanto Moon Valley

Construction begins on Encanto Moon Valley

Encanto Living, owned by Justin Johnson, has begun construction on a new Moon Valley-area single-family community. The 29-home infill..

New ‘Dog Days’ dates added to D-Backs games

New ‘Dog Days’ dates added to D-Backs games

Due to the overwhelming popularity of Dog Days of Summer, the Arizona Diamondbacks and PetSmart have added four dates in which fans can..

Local vocalist wins young artist award

Local vocalist wins young artist award

North Central resident Ally Lansdowne, a senior at Arizona School for the Arts, hopes to make a lasting impact with the power of her voice...

Program helps seniors with hoarding issues

Program helps seniors with hoarding issues

Hoarding behavior is a concern that has received a lot of attention in the media recently. More than 15 million people in the United States..

Free summer movies at Patriot’s Park

Free summer movies at Patriot’s Park

CityScape Phoenix has released the movie lineup for its free outdoor summer movie series, City Lights Movie Nights, which takes place the..

Eatery incorporates beer into menu items

Eatery incorporates beer into menu items

Phoenix Ale Brewery and Rich Stark, formerly CEO of NYPD Pizza, have opened their new restaurant collaboration, The Phoenix Ale Brewery..

The Orchard has something for all

The Orchard has something for all

Stepping into the courtyard of The Orchard PHX is like being in the best backyard you can imagine, super sized and super stocked. You have..

Barbecue master brings book, dinner to Phoenix

Barbecue master brings book, dinner to Phoenix

PBS star and Barbecue Hall of Famer Steven Raichlen will visit Phoenix June 5-6 to celebrate the publication of his new cookbook “Project..

A deeper sense of pizza culture arrives

A deeper sense of pizza culture arrives

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria last month opened the doors to its first out-of-Chicago eatery, located in the Uptown Plaza at the northeast..

Bloomin’ Beerfest at Irish Cultural Center

Bloomin’ Beerfest at Irish Cultural Center

The Irish Cultural Center’s annual “Bloomin’ Beerfest,” set for 7-11 p.m. Saturday, June 11, will have a variety of beers and..

Young honored by American Red Cross

Young honored by American Red Cross

North Central resident Michael Young was recognized as Volunteer Rookie of the Year by the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter. He..

Village Choice Award winners revealed

Village Choice Award winners revealed

The Sunnyslope Village Alliance launched the inaugural Village Choice Awards in April, a competition to highlight the best eateries of..

Real estate agents read to kids at clubs

Real estate agents read to kids at clubs

The Arizona Association of Realtors hosted a community service project on April 27 with the Boys & Girls Club. More than 40 real estate..

Teachers receive half-price admission

Teachers receive half-price admission

The Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., thanks K-12 teachers from Arizona schools with a special offer each June. During Teacher..

New real estate team combines experience

New real estate team combines experience

Realtors Heather MacLean and Chris Ritchie have teamed up to serve clients in the Arcadia, Biltmore and Paradise Valley neighborhoods...

Volunteers sought for thrift store

Volunteers sought for thrift store

Do you like clothes, collectibles, and shopping? Would you like to donate your time in a retail setting? The White Dove Thrift Shoppe in..

Natural Grocers opens in Phoenix

Natural Grocers opens in Phoenix

Natural Grocers, based in Colorado with 90 stores in the United States, is taking over the space formerly occupied by Fresh & Easy at..

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