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Businesses who dump green can save green

Businesses who dump green can save green

Have you heard of the city of Phoenix’s Certified Clean Green Program? It’s designed to offer savings to businesses who frequent..

New alert system for seniors who wander

New alert system for seniors who wander

When a senior living with Alzheimer’s wanders, it causes immediate panic and concern for family caregivers. Unfortunately, nearly half of..

Kid chefs invited to compete for prizes

Kid chefs invited to compete for prizes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is looking for the next great kid chef to create a delicious and healthy side dish recipe. Finalists will..

Group fitness in the park

Group fitness in the park

Come together at Granada Park, 6505 N. 20th St., on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. to enjoy a group fitness class for P90X Live! This..

L.A. orchestra featured in Bach Festival

L.A. orchestra featured in Bach Festival

Top instrumentalists and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Quartet arrive in Phoenix this month to perform Bach masterpieces for the annual..

Students serve as IT tech repairers

Students serve as IT tech repairers

Bourgade Catholic High School is raising the bar for the rest of the Valley schools in the realm of technology. Bourgade boasts not only..

Therapy students adapt toys for kids

Therapy students adapt toys for kids

Northern Arizona University Occupational Therapy students, as part of a class learning experience, recently adapted toys for children with..

Former Sunnyslope teacher is now a doctor

Former Sunnyslope teacher is now a doctor

Sunnyslope High graduate and English teacher Yarden Tahan has come home again. But this time it’s as Yarden Tahan, M.D., family..

Church pulls request for zoning change

Church pulls request for zoning change

It’s been a rough road for officials at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave., whose congregation in May of last year..

Shops on Camelback makes a short move

Shops on Camelback makes a short move

The Shops on Camelback has moved to a new location, 835 E. Camelback Road, just one block west of the original store. The Shops will..

Self-defense training for the whole family

Self-defense training for the whole family

Maccabees Krav Maga, an International Krav Maga Federation School, recently opened in North Central Phoenix at 7828 N. 19th Ave., Ste. 11...

New luxury apartment ownership changes

New luxury apartment ownership changes

Broadstone Sixteen 75, a 225-unit luxury apartment community located at 1675 E. Morten Ave., recently was purchased for $60 million by an..

Hopdoddy aids free kids music programs

Hopdoddy aids free kids music programs

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, serving craft burgers and local beer with a lively neighborhood vibe, recently made a substantial donation to Solid..

Historic preservation as an economic driver

Historic preservation as an economic driver

Historic Preservation as an Economic Driver will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) January..

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

A local tutoring program is seeking Phoenix adults to go back to school and donate their time to make a significant impact on early..

Seniors in need of medical equipment

Seniors in need of medical equipment

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) operates the Kindness Closet at St. Joseph’s Hospital, located at 350 W Thomas Road. It provides..

Recycle your boxes, Xmas tree in early January

Recycle your boxes, Xmas tree in early January

For many, the holidays means opening presents packaged in recyclable cardboard. If you have just a few boxes, flatten and place them in..

Energetic pup needs active family, friend

Energetic pup needs active family, friend

Max is one unique looking dog who is sure to attract plenty of attention on neighborhood walks. The spunky 1-year-old boasts short legs and..

Original Bashas’ store may soon be no more

Original Bashas’ store may soon be no more

The Bashas’ grocery store located at the southwest corner of 7th Avenue and Osborn Road is unique for two reasons: it is the first..

New partnership offers affordable music classes

New partnership offers affordable music classes

Community Music @ The Center is a music learning series and youth development project that capitalizes on the expertise of three strategic..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Within & Out’ Artists Reception 6-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 Modified Arts 407 E. Roosevelt St. A glimpse into the wide variety of..

Low-cost spay, neuter

Low-cost spay, neuter

Altered Tails wants you to ring in the New Year by making a resolution to neuter your male dog or cat during its “Happy Neuter Year”..

Learn more about Save Our Mountains

Learn more about Save Our Mountains

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts its annual meeting and elections at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, followed by guest speaker Leslie..

Kharma Life hosts artist reception

Kharma Life hosts artist reception

Fitness and wellness may be the focus of Kharma Life Center, 700 W. Campbell Ave., but that doesn’t mean the owners don’t appreciate..

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