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An old sport, a renewed interest

An old sport, a renewed interest

The game of squash was invented at Harrow School in England in the 1830s after racquetball players discovered a deflated ball proved much..

A love of gardening shared over 80 years

A love of gardening shared over 80 years

Things were very different in Phoenix in 1937. Much of the Valley was still undeveloped, and life was a struggle for many families trying..

Luxury apartments get OK from city

Luxury apartments get OK from city

The Phoenix City Council last month voted 6-2 to approve a planned urban development (PUD) zoning change for a luxury apartment development..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District GUHSD Board honors WHS Achievers Washington High School’s best of the best were honored Nov. 1 during..

A personal struggle, a message of hope

A personal struggle, a message of hope

By Teri Carnicelli North Central resident Lori Price has always had an interest in fitness, and particularly enjoys finding was to make..

Renowned violinist visits Memory Café

Renowned violinist visits Memory Café

This month’s Memory Café, hosted by Jewish Family & Children’s Service, will feature internationally known violinist Moshe..

Rehab is key for cardiac recovery

Rehab is key for cardiac recovery

Advances in cardiovascular care have come a long way, but to be most effective, new medications and procedures must be accompanied by a..

New patio opens at Lifeboat Coffee

New patio opens at Lifeboat Coffee

Lifeboat Coffee, 536 E. Dunlap Ave., had added new patio seating adjacent to the business that is located at the north end of Tony’s..

Support group for senior hoarders

Support group for senior hoarders

Registration is open for Area Agency on Aging hoarding therapy groups for Maricopa County residents 60 and older challenged by compulsive..

‘A Matter of Balance’ class starts in January

‘A Matter of Balance’ class starts in January

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. “A Matter of Balance” is an award-winning program..

More space, programs at Impact Gymnastics

More space, programs at Impact Gymnastics

Impact Gymnastics Academy has expanded its facility and offerings. Located at 7812 N. 12th St., the gym owned by Samantha Baltierrez and..

New BBQ joint heading to ’Slope

New BBQ joint heading to ’Slope

It’s official: Little Miss BBQ will open in the Sunnyslope community by spring of this year. Nugget Landholdings LLC, a limited liability..

Families explore the world together

Families explore the world together

Eighteen summers … that’s all most people get with their kids before they fly the coop. So, what’s on your bucket list of things..

Joe’s Midnight Run announces new owner

Joe’s Midnight Run announces new owner

Joe’s Midnight Run, known for staying open late and being housed inside a former midcentury modern liquor store on 7th Street, has a..

Breaks for students, breaks for parents

Breaks for students, breaks for parents

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 15801 N. 32nd St., will host its fun-filled “Supercamp” during Winter Break (Jan...

Corner Bakery Café has closures

Corner Bakery Café has closures

Restaurant franchise group Blue Mountain Cafes last month closed three Phoenix-area Corner Bakery Cafe locations, including the one at 1949..

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

North Central resident Nancy Matsui had had a lifelong love of cooking, which she now shares with the community through her Onion..

Burger ‘joint’ opens second Phoenix location

Burger ‘joint’ opens second Phoenix location

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, the “neighborhood burger joint” founded in Scottsdale, opens second Phoenix location last month at 3950..

Street fair seeks vendors for March

Street fair seeks vendors for March

The annual Melrose on 7th Street Fair is seeking vendors for its upcoming event, set for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 3. The event draws..

AZ cocktail event moves to downtown

AZ cocktail event moves to downtown

Tickets to the 7th-annual Arizona Cocktail Week-End go on sale Jan. 8. Now hosted in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Cocktail..

Progressive sale at My Sister’s Closet

Progressive sale at My Sister’s Closet

Didn’t get those designer duds you were hoping Santa would bring you? My Sister’s Closet and Well Suited, 4869 N. 20th St., invite you..

Two music series starting this month

Two music series starting this month

Arizona Bach Festival returns for its 9th-annual season of four inspiring, transcendent performances of the music of Baroque composer..

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..

Performing arts studio continues to grow

Performing arts studio continues to grow

Cannedy Performing Arts Centre, celebrating 30 years as a dance studio for children through adults, is expanding its efforts from the North..

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