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Public libraries a great resource for students

Public libraries a great resource for students

By Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams Back to school time is a fresh opportunity to instill a love of learning and offer new encouragement to..

Shopping center finds new footing

Shopping center finds new footing

The Esplanade last fall completed a 12-month revitalization that kicked off a comeback for this landmark mixed-use campus. Led by a..

Guevara appointed to City Council for Dist. 5

Guevara appointed to City Council for Dist. 5

The Phoenix City Council on Aug. 1 appointed Vania Guevara to serve as the District 5 Councilwoman until a special election is held. That..

ATC single tickets on sale Aug. 7

ATC single tickets on sale Aug. 7

Single tickets for Arizona Theatre Company’s 2018/2019 season, featuring six contemporary and classic American theatre productions at the..

Women learn to conquer outdoors Sept. 7-9

Women learn to conquer outdoors Sept. 7-9

For women who just want to find out what the outdoors experience is all about, signing up for a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop..

ALP Thrift Boutique holds 2-for-1 sale

ALP Thrift Boutique holds 2-for-1 sale

The Assistance League of Phoenix Thrift Boutique will celebrate National Thrift Shop Day for two days—on Aug. 17 and 18—with a 2-for-1..

TechFly launches with free device contest

TechFly launches with free device contest

TechFly is a new start-up in the North Central Phoenix area that provides quick and efficient, third-party tech support. With one call or..

Hospital achieves Magnet recognition

Hospital achieves Magnet recognition

HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center, located at 250 E. Dunlap Ave., attained its fourth Magnet recognition in June, a testament to..

Enter wildlife photos for calendar contest

Enter wildlife photos for calendar contest

Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona’s wildlife? Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife..

Rookie robotics team has great first year

Rookie robotics team has great first year

Phoenix Union High School District’s Phoenix Coding Academy, in its first year of robotics competition, came away with a wealth of..

Story telling can spark memories

Story telling can spark memories

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s August Memory Café will feature the art form that is sweeping the country: Story Telling. The..

Local woman launches health, life coaching

Local woman launches health, life coaching

Galina Itahov, certified health and life coach, has launched her business in Phoenix. “Galina Itahov: Your Wellness Guide” is the place..

Youth get free admission to Phoenix Art Museum

Youth get free admission to Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum offers free admission to kids and teens 17 years and younger through Sept. 30. The program, known as PhxArt Open for..

Free baby swim classes at Hubbard

Free baby swim classes at Hubbard

Hubbard Family Swim School offers free “baby splash” swim classes every day of the week for babies 8 weeks to 5 months of age. These..

Cooking class held at Match

Cooking class held at Match

Things will get wild on Sept. 1 with the launch of Match Restaurant & Lounge’s latest cooking class, led by Executive Chef Alex..

Turn your yard into a mini urban farm

Turn your yard into a mini urban farm

The Urban Farm is gearing up for its annual August and September events, which include everything from lectures on the importance of..

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award

North Central Phoenix native Aidy Bryant, who starts her seventh year on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) this fall, has been nominated for..

An Italian cookbook that eliminates gluten

An Italian cookbook that eliminates gluten

Native Italian Rita Romano has partnered with Cave Creek resident Clarissa Burt to create "The Gluten Free Gastronomy Cookbook."

Coffee bean sales support AAWL

Coffee bean sales support AAWL

Want to start your day with a full cup of karma? The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) has released a “local, ethical and bold”..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Avenue Q’ Through Sept. 9 Phoenix Theatre 100 E. McDowell Road 602-254-2151 Part felt, part flesh and full of heart, this..

Bingo and beer benefits homeless pets in Phoenix

Bingo and beer benefits homeless pets in Phoenix

North Mountain Brewing Company in Sunnyslope returns this month with its Bingo for Charity. This time, the beneficiary is the Arizona..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District WHS students continue to dominate in competition For the third time in the last four years, Washington..

Submit your comments for voter pamphlet

Submit your comments for voter pamphlet

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) Governing Board, at its regular May meeting, called for a special Maintenance and..

Pittman, Jensen get military scholarships

Pittman, Jensen get military scholarships

Two North Central teens recently received $2,000 each from the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Evan Pittman, a 2017 graduate of..

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