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City website shows police calls

City website shows police calls

Learning how safe a neighborhood is and getting details on police calls for service is now only a click away. The Phoenix Police Department..

Rescue group seeks ‘kitten cuddlers’

Rescue group seeks ‘kitten cuddlers’

Those who think kittens are the cat’s meow might get a kick out of volunteering for Saving One Life, a never-kill cat rescue group. The..

From the publisher: Hard to say goodbye but …

From the publisher: Hard to say goodbye but …

After 16 years of not only covering the North Central Phoenix community but also being an integral part of it, I’m very sad to say that..

New coffee shop opens with social enterprise

New coffee shop opens with social enterprise

The nonprofit Cultivate Coffee, founded by Chris and Bethany Priebe and located at 505 W. Dunlap Ave.,  works with refugee and other..

Phoenix Open funds benefit Girl Scouts

Phoenix Open funds benefit Girl Scouts

Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of the Thunderbirds—hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open—recently awarded..

Demolition permit hearing on hold–again

Demolition permit hearing on hold–again

A city of Phoenix zoning officer was scheduled to hear a request to overturn the denial of a demolition permit for a home at 7019 N...

Learn life-saving CPR technique

Learn life-saving CPR technique

HonorHealth offers a course in CPR 1:30-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 in the at the Cowden Center, 9202 N. 2nd St. The course is designed to help..

Press opens roastery with café, bar areas

Press opens roastery with café, bar areas

Press Coffee company on July 19 hosted the grand opening of The Roastery by Press Coffee, the new flagship roasting facility and café at..

Two young women leaving their marks

Two young women leaving their marks

The Phoenix Union High School District, which includes 20 schools and more than 27,000 students, has its share of outstanding young men and..

Locals introduce unique mezcal to Phoenix area

Locals introduce unique mezcal to Phoenix area

Some people hear the word “mezcal” and wince or shake their heads doubtfully. But that’s because they haven’t ever tried a..

Unique summer camp offers mentors to kids

Unique summer camp offers mentors to kids

Some local youth recently were able to experience a unique, first-time camp that exposed them to engineering concepts and hands-on..

Planet Fitness opens in rejuvenated center

Planet Fitness opens in rejuvenated center

A gym Sunnyslope has been buzzing about since late last year is finally open in a shopping center that is home to one of the oldest..

Phoenix residents can rent dumpster

Phoenix residents can rent dumpster

Cleaning out your home or garage and have large items that you can’t fit in your regular trash barrel? Phoenix residents can rent a..

Duet seeks volunteers to help seniors

Duet seeks volunteers to help seniors

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is looking for volunteers to help isolated, elderly and homebound adults who live in North Central..

Work begins on new Free Arts building

Work begins on new Free Arts building

Construction is underway on a new  facility for Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts). The nearly 14,000-square-foot..

Beware of the brown dog tick

Beware of the brown dog tick

Rising temperatures in Phoenix also bring another unpleasant rise: the number of ticks in your yard, on the trails, and in local parks...

‘Stroller tours’ at Phoenix Art Museum

‘Stroller tours’ at Phoenix Art Museum

Discover the Phoenix Art Museum with your baby in tow and give your brain a morning boost during “Stroller Tour Tuesday,” 10:30 a.m...

Artistic meters collect money for homeless

Artistic meters collect money for homeless

The city of Phoenix has partnered with Downtown Phoenix Partnership (DPP) to debut Giving Meters in the downtown Phoenix area. The Giving..

The Exercise Coach opens North Central spot

The Exercise Coach opens North Central spot

North Phoenix residents have another place to go if they want to improve their health and fitness levels. The Exercise Coach was expected..

Sunshine Crafts hosts sale, pop-up market

Sunshine Crafts hosts sale, pop-up market

Sunshine Craft Co., 700 W. Campbell Ave., hosts a “Sunny Days” end of summer studio sale and artisan pop-up market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m...

Shopping center new ownership

Shopping center new ownership

The Madison Village Marketplace, located at the northeast corner of 7th Street and Glendale Avenue, was sold earlier this year for $20.3..

Law firm offers $500 prizes to teachers

Law firm offers $500 prizes to teachers

North Central law firm Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. is going to honor teachers who shine with a monthly award. The firm will choose a..

Boardroom Salon for Men opens in Uptown Plaza

Boardroom Salon for Men opens in Uptown Plaza

Men have another place to get haircuts and other grooming services in North Central Phoenix. Boardroom Salon for Men has opened its second..

Attorney recognized as a ‘Influential Women’

Attorney recognized as a ‘Influential Women’

A shareholder of a North Central Phoenix law firm has been named one of the 2019 Most Influential Women in Arizona. Jodi Bohr of Gallagher..

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