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Virtual Block Watch may help deter crime

Virtual Block Watch may help deter crime

About two years ago, the Phoenix Police Department launched a pilot program called “Virtual Block Watch” in the Maryvale precinct and..

Local crafters host Mama’s Makers Market

Local crafters host Mama’s Makers Market

Support your local crafters and DIY-ers and celebrate all mothers by shopping the second-annual Mama’s Makers Market, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m...

Letter carrier food Drive returns May 11

Letter carrier food Drive returns May 11

The largest single-day food drive in the United States—one that helps St. Mary’s Food Bank and other Arizona Food Banks stocked during..

Budget heads to council for approval

Budget heads to council for approval

For the first time in many years, the city of Phoenix’s proposed $1.397 billion budget has a modest surplus of $55 million for next..

Booze, a band and aiding injured animals

Booze, a band and aiding injured animals

Two Pups Wellness Fund returns with its “Booze and a Band for the Bow Wows and Meows” fundraising party, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at..

Artists sought to decorate benches

Artists sought to decorate benches

Uptown Plaza in Central Phoenix has launched an art contest to decorate the center’s seven wooden benches. Uptown Plaza, 100 E. Camelback..

AHS raffling off a new Toyota RAV4

AHS raffling off a new Toyota RAV4

The Arizona Humane Society Car Raffle is revving up, thanks to a generous donation from Valley Toyota Dealers, and you could drive off with..

Shy and sweet, Ever seeks love, patience

Shy and sweet, Ever seeks love, patience

This 3-year-old American Pit Bull didn’t have the best first years of her life. Ever came to the Arizona Humane Society from an..

Officer Fluty fundraiser rescheduled for May 10

Officer Fluty fundraiser rescheduled for May 10

The fundraising event originally scheduled on April 12 for Phoenix Police Officer Steve Fluty was rescheduled to May 10 after the..

Learn more about volunteering for HOV

Learn more about volunteering for HOV

Hospice of the Valley (HOV) will hold an informational workshop on volunteer opportunities from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at its..

Grooming is good for your pet’s health

Grooming is good for your pet’s health

Whether you are looking for an experienced pet groomer, or prefer to cut, trim and bathe your pet yourself, Puff & Fluff Grooming has..

Community remembers Beatitudes’ founder

Community remembers Beatitudes’ founder

The North Central Phoenix community doesn’t have to look hard to find evidence of the spiritual force and legacy that was The Rev. Dr...

Pop-up dog park opens downtown

Pop-up dog park opens downtown

Downtown Phoenix Partnership and the city of Phoenix on March 18 hosted the grand opening of Paw-Pup Park, a temporary canine activation..

Events highlight Valley Bike Month

Events highlight Valley Bike Month

April is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful spring weather on two wheels. This month is Valley Bike Month, and whether you are a..

Playful Harley seeks active home

Playful Harley seeks active home

As beautiful on the outside as she is on the inside, sweet Harley is a 5-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier who was brought to the Arizona..

Pay library fines with food donation

Pay library fines with food donation

Once again, Phoenix Public Library is partnering with area food banks to pay your library fines and help restock the pantries of Valley..

Truck raffle aids local nonprofit

Truck raffle aids local nonprofit

Boys Hope Girls Hope is a North Central Phoenix-based nonprofit that provides scholarships to underprivileged kids in both community-based..

PEEPS pairings aid AZ Small Dog Rescue

PEEPS pairings aid AZ Small Dog Rescue

The Phoenix Ale Brewery Central Kitchen is pairing PEEPS-flavored marshmallow chicks with flights of craft beer to benefit the Arizona..

Parks to implement new ‘Code of Conduct’

Parks to implement new ‘Code of Conduct’

The city of Phoenix wants to make sure its park users know the rules, whether in a city park or mountain preserve—and that those who..

New group aids migrant families

New group aids migrant families

North Central resident Ginger Torres is a busy mother who also works from home. You would think with so much going on in her life, she..

More details on Dutch Bros. Closure

More details on Dutch Bros. Closure

The Dutch Bros. drive-through coffee hut at Central Avenue and Camelback Road will close no later than Feb. 28, 2020, according to a..

Immersive language, cultural program

Immersive language, cultural program

With an internationally recognized culture, Mexico remains one of the strongest and most enticing tourist destinations for Americans. Just..

Fundraiser held in new Center for the Arts

Fundraiser held in new Center for the Arts

Journey down the rabbit hole April 13, with The Madison Education Foundation’s Imagination 2019 gala, “Wonderland.” At this inaugural..

Free, family event in Sunnyslope

Free, family event in Sunnyslope

North Central residents are invited to have fun and learn more about their local businesses and resources at ’Slope Fest 2019, 8:30..

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