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Bike racks add to Melrose improvements

Bike racks add to Melrose improvements

New bikes racks are popping up in front of businesses in the trendy Melrose District, thanks to a partnership between the city of Phoenix..

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Pet rescue organizations from across the Valley will unite on July 11 for the Third Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Comedy Show,..

Local woman named ‘Mom Entrepreneur’ of Year

Local woman named ‘Mom Entrepreneur’ of Year

North Central resident and business owner Heather Sayers Lehman was named the Mom Entrepreneur of the Year by the Mom-e Club during its 6th..

Visually impaired teens hike the Grand Canyon

Visually impaired teens hike the Grand Canyon

Twelve visually impaired teens from the Foundation for Blind Children (FBC) recently experienced the ultimate outdoor adventure, which..

Pet of the Month: Basset mix is a happy pup

Pet of the Month: Basset mix is a happy pup

Although Cubbie may look like he’s sad with his mopey Basset hound expression, he is one happy dog. The mellow 8-year-old mixed breed is..

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Scorching temperatures are a health hazard to the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins, and one nonprofit organization is mobilizing to..

Five ways to aid stray kittens

Five ways to aid stray kittens

“I have found a litter of kittens. What do I do?” It is a question that gets asked hundreds of times throughout kitten season. Sadly,..

Elections for mayor, District 3 council seat

Elections for mayor, District 3 council seat

The city of Phoenix will hold elections for mayor and Council District 3, as well as two ballot propositions, on Aug. 25. District 3..

Two locals earn degrees in New Orleans

Two locals earn degrees in New Orleans

Loyola University-New Orleans recognized 1,011 degrees at its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz..

Gilberg gets summer internship at TGen

Gilberg gets summer internship at TGen

North Central Phoenix teen Grace Gilberg was selected to participate in a prestigious summer internship with TGen, the Translational..

Treating injuries out on the trail

Treating injuries out on the trail

Learn the basics of first aid for the hiker during a free Brown Bag Workshop at noon on Saturday, July 18, at the North Mountain Visitor..

School district increases tax

School district increases tax

Residents living in the Phoenix Union High School District boundaries will see their secondary property taxes increase beginning July 1...

Red Cross moves to new location

Red Cross moves to new location

The American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter has moved its headquarters from the I-17 and Bethany Home Road to 4747 N. 22nd St., Suite..

Safeway collects donations for AHS

Safeway collects donations for AHS

This summer, the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) is asking the community to join its mission to help hundreds of homeless sick and injured..

Local seniors named BOV Flower Girls

Local seniors named BOV Flower Girls

Forty-five exceptional high school seniors have accepted The Board of Visitors’ invitation to become Flower Girls for the 2015-16 season...

Kids get cookin’ for their folks

Kids get cookin’ for their folks

Throughout the month of July, Sierra Bonita Catering Company will host a weekly Summer Kids Cooking Camp for kids ages 8-12. Children will..

Kids can get in shape before school starts

Kids can get in shape before school starts

The Camelback Village Health Club & Spa offers its Village Performance Academy (VPA) for kids ages 10 and older to improve their sports..

Former Corbin’s spot  to feature new concept

Former Corbin’s spot to feature new concept

The building that formerly housed Corbin’s Bar & Grill at 8729 N. Central Ave. is getting a new tenant, new look—and, if all goes..

Farmers market moves inside

Farmers market moves inside

Uptown Farmers Market, located in the east parking area of North Phoenix Baptist Church, is moving inside Building B in the Fellowship..

Dog daycare offers dog-training classes

Dog daycare offers dog-training classes

Villa La Paws Pet Resort & Spa, a dog daycare, boarding, and grooming facility, and AZ Dog Sports, a dog training facility, have formed..

Resident celebrates 80th birthday with a skydive

Resident celebrates 80th birthday with a skydive

Sara-Lu Kolkoski, a long-time North Central resident, celebrated her 80th birthday with a surprise party with all her closest friends and..

Helping children deal with grief

Helping children deal with grief

Judy Laufer recalls exactly when the idea for her children’s book, “Where Did Papa Go?” was born. It was on a plane ride home after..

Anonymous donor matches contributions

Anonymous donor matches contributions

An anonymous donor has taken the lead to ensure a sustainable future for Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) by offering to match donations made..

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Trellis, formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, a nonprofit dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible by..

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