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Musical tells true story of dashed hopes

Musical tells true story of dashed hopes

The story of a local man whose dream of enlisting in the Marines was shattered when he discovered he was not a U.S. citizen will come to..

Boat building sparks excitement in learning

Boat building sparks excitement in learning

Dozens of students at Solano Elementary School got their sea legs and gained valuable scientific lessons in an unusual project. The 68..

Stop and smell the flowers at Lotuswei

Stop and smell the flowers at Lotuswei

In a busy world where skyrocketing stress levels are causing people to get sick, a novel local business offers a sanctuary where anyone can..

CASA workspace completes upgrades

CASA workspace completes upgrades

If something looks different to you as you drive by the northwest corner of Northern Avenue and 16th Street, it is not your imagination; it..

Library to offer kindergarten bootcamp

Library to offer kindergarten bootcamp

Get your child ready for kindergarten by enrolling them in Kindergarten Bootcamp, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 23..

Craft brewers event offers 500 beers

Craft brewers event offers 500 beers

If you love craft beer, check out the 20th Annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival presented by the Arizona Craft Brewers’ Build on Saturday,..

Celebrate Chinese culture and cuisine

Celebrate Chinese culture and cuisine

Feast on Chinese food and explore culture, crafts and kids activities at the 30th annual Phoenix Chinese Week’s Culture and Cuisine..

Sweet Fitz is tiny ball of cuteness

Sweet Fitz is tiny ball of cuteness

Only seven-and-a-half pounds, Fitz is a little ball of cuteness that fits perfectly in your arms, lap and heart. The adorable..

Delivering Dreams bus brings children clothes

Delivering Dreams bus brings children clothes

A new bus will keep a program that offers students in need clothes rolling.             The Assistance League of Phoenix..

Network, explore diversity at event

Network, explore diversity at event

You can network and learn more to help boost your business at the CO+HOOTS: Melanin Magic Presents: Defining the American Dream event on..

Wellness celebration coming to Sunnyslope

Wellness celebration coming to Sunnyslope

If you are looking for a way to make getting healthy fun, you might want to check out an event on Saturday, Feb. 8. The HonorHealth Heart..

Support group helps women deal with anger

Support group helps women deal with anger

Women who are struggling with anger can learn how to take back their own power and find more peace in a local support group. Respecting..

Mission of Mercy moves clinic to church

Mission of Mercy moves clinic to church

Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM), a non-profit organization that provides free primary, medical care and medicine to people in need, is..

DNA can be link to fitness goals

DNA can be link to fitness goals

If you want to get in shape this New Year, you may want to get information about your DNA first. A DNA test can help you and a personal..

Class teaches mothers about breastfeeding

Class teaches mothers about breastfeeding

If you are expecting a baby, there is a class where you can learn about breastfeeding. An OB Breastfeeding Class will be held from 1 to 4..

Seniors stay active, socialize at center

Seniors stay active, socialize at center

Mature adults smiled as they danced in a Zumba class, prayed and sang during a Taste of Shabbat service and listened to classic music at a..

Residents oppose water pipelines

Residents oppose water pipelines

Residents in three neighborhoods and in a grassroots organization are pushing the city of Phoenix to stop plans to build two water..

Community activist to receive MLK honor

Community activist to receive MLK honor

North Central Phoenix resident Jesse Ary receives 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award.

Wine festival features Arizona wineries

Wine festival features Arizona wineries

The Arizona Wine Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Heritage..

New Tocaya serves healthy Mexican food

New Tocaya serves healthy Mexican food

Tocaya, a Mexican restaurant serving vegan and gluten-free options, opened last month at 2525 E. Camelback Road, offering salads, tacos,..

Helton Brewing offers Vegan Thursday

Helton Brewing offers Vegan Thursday

Helton Brewing Company, 2144 E. Indian School Road, now offers Vegan Thursday featuring three vegan dishes., Current offerings include soy..

Grinders Coffee Co. reopens after fire

Grinders Coffee Co. reopens after fire

You can order your cup of java, teas, Italian sodas and other flavorful drinks again at Grinders Coffee Co. now that it’s open again. The..

Fired Pie offers cheesy special

Fired Pie offers cheesy special

In honor of National Cheese Lovers Day, buy one mac ‘n cheese dish and get one free at Fired Pie restaurants on Monday, Jan. 20. The mac..

The Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon

The Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon

The marathon is a three-day event that includes a free Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, Jan, 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18; a 5K and a..

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