Phoenix-related RSS news feed from selected sources.

This is an experimental page that pulls RSS feeds from various Phoenix-related blogs and news sites.

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  • The Sheraton has reopened, unveils new renovations
    by John Sanders on May 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown hotel has unveiled extensive renovations that have been worked on over the past year since its closure last March to mark its reopening. Changes range from a fully reworked community space to over 1000 rooms that […]

  • Join Downtown Voices Coalition Virtual Meeting, Sat., May 8, 9:30 a.m.
    by Downtown Voices Coalition on May 4, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    The Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee will hold its usual 2nd Saturday of the month community meeting on May 8, 2021 at its usual start time of 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. Here’s the agenda: WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ~ Jeff […]

  • Loans, Grants to Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 in Downtown Phoenix
    by Sara Scoville-Weaver on April 28, 2021 at 9:18 am

    A continuously updated list of grants, loans, resources and relief programs for small businesses.

  • Small businesses thankful for Valley Metro grant program
    by Athena Ankrah on April 26, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Four months after the city of Phoenix and Valley Metro launched the Small Business Financial Assistance Program (SBFAP), local business owners in downtown Phoenix say they appreciate the boost. The one-year pilot program provides direct financial […]

  • Looking for work? Check out these seven downtown internship opportunities
    by Athena Ankrah on April 26, 2021 at 7:50 am

    The pandemic is not over yet, and many internships are being offered remotely as a result. That doesn’t make the job search any less difficult, though. Many students find themselves in need of a paying gig but without time to root through job […]

  • Earth Day Sustainability: Circular Economy, Plastic Bags, Compost and Business
    by Jamie Trufin on April 22, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    Looking for ways to be more sustainable? Here are some easy tips.

  • Early Phoenix mapped
    by About Rogue Columnist on April 22, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    One of the most interesting sources of information on early Phoenix can be found on the Library of Congress' Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. The Sanborn Map Co. produced detailed maps of 12,000 U.S. cities and towns, detailing not only buildings...

  • Downtown personal trainer continues to help clients virtually
    by Luke Vickery on April 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Kylie Churnetski, personal trainer and nutrition (dietetics) student at ASU, has worked through the virtual constraints of the pandemic to coach her clients to optimal health. Earlier last year the COVID-19 pandemic caused gyms to close […]

  • Downtown Phoenix FilmBar defies pandemic odds, remains open with community support
    by Alejandro De La Cerda on April 19, 2021 at 7:45 am

    The Phoenix-based FilmBar, an indie theater located in the heart of the city, has cultivated a close community that has kept them afloat throughout the pandemic. FilmBar opened in February of 2011 and has kept steady business because the theater has […]

  • The Women of Roosevelt Row: How these business owners survived the pandemic
    by Sara Blue on April 19, 2021 at 7:40 am

    The COVID-19 pandemic gravely impacted small businesses across the country, many having to close down permanently. Here’s how three women-owned businesses on Roosevelt Row found creative ways to keep their businesses afloat during the […]

  • Russell Lee's Phoenix
    by About Rogue Columnist on April 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    In 1940, photographer Russell Lee visited Phoenix. His main task was taking pictures of Farm Security Administration projects in the city. He joined such distinguished federal photographers as Dorothea Lange and Arthur Rothstein. The FSA was created […]

  • 'See me AZ'
    by About Rogue Columnist on April 13, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    This is the name for a new campaign to reduce pedestrian and bicyclist deaths on the streets of metropolitan Phoenix. As KTAR reported, “ 'See Me AZ' aims to educate people on research that indicates most crashes occur when drivers,...

  • Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Old Town SDLE
    by Monica Tapia on April 9, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX Developers Sub4 Development and Jackson Dearborn are looking to build a new, approximately $30M mixed-use project in Old Town Scottsdale consisting of a multifamily component, commercial space and more. Zoning attorney […]

  • Great Hearts Adding Anthem, Buckeye Schools
    by Monica Tapia on April 9, 2021 at 5:57 pm

    By Great Hearts Academies In response to increasing demand, representatives of Great Hearts Academies have announced an expansion of its network of nonprofit public charter schools. Roosevelt Preparatory Academy is slated to open in […]

  • Central Arizona CCIM Offering CRE Market Workshops
    by Monica Tapia on April 9, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    By Central Arizona CCIM Chapter The Central Arizona CCIM Chapter is making it easy for industry professionals to stay ahead of changing technology, market conditions and government regulations by taking a Ward Center workshop for real estate […]

  • RLB Releases Latest Crane and Quarterly Cost Reports
    by Monica Tapia on April 9, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    By Rider Levett Bucknall International property and construction consultancy firm Rider Levett Bucknall has released its latest Crane IndexÒ and Quarterly Cost Report. Together, the two documents provide an eye-opening perspective on the North […]

  • Arizona Projects 04-09-21
    by Monica Tapia on April 9, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    Groundbreakings 1. City of Avondale broke ground on The BLVD Water Features project, which includes two signature entrance water features, a one-acre lake, koi pond, splash pad, pedestrian bridges, and inviting landscaping at Avondale Boulevard and […]

  • Police and fire in early Phoenix
    by About Rogue Columnist on April 6, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Henry Garfias, the son of a Mexican general, was elected Phoenix's first town marshal in 1881. Already famous for apprehending the stagecoach "ghost bandit" as a county deputy, Garfias (above, courtesy of Duran Lugo) was said to have shot […]

  • 33-acre Mixed-use Planned for Glendale
    by Monica Tapia on April 6, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX The City of Glendale’s Planning Commission recently heard a request to rezone approximately 33 acres at the NWC of 99th Glendale Avenues, for a new mixed-use development which will include multifamily, a medical office […]

  • Calgary-based APEL Extrusions Relocating HQ to AZ
    by Monica Tapia on April 6, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    By Colliers Calgary-based APEL Extrusions has purchased 22.6 acres of land at the SEC of the new Loop 202 Freeway and Lower Buckeye Road. The property will be the site of a new 323.8KSF headquarters and manufacturing facility. Plans call for North […]