The State of the Union Address is the governments way of telling us that everything still sucks, but in a way that doesnt make us want to go postal. The Prez accomplishes this with concerned facial expressions or, in Dubyas case, bad grammar and mangled diction.
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon does it with tons of free food. Mayor G will talk about the changes in store for our city, including the timeline for downtowns massive CityScape development, against a backdrop of live music, shopping, and free grub provided by local restaurants during Dining in the Streets: A Taste of Downtown Phoenix. Hopefully, Gordon will bear good news about the local economy -- but if anythings hard to swallow, at least youll have free drinks to wash it down.