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Downtown Phoenix Partnership

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Five Places to Eat, Drink and Celebrate for Mardi Gras in Metro Phoenix

    We're usually looking for a reason to convince our more responsible friends to go out drinking on a Tuesday night, which is why Fat Tuesday is one of our favorite days of the year. As much as we wish we could pack our bags and hit Bourbon Street for authentic eats and Hurricanes, we'll be celebratin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2012
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    December 12, 2012

    Holiday Cocktail Challenge: District at the Sheraton vs. Province at the Westin Downtown Phoenix

    Tis the season...for boozing, that is. To celebrate, more than a dozen downtown Phoenix restaurants and bars are taking their holiday concoctions into the battlefield in a six-week competition to see who can come up with the Most Spirited Holiday Cocktail of 2012. The seasonal libations vary from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    The Strand Urban Italian, Silk Asian Chop House and More Coming Soon to Downtown Phoenix

    Carol Blonder​ The Downtown Phoenix Partnership unveiled the second annual Downtown Dining Guide Wednesday at the recently opened Westin Phoenix Downtown. It was a chance to graze on offerings from six downtown restaurants and learn about what's up next for the downtown  dining "district," ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2010

    Take Twenty

    PHX gives itself a good pat on the back

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Downtown Phoenix Dining Guide Launches

    Downtown Phoenix Partnership A guide to dining in the heart of Downtown. ​It's no secret that the advent of the light rail has invigorated the downtown dining and nightlife scenes. Downtown used to be a concrete jungle catering to the 9-to-5 crowd, but has increasingly branched out to lure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Did Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon Party at the 2008 and 2010 Super Bowls? And Who Paid for the Tickets?

    Facebook.com​ Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon may be refusing to answer questions about a $3,200 payment made to the NFL in 2008 out of a fund meant to promote downtown Phoenix -- but a Facebook photo of his girlfriend may provide a clue about that expense.In the photo, Elissa Mullany (left front ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010

    Civic Duty

    Rock out on your lunch break

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Christopher Gross' Chef's Tour: A Recap

    Sloane BurwellJames Porter gets Aaron May's autograph. After this weekend, it's time to replace "party like a rockstar" with "drink like a chef." Friday night is a bit of a blur for most (if not all) of the participants in a Chef's Tour of central downtown Phoenix restaurants (yes, and bars) dreamed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Friday: Chefs Tour Downtown Bars and Restaurants

    What happens when you get a bunch of chefs from notable local restaurants, you put them on a trolley, and you take them bar-hopping downtown? I don't know, but there should be some sort of cheeky punchline here. Anyway, it sounds like a fun time, and it's happening tomorrow night. Chef Christopher G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008
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    June 18, 2008
  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Phoenix Rising?

    A peek at the future cityscape

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Sweetheart Deal

    Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox got the bargain of the century. Why?

  • Culture

    December 2, 2004

    Sex and the City

    For Stuart Char, life is an all-nude cabaret.

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Colangelo Eats Crow

    ASU President Michael Crow's emergence provides Phoenix a preferable alternative to Jerry

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Thug Love

    As long as the Godfather's gangsters roam City Hall, will Jerry's reign ever be over?

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Give the Godfather the Boot

    A throng of people turned out to learn about Jerry Colangelo's secret plan for downtown. They learned nada. It's high time for Mayor Phil Gordon to end this charade.

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Letters

    Letters from the week of January 15, 2004

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Big Scam Theory

    Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Letters

    Letters from the week of December 11, 2003

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Dark Impulses

    At night, downtown Phoenix is a ghost town except for a few bright spots

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    The Cool Index

    Phoenix has always been hot. But can it ever be cool?

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Operation Mickey Mouse

    Could downtown Phoenix get more soulless? Yep! Check out Jerry Colangelo's secret plan.

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Downtown Brown

    Barrio businesses are flourishing, but not in downtown Phoenix

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Letters

    Letters from the week of October 30, 2003

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Speech Therapy

    Richard Florida jump-starts downtown dialogue

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Jerry's World

    Jerry Colangelo and his pals have gobbled up the lions share of public development dollars. If downtowns to be saved, City Halls got to share the wealth.

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Letters

    Letters from the week of September 18, 2003

  • Dining

    July 18, 2002

    Copper Squares

    A downtown power lunch - without all that much power.

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Off Color

    Skip Rimsza and Mike Johnson race into another controversy

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Un-Urban Development

    Proposed downtown site draws criticism from residents, urban planners

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    National Football Cartel

    How the Arizona Cardinals and their NFL brethren exert monopoly power to extract billions of dollars from American taxpayers

  • Dining

    September 13, 2001

    A Dive & Kickin'

    Tom is long gone, but Tom's Tavern lives on

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Lame Time, Last Year

    Reeking havoc, Phoenix style, in the 12 months the millennium forgot

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Letters

    From the week of November 30, 2000

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Jim Kaufman's Bottom Line

    The cryptic savior of historic downtown structures says he'll raze his classic PUHS buildings before he'll lose his investment

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    BOB's a Bust

    Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Traffic Thicket

    Will Phoenix voters finally get onboard a transit plan?

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Building Down

    Warehouse-district defenders retrench as two structures come down

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Whither Warehouse?

    The county's new downtown jail would destroy valuable pieces of Phoenix's past

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    A Capitol Idea

    Phoenix Community Alliance's new plan for the Capitol Mall sends the homeless scrambling while the city looks the other way

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Our Hero

    The most powerful man in Phoenix explains why he's just a regular guy

  • News

    November 21, 1996
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    November 7, 1996

    Parking Breaks

    Phoenix's shadow governors had keen ideas for the warehouse district south of Bank One Ballpark. But property owners told them where they could park them.

  • News

    April 25, 1996

    Parking Mirage

    City pretends that parking garage next to stadium is not a favor to Colangelo's Diamondbacks

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Trophy Strife

    Sculptor says downtown partnership bootlegged his award design

  • News

    June 8, 1995
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    December 8, 1993

    BUY ME OUT FOR THE BALLPARK

    IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE THAN PEANUTS AND CRACKER JACK TO BUY THE LAND FOR THE DOWNTOWN STADIUM.

  • News

    September 9, 1992

    YOU CALL THIS A REVITALIZED DOWNTOWN?

    WAIT 'TIL SQUARE ONE BECOMES A PARKING LOT

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