Roosevelt (New York)

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2011

    Homeward Bound

    Valley artist wears influences on his sleeve

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Pie Social Recipe Cards Make a Sweet Holiday Gift

    ​Visions of sugar pies dancing in your head, ever since our Pie Social last month? Us, too. We're still reeling over the fact that hundreds came to taste, bringing more than 200 community pies. And 10 professional bakers/chefs competed for top pie honors.  In the sugary hubub you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Latte Throwdown Coming to Lola Coffee

    ​Sometimes the simplest things can make a big difference in your day, like the care your barista puts into swirling espresso and foamy milk into an intricate design that brings a smile to your face. It's art that's more ephemeral than a Buddhist mandala, around for a matter of seconds un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Pie Social: No Need for Humble Pie

    The first-ever Pie Social -- to be held Saturday, November 13, 2 to 6 p.m. at 5th Street and Roosevelt -- is right around the corner. While we wait, we are busy trying to flex our pie-baking muscles. We've never made lemon meringue pie before so this seems like the perfect time to try our hand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Pie Social Celebrity Bakers (So Far) Announced

    ​We don't have a complete list yet, but couldn't wait to share the love. Here are some of the bakers/venues who've agreed to make pie for our first-ever Pie Social on November 13, 2 to 6 p.m., at 5th Street and Roosevelt:Barrio Cafe, The Breadfruit, Tracy Dempsey, Essence Bakery, Honeymoon Sweets, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Ask the Critic: Where Can I Grab Lunch on My Way to the Airport?

    Looking for a place to eat on your way to (or from) Sky Harbor that won't break the bank, that'll won't throw off your schedule, and that isn't a fast-food joint?Join the crowd. I've gotten more requests for suggestions on this front than just about any other restaurant-related question, and I'm hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Pie is Love: Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row Team Up for a Pie Social

    ​We've been hinting for months, but now it's time to get our your calendars -- and your cookbooks -- and start planning for our Pie Social.  In case you haven't heard, Pie is the New Black -- and of course the trendsetters over on Roosevelt Row are on top of it. We're teaming up with the ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Giant Coffee Opens Alongside Bunky Boutique

    ​There was a lot going on this weekend, but one of the biggest buzz-creators was Saturday's long-awaited opening of Giant Coffee, the third downtown hangout created by Matt and Erenia Pool of Matt's Big Breakfast and The Roosevelt. Saturday's grand opening party was held in conjunction with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Cora Blouch, What Are You Eating?

    ​Cora Blouch The singer and knitter performs in the Amazing Grace II program with the Phoenix Chorale May 1-2 and May 9 at various venues in the Valley, and her Bewilderknits merchandise is sold at MADE, Practical Art and Ecocentricity What'd you eat for dinner last night? Homemade wild rice and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Dry River Yacht Club, First Friday, and Atomic Comics Gets Moe Over the Weekend

    ​First Friday: April 2010 Phoenix's monthly celebration of music, art and over-sized street hot dogs took off in grand style on Friday, April 2. See the shots from the rafters of Lost Leaf to temporary stages erected on Roosevelt in these photos...see photos ​Spring Fling at The Sail ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Art Attack

    Hot new works and sexy Shag invade this year’s Detour

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Valentine's Day, Victoria's Secret, and More

    Victoria's Secret model Jamie Lee Darley will be sitting pretty tonight at the W Scottsdale.​If you're single, Valentine's Day kinda sucks. You'll likely spend this weekend sitting on your ass, alternating bouts of drinking with visits to online porn sites, while your friends and their respe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Third Friday, Drinking Marathons, Everclear, and More

    Cassie MarmasThe madcap madness from last year's Marathon Pub Crawl.​We hope you've been training hard in anticipation for this weekend. Building up endurance, strengthening stamina, and basically preparing yourself for the long haul. So, are we talking about this year's edition of the ultra-grue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 Christmas Weekend: Bettie Blood Burlesque, Coats & Villa, Groove Candy, and More

    The Bettie Blood Burlesque Troupe is scheduled to perform at Rogue Bar in Scottsdale tonight.A​fter six endless weeks of endless hype, treacly commercials, and non-stop carols, we're only 48 hours or so from the arrival of Christmas morning. But you don't have to wait until then to get your presen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Lola Coffee Opens For Third Friday

    ​Coffee fanatics have been waiting for the opening of Lola Coffee on Roosevelt, the second location of Daniel Wayne's popular java joint, and it's finally here. Stop by the historic Gold Spot building at 1001 N. 3rd Ave. (the entrance is actually on Roosevelt) between 7 and 10 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Pollo Asado Feast at Tradiciones

    ​Lunch at Tradiciones, the Mexican restaurant attached to Phoenix Ranch Market at 16th Street and Roosevelt, is always a good lunchtime escape. Somehow it always feels like I have the run of the place (no doubt it's a huge dining room), and the food is reliably tasty.

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Arty Girl: Make Your Holiday Ornament for MADE Art Boutique

    By Stephend9 on flickr Creative Commons.​Yes, yes, I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet and I apologize profusely for the holiday theme of this blog.I swear, I'm not one of those people who put up strings of lights and fake inflatable snowmen in my front yard the day after Halloween. In fact, I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Lots Going on Downtown This Weekend . . .

    ​This week's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, taking place downtown, seems to have spawned all kinds of fun activities planned for this weekend. On Friday night from 6 to 10 p.m., the free Green Streets Festival will take over Roosevelt Street between 4th and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Green Streets Festival, Obscura, PAPA, and More

    Turn Back O Man is scheduled to perform tonight at Fifth and Roosevelt streets.​Downtown Phoenix is gonna be a hotbed of activity this weekend. Of the 10 different low-cost/no-cost events getting pimped in this blog post, eight will be taking place within the confines of P-Town's urban core. There ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2009

    Come to PAPA

    Go eco (or maybe just lime) at this year’s offbeat processional

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Monsters of Folk Mural Pops Up

    Courtesy of Steve Chilton​If you've driven by Eye Lounge at Roosevelt and 4th Street lately you maybe have noticed this cool mural promoting the upcoming Monsters of Folk show at The Orpheum. Turns out local promoter Charlie Levy (the man behind Stateside Presents, which, if you've seen our Best O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Closed for Business: Calabria Italian Grocery & Deli

    ​The other day, a friend and I stopped by the new La Casita Ice Cream & Deli on 16th Street, and recognized a familiar face. The girl behind the counter was a longtime employee at Calabria Italian Grocer & Deli, so we were surprised to see her out of context.Sure enough, Calabria closed la ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2009

    Partners in Thought Crime

    Firehouse unveils new art-cum-retail space

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Club Candids at the Heritage Square Art Walk

    If you make crazy faces, club candids will find you.​If yesterday's blog comments about the mayhem on Roosevelt Row are any indication, folks are looking for a quieter place to view art on First Friday.Of course, there's always Grand Avenue. But this past Friday, we checked out a brand spankin' ne ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009

    First Fly Day

    Skate extravaganza stops traffic on Roosevelt Row

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009

    Tale of "Whoa"

    Moore and Zahn strike again with offbeat-crafts emporium

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Fair Trade Cafe Debuts at Downtown Civic Space Park

    ​Great news for the caffeine-deprived: Fair Trade Cafe, an indie coffee shop that specializes in hand-roasted, small-batch, certified fair trade coffee, is about to double its downtown presence by opening its second location tonight. The original shop is just off the Roosevelt stop of the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Roosevelt School District Shows Big Improvement in Test Scores

      ​South Phoenix's Roosevelt School District, historically one of the Valley's worst-performing districts, made an impressive gain in test scores in 2009. The district announced today that students performed 9 percent better in math and 10 percent better in reading on the AIMS test. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Arty Girl: Save money at MADE art boutique tonight!

    By Carly Jane1 at flickr creative commons.I swear to God, if I make another, "Hey kids, with the economy being down and all..." comment on this blog, my creativity is officially tapped out.So I tread carefully as I write about MADE art boutique's celebration of the recent, mini-recovery of the econo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Summer Beer Quest Week Four

    Jonathan McNamara This week we checked out the beers on tap at The Roosevelt in Downtown Phoenix. How does the house ale stack up to the other Summer beers we've tried this month? Check out the slide show to find out.  Check out the updated slide show to cast your vote via e-mail or twitter.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Club Candids at The Turf

    Hey, someone tell these guys to calm down.Sometimes, we just like to pay a little attention to the regular folks in town. So rather than heading to a big event with all the scenester kids wearing their flashiest crap, we decided to check out a relatively new spot in the downtown Phoenix drinking rot ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2008

    Addressed to Kill

    Funky fashionista store makes its move

  • Music

    November 1, 2007


    RoRo rows your boat

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2007

    SMoCA and Mirrors

    Beautiful-people schmoozefest focuses on fashion

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2007

    The Street Smell of Success

    Roosevelt businesses reap what they've sown

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Get Lost

    Thank you for Leafing

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Detour From Drinking

    Taking in culture instead of tequila

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007

    House Party

    Pool will wet your whistle

  • Dining

    June 16, 2005

    Sammy Time

    Fresh pasture for downtown grazing

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Fuzzy Math

    Mishandled money adds up to a loss for students at Roosevelt schools

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Bye Bye Birdie

    An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Downtown Alternative Art Space

    407 East Roosevelt

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    307 Going Down?

    Naw, the notorious gay cabaret club is just on the move

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