Phoenix Announces Denise Archibald as New City Clerk


Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher named Denise Archibald City Clerk in late October. She will oversee a $6.7 million budget and 54 staff members, providing access to information on matters of public interest throughout the organization. Archibald joined the city in December 2004, where she has worked for the last several years in the City […]

Chill Out At LUSTRE Rooftop Bar This Summer


LUSTRE Rooftop Bar continues its “100 Days of Summer” weekly event series this month, complete with daily pool parties, live music and food and drink specials that will continue through Labor Day. Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, LUSTRE is an oasis in the heart of Downtown Phoenix with cabanas […]

Phoenix Mayor Stanton Writes… MAY 2018


Mayor Stanton Writes… Re-Engaging Opportunity Youth Many times over the years, I’ve said that the future of our city depends on the success of our youth. It seems obvious, but the reality is this is a reminder we need — all across Arizona, we must do more to lift up every child. In Phoenix, we’ve […]

Mayor Stanton Writes… APRIL 2018


Mayor Stanton Writes… Just recently, I gave my annual State of the City address and provided a report on what we’ve accomplished together over the last six years — as well as the challenges ahead of us. It’s remarkable to think of the progress we’ve made, especially when it comes to creating good jobs. Phoenix […]

Mayor Stanton Writes… MARCH 2018


Mayor Stanton Writes… We’ve worked hard to build an innovation-based economy that works for every Phoenix family. To achieve that, we are attracting big companies that bring good, high-paying jobs in sustainable industries — but equally important, we’re supporting and growing the small businesses that feed our local economy. And people across the nation are […]

Area Allstate Agency Owners & Professionals Earn $21,000 Grant For New Life Center


Twenty-one Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and licensed sales professionals from Arizona came together to secure a $21,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit New Life Center. The grant will support New Life Center’s mission to provide high-quality programs that demonstrate respect for the individual and a serene environment in which families can heal and […]

New Art Exhibit Exposes The Scars Of PTSD


A new art exhibit, “PTSD, The Invisible Scar,” focuses on veterans who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. Created by Christopher Oshana, the photographic and video graphic documentary project invites the viewer to look beyond the facades and inside the private lives of just a few veterans who suffer from PTSD. “As a […]

Humanity 101 In Action: Outreach To Individuals Experiencing Homelessness


One of several Arizona State University initiatives, Project Humanities engages in a year-round community service project with an adult homeless population in downtown Phoenix. Every other Saturday, for the past three years, intergenerational volunteers from across the Valley gather at South 12th Avenue on the sidewalk area between West Jefferson Street and West Madison Street […]

Valley Chefs Join Together To Raise Funds For A Fellow Chef


In a rally cry to support one of their own, the “Arizona Seven” are reuniting for the 7 Chef Fund Up, a pair of communal dining events hosted in support of fellow chef Kelly Fletcher (formerly of House of Tricks, Zen Culinary).  Fletcher recently fell seriously ill to a life-threatening infection that spread throughout his body, […]

Delicious Event To Benefit Botanical Garden: 15th Annual Agave on the Rocks


Enjoy a refreshing margarita in a signature glowing glass while sampling gourmet cuisine prepared by renowned Valley restaurants and caterers at Desert Botanical Garden’s 15th Annual Agave on the Rocks. Proceeds from this event benefit the Garden’s education, research and conservation programs. Guests can dance under the stars to the vibrant beats of live musical […]