Traveling exhibit of artwork by President George W. Bush coming to Arizona

The Arizona Historical Society, in partnership with Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, will host “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors,” a special exhibit from the George W. Bush Institute, this fall. Growing out of President Bush’s personal commitment and the ongoing work of the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, Portraits of […]

Ballet Arizona to host Ballet Under the Stars

With its 2017-18 season getting underway, Ballet Arizona is inviting Valley residents to spend an evening under the Arizona sky as the company continues its 20-year tradition Ballet Under the Stars. Community performances will take place from Sept. 21-30 at five Valley locations, according to a press release. Free and open to the public, Ballet […]

Paradise Valley resident opens 14th Mountainside Fitness location

Arizona’s only locally owned fitness centers, Mountainside Fitness, has announced the opening of its water-front location at the Marina Heights Property in the city of Tempe’s State Farm building. A grand preview party will be hosted 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 1. The grand opening for Mountainside Fitness’ 14th location includes an afternoon full of activities including outdoor activities, lawn games, food by local celebrity chefs, a t-shirt giveaway and more.

$8.2 billion invested along 20 miles of light rail

From restaurants to residential development, more than $8.2 billion in private and public capital investment has been built near the initial 20-miles of light rail that extends from Phoenix and Tempe into Mesa. Another $346 million in commercial and residential building is being planned, most of that from private developers. “Big things are happening in Phoenix because of light rail, and big things are going to continue to happen,” stated Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton in a press release. “Light rail has been transformative for our downtown and our economy. With it we’ve linked jobs, education, arts and culture in a way that would not have been possible otherwise.”