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AAWL offers low-cost microchipping

AAWL offers low-cost microchipping

One in three pets becomes lost during its lifetime, with only 15-20 percent of dogs returned home and less than 2 percent of cats. The..

New businesses tap into ‘creative’ needs

New businesses tap into ‘creative’ needs

Jewelry designer Gerri Dames, who recently launched “Gerri’s Beading Parties,” teaches a group of kids how to make their own beaded..

‘Memory Bash’ helps remember loved ones

‘Memory Bash’ helps remember loved ones

“Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive,” by Emmy-award-winning journalist Allison Gilbert, is the feature of a..

Summer Sampler returns to Sauce

Summer Sampler returns to Sauce

Now through Aug. 31, Sauce Pizza + Wine offers its Summer Sampler, which includes your choice of salad, pizza and two glasses wine for just..

Fun drink combos at Z’Tejas on weekends

Fun drink combos at Z’Tejas on weekends

The Weekend Fun Bar is in full swing at Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill and can help you keep you cool off this summer. Offered every Saturday..

Creamistry to open at Uptown in July

Creamistry to open at Uptown in July

Liquid nitrogen freezes milk crystals at -321 degrees Fahrenheit, creating the most indulgent and creamy ice cream possible—and this..

Stylist can help you put best foot forward

Stylist can help you put best foot forward

Many women feel like they wear the same items again and again or aren’t sure how to put them together to achieve the look they want...

New store has modernist twist

New store has modernist twist

For the People, a new home décor and furnishings store located at 5102 N. Central Ave., celebrated its grand opening May 12. It is..

Villa Montessori expansion under way

Villa Montessori expansion under way

Construction began in March on Phase I of the Villa Vision, a $5.8 million plan to bring new facilities, resources and entrepreneurial..

Firefighters train in site to be torn down

Firefighters train in site to be torn down

Days before it demolished an old retail building to make way for View 32—the North 32nd Street corridor’s first new urban apartment..

Local woman joins Girl Scouts board

Local woman joins Girl Scouts board

North Central resident Susan Brichler Trujillo has been appointed to the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Board of Directors. The..

Business networking group meets at FUMC

Business networking group meets at FUMC

A new business networking group has formed in Central Phoenix and meets the second and fourth Fridays of the month at First United..

Best Glass marks 25th anniversary

Best Glass marks 25th anniversary

Bob Hittenberger has seen some ups and some downs since starting his business, Best Glass, on a shoestring budget 25 years ago. But he is..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Avenue Q’ Through July 10 Phoenix Theatre 100 E. McDowell Road 602-254-2151 Part felt, part flesh and full of heart, this..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Two young men named National Merit Scholars The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced..

Girls fitness program seeks sites for fall

Girls fitness program seeks sites for fall

Girls on the Run serving Maricopa and Pinal Counties is looking for sites for the fall 2016 season. Girls on the Run is a physical-activity..

Happy diners found at the Angry Crab

Happy diners found at the Angry Crab

The Angry Crab Shack is anything but, as diners have been happily discovering since the eatery opened in October 2014 at 2808 E. Indian..

Re-connect and restore in July

Re-connect and restore in July

Your brain and body are friends—nourish that friendship and improve how you move at Kinesphere Center for Movement Education this month...

Volunteer drivers for cancer patients

Volunteer drivers for cancer patients

An estimated 32,510 Arizona residents will learn they have cancer this year. To ensure patients get to the critical care they need without..

Unwine-D Adult Coloring Night

Unwine-D Adult Coloring Night

Coloring is the hottest new hobby for adults, and it’s perfect for relaxation after a long day. So what could be better than pairing..

Two local teens earn Girl Scout Gold Award

Two local teens earn Girl Scout Gold Award

North Central resident Sophia Kirkland-Lopez, a sophomore at Phoenix Country Day School, is already an international traveler, having spent..

Public meetings focus on CPTI issues

Public meetings focus on CPTI issues

The Community and Police Trust Initiative (CPTI) was formed by the Phoenix city manager in 2015 to review police-community relations which..

North Central Flower Girls named for 2017

North Central Flower Girls named for 2017

Forty-eight high school seniors have accepted the invitation from the Board of Visitors to become Flower Girls. These young women will..

New tethering law goes into effect

New tethering law goes into effect

Beginning July 1, a new tethering law goes into effect in the city of Phoenix, to protect dogs from abuse and neglect. “The tethering..

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