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Two sand-sational days at kids museum

Two sand-sational days at kids museum

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix hosts an entire weekend of beach-filled fun at its inaugural SandFest, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April..

Children’s Day held at Japanese garden

Children’s Day held at Japanese garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, 1221 N. 3rd Ave., presents its annual Children’s Day, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 14...

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ comes to the stage

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ comes to the stage

Childsplay Theatre presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” April 28-May 26 at the Herberger Theater, 222 E. Monroe. Academic subjects will..

Partnership provides services to homeless

Partnership provides services to homeless

A collaboration among HonorHealth, St. Joseph the Worker, and Circle the City continues to grow in its efforts to serve the homeless.

Fundraiser to aid Phoenix police officer

Fundraiser to aid Phoenix police officer

Phoenix Police Officer Steve Fluty, who has served almost 30 years in Arizona law enforcement, has been a familiar face in the North..

Meatballs dominate at new boutique eatery

Meatballs dominate at new boutique eatery

Stefano Fabbri, the man behind Pomo Restaurant Group’s Pomo Pizzeria and Luna Gelateria, last month opened a new restaurant, called Meat..

Lunch menu to get you in and out fast

Lunch menu to get you in and out fast

Oregano’s Pizza Bistro, 1008 E. Camelback Road, has introduced its “Midday Rush” lunch menu to get busy patrons in and out in a..

Let your taste buds love all the spuds

Let your taste buds love all the spuds

FRIED, a French Fry & Music Festival is set for 2-10 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd St. FRIED lets the..

Culver’s hosts food drive for food bank

Culver’s hosts food drive for food bank

Culver’s has partnered with St. Mary’s Food Bank again for its annual Culver’s Snow Bird Food Drive. From now until April 13, bring..

Cool off with gourmet frozen bananas, ice cream

Cool off with gourmet frozen bananas, ice cream

Longtime North Central resident Shannon Moss admits she has a sweet tooth. And one of the things this mother of three often craved was a..

Truck raffle aids local nonprofit

Truck raffle aids local nonprofit

Boys Hope Girls Hope is a North Central Phoenix-based nonprofit that provides scholarships to underprivileged kids in both community-based..

PEEPS pairings aid AZ Small Dog Rescue

PEEPS pairings aid AZ Small Dog Rescue

The Phoenix Ale Brewery Central Kitchen is pairing PEEPS-flavored marshmallow chicks with flights of craft beer to benefit the Arizona..

Parks to implement new ‘Code of Conduct’

Parks to implement new ‘Code of Conduct’

The city of Phoenix wants to make sure its park users know the rules, whether in a city park or mountain preserve—and that those who..

New group aids migrant families

New group aids migrant families

North Central resident Ginger Torres is a busy mother who also works from home. You would think with so much going on in her life, she..

More details on Dutch Bros. Closure

More details on Dutch Bros. Closure

The Dutch Bros. drive-through coffee hut at Central Avenue and Camelback Road will close no later than Feb. 28, 2020, according to a..

Immersive language, cultural program

Immersive language, cultural program

With an internationally recognized culture, Mexico remains one of the strongest and most enticing tourist destinations for Americans. Just..

Fundraiser held in new Center for the Arts

Fundraiser held in new Center for the Arts

Journey down the rabbit hole April 13, with The Madison Education Foundation’s Imagination 2019 gala, “Wonderland.” At this inaugural..

Free, family event in Sunnyslope

Free, family event in Sunnyslope

North Central residents are invited to have fun and learn more about their local businesses and resources at ’Slope Fest 2019, 8:30..

Community events to celebrate Easter

Community events to celebrate Easter

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church welcomes the public to a variety of free events to celebrate Holy Week, April 14-21. A Palm Sunday Service..

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Each year, the city of Phoenix’s budget is developed in conjunction with residents, the mayor, city council, city manager and city..

Adoptable dogs come to Yappy Hour

Adoptable dogs come to Yappy Hour

Match Restaurant & Lounge, inside the FOUND:RE Hotel at 1100 N. Central Ave., has partnered with Maricopa County Animal Care and..

Wedding and event planner wins award

Wedding and event planner wins award

North Central resident Dionne Washington recently learned that her business, Dionne Events, was named a winner of the WeddingWire..

Public event to mark mall revitalization

Public event to mark mall revitalization

The first phase of Park Central Mall’s revitalization is complete. To celebrate, the public is invited to a free event from 9 a.m. to 1..

Lieb again ranked No. 1 for HomeSmart

Lieb again ranked No. 1 for HomeSmart

Bobby Lieb, associate broker with HomeSmart International, recently was recognized as the No. 1 realtor in the company at the International..

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