Daily Archives: November 27, 2008

The New York Times spends 36 hours in Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix at night (David Kadlubowski, New York Times)

[Source: Randal Archibold, New York Times] — Like the myth behind its namesake, Phoenix seems to have come out of nowhere to rank as the nation’s fifth largest city. Even long-timers have a tough time explaining the city’s appeal. Phoenix has left no firm mark in pop culture, aside from a bit role in the opening shot of “Psycho.”

The list of famous area residents is rather short: Barry Goldwater, John McCain, Jordin Sparks are among the better known.  And the city is an inferno in the summer.  The other nine months of the year, however, are gorgeous and sunny, making it a perfect time to visit the city’s new bounty of top-notch golf courses, fashionable resorts, eye-opening museums, and cool night life.  [Note: To read the full article, click here.]

For Black Friday weekend, think Phoenix “Small Wonders”

smallwonders2Local First Arizona’s “Small Wonders” map has been a huge hit as many retailers clamor for more of the new pocket-sized guide to one-of-a-kind shopping and dining destinations in central Phoenix!  More than 70 Local First Arizona members are included on the color brochure that highlights businesses from 15th Avenue to 16th Street, uptown to downtown.

But it’s easy for you to review, download, and print your copy of “Small Wonders” today, just in time for “Black Friday” and the rest of the holiday shopping season.

40 days, 327 holiday events in downtown Phoenix

Download the 2008 Copper Square Holiday Calendar

The Downtown Phoenix Partnership invites to you review, download, and print their holiday “40 days, 327 events” calendar.

CenPhoTV for the week of 11/27/2008

A weekly video webcast about Phoenix living.  For more information, visit their website.

It’s Phoenix “Buy Local Week,” Dec. 8-14

Buy Local Week