Local Restaurant Hosts Spinoff of the Boy Scouts’ Pinewood Derby

BY: JORDAN ELDER https://youtu.be/DUr-wtHkGKQ Hotdogs and donuts may seem like an unlikely combination, but it definitely works for restaurant-food truck combination Short Leash Hotdogs & Rollover Donuts. This Roosevelt Row eatery is anything but typical, and each April they host a very unique event. They call it the Pinewood Classic. It is a spinoff of the Pinewood Derby, … Continue reading Local Restaurant Hosts Spinoff of the Boy Scouts’ Pinewood Derby

Downtown Phoenix Shopping Center Getting a Bold New Look

BY: JORDAN ELDER Palm trees wrapped in lights tower over the outdoor patio. Frog fountains shoot water towards giggling children. The smell of freshly cooked food wafts around. People sit on benches among the flowers, talking and enjoying the serenity. However, this quiet space won’t be calm for much longer. Downtown Phoenix is constantly growing … Continue reading Downtown Phoenix Shopping Center Getting a Bold New Look

Dancing Into Business: Nathalie and Company

Dancing Into Business: Nathalie and Company By: Madeleine Holler In 2011, Nathalie Velasquez danced her way into business at the Shops at Norterra, located off the 1-17 and Happy Valley in North Phoenix. After her professional dance career ceased in her early years due to an injury, Velasquez found herself in a new role: a … Continue reading Dancing Into Business: Nathalie and Company

Doggie Days Adoption Festival

By: Jordan Elder The Doggie Days Adoption Festival is an annual event that occurs in Steele Indian School Park. Local rescue centers bring their puppies out to play and hopefully find forever homes. People can pet and play with the dogs during the day, and a big bell is rung every time a dog gets … Continue reading Doggie Days Adoption Festival