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Pot of Gold Music Festival features Big Sean, Future

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Lucky Man Concerts’ 2nd Annual Pot Of Gold Music Festival at Rawhide in Chandler. The all-ages, rain or shine event begins Thursday, March 17 at 2:30pm (gates 1:30pm), and continues Saturday, March 19 at 1:00pm (gates 12:00pm). Pot of Gold 2015 Slideshow:   Photos: Mike Mertes Single-day and two-day tickets are available for advance purchase at www.potofgoldaz.com, www.luckymanonline.com, the Marquee Box or… Read More →

Top 10 superfoods to enjoy before spring arrives

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For those in search of healthy, seasonal food for the New Year, there are plenty of options to be enjoyed. Many superfoods remain in-season, and in most cases generate their most vibrant crops throughout the colder months. Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned Southern Brazilian Steakhouse, breaks down its Top-10 Superfoods found on their Market Table,… Read More →

Offices near Sky Harbor sell for $17M

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Irgens purchased a 102,302 square-foot office building near Sky Harbor for $17 million near Van Buren and 44th Streets. The four-story building is located south of the Loop 202 and just off State Route 143 near Sky Harbor International Airport at 501 N. 44th St. The property, 501 Gateway, features 102,302 square-feet of prime office… Read More →

Mayor Greg Stanton reveals separation from wife

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and his wife Nicole Stanton, managing partner of Quarles and Brady’s Phoenix office,  have separated after 10 years of marriage. The two-term mayor made the announcement via a Facebook posting that said, “This is an amicable decision.” The Stantons released the following statement this morning: “After 10 years of marriage that brought us tremendous joy… Read More →

$21M Tucson retirement community breaks ground

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The Weitz Company, a design and construction firm, broke ground for Hacienda at the River, a $21 million Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. and The Freshwater Group of Tucson project. “The Weitz Company was honored to be selected to build this progressive retirement community that will provide the best possible care for its residents,” said Chris… Read More →

50 Things You Must Eat in Phoenix

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Phoenix is a foodie city with a capital “PH” (read: “phoodie”). AZ Big Media’s offices are located in Midtown Phoenix, just a short light rail ride from some of its writers’ favorite downtown and uptown Phoenix restaurants. And, trust us, when we say we take our meal times pretty seriously around these parts. Whether you’re… Read More →

Camelback Uptown retail space sells for $1.78M

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Cushman & Wakefield has sold Camelback Uptown, located at 51 and 101 E. Camelback Rd. in North Central Phoenix, for $1.78 million. The transaction includes a land lease and the retail improvements for a Bank of America branch and Sauce restaurant. Cushman & Wakefield Senior Director Greg Valladao represented the buyer, 1058 Munras Properties, LP… Read More →

Mayor Stanton honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

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On Thursday, December 3rd 2015, Child & Family Resources honored City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton with a Martha K. Rothman Lifetime Achievement Award for his work over many years advancing the causes of children and families in Arizona. Held at the University Club in Phoenix, Champions for Children & Families brought together nearly 100… Read More →

A-1 Garage Doors Relocates and Expands in Tempe

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Cushman & Wakefield announced that A-1 Garage Door Services has relocated to 2405 W. University Dr. in Tempe in order to expand its operations in the Valley. The company subleased 16,675 square feet of space at Park Lane North, an industrial facility located in Northwest Tempe. This lease more than doubles A-1 Garage Door Services’… Read More →

2015 AIA Arizona Design Awards announced

2015 AIA Design Awards Ceremony at Phoenix Art Museum

The Arizona component of The American Institute of Architects announced the 2015 Design Award Winners, recognizing excellence in design, planning and construction of projects designed by AIA Arizona architects registered and licensed in the State of Arizona. Selected from 93 submissions, 28 recipients were recently honored at The Phoenix Art Museum. The award recipients were chosen… Read More →

Brelby Theater Company wins FirstBank contest

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Brelby Theatre Company, a Glendale-based company that produces professional live theatrical shows and operates classes and workshops, has been named the winner of the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest.” Brelby Theater Company representatives learned they won on Friday morning when representatives of FirstBank arrived at the theater with an oversized check and balloons.  The… Read More →

Centrica signs global banking giant to 10 year deal

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In one of the largest Arizona real estate transactions of 2015, Centrica, an adaptive reuse project by Phoenix Rising Investments, LLC (PRI) signed a 10-year lease for their entire 117,000 square foot project. Banco Santander’s US Consumer group subsidiary, Santander Consumer USA Holdings, Inc, will move into Centrica in the New Year, netting Mesa’s Fiesta… Read More →

Phoenix retail development makes a slow comeback

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The retail land market in the Phoenix area is waking up from its nearly seven year dormancy. While sales and development for retail pads and in-fill parcels has been at an all-time high, the development of new shopping centers has remained at a stand-still – and with good reason. The housing boom and subsequent bust… Read More →

15 Things You Must Drink in Phoenix

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When it comes to drinking the night away, there are a few cocktails that reign supreme. Today, the editorial staff of AZ Big Media would like to present the 15 essential drinks that every connoisseur of Arizona nightlife — or day drinking — has to try before they die. We’re not including any PBRs or… Read More →