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Palomar Offers Superb Staycation Options

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I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Palomar offers sublime Staycation options

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by in Stay

I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters, and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Massive Downtown Phoenix Pillow Fight coming

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Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a flurry of feathers during the largest pillow fight to ever hit Downtown Phoenix. On June 5th in the hotel’s second-floor Living Room, hotel staff will provide pillows and be on-site to share tips for friendly battles and proper techniques. Blue Hound Kitchen… Read More →

Hotel Palomar Phoenix offers Staycation deals

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by in Featured | Travel

As the weather warms up and Memorial Day rolls around, it’s got everyone thinking about what they’re doing and where they’re going this summer. If staying locally is in the cards, the Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape offers some amazing deals. Here are just a few of the Staycation options at the hotel this summer… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix Attempts Pilates World Record

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by in Events | Featured | Sports

CityScape Phoenix will attempt to break the world record for biggest Pilates class with 863 participants in celebration of International Pilates Day on Saturday, May 4 with participants lining Central Avenue in Downtown Phoenix. CityScape Phoenix, in partnership with Gold’s Gym, IMX Pilates Studio, Pilates by Fitness Solutions and Remedy, a Pilates & Massage Studio,… Read More →

Convention Center welcomes millionth delegate

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, second from left, joined city leaders March 14 at the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual conference to celebrate the millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since its $650 million expansion in January 2009. The millionth delegate, veterinarian Monique Weldon of Aurora, Colo., accepted a donation in her honor to the Rescue Operation for the Animals of the Reservation (ROAR). Pictured from left are Phoenix Convention Center Director Debbie Cotton, Mayor Stanton, AHAA President Mark Russak, ROAR spokeswoman Helen Oliff, Greater Phoenix CVB President Steve Moore, Weldon, and Phoenix City Manager David Cavazos.
by in Business News | Featured

A huge milestone at the Phoenix Convention Center arrived last week in the form of a petite veterinarian from Colorado. Dr. Monique Weldon, owner of Loving Family Animal Hospital in Aurora, Colo., was the one millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since it emerged four years ago from a $600 million expansion. Weldon,… Read More →

Sporting events pump billions into Arizona economy

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by in Featured | Sports

If you build it, they will come. We did. And they have. Over the last decade, the Valley has added Jobing.com Arena, University of Phoenix Stadium, built new spring training facilities, upgraded old ones and visiting sports fans have responded by pumping billions of dollars annually into the economy. And when the Super Bowl returns… Read More →

Masiulewicz takes leadership role in MPI

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by in Economy | Featured

Donna Masiulewicz, a native of Chicago, was named president of the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International for the 2012 – 2013 year. Masiulewicz earned her BA from Northern Illinois University in Spanish Translation and International Marketing.  She began her career in the hospitality industry working in association meetings management and tenured in corporate… Read More →

Technology expands meeting and conference industry

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by in Business News | Marketing | Tech

We don’t catch up over coffee anymore, we catch up on Facebook. Technology has changed the way we date, invite people to parties, and even watch TV. It’s only natural that technology will change the face of business meetings and conferences. “As a chapter and in addition to our website, we utilize social media outlets… Read More →

Meetings and conventions drive tourism industry

by in Business News | Economy

Steve Moore, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau, knows his industry is big business. “If Arizona’s tourism industry were a publicly traded entity,” he says, “it would be the third-largest company in the state—just behind Avnet and Freeport-McMoran, and just ahead of US Airways and PetSmart.” Despite the economic downturn… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart attorneys Raise Awareness of Men’s Health Issues

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by in Business News | Legal

You don’t normally see attorneys, some of whom are headed to court, sporting moustaches inside the walls of a national law firm. But 21 Polsinelli Shughart attorneys and staff put down their razors during November as part of the national “Movember” campaign to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Calling themselves “The Gentlemen of Polsinelli,”… Read More →

New Tenants Opening at CityScape Phoenix

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by in Business News | Small Biz

Just in time for the holiday season, CityScape Phoenix will welcome three new tenants including Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Brooklynn’s and BC Café  by The Breakfast Club. Potbelly Sandwich Shop, the popular Chicago-based chain, just opened its doors on Nov.13 and occupies a 3,000 square-foot space beside Fuego CityScape along First Street. The restaurant company has… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

High-End Nightclub, Gypsy Bar, To Open In CityScape

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by in Date Night | Events

Where else can you bowl a strike, walk a few steps to an adjacent, high-end nightclub and cross your fingers in hopes of not striking out? CityScape — and Gypsy Bar, which will be connected to Lucky Strike Lanes, is adding its name to the already-hip roster of nightlife hotspots in the downtown Phoenix area.… Read More →