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Historic Welnick Marketplace shaped into reuse project

After the original Welnick Bros. Marketplace closed in 1951, the building functioned as covered parking for businesses in the adjacent building, an auto repair shop and warehouse. (Photo courtesy of Joyce Reiff)
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space. Brothers Leo and Ed Welnick built Welnick Bros. Marketplace near Van Buren Street and Fourth Avenue in 1927. They operated a… Read More →

CityScape At The Center Of It All

CityScape Plaza - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

CityScape revitalizing downtown Phoenix with its myriad dining, shopping and entertainment choices. The arrival of CityScape has done more than change the business and entertainment landscape of Downtown Phoenix. “CityScape has been a boon for booking meetings and conventions because of the dining, shopping and entertainment options it provides right at the doorstep of the… Read More →

Top Five Superbowl Commercials of 2011

Superbowl Commercials
by in Blogs | Events | Lists | Sports

1. Volkswagen:  “Use the FORCE, young car owner” A wildly popular commercial, Volkswagen’s Darth Vader was a huge success.  It was funny, well made and had iconic references to Star Wars — what more could you ask for? 2. Eminem & Chrysler:  “Detroit’s two biggest names” It starts with an intro of “Lose Yourself” from… Read More →

Luxury At UltraLuxe Scottsdale Theater

luxury movie theater lobby
by in Around Arizona | Events

Going to the movies will never be the same thanks to the newly remodeled luxury theater UltraLuxe, owned by San Diego-based UltraStar Cinemas. Located on Indian Bend Road and the 101 in Scottsdale, the renovation of the former United Artists theater was completed by DeRito Partners, an Arizona brokerage firm specializing in retail. The grand… Read More →

Best of the Best Awards 2009: Entertainment

AJ’s Fine Foods Best of the Best 2009 presented by Ranking Arizona
by in Events

Entertainment Honoree: Wine Specialty Shops AJ’s Fine Foods AJ’s Fine Foods provides an unparalleled shopping experience that delights the senses. As Arizona’s leading gourmet and specialty store, AJ’s offers the highest level of customer service and attention to detail. AJ’s Cellar Masters are on hand in every location to recommend new varietal experiences and to suggest… Read More →

Cover Story: Monster Empire


Clarity in Chaos Diving into the mind of Todd McFarlane, creator of “Spawn” and business entrepreneur   Most know Todd McFarlane for the work he did at Marvel as one of the top-selling artists for Spider-Man, or as the creator of the comic book creature “Spawn” and inventor of official sports figurines so realistic they… Read More →