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Hance Park chooses new executive director

Downtown Phoenix

The Hance Park Conservancy announced the selection of Marcia Karasek as its executive director as the park gets redesigned to become another Downtown Phoenix hotspot. The redesign of this urban park is key to the emerging identity of Phoenix as a new, open and attractive city. Community and business leaders support Hance Park as an… Read More →

How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona

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Did you receive an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone as they are more commonly known for the holidays?  New drone operators may have questions about where they can be flown and what they need to do in order to fly them.  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has launched a new web page and notification portal… Read More →

Telemedicine will be showcased at Phoenix event

Health Nations Telemedicine

In response to the great success of the first Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPS) in October 2014, the award-winning Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) is organizing the second SPS, to be held June 21-22 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix. SPS 2016  will focus on building partnerships for bringing quality medical specialty services directly into hospitals, clinics, private… Read More →

‘Durant’s Never Closes’ will premiere Jan. 21

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

A film about local haunt and famous classic steakhouse, Durant’s, is set for release on January 21 at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, just steps away from the original Durant’s. The red carpet premiere of Durant’s Never Closes will be hosted in partnership with Scottsdale-based real estate developer Deco Communities and Edison Midtown, a new Phoenix… Read More →

Arizona charter schools turn 20 boasting success

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

Nestled between a taco shop, a gas station and a church lies the Gilbert campus of Leading Edge Academy. A former Albertsons grocery store on the strip mall is what the small public school calls home. Leading Edge is one of more than 600 charter schools in Arizona, which has been fostering the often-misunderstood educational… Read More →

ASU’s Project Humanities will host Ruth Pointer

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How does one find humanity in sex, drugs and rock and roll? Well, Grammy artist and singer Ruth Pointer is going to give it the old college try and explain it in her own words, and in person. ASU’s Project Humanities is hosting “A Conversation with Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters” as part of its spring… Read More →

ACA announces Innovation Challenge winners

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has named six innovative early-stage companies as winners in the Fall 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), its bi-annual business plan competition. “The Arizona Commerce Authority is proud to provide ongoing support to our state’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Sandra Watson, Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO. “Advancing… Read More →

True Food Kitchen gets healthy brunch menu update

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True Food Kitchen has proven to be a lot of Valley fitness fans’ favorite post-workout dining option. All those weekend warriors — and everyone else who likes healthy dining options — are in luck. Using Dr. Andrew Weil’s guidelines for his Anti-Inflammatory diet, True Food Kitchen‘s Executive Chef, Arik Markus has made some tasty but healthy… Read More →

Sky Harbor gets mixed results on holiday report card

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics. “This year, we… Read More →

Wells Fargo commits $5M to boost Valley homeownership

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Wells Fargo & Company, NeighborWorks America and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo  to help boost local homeownership.  Interested homebuyers can register for the free homebuyer event scheduled on Jan. 15-16 when eligibility will be determined for an opportunity… Read More →

ACA announces Fall Innovation Challenge finalists

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

The Fall 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) continues as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 10 finalists in its bi-annual business plan competition. The ACA provides $3 million in grants annually – $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall – to the most qualified, innovative startups and… Read More →

Tech educator Galvanize coming to Phoenix

Jim Deters, CEO of Galvanize, announces plans to bring the technology education company to Phoenix.

There was a time when Phoenix’s downtown Warehouse District served as the foundation for the agriculture industry. Today, it is serving as the foundation for the city’s exploding technology sector. Mayor Greg Stanton announced Wednesday that Galvanize, a market leader in delivering technology education programs, will expand to Phoenix in partnership with the city of Phoenix and… Read More →

Nominations open for Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories of healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates to its readers. Each April, Az Business shines a special spotlight on the medical industry through its annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona’s healthcare industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making Arizona a better place… Read More →

Alliance Bank donates $100K in scholarships

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

Alliance Bank of Arizona announced today a $100,000 scholarship donation to College Success Arizona, which will benefit  students in Phoenix-metro, Tucson and Northern Arizona enrolling in a Community College. Along with the scholarships that will be distributed by College Success Arizona to 20 students over a two-year period beginning in spring 2016, Alliance Bank is… Read More →