Roosevelt row Archives

Roosevelt Row named ‘Great Place in America’ by APA

Roosvelt Row

The American Planning Association (APA) announced the country’s 15 Great Places for 2015 through the organization’s national program, Great Places in America. Launched in 2007, Great Places in America recognizes unique and exemplary streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces — three essential components of all communities. These authentic places have been shaped by forward thinking planning… Read More →

Phoenix designer creates one-of-a-kind swimwear line


For women, nothing is worse than walking into a room and seeing another woman wearing the exact same outfit. It’s not that we hold anything against the other woman — unless she looks better in it, of course. Heck, we wore it too, so it must be cute. However, it sparks that lingering question in… Read More →

Businesses in Roosevelt Row may get a boost

Roosevelt Pointe

A group of business and property owners are collaborating to implement a $375,000 business improvement district in the Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill area of downtown Phoenix by next year.  According to the business improvement plan newsletter, a Business Improvement District is a plan that allows property owners to gather resources and provide services beyond those provided… Read More →

This week: Jazz at the Nash, Bike ‘Prom,’ First Friday

Jazz Girl

Jazz at The Nash Jazz Appreciation month kicks off April 1 and the Nash has a number of events scheduled throughout the month. The first in this series of events is “Exploring the Jazz Masters of the Tenor Saxophone.” Taught by ASU jazz instructor Dr. Jeffrey Libman, this class is aimed toward those who want… Read More →

Local First Arizona Hosts Certified Local Fall Festival

Certified Local Fall Festival
by in Play

Bring your family and friends to Portland Parkway on Nov. 10 for Local First Arizona’s 8th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival. Voted “Best Free Festival” in 2011’s New Times Best Of Phoenix awards, the Certified Local Fall Festival is free to attend, and the first 500 attendees will receive gift bags. The event aims to… Read More →

Taking It To The Streets On Food Truck Friday

The Phoenix public market and Food Truck Friday stimulate the community and economy. Each Friday on Central and Fillmore, students, seniors and dressed-down businessmen and women mingle and munch at an event that not only satiates the appetite, but stimulates the economy, too — the Friday Food Truck event at the Phoenix Public Market. In… Read More →

Fundraising Event – Help Turn Brown Lots In Phoenix Green

fundraising - turning dirt lots green

On Monday, May 21st from 5:30- 8:30pm hundreds of people who prefer beautiful views over dirt lots will gather for a fundraising event, Turning Brown Lots Green benefiting the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation. The Roosevelt Row CDC is a mostly volunteer organization that works to beautify and promote downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row neighborhood. Phoenix… Read More →

Concord Eastridge: Downtown Phoenix's Newest Residential Housing Project

Concord Eastridge
by in Business News | Construction

A new residential housing project will take over one of Phoenix’s most visible vacant lots in downtown to construct the two-building project of Concord Eastridge. Sitting on 2.89 acres of vacant land in the Evans Churchill neighborhood of downtown Phoenix, Concord Eastridge will meet the demands of students and young professionals seeking an urban lifestyle.… Read More →

The Spirit Of Art Is Surely Alive At Galeria De Los Muertos

Galeria de los Muertos
by in Calendar | Events

The Spirit Of Art Is Surely Alive At Galeria De Los Muertos If you’re not a fan of First Fridays crowd, Roosevelt Row is hosting virtually the same event, except it’s on the third Friday of each month. Don’t worry about your favorite local artist not being there; if an artist is on the roster for First Friday,… Read More →

Roosevelt Row: Vintage, Recycling And Growth

Roosevelt Row: vintage, recycling and growth, 2011 Photo: Stacy Ayiers

One area — or street, to be specific — in downtown Phoenix has businesses teaming up to benefit, cater to and converge the community via consignment goods, community gardening and recycling. It’s called Roosevelt Row, home of the GROWop Collective, the Greenhouse and Butter Toast. GROWop features items you wouldn’t find in your local retail… Read More →