Hudson Elementary’s ‘exclusive’ hair salon: For a confidence boost, ‘do’ drop in

Who doesn’t like to have their hair done while reading? Shipe got the idea from a teacher from North Dakota.

Corona students among those attending RedForEd rally

Corona del Sol students were among the thousands of those who traveled to downtown Phoenix to join in the #RedforEd march that inundated the state capitol complex.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema sets Tempe opening this month

Don’t be surprised if the ghosts of theaters past emerge for a curtain call this month, their return from the ethereal realm prompted by a wondrous makeover of the onetime Lakes 6 movie house that opened in 1987 on much the same site.

Tempe library adds help for the hearing impaired

People who use hearing aids or have cochlear implants will have an easier time communicating while at the Tempe Public Library.

A ‘hometown sendoff’ for Tempe’s future service men, women

This year’s Community Salutes will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Tempe Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

Former Tempe Mayor, U.S. Congressman Harry Mitchell named to Lost Our Home board

Harry Mitchell, former mayor, congressman, mayor and Tempe icon, will be joining Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s capital campaign to purchase and renovate the organization’s existing Tempe building.

They may be ‘Junior’ Achievers but what they achieved was grown-up, indeed

Junior Achievement’s “18 Under 18 Awards” gives outstanding teens in Arizona the recognition that they deserve for their display of leadership, community service and entrepreneurial spirit. 

Deadline for Love Your School Kyrene Contest looms

Schmuck said he started the Love Your School Kyrene project because it’s “a way to donate funds to the classrooms in Kyrene and inspire other individuals and businesses to do the same.”

The art of culturizing a city: Tempe paints with a broad brush

Tempe is known as a city that appreciates the arts. From the Performing Arts Center, to the bi-annual Tempe Arts Street Festival or the permanent art on display in Tempe neighborhoods, residents have come to expect entertainment options that appeal to a wide-variety of tastes.

A coming-of-age bow for Phoenix film celebration

In many cultures, the 18th birthday is a big deal, the serious coming of age birthday. Phoenix Film Festival turns 18 this year, and does indeed seem to be making the leap to the next level.