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Phoenix is looking to develop 3.2- acres of prime real estate along Central Avenue between Osborn and Indian School roads. The city-owned site has sat vacant since 2004 when the city invoked eminent domain to secure the land along the light rail line.
Jul. 11, 2023
TSMC fab plant
A chipmaker will send temporary workers to Phoenix to help build a massive factory while the state and city pledge to extend a major road near the site.
Jul. 5, 2023
Apartment kitchen
For the first time in seven years, Phoenix will reopen its wait list for housing choice vouchers, formerly known as Section 8. For several years, Phoenix has reported the voucher wait list for the city’s lowest income residents was too high, but the current number is unclear.
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Jul. 5, 2023
house under construction
Scottsdale says it’s the first Arizona city to mandate the 2021 edition of the International Energy Construction Code and the International Green Construction Code. The standards apply to all new commercial and multifamily developments.
Jul. 4, 2023
Kmart I-17 Phoenix
Plans are underway to transform an old Kmart store into a workforce training and education center. On Monday, the Phoenix City Council approved a $4 million contract with Gensler and Associates to provide architectural services.
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Jul. 3, 2023
State Farm Stadium
The Show spoke with music writer Ed Masley about how the summer heat is not deterring a summer of stadium concerts in Arizona.
Jul. 3, 2023
Water faucet
Water users in Phoenix will see higher bills starting in October after the City Council approved a plan to raise rates and encourage conservation.
Jun. 29, 2023
Jones Studio office.
Brian Farling is one of the principals at Jones Studio, an architecture firm in the Phoenix area that's made a name for itself as the place to go for modern, sustainable design inspired by the Sonoran Desert.
Jun. 28, 2023
water bill
For the sixth time in seven years, Phoenix leaders will vote on raising water and sewer rates — but this time is different because it includes conservation measures.
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Jun. 27, 2023
Jane Spicer.
Jane Spicer's product became synonymous with one famous golfer who liked the tiger stuffed animal headcover for his clubs. After Tiger Woods won the 1997 Masters, Daphne’s Headcovers really took off
Jun. 23, 2023
Stairs leading to convention center south building
After gathering public input and studying the market, the Phoenix Convention Center has a plan to expand.
Jun. 22, 2023
Joe Weaver.
Joe Weaver is an antiques shop owner and lamp collector. Weaver’s antiques shop on north Central Avenue in Phoenix is filled with all kinds of old things — but mostly lamps. Hundreds of them, all rare and restored by Weaver himself.
Jun. 22, 2023
bulldog sleeping in a dog crate
Phoenix leaders will consider changes to its animal cruelty ordinance. Assistant City Manager Lori Bays said it includes defining adequate shelter as being natural or artificial, structurally sound and accessible year-round.
Jun. 20, 2023
Summer movie posters
The Show spoke with film critic M.V. "Mark" Moorhead about what to look out for as summer blockbusters roll into theaters.
Jun. 16, 2023
A home sold in Phoenix
The Phoenix City Council approved giving the Newtown Community Development Corporation $5 million from the city’s share of the American Rescue Plan Act.
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Jun. 15, 2023
aerial view of phoenix
Phoenix’s newest sister city is its first in South America. Medellin, Colombia, will become Phoenix’s 12th sister city after the City Council approved the relationship.
Jun. 15, 2023
Gas pump prices.
An investigation by the Arizona Republic found that oil companies had warned Arizona officials months ago that prices were going to get bad and urged Gov. Hobbs to do something about it. Ryan Randazzo joined The Show to talk more about it.
Jun. 14, 2023
The Turquoise Teepee in Williams Arizona
The Show spoke with Peter Corbett, a longtime Arizona journalist, about what Arizonans can do this summer to escape the heat.
Jun. 12, 2023
A sign on a Phoenix restaurant advertises open positions
Bar and restaurant revenue in Arizona is up significantly from pre-pandemic levels — but hiring and retaining enough workers is still a challenge, according to Steve Chucri, CEO of the Arizona Restaurant Association.
Jun. 9, 2023
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Tribal gaming in Arizona reaches a major milestone. The Arizona Indian Gaming Association said the state has received $2 billion in gaming revenue and an official recording of the amount is expected in July.
Jun. 8, 2023


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