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Still racking your brain for gifts? Forgo another trip to the mall or evening spent scouring Amazon.com, and look to one of these local experiences instead. They’ll leave less mess under the tree and a memory that will last a lot longer than that “Guardians of the Galaxy” Blu-Ray sitting in your cart.
However you like the year’s most frightful holiday — horror-heavy or heavy on candy only, please — keep reading for an event to satisfy your Halloween hankerings.
John Giles was sworn in as the 40th mayor of Mesa shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday during a grand event at the Mesa Arts Center, taking the reins from longtime friend Alex Finter, who served as interim mayor after Scott Smith left to run for governor.
Arizona State University. Mill Avenue. Arizona Mills and Tempe Marketplace. These are some of the places and institutions most associated with Tempe today. While ASU and Mill Avenue both have deep roots in our town’s history, there is much more history to this desert city than we see at first glance.
A great deal of construction has gone on all over Mesa in the last few years but nowhere has it been more heavily focused than downtown.
After a successful first Downtown Easter Egg Hunt with more than 800 kids, Downtown Mesa Association took a hint: Fun, exciting kids’ events give downtown an opportunity to thrive.
Downtown Mesa is experiencing an infusion of activity and nightlife through a collaboration involving local artists and businesses, the City of Mesa, Neighborhood Economic Development Corp, Mesa’s Department of Arts and Culture, and Downtown Mesa Association (DMA). Numerous community-focused events and free activities are being offered toward the shared goal of enlivening the walkable Main Street area.
There’s a cozy little cottage that dates back to the 1930s in downtown Mesa surrounded by a white picket fence and vibrant green grass. It’s hard to miss the cottage despite its small stature because of its light green paint, purple shutters and touches of pink on the front porch’s railing.
The Downtown Mesa Association is hosting an Easter Hunt on April 18 for kids in the area around the Mesa Arts Center. The eggs will be filled with candy and free items from Mesa businesses.
Red wagons and bouncing balls have their place in every childhood — but it’s certainly not at LuluBell Toy Bodega, the downtown Mesa designer toy store that’s hosting next week’s Kidtastic event for tots.
Vintage markets are spreading like wildfire — think Phoenix’s Sweet Salvage or WestWorld’s Junk in the Trunk — but until recently, the East Valley didn’t have a permanent presence on Arizona’s shabby chic shopping circuit. That changes with today’s opening of the Old Brick House Vintage Market in downtown Mesa.
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
Browse original work from more than 60 artists or enjoy the live music, gallery openings, food booths and kids games that pepper Downtown Mesa during its monthly 2nd Friday block party.
Check out pictures from the weekend's Western-themed celebration on Main Street.
Benjamin Sibole, 7, a.k.a. Buckaroo Ben, and Matthew Sibole, 5, a.k.a. Coyote Kid, twirl ropes for the crowd at Mesa Old West Fest in downtown Mesa on Dec. 7, 2013. The talented and entertaining boys are part of the Association of Arizona Gunslingers. [More on next slide >>]
Mesa Old West Days haven’t gone extinct, they’ve adapted. The annual affair is now called Mesa Old West Fest, and it’s set for Dec. 7.