Casinos Re-Open with New Safety Policies as Part of a Soft, Phased Plan

by Mike Hunter

Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, enterprises owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), will reopen at Noon on Monday, June 1, 2020. As part of their soft, phased openings, each will open at a limited capacity and with significant health and safety measures in place. Among them include temperature checks, the use of personal protective … [More]

Dog Daycare, Boarding and Spa Facility to Open its Doors on June 8

Dogtopia

Dogtopia, the nation’s leading dog daycare, boarding and spa facility, is opening a new location in Paradise Valley Village on June 8. Situated at 13001 N Tatum Blvd., Ste. C01, this location marks the sixth Dogtopia in the Phoenix area. Offering personalized care for Phoenix pups in a fun, safe and comfortable environment, Dogtopia sets the industry standard among dog … [More]

Virtual Tour of Phoenix Art Museum Collections Continue

Phoenix Art Museum

Virtual Collections Tours at Phoenix Art Museum Dreaming of a seaside getaway or a mountain escape, a cross-country road trip or a backpacking trek through redwood forests? Let us help ease that wanderlust with artworks of places we can’t wait to visit once it’s safe to travel again, plus reading, viewing, and playlists that’ll have you country, culture, and even galaxy … [More]

DaniLeigh Kicks Off Monster Energy Outbreak Virtual Tour

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour

Since 2011, the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been the leader in showcasing the biggest new names in music each year amidst their culture-impacting, breakthrough moment, and – for the first time ever – is now set to launch a virtual series customized for fans during quarantine: Monster Energy Outbreak Presents: LIVE ON LOCATION. Debuting on May 29th, LIVE ON LOCATION … [More]

Relaunch of Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting Tours

The Grand Canyon Resort Corporation

​Grand Canyon Resort Corporation announced it will be welcoming back guests to experience whitewater rafting on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon beginning on June 8, 2020. Also launching are exciting new whitewater rafting equipment and boat rental options. Grand Canyon Resort Corporation announced earlier this month that Grand Canyon West would be reopening on June … [More]

Arizona Testing Blitz Continues this Saturday, May 30

Arizona Department of Health Services

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services have partnered with the community to expand COVID-19 testing for Arizonans. Again, this Saturday, several community providers will be participating in the Arizona Testing Blitz. Below is information on where to find the COVID-19 testing sites, hours of operation, and information about pre-registration. … [More]

Low-Income Communities Now Able to Access $10B in Funds as Part of PPP

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).  CDFIs work to expand economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to financial … [More]

$24.6M in Additional CARES Act Funding to Assist Low-Income Arizonans Impacted by COVID-19

Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced today it has received $16.5 million and $8.1 million in additional CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), respectively. “Additional funding for these programs is crucial, … [More]

Local Startup Launches Made-in-the-USA ‘Red, White & Chew’ Dog Treats in Stores Nationwide

The Full Life Company

Do you know what is in your dog’s food? How about the treats and chews that you feed them? While the ‘big dogs’ of pet food are mass producing artificially flavored products made with unpronounceable ingredients, The Full Life Co., a family-owned underdog startup is introducing Red, White & Chew dog chews with a big difference: American made with natural ingredients at a … [More]

Navigating the Multifamily Real Estate Market during These Challenging Times

by Shravan Parsi

Like nearly every industry, the multifamily real estate market has taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it may have one advantage that some industries don’t. People always need a place to live. For investors or potential investors in multifamily real estate, that means it’s just a matter of waiting for opportune moments to arise once the worst of the crisis has … [More]