Federal Reserve Board Adjusts Terms of Main Street Lending Program

Federal Reserve Board

The Federal Reserve Board on Friday, adjusted the terms of the Main Street Lending Program in two important ways to better target support to smaller businesses that employ millions of workers and are facing continued revenue shortfalls due to the pandemic. In particular, the minimum loan size for three Main Street facilities available to for-profit and non-profit borrowers has … [More]

VIRTUAL EVENT – Nov 2 to 6: SBA National Veterans Small Business Week

U.S. Small Business Administration

Join us November 2-6, 2020 as we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week. We will be showcasing our nation’s military and veteran-owned businesses all week long. This year’s theme is #VetBiz Resources in Your Local Community which highlights the breadth of free to low-cost entrepreneurial resources that veteran and military entrepreneurs can access right in their … [More]

The Mission Serves Up A Día De Los Muertos-Inspired Cocktail Weekend

The Mission

Food & drink reporters and anyone else interested in celebrating Día de Los Muertos with a spicy Ghost of Eden cocktail from The Mission. What: Celebrate the traditional Latin American holiday, Día De Los Muertos, this week at The Mission, where they are serving up a special Ghost of Eden cocktail. Offered for dine-in only on Friday, Oct. 30 through Monday, Nov. 2 at … [More]

Moonlight Movie Night Adds Nine Feature Films, ‘Scream’ this Weekend

AZPopUpMovies

AZPopUpMovies.com announced today that they’ve added nine feature films to the Moonlight Movie Night November lineup. Tickets are on sale now, movies begin at 8:30 p.m. each night. For tickets and more information visit  AZPopUpMovies.com. WHEN: Sunday, November 1 - “Scream” Thursday, November 5 - “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” Friday, November 6 - “Maleficent: … [More]

Children’s Museum Open for General Admission this Weekend! It’s Going to Be SPOOKtacular!

Children's Museum of Phoenix

We're celebrating Halloween Friday-Sunday by inviting you to wear your costumes all weekend long! Member AND general admission tickets are available so everyone can explore our brand-new 100% outdoor ADVENTURE PLAY experience! Bring your Boo crew down on Halloween and satisfy your sweet tooth with tasty treats, do the Monster Mash on the dance floor, play a spooky game, and … [More]

New Sales Process Simplifies Homebuying Process, Sets Proper Expectations

Fulton Homes

Fulton Homes, Arizona's largest family-owned and -operated homebuilder, has announced a new sales process, implemented to ease the burden that potential homebuyers face. “No Waiting, No Lottery,” emphasizes simplification, allowing families to circumvent bidding wars, waiting lists and lottery systems to secure a new home.  “We realized the current market conditions, and … [More]

Local Lending Co. Closes $5M for California-Based Staffing Firm

FSW Funding

A long-standing California-based staffing company was having issues with their current lender and was seeking a more partnered relationship.  Many issues were raised in their current financing arrangement and the owners felt that it was time to make a change.  While there were many competitors at the table, FSW Funding emerged as the best fit and was a lender that could meet … [More]

Housing Market Shows Signs of Seasonal Cooling Even as Historic Demand Continues

Zillow

The housing market is showing signs of seasonal cooling after a scorching hot summer sales season that stretched uncharacteristically far into fall, according to Zillow's Weekly Market Report1. A nearly six-month acceleration of year-over-year list price increases stabilized this week at 11.7% above 2019. Buyers are quickly buying up what few homes are left on the market, with … [More]

Nearly 75% of Small Businesses Would Apply or Consider Applying for Second Round of PPP Funding

NFIB

The NFIB Research Center released its latest survey on the impact COVID-19 has had on small businesses, the 13th survey since early March. If eligible, about 75% of small businesses reported they would apply or consider applying for a second Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. About half (52%) of owners anticipate needing additional financial support over the next 12 … [More]

Free Arts Virtual Art Auction Raises Over $80,000

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona held its first ever virtual art auction on Oct. 21-26, and 71 beautiful works of art sold, raising $80,483 for the nonprofit. “The funds raised will be used to support Free Arts' programs as we move forward during and after the pandemic transforming children’s trauma into resilience through the arts,” said Alicia Sutton Campbell, … [More]