Subject: Historymakers

Historymakers

January 27th, 2011 at 2:37 pm EST

Historymakers On February 11, the Arizona Historical League will be holding the Historymaker's Gala featuring 58 influential Arizonans in conjunction with Arizona Centennial Celebrations. This week I've been delving deep into some historical resear ...

Mixing it Up

January 20th, 2011 at 11:18 am EST

Mixing it Up I’ve been doing some research into Phoenix history for an article I’m writing and I noticed how Phoenix development has largely, well almost exclusively, been shaped by white men. As a non-white woman, this fact has been staring m ...

Correction! "Midcentury Marvels" Release

January 13th, 2011 at 6:48 pm EST

Correction: Please note the public release of Midcentury Marvels at the Phoenix Council Chambers is next Friday, the 21st, not tomorrow as I originally listed it! Friday January 21: Public release of new Phoenix "Midcentury Marvels" book 12:00pm-1:30 ...

Chance Encounters

January 13th, 2011 at 1:40 pm EST

Chance Encounters This week I attended two meetings on two separate days at Giant Coffee. Each time the same remarkable happened. Here I was, talking with Tammy, the woman I was meeting with, and all of a sudden the woman next to us interjects. Sh ...

Working with What We've Got

January 6th, 2011 at 1:24 pm EST

Working with What We've Got OK so I complain a lot about Phoenix, the sprawl, the car-culture, the chain stores, the conspicuous consumption, the empty lots and the razing of buildings to name a few things and the list goes on. But there comes a po ...