Research by commercial real estate firm CBRE says more than 1.3 million square feet of new retail space opened across the Valley last year. That’s more than the double the year before, but still a fraction of the pre-recession peak.
If you’ve ever been to a sporting event — from Little League all the way up to professional — you’re used to hearing a lot of noise. But the atmosphere at a game of goalball is completely different. Fans and coaches are asked to be as quiet as possible because the visually-impaired players need to be able to hear the ball.
Groups of creative people — especially those on the progressive side — have been getting together in-person and in online communities to talk about the results of November’s presidential election and how they should respond.
The 2016 election was a mixed bag for national Democrats. The Democratic National Committee is holding four regional forums to look ahead at what the party needs to do. The first of the forums is going to be in Phoenix on Saturday.