Author: RAA

23 Oct Ghosts in Downtown Phoenix

While visiting the heart of downtown Phoenix and you’re dying for a haunted experience, you can definitely find one at The Hotel San Carlos. Built in 1928, this Renaissance style hotel was one of the first buildings in Arizona to have air conditioning, making it a more lavishing place to stay...

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18 Oct Close Encounters (Audubon Center)

By Monica Lee Goddard Did you know that less than two miles from downtown is a great spot to learn about birds and local habitat, take a walk or enjoy bike trails. It is the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in the heart of the City of Phoenix’s...

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15 Oct Historic Roosevelt District History Sketch

Historic Roosevelt District MRA is located in Central Phoenix. This district was placed on the “National Register of Historic Places” in 1983. Winding through the Roosevelt Neighborhood, one passes along palm tree-lined streets with homes consisting of one, one-an-one-half and two story residences. The area is also host to...

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10 Oct The Awesomeness of Historic Roosevelt

By Sherry Rampy While delivering newsletters last month, I was struck with just how truly amazing our neighborhood is. Roosevelt has had and continues to have an incredible diversity in architectural styles and uses. The people that have shaped the neighborhood and City that have and continue...

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06 Oct Looking for a Good Book?

By: Monica Lee Goddard (Member: Friends of the Phoenix Public Library) Move over Amazon. Well not quite, but here is a site that not only provides bargain books but helps the community. Started by the "Friends of the Phoenix Public Library" is a way to order books thru their...

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01 Oct Calendar of Events — October, 2015

Week of 10/1—10/3 Thursday: MACH: Art Haven 6-7:30pm (Burton Barr Library) hive@central 6-8pm (Burton Barr Library) Friday: First Friday 3-10pm (Roosevelt from Central to 7th St) Star Wars party 6-8pm (Burton Barr Library) Saturday: Yoga in Park 8:30-10am (Downtown Civic Space Park) hive@central (ABCs of Start New Bus) (Burton Barr Library) Week of 10/4—10/10 Tuesday: hive@central...

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30 Sep Neighborhood Directory, Block Watches, and Membership Drive

By Sherry Rampy, RAA Vice President The Roosevelt Action Association has three on-going events so we can get to know more about each other and to construct a better relationship with our neighbors. 1. Building a Neighborhood Directory. There was a directory in our Historic District over a decade...

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27 Sep The Nash 3rd Anniversary Celebration with Kenny Barron

By Joel R. Goldenthal The Nash 3rd Anniversary Celebration featuring NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron takes place Oct. 16-18 The Nash in downtown Phoenix is celebrating its 3 rd Anniversary with 3 days of events, including some of the top names in Jazz! On Saturday, October 17 th at at 7...

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