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Forum: Phoenix area 05-29-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,054
Posted By Phxguy
Precisely, it sounds fishy that it's being...

Precisely, it sounds fishy that it's being challenged. ASU touts its ties and proximity with downtown Tempe and yet suddenly voices concern for possibly the best designed project and use of land,...
Forum: Phoenix area 05-29-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,054
Posted By Phxguy
What I don't understand is why this is being...

What I don't understand is why this is being fought when at the beginning of the year the now failed Omni Hotel for USA Place across the street at Mill and University was seen as a beacon for urban...
Forum: Arizona 05-27-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Phxguy
You are quite correct, it was hard for me to word...

You are quite correct, it was hard for me to word that without making it sound as if it were the most diverse. It is the most diverse desert in the world. But it's ranking for as a diverse ecosystem...
Forum: Phoenix area 05-27-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,356
Posted By Phxguy
Paz Cantina, a Mexican restaurant in the Canvas...

Paz Cantina, a Mexican restaurant in the Canvas complex on Roosevelt and 3rd st, has had rave reviews and only blocks north of Chase Field. However, my favorite is still Matta's in Mesa. They have 3...
Forum: Arizona 05-25-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Phxguy
You're right, they aren't. The fascination comes...

You're right, they aren't. The fascination comes with waking up at that ungodly hour before the sun lifts it's head above the summer landscape. It's that drive out of the city on the empty streets by...
Forum: Arizona 10-01-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,250
Posted By Phxguy
Central Az as in Payson, Prescott, Jerome,...

Central Az as in Payson, Prescott, Jerome, Sedona, Cottonwood might be some areas to check out. Also in Southern Az with elevations that keep temps below the 100s, might you consider Sierra Vista,...
Forum: Arizona 09-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Phxguy
It's impressive to see the dust storms just swoop...

It's impressive to see the dust storms just swoop in and overtake downtown. I love the finale! So many epic shots that could make Ansel Adams very jealous.
Forum: Arizona 09-24-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,228
Posted By Phxguy
I don't understand how a state with many national...

I don't understand how a state with many national parks and one of the most bio-diverse environments in the entire country can even rank past #10 on that "survey." Maybe most of their survey...
Forum: Phoenix area 04-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By Phxguy
It's going to be awesome watching sports that...

It's going to be awesome watching sports that week and see panoramic and helicopter shots of the Valley on different channels. Good boost for the economy and shows the nation that we aren't some...
Forum: Phoenix area 04-21-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Phxguy
Wanna hear real jazz, go downtown to The Nash...

Wanna hear real jazz, go downtown to The Nash jazz club on Roosevelt and 1st.
I also love 91.5! Getting off of work was awesome when I had the jazz pumping and a masterful sunset to admire on the...
Forum: Phoenix area 02-16-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,902
Posted By Phxguy
What I would like to know would be the game-goers...

What I would like to know would be the game-goers who attended in 2008 and are returning in 2015 are their impressions on the city now. 7 years can make a huge difference if it's area like Downtown...
Forum: Phoenix area 02-07-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Phxguy
Owned 3 parrots (a blue and gold Macaw,...

Owned 3 parrots (a blue and gold Macaw, rose-breasted cockatoo, and African-Gray), all lived in a large cage on our back porch. You don't have to worry about the "creepy-crawlies" getting them...
Forum: Phoenix area 01-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By Phxguy
East Mesa, ie Las Sendas area, has an abundance...

East Mesa, ie Las Sendas area, has an abundance of outdoor activities, although limiting in shopping and indoor things to do. Not to mention it takes 30 minutes driving to get into central Phx on a...
Forum: Phoenix area 01-22-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Phxguy
There's a Safeway at the Main and Sycamore...

There's a Safeway at the Main and Sycamore station.
Forum: Phoenix area 12-11-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,975
Posted By Phxguy
The light rail serves Downtown, the campus and...

The light rail serves Downtown, the campus and Apache Boulevard. It was built in 2008. However the streetcar is in planning and will connect the campus better with Mill Ave. So far, no rail is of...
Forum: Phoenix area 12-09-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,342
Posted By Phxguy
Lost one of our cats to an owl and another to a...

Lost one of our cats to an owl and another to a pack of coyotes. Keep your pets indoors at night.
Forum: Arizona 11-24-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Phxguy
As far as cycling goes, the Phx, Tucson,...

As far as cycling goes, the Phx, Tucson, Flagstaff areas are routinely listed in biking magazines. There are virtually an unlimited amount of great rides with great views that run through each of the...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-27-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,658
Posted By Phxguy
Tia Rosa's is an excellent authentic Mexican...

Tia Rosa's is an excellent authentic Mexican restaurant in Mesa. I don't know how I forgot about it, they even have a live mariachi band on Fridays I think.
Forum: Phoenix area 10-24-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,658
Posted By Phxguy
There's more if you include places like Mel's...

There's more if you include places like Mel's Diner, Matta's, or Durant's off of Central. Places like those have been in the Valley bloodline for decades and surely uniquely Arizonian. Tom's 1929...
Forum: Weather 10-15-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,368
Posted By Phxguy
Being a weatherman in the Navy, I've traveled...

Being a weatherman in the Navy, I've traveled through some pretty intense storms in the open ocean. I want to say 50 Kts was the fastest due to an impending typhoon off Japan.
Forum: Arizona 10-15-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 772
Sticky: Photo thread
Views: 304,867
Posted By Phxguy
^^ San Francisco Peaks. Wow, snow already??...

^^ San Francisco Peaks.

Wow, snow already??
Living in Japan and so far from the wilderness of great Arizona, this makes me very homesick. Thank you for sparking my nostalgia and adding another...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-13-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,422
Posted By Phxguy
Phoenix has real people with real...

Phoenix has real people with real lives...Hollywood..not so much...

Central Phoenix is my favorite part of town as well. I love the first ring leafy suburbs like Willo, the urban decay stabilized...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Phxguy
'The biggest town in America' but like mentioned...

'The biggest town in America' but like mentioned above it's safe, quiet, and homey with farmland between housing developments. I believe if you're looking for safety and a quaint suburb with...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-10-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,947
Posted By Phxguy
Surprised nobody has really mentioned the Museum...

Surprised nobody has really mentioned the Museum district (Heard Museum, Burton Bar Library, Phoenix Art Museum and theater, Az Opera building, Irish cultural center and library, Az Center for the...
Forum: Phoenix area 03-27-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,427
Posted By Phxguy
Simpily put, no. And put in even more simpler...

Simpily put, no. And put in even more simpler terms, how would borders define the amount of racism found within the states? Any state? People's experiences and social upbringings lead to how they...
Forum: Arizona 10-17-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,935
Posted By Phxguy
While millions more people will be living here in...

While millions more people will be living here in 2050, I highly doubt the I-10 corridor will be developed as they predict. That model of growth is pre-2008 bust; the trend is urban living with easy...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-01-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By Phxguy
Sun Splash in West Mesa will be having a haunted...

Sun Splash in West Mesa will be having a haunted house and it's usual mini golf. Or like what others mentioned above take her to a bar or resturant. Or if you want to do something fun go to Schneff...
Forum: Phoenix area 10-01-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Phxguy
Suprised no one has mentioned Papago Park; it's...

Suprised no one has mentioned Papago Park; it's the really the central hub of walking paths throughout Phx, Scottsdale, and Tempe. I know it's not in N. Phx but it's well worth it. The zoo and...
Forum: Phoenix area 09-28-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,335
Posted By Phxguy
Mesa, right by Las Sendas.

Mesa, right by Las Sendas.
Forum: Phoenix area 09-21-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,307
Posted By Phxguy
I second this! The margarita pizza is tasty as...

I second this! The margarita pizza is tasty as well. I'm sure it was already mentioned, but I say Cibo's in Roosevelt District is the best.
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