Archive for September, 2013

Tweet I was writing an article on endangered animals when I heard news that Camelview Theater in Scottsdale, Arizona is in danger of being torn down in favor of making room for a 2000+ seat megaplex theater, which would be part of an expansion of Fashion Square Mall. Just like endangered animals will be gone forever if we don’t save them, the same is true for historic buildings. According to Nick Blumberg of KJZZ, “Camelview may be on the chopping block. Dan Harkins leases the land from Camelview’s neighbors, Scottsdale Fashion Square. The mall wants to expand, and that might…

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September 10, 2013

Phoenix is Making Way for Bicyclists

by: Paul Loomans

Tweet Today’s post is by guest writer Paul Loomans. Paul was raised in a small town in Wisconsin and got his  MBA at UW-Madison.  He helped design new products for John Deere in the Midwest and then moved to Phoenix in 1998.  Paul is a LEED accredited marketing and development professional , with a focus on community and seniors.  He serves on the Administrative and Strategic Planning Committee and the Research and Legislative Committee of the Phoenix Spokes People, a bike advocacy organization. He is car-free, relying mostly on his bike and transit to get around town and he wants to help build…

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