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🌱 Phoenix Daily: What’s Happening Today (Tue, Aug 16)

Happy Taco-Tuesday everybody! Merichelle Norwood right here to fill your inbox at the moment with the highest tales within the Valley of the Sun.

  • 🌼 Calling all wanna-be gardeners!Now’s your probability for a free yard backyard.
  • πŸ„ Surfin’ within the desert. It’s going to be a factor now in Mesa.
  • πŸ’» ASU Sun Devils set a report for first-gen. school college students.

Monsoon season whirls proper in:

An afternoon thunderstorm. High: 103 Low: 85.

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Here are the highest tales at the moment in Phoenix:

1. Got a inexperienced thumb? Phoenix will fund your yard backyard totally free.

“We have $1 million of federal funds to help install 178 gardens in people’s backyards,” explains Spencer Blake.

FOX 10 News Phoenix

2. Surf’s up, Phoenix! 71-acre PHX Surf Park with two surf lagoons is underway.

The 31,000 sq. foot park will provide lodging, retail, eating places and extra in Mesa.

In Maricopa

3. Student enrollment at ASU units a report – one in three college students enrolled at ASU are first-generation school college students.

“It’s very exciting because I’ll be the first in my family to go to college,” mentioned Angel Gutierrez, from Glendale, Arizona.
ASU News Now

4. Forks up, lease’s up! ASU college students return to hovering rents with Tempe one-bedroom residences now common $1,527.

ASU college students are reporting rents rising by tons of of {dollars} in latest months.

Phoenix New Times

5. Weed’s authorized right here, however some pot retailers are aren’t.

In South Phoenix, unlawful pot store was busted, and was the primary of its form. Three folks working the store have been arrested, however no prospects.

AZ Central


Today in Phoenix:

  • Alex Isley Concert, August sixteenth (Details)
  • Odesza: The Last Goodbye Tour, August seventeenth (Details)
  • Shakey Graves Concert, August seventeenth (Details)

From my pocket book:

Arizona Humane Society
Photo: Arizona Humane Society
  • “This could be your wedding πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ˜» If you’re looking for an unFURgettable, unique experience for your wedding reception, the Arizona Humane Society’s Cuddle Bunch is perfect for animal lovers… and 100% Instagrammable!” (Arizona Humane Society via Facebook)
  • “APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! Apply today 🚨 πŸš’ Firefighter Recruit ☎️ Fire Emergency Dispatcher Learn more.” (Phoenix Fire Department via Facebook)
City of Phoenix
Photo: City of Phoenix
  • “The Phoenix Motorcycle Club sits ready to rumble down the dirt roads of Phoenix in the early #1900s. Photo courtesy of Steve Schumacher #letsride” (City of Phoenix, AZ USA via Facebook)
  • “If you know someone, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents, please nominate them for an MLK Award.”(City of Phoenix, AZ USA via Facebook)

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That’s it for at the moment! See you all tomorrow morning for one more replace!
β€” Merichelle Norwood

About me: Merichelle has chronicled her many Arizona adventures since 2016. She is the Founder of the native weblog She Moves PHX. You’re almost certainly to search out her munching on tacos on a Tuesday, sipping brews at a neighborhood cafe, or consuming unicorn desserts.
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