Get the Lowdown on Phoenix – From Uptown to Downtown

There’s a certain kind of energy in the Valley of the Sun’s urban core. Downtown Phoenix is dynamic. It’s social. It’s bustling. And it’s constantly evolving. As Downtown Phoenix living specialists, we pride ourselves in keeping our clients and readers up-to-date on the latest. That’s why we’re excited to share with you our new website, Urban Connection Realty, an online destination where we’re helping locals turn their city-living dreams into reality. From sleek high-rise lofts to … [Read more...]

4 Can’t-Miss Outdoor Family Events in Phoenix

Let’s be honest - the sweltering days of summer will be here before you know it. Why not take advantage of our near-perfect winter and spring temps with these kid-focused outdoor events? You won’t regret it. 65th Annual Parada del Sol Feb. 10, 2018 Well worth the trip to downtown Scottsdale, the Parada del Sol is a kiddo’s dream with one of the world’s longest horse-drawn parades - complete with floats, bands and individual riders. Make sure you stick around after the parade, too, for The … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Family-Friendly Phoenix Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the season for bright and merry family memories. Here’s where you can find us celebrating December and January in all their splendor. APS Electric Light Parade Dec. 1 & 2, 2017 The 2017 parade already passed, but definitely mark your calendars for next year if you haven’t already done so. Being that this is in our neighborhood of North Central Phoenix, it’s a local holiday tradition that we love to experience time and again. The APS Electric Light Parade is a cheerful community … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Phoenix’s 2017 Historic Roosevelt Home Tour

Phoenix's annual Historic Roosevelt Neighborhood Home Tour is happening Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring a collection of charming properties in the city's "first suburb," it's an engaging journey through homes built from the 19th century to the 1930s. We love attending because guides offer really unique insight into turn-of-the-century architecture - including classic bungalows, Tudor, Period Revival and Vernacular-style homes. You can purchase self-guided tour tickets, but … [Read more...]

3 Spook-Tacular Phoenix Halloween Events For Families

Have you made your Halloween plans yet? It’s not too late! From puppet performances to cultural celebrations, there are plenty of fun and festive frights in store for Phoenix families this season. Old MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch Dates: Oct. 4-29, 2017 Location: Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St. Your kids’ favorite farmer and his animal friends are on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costumes in this new show from the Great Arizona Puppet Theater. The story is told with … [Read more...]

4 Kid-Friendly Outdoor Fall Events in Phoenix

Daytime highs might still be in hundreds, but morning and evening temps are cooling and the best Phoenix days are just around the corner. Celebrate the start to our “perfect” season with these outdoor events your kids will flip for. Tours of Chase Field, Mondays-Saturdays Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St. One of the best ways to keep kiddos engaged! Chase Field offers year-round tours of the stadium with special views of dbTV, one of the largest HD video scoreboards in Major League … [Read more...]

Downtown Phoenix Living: 3 Hot New Developments

Living in downtown Phoenix has a ton of benefits – walking distance to some of the Valley’s best bars and restaurants, easy access to the Light Rail and, of course, an endless array of events, museums and cultural happenings. With 600+ additional housing units added in 2016 alone, there’s no shortage of places to live. Here are just a few of our favorites. Uptown: Uptown Row A vibrant and eclectic neighborhood spot in Phoenix’s historic Pierson Place district, Uptown Row is an exclusive … [Read more...]