Phoenix is getting a new city manager and we’re pretty excited about it - Barton has worked his way up in the city through various roles, his first day will be October 8th.

#PHXStartupWeek is a wrap - Check out their YouTube channel for a recap or to revisit any sessions. Productive virtual year for sure, 40+ companies represented, 1000+ employees, $75M+ revenue, and $100M+ raised this year.

Arizona Restaurant Week ends on the 26th - 120 restaurants running special menus, great way to check out a new spot.

New downtown openings:

Obon Sushi + Bar + Ramen opening - Another delicious ramen option opening up in the Biltmore area.

Neighborly Public House & St. Urban opening in Uptown - They’ll go into the former Stock & Stable and Honor Amongst Thieves spot.

Korean-based Myungrang opening in west Chandler - These Korean hot dogs look bomb.com, yes, yes I used that.

A history of Phoenix through maps - Love the variations in styles of these maps and seeing things like the Phoenix streetcar system.

Indoor mini golf, Puttshack opening at Scottsdale Quarter - Another golftainment business, yay.

Curated by Nick Hammond