Morning, people of Phoenix! It’s me again, Nicole Tess Kazora, your host of the Phoenix Daily.
First, today’s weather:
Plenty of sun. High: 90 Low: 63.
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Here are the top three stories in Phoenix today:
- Phoenix’s summer heat response plan includes prioritizing assistance for the homeless and hikers in the area. The Phoenix City Council’s recently approved heat response plan for this summer includes opening a new homeless shelter at 28th and Washington streets. The plan also addresses the distribution of signs that will direct hikers and those working outside to publicly accessible cooled spaces and drinking water. (KJZZ)
- Phoenix firefighters were able to put out a blaze at a restaurant in Phoenix’s Uptown neighborhood Thursday without any injuries. However, the fire did disrupt traffic around the restaurant, Dick’s Hideaway, in the Sunbrite Corner plaza at 16th Street and Bethany Home Road. Investigators are still working to find out what caused the fire. Traffic was restricted for several hours. (KTAR.com)
- Two men and two women were shot in the area of 67th Avenue and Thomas Road on Wednesday. When police arrived at the scene, multiple vehicles and victims had scattered to different locations. Thankfully, all are expected to survive. Police are still investigating the incident and there are no reports of suspects yet. (Phoenix Patch)
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Today in Phoenix:
- King Bach Live Comedy Show At Standup Live (7:00 PM)
- Theatre Spring Performance – Frozen Jr. At Moon Valley High School (8:00 PM)
- Spring Musical – The Pajama Game At Sunnyslope High School (8:00 PM)
From my notebook:
- Calling all prospective Phoenix homeowners! Check out these five new homes that have just hit the local market. (Phoenix Patch)
- KHLA, a new Asian-American cocktail bar tucked in an alley, promises “an immersive experience” as it brings Asian flavors to downtown Phoenix. Check out this new spot Wednesdays through Sundays at 218 East Portland Street. (ABC15 Arizona in Phoenix)
- Ballet Arizona has announced its upcoming 2022-2023 season, which will include classics like “Giselle” and holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker” as well as some more contemporary shows. Get the full details on Patch! (Phoenix Patch)
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You’re all caught up for today. I’ll see you around!
— Nicole Tess Kazora
About me: Nicole is a freelance writer who graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. At her core, she loves painting acrylic portraits, listening to political and social commentary, and examining research in the social sciences.