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Your Phoenix Area 2021 Halloween Events Guide |

Fall Festival at Uptown Plaza (Oct. 31)

Where: Uptown Plaza

Time: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

About: Kids can go trick-or-treating at ten businesses in the shopping complex.

Phoenix Things To Do: 27 things to do this weekend around the Valley | Oct. 29-31, 2021 |

Fall Festival at Uptown Plaza (Oct. 31)

Where: Uptown Plaza

Time: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

About: Kids can go trick-or-treating at ten businesses in the shopping complex.

Businesses face difficulties finding enough workers as holiday season approaches |

Shopping centers and stores will soon be filled with holiday shoppers, but unfortunately, those stores won’t be filled with as many employees as needed to keep up with the rush.

According to Kathryn Cummiskey, who manages a store called Lather, there are plenty of products to go around, but not enough help to keep up with the holiday crunch.

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Huss Brewing Releases Oktoberfest Beer |

Get into the spirit of Oktoberfest a little early with Huss Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest Bavarian Märzen, which won the 2019 Silver Medal at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Huss’ co-owner and Brewmaster Jeff Huss handcrafted Oktoberfest Bavarian Märzen in late summer in Tempe. It is a traditional, German-style copper-red brew with a full-bodied but dry flavor and a slight malty sweetness.

You can buy Oktoberfest Bavarian Märzen at Huss Brewing Company Uptown at 100 E. Camelback Road, Suite 160 and Huss Tempe at 1520 W. Mineral Road, Suite 102 through the end of October. It also is available at retailers around the state. To learn more about Huss, visit hussbrewing.com. (Page 40)

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New Salon Offers Customized Facials |

If you are looking for a convenient way to refresh your skin in a customized treatment, say hello to a new business in North Central. (Page 16)

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Taste: Sushi Vibe |

Uptown Plaza’s Sushi Vibe is a new locally-owned and family-friendly Japanese concept from the team behind Phoenix’s Sushiholic and Sushi Style restaurants.

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Valley Nail Salon Showcases Safety Measures in Place Post COVID |

Most Valley businesses have implemented greater safety measures after re-opening during the COVID-19 closures, and among them are nail salons, where nail artists work in very close proximity to customers.

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End-of-Summer Drive-In Concert |

Uptown Plaza is welcoming the community to celebrate the end of summer and enjoy live music from local band Elvis Before Noon in the comforts of their car on Friday, Sept. 4.
The concert will begin at 6:30 pm in the main parking lot at Uptown Plaza. Several tenants are offering special deals on this night only; more information about the offerings can be found by visiting www.uptownplaza.com/events.
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10 New Lunch Spots to Try in Greater Phoenix Right Now |

Sushi Vibe

100 East Camelback Road

Sushi is certainly a summer food, and a better lunch option. Found in Uptown Plaza — the remodeled Midcentury shopping center at the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Camelback Road — Sushi Vibe has opened with a limited menu.

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Restaurant of the Week: Sushi Vibe |

Phoenix’s newest restaurant, Sushi Vibe, is a family-friendly Japanese dining option that serves fresh sushi cuisine in a sleek, modern setting.

The Valley food scene has continued to diversify its culinary offerings over the years—and Uptown Plaza has served as a major influencer in pushing those trends for Arizona foodies and consumers alike. Sushi Vibe is a prime example of that.

The dining concept comes from owner Masa Kim, who also introduced neighborhood favorites like Sushi Style, Fresh Wasabi and Sushiholic, to the Valley.

 

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