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Things To Do Stolen from r/pittsburgh: What small businesses should we support today on Small Business Saturday?
I'd like to support small businesses as much and as often as possible. Let's talk about great local shops.
Because of timing and thanksgiving I was not able to find anyone who can make a Death Star cake. I took upon myself to try and make it. This was my first time using fondant 😁
Pictures I always love seeing so many people in Downtown Tempe for events like this. Here's some of my favorite pics from the Fantasy of Lights Parade tonight.gallery
I've never donated plasma but I see the centers all over town. I've been really trying to stack my money for the holidays so I been doing overtime, hosting a yard sale today but extra cash for donating doesn't sound bad. I'm googling centers and some ads say things like "get up to $800 today!" Or "$1000 for first time donors"
Are these actually legit? My coworkers have said donating is only good during the promotions, which that part I believe. But how legit are these promos? Any help would be so appreciated because I freaking hate needles but damn it I want my kids to have a good Christmas this year so I'm gonna really consider it.
I'm not a great redditor so thank you in advance to those who reply ❤
Now that recreational marijuana is legal, do hospitals still test for THC when drug testing employees?
Does anyone know about this place? It gives me weird vibes. Any info is important, I have a friend who is vulnerable planning to come to see them. Please let me know, if you have to dm me.
Hello all! I’m looking to buy decorated gingerbread cookies in the East Valley for my son’s birthday in a couple of weeks. I’ve found a couple of places that do this but charge a little out of my budget (looking to spend less than $90 or less for 30 cookies). TIA!
Hey all, I’m looking to expand my horizons on coffee shops in the Northwest part of Phoenix/Valley. I work on my laptop editing and would like a to find some places that are comfy to work from. I frequent the Daily Drip but would like to explore a little. Any recommendations?
Politics What Local Phoenix Area elected officials (either currently elected or past) do you think are deserving of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award?
This is somewhat of a repost since my last post was removed, but I am looking to write about an elected official who demonstrated an un-widely known act of political coruage after 1917 in order to enter the JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest.
Any suggestions would be more than appreciated.
I refuse to take anything to Goodwill. I have a ton of women’s clothing, shoes, even some household stuff I want to donate in the next few weeks. Looking for somewhere that DIRECTLY helps homeless, or those in poverty. Thanks in advance! 🙏🏼
Where are some great places to go for small business Saturday? I’m thinking specific stores or neighborhoods with lots of small businesses. Thanks in advance!
The pic doesn’t do justice
Where can I find an empty parking lot to teach my brother to drive? Preferably on the west side please
Things To Do Are there any local independent movie theaters in the Phoenix area? Something similar to the Loft in Tucson?
Any places I could find that seemed remotely equivalent appear to be shut down right now. I'd really like a little local theater with events and independent movies and stuff, it was one of my favorite things in Tucson. Is there anything like that here?
Hi, does anyone know of or came across thrift shops that sells old digital cameras/film cameras/equipments within the Phoenix/Tempe/Scottsdale area?
Where can I buy coffee beans that are delicious, have a cool bag and are local?
I used to own a pet tarantula for a long while in my younger days until I gave it away. I was thinking such a pet would make a good first time exotic pet for a certain young person in my life for christmas. (I'm gonna be helping care for it too) Any reptile/arachnid/fish owners in Phx on here that would have a good small business pet store to recommend?
I'm looking for a small store with knowledgeable staff. Something that sells reptiles and more in addition to fish. I don't necessarily want a Mexican red knee or Chilean rose hair. Some tarantula that is non venomous yet also interesting. Interested to find something new in Phoenix.
Only in Maryvale are people doing fireworks… for thanksgiving…WHY