Mar 21, 2024 - News

Chips & salsa: Barrio Cafe is closing

Illustration of an Axios logo-shaped tortilla chip and salsa.

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

😭 Award-winning chef Silvana Salcido Esparza is closing her famous Barrio Cafe in the coming weeks to tend to a health condition.

  • "My last hurrah was feeding my community during COVID," she said. "That was my opus. That was my 'I love you' to Phoenix." (AZcentral)

🏒 The Arizona Coyotes posted new renderings online of the proposed arena and entertainment district online they hope to build in north Phoenix. (ABC 15)

ğŸŽ’ Creighton Elementary School District faces a new lawsuit alleging it's violating a state law that mandates English-only instruction. (KJZZ)

The Fountain Hills City Council imposed unprecedented sanctions on council member Allan Skillicorn for ethics violations.

  • The sanctions bar him from becoming vice mayor, using city money to travel or meeting with city workers on his own. (12 News)
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