Save Little Poca Cosa
Because of the building dance and property takeover downtown, the much-loved Little Poca Cosa has to relocate. Thanks to loyal customers, the people are fighting City Hall to make it happen. Read more about it at www.savelittlepocacosa.org
Looking for a happy hour with staying power? On Wednesday to Friday, Heart Five offers half-priced drinks and gourmet appetizer plates from 4-8 p.m. Prepared by Chef Joseph Sotomayor, formerly of Lume Trattoria and Arizona Inn, the weekly-changing appetizers cost $5 per plate. Heart Five is owned by locals Will Wilbur and wife Tammy Rosen, whose dance studio, New Articulations, is upstairs. Located at 61 E. Congress St., 903-0911.
Put on your favorite pajamas and head for the Catalina Room at Lodge on the Desert for tapas, free-flowing champagne and entertainment. A pillow fight, maybe? It happens on Friday the 13th (scary pajama party?) from 5-7 p.m. Reservations and pajamas required. $20 per person. 325-3366.
Nothing says I love you better than a heart-shaped pizza from Magpies. Deliveries begin at 11 a.m. on Valentine's Day, but order early. www.magpiespizza.com
Think Like a Fox
Fox Restaurants is offering three options for Valentine's Day: At Wildflower (219-4230), Bistro Zin (299-7799) and North (299-1600), each will feature its own unique three-course menu specially prepared by executive Chef Christopher Cristiano. Dinner for two is $90 plus tax and 18 percent gratuity.
True or False?
Rumor has it that the Downtown Depot doesn't have enough parking spaces, so no restaurants want to go in there. If parking is a hassle, will people ever go downtown?
Burping for Dollars
The story of Tupperware®, the bowl with the burp that built an empire, airs on PBS Feb. 9. Check local listings.