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• Two restaurants are entering the Old Town Scottsdale dining scene. The Phoenix Business Journal reports the Crab and Mermaid Fish Shop is expected to open March 1 near Scottsdale and Indian School roads. Later this year, Bourbon and Bones Chophouse and Bar will open next door.
• An Arizona nonprofit that serves adults with autism and other special abilities has received a $50,000 grant. First Place was awarded the money by Phoenix-based Board of Visitors to launch a health and wellness initiative to increase health independence.
• Terror threats aren’t keeping world travelers down. The United Nations World Tourism Organization said the number of international travelers rose by more than 4 percent, to nearly 1.2 billion. The U.S. ranked second to France as the most popular destination for international tourists.
- Arizona schools to join national gun violence protest after Florida shooting
- Phoenix residents need to work 66 hours to pay monthly rent, study finds
- Waymo to start charging Phoenix-area riders who use its driverless cars
- Phoenix school brings in extra police officers after online threats
- Phoenix celebrates Chinese New Year with weekend-long festival