Timeline: Downtown public art through the years


With the art projects along Roosevelt Row causing such a commotion recently, we decided to highlight some other examples of the 170 completed projects downtown since the creation of the city’s Public Art Program in 1986. Read story

Pizza Bracket 2015: And the winner is...


The awaited end to our beloved pizza bracket is here. Who was crowned the top pizza king of downtown Phoenix? Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix.: Upside Down


Have you ever felt like everything you know was turned upside down? That’s how I felt the first time I set foot in a dark room to print a photo. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: Ineffable Artifacts


The world is full of lost objects and the infinite stories they tell. The least I can do is document their existence, and perhaps, if I’m really lucky, make a connection with the ineffable. Read story

On the Record: Operation Record Store Day


In this second installment of “On the Record” your host Alexandra and her trusty producer Claire are on a mission to find the best local records to snag on Record Store Day. Read story

Music Stroll jazzes up the pub crawl experience

Several different restaurants downtown, including the Arrogant Butcher, Copper Blues, Squid Ink and Tom’s Tavern, hosted musical acts Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Downtown Music Stroll. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: The Juggler


Austin broke out the pins and all hell broke loose. He tossed/spun them around to practice new material. I could not look away — even when some attempts failed and pins flew at me. Read story

La Frontera Arizona's EMPACT-SPC hosts annual Take Back the Night event


Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault shared their stories at the “Take Back the Night” event held in Civic Space Park. Read story

A Tailored Place: New clothing swap center looks to serve LGBT youth


The “I Have a Dream” boutique is meant to be a safe place for LGBT youth to shop for and exchange clothes without the constraints of a gendered establishment. Read story

METROnome: McDowell Mountain Music Festival in review


METROnome digs into this year’s McDowell Mountain Music Festival with a day-by-day journal chronicling the local and national acts that filled Margret T. Hance Park for a weekend. Read story