The Rundown: Fate of few remaining warehouses could shape district's future


In this episode of The Rundown, hosts Annika Cline and Agnel Philip explore the warehouse district and why so little of its namesake remains. With only a few warehouses left, the future of the district is at a turning point that will determine the character of the area in the future. Read story

Slide show: 6th annual Zombie Walk draws thousands of undead of all ages to downtown


Hordes of zombies of all ages roamed the streets of downtown on Saturday during the sixth annual Zombie Walk. The event, hosted by Downtown Phoenix Inc., began with a festival at Heritage Square Park, located between Monroe and Washington streets and Fifth and Seventh streets. Read story

Slide show: 1Spot Gallery hosts culinary experience showcasing desert cuisine


1Spot Gallery hosted a celebration of the Arizona-Sonoran landscape and its many offerings with a Saturday event called the Edible Desert Experience. More than 40 guests gathered on the outdoor patio of 1Spot Gallery, located at Sixth and Roosevelt streets, to enjoy an evening of natural food, art, music, people and culture. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: Rockstar


I was excited when I heard this week’s challenge: to manipulate a photograph I’ve taken, using a Photoshop Tutorial. I finally ventured outside of the effects of brightness, the magic wand and the saturation feature. Read story

Slide show: Gay-marriage ruling gives those at Rainbows Festival more reason to celebrate


From false eyelashes to feather boas, a full spectrum of color appeared on everything at the 13th annual Rainbows Festival this weekend. Phoenix Pride hosted the festival in Heritage Square Park on Saturday and Sunday. It was an opportunity for the LGBT community to celebrate the Friday legalization of gay marriage in Arizona after state Attorney General Tom Horne ordered county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses. Read story

Slide show: Same-sex marriage legal in Arizona


Arizona took its place in history as the 31st state in the U.S. to allow the marriage of same-sex couples on Friday morning. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: Times three


Eight shots in, the camera jammed. Undeterred, I decided to simply rewind the roll and use the first eight shots to experiment with double exposures. Little did I know… Read story

Keeping it Reel: Meet the cast

Lights. No camera. Lots of action. Keeping it Reel is the latest installment of Downtown Devil’s podcast series. Join hosts Kyle Brown, Atlan Rush Hassard and Noah Smith for our first episode. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: Victor


I paused for a moment, pleasantly surprised by his formal address and manners. I asked him what he did for a living. “I’m a roof loader,” he said. “Somebody buys material for roofing — I work for the store. I help deliver it.” Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: My crush


The second I heard this week’s photo assignment, I knew I wanted to spell “Sarah & Phoenix,” a sort of homage to something you’d see crushes carving into a tree. That’s right, I’ve got a crush on Phoenix. Read story