Historic DeSoto building will feature a restaurant, bar and marketplace


The C.P. Stephens DeSoto Six Motorcars building in downtown Phoenix is being transformed into the DeSoto Central Marketplace, a market featuring restaurants, locally grown food and a bar. The soon-to-be-renovated building sits between the Roosevelt Neighborhood Historic District and the Roosevelt Row Arts District. Read story

City of Phoenix discusses proposed Roosevelt Street improvements with business owners


The first phase of a street improvement project along Roosevelt Street between Central Avenue and Fourth Street is inching closer to its tentative start date of June 9. The city of Phoenix held an informal gathering Thursday night to inform the public about the upcoming construction. Read story

ASU Student Nutrition Garden Club celebrates Earth Day with healthy recipes


As a precursor to Earth Day on April 22, the ASU Student Nutrition Garden Club presented two cooking demonstrations on Thursday in the Obesity Solutions kitchen of Taylor Place. They used ingredients from the campus garden located by the Nursing and Health Innovation 1 building. Read story

Journalism student creates Deaf and Hearing Network, brings news to the hearing-impaired


Journalism sophomore Peyton Gallovich and her sign-language teacher Dyan Sue Kovacs worked together to create the Deaf and Hearing Network, which aired its seventh episode Thursday. Read story

Phoenix Hostel a 'culture house,' integrating housing with performance and community


The Phoenix Hostel on Ninth and Portland streets kicked off cultural events about a year and a half, inspired by the Mexican phenomenon known as Casas de las Culturas, or culture houses. Read story

Tufts University professor visits ASU, delivers 'just sustainability' lecture


While many people only consider sustainability in terms of the environment, social justice and equity is actually a large and integral element of sustainable living, according to a Tufts University professor. Read story

Central City Village Planning Committee discusses plans for Hance Park, street projects


The Central City Village Planning Committee discussed active projects in City Council District Seven, including the Hance Park master plan, street improvement projects and other development proposals at their meeting Monday. Read story

Carl's Jr. opens location at US Airways Center, partners with Phoenix Suns and Mercury


Carl’s Jr. opened a new location Monday morning at US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury. Read story

Associated Press vice president gives advice on adapting to changes in journalism


In a world where journalism is rapidly changing in the face of new technologies and modes of access, journalists should be open and adaptable without sacrificing principles, Associated Press Vice President and Managing Editor Lou Ferrara said Monday at the Walter Cronkite School. Read story

Video: CollabX connects local jazz musicians and poets for collaborative performances


A joint venture between professors of ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences and the Herberger Institute mixed jazz artists and poets together for an impromptu evening at the Pythian Lodge in Tempe. Read story