'A Safe Ride Home' program brings used child safety car seats to families across Sonora


City officials on Tuesday packed a fire truck with donated car safety seats that will be sent to the Arizona-Mexico border as part of “A Safe Ride Home,” a collaboration program between Rural/Metro Corporation, Phoenix Fire Department and the Arizona Department of Health Services. Read story

Lux Central to open new location downtown

Lux Central, a popular Central Phoenix coffee bar, will open a new location in downtown Phoenix on August 2015, this time bringing in a full-time restaurant. Read story

METROnome: OK Go bassist talks album release and upcoming Crescent Ballroom concert


Following the Oct. 14 release of their fourth album, “Hungry Ghosts,” OK Go will be taking the Crescent Ballroom stage on Friday. Emily Liu spoke with the group’s bassist, Tim Nordwind, about their new album and what to expect at the show. Read story

Capture12 gallery makes the community see photography through a different lens


Capture12 is a new gallery on Roosevelt Row with a single focus: photography. Read story

Former Hearst Television vice president of news discusses ethics at the Cronkite School


Fred Young, former vice president of news at Hearst Television, was the guest speaker at the Walter Cronkite School on Monday evening. He discussed ethics in the digital age and current ethical issues. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: The how-to's of herbal teas


Herbal tea, often understated in the world of health, has more health benefits than many people realize! So what exactly is herbal tea and how does it differ from black, green and white teas? 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

Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrates its 4th anniversary with signature artistic flair


Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrated its fourth anniversary this weekend with a display of employee artwork and a showcase of local bands. Read story

A Tailored Place: ASU Barrett fashion show gives important advice for professional dress


Faculty and students from Barrett, the Honors College on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus put on a fashion show to demonstrate how to dress — and how not to dress — in a professional setting last week. The show took place in the lobby of the University Center after an open house of the Barrett offices that included games, raffles and sweet treats. Read story

Artists and vendors congregate for a cause at AZ Share That You Care flea-market event


Fifty-five local artists and small-business owners gathered Saturday at the Icehouse on Fifth Avenue and Jackson Street to sell their products and raise money for charity in a flea market-type setting at the AZ Share That You Care event, put on by local organization Pineapple Triangle. Read story