Protesters temporarily stall light rail during downtown rally against police brutality


More than 50 protesters and political activists rallying against police brutality temporarily stalled an eastbound light rail south of McDowell Road and Central Avenue on Saturday evening. Read story

The Rundown: Parking is just one piece of the larger planning puzzle


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The McDowell Mountain Music Festival lineup was announced: Who is coming to the Valley?


The lineup for the festival, taking place from March 27-29 at Margaret T. Hance Park, features a mix of well-known national acts and popular local acts. Read story

New housing programs to fill the gap for Phoenix homeless as two facilities close


The Maricopa County Human Services Department is implementing two new programs to help Phoenix’s homeless population as two of the city’s facilities close. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Highlights of the semester


In celebration of the end of the academic semester, the Downtown Devil’s editors selected stories and columns that represented some of the publication’s best work of the past six months. Read story

City, businesses anticipate financial growth during Super Bowl season


The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee presented projected effects of the 2015 Super Bowl including $500 million in economic impact. Downtown Phoenix will be Super Bowl Central for nearly one million visitors coming to see the big game this January. Read story

Journalism student creates news broadcast for deaf community


The Deaf and Hearing Network is the first ASU news broadcast to combine speaking, signing and captions. The videos are produced and taped by volunteers and students in a studio at the Cronkite School. (Chris Garay/DD)

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Local artist presents collection of works blending past and present at Luhrs Arcade


Randy Slack’s one-night-only retrospective exhibition at the Luhrs City Center last Friday was a colorful collection of works that blended past and present, mingling reality with memory. The exhibit, titled “Randy Slack Retrospective: From the Luhrs Basement + Beyond,” was housed inside the Luhrs Arcade at the corner of Central and Jefferson. Read story

Phoestivus Gift Guide for him, her and the kids


Phoestivus is back this year for its fifth annual holiday market. More than 130 vendors will be selling their local crafts, apparel, food and more Dec. 10 and 17 from 4-9 p.m. at the Phoenix Public Market. Shoppers can support local businesses at the open-air market while crossing names off their holiday shopping lists. This guide will give you some ideas as you shop for the guys, the girls and the kids. Read story

Artists show work inspired by the HIV/AIDS awareness movement at local church


The Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Phoenix will show its AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels, prepared for Worlds AIDS Day on Dec. 5, until Dec. 19. Read story