Bragg's Factory Diner to close doors after two years, Barrio Cafe will move into building


The vegan diner, which had occupied the Grand Avenue space since 2013, will see its last day of business on Sunday. But foodies won’t have to wait long for a replacement. Read story

Pound for Pound: A local shoe store is on the forefront of Arizona sneaker culture


Pound for Pound’s combination of shoes and style has found a host of local customers — including P.J. Tucker — and provided the foundation for a rapidly expanding business. Read story

Local businesses aim for equality through networking at fifth annual forum


Local business and community leaders met for the Multicultural Networking and Recruiting Forum, with the goal of expanding employment opportunities for LGBT and minority workers. Read story

Ben's Bells nonprofit art studio and charity to ring in its entry downtown


Ben’s Bells, a new studio coming to Roosevelt Row, hopes to spread a message of kindness throughout the downtown community with bell-making. Read story

A Tailored Place: Antique Sugar sees success since move to new downtown location


Antique Sugar is finally here — cowboy boots, sequins, pug and all. Check out what our columnist thought of the latest vintage addition downtown. Read story

CO+HOOTS one of top coworking spaces in the world, according to new list


The coworking space, located on 11th and Washington streets, was listed ninth among spaces in Amsterdam, Thailand and Berlin by Ubiq, a San Francisco-based marketing company. Read story

The Bosque plant shop looks to give urban dwellers a chance to grow


Michael Lanier’s plant shop The Bosque is an oasis in the Phoenix desert. The greenery found in the shop isn’t native to the region — but if they’re brought inside part of the year, Lanier says they can thrive in the city’s urban apartments. Read story

Chartreuse gallery adds a splash of color to Grand Avenue's expanding arts scene


The newest resident in the Bragg’s Pie Factory building is Chartreuse, a Phoenix-centric gallery from Hazel & Violet owner Nancy Hill. Read story

Capital Place set to open in 2016, continues trend of luxury apartment development


Capital Place luxury apartments, an addition to the recent surge of apartments downtown, will begin preleasing on Oct. 1. Read story

Four Chambers Press magazine writes on after exceeding $5,000 crowdfunding goal


The staff of Four Chambers Press recently exceeded their fundraising goal in a Kickstarter campaign, but publishers are asking for the public’s help to fund additional sections of the magazine that were previously cut due to costs. Read story