Fractured Prune brings made-to-order doughnuts to new CityScape location

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The latest addition to the downtown doughnut scene is Fractured Prune, an East Coast-based franchise setting up shop in CityScape. The confectionary offers doughnuts made to order. Read story

Facing demolition, community members attempt to preserve GreenHAUS murals

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Community members are attempting to save the murals housed in GreenHAUS, as the building faces demolition for an apartment complex to be built. Read story

Community gather to celebrate city's growth and connectedness as Super Bowl approaches

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The Sheraton Hotel Phoenix unveiled the Valley Overlook, it’s new 6,400 square foot outdoor venue constructed for the Super Bowl, on Tuesday night. Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix community members gathered at the new spot to connect and celebrate. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Highlights of the semester

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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

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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

New coworking space, Lab, invites creative individuals to come get down to business

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The Lab in Phoenix, a new coworking space on Central Avenue, hopes to provide a reliable space for creative people to work and collaborate with others in their projects. Read story

Upscale, urban-style apartments coming to Fillmore Street and Seventh Avenue

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A release by the Business Real Estate Weekly of Arizona announced that new apartment buildings will be built in a lot on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Fillmore Street. A broker for the real-estate developer associated with the new units said the apartments will range from $800 to $1,400 a month. Read story

Valley Metro light rail expanding to keep up with growth and public demand

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Several Valley Metro light rail expansion projects — including a 3.2-mile extension on the western end and a 3.1-mile extension through downtown Mesa — are lined up for the upcoming years, extending ridership opportunities to thousands of new users. Read story

Parking meters continue to cause stress for small businesses in downtown Phoenix

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The Phoenix City Council’s implementation of extended parking-meter hours in August has had a range of effects on local businesses and shed light on the patchwork of parking options downtown. Read story

Recent fires spark new concerns over safety

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On occasion, accidents create public debate and discussion. The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel’s fire in October did just that, causing some to look more closely at Phoenix fire codes, policies and how the public is kept safe. Read story