Restaurateur brings passion for cheese and quality dining to downtown Phoenix


Laura Mulchay and her husband, Joel LaTondress, are bringing a love of cheese to downtown Phoenix with their new restaurant, Craft+Culture: Cheese and Charcuterie, after winning the “Canvas” business competition. Read story

Restaurant owner hopes to revitalize her space to match the freshness of her cuisine


After being open for only a short time, Vegan House will be undergoing some new renovations. Owner Lara Brooks wasn’t satisfied with the interior and wants to change it to match the energy and freshness that the vegan cuisine emits. Read story

New Phoenix shop The Velo has you covered, from bicycle brakes to coffee breaks

Velo Bike Shop and Cafe has moved into the location on 2nd Street that 8th Day: Coffee and Culture vacated almost two years ago. The store is a lifelong dream for owner Jason Boles. Read story

A Tailored Place: Phoenix welcomes Australian gown shop Luv Bridal's first US location


Australia-based Luv Bridal & Formal opened its first American location at 7th and McKinley streets earlier this month, and the bridal gown store has quickly gained momentum in the community, according to the store’s owner. The store features a large selection of dresses for the bride and her bridesmaids on the big day. Read story

CO+HOOTS approved for $75,000 grant to expand


Local coworking space CO+HOOTS received a $75,000 grant from the Phoenix Industrial Authority. Read story

Women Investing in Women Summit fosters ideas and community of entrepreneurs


The Cronkite School was home to aspiring and successful entrepreneurs and media experts focused on advancing the roles of women and girls at the third Women Investing in Women Phoenix Summit on Friday and Saturday. Read story

New coffeehouse to open in Monroe tower, caters toward people on the move


Japanese coffee shop Mornin’ Moonshine, a new addition to DJ Fernandes’ other local restaurants, will cater toward the fast-paced atmosphere of downtown Phoenix. Read story

GreenHAUS building to be demolished despite community efforts


Despite efforts from the community to save the iconic GreenHAUS building, it will be demolished to make room for a new apartment development. Read story

City council to vote on database to catalog parking garages and lots in downtown Phoenix


Phoenix City Council will soon vote on a parking database that would catalog the parking garages, spaces and costs in and around the downtown area. The project would hopefully benefit downtown residents who park in the city and attract new companies to the area. Read story

Phoenix artists to sell work at MonOrchid to raise money for homeless


Local artists will congregate at MonOrchid gallery Friday to sell their work as part of the AZ Share That You Care event. Part of the proceeds will go toward the I Have a Name Project, which aims to end homelessness in Phoenix. Read story