Jobot applies for liquor license, receives mixed reactions from customers


Jobot Coffee and Dining, famed for it’s hip environment and coffee drinks, has applied for a liquor license. Regulars and neighboring businesses had positive and negative reactions to Jobot’s move to serve liquor. Read story

Arizona Science Center will receive grant to establish STEM education programs in project


The APS Foundation chose the Arizona Science Center to receive a grant to help grow STEM education programs as part of the Rural Expansion Project. The project aims to deliver beneficial education to rural school district communities. (Evie Carpenter/DD)

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Local guitarist opens luthiery shop in Phoenix


Grand Avenue’s newest business brings a custom guitar and repair shop to the same area as a notable school for luthiers. Read story

Roosevelt Row ends late-night Vampire Hours as summer winds down


Roosevelt Row decided to try something different with its shops this summer in the form of Vampire Hours, the late-night business program that came to an end Sept. 1. Read story

Downtown Phoenix parking meters expand hours, issue warnings


The city of Phoenix will start issuing fines for its new parking meter hours, which were effective Aug. 18. While downtown visitors are upset at the change, business owners are not as concerned. Read story

RadiatePHX event reboots to bring community together, address downtown projects


RadiatePHX, a networking event focused on enhancing the downtown community and bringing collaborators together, held an event Tuesday evening at the Arizona College of Medicine. Organizers hope RadiatePHX becomes a monthly event. Read story

Two companies to renovate Barrister building


The city of Phoenix selected two companies to redevelop the Barrister building and its neighboring property. The space will be made into a rental housing project with ground level retail and a self-contained parking garage. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: A nutrition and fitness guide for preserving the health of your college body


After a sun-kissed summer full of family, fun and frolicking about, it’s time to get back to the grindstone and knock out a successful fall semester! Devilishly Healthy extends its warmest welcome. Read story

City of Phoenix creates citizen committee for advice on future of public transportation


Mayor Greg Stanton on Tuesday announced the creation of a citizen’s advisory committee to focus on future public-transportation plans for the city of Phoenix. Read story

Dinosaurs and pop culture soar to 'Jurassic' heights at second annual Phoenix DinoCon


Dinosaurs attacked downtown Phoenix on Saturday — well, at least ones from popular culture — in the second annual Phoenix DinoCon, held at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. The event, which drew close to 400 attendees, had panels and booths that celebrated the dinosaur-lovers among us. Read story