Downtown Devil Presents: Pizza Bracket 2015


Enter the Downtown Devil Pizza Bracket 2015, our democratic quest to find the most revered pizza in downtown Phoenix. Read story

Two openly-gay pastors aim for inclusion downtown


A pair of openly-gay pastors work to promote inclusion in downtown. Jeffery Dirrim of Rebel & Divine and Troy Mendez of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral say their churches offer LGBTQ youth a chance to talk about their issues and experience their faith. Read story

Radish offers cold-pressed juice and locally sourced produce at DeSoto Central Market


Radish, a new juice bar opening at the DeSoto Central Market, boasts cold-pressed juice and locally sourced ingredients as its key selling points. Read story

The Nash to host student musicians this month to engage and inspire new youth talent


High school and college jazz bands will get the opportunity to perform at The Nash throughout April as part of an effort to reach younger audiences and celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. Musicians both old and young talk about what it is like to have a jazz venue in downtown Phoenix where they can play alongside renowned artists. Read story

La Frontera Arizona's EMPACT-SPC hosts annual Take Back the Night event


Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault shared their stories at the “Take Back the Night” event held in Civic Space Park. Read story

A Tailored Place: New clothing swap center looks to serve LGBT youth


The “I Have a Dream” boutique is meant to be a safe place for LGBT youth to shop for and exchange clothes without the constraints of a gendered establishment. Read story

McDowell Mountain Music Festival impacts downtown by fueling charities, crowds


The McDowell Mountain Music Festival has been drawing acts such as Passion Pit and The Roots to downtown Phoenix for more than a decade now. However, the festival’s influence extends beyond music: it donates thousands of dollars to charity and brings big crowds downtown. Read story

Monitors show that new flight path has a measurable impact on residential noise levels


Noise monitors have showed that the new flight path to Phoenix International Sky Harbor Airport has a measurable impact on residents’ lives. Read story

Restaurateurs to open 'elevated shack food' venture targeting students, local workers


The Dressing Room is set to open in mid-April on Roosevelt Row. The restaurant will serve burgers, fish tacos and salads at affordable prices. Read story

Mary Coyle Ice Cream tries Kickstarter venture for food truck, fails to reach goal


Now-closed Mary Coyle Ol’ Fashioned Ice Cream looked to start again as a food truck. Although the crowdfunding campaign was unsuccessful, the shop garnered enough attention to receive offers for a new physical location. Read story