Overflow at Grand Canyon University campus leads some students to live in Roosevelt Point

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Due to overbooking of students at their on-campus housing, nearly 200 Grand Canyon University students live at the Roosevelt Point Apartments in downtown Phoenix. The off-campus students face a 14-mile round trip commute and pay up to twice as much in rent. Read story

A Tailored Place: Vox Curvy Couture's first clothing swap event laid-back and charming

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A Tailored Place columnist Savanah Yaghsezian visited thrift shop Vox Curvy Couture’s first Sip ‘n’ Swap event, where customers could bring in their clothing and swap for other donated pieces. All items that were left over were or will be donated to charity. Read story

Chile pepper competition heats up downtown

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Roosevelt Row’s 2014 Chile Pepper Festival offered a variety of spicy treats to those willing to brave the rainy weather. Local chefs and restaurants got creative with their use of the festival’s namesake peppers. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Electric bikes can introduce you to a healthy, active lifestyle downtown

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Looking to ease your way into biking through Phoenix? Try a cost-efficient compromise between laziness and activity, an electric bike. Read story

Block party transforms downtown Phoenix dead zone into lively community hub

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Better Block PHX took place on the block between Pierce and Garfield on Saturday. The event is part of a national movement to reimagine low-use areas as urban community hubs. Read story

Welcome Diner to open new Chicken and Donuts restaurant in October

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Roosevelt Row’s Welcome Diner is launching a new restaurant called Welcome Chicken and Donuts that is set to open this October. The new restaurant’s menu will feature chicken and donuts. Instead of the Southern-style chicken Welcome Diner is known for, the new spot’s chicken will be Korean-inspired. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Bicycling can be fearful on the Phoenix streets -- what can we do?

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Editor in Chief Miguel Otarola got hooked on biking as transportation over the summer. However, as the school year started and the sun began to set earlier, he grew concerned about his safety while commuting. Read story

ArtelPHX brings multimedia art exhibition to the Clarendon Hotel

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ArtelPhx returns to the Clarendon Hotel this weekend for its third and largest iteration yet. The event will showcase a variety of art ranging from dance performances to video installations to multimedia pieces throughout the hotel, including in the rooms, on the patios, in the lobby, and in and around the outdoor pool. Read story

Cronkite School opens New Media Innovation Lab to public for business and tech advice

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The Digital Solutions Lab was officially open to the public for the first day Friday, allowing community members to receive free help with entrepreneurial and technological concerns. Read story

Local poet publishes book of 'observational' poetry through national magazine foundation

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“The Existentialist Cookbook” by Phoenix poet Shawnte Orion was recently released after constant persistence on Orion’s part. Orion has been published in numerous literary magazines and reviews. Read story