In an effort to be transparent with its readers, the Downtown Devil carries a list of corrections and clarifications of factual errors or inaccuracies made to articles after their publication.
Clarification: April 21, 2014: – Practical Art gallery and boutique celebrates 6th anniversary with free art demonstrations
A previous version of this article referred to Lisa Olson as both Olson and Olsen. It has been corrected to reflect the correct spelling of her name.
Clarification: April 9, 2014 – ‘Detropia’ documentary sparks discussion among Phoenix developers to find city’s niche
This article has been updated to say that dtphx.co, an online arts and entertainment guidebook, also hosted the event along with Quinn Whissen.
Correction: April 7, 2014 – Between Scenes illustrates film industry by showing behind-the-scenes talents
A previous version of this article misstated the number of people who attended the event and the day it took place. It also Natalie Smith hoped to work on a movie set one day. She already does post-production work, but wanted to do special effects.
Correction: March 26, 2014 – Cronkite school adds five new scholarships to combat rising cost of attendance
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the new scholarships were in response to an proposed increase in tuition. The article has been updated to reflect the actual reason for the scholarships.
Clarification: March 17, 2014 – Candidate profile: Frank Smith III
A previous version of this article said Sally Lopez is currently a senior. The article has been updated to say she’s a junior.
Clarification: March 10, 2014 – Humphrey Fellows discuss media portrayal of national stereotypes during lecture series
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that individual states funded the Humphrey Fellows. The program is funded by the US Department of State.
Clarification: March 8, 2014 – Art d’Core Gala brings community members together with address by Mayor Stanton
A previous version of this article said a bench was given to Stanton on behalf of GreenHaus gallery and boutique. It has been clarified to say that the bench was made by GreenHaus but given on behalf of Artlink.
Correction: March 6, 2014 – Prestigious music magazine names The Nash one of the top 160 venues in the world
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that George Benson had played at The Nash. He had attended an event at the venue.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Nick Manson had won a Grammy. He has won two Emmy awards
Corrections: Feb. 14, 2014 – Documentary series from No Festival Required to showcase the impact of music, emotions
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the No Festival Required Sunday matinee film series had three sponsors. It has a fourth, General Dentistry of David R Weiss DDS.
Corrections: Jan. 30, 2014 – Fifth Street Paint Supply brings color to local artists’ canvases
In a previous version of this story, quotes from Jeff Hoopes were misattributed. The article has been updated to reflect the correct attribution. Additionally, one of the quotes attributed to Hoopes contained incorrect information about the amount of time that the building was under construction. It has been amended to reflect Hoopes’ original statement.
Corrections and clarification: Jan. 29, 2014 – Cronkite adjunct professor tours with local band, falls in love
A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to Western Kentucky University as the University of Western Kentucky. It has been updated with the proper name.
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the name of the “Former Friends of Young Americans” on the first reference. The article has been updated with the proper name.
The article was also clarified to state that, although Crawford did do freelance work for The Arizona Republic after she began teaching at ASU, her journalistic work at the time was not exclusively for that publication.
Correction: Jan. 22, 2014 – Trio of women create Faces of Garfield to spur community awareness
A previous version of this story misspelled Chandra Narcia’s last name. It has been updated with the proper spelling.
Correction and clarification: Jan. 22, 2014 – ASU Art Museum receives grant for International Artist Residency Program
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that $5 million would be put into the endowment. Only $2.5 will be placed in the fund and the $2.5 million in donations will stay with those organizations.
The article was also clarified to state that Combine Studios owns the building, but does not run the program; also, it has been clarified to say that Chinese artists, not students, are staying at the studio.
Correction: Dec. 23, 2013 – Arts district flourishes from dregs of downtown, but now faces new problems
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Rainey’s view on the future of housing in downtown Phoenix. Rainey said he believed senior and high-income housing projects will limit options for the younger workforce that works downtown.
Correction: Dec. 19, 2013 – Government, health care professionals address concerns about Affordable Care Act
A paragraph previously attributed information about part-time and full-time employees to Herb K. Schultz that he did not discuss during his presentation. That paragraph has been removed to reflect the actual discussions during the conference.
Correction: Dec. 10, 2013 – Singer returns to musical roots in Phoenix for tour performance after a year in Europe
A previous version of this article stated Blades released an EP and two subsequent albums with her band, North Dakota. The EP and albums mentioned were actually created apart from her work with the band.
Correction: Dec. 9, 2013 – Craft brewing gains ground: Phoenix Brewers Invitational weekend event in Heritage Square
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Lost Leaf offers more than 100 beers on tap.
Correction: Dec. 6, 2013 – Squash Blossom revamps ad campaigns, introduces discounts to attract students
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated which businesses are adjacent to Squash Blossom. Those restaurants are Pomo Pizzeria and The Turf Irish Pub.
Correction: Dec. 5, 2013 – Journalist couple discusses difficulties faced when writing about their premature baby
A previous version of this story misspelled Kelley Benham’s first name. It has been updated with the proper spelling.
Correction: Nov. 30, 2013 – Phoenix earns perfect score on equality index
Joe Hengemuehler is the president of the Arizona Chapter of The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. A previous version of this article incorrectly stated his position.
Correction: Nov. 24, 2013 – Downtown Dining: Cartel Coffee Lab
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Cartel Coffee Lab’s hours.
Correction: Nov. 24, 2013 – Enrollment coaches provide incoming ASU students with resources, help transition
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has one enrollment coach at the Downtown campus.
Correction: Nov. 21, 2013 – Herberger Institute performance at Icehouse will explore writing, women and madness
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the performers and crew members were all volunteers. They are all paid through the Herberger Institute grant that Bowditch received for “Asylum.”
Correction: Nov. 20, 2013 – NYC transplant lends roots, connections to downtown
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Sixth Street Studios became the GROWop Building. It now houses The Roose Parlour and Spa, 1Spot Gallery and The Drive-Thru Gallery. Dach and Esser also repaired the current GROWop building, located on the same street.
Correction: Nov. 19, 2013 – Care Partners Reaching Out program awarded for efforts to help caregivers of elderly, aging
A previous version of this article incorrectly named the College of Nursing and Health Innovation as the funder for the clinical trial of Care Partners Reaching Out. The funder was the National Institutes of Health.
Correction: Nov. 18, 2013 – Activists protest mainstream media in march that mirrors others throughout country
A previous version of this article attributed a quotation from Darris “Rex” Mikl to Carlos Corral. The attribution has been updated with the proper name.
Correction: Nov. 13, 2013 – Female veterans panel discusses affordable housing program, Veterans Affairs resources
A previous version of this article misquoted a word in Kelly Schramm’s first quote. The error did not alter the meaning of Schramm’s quote. The quote has been updated to reflect what Schramm actually said.
Correction: Nov. 12, 2013 – The Groove on Grand uses old prisoner of war houses to accomodate a variety of businesses
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the location of The Groove on Grand. It is located at Grand and Eleventh avenues.
Correction: Oct. 16, 2013 – City Council to vote on artistic shade ‘trees’ on Roosevelt Row
A previous version of this article incorrectly named the Public Arts subcommittee of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission.
Correction: Sept. 30, 2013 – Eclectic ‘Weirdfest!’ shakes, rattles and rolls into downtown arts district
A previous version of this article incorrectly named or characterized performing artists. The article has been updated to reflect correct information.
Additionally, some quotes in the article had been slightly altered for clarity. These instances have been noted with parentheses and ellipses.
Correction: Sept. 25, 2013 – Community talks bike-sharing initative, transit readiness at Downtown Devil Discussions
A previous version of this article incorrectly quoted Jeremy Stapleton, Phoenix Bicycle Initiative Subcommittee chair and Environmental Quality Commission chair and wrongly attributed a quotation to John Romero, co-founder of Tempe-based Bike Cellar.
A previous version of this article also wrongly stated that the city of Phoenix’s food tax funded the $1.5 million that will be used to improve bicycle infrastructure and fuel the bike-share program.
Correction: Sept. 23, 2013 – Firestage fifth anniversary celebration show highlights ambition to push boundaries
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the organizers of “Firestage” are organizing the upcoming “It Gets Weirdfest,” which is actually organized by For Us Presents.
Correction: Sept. 19, 2013 – Fifth annual Phoenix PARK(ing) Day celebrates people, community involvement
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated PARK(ing) Day’s roots. The event was made with the vision of seeing how cities would look if they designed at a time without cars.
The article incorrectly stated that a lack of corporation involvement helped preserve the event’s grassroots core. It is the lack of advertisement that helped preserve the grassroots nature.
The article also previously misstated the event’s time. The correct time is from 7-10 a.m. Friday.
Correction: Sept. 16, 2013 – USGD tables bill, approves funding requests
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Vice President of Services Marcus Dudas introduced the bicycle co-op initiative. President Frank Smith III introduced the initiative.
Correction: Sept. 6, 2013 – FilmBar to showcase films created by independent Arizona filmmakers
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Robin Coté’s involvement with “Tough Love.” She is the producer, editor and co-writer of the short film.
Correction: July 16, 2013 – Study: Phoenix small businesses see a growing economy
A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled Jaime Northam’s name.
Correction: June 11, 2013 – Legendary artist who saw the world still painting and living in downtown Phoenix
A previous version of this article inaccurately stated that Grigsby had been awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal. He was only nominated for both.
Clarification: May 25, 2013 – Counter-terrorism report focuses on Occupy movement; cites email from Roosevelt leader
This article has been changed to clarify that the undercover police officer attended meetings prior to Cindy Dach’s email. It’s also not certain if the officer attended the May meeting.
Correction: April 30, 2013 – Downtown students sign away their First Amendment rights for two slices of pizza
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Jason Davis’s age.
Correction: April 24, 2013 – Phoenix Street Food Coalition offers food trucks a chance to network locally
A previous version of this article implied that Smitty’s was a recent member of the Phoenix Street Food Coalition, based on the information the reporter gathered from the owner of Smitty’s. According to members of the Phoenix Street Food Coalition, Smitty’s is not a member but has been allowed to attend some of the coalition’s events.
Correction: April 24, 2013 – 24-hour poetry slam draws wordsmiths of all sorts to recite at Lawn Gnome Publishing
A previous version of this article named the event’s host as David Tador and the poet from Kingman as Steve Weiss.
Correction: April 23, 2013 – Depth-reporting panel discusses challenges covering borders in Puerto Rico and Canada
A previous version of this article said Caitlin Cruz was a senior.
Correction: April 18, 2013 – Organizers of The REAL Coachella prepare for the weekend’s show
A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled Andrew Jemsek’s last name.
Correction: April 17, 2013 – Price of ASU’s student U-Pass to increase next year, eliciting mixed feelings from riders
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the 2013-2014 U-Pass price will be $25 higher than for the current academic year. The 2012-2013 price was $150, not $175, so the new price of $200 will be a $50 increase in price.
Correction: April 11, 2013 – Final Downtown Devil Discussion of semester examines Phoenix’s identity and the arts
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified Kim Larkin as the owner of Urban Affair. Larkin is the operations director for Urban Affair.
Correction: April 5, 2013 – Roosevelt Point apartments look to attract students, young professionals
A previous version of this article misspelled journalism freshman Nick Krueger’s name.
Correction: April 2, 2013 – Pro-immigration groups and community members gather to promote compromise
A previous version of this article said Rev. Liana Rowe had served on the board of directors for Somos America since 2006.
Correction: March 30, 2013 – Spring Food Truck Festival will feature more than 20 trucks, all-day music and recreation
A previous version of this article said 15,000 people were expected to attend the event.
Correction: March 27, 2013 – Holocaust survivor speaks about experiences, educating future generations at Osher series
A previous version of this article said James Fawbush is a social work sophomore.
Correction: March 8, 2013 – Colorado native works to sustain desert’s livelihood and implement art initiatives
A previous version of this article said Samantha Bush is a mobile developer at the Arizona Republic. She is currently an intern for the Dallas Morning News and will start her job at the Arizona Republic in April.
Clarification: March 8, 2013 – Colorado native works to sustain desert’s livelihood and implement art initiatives
A previous version of this article described MADE as a photo boutique when it’s actually an art boutique.
Correction: March 8, 2013 – Musician and former minister finds harmony between Christianity and classic rock roots
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Tony Prince is from St. Louis when he is really from Joplin, MO.
Correction: March 4, 2013 – MonOrchid Arts’ Ball fundraises for relaunch of Shade Projects
A previous version of this article incorrectly quoted Wayne Rainey but has since been removed to accurately reflect his words.
Correction: Feb. 24, 2013 – Bubba Phatz BBQ co-owner brings ‘Good Food for Good People’ to new Phoenix location
This article previously stated that Mike Wingert has been working in the restaurant business for 16 years. He has been working in the business since he was 16 years old.
Clarification: Feb. 21, 2013 – City of Phoenix may launch bicycle-sharing program, issues request for proposal
This article has been changed to clarify comments by city of Phoenix traffic engineer and bicycle coordinator Joseph Perez.
Clarification: Feb. 20, 2013 – Taiko drumming incorporates Japanese flavor into downtown arts and culture scene
This article previously ran with Tim Sprauge’s name misspelled. It has been corrected to reflect the proper spelling.
Clarification: Feb. 18, 2013 – Nonprofit organization offers free open-air painting sessions
This article has been updated to include the name of the pop-up park project, “What Should Go Here?”
Correction: Feb. 14, 2013 – ASU Alumni Association displays high-tech research projects at State Capitol
This article originally stated the ASU LightWorks program is funded by a $15 million grant. Only the algae biofuel program received that grant.
Correction: Feb. 14, 2013 – No Festival Required to present independent films by Arizona filmmakers or shot in Arizona
This article originally mistyped “pro creation” as “procreation.” The article has been changed to reflect the mistype.
Correction: Feb. 12, 2013 – Video: ASU student relieves stress, rides equestrian
This article originally reported that there are two Downtown students on the equestrian team, not three.
Correction: Feb. 1, 2013 – Panel discusses unique quirkiness of First Fridays, downtown art scene
This article incorrectly stated the next Downtown Devil Discussion would be about the gentrification of artists, not the art districts. It has been corrected to explain that the discussion will be about renewing the arts district, not artists.
Correction: Jan. 25, 2013 – CO+HOOTS creator brings spark to Washington Row
This article incorrectly described Matt Clower as a cofounder of CO+HOOTS. It has been corrected to describe him as an original member.
Correction: Jan. 24, 2013 – Shine Coffee opens shop at midtown location
This article previously ran under the headline “Shine Coffee opens shop at downtown location.” It has been corrected to refer to the location as midtown rather than downtown.
Correction: Jan. 18, 2013 – ‘Hipstorian’ hosts monthly lectures on city’s history, aims to educate and entertain
In a previous version of this article, the photo caption incorrectly said Marshall Shore was a New York native. Shore is originally from Indiana.
Correction: Jan. 14, 2013 – Downtown Dining: Rose and Crown
A previous version of this article stated that if the first letter of a person’s last name matched the Letter of the Day, his or her first drink would be free.
Correction: Dec. 12, 2012 – Slide show: Faces of late-night Cronkite-dwellers
An earlier version of this slide show incorrectly identified Simone Marshall and Sydney Harrison.
Correction: Dec. 6, 2012 – Local bow tie company pairing with Urban Outfitters for pop-up shop
A previous version of this article misspelled Jim Adkins’ last name.
Correction: Dec. 4, 2012 – Homeowners open historic homes for annual F.Q. Story Home Tour
A previous version of this article misspelled Diane Hochstetler’s last name, spelling it “Hochstetter.”
Correction: Dec. 4, 2012 – UA medical students to travel to Dominican Republic for medical mission trip
A previous version of this article said in the photo caption that Tanner Jugler is traveling on the medical trip for a second time. This is Jugler’s first trip with the group.
Correction: Nov. 20, 2012 – Parking meters payable by credit, debit card set to debut in January 2013
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified Michael Hughes as Michael Hammett. Hughes is the project manager for the new parking meters.
Correction: Nov. 14, 2012 – CBS News chairman talks about tackling tough journalism topics
An earlier version of this article misquoted Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News, multiple times. His quotes previously were paraphrased and since have been replaced with accurate direct quotes.
Correction: Nov. 8, 2012 – Arizona Board of Regents holds meeting to discuss statewide students’ association fee
An earlier version of this article incorrectly spelled the last name of Dennis DeConcini in one instance. The misspelling has been corrected.
Correction: Nov. 2, 2012 – District 24 candidate vying for senate seat: Auggie Bartning
A previous version of this article incorrectly quoted Bartning as saying “supposed” instead of “opposed” when he said he wanted to do what was best for his district as opposed to voting the party line.
Correction: Nov. 2, 2012 – Student organization looks to fundraise with ‘Men of Journalism’ calendar
A previous version of this article said the “Men of Journalism” calendar would include 12 students. The calendar will include two students in one of the months, making the total 13.
Clarification: Oct. 30, 2012 – Number of 9-1-1 calls to affect redistribution of Phoenix Police resources, officers
An earlier version of this article said people who leave their windows open are availing themselves to robbery. The article has been changed to clarify that those people would be availing themselves to burglary — the act of entering someone else’s property with the intent of committing a crime — rather than robbery — the act of taking something from a person by threat or force.
Correction: Oct. 25, 2012 – Cafe opens in nursing building, offering kitchen training and healthy menu
An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to Simin Levinson as Kathleen Dixon, a former lecturer of NTR 445. The article incorrectly said Dixon, rather than Levinson, had taught the course for the past four semesters.
Correction: Oct. 24, 2012 – Personal car service plans Phoenix launch
A previous version of this article said customers would be able to choose between a black sedan and an SUV. The article has been changed to reflect that during the soft launch, both kinds of cars will be on the road but that customers will not be able to request which car they get. This statement had briefly been clarified to say that SUVs would not be available, which was incorrect. SUVs will be available, but customers will not be able to request them specifically during the soft launch.
Clarification: Oct. 24, 2012 – Personal car service plans Phoenix launch
The article has been changed to clarify that while Uber’s usual cars will be available, they will not be as readily available during the soft launch as they would be after the official launch. Additionally, a quote by Matt Atkin was taken out so that the article more clearly states that Uber will operate in the entire Valley but that service during its soft launch will be most available in areas with higher population. This clarification was reworded to be clear that Uber will begin serving the Valley with its soft launch, and will not wait until its official launch to do so.
Correction: Oct. 22, 2012 – Johnny Cupcakes to visit downtown Phoenix, partner with local businesses
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified the band 5FootaThrillaz as 5footgorillas.
Correction: Oct. 22, 2012 – Clarendon owner working with city to bring music, arts festival to Phoenix
An earlier version of this article referred to it as a summer festival and included information on the lack of large events in Phoenix during the summer. Although the festival is meant to coincide with rising temperatures and students’ summer vacations, Ben Bethel is aiming for an 11-day period in mid-May, all of which is officially during springtime. The article and headline have also been changed to more accurately reflect that the festival is not just a music festival, but one for music, arts and other forms of media.
Correction: Oct. 18, 2012 – Johnny Cupcakes to visit downtown Phoenix, partner with local business
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified Ruben Gonzales as Ruben Mercado.
Correction: Oct. 15, 2012 – Phoenix Theatre begins construction of new auditorium, needs additional funding
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the Phoenix Theatre’s new auditorium would have 550 seats. The auditorium will have 500 seats. The article also paraphrased Robbie Harper saying that the black box theatre would feature risque shows. Harper said it would have shows that were “risky” because they might possibly have low turnouts.
Correction: Oct. 10, 2012 – USGD passes bill supporting redistribution of $9 million to all campuses
A previous version of this article said the presidents’ council was made up of the student government presidents from all four campuses. The council is made up of those four presidents and the president of the Graduate and Professional Student Association.
Correction: Oct. 9, 2012 – Mayor’s wife raises awareness of bullying, creates Stop Bullying AZ
An earlier version of this article incorrectly said Whitney Kropp was nominated homecoming queen. Kropp was nominated homecoming royalty.
Clarification: Oct. 9, 2012 – USGD passes bill supporting redistribution of $9 million to all campuses
This article was amended to more clearly state that the unused $9 million was not the entire sum of the $75 Student Services Facility Fee.
Clarification: Oct. 1, 2012 – Cronkite faculty associate publishes book on gay rights, Mormonism
An earlier version of this article said Beaver wrote a series for 12 “San Francisco Bay” newspapers, which has been changed to say “San Francisco Bay Area.”
Correction: Sept. 30, 2012 – City decides to delay decision on Circle K use permit
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the location of the proposed Circle K in the photo caption. The article also misrepresented the purpose of the Sept. 27 zoning hearing. The hearing dealt with a use permit which would permit the proposed Circle K to sell liquor and propane within 300 feet of a residential area. This, in effect, would determine the fate of the series 10 liquor license for which the Circle K is also applying. The series 10 liquor license has not gone before committee at this time.
Clarification: Sept. 30, 2012 – City decides to delay decision on Circle K use permit
This article has been modified to clarify that 16 attendees spoke in opposition. More than 30 wrote in opposition.
Clarification: Sept. 24, 2012 – Amended design revealed for Roosevelt Street
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that sharper corners on Roosevelt Street was intended to encourage pedestrianism and reduce the number of vehicles on the street. The measure was intended to encourage pedestrianism, but would not have had any effect on the number of vehicles travelling on the street.
Clarification: Sept. 18, 2012 – Yoga classes now offered at The Duce
An earlier version of this article quoted Marisa Maggio-Harelson as saying that she didn’t know how yoga studios that charge customers could stay in business. Maggio-Harelson clarified that she was referring to studios that do not charge their customers.
Clarification: Sept. 12, 2012 – Lecture series launches with film, discussion of propoganda
An earlier version of this article said that according to Barbara Lafford, the proposed topic for next semester’s film series is foreign languages. James Wermers, not Lafford, said that was the proposed topic. The article also has been modified to clarify that the Walter Cronkite School is playing host to the event, not putting on the event. The article also has modified to clarify the broader theme of the lecture series.
Correction: August 28, 2012 – USGD appoints members, approves financial requests at first meeting
An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Eneida Shqalsi as a former senator for the Walter Cronkite School.
Correction: July 18, 2012 – ASU builds more wet labs for science classes downtown
An earlier version of this article said the cost of the wet labs’ construction would come from two portions of the school’s budget. The entire cost comes from ASU’s “classrooms and academic renovations” budget.
Correction: July 18, 2012 – Local restaurant city’s last sign of Phoenix’s Chinatown
An earlier version of this article had Fred Lee incorrectly referred to as Frank Lee.
Clarification: July 10, 2012 – Local restaurant city’s last sign of Phoenix’s Chinatown
The Sun Mercantile Building in downtown Phoenix stands as a surviving piece of Chinese-American architecture, but it is not operated in its historic capacity.
Correction: June 24, 2012 – New restaurant plans to open in Pasta Bar location despite former business struggles
An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Jordan Johnson as a co-owner of Lester’s Catering Program and incorrectly referred to the restaurant as a cafe. Lester’s Catering Program is owned by Brian Lester.
Clarification: June 5, 2012 – Downtown indie cinema welcomes younger audience
An earlier version of this article said no alcohol will be allowed in the theater portion of the building. FilmBar will be denoting on their website when there will be 21-and-older show times. There will be alcoholic drinks allowed inside the theater at those times.
Correction: May 30, 2012 – Record number of fans attend 10th annual Phoenix Comicon
An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to League of Legends as League of Legions.
Correction: May 25, 2012 – Flamenco dance troupe opens new dance studio on Roosevelt Row
An earlier version of this article incorrectly associated the flamenco dance troupe with the salsa dance form. The headline also has been changed to reflect this correction.
Correction: May 11, 2012 – Phoenix residents weigh redistricting plans that would divide downtown
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that downtown is currently in District 7. The downtown area is split between District 7 and District 8.
Correction: April 28, 2012 – Collective art gallery closes, vintage music center set to take its place
An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Beatrice Moore and Tony Zahn as owners of the Indie ArtHouse. Moore and Zahn own the plaza and many other properties on Grand Avenue but are not specifically affiliated with the Indie ArtHouse.
Clarification: April 26, 2012 – Yoga-clothing store to open in Cityscape
An earlier version of this did not state that although Ra-Apparel will specialize in organic clothing, some of its items will not be organic.
Correction: April 23, 2012 – LGBT community marks growth with annual Phoenix Pride Parade and Festival
An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to camera company Lytro as “Lytra” and said it was a video camera company. Lytro sells digital light field cameras.
Clarification: April 18, 2012 – Stick ‘n’ poke tattooing becomes increasingly popular among students
This article has been updated to reflect that Kara Philp’s tattoo of “mi vida loca” does not have a gang affiliation.
Correction: April 17, 2012 – Construction begins on bike boulevard connecting Phoenix to Tempe
An earlier version of this article identified Joseph Perez as a Tempe traffic engineer and owner of The Bicycle Cellar in Tempe. Perez is the city of Phoenix bicycle coordinator and co-owner of The Bicycle Cellar.
Correction: April 17, 2012 – Committee urges permanent dog park
An earlier headline on this article incorrectly stated that the RAA supported a dog park at Hance Park. It has been changed to reflect that the committee only supported a permanent dog park rather than a temporary one, without specifying a location. The story has also been changed to better emphasize that the committee did not support any particular location.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified the landscape architect on the project as Jason Harris, not Jason Harrington.
Retraction: April 5, 2012 – Preservationists hope to save historic Medical Center
At about 8:30 p.m., the Downtown Devil took down an article published April 5 called “Preservationists hope to save historic Medical Center.” The piece inaccurately stated that the Medical Center may be demolished by the end of this year without verification from the owner of the building, Cable ONE.
Correction: April 2, 2012 – Candidates announced in election for next year’s student government
An earlier version of this article had Leighana Moldrem’s name spelled incorrectly.
Correction: March 15, 2012 – Registered dietitians promote profession, increase visibility at Capitol
An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to the Arizona Dietetic Association as the ADA. The correct acronym is AZDA, as ADA stands for American Dietetic Association.
Correction: March 13, 2012 – Candidates announced in election for next year’s student government
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the senator seats for Barrett, the Honors College and the Walter Cronkite School had no applicants after two candidates dropped out due to other obligations. Malcolm Brinkley is running again for his Cronkite School seat.
Retraction: March 7, 2012 – Location suggestion for temporary dog park voted down by Hance Park committee
At about 2:55 p.m., the Downtown Devil took down an article published on March 7 called “Location suggestion for temporary dog park voted down by Hance Park committee.” The piece included a number of errors of fact, including the very impetus for the article. During its Wednesday meeting, the Margaret T. Hance Park Master Plan Steering Committee approved a temporary location for the dog park within the park between Third and Fifth avenues. Our article reflected the conversation about and reaction to the rejection of the First Street area, but the overall outcome of the committee meeting was included incorrectly.
Correction: March 6, 2012 – Downtown church charities survive amid uncertain economic times
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the Grace Lutheran Church is hoping to make a profit this year. It later was clarified that the church only hopes to balance its budget because it is a nonprofit. Also, an earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the church partnered with 10 corporations, not 10 organizations of which only one is not nonprofit.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the food donated to Grace Lutheran’s Wednesday-night meal was from the nonprofit Waste Not, but the meal is grant-funded. Waste Not partners with the church for its summer Heat Respite program. Also, an earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that ASU’s NP Healthcare—Grace clinic was funded by the federal government. The clinic grant is through the Arizona Family Planning Council, a private nonprofit organization.
Correction: March 1, 2012 – Two Humphrey Fellows discuss social media in China, Russia
An earlier version of this article stated Hao Chen’s name as Alex; Alex is Chen’s nickname. It also incorrectly stated Chen was born in Beijing; Chen was born in Shanghai and went to school and worked in Beijing.
Correction: March 1, 2012 – Downtown Phoenix community advocate uses social media as driving force for change
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Sweat traveled south from Dallas to Austin College. Austin College is located in Sherman, Texas, which is approximately 60 miles north of Dallas.
Correction: February 18, 2012 – Lola Coffee midtown location sold; Citzen Espresso Bar opens
An earlier version of the photo caption in this article incorrectly implied that the photo is of Lola Coffee’s old midtown location. The photo is of Lola’s downtown location on Roosevelt Street.
Correction: February 17, 2012 – Places, Spaces and Faces community dinner boasts home-cooked meals, human connections
An earlier version of the photo caption in this article incorrectly said last month’s Places, Spaces and Faces dinner took place at MonOrchid Gallery.
Correction: January 30, 2012 – Winter Chef Series hosts executive chef of Noca in personal cooking lesson
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Travis Timmons as Travis Simmons.
Clarification: January 27, 2012 – County committee approves plan for bike co-op in historic downtown building
An earlier version of this article reported that Vaughn Hillyard, President of ASU Downtown Alive!, said they have discussed discounted student annual fees of approximately $20 to $30 with the Bicycle Cellar. Hillyard clarified that students would pay the $20 to $30 annually, but they are looking into the best way to subsidize the remainder of student membership fees, which would be lower than regular membership. USGD funding is one of the options being considered to pay the remaining membership cost for students.
Also, Joseph Perez was identified in the original story as the City of Phoenix bicycle coordinator and owner of the Bicycle Cellar. However, Perez was attending the meeting solely as a co-owner of the Bicycle Cellar and has asked that his City title be removed from the story.
Correction: January 27, 2012 – County committee approves plan for bike co-op in historic downtown building
An earlier version of this article incorrectly quoted Maricopa County Sustainability Manager Jonce Walker as saying “multi-mobile” rather than “multimodal.”
Correction: December 8, 2011 – A guide to holiday gift-buying in Phoenix
An earlier version of this article stated the address for the boutique shop Butter Toast as 718 N. Fourth Street. The correct address is 908 N. Sixth Street.
Clarification: November 23, 2011 – Eight Occupy Phoenix members arrested during ‘sleep-in’ protest
An earlier version of this article said eight individuals involved with the Occupy Phoenix protest were arrested for participating in a “sleep-in” at Cesar Chavez Plaza. The Phoenix Police Department gave this information to the Downtown Devil Friday, Nov. 18, but on Monday, Nov. 21, clarified that seven people were arrested as part of the “sleep-in” while the eighth person was arrested for possession of marijuana.
Correction: November 16, 2011 – Student government approves funds, committee chairs at last meeting
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the Downtown student government Senate unanimously approved every funding request it received. The final request at the meeting received one nay.
Clarification: November 9, 2011 – Food Truck Fiesta encourages downtown students to buy local
An earlier version of this story implied Short Leash Hot Dogs owns eight food trucks. The Food Truck Friday event, not Short Leash, has expanded since opening to include eight food trucks.
Correction: November 8, 2011 – New ice cream venue opens inside Fair Trade Cafe’s Roosevelt location
An earlier version of this article stated The Sweetness is open Sundays from 2 p.m. until 2 a.m., according to what owner Jesse Robinson initially said and the business Facebook page. The story has been changed to reflect The Sweetness’ business hours Sunday are from 12 p.m to 12 a.m.
Clarification: November 1, 2011 – Local foundation expected to win grant to provide more service dogs for wounded heroes
An earlier version of this article stated that Foundation for Service Dog Support already received the grant award. The foundation finished Albertsons Community Partnership Challenge with the most votes but winners have not officially been announced as of publication time.
Correction: October 17, 2011 – Occupy Phoenix protest draws thousands over weekend; dozens arrested for loitering
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the arrested prosters’ charges were reduced from third degree trespassing to first degree loitering. While the change was reported accurately, the wording of the sentence implied first degree loitering carries a less severe punishment. Third degree trespassing can result in a maximum of 30-days jail time while first degree loitering can result in a maximum of 6 months in jail.
Correction: October 16, 2011 – Music lovers flock to Crescent Ballroom
An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to JD Samson as a man. Samson is a woman.
Correction: October 6, 2011 – Iconic Tom’s Tavern set to reopen after 10 weeks of renovation
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Tom’s Tavern was reopening after eight months of renovation. The false statement was made in both the headline and first paragraph of the story. Tom’s Tavern has been closed for only 10 weeks.
Clarification: October 4, 2011 – Thai Elephant to close because of property, financial problems
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly implied that Downtown Phoenix Partnership President David Roderique is the landlord of Thai Elephant’s renting space. The confusing sentence has been cleaned up to better reflect its actual meaning.
Correction: September 30, 2011 – First Downtown Devil Discussion begins with focus on downtown Phoenix
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the venue of Steve Weiss’ films screenings. Weiss screens his films to the public through No Festival Required. He formerly showed them at FilmBar, but that ended in August.
Correction: September 23, 2011 – Court verdict rejects activist’s appeal citing negative effects of parking lot
An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Sean Sweat as a “capital supply engineer” and stated the parking lot was three quarters of a mile from a light-rail station. It is less than a quarter of a mile away from central station.
Correction: August 29, 2011 – Student government allocates two thirds of remaining budget
An earlier version of this article referred to the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion as the “College of Nutrition and Health Promotion.”
Correction: August 28, 2011 – Hance Park panel, ASU students collaborate on park’s renewal
An earlier version of this article said the Jewish Heritage Center is housed by Hance Park. The Jewish Heritage Center is adjacent to the park, but is not a part of it.
Correction: August 8, 2011 – Senate passes operational budget, salary increases during semester’s first meeting
An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Sen. Zack Lindsay’s name as “Zach Lindsay.”
Correction: July 7, 2011 – High-end Oakville Grocery opens at CityScape
An earlier version of this article inaccurately labeled Rob Haugen as the store manager of the new Oakville Grocery location at CityScape.
Correction: May 25, 2011 – Cronkite School dean named vice provost of campus amid bevy of administrative shuffles
An earlier version of this article inaccurately stated that Craig Thatcher was replacing outgoing College of Nursing and Health Innovation Dean Debra Melnyk.
Clarification: May 20, 2011 – Society of Professional Journalists chapter at ASU lacks student participation, awareness
An earlier version of this article said the president of the SPJ chapter at ASU, journalism senior Mallory Kydd, refused to comment on this story. The article has since been updated to say Kydd was unavailable to be interviewed for this story after the Downtown Devil attempted to contact her through phone calls and emails.
Clarification: May 3, 2011 – Students hope to connect campus, downtown with bike-share program
An earlier version of this article included a paragraph that said Joseph Perez, the City of Phoenix bicycle coordinator, had agreed to put together a funding request that would include support for 20 used bicycles, bicycle maintenance kits and tools and a bicycle repair and maintenance staff salaries if the bicycle-sharing initiative gained support from students at the Downtown campus. The information was provided by Jill Johnson, program manager of Barrett, the Honors College at the Downtown campus, in an email. However, following the publication of the article, Johnson told the Downtown Devil the information she’d relayed regarding Perez had been inaccurate, and the paragraph was removed from the story.
Correction: April 21, 2011 – U-Pass price to increase to $150 for 2011-12
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the Student U-Pass was free during the 2009-2010 academic year. The Student U-Pass was free in 2008-2009 and cost $80 in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011.
Correction: April 11, 2011 – Post office renovation to create student space
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Marcus Jones was a journalism major and that the portion of the post office that will be renovated was owned by ASU. Jones is a public policy and public service major and the building is owned by the City of Phoenix.
Clarification: April 7, 2011 – ASASUD postpones election results announcement
This story has been updated to reflect the announcement made on ASASUD’s website regarding the announcement of election results more accurately. The statement on ASASUD’s website says the results of the student government’s internal discussions will be announced on Friday, April 8, 2011, not necessarily election results themselves.
Correction: April 6, 2011 – Bedbug infestation breaks out in Taylor Place, forces student to temporarily evacuate room
An earlier version of this story inaccurately stated why Korey Kaczur’s mother was in Phoenix on March 27, 2011. Kaczur’s mother did not happen to be in town when the bedbug incident occurred but rather visited her daughter specifically to assist her with the situation.
Correction: March 30, 2011 – Hundreds evacuated from NHI1 building due to gas leak
An earlier version of this story inaccurately reported that the gas leak and subsequent evacuation occurred in the Nursing and Health Innovation II building. The gas leak occurred in the Nursing and Health Innovation I building.
Clarification: March 13, 2011 – Cronkite students report from Dominican Republic on stateless population
An earlier version of this article stated that the Buffett Foundation grant provided funds of around $100,000. Following publication, Cronkite School Associate Dean Kristin Gilger notified the Downtown Devil that the actual amount of the grant was $1 million.
Correction: March 7, 2011 – Student group hosts summit to raise awareness of women’s issues
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly the name of a doctor of nutrition, who was one of the event’s speakers. The name of the doctor is Siri Chand Khalsa, not Siri Chand Kalsa.
Correction: March 7, 2011 – ASASUD approves senator candidate, refuses another
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the title of an ASASUD Executive Board member. Abigail Wischnia is ASASUD’s Arizona Students’ Association Director, not ASU’s Arizona Students’ Association Director.
Clarification: March 3, 2011 – City of Phoenix approves water-rate hike; downtown students may face added fees
This article was updated at 4 p.m. on March 3 to include an official response to the Phoenix water rate increase from Taylor Place management.
Correction: February 9, 2011 – Twitter records show ASASUD president, others tweeted during Senate meeting
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Jose Rios Lua’s last name as “Lua” on second reference. His last name is Rios Lua.
Correction: January 18, 2011 – Downtown hot dog vendor loses local spot
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that nursing sophomore Candace Jackson is a resident of the Taylor Place dormitory. Jackson lives in the downtown Phoenix area but is not a resident of Taylor Place.
Correction: November 14, 2010 – ASU students sprayed with tear gas at neo-Nazi protest
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse was located at North Fourth and West Washington streets, rather than at North Fourth Avenue and West Washington Street. Also, the story stated that protesters gathered at South Eighth and East Jefferson streets, rather than at South Eighth Avenue and East Jefferson Street. The story has been corrected to reflect the actual location of the courthouse and the area where protesters gathered.
Correction: November 8, 2010 – New budget approval stucture discussed for ASASUD
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly the changes that would occur to the ASASUD funding requests process under a proposal that will be put forward by Sen. Michelle Lauer. The proposal would give the Budget Allocations Committee power to approve or deny funding requests under a certain amount equal among student organizations, which this semester would have been $1,380. An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly that student organizations other than Downtown campus recreation and the Programming and Activities Board would only have $1,380 per semester for funding requests under the proposed changes.
Correction: November 2, 2010 – ABC News partners with ASU to cover elections
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly the name of an ABC News anchor. The name of the anchor is George Stephanopoulos, not George Stephanopolous.
Correction: October 26, 2010 – Slideshow: Startup Weekend Phoenix
An earlier version of this article misstated the number of ideas pitched at Startup Weekend Phoenix. Thirty-nine ideas were pitched, not 21.
Correction: October 18, 2010 – Shots heard outside of Cronkite School
An earlier version of this article ran with the headline “Gunshots fired outside of Cronkite School” and stated that gunshots had been fired outside of the Walter Cronkite School. At about 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18, ASU police notified the Downtown Devil that they could not confirm gunshots were fired outside of the Walter Cronkite School, and since then, the headline and parts of the story have been changed to reflect that a gunshot was not definitely fired and that shots were only heard.
Clarification: October 18, 2010 – Students to attend PRSSA National Conference
An earlier version of this article did not accurately reflect the number of students that ended up going on the trip to the PRSSA National Conference in Washington D.C. Originally, the article said 12 students participated in the trip, but following the publication of the article, Matt Culbertson, president of the ASU chapter of PRSSA, notified the Downtown Devil that only eleven students were able to make the trip after one student had to cancel “at the absolute last minute.”
Correction: October 15, 2010 – Movie Review: Stone
An earlier version of this article misstated the name of the director of “Stone.” The film was directed by John Curran, not Robert Curran.
Correction: September 13, 2010 – ASASUD appoints Judiciary Board member
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly the name of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College as the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education.
Correction: April 15, 2010 – Vasquez speaks on the Blaze 1330 AM
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly the Blaze radio station’s name. It’s the Blaze 1330 AM, not the Blaze 1260 AM.
Correction: March 26, 2010 – ASASUD announces 2010-11 candidates
An earlier version of this article stated incorrectly Michelle Lauer’s major. Lauer is a public relations major, not a journalism major.