Devilishly Healthy: Juicing and blending fad overtaking Phoenix offers real health benefits

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Over the past few months, juicing and blending have become more than just ways to boost your health — they’ve become fads. Fads that just so happen to be very efficient ways to get your health back on track. Read story

Devil's Advocate: The place where I belong, or downtown Phoenix through my eyes

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Assistant Photo Editor Amanda LaCasse has been admiring downtown Phoenix since she was a young girl staring out the window of the soaring Chase Tower. Her love for the city center has only grown as she’s explored the streets in college. Read story

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

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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 Dining: Fair Trade Cafe

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Fair Trade Cafe is a coffee shop with caring owners and a mission to feed the community with organic food and locally roasted coffee. Read story

Local coffee shops compete with Taylor Place Starbucks for student business

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While shopping locally and going green are becoming increasingly popular, are local coffee shops able to draw students away from the conveniently located Taylor Place Starbucks? Four local coffee vendors share their experiences and business models about standing apart from the crowd. Read story

Survival guide: Places for food, shopping and fun while living downtown

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Moving to a new place can be difficult, especially if you don’t know your way around town. The Downtown Devil staff compiled a list of important places to know about while living downtown. While there are plenty of places that didn’t make it onto the list, here a few places to get you started while you get used to your new home. Read story

Local ice cream shop parts ways with Fair Trade Cafe

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Two local businesses — The Sweetness ice cream shop and the Fair Trade Cafe — have parted ways after 11 months of partnering after The Sweetness owner could not meet the financial terms of his lease. Read story

Campus groups host discussion featuring Lattie Coor and senatorial candidates

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Downtown Decides 2012 introduced students and community members to local candidates through a non-partisan discussion with former ASU president Lattie Coor and Senator candidates Augustine Bartning and Katie Hobbs. Read story

Fair Trade Cafe's Civic Space Park location to reopen Monday

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Fair Trade Cafe’s Civic Space Park location will be reopening its doors on Monday after closing during the low traffic months of summer. The cafe will also flaunt new decor, new hours and a sweet new addition: The Sweetness ice cream. Read story

Fair Trade Cafe offers new loyalty system at both locations

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Fair Trade Café implemented a new reward system for both their regulars and new customers with the adoption of a points card. Belly, which started in Chicago, was developed as a platform to stimulate return visits and entice returning customers with varying rewards based on the amount of points they rack up, said David Evan, the Belly card representative for Phoenix. Read story