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In early February, the Phoenix City Council set a date for a special election that will determine the future of the South Central light rail extension. Phoenix voters previously approved the use of city money for the extension in Proposition 104 from 2015. Here's why it's on the ballot...
The City of Phoenix subcommittee in charge of urban planning and economic development moved a swath of decisions Wednesday regarding the rehabilitation of historic properties and street revitalization plans on to the full City Council. Rehabilitating Historic Properties The committee of four voted in favor of granting protection to the warehouse...
The Rundown is a collaboration between Downtown Devil and Blaze Radio that recaps Downtown Devil's weekly coverage of downtown Phoenix. Hosts Daniel Perle and Dylan Simard discuss a judge temporarily halting the recall election against Michael Nowakowski, the last few days before the Phoenix mayoral election, a community meeting on...
Mayoral candidate Kate Gallego held a get out the vote rally on Thursday night at The Churchill as election day looms next Tuesday. Guests mingled and socialized while Gallego prepped for her rally speech. Music like Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love” and Prince’s “1999” played from the overhead speakers in the plaza...
Art collaborative Meow Wolf and developer True North Studio have partnered to bring a hotel and interactive arts venue to downtown Phoenix that will take guests on a colorful and whimsical adventure. The project will include an exhibition area and a music and performance venue, according to a statement. Meow...
The city of Phoenix officially abandoned an alleyway at a Tuesday morning City Hall Hearing, but only with the stipulations that nearby landowners would not lose essential alley access. The alley in question is one of the parcels along Fillmore Street from Fourth to Fifth avenues that landed Councilman Michael...
Two public servants tied up in a variety of downtown controversies were appointed to boards governing city business last week. Emilio Gaynor was appointed to the Planning Commission, which advises the City Council on matters concerning building and improvements to the city. John "Jack" Wilenchik was appointed to the Historic...
The Rundown is a collaboration between Downtown Devil and Blaze Radio that recaps Downtown Devil's weekly coverage of downtown Phoenix. Hosts Daniel Perle and Kara Carlson discuss the controversial appointments made to the Phoenix Board of Adjustment and Historic Preservation Commission this week, affordability of higher education for downtown ASU...
Despite increased scrutiny over their own past legal disputes with the city, both Emilio Gaynor and John "Jack" Wilenchik were appointed to commissions overseeing city business at Wednesday's formal City Council meeting. Gaynor was appointed to the Planning Commission, which advises the council on matters concerning building and improvements to...
Roosevelt Row will welcome Greenwood Brewing this fall as the female-owned and operated brewery brings its pints and brews to downtown Phoenix. The location, which will be Greenwood Brewing’s first permanent brewery, will be located on Fifth Street and Roosevelt, between the already existing Eye Lounge and MADE Boutique. Along...