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Spin announced Friday morning that they have installed Spin Hubs, e-scooter charging stations, in downtown Phoenix. Phoenix is the first city in the U.S. to install these Spin Hubs in the public right-of-way. In light of approving the Pilot Program extension in Wednesday’s Formal City Council Meeting, Councilman Michael Nowakowski...
Performers play the trumpet and saxophone at the Nash in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 6, 2018. (Jose Ivan Cazares/DD)
The month of February commemorates the richness and vibrancy of black history and culture, and while Black History Month is nearing its end, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate. Here are just a few in the downtown Phoenix area. 1. Trouble in Mind Presented by The Black Theatre...
City Council approved to extend the E-scooter Pilot Program, keeping the scooters in downtown Phoenix for another six months. The council originally approved the first Pilot Program in the formal meeting on Jun. 26, 2019, with a 9-0 vote. Later in September 2019, Downtown Phoenix Inc. and the Phoenix Community...
Nonprofits Slow Food Phoenix, Blue Watermelon Project and Pinnacle Prevention came together to host a Day at the Capitol for a Healthy Arizona. The organizations served lunch outside the Arizona State Capitol to promote Senate Bill 1206, Beginning Farmers Apprenticeship Program, and Senate Bill 1221, Double Up Food Bucks...
Hello downtown Phoenix people! It is I, T.J. Triolo, everyone’s favorite guide to local events. Or maybe I’m just my own favorite. Anyway, I have some fun things lined up for you to do this week. Plant Nite: Pick Your Cup of Love Succulent Garden Wednesday Feb. 19 6-7:30 p.m. GenuWine Arizona Wine...
Fans from across the Southwest lined up around the Arizona Federal Theatre on Sunday to see Korean pop band Stray Kids perform, highlighting the impact the genre has had on the Valley. Korean pop, also known as K-pop, is a genre of popular music from South Korean artists. K-pop...
iNDIE FILM FEST, held at the FilmBar over the weekend, captured controversial topics from immigration to female sexuality. Festival director Pita Juarez created this festival to encourage film makers to make the film industry more inclusive, she said. In 2016, Juarez and her partner Matty Steinkamp created a film called “You...
Phoenix Chinese Week’s Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary. The festival offers visitors a variety of cultural experiences, with shopping, food, performances and activities for visitors to enjoy. Phoenix Chinese Week’s publicity coordinator, Meng Ansley, spoke with the Downtown Devil about how the festival has changed...
Phoenix Chinese Week’s annual Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary over the weekend. From its former locations at Phoenix’s Chinese Cultural Center and Patriots Square Park to its current location, Margaret T. Hance Park, the festival has undergone a number of changes while striving to retain its...
Hello downtown Phoenix! It’s your favorite guide to what’s happening this week, T.J. Triolo. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I’ve got cute events that’ll give you something to do no matter what your relationship status is. But hey, all you really need on Valentine’s Day is chocolate anyway. Brown...