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A man who lives primarily on the streets of downtown Phoenix holds up his hand to display a ring he found that he's taken to wearing. (Anya Magnuson/DD)
By: Erin Brassey and Erica Shipione Senators unanimously voted Tuesday to set Bill 1283 in motion, which would distribute $5 million from the state general fund to build the first shelter in western Maricopa County.  Lisa Glow, chief executive officer of Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), said Maricopa County has the...
Aaron Schofield, the owner of Luana's Coffee and Beer, opened his coffee shop, restaurant and bar at Third Avenue and McDowell Road. The location was formerly home to Hob Nob's Cafe and Spirits, where Schofield got his start in the coffee business. He started out operating a mobile coffee cart...
Hello downtown Phoenix people! It’s your guide to local happenings and things to do, T.J. Triolo. I’ve got a fresh round of events for you this week now that it’s the beginning of February! This time of year is the perfect time to do things outside, and I’ve got...
By Sara Edwards and Lisa Diethelm The Novel Coronavirus has spread fear and paranoia throughout the Valley after Arizona State University confirmed one case of the virus in a student this past weekend. The virus, also known as 2019-nCoV, is a respiratory illness that was first discovered in Wuhan, Hubei province,...
The Maricopa Association of Governments conducted the 2020 Point-In-Time Count on Tuesday across Maricopa County, including downtown Phoenix. Hundreds of volunteers went to assigned grids, including alleys, parks and washes, to survey the homeless. Surveys took place from early morning until the afternoon. The information gathered locally is to be combined...
Habitat for Humanity celebrated 35 years of building homes in Arizona with Arizona-based clothing company State Forty Eight on Saturday. To celebrate, the organizations are launching a collaborative T-shirt to raise funds for future neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Central City South community. To kick off this anniversary, a team...
As always, downtown Phoenix has changed so much in such a short period of time. Since August, we experienced hyperlocal changes like the introduction of electric scooters to broader ones like Mayor Kate Gallego stepping into her new position. Downtown Devil went through it all, sharing all of the...
Hello downtown Phoenix people! It’s your favorite guide to things happening downtown, T.J. Triolo. I’ve got some presents for you in the form of things to do, unless you’re on the naughty list. Then you would get extra rewards from me in the form of chocolate wrapped in foil...
The 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open Tee-Off Luncheon held at Chase Field on Tuesday marked the start of the company's 2020 golf tournament. Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State; James Fish, the CEO of Waste Management; and Tim Woods, the 2020 tournament chairman, all spoke at the event. The...
The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix campus is working to increase awareness of its monthly Wellness Market in response to a decline in participating vendors and attendance. The Wellness Market is a monthly public market designed to bring together healthy foods, basic free medical services and information on...