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.
Correction: May 3, 2017: Phoenix Rising: Artists can fight back by teaming up
An earlier version of this story had stated that First Fridays were created early in the creation of Roosevelt Row. The story has been updated to reflect that First Fridays were created before the creation of Roosevelt Row.
Correction: April 26, 2017: Roosevelt neighborhood to celebrate historic preservation
An earlier version of this story included Wednesday as the day the event will take place. It has been corrected and updated to show the event is on Thursday.
Clarification: April 15, 2017: Housing development pushes to quickly secure GPLET
An earlier version of this article stated that DVC has never refused a GPLET to date. It has been changed to state that the DVC has rejected GPLET approval for specific projects before, though it approves the tax incentive as a whole.
Correction: April 14, 2017: City explores location, feedback on Latino cultural center
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly labeled District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski as representative of District 8. It has been corrected to reflect his correct district.
Correction: March 24, 2017: “Not an identity, but rather a circumstance:” Panel aims to dispel stigmas surrounding homelessness
Due to an editing error, Angela Egan was referred to as Angela Hagan. It has been corrected.
Correction: March 20, 2017: Paz Cantina facing uncertain future after truck repossession
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated 2015 as the year Paz Cantina closed. It has been corrected and updated to reflect November 2016, the correct date.
Correction: March 20, 2017: Paz owner vows not to quit as he crowdfunds for new truck
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the year that Paz Cantina closed. It has been corrected and updated to reflect November 2016 the correct date.
Correction: March 13, 2017: Trailblazing black judge honored with scholarship in his name
An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled the name of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU. It has been corrected and updated.
Correction: March 2, 2017: Downtown zoning gets a makeover: Highlights from city council
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Laura Pastor was nominated to be vice mayor during Wednesday’s meeting. It has been updated to show she was elected.
Correction: February 26, 2017: Local businesses encouraged to bid for contract work with the city
Due to an editing oversight, an earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to Kimber Lanning with the incorrect pronoun of “he.” It has been corrected.
An earlier version of this story’s photo caption also incorrectly identified the person pictured as a representative of the city. It has been corrected.
Correction: February 24, 2017: City subcommittee approves Request for Proposals for 2 vacant lots
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the meeting was on Thursday. It has been updated to show the meeting was on Tuesday.
Clarification: February 23, 2017: Amid funding loss fears, AZ Humanities hosts Miranda v. Arizona discussion
An earlier version of this story cited AZ Humanities’ 2017 fiscal year budget with a link to the 2017 fiscal year draft budget. The story has been updated to indicate the information is from the draft budget.
Correction: February 22, 2017: Circles developer files demolition permits
An earlier version of the story stated Jordan Rose, a representative of the developers, said they had reopened negotiations with the city. She later clarified they are not in negotiations. The city has only requested additional information to continue fact checking. The story has been updated to reflect this.
Correction: February 20, 2017: Third Annual PHX Startup Week kicks off in downtown
An earlier version of the story incorrectly stated this year’s program would include a majority of female speakers. It actually will include a majority of both female and minority speakers. The story has been updated to reflect this.
Correction: February 17, 2017: First ‘Downtown Pedal Around’ will encourage cyclists to explore downtown
An earlier version of this story included the incorrect date for the March event. It has been updated with the correct date.
Clarification: February 8, 2017: Possible desegregation fund cuts could cost schools millions
An earlier version of the story stated the bill was to go through the Arizona House of Representatives and then through the state Senate. The bill will actually go to the Senate first and then to the Arizona House of Representatives.
Correction: January 31, 2017: Video: Shining Soul uses poetry, hip-hop to celebrate Native American Heritage Month
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Suzanne Sosnowski attended a reservation herself. It has been updated to reflect that she was referring to visits made by her friends, rather than firsthand experience.
Clarification: January 29, 2017: Phoenix Rising: Biking toward a better future (hopefully)
An earlier version of the story stated there were eight separated bike lanes in Downtown Phoenix. These bike lanes are technically on-street bike lanes according to the definitions provided by the Federal Highway Administration, which defines separated bike lanes as being physically separated from motor vehicle traffic with a vertical element.
Clarification: January 27, 2017: GPLET reform bill moves forward in house
An earlier version of this story left out the full vote of the bill. It has been included to include the committee member who left the session early and the one who abstained.
Correction: January 20, 2017: From Buenos Aires to Phoenix: Ed the Hotdogger’s life of love, business and sausage
An earlier version of this story mistakenly identified the Haraminas’ car as a Volvo instead of a Volkswagen. The story has been updated with this change.
Correction: January 17, 2017: Thousands attend PBS launch event for 24-hour children’s network
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated 9,100 people attended the event. While 9,100 people registered to attend the event, the actual turnout was less than that.
Correction: January, 17, 2017: Thousands join in MLK Day march through downtown Phoenix
An earlier version of this story misidentified the starting point of the march as Pilgrim West Baptist Church. It has been updated.
Clarification: January 17, 2017: Winter 2016 business openings and closings
An earlier version of this story did not specify that Palabras Libreria was previously open as an event space and small bookstore prior to its expansion. It has been updated to include this.
Corrections and clarification: January 10, 2017: Native American advocacy group hosts panel on aftermath of Standing Rock protests
An earlier version of this story misidentified the gender of Billie Fidlin. She is female, and the story has been updated to reflect this.
An earlier version of this story also inaccurately contextualized a quote from Stephanie Big Crow about international pressure. The story has been updated to reflect that this was in reference to the U.S. not initially signing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
An earlier version of this story also included a photo caption with the incorrect spelling of Natali Segovia’s name. It has been updated.
Correction: December 9, 2016: DIY ‘country club” brings golf to downtown vacant lot
An earlier version of this story misstated the depth of the indents that make up the golf holes. They are roughly 1/4-inch indents, not 2-inch indents.
Correction: November 22, 2016: Local First Arizona panel discusses historic preservation and Phoenix’s “tear down culture”
An earlier version of this story referred to the title of the event as For(u)m. It has been updated with the correct, full title.
Correction: November 18, 2016: Prospective Woodlands Arts Center one step closer to approval
An earlier version of this story stated the Legislative Governmental Mall Commission approved the site for rezoning, but rezoning is not in the commission’s power. Instead, the commission has approved the development plans, which will go to City Council for rezoning approval. The story has been updated to reflect this.
Correction: November 16, 2016: Heard Museum honors Native American Veterans with fifth annual Sunset Tribute
An earlier version of this story said this was the fourth official tribute event. The story has been updated to show it is the fifth annual tribute.
Correction: November 10, 2016: We Stand United PHX gathering brought together 100 people amid election fears
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story misidentified Cellist Ruth Wenger as Ruth Wagner. The story has been updated and corrected.
Clarification: November 8, 2016: Lone protester has spent 8 years painting to protest Arpaio
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story implied that the city has tried to prevent McElwain from protesting with multiple signs. It has been restructured and updated to show that the act of hanging signs on public property, such as traffic lights, is what the city has tried to ban.
Correction: November 3, 2016: Alley Activation program to get one-year trial
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Steve Dreiseszun would urge the city to move more slowly with alley activation. His statement was regarding alley abandonment, not activation. The story has been updated to reflect this.
Correction: November 2, 2016: Police, community leaders discuss race and religion
Due to a reporting error based off the Facebook event for the town hall, an earlier version of this story misattributed Commander Walls’ comments to Peoria Chief of Police Roy Minter. Minter was not present at the event, and the story has been updated to reflect Walls’ comments.
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story misidentified Arizona Town Hall as the sponsor of the event. While the event was promoted as an Arizona Townhall, the nonprofit Arizona Town Hall was not involved with the event. The story has been updated to reflect this.
Clarification: November 1, 2016: Chatterbox storytellers reveal secrets with ‘Skeletons in the Closet’
An earlier version of this story failed to specify that Chatterbox storytellers would be performing at the Arizona State Fair at both 6 and 8 p.m. It has been updated.
Clarification: October 26, 2016: Nonprofit PRIDE provides affordable housing, job training
An earlier version of this story failed to specify that the job training provided by PRIDE is for public housing residents at a Phoenix Public Housing property and not a PRIDE board property. It has been updated to be more specific.
Correction: October 26, 2016: METROnome: Hinds is hot, but The Gooch Palms are hotter
An earlier version of this story included an incorrect photo caption stating it depicted a member of Hinds. It has been updated to correctly show it depicts a member of The Gooch Palms.
Correction: October 25, 2016: First PHX Zine Fest helps bring DIY community into the mainstream
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated this was the first central event for zinesters in Arizona. While this was the first PHX Zine Fest, there have been other zine events in the state. The story has been updated to omit our initial incorrect statement.
Correction: October 21, 2016: Former Guitar Hero executive talks tech investment with local entrepreneurs
An earlier version of this story misquoted Armando Viteri, saying “greed in management” was one of the reasons Phoenix lags behind other tech hubs for startup investment. It has been corrected to reflect Viteri’s actual comments about “green management.”
Retraction: October 21, 2016: Four Chambers will release its fourth issue including longer works for the first time
At about 12:00 a.m., the Downtown Devil took down an article published October 20 called “Four Chambers will release its fourth issue including longer works for the first time.” The piece inaccurately stated that the next edition of the journal would feature novel and creative nonfiction writing.
Clarification: October 19, 2016: USGD legislation goes unsigned
A previous version of this story incorrectly contextualized a quote from Smith as referring to signing legislation. It has been updated to show its reference to the application of changes made by previous bills into the bylaws.
Corrections: October 19, 2016: USGD legislation goes unsigned
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that USGD legislation was not made public. It has been updated to reflect the public nature of the legislation.
An earlier version of this story also incorrectly stated that there would be an emergency meeting on Friday to pass five bills. It has been updated to show that the meeting on Oct. 21 is a regularly scheduled meeting.
This story also initially incorrectly stated that Senate Bills 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10 would all be signed and approved Oct. 21. It has been updated to show that voided bills 1, 2, and 3 will be signed and approved as bills 8, 9 and 10.
Correction: October 15, 2016: Local man speed walks 10K to raise money for nonprofit at DeSoto Market
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story included an incorrect spelling of Wyss’ name.
Corrections: October 14, 2016: Shade Projects curator organizes new shows, shares love of art with community
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Royse is responsible for three galleries. The third gallery mentioned, the satellite Shade West Gallery at the Renaissance Hotel downtown is no longer in use due to construction.
An earlier version of this story also stated Royse started the Shade Projects. It has been updated to show Wayne Rainey as the founder, with Royse as the curator and facilitator.
An earlier version of this story stated Royse worked in real estate and property tax for five years. It has been updated to reflect the actual length of time she worked in these fields.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Royse’s children were born in California. They were born in Phoenix.
Correction: October 12, 2016: Eighth annual Poefest celebrates spooky poet all month
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story included the incorrect spelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s name. It has been updated with the correct spelling.
Correction: October 5, 2016: “Asylum: The Undertaking” mixes dance, pop culture and mental illness
An earlier version this story said that Bobby, Bruce and Joey were film characters. It has been updated to reflect that they are inspired by their respective films and TV shows.
An earlier version this story incorrectly stated that the character Bobby was loosely inspired by the tv show “Hannibal.”
Correction: October 3, 2016: Deconstructed: Political speech in Phoenix
An earlier version of the photo caption in this story misidentified city council members as the group affected by the ordinance change. It has been updated to reflect that city employees are affected.
Correction: October 1, 2016: Enhanced vocational training and alley beautification boosted at downtown-focused panel
Due to a reporting error, an earlier version of this story included an incorrect statement from Debra Stark regarding city measures aimed at reducing development. The statement has been removed.
Correction: September 23, 2016: CO+HOOTS set to open new midtown location
An earlier version of this story misspelled “MidWeek MindTweaks.” It has been updated to reflect the accurate spelling.
Correction: September 21, 2016: Ducey, Crow, superintendents push for all-day kindergarten
An earlier version of this story misidentified Michael Cowan as Michael Corwin. It has been updated with his correct name.
Corrections: September 19, 2016: Eighth annual Park(ing) Day celebrates public space downtown
An earlier version of this story misidentified Stacey Champion as the sponsor of Park(ing) Day. It has been updated to show her correct title as organizer of the event.
An earlier version of this story also had a photo caption that incorrectly associated Midwives Rising with the park shown. It has been updated to show they were not involved.
Correction: September 16, 2016: Enhanced vocational training and alley beautification boosted at downtown-focused panel
An earlier version of this story said that the demolition waiting period was first proposed in a petition started by Stacey Champion. It was not first proposed in that petition. The article has since been updated to reflect that the proposal was publicized by the petition.
Clarification: September 16, 2016: Downtown Angels: College student’s organization helps get homeless back on their feet
An earlier version of this story failed to mention bak⋅pak’s partnership with the nonprofit Shade. It has been updated to show this.
Corrections: September 15, 2016: Downtown Angels: College student’s organization helps get homeless back on their feet
An earlier version of this story misidentified the name of the organization, and has since been updated.
An earlier version of the story also stated the incorrect date when the organization began, and has been updated to reflect the correct date.
Correction: September 14, 2016: Neighborhood associations protest alley abandonment
An earlier version of this story misidentified Hines Real Estate as the owners of the property. It has been updated to reflect the company’s status in its due diligence period.
Clarification: September 14, 2016: Neighborhood associations protest alley abandonment
The photo used for this story is a general alleyway photo, and does not depict the alley on Central Avenue and Fillmore Street.
Correction: September 13, 2016: American Herstory brings the female side of history to life
An earlier version of the story quoted Pina as talking about a “French festival.” It has been correctly updated to “fringe festival.”
Correction: September 5, 2016: The Trunk Space finds new life as a pop-up venue, looks to the future
Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story misidentified Steph Carrico as male. It has been updated with the correction.
Clarification: September 3, 2016: Giuliani at local symposium: Obama’s policies to blame for inaction on Iran
An earlier version of this story misquoted Gen. Shelton as talking about the Obama administration. It has been updated to reflect his quote about Obama’s policy.
Correction: September 1, 2016: Block 23 high-rise and grocery store proposal heads to city council for final vote
A previous version of this story said the proposal was approved by city council. It has been updated to show the proposal’s approval by the Downtown, Aviation, Economy, and Innovation subcommittee.
Correction: August 30, 2016: City council discusses drones, light rail and more over summer
A previous version of this story misstated the one-way traffic directions of Third and Fifth avenues. It has been updated to show their correct directions.
Clarification: August 29, 2016: Senator Jeff Flake weighs in on presidential election
A previous version of this story identified Megan Fisk using her position with the Center for the Future of Arizona. Fisk was not attending the event in the capacity of her position with the Center.
Clarification: August 10, 2016: Circles developer doubles down on tax break despite city and community opposition
An earlier version of this story reported that Empire Group circulated its own petition. Terry Stewart wrote the petition independent of the company.
Correction: May 26, 2016: Phoenix realtor uses dance, arts to appeal to homebuyers
A previous version of this story misidentified the location of the house featured in the photo; it has been updated to reflect the correct location.
A previous version of this story also misidentified the Arcadia Ingleside neighborhood as a historic district, which it is not.
Correction: May 5, 2016: Phoenix Trolley Museum looks into new locations in downtown Phoenix, Glendale
A previous version of this story incorrectly titled Robert Graham as the president of the Phoenix Trolley Museum board. It has been updated to be more accurately summarize his position.
The previous version also stated there was no room in the potential Grand Avenue location to run a street car. There is room, just not directly on site.
The story also stated there was several hundred feet of track at the potential Warehouse District location. There is no track there currently, and it would have to be laid down.
The earlier version also incorrectly stated the name of the Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park. It has been updated to reflect the correct title. It was also clarified that the park is on the border of Glendale and north Phoenix.
The story also stated that costs would be lower overall for the Phoenix Trolley Museum at the potential Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park location. While the land cost is lower, but the museum would have to build all the facilities.
Language in the story has been changed to make it clear the Phoenix Trolley Museum is still identifying potential new locations.
Clarification: April 21, 2016: Union Market retail concept comes to Phoenix business district
An earlier version of this story did not make clear in the photo caption that the bank displayed in the image is not the U.S. Bank Center building. The caption has been updated for clarity.
Correction: April 19, 2016: Four Chambers and eye lounge continue ‘In Sight’ collaboration with live reading
A previous version of this story stated Changing Hands Bookstore was in downtown Phoenix. Changing Hands is north of downtown Phoenix, and the story has been updated to reflect its actual location.
Correction: March 16, 2016: Bernie Sanders supporters descend on convention center for rally
Because of an oversight in plug-ins installed on a browser used to edit a previous version of this story, Donald Trump’s last name was unintentionally replaced with “Drumpf.” The story has been updated to reflect his correct last name.
Clarification: March 1, 2016: Thousands of recently-released photos document Phoenix history
An earlier version of this story reported that the photos were a part of the Dorothy McLaughlin collection. The story has been updated to reflect the full name of the collection.
Correction: Feb. 4, 2016: ‘Screaming Hand’ brings artists and skateboarders together for one night
An earlier version of this story misstated the year and title of Amy Young’s older skateboard art show was. It was called “Deck,” not “Hit the Deck,” and happened in 2006, not 2013.
Correction: Jan. 25, 2016: Curtain Critic: Experimental music and theater converge in one-night exclusive ‘open rehearsal’
An earlier version of this story misidentified the performer Kerin Martinez.
Correction: Dec. 4, 2015: Candlelight vigil honors those who died from HIV/AIDS
A previous version of this story stated the Red Brunch gala would take place on Dec. 5 downtown. The event will be held in Scottsdale on Dec. 6.
Clarification: Dec. 4, 2015: CO+HOOTS co-working space to expand to midtown Phoenix in 2016
Due to an error during the editing process, a previous version of this article said Jenny Poon was the co-founder of CO+HOOTs. She is the sole founder.
Correction: Dec. 4, 2015: RISE! poetry and arts event aims to celebrate and showcase Phoenix’s diverse artists
An editing error incorrectly labeled the Adopt-A-Family program the Rise! event supports as belonging to Salvation Army. It is at Phoenix College.
Correction: Dec. 4, 2015: Unanimous City Council vote preps Sheraton for sale
A previous version of this story stated District 6 councilman Sal DiCiccio did not vote on the amendment because he was not present at the meeting. He voted on the amendment despite his absence.
Correction: Dec. 2, 2015: Candlelight vigil honors those who died from HIV/AIDS
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Mayor Greg Stanton spoke at the event. Stanton was scheduled to speak, but could not make the event.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that candles were available for sale. The candles were free of charge, but donations to Aunt Rita’s Foundation were accepted.
Correction: November 16, 2015: Recording studio owner Parish Carter works to make hip-hop artists feel at home
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Roscoe Dash was from Phoenix. He is from Arkansas.
Correction: November 11, 2015: Downtown Phoenix campus joins ASU Homecoming festivities by hosting dance
A previous version of this article referred to the homecoming dance as the City of Lights Dance. It has now been corrected to the ‘Golden Gala’ homecoming dance.
Correction: November 2, 2015: Heard Museum showcases Frida Kahlo’s life, art and family through her private photographs
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified a source. The curator quoted in the story is Janet Cantley, not Jaclyn Roessel.
Correction: October 27, 2015: Former Bloomberg News editor emphasizes preparation in business reporting
A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled Molly Kissler’s name.
Correction: October 7, 2015: Harrison Fjord remains humble before a Thursday gig at Crescent Ballroom
A previous version of this article listed Alpin Hong as part of the band’s management team. He is actually a mentor to the band.
Correction: September 28, 2015: Subcommittee debates merits of investing in municipal ID
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that a motion to determine more specific costs associated with the creation of municipal ID cards passed with a tie vote. The motion did not pass. During the meeting, District 4 Councilwoman Laura Pastor, the subcommittee chair, announced that the motion passed, but city staff later reached out to Downtown Devil with the correction.
Correction: September 15, 2015:Chartreuse gallery adds a splash of color to Grand Avenue’s expanding arts scene
A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled Marshall Shore’s name. It’s Shore, not Shores.
Correction: September 9, 2015: Litter boxes and lattes: Cat café could open downtown as soon as 2016
A previous version of this article incorrectly said cats will “roam freely around the restaurant.” The cats will actually be in a separate room that customers can enter.
Correction: September 3, 2015: Burn expert: Experimental new skin-spray treatment a ‘game-changer’ in healing burns
The original version of this story stated that the event occurred on Thursday night. The Mini Med School event occurred on Wednesday night.
Correction: August 27, 2015: Four Chambers Press magazine writes on after exceeding $5,000 crowdfunding goal
The original version of this article misstated the number of submissions Four Chambers’ third issue received and will publish. The magazine received around 1,800, not 60 submissions, for its third issue, and 73 of which, not 20, will be published. The original numbers reflected the submissions and publications for the special “Welcome Home” issue.
The article has also been updated to clarify that Four Chambers is not a not-for-profit organization
Correction: August 24, 2015: A new park opens up between Valley Youth Theatre and ASU’s Taylor Place dormitories
A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to Downtown Voices Coalition as Downtown Phoenix Voices.
Correction: April 24, 2015: Budget cuts to Arizona arts commission impact arts organizations, small and large
A previous version of this story misstated the mission of the Arizona Citizen for the Arts organization. The group advocates for the arts in public policy; it does not serve as the public relations agency for the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
Correction: April 24, 2015: Valley Bar to bring live music, hot dogs and parlor games to Central Avenue
A previous version of this story incorrectly said there were open interviews to fill positions this coming Tuesday and Wednesday. The interviews have already passed. The sentence about the interviews has been removed to reflect Valley Bar’s hiring situation.
Corrections: April 14, 2015: La Frontera Arizona’s EMPACT-SPC hosts annual Take Back the Night event
A previous version of this story incorrectly named one of the speakers as “Shilo Ashley.” Her name is Shiloh Ashley.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Ashley’s rapists as a friend and a family friend. She did not consider either to be friends at any time.
Correction: March 26, 2015: Despite local reaction, demolition of downtown spots is cyclical, community leaders say
This article has been amended to show the correct intersection of the Roosevelt Commons apartments.
Clarification: March 24, 2015: Phoenix welcomes Canadian investment firm to the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation
The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation is located at Gateway Community College, but is run by Maricopa Corporate College. The headline and photo caption have been updated for clarity.
Corrections: March 23, 2015: Newest Lawn Gnome show features a variety of comedic performances
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated what “PEP” stands for. It is Phoenix Educational Programming, not Program.
A previous version of this article misquoted co-host Hattie Hayes. The quote did not alter the meaning of Hayes’s quote. It has been updated to reflect the words Hayes actually said.
A previous version of this article misstated the theme of the first show. It was Ants, not Aunts.
A previous version of this article misstated the month when the show began. It was December, not January.
Correction: March 18, 2015: – Tapscott announces unopposed candidacy for USGD president, incumbent not to run
A previous version of this article misspelled Arizona State University President Michael Crow’s name.
Clarification: Feb. 24, 2015: – CO+HOOTS approved for $75,000 grant to expand
This article has been clarified to remove the exact address of a potential CO+HOOTs expansion location.
Correction: Feb. 19, 2015: – GreenHAUS building to be demolished despite community efforts
A previous version of this article previously said Baron Properties confirmed on Tuesday morning that they would move forward with the demolition of the building. The correct date was Wednesday morning.
Correction: Feb. 16, 2015: – METROnome: Local writer’s new poetry album gives heart-wrenching look at bipolar disorder
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified May’s brother. His name is Brian, not Ryan.
Correction: Feb. 12, 2015: – ASU’s #NoFilter event encourages discussion of issues in the black community
A previous version of this article stated the incorrect gender of ASU student Auset Hood due to an editing error.
Correction: Feb. 11, 2015: – Plan to expand and revamp public transport fails to clear city council subcommittee
A previous version of this article stated that the potential sales tax would increase by 0.75 percent. It has been updated to show that the potential tax would have replaced the current transit tax.
Correction: Feb. 2, 2015: – ASU speaker discusses NFL’s nonprofit status
This article previously stated the incorrect revenue of the NFL in 2013. The number should be $6 billion, not $6 million.
Correction: Dec. 16, 2014: – The McDowell Mountain Music Festival lineup was announced: Who is coming to the Valley?
A previous version of this article incorrectly identified the band member of the Haymarket Squares. His name is Marc Oxborrow, not Mark Sunman.
Correction: Dec. 8, 2014: – Artist residency program looks to provide more feedback and dialogue on process and product
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Liz Lerman’s relationship with the residency program.
Correction: Dec. 8, 2014: – Artists channel their creativity into works about television at First Studio gallery
A previous version of this article incorrectly named Richard Bledsoe as the curator of First Studio.
Correction: Dec. 5, 2014: Commuter students face challenges with extended meter hours, ASU lots downtown
A previous version of this article misquoted some words in Corina Tapscott’s quote. The quote did not alter the meaning of Tapscott’s quote. It has been updated to reflect the words Tapscott actually said.
Correction: Dec. 2, 2014: – About 50 people protest at City Hall against police brutality in response to Ferguson unrest
A previous version of this article said Darren Wilson was acquitted. It has been updated to show that he was not indicted.
Clarification: Dec. 1, 2014: – Parking meters continue to cause stress for small businesses in downtown Phoenix
This article has been clarified to show that the future price change for meters is still in the proposal period and has yet to be established.
Correction: Nov. 18, 2014: – Phoenix Art Museum opens annual exhibit showcasing over 100 pieces about the West
A previous version of this story incorrectly spelled the name of Len Chmiel in the photo caption. It has now been corrected to reflect the change.
Correction: Nov. 16, 2014: – Local baker brings passion, experience and doughnuts to restaurant menu development
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Hopkins-Johnson’s created the Welcome Chicken + Donuts menu on her own and helped create menus for other restaurants. It has been updated to accurately reflect her partnership with Michael Babcock to develop the menu and the extent of her work in other restaurants.
Correction: Nov. 12, 2014: – Latino marketing and public relations firm opens new location
A previous version of this article referred to Tania Torres as Tania Marquez. It has been updated to show her name preference.
Correction: October 17, 2014: – ASU civic-action event brings in political candidates to discuss voting and education
A previous version of this article inaccurately explained how Goddard would increase student voting rates. It has since been updated.
Correction: October 16, 2014: – Trio of businesses to open at Treeo
The name of the space was incorrectly stated as Treeo House. The correct name of the space is Treeo. The article has been updated with the correct name.
Fred and Gail Tieken were incorrectly identified as the third tenant at Treeo. The third tenant is FenSource, a recruitment firm. The owner of FenSource is Joe Brklacich. The Tiekens are the first of several artists who will be displaying their art at Treeo in the coming months. The article has been updated to show the correct tenants and reflect the status of the artists.
Stacey Champion was incorrectly stated to have worked in corporate communications before starting Champion PR & Consulting. Prior to starting Champion PR, she created Rogue Green. The article has been updated with Champion’s correct work history.
Ashley Harder was mis-attributed as saying “create innovative concepts for downtown development and help grow and incubate fledgling businesses.” Harder did not say that directly; the statement comes from her company’s website. The article has been updated with the correct attribution.
Correction: October 15, 2014: – Trio of businesses to open at Treeo
Andrea Engelsberg, owner of Annie Boomer Vintage, was identified as Annie Boomer. The article has been updated to show her correct name.
Correction: October 9, 2014: – Graphic designer uses typography and art to enhance public engagement downtown
A previous version of this article gave the incorrect title for DTPHX Engagement Lab. It has been updated to show the correct title.
Correction: October 2, 2014: – Downtown public art project receives 1st-place environmental-excellence award
A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled Kate Timmerman’s name. It has been updated to show the correct spelling.
Correction: September 28, 2014: – A Tailored Place: A journey through the most fashionable vintage shops on Roosevelt Street
The article incorrectly stated the clothing sizes carried by Vox Curvy Couture. The correct sizes are small to 6X.
Correction: September 15, 2014: – Four Chambers Press ‘Flash Your Fiction’ flash mob stages poetry readings on the light rail
This article incorrectly spelled Julia Fleeman’s and Frank Jackson’s name. It has been updated to show the correct spellings.
Correction: September 14, 2014: – Arizona Costume Institute lecture features history of nail polish in political trends
This article has been updated to more accurately represent how many people were in attendance.
Correction: September 4, 2014 – Film in production will portray ’50s Phoenician gambler and restaurant owner Jack Durant
A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to MonOrchid art gallery as a sound stage.
Correction: August 15, 2014: – Congressman Ed Pastor awarded by the American Public Transportation Association
A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to CEO Steve Banta as Brian Tynan in the photo caption.
Correction: June 6, 2014: – Four Chambers Press publication a welcome boost to the downtown Phoenix literary scene
A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the arrival of Jake Friedman to Phoenix. He originally came to Phoenix in 2011, not 2006.
Clarification: April 30, 2014: – Downtown Phoenix experiences increase in women-owned businessess
A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to Dorothy Wolden as president of the Phoenix chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. She is the president-elect.
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.4
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.