Tags: Arts & Culture

A Pop of Color Makes the Perfect Backdrop

Posted 10.09.17 by Miranda

If you've been to Downtown Tempe lately, taken a stroll on Mill Avenue or simply scrolled through your Instagram feed, you may have seen this larger than life Adirondack chair, which debuted during Spring Training. The chair was originally painted red to support Tempe's "home team" during Spring Training -- the Los Angeles Angels. 

Tags: Spotlight

How Out-of-Town Visitors Benefit Downtown Tempe and Tempe Residents

Posted 10.03.17 by Miranda

Did you know that millions of out-of-town visitors come to Tempe each year?

Recently, the Tempe Tourism Office released the findings from a comprehensive research project, conducted by Tourism Economics, that details the economic impact of the tourism industry in Tempe. The results of this survey revealed that approximately 3.7 million travelers spend $730 million in Tempe annually. When combining that amount of direct spending with indirect and induced impacts, tourism in Tempe generated $1 billion in total business sales.

Tags: Business

New Business: A Market Off Mill

Posted 09.07.17 by Lori

Shanel Smith has been intrigued by live/work spaces since she first saw them as a child in New York City. When she saw the live/work spaces at the Residences on Farmer (on Farmer Avenue, just north of University Drive), she knew she had found her Tempe home – a home to live in and one in which to start her new work chapter.

Tags: Restaurants & Dining

5 Ways to Make Game Day a Full Day Affair

Posted 08.26.17 by Miranda

Downtown Tempe LOVES to get in the Sun Devil spirit, especially during college football season. One way we tend to show our Sun Devil pride is simply through good eats and quenching drinks. Visitors to Sun Devil Stadium flood Downtown Tempe both before and after the games, popping in and out of restaurants and bars and engaging in some good ole tailgating. Make your Sun Devil football a full day affair and be sure to check out these 5 locations that are unique to Downtown Tempe and your game day experience! 

Tags: Spotlight

5 Ways for ASU Students to Stay Sane This Fall

Posted 08.16.17 by Miranda

It's that time of year again...another academic year and another clean slate for our beloved ASU student population -- this one is for you Sun Devils!