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News about Phoenix, Arizona (AZ)

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

Via businessfacilities.com Arizona knows that attracting great minds is easy when you give them the tools and support they need to go faster and further than ever before. Arizona is home to a surging ecosystem of global giants, early stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy Millennial talent who are breaking new ground across a wide range of industry growth sectors. What’s more, Arizona offers a robust portfolio of programs and resources supporting

Three Women Brewing Great Arizona Beer

Via phoenixnewtimes.com Leah Huss, co-owner, Huss Brewing 1520 W. Mineral Rd. Tempe, AZ 85283 480-264-7611 www.hussbrewing.com After nearly 15 years co-owning Papago Brewing in Scottsdale (7107 E. McDowell Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257; 480-425-7439; papagobrewing.com), Leah Huss and her husband, Jeff, launched Huss Brewing in 2013. Many regard Papago as one of the pioneers of Arizona’s brewery world. Founded in 2001 as a bottle shop and homebrew supply store, Papago is to beer

Arizona Digital-currency ATMs Help Make Virtual Cash A Reality

Via tucson.com ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are popping up in the Phoenix area. They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs — you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to pop up from Peoria to

ASU Announces International Tech Leader As New Chief Information Officer

Via asunow.asu.edu Arizona State University has selected Lev Gonick, an internationally recognized leader in innovative technology strategies and solutions, to serve as chief information officer (CIO) starting Nov. 1. Gonick will lead the University Technology Office (UTO), responsible for providing technology services and support to ASU’s more than 72,000 on-campus students, 28,000 online students and 15,000 faculty and staff. Gonick will report to Mark Searle, executive vice president and university

Phoenix Doesn't Have Enough Apartments short-term Either

Via azbigmedia.com Despite delivering 22,952 new apartment units from 2011 to 2016, demand vastly exceeded supply by approximately 7,100 units; if based on 2016/17 population estimates which saw Maricopa rank No. 1 in the country in population growth, the deficit rises to approximately 12,000 now and 18,000 by 2020. In fact, if Medium Range Growth Projections are used, a more likely scenario given Maricopa’s status as fastest growing county in the

Phoenix v. Arizona Lawsuit: Roosevelt Row BID Nullified

phoenixnewtimes.com After months of controversy, there’s a ruling in the Phoenix v. Arizona lawsuit over the Roosevelt Row arts district. It nullifies years of work by downtown Phoenix community organizers. On Monday, July 24, Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley ruled in favor of the state. The case stemmed from efforts to create a Roosevelt business improvement district (or BID) that would tax property owners in the Roosevelt Row neighborhood to

ASU Given Nearly $1M To Explore Food Waste Solutions

Via ktar.com PHOENIX — Even if you finish everything on your plate, food in your house may still be getting wasted. Consumers often overbuy resulting in perishable items being thrown out, and food they don’t buy that just sits at a store gets wasted as well. To explore solutions to food waste, Arizona State University is getting nearly $1 million from the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. “In Arizona and

Arizona DOT Strengthens Two Bridges In Phoenix With Composites

Via compositesmanufacturingmagazine.com The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recently announced it has used carbon fiber strips that are “coated and strengthened with a reinforcing polymer” to fix girders on state highway bridges in Phoenix. According to ADOT, one of those bridges is no longer listed as structurally deficient as a result. As ADOT explains, the term “structurally deficient” doesn’t mean a bridge is unsafe to use. It means certain repair

Phoenix Wants To Buy Million-dollar Van For Road Projects

Via abc15.com The City of Phoenix is in the market for a million-dollar vehicle you probably won’t see driven by the rich or the famous. “This is really our most valuable tool,” said Ryan Stevens, a civil engineer with the city. City council will decide Thursday morning whether to approve spending up to $1.15 million on a new ARAN van, short for Automatic Road Analyzer, for the public works and