Scottsdale

Sunset view over canal and downtown Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale Cuts Water Supply to Nearby Suburb

The city claims it has no responsibility to provide water to the unincorporated Maricopa County community.

January 18, 2023 - The Washington Post

Scooter Vigilante Shut Down

A scooter vigilante's activities in Scottsdale were short lived. A local columnist has an ambivalent take on the story.

June 16, 2019 - Arizona Republic

Mesa Arts Center

Arizona Event Venues Don't Seem to Make Fiscal Sense, But City Leaders Say They’re Worth the Losses

Convention and arts centers are costly and lose lots of money, but cities still build and advocate for them.

November 16, 2018 - Arizona Republic

Downtown Phoenix Skyline

In Phoenix, Sustainability Will Be Built by Node

If the desert metropolis wants to survive, it will need a strategy built on something other than a denser, more urban downtown.

December 18, 2017 - Dezeen

Malls Fight Back

Battling against rumors of impending retirement, or even death, at least one owner isn't going down without a fight to make its malls Internet-proof. Stephanie Clifford examines how Glimcher Realty Trust's novel approach is paying dividends.

July 18, 2012 - The New York Times

The Best and Worst Run Cities in Amercia

A new study concludes that encouraging businesses to prosper and create jobs is the most important function of local government.

January 14, 2012 - 24/7 Wall Street

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