Author: J. Seth Anderson

J. Seth Anderson

J. Seth Anderson started writing for DPJ in 2009 and published a book titled "Downtown Phoenix" in January 2012. A Downtown Phoenix enthusiast and resident, Seth wrote about the rich, complex and forgotten history of this city. An eternal optimist, Seth sees Downtown's unlimited potential and fought for urban development. In the summer of 2012, he unexpectedly left Phoenix for love and grad school. The move to him to Salt Lake City where he is, among other things, working on a masters in History. He keeps an eye on Downtown and knows his heart is still in the desert.

Third Places for the Win

December 6, 2011 | By

Downtown advocates bring the TEDxScottsdaleSalon to Levine Machine to discuss the importance of third places and urban placemaking.

Talking Through the Transition

November 18, 2011 | By

Mayor Phil Gordon and Mayor-elect Greg Stanton engaged in a public dialogue about the future of Phoenix.

QTalk Arizona Hosts Fundraiser at FilmBar

September 23, 2011 | By

QTalk Arizona, the state’s only LGBT podcast, is hosting a fundraiser for HIV/AIDS prevention at FilmBar.

What Does Downtown Need?

September 6, 2011 | By

Downtown Phoenix could use a bookstore, dessert restaurant a dog park, vegetarian restaurant and a whiskey bar. At least most of us think so.

Desert ArtLAB Brings LAND Knowledge to Phoenix

August 25, 2011 | By

Desert ArtLAB looks to recactusize Phoenix, as part of a Spring 2012 project.

Grand Avenue Greening

August 15, 2011 | By

Phoenix and Grand Avenue are one of five specific city areas to be part of Partnership for Sustainable Communities, a government program looking to green urban areas.

Valley Of The Sunflowers

August 12, 2011 | By

Valley Of The Sunflowers is made possible by Sean Sweat, Intel and a host of downtowners.

Downtown-centric Discussion with 5 Mayoral Candidates

June 10, 2011 | By

Downtown Voices Coalition hosted a downtown-centric mayoral debate to focus on the issues that matter to downtown residents.

Holding Out for a Hero

May 24, 2011 | By

Downtown Phoenix resident Bryan “BG” Graham left his career to follow his dream to write and publish his own comic book. It is for sale this weekend at Comicon.

Slideluck Potshow comes to Downtown Phoenix

April 20, 2011 | By

The Icehouse in Downtown Phoenix will soon play host to the area’s first Slideluck Potshow.