FROM OCTOBER 2018 ISSUE OF WEST END PHOENIX
STORY BY Andrew Reeves
PHOTOS BY Tyler Anderson
“Whenever they hear a storm is coming they get this feeling in their stomach of pure worry,” says Chiara Padovani, who lives in Rockcliffe-Smythe, a delicate flood plain on the banks of Black Creek. They have reason to worry. Using a zoning loophole, the city has approved the sale of a large plot here to St. Helen’s Meat Packers, which plans to build a storage facility on the green space, impeding the land’s ability to absorb storm water. According to a vocal group of angry residents, outdated regulations shouldn’t trump basic science, or safety.
STORY BY Michael Winters
PHOTOS BY Solana Cain
“The raw onion, a soft, glistening dish of relish, a jolly bundle of eggs. I welcome them into my sphere. If I stay here long enough, I too will become a condiment. And would that be so bad?”
Michael Winter settles into the pre-dawn shift at Vesta feeling heavy loneliness with a side of doom. But his slo-mo odyssey at the classic lunch counter changes everything by sun-up.
Jalani Morgan obtained his credentials with the promise of showing the game with a new view-- a view, I believe, that only a great shooter and avowed fan like Jalani could get-- and here is the result. The photos may pop with an alacrity that belies the Augustness of the affair, but I like to think that it's the softness of summer that allowed him inside: the game relaxing to let itself be seen. These photos are the second in a series that will continue the rest of the major league season. Enjoy. VIEW PART 2 //// VIEW PART 1
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