Amy Silverman: Is Phoenix Cool?

Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 3:35pm
Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 12:52pm

In recent months we've talked about whether the Valley is a good place for artists and the so-called creative class. We've asked if Phoenix is a malleable, newer place where newcomers can comfortably try to change what they don't like.

But we've avoided the most direct question, one that's pretty relevant to a lot of the population — is Phoenix cool?

Phoenix New Times Managing Editor Amy Silverman wrote the paper's cover story on the Phoenix cool index, and she joins us.