Whether one is heading to the big game or just about town this week and especially next weekend, there are a few of watchwords to remember, according to Valley public safety and transportation officials: Plan ahead and leave early — well before the scheduled 4:30 p.m. kickoff.
Thousands of football fans and visitors will travel to Glendale on game days for both 2015 Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium, and in and around the Sports and Entertainment District in Glendale.
Feeding Super Bowl visitors a year after New York's restaurant scene did it is a hard act for any city to follow. But for downtown Phoenix, the NFL's big game is a chance to simply score some points as a major culinary player. The city's mission: To simply get the word out that the desert city is a foodie's oasis.
We have a fantastic city, and it is the place my family calls home. As a city, we are facing big challenges in 2015. However, they are challenges we can easily handle if we complete the task of protecting the public first — you and your family. To be effective, I have always believed you should put your goals in writing. You were made many promises by the politicians and city leaders. This year we need to fulfill those promises to make 2015 the year of “Promises Made… Promises Kept.”
‘Medical tourism” often carries international connotations — Americans seeking treatment abroad, for instance, where the cost of procedures for joint implants and pacemakers overseas may be a fraction of what it is in the U.S. But the economics of domestic medical tourism are catching up.
By now, most Ahwatukee homeowners have submitted their payment to the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM) homeowners association and may wonder what, exactly, it is used for. I, to, used to wonder about that but never took the time to contact the office to ask. In fact, I pay two assessments; Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) and ABM, and I have friends in our community that pay three different assessments. Having served on the board for the past several years, this year as president, I hope I can take the guess work out of it for you.
In a 5-4 vote, the Phoenix City Council decided to allow a city pension task force to spend up to $140,000 on consulting services from Segal company, the same group the city used to study possible pension reform in the past.
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is hosting heart health events at the facility, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West, to educate patients experiencing heart problems and their caregivers to manage their illness.
Filling the walls of Jerry and Dorothy Sidwell’s retirement apartment are dozens of celebrity photos — a shrine to Hollywood past. Dorothy flips an album to a picture of herself and middle-aged Elizabeth Taylor. Jerry flips the TV to a mock interview between himself and a fully-haired Bruce Willis.