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There was a disc jockey, a pig, and not nearly enough blankets to combat the cold.
Arizona’s economy continues to mend, spurred largely by people buying cars and parts. Newly released figures from the Department of Revenue show retail sales reported to the state in September topped $4.2 billion. That reflects purchases made in August.
HERE: Ahwatukee Rec Center activities Nov. 11
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.”
In the wake of the downturn that launched in 2008, it’s old news by now that the construction industry took a massive hit. Nearly half of those in the construction business were forced to find work elsewhere. Today, even as the housing market — and by default the contracting industry — rejuvenates, reports over the summer showed a weaker pool of skilled labor available to meet the spike in demand for new homes. But you wouldn’t know it by all the new homes that will be available in Ahwatukee!
The smell of grass, the sound of sprinklers and the shade of three large ficus trees have all disappeared from Arthur and Jeananne Pastin’s yard. Instead, barrel cacti, red bird of paradise shrubs and palo verde trees sprout from gray- and brown-flecked granite gravel.
Jeananne Pastin of Mesa surveys her lawn's new xeriscaping. [Amy Gleich/Cronkite News]
The first time I went to the ballet, I couldn’t help but be enchanted. I was a child, and my exotic, much older second cousin was a “real” ballerina, breezing through town in vibrant stage makeup and a beautiful costume as part of a national tour. To top it off, the production was housed in an ornate downtown theater I’d only ever been to on elementary school field trips.
The Phoenix City Council has approved final plans for a development at the southeast corner of Desert Foothills Parkway and Chandler Boulevard.
Rebecca Hall is confidently stepping toward center stage.
Capt. Jonathan Jacobs of the Phoenix Fire Department gives some tips about how to use a grill safely. He recommends inspecting your propane tank and hoses that connect the gas to the grill, keeping the grill in a good area away from any lawn furniture or wooden structures and igniting the grill right away so gas doesn't build up in the grill. If a fire does get out of control, Jacobs said to close the lid first to control the flames and then shut off the gas tank.
The Tempe area’s first location of Conn’s will offer everything from appliances, electronics and computers to furniture, mattresses and lawn and garden equipment. Conn’s has stores in Mesa, Phoenix and Tucson.
"Live in the moment." It's a pat piece of advice we all get at some point in our lives, usually when we're being anxious or obsessive about something we can't control.
Of all the movie villains we've met lately, few are stranger than Delacourt, Jodie Foster's evil, white-blonde, power-suited and power-hungry defense official in "Elysium," the much-awaited but ultimately somewhat disappointing new film from director Neill Blomkamp.
Plans for the community’s annual Red, White and Boom celebration include live bands, activities for the kids, boutique vendors, adult beverage stations, and of course a fireworks show that’s sure to entertain.
A country once identified largely by its strict division of black and white, South Africa has now been a democracy for almost 20 years, and is home to some 50 million people who proudly lay claim to their diversity of ethnicity, culture and 11 official languages. Thus, dubbed “the Rainbow Nation” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, this incredible country has also been declared one of the 17 mega-diverse destinations in the world by Conservation International.
City of Phoenix staff say they haven’t had the resources necessary to enforce the state’s ordinance regarding campaign signs but as candidates are putting them up earlier and earlier it’s something they will revisit.
Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically dead at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled his own new plan Tuesday to expand Medicaid, one that would give Arizona voters the final say.
More than 25 barbecue vendors gather at Salt River Fields for this annual event, which will feature the inaugural Redneck Games. This cornpone competition includes a hub cap hurling challenge, a watermelon seed spitting contest and dead lawn mower races. Live music also plays throughout the day.
In our wi-fi world of planes, trains and automobiles, travel is taken for granted; in days gone by, it was considered a prerequisite for a well-rounded education. It not only broadened the mind, but also deepened one’s experience and knowledge of the world. That vintage wisdom holds true today, making events like the Gilbert Global Village Festival on Saturday a red-letter day.
One of the most novel events of the spring? Arizona Polo Club’s Picnic and Polo Clinic.
A Valley home builder with plans to build a development in Ahwatukee Foothills has just received its fourth consecutive “Homeowners’ Choice Award” from Eliant.
As spring temperatures warm, be ready to increase the irrigation cycle on some watering zones around your house. To make sure your spring-summer garden transition happens easily, complete a thorough irrigation check-up to detect any existing and potential problems — before temperatures rise and timely watering becomes a crisis.
Every year leading up to Easter, on a temporary, five-story, outdoor stage erected near downtown Mesa, the story of the life and mission of Jesus Christ, taken from the Bible, is portrayed in live performance, music and dance.
They come from all parts of the Valley — 475 men, women, teens and children — and spend countless hours in practice and performances during the month leading up to Easter. The goal: presenting to the community the story of the life and mission of Jesus Christ in music, drama and dance.