News & Analysis

North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.

Cafe’s Offbeat Architecture Taking Shape

The clever and offbeat interior of Amped Coffee Company in Anthem is taking shape as the owners aim for a late-February opening. The bar/cafe will serve wine, local craft beers and gourmet coffee, plus feature live music on a dedicated indoor stage back by a green room. The progress is best explained in pictures.

Yes, Independents Can Vote in Primary

Independent voters in Anthem, Tramonto, New River and Desert Hills may vote in the Feb. 27 primary for a special election to fill Trent Franks' US Congress seat. Here's how to request a ballot for one of the parties—Republican, Democratic or Green—without actually changing your Independent designation. And all registered voters still have time to request an early ballot by mail.