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Set to open Friday, March 31 at 7 a.m. in the new Canyon Crossroads shopping plaza, the grocery store is about the size of two football fields. Inside, shoppers will find a wine bar, made-to-order sushi station, grilling station, Starbucks, and an apparel section. See list of opening-day festivities, including free food, early-bird gift cards, and raffles.
For five decades, this Korean War vet was a long-haul trucker. At 80, he lost his commercial driver’s license, and therefore, his job. Before long he was sleeping in his pickup truck. Then a local vets group stepped in.
Think of it as Coachella in New River, with 14 bands over two days. OK, maybe a little more innocent and you might not know the bands by name, and most of the band members are kids... but that shouldn’t stop the music-loving hoards from descending on the Roadrunner Restaurant and Saloon for this high-energy outdoor rock show. Monday, April 3 & Tuesday, April 4, 6–9 p.m. (or maybe 10 p.m.)
Joey Hudy was in 8th grade when he demonstrated his science project — an air cannon that shot marshmallows — to President Obama at the White House. At 16, he was Intel’s youngest intern. The former Anthem resident is 20 now, and he’s been diagnosed with schizophrenia.
By adding 222 people per day in 2016, Maricopa County just booted Harris County, Texas, as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today.
Last year, the Arizona Department of Public Safety got some 1,600 calls about wrong-way drivers. In the first six months of the year, 14 of the 840 instances resulted in deaths or serious injuries. So why not install spikes? Today, ADOT explained why not.
Tight supplies of affordable homes helped propel the median home price in the Western U.S. to $339,900 in February, up 9.6 percent from February 2016, according to an analysis released today by the National Association of Realtors.
Pulte has framed up the first houses in the Circle Mountain section of Anthem after storms delayed the planned opening of model homes. The first models are expected to be open by mid-May, with the first homes delivered to customers by the end of the year.
Among the half-dozen balloons over Anthem this morning, one slipped into a swale on Daisy Mountain and seemed to disappear for a few moments, before rising and resuming its westward...
As experts predicted, it's been a great spring for wildflowers (and a lousy one for allergy sufferers). If you're cooped in avoiding the pollen, at least you can enjoy some...
Think villa-style living in a neighborhood with single-family and small multi-family residences—all for lease. The Casitas at Tramonto, a 138-unit gated community, will join the master-planned community of Tramonto on a 10.6-acre site across from Home Depot at the northeast corner of 33rd Lane and North Valley Parkway.