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Prices for existing homes in much of North Phoenix rose in April while inventory tightened, according to the latest North Phoenix Real Estate Watch, released this week by North Phoenix News and In&Out Magazine. Nationally, the pace of existing home sales in the first three months of 2017 reached a level not seen in a decade, up 5 percent from a year ago, as prices continued to climb.
You may know the W.L. Gore Company for its flagship product: Gore-Tex. You might not be aware of the privately held company’s products for the satellite industry and the military, or the stents and other medical devices manufactured here in North Phoenix. In&Out recently got a partial tour of the facility—partial, because Gore keeps its trade secrets close to the vest, so work areas were off limits.
Sunday’s multi-vehicle collision that stopped southbound I-17 traffic for nearly four hours resulted from an earlier motorcycle crash, The Arizona Department of Public Safety said today in releasing details of the dual crashes.
Update Monday, May 15: Details of the Crash Sequence Released UPDATED 10:29 p.m., May 14 — Southbound lanes of I-17 closed for several hours Sunday afternoon into the evening north…
One of the largest regional Farmers Insurance offices in the country is now open in North Phoenix, bringing 400 new jobs to the area this year and 1,000 over time, the company announced today as part of its grand opening.
David Coleman was always afraid of snakes. “I wouldn’t be on the same block as a snake,” he recalls. “I was scared to death of them.” Then a couple years ago, people started asking if he did snake removal.
A new Anthem business offers smoothies and green tea in a casual environment up front, with light workouts coming to a studio under construction in the back.
After residents expressed opposition to a development, the May 11 County Planning & Zoning Public Hearing for the proposed 11th Avenue and Cloud Road subdivision has been postponed indefinitely. However, new community meetings have been scheduled.
In the space formerly occupied by Pho Saigon Pearl, which relocated a couple doors down in Tramonto Marketplace, Echo Sushi is targeting a late-May or June opening.
A new place to get your daily java or juice fix opened quietly in March on Anthem’s west side. The former lobby inside the Tennessee Grill is now a coffee and smoothie counter. Patrons can sit in the bar, the dining room or at outside tables.
The stage is set for the North Valley’s big spring event: Four free nights of sensational cover bands under the stars. Lay back on blankets with the whole family or get up with that special someone and dance the night away.
The annual seasonal ban on fires in Maricopa County Parks will begin Monday, May 8 — three weeks earlier than usual — due to heightened risk of wildfire. Meanwhile, a temporary ban is already in place for May 2-3.