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Ride the rails at the at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, where you can enjoy Christmas light displays, cups of hot chocolate and a visit with Santa.
The City of Mesa held a grand-opening ceremony for a new facility to house independent seniors in the downtown area.
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
Christmas arrived on Dec. 2 for the Mesa Martin Luther King Jr. committee, as the Mesa City Council voted unanimously to rename 3rd Place — located off Center Street south of University Drive — to Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the downtown corridor.
Valley Metro will hold a collection drive at Tempe Marketplace on Sunday to support teens who need basic supplies.
Tempe officials are expected large crowds and lots of traffic on Saturday, thanks to a big football game at Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium and numerous other public events in the Phoenix suburb.
Nearly a year ago, I hosted the first Downtown Development Summit at the Mesa Arts Center. We invited developers and financiers from Arizona and around the country to come see what downtown Mesa had to offer. We highlighted development opportunities and showcased available properties through downtown and along the light rail corridor.
Trains and holiday traditions go together for several in the East Valley and across the Phoenix metro area.
KENOSHA, Wis. — When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer. Its sense of vitality seemed to drain away, and city leaders set out to find something that would inject life into the brick-storefront downtown while the economy went through a transition.
PHOENIX — When Twitter and Facebook first began to catch fire, so did food trucks. Mobile kitchens in cities like Los Angeles and New York branded themselves, using social media to gain foodie followers. But the gourmet meals-on-wheels trend was slow to hit Phoenix streets.
With tickets on sale Nov. 11, the countdown begins to the New Year’s Eve Block Party on Mill. After a one-year hiatus, the longtime East Valley bash is coming back with a bang and a dash of family-friendly programming.
Landscaping is a large part of curb appeal. And sellers should keep in mind that curb appeal is important to most buyers, a 2013 National Association of Realtors survey found.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
A massive power outage has halted light rail Thursday afternoon, the cause of which is still unknown.
Phoenix transit officials say light rail trains are moving again after a power outage affected the entire line Thursday.
After significant growth over the last decade, the City of Mesa is revamping its transit plan to adapt to what city staff believes will be a large influx of people over the next 30 years.
Tempe’s newest taco shop, Sol Diablo Cantina, is open and ready for business. The new taco beach retreat is located where Boss Hogg’s Saloon use to be at the southwest corner of 5th and College Avenue, right across from the stadium and light rail. The laid back, sustainable, fresh kitchen and cantina features tacos, salsa and burritos as well as a Cabo-inspired 3,500-square-foot cantina and 2,500-square-foot patios. The taco joint opens every day at 11 a.m. and serves up lunch and dinner specials. For the game-day and night-cap crowds, Sol Diablo Cantina features DJs and acoustic music. For more information call 480-219-9102 or visit soldiablocantina.com.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
Authorities say two people suffered critical injuries after a car collided with a light-rail train in Tempe near the Loop 101 freeway.
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Negotiators for striking transit bus drivers in eastern Phoenix suburbs and the national bus company they work for were negotiating Friday as a work stoppage affecting tens of thousands of riders entered its second day.
Tens of thousands of bus riders in Phoenix's sprawling eastern suburbs were left without rides to work Thursday after drivers went on strike in a dispute with the company that just took over operations for the area's regional transit system.
A day after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a METRO Light Rail train, police have identified the victim.