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Mesa will use nextdoor.com to better connect its Neighborhood Outreach Office with residents starting in the spring.
Good sushi can be hard to find. Lucky for you, I am sharing my favorite spots for rolls and wasabi in Chandler, Gilbert and Tempe. Whether you are looking a fast fix for a fresh lunch, a date night destination or a place to introduce the kids to chopsticks, Local Lily has you covered.
After many years of curiosity and speculation as to what lies inside the confinements of a Mormon Temple, my guessing has ended. On Jan. 15, being a freelance community columnist, I was invited to participate in the pre-opening tour reserved for the media by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
TAOS, N.M. — To winter sports enthusiasts, Taos is best known for its challenging ski slopes. But this northern New Mexico town has plenty more to offer visitors year-round, on and off the slopes. A hipper little sister of sorts to Santa Fe, Taos is known for its diverse outdoor offerings as well as its funky town square packed full of history, art galleries and Hispanic and Native American culture. Whereas Santa Fe is known for its wealth, Taos is lower-key and tends to attracts a younger, more starving-artist-type crowd. It's a town where new-age nomadic hippies, (referred to locally as "sage monkeys") peacefully coexist with artists, natives, daredevil skiers and even wealthy Texan tourists. Here are five free things to do and see on your next trip to Taos.
Gilbert's Brenna Greco uses success to fuel athletic dreams
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — This Mississippi River city is proud of its barbecue, its fried chicken, its soul food. But the food scene here is often stereotyped because of it.
Looking up at the headshots on the wall, Wanda Manville carefully goes over almost each photo, explaining the dancer’s name, background and where they are now. I suddenly realize that Manville, the 74-year-old owner and director of Tempe Dance Academy, has a genuine personal connection to each of the faces displayed on the wall.
It’s been a great year for the Chandler business community, and for our city as a whole.
DALLAS — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Won or done?
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
Thousands of people are expected to attend this Sunday’s Walk Now for Autism Speaks event to raise funds for the organization while providing more information about an oft-misunderstood disorder.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Looking for the next big hit to come out of Nashville? You might want to watch the city's bustling food scene.
Few neighborhoods in the East Valley are as quiet as the ones Barbara and Rick Tucker live in right now. The again, it makes sense given they happen to be the only people who currently reside in the Eastmark community in Mesa, although that situation will change in the very near future.
Watch as waters flood through a Gilbert neighborhood after severe thunderstorms rolled through the Valley on Sept. 9, 2013.
Rise and shine, Mesa breakfast lovers; you’ll soon have a new place for your first meal of the day.
If you’re a couple of decades old you might remember the Pulliam Family, longtime owners of Arizona’s 123-year-old newspaper. When the family sold the Arizona Republic to Gannett in 2000, there was talk then of the possible loss of loyalty towards readers. “Would a corporation put community service before profits?” Lifelong readers, like myself, have watched with sinking hearts.
According to a police report, a Mesa man set up cameras in his own home to watch young girls undress, and it was the man's own wife who turned him in.
More than 3,000 Chandler High School students shed the doldrums of a short summer and woke up for their first day of school on July 22. It wasn't anything overly unique for the students, all of whom have gone through the pomp-and-circumstance for at least a decade, but that Monday morning kicked off a milestone for Chandler High — the start of its 100th school year.
Some Valley residents, who were victims of flooding from Sunday’s monsoon, have found out their home insurance won’t cover the damage.
People walk in a community march for justice for Trayvon Martin, Monday, July 22, 2013 in Phoenix. Dozens of people participated in a protest march in Phoenix on Monday, calling for federal civil rights charges to be filed against Florida neighborhood watch activist George Zimmerman. A Florida jury acquitted Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Dozens of people participated in a protest march in Phoenix on Monday, calling for federal civil rights charges to be filed against Florida neighborhood watch activist George Zimmerman.
Dennis Farina, a onetime Chicago cop who as a popular character actor played a TV cop on "Law & Order" during his wide-ranging career, has died.