From a 25-year career as a 911 operator for the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Anna Baum has started a new career as a small-business operator that’s a kind of UberEats for pets.
As businesses on Main Street in downtown Mesa have come and gone in the last decade, Il Vinaio restaurant has been among the few that have withstood the test of time.
As the wedding industry emerges from its pandemic slump, businesses and betrothed alike are reinventing ceremonies and celebrations to a large extent.
Founded in Alabama in 1999, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants has grown to one of the largest chains of burger-milkshake slingers in the country.
Chief Technology Officer Derek Jackson and CEO Jeff Gottfurcht merged forces to create a safer technological world by founding the Mesa-based app Cyber Dive.
Kailey Foxcroft and Brandon Douglas may not agree on the best ice cream-doughnut sandwich flavor, but they agree that customers are the best part of co-owning Mesa’s Novel Ice Cream.
Leo Chavez was working in a university’s finance office when his father, Edward T. Chavez, fell ill. He leaned over from his chair and said he wished his son would do something he loved.
Jon Przybyl brought bread and baked goods to downtown Mesa and now he has brought a concept that helps people just like him – local vendors who make unique products.
NexMetro Communities, a Valley developer of luxury leased-home neighborhoods, is bringing its innovative approach to single-family rental homes with a new community in Mesa.
A Northeast Mesa fitness studio is ready to help people who want to lose the weight they might have gained during the pandemic’s stay-at-home season.
Flowers are shipped from around the world to Crismon’s Flowers in downtown Mesa – and co-owner Steven Menlove said South American drug cartels invented ways to keep them fresher longer.
Kimhak Em and fiancée Eugenia Tai opened Pair Cupworks inside of Cider Corps in Downtown Mesa in February 2020 – weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
A crowd-funding real estate investment company is offering people a chance to get in on the purchase of a 20-unit apartment building at 407 Williams Road in Mesa.
Jordan White and Phillip Schafer may have traded the adrenaline rush of working as nurses on a life-flight helicopter ambulance for the somewhat staid life of aestheticians, but there is one thing they’ve taken with them to their new Mesa practice.
When the pandemic hit, leading to closures of restaurants and then reopenings with tight restrictions, it was hard enough for established restaurants who built up loyal customers over years.
As if low inventory wasn’t exerting enough pressure on home prices, two new trends are apparently adding to the surge – particularly for new houses.
In just the past few weeks, developers have unveiled plans for 2,050 new homes in the Southeast Valley, with 350 of them in Mesa and the rest in a mammoth Fulton Homes planned community in Queen Creek.
Orvid and Maria Fernana Cutler opened their Venezuelan restaurant six months ago in downtown Mesa, but the Gilbert couple have been rolling with their dishes for a lot longer than that.
East Mesa residents who are hoping to catch a ride to downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale in one of those odd-looking white Chrysler minivans or Jaguar sedans with no one behind the wheel will have to keep waiting.
Mesa City Council members are just as fed up with fireworks as many residents who complained over the New Year’s Day weekend about explosions all night long, lousy air quality with smoke lingering over neighbors.
The COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns have hurt shopping malls across the country, but executives with Macerich see some small signs of improvement heading into 2021.
Sweet Moments Company is cooking up ways for people to gather virtually and learn how to prepare everything from gourmet meals to decadent desserts – all from the comfort of their own homes.
For those looking to enjoy time outdoors, geocaching is an option for you and Visit Mesa has launched the new Fresh Foodie Trail GeoTour to promote East Valley agritourism attractions.
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Jon Carr is everybody’s neighbor in Northeast Mesa.