Paradise Valley evaluates pending deliberation of SmokeTree application

For a few hours on Sept. 27, Paradise Valley Town Council discussed and evaluated a Statement of Direction to guide the planning of SmokeTree Resort and Bungalow’s revitalization. Earlier this year, the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported $10 million and new ownership is eying a new chapter […]

Lieberman: we need to elect leaders who will work together to get something done

This city made me who I am. Growing up here, it didn’t matter who your family was or what part of town you lived in. All that mattered was how you acted. I didn’t realize it at the time, but our politicians down at the state house were demonstrating that same attitude. Democrats and Republicans […]

CaZo Dance Theatre presents, Asylum: Serial Killers in time for Halloween

In time for Halloween, CaZo Dance Theatre, which mixes dance, acting and music, will perform Asylum: Serial Killers live. Shows will be performed at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3, in the 3rd Street Theater at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for a […]

The Villas at Cheney Estates application nears final approval

The Villas at Cheney Estates is once again in front of Paradise Valley Town Council as the project is nearing completion of the municipal application process. On Sept. 13, details of the applicant’s request to approve the final plat to develop eight residential lots on 9.6 acres at the northwest corner of Northern Avenue and […]

Ballet Arizona’s “The Sleeping Beauty” meets The Phoenix Symphony

Ballet Arizona presents one of the world’s oldest fairy tales, “The Sleeping Beauty,” with a ballet twist. Fairies, princes and nymphs come to life on stage Oct. 25-28 at Symphony Hall with accompaniment from The Phoenix Symphony, according to a press release. The celebrated classic with a kiss, set to the Phoenix Symphony’s live performance […]

2018 Phoenix Heart Ball Committee hosts addressing luncheon

The theme of the 59th Annual Heart Ball, which supports the American Heart Association, is Driven Hearts. Chairman Carolyn Jackson and her executive team brought the Heart Ball Committee to Mountain Shadows Resort for the annual Addressing Luncheon. The Committee spent the morning stuffing the Heart Ball invitations which were mailed directly following the luncheon. […]

Vision of Paradise Valley General Plan realized through Lincoln Road development focus

As the economic pendulum continues its swing toward commercial prosperity, the Town of Paradise Valley may begin to see the seeds of its General Plan come to fruition. In fall 2012 Paradise Valley voters overwhelmingly approved a General Plan update — a land-use document meant to help guide the decisions of elected leaders — with […]

Paradise Valley sharpens language as new Hillside Development Regulations emerge

Paradise Valley Town Attorney Andrew Miller delivered to the local governing board Thursday, Sept. 13 a formal update to Hillside Development Regulations. The presentation, which was offered at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, served as an outline for Paradise Valley Town Council defining Hillside code definitions, a new pre-application process and defined criteria for […]

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns to Paradise Valley

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns for its 11th biennial walk down the runway. If you’re asking if biennial is correct as opposed to biannual, that word is correct as the event was last held in 2016 and has returned two years later. The fashionable charitable event slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. […]

Doubletree Ranch Road reconstruction project met with resident concern

A number of Paradise Valley residents gathered at Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 12 to express concerns, consternation and confusion surrounding a proposed project set to redefine Doubletree Ranch Road. Town of Paradise Valley officials hosted the community meeting to answer questions and speak to residents about a proposed capital improvement project for Doubletree Ranch Road, […]