The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has new owners

The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has new owners driving the business after getting purchased by Stig Investments. According to a press release, Stig Investments, a group of entrepreneur racing enthusiasts and automobile collectors, finalized its purchase of the performance racing school on Monday, May 20. The new owners and FCA US LLC […]

Velocity Retail Group finalizes Banana Republic move to Biltmore area

Banana Republic, a brand of Gap, will occupy a 5,500-square-foot space at the Shops at Town & Country on the southeast corner of Camelback Road and 20th Street. Velocity Retail Group’s Dave Cheatham and Darren Pitts represented the Banana Republic, according to a press release, adding that the landlord, Town and Country Camelback was represented […]

Area Agency on Aging opens new Aging Resource Center

The Area Agency on Aging has opened AGEconnect on 7th, an Aging Resource Center, at 2950 N. 7th Street in Phoenix. Seniors can connect with community resources and services at the multi-purpose building, AGEconnect on 7th, open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, according to a press release. The building, constructed in […]

Olney Gallery presents Translations art by Gori Bautista, Armondo Williams

Olney Gallery will present Translations by artists, Gori Bautista and Armondo Williams to be showcased May 29 through June 26. The exhibit will be closed on Memorial Day, according to the release, inviting the public to also attend the First Friday artist reception scheduled 6-9 p.m., June 7 at Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, […]

Ballet Arizona to receive $30K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Ballet Arizona will receive a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for its annual community outreach performance series, Ballet Under the Stars. According to a press release, more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019 was disbursed to organizations, including […]

Crown Castle partners to revitalize Palma Park, basins

In Phoenix, 80 Crown Castle employees helped clean up Palma Park and the 10th and 11th street basins as part of the company’s Connected by Good community service program. To show support, Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates attended the May 8 initiative and joined employees in their efforts, according to a press release, noting the […]

In all the world, only one: Jim Rose retires from Camelback Inn

Paradise Valley resident, and long time Marriott employee, Jim Rose, has retired from his post as JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa general manager. The Town of Paradise Valley honored Mr. Rose during a May 9 Town Council meeting, awarding him a proclamation. During the commemoration at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, the […]

Cook: Thank you Paradise Valley, neighbors

On the southwest corner of Scottsdale and Jackrabbit sits the Paradise Valley Medical Plaza. There, numerous doctors including many who reside in the Town of Paradise Valley provide services. The import of them was compellingly shared in a recent letter to the Independent by town resident Jim Anton whose doctor helped him with injuries suffered […]

AZCREW to examine medical real estate trends at luncheon

AZCREW — an organization for senior-level executive women in the metro Phoenix commercial real estate field — will examine medical real estate trends. According to a press release, healthcare trends impacting the commercial real estate industry will be discussed at the organization’s May 21 luncheon at the Phoenix Country Club, 2901 N. 7th St. Registration […]

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli welcomes Katharine Myers to the firm

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli announces that Kate Myers has joined the firm’s General Liability and Auto Defense Trial Group. According to a press release, Ms. Myers focuses her practice in the areas of general civil litigation, insurance defense, premises liability and automobile liability defense. Before joining the company, she worked as a law clerk for […]