Sanctuary resort to host Bar Brawl throughout summer

Bar Brawl, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s battle of the bartenders, is returning to jade bar for its fifth year. At 8 p.m. every Sunday from July 14 to Aug. 25, top mixologists from various Valley establishments will battle for the title of Bar Brawl Champion, according to a press release. Sanctuary is […]

ULI Arizona District Council selects Kimball as new chair

Longtime ULI leader Heidi Kimball, senior vice president with Sunbelt Holdings, was selected as the new chair of the Urban Land Institute, Arizona District Council. Serving on a voluntary basis for a two-year term, starting on July 1, Ms. Kimball, a full member of the Urban Land Institute, has been actively involved in ULI since […]

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approves 2020 budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 billion for fiscal year 2020 Monday, June 24. The budget included investments to further position the county as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses, according to a press release. “This fiscally responsible and sustainable budget keeps the tax rate steady for […]

Phoenix native receives Naval Hospital Bremerton’s sailor award

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Raul Haro Jr., assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Branch Health Clinic Everett, was recently selected as Sailor of the Quarter. Keeping the warfighters and their families, past and present, ready and healthy, the Phoenix native was selected for his efforts as part of the Navy’s ready medical force, ensuring military personnel […]

Paradise Valley seventh grader earns high scores on ACT

Seventh grader Bella Delmedico, a 12-year-old resident of Paradise Valley, recently took the ACT and scored in the 90th percentile for the math/quantitative section and in the 95th percentile for verbal/reading section. She was tested through the Duke University Identification Program 2019 talent search. These scores qualified Miss Delmedico for the summer studies at Duke […]

Thirsty Lion heads to Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace in north Phoenix will add Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill later this year on the southwest side of marketplace, marking the 10th restaurant to join shopping center since its $22 million transformation in 2017. “Desert Ridge Marketplace continues to establish itself as the place to be in the North Valley, evidence of […]

Muscular Moving Men gets Nike, BSN Sports sponsorships

Phoenix-based Muscular Moving Men and Storage has garnered the sponsorships of Nike and athletic apparel company BSN Sports. Starting June 7, Muscular Moving Men’s North Phoenix warehouse transformed into an official Nike and BSN Sports Training Facility, where mover-athletes will train to bulk up and bring the highest-quality moves to customers in the Valley and […]

Freaky Friday, The Musical runs June 14-30 at Herberger Theater Center

More than 50 Valley teens will participate in Valley Youth Theatre’s opening of its final production in the theatre company’s 30th season, Disney’s Freaky Friday, The Musical. Premiering on Friday, June 14 at The Herberger Theater Center, the show will run through June 30, according to a press release about the cast and crew including […]

Google to host trainings in Phoenix

Google announced it will be coming to Phoenix Wednesday, June 12 as part of the tech company’s Grow with Google initiative to help create economic opportunity in communities across the country. Google will kickstart this work locally with a free, one-day event at the Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., to help job […]

Transwestern Commercial Services adds Rosie Keller as VP

Transwestern Commercial Services recently announced it has appointed Rosie Keller to serve as senior vice president and asset services leader in Phoenix. With almost 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Ms. Keller will oversee the firm’s 5 million-square-foot portfolio in the Phoenix area, including Marina Heights in Tempe, according to a press release. She […]