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Twin Arrows Trading Post
Twin Arrows Trading Post
The billboards for this classic highway stop have so far survived, but only just. The paint is fading fast and whole sections of plywood are beginning to fall away. An addendum explains the reason...
$5 Million Gilbert Estate is an Entertainer’s Dream
$5 Million Gilbert Estate is an Entertainer’s Dream
Dodgers Star and Two-time All-Star Dodgers outfielder and former Arizona State star Andre Ethier sold his 9,326 square-foot home in Gilbert for $4.9 million in July. The house has five bedrooms, four full-baths and...
Bill Gates Wants To Build A Futuristic Community In Arizona
Bill Gates Wants To Build A Futuristic Community In Arizona
A group associated with a Gates investment company has invested $80 million in a high-tech planned development outside Phoenix. The community in Belmont will be designed around high-speed networks, autonomous vehicles, high-speed digital networks,...
The Best Phoenix Neighborhoods For Trick-or-Treating
The Best Phoenix Neighborhoods For Trick-or-Treating
The best neighborhood in Phoenix little ghouls and goblins to grab candy this Halloween? Maryvale. That’s according to Zillow’s new Trick or Treat Index, which ranks the top cities that offer the best trick-or-treating...
IKEA Announces Second Valley Location
IKEA Announces Second Valley Location
There’s a lot of opinions on IKEA, ranging from love it to hate it, but there’s one thing everyone can agree on – there’s literally *something* for everyone, whether it’s a living room in...
What’s The Deal With Quartzite And Camels?
What’s The Deal With Quartzite And Camels?
QUARTZSITE, Ariz. – When the desert cools this winter … when the burn is gone from the sand and the dry air packs a brisk tang, old Bill Keiser is going to get himself a...
Will Home Sales in The Valley Set a Record in 2017?
Will Home Sales in The Valley Set a Record in 2017?
2017 is shaping up to be one of the best years for home sales in metro Phoenix. Sales aren’t higher than the boom year of 2005 when speculators bought a record number of homes, or the bust year...
Why Do People Paint Citrus Tree Trunks White?
Why Do People Paint Citrus Tree Trunks White?
Excerpt from Valley 101: A Slightly Skewed Guide to Living in Arizona, a collection of Clay Thompson’s columns for The Arizona Republic. (Originally published October 5, 1999.) Q: Why do people paint the trunks...
Suns’ Devin Booker Buys Paradise Valley Home
Suns’ Devin Booker Buys Paradise Valley Home
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has a new Paradise Valley home to head to after a phenomenal 70-point scoring game. He paid $3.25 million for a 5,600-square-foot house near Scottsdale Road and Lincoln Drive...
9 Questions You Might Have as a First-time Homebuyer
9 Questions You Might Have as a First-time Homebuyer
Buying a home can be a daunting experience. Many first-time homebuyers don’t have a reliable road map to follow. So, we’ve pulled together some information that (we think) you’ll find useful. What are home...