Al Luzietti: March 28, 1940 — Jan. 12, 2017

Al Luzietti: March 28, 1940 — Jan. 12, 2017

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and a proud Navy veteran, Al loved traveling, New England, lobster, the Patriots, the Red Sox, his 35 year career with Mercedes-Benz, and showing off pics of his grandson. He worked at Fry’s in Anthem from the day it opened. “We treasure hearing from so many people in the community how […]

By January 17, 2017 Read More →
Our Area Needs a Name

Our Area Needs a Name

By Chris Prickett — We are in the midst of an existential crisis. We are who we say we are, but who (or what) the heck are we? By “we,” I’m referring to residents and businesses in the stretch of land along I-17 from Happy Valley to New River. We need a name, an identity, something that […]

By January 15, 2017 Read More →
Real Estate Watch: Weekly Home Sales

Real Estate Watch: Weekly Home Sales

Home sales in 85085, 85086 and 85087, recorded during the prior 7-day period, as reported by the Maricopa County Recorder on Jan. 9. The data is updated weekly. NOTE: This page may not render properly on smartphones. In&Out GraphicData provided by D.L. Jones & Associates

By January 13, 2017 Read More →
An Easy Spaghetti Dish for the Boys

An Easy Spaghetti Dish for the Boys

By Larry Vivola — It’s been more than a year since my sons, Nicky and Raymond, moved out of Villa Vivola. Thankfully, they are only 45 minutes away. My boys live with their buddy, Corey, making them the Three Musketeers of Tempe. I couldn’t be prouder, and I couldn’t be lonelier. I miss cooking for them. I […]

By January 11, 2017 Read More →
Two Senior Care Centers Filling Up

Two Senior Care Centers Filling Up

By Karen Goveia — A pair of large-scale senior-living destinations are poised to reshape a community that, just last year, was named “Best Master Planned Community for Children” into a true multi-generational community. Final touches are wrapping up on Merrill Gardens’ 130,000-square-foot facility off Meridian Drive in Anthem. Its 109 rooms will offer a mix of […]

By January 10, 2017 Read More →
The North Valley Busts Out

The North Valley Busts Out

By Chris Prickett — In days of yore (1999-ish) you could take I-17 from Loop 101 all the way to the obscure outpost called Anthem and see nary a structure. Just cacti and tumbleweeds. I-17 was two lanes, and fender benders brought traffic to a standstill. People down in the Valley referred to Anthem as […]

By January 9, 2017 Read More →
Preventing Burglary: Good Guys vs. Bad Guys

Preventing Burglary: Good Guys vs. Bad Guys

By Robert Roy Britt — The most common crimes in our area are burglaries of cars, garages and homes, said Phoenix Police Officer Tim Mitten. Many are “crimes of opportunity,” meaning the victim made the target accessible. “Most burglars are not going to target someone,” Mitten explained. “They’re looking for something easy, anything unsecure.” Deterrence is key, […]

By January 4, 2017 Read More →
Video Surveillance: Simpler Than You Think

Video Surveillance: Simpler Than You Think

“A home camera security system can be a great deterrent to break-ins,” says Vic Rivas of Internet Visual Surveillance. You can reach Internet Visual Surveillance at 623-237-0146. This article appeared in the January issue of Luminate, an in In&Out Magazine insert.

By January 4, 2017 Read More →
Super Screen Keeps Out Bugs …and Bad Guys

Super Screen Keeps Out Bugs …and Bad Guys

Steel Shield Security Doors owner and Anthem resident Michael Maher knows a thing or two about securing doors and windows. You can reach Steel Shield Security Doors and More at 623-581-3667. This article appeared in the January issue of Luminate, an In&Out Magazine insert.

By January 4, 2017 Read More →
Make Math Fun? Mathnasium Returning to Anthem

Make Math Fun? Mathnasium Returning to Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — A Mathnasium franchise branch is slated to open in March 2017 in the Anthem Crossroads Shopping Center (Fry’s plaza). The learning center will offer math tutoring for K-12 students. The owner of the branch, Sachin Diddee, chose Anthem because of the number schools (and students) in the area. He expects […]

By January 4, 2017 Read More →
Finding a Trainer Who’s ‘Been There’

Finding a Trainer Who’s ‘Been There’

If you’ve struggled to stay fit, you’re not alone. Scott Skinner, owner of SkinSport fitness centers in Anthem and the Biltmore, tells the story of his 60 extra pounds and how he got rid of them, for good. You can reach Skinner at 623-229-8975, online on Facebook. This article appeared in the January issue of Luminate, […]

By January 4, 2017 Read More →
Lennar to Build Unique Home-Within-a-Home at Circle Mountain

Lennar to Build Unique Home-Within-a-Home at Circle Mountain

By Karen Goveia — Model home construction is scheduled to begin in January on Anthem’s last new neighborhood. Anthem Circle Mountain, west of I-17, is slated to open mid-April. Lennar Homes will build on 125 lots; Pulte Homes has 77. Both builders will create a mix of one- and two-story homes ranging from 1,600‒3,500 square feet. […]

By January 3, 2017 Read More →
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