Business & Finance

Legends’ Next Step

Legends’ Next Step

By Nadine Shaalan– Anthem’s oldest restaurant has survived stiff competition, a crippling economic crisis and the wrath of the health department over the last decade, yet Legends Bar & Grill has maintained a warm place in the hearts of many area residents. That’s why, after much debate, the new owners decided to keep the name, […]

By October 17, 2014 Read More →
A Unique Employer in USAA

A Unique Employer in USAA

By Amanda Niemerg– United Services Automobile Association’s growth added over 1,000 jobs to its north Phoenix campus since March 2013, and anticipates completion of the 364,000-square-foot expansion in April 2015. Twenty-five Army officers decided serto insure each other’s automobiles in 1922 in San Antonio, TX, forming a member-owned organization that today is worth more than $25 […]

By September 25, 2014 Read More →
Smile! New Medical Building Planned for Anthem

Smile! New Medical Building Planned for Anthem

By Karen Goveia– Plans to construct a 20,000-square-foot medical building in Anthem are progressing as Anthem Community Council approved the design presented at its July meeting by Wyatt Wood and Gregory Sheppard. Wood and Sheppard, owners of Wood Orthodontics and West Valley Pediatric Dentistry respectively, purchased land at 41930 N. Venture Drive just south of […]

By August 13, 2014 Read More →

Over the Prickett Fence

The True Value of Youth Sports

The True Value of Youth Sports

(Meat-headed jocks, take note.) By Chris Prickett– As anyone who’s played basketball with me can attest, I’m very competitive. What I lack in skills (the list is long), I make up for in hustle… and elbows. In the heat of battle, I’ve been known to sacrifice my long-term health for the sake of saving a […]

By October 18, 2014 Read More →
It’s Fundraising Season

It’s Fundraising Season

How to give without becoming a charity case. By Chris Prickett– I was pitched by a very handsome young Cub Scout in front of Starbucks the other day. While I must admit, I’m a sucker for a good sales pitch, this little guy was really on his A-game. He could have been selling bags of rusty […]

By October 11, 2014 Read More →
The Termite Warranty

The Termite Warranty

It won’t keep freshmen away, but it’s still worth it. By Chris Prickett– Last week, I warned if you haven’t already had them, you will. That’s why, even though I’m an “anti-warranty” kind of guy, I make an iron-clad exception when it comes to termites. There’s a saying in the Arizona real estate industry―“There are […]

By September 27, 2014 Read More →

Local Government

Candidates: ‘I’m No Politician’

Candidates: ‘I’m No Politician’

By Nourie Boraie– “If you elect me, I will make it rain money!” promised Arizona State Treasurer Candidate Jeff DeWitt with a laugh and a nod to the stormy weather that stifled turnout at the night’s candidate meet-and-greet forum. The crowd—a group of about 20—that gathered to listen to candidates for Governor, Attorney General, Secretary […]

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Fyke Elected Board President

Fyke Elected Board President

By In&Out Staff– Tim Fyke was seated for a second term on the Anthem Community Council, representing Parkside, and newly elected Roger Willis began serving his first term representing Country Club. After the two were seated, officers were elected. Holly Matson, former president of the board, moved to elect Fyke as new president by unanimous […]

By April 30, 2014 Read More →
Open Forum with State Candidates

Open Forum with State Candidates

By In&Out Staff– Anthem is the first stop in a series of public gatherings planned for candidates running in the Arizona gubernatorial primary Tuesday, Aug. 26. Candidates for Governor, House District 1 and Senate District 1 have been invited to the open forum. Candidate introductions will be followed by a question-and-answer session, moderated by Holly […]

By April 21, 2014 Read More →

House-garden

Time to Empty (and Maybe Fill) Your Garage

Time to Empty (and Maybe Fill) Your Garage

By Nuri Boraie– Gather your Big Mouth Billy Basses, it’s garage sale season, and four community-wide garage sale dates have been set. This year, Anthem Parkside’s huge garage sale has been split into three full weekends by zone [see map]. Anthem Parkside Community Garage Sale Zone 1 Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28 Zone 2 Saturday […]

By September 18, 2014 Read More →
Wastewater Watch

Wastewater Watch

By In&Out Staff– Anthem Community Council has started a petition that opposes EPCOR’s option to reconsolidate Anthem with the Agua Fria wastewater district. Reconsolidation would significantly increase Anthem’s wastewater rates. Meanwhile, Anthem has agreed to a rate freeze in the event that a decision cannot be made by Dec. 31. The rate freeze will suspend […]

By September 17, 2014 Read More →
Life is for the Birds, Especially in Anthem

Life is for the Birds, Especially in Anthem

By Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher– If email, healthcare, family drama and finances have taken their toll on you, maybe it’s all for the birds. In fact, to combat modern stress, consider taking time to discover how birds enrich life with their physical beauty, their song and their sheer variety as we share our yards […]

By August 31, 2014 Read More →