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Remembering Fallen Soldiers: Memorial Day Ceremony

Remembering Fallen Soldiers: Memorial Day Ceremony

UPDATE, May 27: Anthem Community Council notes that parking will be limited. “Please carpool or walk if you can, or park in the middle and lower lots or at the Community Center (come across the footbridge),” council said in a Facebook post. “Please leave upper lot spots for our veterans.” A ceremony to commemorate the […]

Posted in: Events, News
Preschool/Kindergarten Adds Classrooms, High-Tech Gym

Preschool/Kindergarten Adds Classrooms, High-Tech Gym

By Karen Goveia — Castle Preschool and Kindergarten plans to add classroom space this fall along with a recreational room featuring a virtual reality floor. A new building will house two additional classrooms and a 2,000-square-foot indoor gym with a rock-climbing wall, ball pit and the virtual reality playground, which makes the floor behave something like […]

Posted in: News, Schools
Music in May: Keeping You Guessing

Music in May: Keeping You Guessing

NineBall keeps the crowd guessing all night long. What will be next… AC/DC? Adele? Pitbull? This genre-less band sees no limits and likes to experiment with new sounds to please everyone in the crowd from senior citizens to teens. The public is welcome. — Caitlin Struchen NineBall 7–9 p.m. Friday, May 26 Community Park Amphitheater 41703 […]

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In&Out Survey Results for Anthem Enhancements

In&Out Survey Results for Anthem Enhancements

In&Out Staff Writers — An informal online survey allowed readers to express preferences for future enhancement ideas in Anthem on a scale of 1 to 5. Shown are the number of respondents who gave an idea a high ranking (4 or 5). The results, from 494 respondents, do not necessarily represent the views of all residents. In […]

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Music in May: Flashback Friday

Music in May: Flashback Friday

The SuperHero band will get you on your feet for a Flashback Friday with high-energy dance favorites from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s while keeping it fresh with today’s hits. The performers exude a contagious passion for each song, having the time of their lives and livening up the night. The public is welcome. — Caitlin […]

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5 Things That’ll Send You Straight To …

5 Things That’ll Send You Straight To …

By Chris Prickett — A very wise friend recently said she believes most of us wake up at some point in our mid-20s, look back on life and say, “What the heck was I thinking?” Then we proceed to be (relatively) decent and responsible human beings who contribute to society. Go to work, raise some kids, maybe […]

Snake Safety 101: Leave ’em Alone

Snake Safety 101: Leave ’em Alone

By Chris Prickett — I’ve never seen “Snakes on a Plane.” Not the movie, and not in real life. I have seen snakes in the wash, snakes by the pool filter, snakes under the garbage bin, and I often see snakes in the road. I think snakes are cool. I also make it a point to leave […]

Rattlesnake Remover Conquers His Own Fear

Rattlesnake Remover Conquers His Own Fear

David Coleman was always afraid of snakes. “I wouldn’t be on the same block as a snake,” he recalls. “I was scared to death of them.” Then a couple years ago, people started asking if he did snake removal. Coleman owns Precise Pest Solutions in Anthem, but he didn’t do snakes. He turned to Mark […]

Posted in: Home & Garden, News
Paradise at the Park: The Daisy Mountain Luau

Paradise at the Park: The Daisy Mountain Luau

Escape to an island getaway at Anthem Community Park. Hosted by the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce, this event is open to the public and includes street-carnival-themed games, an authentic Polynesian dance performance, music from Anthem’s DJ Hybrid Thirty-3, a tiki bar and dinner from Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Que. Daisy Mountain Luau 5–10 p.m., Saturday, May […]

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Now Serving Coffee & Smoothies

Now Serving Coffee & Smoothies

By Karen Goveia — A new place to get your daily java or juice fix opened quietly in March on Anthem’s west side. The former lobby inside the Tennessee Grill is now a coffee and smoothie counter. Patrons can sit in the bar, the dining room or at outside tables. Operated by Tennessee Grill’s Bob […]

New Store Prints T-Shirts While You Wait

New Store Prints T-Shirts While You Wait

UPDATE 5/2/17: The target date for a soft opening has been changed from May 1 to May 8, store owner Chris Yano said today. A new specialty store in Anthem prints custom T-shirts, hats and other apparel on demand. The Tee Shirt Shoppe, which also has a location in Indiana, has thousands of designs, or you […]

Posted in: Business & Finance, News
Technology is Kicking My Butt

Technology is Kicking My Butt

By Chris Prickett— In 1981, I sold fax machine leases to businesses in San Diego. Explaining how a box in their office could miraculously make documents appear at another location was inconceivable to many. I would have had better luck selling magic beans. Nowadays, the fax machine sits on the same dusty shelf as the typewriter […]

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