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THE LATEST WORD FROM LENDERS ABOUT SHORT SALES - OR WAS IT? - 02/27/10 08:32 AM
Excellent blog post written by an associate Lenn Harley. Up to the minute information concerning banks and their 'game plan' on short sales. Via Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate: MORE AND MORE SHORT SALE LISTINGS in your market??? SAME HERE. GET USED TO IT! It's going to get worse before it gets better. LIVE AUDIO CONFERENCE - NEW GOV'T SHORT SALE PROGRAM Yesterday, I attended an interesting conference on Short Sales. 1.5 hours of short sale talk presented by speakers from Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Campbell Surveys, Freddie Mac, and two additional information providers. The MD/Northern (3 comments)
Important Health Advice for Professional Real Estate Agents - 02/26/10 07:12 AM
Important Health Advice for Professional Real Estate Agents Do you have feelings of inadequacy? Do you suffer from shyness? Do you sometimes wish you were more assertive?If you answered yes to any of these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about Sauvignon Blanc.Sauvignon Blanc is the safe, natural way to feel better and more confident about yourself and your actions. It can help ease you out of your shyness and let you tell the world that you're ready and willing to do just about anything.You will notice the benefits of Sauvignon Blanc almost immediately and, with a regimen of regular doses, you (59 comments)
Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden Invites You to the Spring Butterfly Luncheon - 02/24/10 01:13 PM
Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden invites you to the Spring Butterfly Luncheon Butterflies gently remind us to slow down and find the joy in nature. The Desert Botanical Garden invites you to celebrate the sights, scents, and sounds of spring at the new Spring Butterfly Luncheon. Different from the March 6 Butterfly Breakfast, the Spring Butterfly Luncheon caters to adults, influsing youthful spirit with grand sophistication. Click here to see the Spring Butterfly Luncheon Menu. Guests will enjoy a delightful buffet-style lunch prepared by Altasta Catering & Event Concepts, ehanced by the delightful sounds of Hot Club of Phoenix, an acoustic quartet, along (6 comments)
Colleagues, NOT Competitors: Meet my friend, Scottsdale Broker Allen D. Henderson - 02/23/10 06:06 PM
Colleagues, NOT Competitors: Meet my friend, Scottsdale Broker Allen D. Henderson In a business as crowded as the real estate industry, it's very tempting - and very human - to freeze up when we meet other agents, brokers, lenders, inspectors, appraisers, etc., ESPECIALLY in a networking setting. There's almost nothing worse than being the 4th or 5th REALTOR® to do an introduction at an event. But there are two lessons to take away from this: This is why it becomes so important to make YOUR 30-second commercial memorable. It's an abundant universe, meaning there's more than enough business for everyone - so (14 comments)
If you're new to ActiveRain or still unclear about what a HUGE benefit it can be for your real estate business, mark your calendar for Friday afternoon, Feb. 26, and make sure to attend this training session from Anna Banana, Broker/Business Development Coach with the Phoenix Property Shoppe. If you're reading this, you are a testimony to the success of blogging. Anymore, blogging is an essential business-building tool, and in the real estate industry, the only place to blog is on ActiveRain. Many agents I meet seem (8 comments)
Thinking of buying a home in the Pointe Tapatio area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Pointe Tapatio home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares (5 comments)
Type: TownhouseAsking price: $600,000Subdivision: Gainey Village CasitasBuilt: 1999Size: 1,437 sq ft; 2 BR, 2 BA *********************
Thinking of buying a home in the Scottsdale area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Scottsdale home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in your (3 comments)
Thinking of buying a home in the Glendale area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Glendale home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in your (0 comments)
Asking price: $347,000Subdivision: Warner RanchBuilt: 1987Size: 2,003 sq ft; 3 BR, 3 BA *********************
Thinking of buying a home in the Tempe area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Tempe home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in your (1 comments)
Asking price: $294,000Subdivision: Regency at RidgeviewBuilt: 1997Size: 3,231 sq ft; 4 BR, 3 BA *********************
Thinking of buying a home in the Mesa area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Mesa home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in (2 comments)
Asking price: $295,000Subdivision: Pleasant ValleyBuilt: 2002Size: 3,093 sq ft; 4 BR, 2.5 BA *********************
Thinking of buying a home in the Peoria area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Peoria home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in your area. (0 comments)
Active Rain Success Story - Lights, Camera, Action - Part 2 of 2 - 02/21/10 01:15 PM
Active Rain Success Story - Lights, Camera, Action - Part 2 of 2 The first week of January was a busy week at my office! Katie Tarbox, Senior Editor of REALTOR Magazinecame to Phoenix to interview me for 2 days. REALTOR Magazine had chosen me to be the 'Master of Real Estate - Prospecting" which is featured during 2010 on Realtor.org. Where did they find me? Active Rain of course! Once the value of Active Rain was made very clear to me by Brad Andersohn, I jumped in whole heartedly and never looked back. Clearly it has been a huge commitment of time and energy AND it's been (68 comments)
Via Renee Burrows - Las Vegas NV Valley - Homes For Sale - Real Estate Market News (Encore Realty Group -Realtor>Estate>Probate>REO>Short Sale): I didn't think so! If you had cancer, would you allow the same friend to operate on you? Uh, probably not. People need friends to listen to them in times of peril. They need guidance but not necessarily advice. I became a little disgruntled about some advise that we need to sue the filthy banks for all the evil they do yesterday here. I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on AR! Do you understand what (4 comments)
Great blog post for Business People from my associate Russel Ray.
Via Russel Ray, San Diego Marketing & Business Consultant (Russel Ray): Starting a business is easy, right? All it takes is a dive into the deep end — hang out the shingle, let the family know what you're doing, and you're off and running. Business magazines regularly report that about 80% of businesses fail within the first five years. Are you next? There can be many reasons why a business fails, so here are a baker's dozen tips to help you improve your chances of succeeding: Keep it (3 comments)
Humor ~ Brain Teaser ~ Can You Figure It Out ~ No Cheating ~ Humor - 02/20/10 12:11 PM
A little Saturday Brain Teaser Fun - Can you figure it out! Via Lynn911.com ~ Dallas Real Estate Agent Top Team (Dallas Homes for Sale Dallas Apartment Locator Lynn911.com ): Dallas Homes for sale, Dallas Apartment Locator, Lynn911.com Let's have a fun Saturday . Here is a real brain teaser for you. What if this was the only question on the exam to pass high schoolEnglish and earn your diploma. Would you graduate? (doubt that I would) What nine letter word in the English language is still a word when eightletters are removed one by one?Take a few minutes to try and come up with a nine letter (3 comments)
Thinking of buying a home in the Phoenix area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Phoenix-area home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares to others in your area. (4 comments)
Thinking of buying a home in the Moon Valley area - or know someone who is? This is the PERFECT climate for move-up buyers. Thinking of selling your Moon Valley home? Call us today to request your complimentary market analysis to determine how your home compares (1 comments)
This is a Chinese Feng Shui horoscope. If you are honest this tells the truth. Write your answers on paper. To find your Feng Shui horoscope scroll down.
1. Which is your favorite color: Red, Black, Blue, Green or Yellow?2. Your first initial? 3. Your month of birth?4. Which color do you like more, Black or White?5. The name of a person that is the same sex as you? 6. Your favorite number? 7. Do you like California or Florida more?8. Do you like a Lake or the Ocean more?9. Write down a Wish (a realistic one)
When you are done, scroll down. Don't cheat!
Noooooo - I said no cheating - and we know who (6 comments)
How FREE pancakes can save a child's life!! - 02/19/10 06:18 PM
Phoenix Arizona IHOP's National Pancake Day to help Kids! Shiners do such good work - let's all go out for pancakes Tueday Feb 23. See you there! Via Lisa Stafford (McGraw Realtors): Crazy title there huh???? Well, it is a true statement. I along with many others wouldn't be alive today if not for your help.
As a toddler, I was wearing a flanel gown and standing next to a gas heater. When the front door opened, the wind blew my gown into the flame. My mom fought to get it off before I was burned, but because of the material it was made (3 comments)
I was feeling a little nosey, so I thought I would look in on you and see if you're sitting at your computer and if you're OK. Yup, there you are and you look great! ************************************************************************* My sister Mary Margaret was on a roll today and sent me lots of fun stuff for Friday Funnies! Hope it makes you smile - sure brougt a smile to my mug! Have a GREAT weekend! Anna Banana
Hands-on Active Rain Workshop Friday Feb 26 in Phoenix Arizona Instructor: Anna Banana, Broker/Business Development Coach - Phoenix Property Shoppe Blog! Blog! Blog! Many agents have been hearing about the importance of incorporating a blog into their marketing mix. To most agents it seems like an impossible task. When I'm out and about at various real estate meetings I get asked questions such as: How do I start blogging? What should I write about - don't you run out of ideas? I'm just not a techy person, are you sure it's really that important? How would I possibly find the 'time' (11 comments)
Understanding your Maricopa County notice of Property Valuation - 02/18/10 08:36 AM
Understanding your Maricopa County notice of Property Valuation If you own an home in Maricopa County, you should have recently received a notice from the Maricopa County Assessor about your property valuation for 2010 & 2011. Here's an explanation of some of the various terms that come up when discussing property valuations: Full Cash Value - Full Cash Value (FCV) is the amount used to compute secondary taxes, which can consist of bonds, budget overrides, and special districts such as fire and flood control. FCV denotes the real property, which means the land, buildings, and other improvements. Limited Property Value - Limited Property (5 comments)
Moving Questions & Tips- Olympian Worldwide Moving & Storage -Susie Hudson Moving a household across town or across the country can be stressful. I recently had the opportunity to interview Susie Hudson of Olympian Worldwide Moving & Storage. My goal was to ask her some of the most frequently asked moving questions in order to help our homebuyers and sellers make sense of the moving process. 1 - I've never hired a mover before - how does it work? How would I know if I'm hiring a good mover? I always strongly recommend that the consumer check with the Better Business Bureau to see (6 comments)
"One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests."~ John Stuart Mill, 1806-1873 I'm still not sure why it is, but so many real estate agents that I meet seem to have only one foot in their business. If you had to give an absolutely rock-solid declaration of where you are, would you say you have a BELIEF in your skills and talents as a REALTOR® and in the utmost success of your business ... or are you merely interested in pursuing it, in (9 comments)
Creative, Outside-the-Box Prospecting (Part 4 of 4) - 02/16/10 08:28 AM
Creative, Outside-the-Box Prospecting (Part 4 of 4) In the previous posts in this series, we've focused on some of the more traditional marketing methods that REALTORS employ. Now, I'm going to challenge you to step away from the computer, leave the postcards alone for a minute, put your thinking cap on, and get really creative. I have personally used all of the methods I'm about to describe, and have generated leads from every single one of them. I'm not suggesting that you necessarily mimic my efforts, but use them as the jumping off point for your own creative ideas. Client Parties (14 comments)
What's the Best Place to Meet New Prospects? Almost Anyplace! (Part 3 of 4) - 02/15/10 07:54 AM
What's the Best Place to Meet New Prospects? Almost Anyplace! (Part 3 of 4) A successful REALTOR® never stops prospecting. They wear their nametag at all times, have cards in every purse, pocket, and briefcase, and are always on the lookout for new people and connections. For some reason, though, when people talk about prospecting, they often focus on meeting NEW people, when it's the people you've known the longest, the ones who know you best, that are your biggest treasure when it comes to building your business because they can offer the most priceless of all business assets: testimonials and (16 comments)
We spent Valentine weekend in Prescot Arizona. While we were waiting to get a table for breakfast these adorable Valentine Dogs joined us. Their Mom is very creative!
Here she is Valentine Dogs Mama! She found just the perfect sweatshirt at the second hand store. Happy Valentines To You!
Silly Saturday - Marketing Genius from the Mouth of a Baby Boy - 02/13/10 01:34 PM
Silly Saturday - Marketing Genius from the Mouth of a Baby Boy Have you seen this cute little guy yet? Stephen Garner My Title Guy shared it with me when he stopped by my office. I know this video will bring a smile to your face and you'll probably be laughing out loud and wanting to share it with your friends too. Go ahead - it's Saturday and we all need a little fun on the weekend! Be sure to drop by and tell Stephen thanks for sharing his little guy with our Active Rain family! Alexandro - Speaks Genious!
*************************** Do you live in the Phoenix, Arizona area? (12 comments)
Marketing Success Tips & Tools for REALTORS® (Part 2 of 4) - 02/12/10 03:57 PM
Marketing Success Tools for REALTORS® (Part 2 of 4) There are probably as many different ways of prospecting as there are REALTORs.® We all have our own strategies, methods, and techniques. And yet, there are tried and true methods that work for almost everyone, as long as you have a strategic plan for using them. ONLINE MARKETING Web site - as mentioned in my previous post, Point 2 is a great tool for creating an attractive, useful website that will draw your niche clients to you. Blog - if you're reading this, you are experiencing the power of blogging. Do it, (9 comments)
Commitment + Planning + Follow-up = Tools for Prospecting Success (Part 1 of 4) - 02/12/10 12:35 PM
Commitment + Planning + Follow-up = Tools for Prospecting Success (Part 1 of 4) Alice: I was just wondering if you could help me find my way. Cheshire Cat: Well that depends on where you want to get to. Alice: Oh, it really doesn't matter, as long as... Cheshire Cat: Then it really doesn't matter which way you go.- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Successful REALTORS® didn't get that way by accident. They had a plan, a map, for where they wanted to go and how they would get there. If you want to be successful at your prospecting, you must (7 comments)
Phoenix Animal Rescue Center Fundraiser: Come get your "Game" on to Raise Money to Save the Animals - 02/11/10 04:44 PM
Phoenix Animal Rescue Center Fundraiser: Come get your "Game" on to Raise Money to Save the Animals Phoenix's Animal Rescue Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving homeless pets and ending euthanasia. Their mission is: To provide quality medical care and lifelong, loving homes to animals who have lost their way. Honestly, who couldn't get behind such a great cause? So break out your wallets, get done up in your finest casino duds, and then head on over to Windstar Gardens the evening of March 5 for a little blackjack, craps, roulette, and slots. All casino winnings will be converted to (1 comments)
... PROOF for Russell Lewis !!! - 02/10/10 08:28 PM
Calling all transplanted Phoenicians -If you miss living in snow country here's a little taste of it just for you! A big thanks to my associate Sheldon and his shovel crew in New York :) They do look make it look so much fun! Via Sheldon Neal -- That British Agent -- (Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited): . Well we're going on about 17 hours of constant snow, with a current accumulation of about 10 inches so far !!!!!
And in response to a comment of my previous post from my good friend Russell Lewis, who DOUBTED whether I (8 comments)
It's Getting Down to the Wire for First-Time Homebuyers to Cash in on the $8K Tax Credit - 02/10/10 08:19 PM
It's Getting Down to the Wire for First-Time Homebuyers to Cash in on the $8K Tax Credit Trust me, I know what it's like to put off that big decision, especially one as huge as purchasing your first home. Perhaps April 30 still seems a ways off ... but it's actually only 79 days! That's final date you have to purchase a home and still qualify for the first-time homebuyer's $8,000 tax credit. 79 days to find an experienced REALTOR, get qualified for a loan, and find the house of your dreams. In other words, it's time to get moving! I've written a useful, (1 comments)
Time's Running Out for Move-Up Buyers to Claim Their $6,500 Tax Credit - 02/10/10 08:13 PM
Time's Running Out for Move-Up Buyers to Claim Their $6,500 Tax Credit The Phoenix real estate market is still GREAT for move-up buyers and now's definitely the time to buy if you intend to take advantage of the $6,500 tax credit because it expires April 30 - in just 79 days! This is a real tax credit - meaning you get the refund check in the mail, even if the $6,500 tax credit is worth more than you owe in income tax this year. Here are the important details: New home must be purchased between November 6, 2009 and April 30, (2 comments)
Art & flower lovers unite to celebrate Phoenix Art Museum's 6th Annual Arts & Flowers, March 4-7 - 02/10/10 05:02 PM
Art & flower lovers unite to celebrate Phoenix Art Museum's 6th Annual Arts & Flowers, March 4-7 Whether you're a passionate gardener or simply love your flowers, especially as an art form, the Phoenix Art Museum has four-day event coming up, March 4 through 7, that you'll absolutely want to attend! The theme for the sixth annual Arts & Flowers event and exhibit, hosted by the Phoenix Art Museum League, is "flowers interpreting art." Activities throughout the weekend include: "Envisioning Your Garden Through Photography" - Lecture and luncheon with Scott Calhoun, acclaimed Tucson author and photographer ($) Sketching in the galleries (1 comments)
NAMI Walk for Loved Ones in Phoenix - QUESTION: What do these famous people have in common? - 02/09/10 08:51 PM
NAMI Walk for Loved Ones in Phoenix - QUESTION: What do these famous people have in common? I'll give you one guess ... but you may be surprised at the answer. ANSWER: Each of them, at some time in their lives, experienced and struggled with mental illness. Here are some facts you may not realize about mental illness in our country: One out of five American families has a relative with a mental illness. Mental illness typically strikes young people in their most productive years, from age 16 to 25. Families from all walks of life are affected, regardless of age, (11 comments)
Mark your calendar for the Moon Valley Community Garage Sale on March 6 - 02/09/10 07:48 PM
Mark your calendar for the Moon Valley Community Garage Sale on March 6 Every year, residents of Phoenix's Moon Valley neighborhood look forward to the great community-building event known as the Moon Valley Community Garage Sale. Seriously ... I know because I live in Moon Valley ... we all look forward to cleaning out our garages and getting quality recycled furniture, clothing, and collectibles into the hands of people who can really use and appreciate it. Our neighbors Kathie and Dan are really pumped about this year's sale - they invited Gary and me over to see how neatly they've already (1 comments)
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Via Russel Ray, San Diego home inspector (Russel Ray, Property Consultant): Way back on Sunday, August 9, 2009, Tennessee beat Buffalo in the Hall of Fame preseason football game to start the road to Super Bowl XLIV. Excitement was in the air here in San Diego with many people predicting the San Diego Chargers representing the American Football Conference in (0 comments)
It's Almost Here. . .The last Significant Football Game of the Year - 02/06/10 08:07 PM
On Your Mark - Get Set - Go! It's Super Bowl Party time and don't leave home without the facts! Check out this fun blog from by associate Ed. This guy knows his stuff! Via Ed Silva CDPE, GRI, ABR, Real Estate Agent (RE/MAX PARTNERS, LLC): It's less than 24 hours away, Super Bowl XLIII, that's 43 for all the non Romans. A full season of push and shove, grunts and groans coming down to the two most productive offenses in the league battling it out for the Lombardi Trophy. New Orleans Saints, "Who DAT' against the Indianapolis Colts, the team that (9 comments)
New facebook Redesign & FREE Training Monday Night on Hidden Features! - 02/06/10 05:51 PM
Facebook Users - if you've noticed something different about your home page your not going nuts! Check out this great post that explains the Facebook changes in simple easy terms. See you on Facebook! Via Harrison Painter New Media Consultant (GoGladiator Media): In today's coffee w/ Harrison we have the great Brian Tomkins sharing a quick screencast of the new facebook redesign. We will be offering a FREE training on the new facebook layout Monday at 9pm(est) / 6pm(pst) So join us Monday Night and learn how to navigate through the always changing social media landscape. Here are some images of the new (5 comments)
Phoenix's Windsor Square Historic District Biennial Historic Home Tour: Sunday, March 7 - 02/06/10 05:27 PM
Phoenix's Windsor Square Historic District Biennial Historic Home Tour: Sunday, March 7 It's historic home tour season in Phoenix! Though the Willo District kicks things off on Valentine's Day, the Windsor Square Historic District will hold its Historic Home Tour on Sunday, March 7. Located at Central Avenue and Camelback Road on Phoenix's Central Corridor, Windsor Square is a highly sought-after historic neighborhood in the Valley. Presented by the Windsor Square Neighborhood Association, the biennial home and garden tour is a self-guided walk featuring 10 to 12 historic homes and gardens in the tree lined Windsor Square neighborhood. These homes have a (2 comments)
LinkedIn Tips and Tricks - Increase Your Online Credibility Fast - Take the Next Step - 02/06/10 04:11 PM
LinkedIn Tips and Tricks - Increase Your Online Credibility Fast - Take the Next Step Are you confused on how to utilize LinkedIn? Is your TO DO list so long that it's making you crazy, grumpy and highly resistant to taking on yet another social media community? Do you want to just skip this post and pretend it isn't speaking to you? Ok gotcha on that one, right? If you're groaning out loud or in your head - don't go anywhere just yet. This could be your best chance of learning how to make LinkedIn work for your business - and fast! Several (17 comments)
Desert Botanical's Spring Butterfly Exhibit opens with "Breakfast with Butterflies" March 6 - 02/05/10 05:03 PM
Desert Botanical's Spring Butterfly Exhibit opens with "Breakfast with Butterflies" March 6 This one sounds too cool to miss! Definitely mark your calendar and plan to bring the kids out to the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden for their colorful celebration known as "Breakfast with Butterflies." This delightful catered breakfast that kicks off their Spring Butterfly Exhibit will be followed by children's entertainment and butterfly-related activities. Admission includes access to the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Butterfly Pavilion, and the kiddos will receive their own pair of butterfly wings to wear and take home. Breakfast will be served buffet style from 9 to (8 comments)
The theme for Coronado's Historic Home Tour this year is Undiscovered Coronado! Discover Coronado's hidden secret: the Brentwood Historic District. The 2010 Coronado Historic Home Tour will feature two firsts: February 28th will mark the first home tour ever in the Brentwood Historic District and the first time the historic Brentwood church will be open to the public. The Church of God in Christ has generously agreed to open their doors to the public to display their recent renovation and preservation efforts. Originally built by the Church of Latter Day Saints, it is now (1 comments)
Networking with fellow Active Rainers - Another Success Story! - 02/04/10 06:13 PM
Networking with fellow Active Rainers - Another Success Story! The other day while I was conducting a 'serious' interview with newer agent, I got a delightful visit from 2 fellow Active Rainers, Stephen Garner and Ted Canto. That pretty much ended the interview - and it was on to an ****** time with Stephen and Ted. If you've ever met these two guys you know, that whenever they walk into a room it's like a walking comedy show! Stick around - you will enjoy the show! We took over the conference room and actually had a serious conversation about social media, (30 comments)
Like many historic home tours taking place around the Phoenix Valley, the Willo Home Tour is an annual event that provides opportunities to both the neighborhood's residents and those who do live in other areas of the Valley. The positive attention the tour generates is a regular reminder to the public about what a desirable area Willo is; many new Willo residents have come straight from the tour. Participating homeowners all receive a day of praise and lots of pats on the back for all the hard work and love they (4 comments)
Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden hosts "Romance in the Garden" on Valentine's Friday - 02/03/10 08:44 PM
Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden hosts "Romance in the Garden" on Valentine's Friday What better way to kick off the Valentine's Day weekend than with a little Romance in the Garden? This special evening, Friday, February 12, will feature a glorious showcase by diva Nancy Gee, followed by Phoenix legend Dennis Roland and the Jazz Experience. Relax with a couple cocktails from the cash bar or experiment a wine flight, purchasing your wine by the bottle. Plan ahead to enjoy a delicious Italian-inspired dinner that includes antipastos, entrees, sweets, and hot coffee from Atlasta Catering and Event Concepts for an additional $35. (7 comments)
In Phoenix, Valentine's weekend is for Book Lovers! - 02/03/10 10:38 AM
In Phoenix, Valentine's weekend is for Book Lovers! You've probably heard of waiting in line for concert tickets to rock legends like the Rolling Stones or Bruce Springsteen. Perhaps you know people who've camped out waiting for the release of the latest greatest new electronic toy. Well, Valentine's weekend in Phoenix will see the same sorts of zealous fans who've been waiting all year for their big fix: the annual VNSA Charity Used Book Sale. I mean it - these people take their books seriously! Red wagons, homemade carts, large rolling suitcases ... these are the items in tow by veteran (8 comments)
Phoenix Open has a new name: Waste Management Phoenix Open, Feb 22-28 - 02/02/10 08:29 PM
Phoenix Open has a new name: Waste Management Phoenix Open, Feb 22-28 Yes, they've really renamed the FBR Open; it is now the Waste Management Phoenix Open. OK - I guess everybody needs a sponsor, right? One of the first PGA events of the calendar year, the Phoenix Open is perhaps the best-attended golf tournament in the world every year. Last year, nearly half a million people attended the event right here in our own back yard. The adventagous layout of the course and accessibility of parking keep this event from ever selling out. Just about anyone who wants to attend can (8 comments)
Arizona Dep't of Transportation hosting public meetings to discuss improvment of Interstate 17 - 02/02/10 06:05 PM
Arizona Dep't of Transportation hosting public meetings to discuss improvment of Interstate 17 Interstate 17, Arizona's primary north-south highway, connects Phoenix with Flagstaff and a number of well-known communities between the two cities like Prescott, Camp Verde, Cottonwood, and Sedona. I-17 also connects to Interstate 10 and Interstate 40, two vital national east-west highways. In the Phoenix Metro area, I-17 is known as the Black Canyon Freeway - a major commuter route with connections from exterior roadways and communities to Downtown Phoenix. Between two major freeway arteries, I-10 and the Arizona Loop 101, I-17 has three general purpose langes, a high-occupancy (2 comments)
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