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Walk for Valley Fever-November 1, 2009-Phoenix Arizona - 09/26/09 12:58 AM
Like to walk in sunny, pleasant weather? Want to do it for a good cause? Mark your calenders for November 1, 2009. If you live in Arizona, or are planning a visit to the Phoenix area around November 1, 2009, and you are a walker you'll be interested in the upcoming "Walk for Valley Fever". Activities take place from 8am until noon. If you register by October 15th, the walk is only $20, after that it is $25. Location is Downtown Phoenix. The Walk begins at 550 E. Van Buren near the Medical Center of the University of Arizona. Canine companions (6 comments)
Zip Code Changes Bring Unexpected Results for Some East Phoenix Arizona Valley Residents - 09/23/09 08:31 PM
Who would have thought when an area gets a government mandated zip code change that for some residents havoc is the result? In the East Phoenix Arizona Valley there were several areas where the zip codes were changed as of July 1 this year. One expects that when a new zip code comes into effect that businesses have to change out their business cards, letterhead and such, and people need to advise their utility firms, etc also. But for some individauls, they have found they are being denied medical insurance because the companies are thinking they moved - say what? If (4 comments)
Foreclosed Rental Property-Issues for Tentants and Landlords - 09/21/09 03:32 AM
This year we have had some of our home buyers needing to buy a home quickly because they were going to end up on the street due to the landlord of their rental being foreclosed on. When a mom comes home with her little babies and finds a note taped to the door of her rental that says the home is now going into foreclosure, panic sets in and the family needs to get a home quikcly. Under a new federal law that took effect May 20, 2009 there are some new rules and changes that affect the renter and the (9 comments)
Sept. 26 (Saturday) is the date this year for the Boyce Thompson Arboretum "Bye Bye Buzzard Day". In addition to about 50+ of these wonderful birds, there is also the ability to be able to see up close and personal a real, live turkey vulture from about 8:00 am til 2:00 pm named "Ed the Education Turkey Vulture" plus other charismatic critters that the Boyce Thompson (2 comments)
Option Adjustable Rate Mortgages Bring New Arizona Foreclosures - 09/19/09 03:52 AM
Arizona is expecting to see a new round of foreclosures due to the option adjustable rate mortgages that are beginning to reset. In Arizona, the attorney general is estimating that 128,000 of those mortgages will reset over the next year. The loan’s interest rate also may have been fixed at a low level for the first few years with a “teaser rate”, but then reset to a higher level. New monthly payments can be five or 10 times what the homeowner/borrower has accustomed to paying. The average family can’t begin to pay these new payments – even if they have good (5 comments)
Ecuador Cuisine in Phoenix Arizona - 09/13/09 07:03 PM
Looking for something different for your taste buds and in the Phoenix Arizona area? You may want to consider trying Mi Cocina, Mi Pais located on Bell Road in Phoenix. For many their taste buds have only experienced Mexican food when it comes to food from south of the border. If so, this is something to try and expand ones horizons. The restaurant is small and a bit tough to find. But once found, it is charming and the food is terrific. Spicy flank steak, brisket from Bogota, Peruvian potatoes and amazing deserts. Many of the recipes are also form Peru (8 comments)
Homeowner Recall Alert - Frigidaire and Kenmore Smooth Top Electric Ranges - 09/13/09 06:49 PM
If you are a homeowner with a smooth-top electric range, you'll want to check out this alert. Frigidaire has issued a recall alert for some models of their Frigidaire and Kenmore smooth top Electric Ranges. About 200,000 smooth-top electric ranges sold under the Frigidaire, Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Professional and Kenmore Elite brand names are being recalled because they pose a fire hazard. Frigidaire has received 126 reports of incidents, including four reports of minor burns and two reports of minor property damage. To learn more about the models and styles that are involved in the recall, visit this link for details. (3 comments)
Vincent on Camelback - Saturday Camelback Market - Scottsdale, Arizona - 09/13/09 02:26 AM
Coming back by popular demand -- Vincent's on Camelback is bringing back the Saturday Camelback Market beginning October 3th , 2009. This outdoor market is very popular. It has a European flare with customers encourages to take their time wandering throughout the stalls of fresh local produce. There is also imported exotic fruits and vegetables. In addition there are warm crusty breads, croissants, homemade jams, mustards, vinegars and more. There is also Vincents signature dressings, fresh pasta and pestos. And while there patrons can feast on famous panini sandwiches, crepes, omelets. There are also their famous pizzas to either eat on (0 comments)
Mediterranean Cuisine in Phoenix Arizona - Eden's Grill - 09/13/09 01:22 AM
Not particularly impressive from the outside with a location in a small strip mall, this Mediterranean cuisine restaurant, Eden's Grill works to impress with its made from scratch menu items. Dolmeh, baba ghannouj, kebabs and totally unexpected things like catfish made in a way you never expected -- but delightful. And don't forget the baklava -- it is said to be the best in Phoenix. If you find you are tired of the same-ol, same-ol and looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, give this small middle eastern restaurant a try. They have received many awards from local Phoenix (3 comments)
Phoenix Arizona -Wine Bar - Lisa G Cafe Wine Bar - 09/13/09 12:11 AM
If you are are in the Phoenix Arizona area and looking for something a bit different and yummy, seek out the Lisa G Cafe Wine Bar. The location is an old fashioned wood floored red bungalow that was built about 1939. But it is not an old fashioned establishment at all. Instead it offers a modern menu of salads, sandwiches and "balls". The "balls" are a family meatball recipe that is super tasty and served in either a bowel or as a sandwich. Yummy! But don't forget the wine part of their name -- they serve whites and red, beers and (2 comments)
FireCreek Coffee - Cave Cree Arizona - An Artisan Coffee Roastery - 09/12/09 11:50 PM
Do you love coffee and yearn for something that is a bit different? Then check out Firecreek Coffee in Cave Creek Arizona. Their coffee is sourced from small farms and estates throughout the world. One of the things that makes Firecreek Coffee special is that they focus on finding the very best coffee of any given region. Whereas it is a typical practice for most firms to purchase from a mill that may blend together all of the coffee beans from a majority of growers in a region, Firecreek Coffee pays extra to purchase coffee directly from the best small farmers (2 comments)
Macarons - Essence Bakery & Cafe - Tempe Arizona - 09/12/09 11:37 PM
If you are looking for a tasty desert that is a bit out of the ordinary check out the macarons offered by Essence Bakery and Cafe in Tempe Arizona. These tasty French Macarons creations are made using only the finest of ingredients and come in a wide variety of colors and flavors. They are hand made from scratch in their Phoenix, Arizona bakery by Chef Eugenia Theodosopoulos, who discovered her passion for French desserts, particularly the Parisian Macaron, at the prestigious Ecole Lenôtre in Paris, France. They use only the finest ingredients including fresh egg whites, finely ground almonds, powdered sugar (0 comments)
Gold Canyon Arizona -- An Awsome Place to Call Home - 09/12/09 12:47 PM
Recently we had a visitor to our blog send in an account of one of their adventures in the area close to their home. Gold Canyon Arizona is at the foot of the Superstition Mountains and in addition to being a wonderful home for humans it is also close enough to the desert that the area is also home to many of the wonderful desert creatures. Our blog visitor sent in an interesting account of her encounter with a mountain lion. Now we do not have an abundance of mountain lions in the area, lest you think that the area is (1 comments)
Update on Arizona Anti-Deficiency Laws - 09/06/09 02:11 AM
Late Friday afternoon this just came into our e-mail box – “Governor Jan Brewer signed HB 2008, which repeals SB 1271 and its change to the anti-deficiency statute. Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) would like to thank our members for their quick response and action on this matter. AAR’s success is due, in part, to members like you who help engage on issues down at the Capitol. AAR will continue to work with legislators and industry stakeholders to protect homeowner rights at the Capitol.” You can catch updated info about this topic important to Arizona homeowners on our Benjamin.com Blog. (4 comments)
Gold Canyon Arizona Marketplace Gets Ready for New Season - 09/06/09 02:04 AM
The fall-winter Gold Canyon Arizona Marketplace is getting ready to ramp up for a new season. Saturday October 17th will mark the date of the opening for the 2009-2010 season. In the first few weeks the events will start at 8:00 and run till 2..ish on Saturdays.The earlier time is for the first few weeks because it will still be warm mid day. When the cooler weather arrives they will be changing the operating times to later in the day. Gold Canyon Embroidery is the local business in charge of setting this event up. The event is a perfect way for (1 comments)
Casa Grande Arizona Gets United Football League - 09/06/09 01:53 AM
Attention sports fans -- a new football league is coming to Casa Grande Arizona called United Football League. September 13th is the say hundreds of professional football players will descend on Casa Grande to begin preseason training for a new football league. This new football league is scheduled to kick off its inaugural season in October. The area is expecting to benefit from $2 million in local spending related to the California Redwoods and Las Vegas Locomotives. The UFL also includes the Florida Tuskers and the New York Sentinels. If you are a sports fan this should be an exciting new (0 comments)
Gold Canyon Arizona Upcoming Business Fair - 09/04/09 02:06 AM
Businesses in and around Gold Canyon Arizona should to mark their calenders for Friday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. What is happening is a Gold Canyon Business Fair. This year the event will be held this year in the MountainBrook Village (MB V) Superstition Center Ballroom. Over the past year there have been some businesses unfortunately going out of business, what with the downturned economy, but there are a large number of new businesses that have come into the area also. This is a great time to see the new faces and what the businesses offer. Those who (2 comments)
Gold Canyon and the East Phoenix Arizona Valley info. Home of the Superstition Mountains, golf, hiking, desert wildlife and year round great sunny weather. Gold Canyon is only 45 minutes east of the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport.
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