Open space parks provide economic boost to Maricopa County communities
In the northeast Valley, cyclists from across the country flock to McDowell Mountain Regional Park for its 50 miles of general trails and three competitive tracks.
Audit finds deficiencies in Arizona Department of Real Estate’s operations
A state audit of the Arizona Department of Real Estate revealed it overcharged customers, and the report also highlighted deficiencies in the department’s cash collection and reporting processes.
Vemma CEO confident after Tempe company’s court hearing on pyramid scheme allegations
NOTE: On Sept. 18, a federal judge barred Vemma Nutrition Co. from resuming most of its business activities. Click here for the follow-up story. BK Boreyko Tuesday said he felt confident in his team's work defending Vemma Nutrition Co. against federal regulators who accused them of running a pyramid scheme.
French Fry Heaven’s new Tempe location marks its shift to fast-casual dining
TEMPE – Although he'd only been in school at Arizona State University for three weeks, freshman Brad Haskin had already eaten at French Fry Heaven’s new Tempe location 10 times.
Phoenix homeowners rank above average for underwater mortgages, Zillow report says
As underwater mortgages continue to drop nationally, many Phoenix homeowners still grapple with negative equity, according to a report released this month by Zillow Inc.
New ‘Chip-and-PIN’ credit cards to change way consumers pay, businesses operate
When Carson Greene saw purchases show up on his credit card bill from California – places he had not visited – he became suspicious.
Cactus League expansion limited by funding, economic impact still significant
Greater Phoenix has increasingly become a destination for MLB teams to prepare for the season. Seven ballclubs called the Valley their spring training home in 2002.
McAlister’s Deli fast casual restaurant chain to expand operations in Phoenix
When it comes to fast casual sandwich-oriented restaurant chains, Arizonans might be most familiar with names like Corner Bakery, Jason’s Deli and Panera Bread.
Phoenix man’s nightmare inspires Bloodhound, an app to locate missing people
William Scot Grey spent about 36 hours in panic nearly a year ago. His father, Ray, had not returned home from walking his dog. Minutes turned into hours, which turned into more than a day.
Experts predict slight gains in Labor Day travel, spending
Americans are projected to spend more than $13.5 billion on Labor Day air and road travel, according to a survey by the U.S. Travel Association.
Rising Arizona membership gives unions something to cheer for Labor Day
WASHINGTON - Arizona labor unions have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend, with union membership in the state rising last year for the first time since the start of the recession.
City Council renews Valley Metro event day program, U.S. Airways Center partnership
Next time you’re headed to US Airways Center for an event, you won’t have to seek out a parking spot.