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Sushi Nakano Offers Authentic Japanese Sushi in Ahwatukee

An Ahwatukee sushi restaurant is getting a reputation as a pretty authentic traditional Tokyo sushi bar. According to the Phoenix New Times, Sushi Nakano, located at 4025 East Chandler Blvd., is light on the traditional American-style ... Read More

In Blog, Business on June 19, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Charity For Middle, High School Boys Thriving in Ahwatukee

A local charity designed for middle and high school boys to give back to the community is thriving in Ahwatukee. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Boys Team Charity Ahwatukee is an organization started last ... Read More

In Blog, Education on June 12, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee’s First and Only Tattoo Shop Opens Doors

Ahwatukee’s first and only tattoo parlor, Wookie Style Tattoos, recently opened up its doors. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the shop recently opened at 4142 E. Chandler Blvd., and owners Terry “Wookie” and Barbi Hoffman ... Read More

In Blog, Business on June 6, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Ranks No. 4 on Niche’s ‘2018 Best Places to Raise a Family’ List

Ahwatukee is one of the top places to raise a family in Arizona, according to Niche.com’s 2018 rankings list. The annual “Best Places to Raise a Family in America” report looked at thousands of cities in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on May 30, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Nearby Tempe Ranks No. 5 ‘Best Place to Start a Career’ List

Tempe, just a hop skip and a jump from Ahwatukee, is one of the country’s best places to start a career in. According to Wallet Hub’s “Best & Worst Places to Start a Career” list, Tempe ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 23, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Open House to Discuss South Mountain Freeway Set for May 22 in Ahwatukee

Ahwatukee residents interested getting project updates or sharing concerns about the South Mountain Freeway interchange have a chance to discuss the project with state officials. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Arizona Department of Transportation ... Read More

In Blog, Events on May 17, 2018 by Community Expert Team

9-1-1 Texting Option Is Now Live in Maricopa County

Residents in Ahwatukee and across Maricopa County have another option to reach 9-1-1 dispatch services: texting. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Maricopa County, which is home to Ahwatukee, just launched texting services to reach 9-1-1 ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 9, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Four Ahwatukee Schools Earn Top Marks by the Arizona Education Foundation

Four schools in Ahwatukee have earned the designation of A+ School of Excellence by the Arizona Education Foundation. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Colina, Esperanza and Sierra elementary schools, which are part of the Kyrene ... Read More

In Blog, Education on May 2, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Young Entrepreneurs Academy Students Impress

Six students who participated in the Ahwatukee chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy are getting some help to launch their small businesses. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the six students met recently with a volunteer investors panel ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Education on April 24, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Businesses Come Together to Help Child With Blood Condition

About a dozen Ahwatukee businesses have come together to hold a blood drive for a local 2-year-old girl. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, a blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Read More

In Blog, Business on April 18, 2018 by Community Expert Team

City of Ahwatukee Ready to Open 16 New Pickleball Courts at Pecos Park

Ahwatukee is nearly ready to open 16 new pickleball courts at Pecos Park. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, locals can get a sneak peak of the courts during a tour of the new Pecos Park ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 10, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Foothills Named a ‘2018 Best Place to Live’ in Arizona

Ahwatukee Foothills is one of the best places in the state to live. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Ahwatukee Foothills is the 4th best place ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on April 3, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee-Based Hope Group Celebrates 20 Years Helping Kids With Autism

An Ahwatukee company that helps children with autism is celebrating two decades of service. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Hope Group Arizona was started in 1997 by Lori Cairns shortly after her own some, James, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 27, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Team Made of Ahwatukee Students Wins YMCA High School Basketball Title

A youth basketball team made of Ahwatukee students recently won a YMCA title. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Heavy Hitters, a high school youth basketball team made of students from Ahwatukee’s Desert Vista High ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 21, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Family Launches Community-Based Website

An local business owner and his sons have launched a community-centric website for Ahwatukee residents to come together. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Tukeetown.com launched Feb. 12, and is the brainchild of Dr. Howard Farran, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 14, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Three Ahwatukee Boy Scouts Earn Eagle Rank Together

Three Ahwatukee Boy Scouts, all from the same troop, have earned their Eagle rank together. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, David Neighbors and twin brothers Ewan and Fraser Darroch, who are all members of Troop ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 8, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman to Run For Kyrene Justice of the Peace

An Ahwatukee woman has announced her candidacy to be the justice of the peace for Kyrene district, which covers Ahwatukee and parts of Tempe and Chandler. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Sharron Sauls recently announced ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on February 26, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Teen’s Candy Business Debuts at Local Farmers Market

An Ahwatukee teen’s candy business is starting to take off. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Morgan Higginbotham, who is a junior at Desert Vista High School, recently debuted his Cherry Nubbs chocolate treats as a ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on February 22, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Breast Cancer Charity Gets Donation From Local Company

A local real estate company recently made a donation to HopeFull Hands, a breast cancer charity, after one of the organization’s founders succumbed to the disease. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Rachael Richards Realty honored ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on February 14, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Mountain Pointe High School Thespians to Present ‘Fences’

Mountain Pointe High School thespians will present a daring production this weekend: "Fences." According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, "Fences" is a Pulitzer Price winning production from playwright August Wilson. What makes the play so daring is ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on February 8, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Local Teachers Receive Rare Professional Certification

Three Kyrene School District teachers - including two from Ahwatukee schools - have earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, the teachers who received the honor include: Michele ... Read More

In Blog, Education on February 1, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Phoenix a Real Estate ‘Market to Watch’ in 2018, According to Buildium

After the 2008 recession, fast-forward a decade and many areas of the country are bouncing back and experiencing major growth. And according to Buildium, there are some secondary markets—mid-sized cities experiencing an uptick in growth—that need ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on January 22, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Senior Olympians Prepping for 2018 Games

The Winter Olympics in South Korea aren’t the only competitive games to be held this February. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, seniors across Arizona, including here in Ahwatukee, are gearing up for the 2018 State ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Things to Do on January 17, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman’s Business Helps Connoisseurs With All Things Wine

From wine storage to exclusive purchasing opportunities to tastings to history — an Ahwatukee woman is providing local wine connoisseurs with everything they need. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Raini Keyser is the director of operations ... Read More

In Blog, Business on January 11, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Trio Providing Comfort to Grieving Parents with Special Gowns

A group of three Ahwatukee friends is helping comfort parents who’ve lost a baby -- either stillborn or shortly after birth -- by sewing beautiful bereavement gowns out of donated wedding dresses. According to Ahwatukee Foothills ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on January 2, 2018 by Community Expert Team
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