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New Pilates Studio Opens in Ahwatukee

An engineer-turned-pilates instructor has opened a new studio in Ahwatukee. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jean Atkinson recently opened Pilates by Jean, which offers offers equipment-based Pilates for women and men in both group classes ... Read More

In Blog, Business on August 16, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Mountain Pointe Graduate to Lead Arizona State’s Cross Country Program

A Mountain Pointe High School graduate has taken over as head coach of Arizona State University’s (ASU) men’s and women’s cross country program. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jeremy Rasmussen becomes the eighth men’s coach ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on August 11, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Walmart Gets Upgrades

Ahwatukee’s Walmart store is getting some big upgrades. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Walmart has begun rolling out new customer-friendly technological upgrades for shoppers in its Ahwatukee store. The most notable addition is the “Pickup Tower,” ... Read More

In Blog, Business on August 3, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Girl Helping Abandoned Pets While She Battles Illness

An Ahwatukee girl who has spent months battling and recovering from a nasty infection is helping pets at a local shelter as way of getting her strength back. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Ava Elkins, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on July 27, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Andy’s Frozen Custard Opens Ahwatukee Location

A frozen custard restaurant popular in the Midwest wants to expand to Arizona, and has picked Ahwatukee for its first location. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Andy’s Frozen Custard opened July 12 in the Ahwatukee ... Read More

In Blog, Business on July 19, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Salvation Army Collecting Supplies for Local Students in Need

While the start of the school year is still weeks away, the Salvation Army is partnering with several local businesses now to collect supplies for its Backpack Support Our Students (SOS) program. According to the Phoenix ... Read More

In Blog, Education on July 12, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Dream Dinners Owners Celebrate 10 Years in Business

Dream Dinners, a make-and-take meal prep business in Ahwatukee, is celebrating 10 years under the leadership of two local sisters. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Laura Prefling and Sara GilBride purchased the three-year old business ... Read More

In Blog, Business on July 5, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Renaissance Man Adds ‘Novelist’ to His Resume

Dennis Lambert has made quite a few professional and personal accomplishments in his day. He’s a  retired pharmaceutical sales and marketing executive, as well as a rock band guitarist, marathon runner, poet and deacon in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Blasting in Ahwatukee for South Mountain Freeway May Not be Needed

Blasting in Ahwatukee for construction of the South Mountain Freeway may not be necessary. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman Dustin Krugel said freeway developer Connect 202 Partners is evaluating whether ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 22, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Professor Looks to Help Homeless in Phoenix Area

An Ahwatukee professor at Arizona State University (ASU) is leading an effort to collect used clothing, shoes, toiletries and other essentials, and then deliver them to homeless people in the Phoenix area. According to the Ahwatukee ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 15, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Elementary Schoolers Make Pen-Pal Friends Through Literacy Program

Nineteen Ahwatukee first- and second-graders made some new friends while learning literacy skills this year. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the elementary students at Magical Journey Learning Center in Ahwatukee have been writing most of ... Read More

In Blog, Education on June 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Man Receives Award from Casino for Years of Excellence

An Ahwatukee man has earned an award for excellence from Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino for keeping their army of slot machines in tip-top shape. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Paul Ferry, who has worked for the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 1, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Self-Driving Cars Now Available to Ahwatukee Residents

Self-driving cars have been popping up around Ahwatukee for a year, and now residents have a chance to use them. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Waymo, which was formerly Google’s self-driving car project, is now ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 24, 2017 by Community Expert Team

More than 1,300 Seniors Set to Graduate From Ahwatukee Schools

More than 1,300 seniors are set to graduate from Ahwatukee’s two public high schools. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, seniors at Mountain Pointe and Desert Vista high schools will receive their diplomas during graduation ceremonies ... Read More

In Blog, Education on May 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Honored by American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter

An Ahwatukee woman has been honored by the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter for her work helping disaster victims. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Shannon Durham earned the Clara Barton Volunteer Leadership Award from ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 11, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Makes National ‘Best Places to Live’ List

Ahwatukee is one of the best places in the country to live. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Ahwatukee ranks fourth in Arizona and in the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on May 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Local Entrepreneur Coaches Ahwatukee Parents on Art of Raising Kids

As the old adage goes, it takes a village, and an Ahwatukee woman recently launched a new business aimed at helping local parents raise their children. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Sandy Kraus launched Legacy ... Read More

In Blog, Business on April 27, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Real Estate is Booming: Four Ahwatukee Homes Sell for More than $1 Million

The luxury home market is booming if four recent home sales have anything to say about it. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, four homes in Ahwatukee sold for more than $1 million in the month ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on April 20, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Kyrene del Milenio Elementary School in Ahwatukee Gets New Principal

Kyrene del Milenio Elementary School in Ahwatukee has a new principal. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Kyrene School District Board approved the appointment of Jamie Weinberger to assume leadership of the school. The move ... Read More

In Blog, Education on April 14, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Boy Working to Help Kids Who Are Less Fortunate

An 8-year-old Ahwatukee boy has launched a campaign to help children who are less fortunate than him go to the one place he wants to go most. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Xavier Kennedy, a ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 6, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Named a 2017 Rodel Exemplary Principal

An Ahwatukee woman is one of eight to receive a statewide award for school principals. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Tonja Yalung an Ahwatukee resident and principal at Kyrene de los Ninos Elementary School in ... Read More

In Blog, Education on March 29, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Realtors Group Revives Luxury Home Tour

The SouthEast Valley Regional Association of Realtors has revived the Ahwatukee Luxury Home Marketing Tour. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the realtor tour had been scuttled during the great recession, but with the housing market ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on March 23, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Has First Million-Dollar Home Sale of the Year

Ahwatukee recently had its first million-dollar home change hands this year. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, a 5,000-square-foot home at 15821 S. 7th St. sold recently for $1.3 million. The Santa Fe-style, resort-like property features unobstructed, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on March 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Kyrene Schools Working to Reshape Learning for Elementary, Middle Schoolers

Kyrene School District is full-steam-ahead in its efforts to reshape elementary and middle school students learn over the next five years. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Superintendent Jan Vesely assembled a group of about 43 administrators, ... Read More

In Blog, Education on March 10, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Desert Vista Lacrosse Team Raises Money for Charitable Causes

The Desert Vista High School lacrosse team is doing more than playing their game—they’re also trying to make a difference. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, for the last nine years the team has held a fall ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on March 2, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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