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Ahwatukee Couple’s Love for Their Dog Inspires Business Venture

Nora and Casey Jones have started a business inspired by love - love of their pet. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, the couple's Goldendoodle pup named Cabo has been the inspiration for their business, Primo Pup. As ... Read More

In Blog, Business on June 28, 2018 by Community Expert Team

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

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 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

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

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

Yoasis Frozen Yogurt Gets New Owners

Ahwatukee’s Yoasis Frozen Yogurt and Gelato has new owners after its founders sold the business and moved to Ohio. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, former owners Brian and Sue McHugh sold the biz, which is located ... Read More

In Blog, Business on December 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

From Crepes to Japanese Cheesecake, Ahwatukee’s Early Baker Offers Something for All

Whether you fancy traditional French croissants or American egg dishes, Early Baker is a breakfast and bakery spot that has a little something for every taste. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Early Baker is run ... Read More

In Blog, Business on November 14, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee’s New Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery Has Flavor of Its Own

The new Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery in Ahwatukee is unlike any other franchise you’ll find around the country. And that’s the point. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the newest Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery franchise that ... Read More

In Blog, Business on October 9, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Opens Sun Lakes Chandler Animal Clinic

An Ahwatukee veterinarian has taken over a Sun Lakes animal clinic. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Dr. Ashley Greenway, of Ahwatukee, recently purchased Sun Lakes Animal Clinic from the estate of Dr. Randy Walker, the ... Read More

In Blog, Business on October 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Attorney Transitions From Law Practice to Advocacy for Seniors

An Ahwatukee man is giving up his law practice to devote his time to helping seniors. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Don Scher is leaving his law practice to enter a new business venture as ... Read More

In Blog, Business on September 1, 2017 by Community Expert Team

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

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

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

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

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

Ahwatukee Interior Designer Wins Customer Service Award

A local interior designer has won her fourth consecutive customer service award. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Claudia Dabdoub and her business, D’Amore Interior Design Studio, have been given Houzz.com’s Best Of Houzz award for ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Real Estate on February 9, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Finds Success With Home-Based Gluten-Free Bakery

An Ahwatukee woman is approaching her two year anniversary running a successful baking business out of her home kitchen. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Melissa Lemme opened “Lemme Eat Gluten Free” nearly two years ago, ... Read More

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

Ahwatukee Woman is New Owner of ‘My Wine Cellar’

My Wine Cellar, a popular Ahwatukee wine bar, has a new owner. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Shannon Rush has purchased the business from Zoya Vora-Shah, who has decided to travel and seek out “wine-centric ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Restaurants on October 16, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Invents Guard to Protect Against Shopping Cart Germs

An Ahwatukee woman was sick of all the germs on shopping carts, so she invented some protection. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jennifer Conroy has developed the Germseal Shopping Cart Liner, a one-of-a-kind product that ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on September 21, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Burrito Restaurant Still Going Strong After 34 Years in Community

As The Original Burrito Company nears its 35th year in business, the owners are looking to keep it all in the family. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, The Original Burrito Company has been a staple ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Restaurants on August 31, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Family Keeping Community Cool With ‘Kona Ice’ Truck

An Ahwatukee family recently started a new business, which also helps the community in a variety of ways. According to the the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Kirk and Michelle Davis recently launched a Kona Ice truck in ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on August 16, 2016 by Community Expert Team

Thrillist Names Ahwatukee’s Where U Bean to Best Coffee Shops List

If you’re looking for the perfect coffee or tea drink, the Phoenix area offers dozens of great spots that can be added to your must-go list—including Ahwatukee’s Where U Bean, according to Thrillist. The food, drink ... Read More

In Blog, Business on July 14, 2016 by Community Expert Team

4 Arizona Companies Make Fortune 500 List

Four Arizona businesses were recently named to the 2016 Fortune 500 List. The annual list ranks U.S. corporations based on the total revenue for their respective fiscal years. The following are the Arizona companies to make ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on June 9, 2016 by Community Expert Team
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