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Two Paradise Valley Restaurants Make National ‘Best Al Fresco’ List

Two Paradise Valley restaurants made Open Table’s 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America for 2018. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, El Chorro, located at 5550 E. Lincoln Drive, and Lon’s at The Hermosa, located ... Read More

In Blog, Dining on July 12, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Phoenix County Day School Speech & Debate Team Wins Another Championship Title

Earlier this month, Phoenix Country Day School Middle and Upper School Speech and Debate teams competed at the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. And the middle school team took ... Read More

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

Paradise Valley Teen Named Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year

A Paradise Valley student and soccer phenom has earned quite the honor. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Carter Clemmensen, a Paradise Valley resident who attends Brophy College Prep, has been named as the 2018 Gatorade ... Read More

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

Lincoln Medical Plaza in Paradise Valley to be Redeveloped

The redevelopment of the Lincoln Medical Plaza in Paradise Valley is getting a nudge from the town council. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the town council on June 14 is set to provide guidelines of ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 13, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Xavier College Preparatory Athletic Director Earns Prestigious Award

The athletic director at Xavier College Preparatory has earned a lifetime achievement award. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Sister Lynn Winsor, the athletic director at Xavier College Preparatory, has earned the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s (AIA) ... Read More

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

Paradise Valley Ranks No. 7 on Niche’s ‘2018 Best Places to Raise a Family’ List

Paradise Valley 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 ... Read More

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

Historic SmokeTree Resort Renovation Set for Council Review

Paradise Valley’s Town Council is set to review plans to renovate one of the city’s first resorts. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the Town Council will vote on renovation plans and a special use permit ... Read More

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

Two Paradise Valley Seniors Named Flinn Scholars

Two Paradise Valley seniors are among 22 in all of Arizona named Flinn Scholars. According to 12News.com, Lauren Paxton, a senior at Pinnacle High School, and Kyle Kline, a senior at Paradise Valley High School, are ... Read More

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

Special Olympics Torch Passed Through Paradise Valley During Community Celebration

A community event held for the first time this year also helped celebrate the Special Olympics. According to the Town of Paradise Valley Independent, Paradise Valley’s first annual Law Enforcement Torch Run and Community Carnival Celebration ... Read More

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

9-1-1 Texting Option Goes Live in Maricopa County

Residents in Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley, launched in April texting services ... Read More

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

Phoenix Country Day School Best Private High School in State, According to Niche

Phoenix Country Day School, a private school in Paradise Valley, is the best private school in the state of Arizona. According to recently released 2018 rankings by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on April 24, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley’s SmokeTree Resort to Get Revitalized

Paradise Valley’s historic SmokeTree Resort is going to get a major revitalization. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, The SmokeTree Resort, located at 7101 E. Lincoln Dr., first opened in 1966, but hasn’t undergone any significant ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on April 18, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Hall of Fame Pitcher Randy Johnson’s Paradise Valley Mansion for Sale

A hall of fame baseball player’s Paradise Valley mansion that’s for sale has a price reduction. According to AZCentral.com, hall of famer and former Arizona Diamondback pitcher Randy Johnson’s Paradise Valley mansion was recently reduced to ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on April 10, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Named One of 2018 Best Places to Live in Arizona

Paradise Valley is among one of the top 10 places to live in the state. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Paradise Valley is the 8th ... Read More

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

Two Paradise Valley Mansions Sell for More Than $4.9 Million Each

Two mansion in Paradise Valley have recently sold, each fetching around $5 million, and offering impressive luxury features. According to azcentral.com, the first mansion sold is a $5-million home located in Paradise Valley's new Cholla Heights ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on March 27, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Celebrity Golf Tournament in Paradise Valley to Benefit Ray of Hope Foundation

A celebrity golf tournament to be held at Paradise Valley’s Mountain Shadows Resort May 3-4 will benefit the Ray of Hope Foundation. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the Inaugural Mountain Shadows Celebrity Shootout is set ... Read More

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

Former Arizona Diamondback Matt Williams Lists Paradise Valley Mansion for $9.5 Million

A former Major League Baseball star is selling his Paradise Valley home for $9.5 million. According to AZCentral.com, Matt Williams, a former Arizona Diamondbacks star player turned coach, recently listed his Paradise Valley home for sale ... Read More

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

Local Honor Student Nominated as ‘Future Medical Leader’

A local honor student will be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Massachusetts this coming June. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Chaparral High School student Amber Schweigert was nominated to be a ... Read More

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

Nirvana Food Festival Returns to Paradise Valley in April

This spring, the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will once again transform into a “culinary heaven” as it hosts the Nirvana food festival. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the second annual event is ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on February 26, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Giordano’s to Bring Chicago-Style Pizza to Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley will soon be home to an iconic Chicago-style pizza parlor. According to Phoenix’s ABC15, Giordano’s, known for its stuffed deep dish pizza, has confirmed plans to open a restaurant across from Paradise Valley Mall. The ... Read More

In Blog, Dining on February 22, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Four Xavier College Preparatory Win 2017 Congressional App Challenge

Four Xavier College Preparatory juniors have won the 2017 Congressional App Challenge from Arizona’s 9th Congressional District. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Lillian Castle, Emily Conn, Katherine Katsenes and Katherine Thomas created an app called ... Read More

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

Valley Youth Theatre’s Production of ‘The Hobbit’ Opens Feb. 9

Valley Youth Theatre's production of "The Hobbit" is set to open this weekend. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the play is a dramatized version of the book by J.R.R. Tolkein, who is also the author ... Read More

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

Don Logan Earns 2018 Town of Paradise Valley Diversity Award

The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i of Paradise Valley recently presented its 2018 Diversity Champion Award to a deserving local man. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Don Logan was honored with the award on Jan. ... Read More

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

Buildium Names Phoenix a Real Estate ‘Market to Watch’ This Year

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

Paradise Valley Joins ‘Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life Month’

Paradise Valley announced that January will be “Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life Month” in the city. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the movement seeks to inspire youth to tell a trusted adult when ... Read More

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