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Arizona Bike Garage Matt Stewart

Former motocross star opens city’s first bike shop

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then retail businesses are all about finding the right niche. And what could be better...

Local man sweeps on ‘Shark Tank’

When The Villages resident Shane Pannell found himself a stay-at-home dad after selling his share of a pest control company, he didn’t know he...
Minuteman Supply Pearle Robertson

Navy veteran opens gun shop

A Navy veteran is behind the city’s second gun shop. Pearle Robertson opened up Minuteman Supply in mid-January at The Wells, signing a three-year lease...
Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts announces opening date

Sprouts Farmers Market has announced an opening date for its long-awaited 23,000-square-foot store in Sonoran Creek Marketplace. The grocer announced Friday that construction will finish...

Arizona favorite to join Maricopa restaurant lineup 

BoSa Donuts, an Arizona favorite for sweet treats for breakfast – and throughout the day – is coming to Maricopa.  The restaurant, which has more...

Maricopa entrepreneur overcomes hurdles, prepares to launch his product

Maricopa resident Shane Pannell, who appeared on the television show Shark Tank, is about to launch his product on the market after numerous manufacturing...
Anderson Farms Google Earth

Lennar Homes seeks to develop 640-acre site

Lennar Homes is seeking permission to build a large housing development on 640 acres in southeast Maricopa. In a pre-application narrative filed on behalf of...

Major retail development coming soon 

Maricopa City Manager Rick Horst has confirmed that a major retail development is coming to the area at the southeast end of the overpass...

Housing-related businesses rebounding

Although many in the Valley still suffer from the repercussions of the housing crisis, some Maricopa business owners in housing-related industries said business finally...
Water heater

Maintenance can help extend life of your water heater

By Terry Leamon, My Maricopa Plumber Do you wonder if water heater flushes are necessary? Do you do regular maintenance on your water heater? Well, if...
Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers Sonoran Creek

New sit-down restaurant coming to Maricopa

Maricopans will have a new sit-down restaurant option next spring. Popular Valley restaurant Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers has confirmed it will add a location in...
H2O-Live_Wave-Pool-ADG

Major waterpark, surf attraction coming to Maricopa

A major water park and surfing attraction looks to be coming to Maricopa. The agenda for next Tuesday’s city council meeting includes a scheduled vote...

Skimmers victimize Maricopans, clean out bank accounts

Skimmers are active in Maricopa. Very active. Leticia Rios found out the hard way. So have a lot of others. Rios was victimized on Aug. 5, the...

Mapping out the development boom in Maricopa

Development is rampant in Maricopa, and there are as many opinions about it as there are rooftops being added to the city. One thing...

Critically-acclaimed restaurant coming to Maricopa

A critically acclaimed Phoenix restaurant is planning to open a location just south of the new Maricopa Library and Cultural Center near city hall. Cocina...

Major development in progress south of Maricopa

A 1,000-acre parcel south of Maricopa could be the site of one of the next major housing projects around the city. Tempe-based W Holdings, which...
Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers Sonoran Creek

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers adjusts opening date

One of the city’s most hotly anticipated sit-down restaurants has adjusted its construction timeline. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers was initially slated to open a Maricopa...

Police seize $23K in meth during bust

Early Tuesday morning a man was arrested and charged with possession of what police say was $23,000 worth of methamphetamine. The suspect, Ryan M. Toto,...

Health inspector dings 13 businesses with 40 violations

A summary of the March 15-April 11 food inspections by Pinal County Environmental Health Services: Bashas' Deli Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces and Utensils Observed a...

Sunrise Diner hit with 22 health violations

April was a tough month for Sunrise Diner, which racked up 22 violations during two health inspections. County health inspectors use more of a "carrot"...
Carls Jr

Carl’s Jr. making a Maricopa comeback

Carl’s Jr. is returning to Maricopa. Sustainability Engineering Group of Scottsdale has filed a pre-application and request for site plan approval with the city for...
Sonoran Creek Marketplace

Major retailer set to join Sonoran Creek Marketplace

The roster of tenants at Sonoran Creek Marketplace is filling out with the addition of a major retailer and other businesses. Taking the 21,950 square-foot...

Computer store owner happy with new location

Steve Sanders, owner of Data Doctors in Maricopa, said foot traffic at his store has increased about 50 percent since he moved in mid...
State Route 347

‘Stars aligning’ on SR347 solution as Gila River signals cooperation

For several years, the rocky relationship between the Gila River Indian Community and the Arizona Department of Transportation hasn't done much to advance a...

New retail coming to Maricopa Wells Shopping Center

A proposed 5,576 square foot multi-tenant shop building with a drive through will soon be coming to the Maricopa Wells Shopping Center. The new...
UltraStar Multi-tainment Center

UltraStar out at Ak-Chin entertainment center

UltraStar Cinemas, the company that has been managing the entertainment complex at Ak-Chin Circle, is out. In a Facebook message posted about 9 p.m. on...

Relationship more important than quick sale

To people driving by, Glenn Jones Auto Center on the North John Wayne Parkway looks like a “trailer on a plot of dirt” with...

Sweet new dining option coming to town

The growth in Maricopa isn’t stopping, and that’s just the way the cookie crumbles. Or in this case, "Crumbl(s)." Crumbl Cookies, a dessert chain known for...

Proposed development near Walmart changes course

A 23-acre development near Walmart originally planned as an age-targeted community of patio homes is changing course, according to its land use consultant. “The 4EVR...
Sprouts Sonoran Creek Maricopa AZ

Sprouts to anchor shopping plaza on John Wayne Parkway

Sprouts will open in Maricopa in the fall of 2021 at the Sonoran Creek Marketplace, according to the company marketing the retail property. And a...