Neighborhood News & Notes

As our economy looks for some positive signs, at least one closet industry seems to be thriving: secondhand clothing stores are seeing a surge in popularity. And yes, the pun is intended. Closets in more and more places are being stocked with new (or, rather, gently used) fashions. Whether it’s the new economy, the trend […]

Advisory: Be cautious of ‘clean-cut’ sales approach

Be dubious of that clean-cut salesman who comes to your door, police are advising. It seems south Tempe has been the target of a long-running scam that is meant to tug at your heart strings to convince you to buy. Small groups of pleasant-looking young men have been posing as the “boy from around the […]

Neighborhood News & Notes – Diablos’ Casino Capers

Mardi Gras came early this year, courtesy of one of our community’s most charitable-and most fun-organizations. The Tempe Diablos’ splashy annual fundraising event, Casino Capers, created the perfect setting for a fun-filled confluence of Las Vegas and New Orleans. From the beads that adorned the guests to the parade that wrapped its way around the […]

Neighborhood News & Notes

Email, texting and social networking sites like Facebook and My Space have created a society in which face-to-face interaction almost seems to have become obsolete.  All across the world, people don’t have to be in the same hemisphere, let alone the same room, to stay in touch. Some may see this as an advantage, others […]