The word "green" assumes more than one meaning for Matt Hyde and Sarah Wertz of Run Rabbit Farm in Paulden.|
Hyde and Wertz, both former classmates at Prescott College, are "green" at farming by themselves, and when it comes to selling at farmers markets. They only grow vegetables, which are green (and other colors).
They marked their debut at the Prescott Farmers Market...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
|Husband's job loss was catalyst for Katie Dean's cookie venture|
The awed response from friends biting into her chocolate chip sandwich cookies for the first time elicited the name for Katie Dean's creations - OhKatie!Cookies.|
Dean started her cottage industry of selling...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
|Carl's Jr. coming to Crossroads|
A national chain is coming to town.|
Carl's Jr. is going in at the Prescott Valley Crossroads shopping center.
Monday, April 12, 2010
|Chopper scene revs up with vintage motorcycle shop|
Q & A with Frenchy and Susan Fanchier, owners of Crescent Moon Cycles at 7391 E. First St. in Prescott Valley. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.|
Friday, April 9, 2010
|Royal 'T' turns old Y-Not into game space for older 'kids'|
One of Prescott Valley's landmarks sports a new look, a new name and a new enterprise. The Royal "T" Sports Hall now occupies the former Y-Not Lounge next to the PV Motel.|
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
|Businesses need to prepare for life's unexpected twists|
Jody Pariseau used to say that her husband Norm never got sick.|
Those days are unfortunately past.
Today, Norm sits at home, trying to regain his health as his body battles cancer while Jody and their son, Chris, step up to take bigger roles in Norm's Lock & Safe business.
"We've worked side by side for 20 years," she said.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
|How suite it is: Comfort Suites earns award in first year|
Comfort Suites opened in Prescott Valley just before Christmas in 2008. Already it ranks ninth out of 529 franchises by the guest satisfaction index, qualifying it for a "Platinum" rating from Choice Hotels. |
The index, from guest surveys, takes into account such as a patron's likelihood of returning, room cleanliness, and friendliness of staff.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
|Building owner seeks help to restore faded signage|
The owners of a vacant historical building on Main Street, Humboldt, are fixing to give it a new coat of paint in the spring. Before that happens, however, the building manager is giving a shout out for help to repaint the old Coca-Cola advertisement on the side of the former Humboldt Mercantile building.|
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
|Concierge helps you find the specialists you need|
A new business serving the Quad Cities and the Verde Valley offers free help finding local, licensed and insured contractors and home repair specialists.|
From the Ground Up Homeowner's Concierge is a local contractor referral service that even schedules appointments, if desired.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
|Master's Touch charter services gets new office|
After running Master's Touch Christian Charter Services and Tours from their home in Prescott Valley for nine years, Warren and Debby Micale relocated to a large, airy office on Second Street. With 12 full-time employees, the business definitely needed the space.|
"We're the only locally owned and operated full-service charter and tour company in northern Arizona," Warren said.
Master's Touch offers both day trips, multi-day trips and extended tours, to destinations near and far in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
|Ultimate Automotive first certified Green Shop
PV auto shop owners Rose and Al Beseler received their Arizona Green Shop certificate from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality on Nov. 24. |
Ultimate Automotive Repair is now one of only three certified Green Businesses in Northern Arizona, with the other two in Sedona and Camp Verde.
Rose said it was an Oprah Winfrey show that got her to thinking about the business.
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
|Folks flock to Fuddruckers for fresh food in Prescott Valley|
Even people not familiar with the menu at a Fuddruckers restaurant are familiar with the unusual name. Those on a first-name basis simply call it Fudds, and know all about the build-your-own burger bar and made-from-scratch buns.|
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
|Prescott Valley couple supplies the life of the party
with new boutique|
While many young people leave the area to seek their fortune elsewhere, Prescott Valley residents Andrew and Kathy McFadden are staying put and counting on their brand new Gift and Party Boutique for their livelihood.|
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
|Rustica unites Italian, Southwest and Southern cuisine|
Prescott Valley's most distinctive dining experience just might be at Rustica Bistro and Wine Bar. It's Italian food with a Southwest twist, topped with amazing wines, according to chef and owner Christopher Martin.|
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
|Talk of the Town is business true to its name|
Business has been brisk in the first month Prescott Valley's new resale furniture store, Talk of the Town, has been open. |
It's because the shop is living up to its name - people are telling their friends - say owners Mike and Joyce Fredericks.
The Fredericks moved to Prescott Valley just over two months ago and opened Talk of the Town July 3.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009