Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween

Watch out for trick or treaters this evening.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

About Town

The new Florence High School complex is coming up nicely on Gantzel.

Banner Ironwood Hospital, under construction on Ironwood / Gantzel Rd.

The new Shoe Pavilion in Queen Creek, going out of business almost as soon as it opened. A sign of the economy I'm sure.

Morning traffic jam again on Ironwood approaching the 60. We need two left turn lanes. The delays in the morning are quite annoying. Add another 20 minutes to your commute.

Saturday, October 18, 2008


Just so you know, San Tan Village offers FREE music every Friday and Saturday from 6 - 8 pm near Harkins Theatres.

From their website:

Weekend Music

Now through Saturday, December 27, 20086:30pm - 9pm

Enjoy the relaxing sounds of music, Friday and Saturday evenings!From now through the end of the year, SanTan Village will host music every Friday and Saturday evenings, from 6:30pm - 9pm in the Gathering Courtyard in front of Harkins Theatres.

Enjoy entertaining sounds from local solos, duos and trios, providing an ambient environment unlike any other shopping destination in Gilbert. *Music will stop in the Gathering Courtyard on Saturday evenings during the Fall Concert Series, October 25 - November 22 and will resume on November 29.

Friday, October 17: Mary Hoffman - Country Western
Saturday, October 18: Pete Pancrazi - Jazz Standards
Friday, October 24: Patte Williams & Company
Friday,October 31: Whitney Steele - Contemporary Folk
Friday,November 7: Mary Hoffman - Country Western
Friday, November 14: Pete Pancrazi - Jazz Standards
Friday,November 21: Blues Legend Hans Olson

Free is Good. - Agreed?

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Hooray for Uncle Bears !

Uncle Bears Bar and Grill opens in Queen Creek. Locals rejoice.

I finally had the chance to check out Uncle Bears Grill and Bar on Rittenhouse. It has only been open for a few weeks. When the Uncle Bears opened on the Power Road location we could never get a seat in the place as it was packed.

This location is extra roomy with a giant bar that seats about twenty. There is an outdoor patio area and tons of big screen TV's for any sports enthusiast. It has a nice comfortable atmosphere and the food is decent too.

Hooray for Uncle Bears! We wish you luck in Queen Creek. Thanks for considering Queen Creek as a location. We sorely need more establishments such as this.

Uncle Bears is located at 21151 E Rittenhouse, Queen Creek AZ 85242.

Sunday, October 5, 2008


One day it was an old house with some horses in it's small yard. The next day it was a burned out building and eyesore on Ocotillo. I blinked my eyes and it was gone. Bulldozed. Not a bad thing.

I do worry about those big trees on Ocotillo near Ironwood. I always wonder how old they are and what type of trees they are. How many animals live in them. I fully expect for them to be torn down in the sake of progress. I'm sure someone thinks they are dangerous. I think they are interesting and beautiful. They are more than likely some of the oldest trees in the area.

R.I.P. old burned out building.