Vapor Wheels, a local wheelchair wheel company, partners with a business from the United Kingdom
Ryan Baker of Vapor Wheels shows off his company's product.Courtesy of Vapor Wheels. (Pinal County, AZ) Vapor Wheels, a Tempe, Arizona-based company that creates a new breed of wheelchair wheels has built an OEM partnership with 360 Fabrications in the United Kingdom.
Enjoy a leash-free summer at 10 of DougCo’s dog parks
The 10 off-leash dog parks throughout DougCo.Douglas County Government. (Douglas County, Colo.) DougCo has much to offer outside and even though leash laws are in place there are 10 off-leash dog parks to enjoy year-round.
City of Alameda launches new parking enforcement program to alleviate traffic, increase parking
(Bethany Clarke/Getty Images) Alameda launches new parking program to enforcement compliance. The City of Alameda has launched a new parking program aimed at enforcing driver’s compliance with parking and traffic rules around the island. The program also includes transferring the responsibility of enforcement from city police to Alameda’s public works department, East Bay Times reports.
Creating a legacy: A farm family focused on growth in Casa Grande
Co-owner Nancy Caywood of Caywood FarmsCaywood Farms Facebook. (CASA GRANDE, AZ) - Looking across the vast desert landscape in Arizona, it’s interesting to consider how important farming is to our state’s history. Being the 5th largest state in the country, we are currently home to nearly 20,000 farms across our state, according to the Arizona Department of Agriculture, with each farm having an average size of approximately 1,600 acres.
Explore a piece of desert paradise in San Tan Mountain Regional Park
The scenic San Tan Mountain Regional ParkMaricopa County Parks. (QUEEN CREEK, AZ) - Arizona always offers a new area to explore for those who are curiously seeking beauty and adventure. Here’s one option: consisting of over 10,000 acres, the San Tan Mountain Regional Park is a large rural park located in Pinal County, and administered by Maricopa County Parks. The park is just south of Queen Creek and preserves a portion of the San Tan Mountains, making it a beautiful southwest destination to admire the Sonoran Desert.
Douglas County named healthiest county in Colorado
By Jessica Gibbs / NewsBreak Denver | May 26, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County has been ranked as the healthiest county in Colorado, a title it has landed numerous times throughout the past decade.
38 Years of BBQ: Still Smoking Up The Goods
If you fly into San Angelo Texas SJT airport and drive your way into town, you're likely to pass by Packsaddle BBQ on your left-hand side of the road just a couple of miles before hitting the town. You'd be mistaken to not make a stop inside and see what's cookn'. Let me show you why this is so.
Restaurant inspections: Orange Park entertainment venue temporarily closed by state inspectors
State inspectors temporarily closed Park Avenue Billiards, 714 Park Ave. in Orange Park, after an inspection on Friday, May 20. The entertainment venue is open 24 hours a day with more than 30 pool tables and an upstairs sports bar. The billiard hall also serves food.
Thursday in Charlotte: Bills address hemp and LGBTQ learning, Speed Street weekend and more
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the state's so-called 'Don't Say Gay' bill in March, and on Tuesday NC lawmakers debuted their own version.(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Hopefully readers are coming to our Thursday, May 26 Roundup ready to race as the upcoming Memorial Day weekend brings the Coca-Cola 600 and other NASCAR-related and NASCAR-free events to Charlotte.
Florida rental assistance program shuts down abruptly, leaving renters who were "approved" for help facing eviction
The Florida rental assistance program "OUR Florida" was designed to help low-income renters who are struggling to make ends meet. However, after an abrupt closure announcement, many renters who were approved for help but did not receive the promised funds are facing eviction.
Gunnison's Surf Jam offers new river surf workshops, contests, and a women's clinic
Surf instructor PJ Brown surfs the second wave at Gunnison Whitewater Park in Gunnison, Colorado.Photo by Dustin Doskocil, courtesy PJ Brown. The 20th Anniversary Gunnison River Festival is featuring a full day of river surf events this year, as the nonprofit celebrates its two-decade birthday in Gunnison, Colorado, 200 miles southwest of the Mile High City.
Ybor City: A destination for ice cream enthusiasts
Looking for some of the best ice cream in Tampa? Then look no further than Ybor City. Established in 1885, Ybor is considered one of Tampa's most historic regions and is registered as a National Historic Landmark District. This quaint and storied neighborhood attracts a lot of tourism, and with that comes great entertainment, shops, restaurants, and… ice cream!!
Opinion: Students with Guns Have Been Spotted at Albuquerque and Rio Rancho High Schools
Parents in Rio Rancho and Albuquerque should be extremely careful: On the day of the devastating shooting in Uvalde, Texas, two students with guns on them have been spotted in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
A concentration camp memorial exists in Pinal County: Regulated visiting is possible
Gila River War Relocation Center MemorialWikipedia. In 1942, concentration camps were erected across America just after the beginning of World War II. Over 120,000 people, mostly of Japanese ancestry, were removed from their homes and forced to live in these guarded encampments. One of them is right here in Pinal County.
The Richmond family giving away millions
I write many articles on business leaders, entrepreneurs, and billionaires. And when I do, I get messages from readers asking what these people do to give back to the community. So today, I thought we could take a quick look at one person in Richmond that is giving away millions of dollars to the local community.
Crab Du Jour in Wilmington, DE Offers Complimentary Dinners for First Responders & Healthcare Workers on June 9th
Crab Du Jour opened its Wilmington, DE location one year ago, and to celebrate the anniversary, the Crab Du Jour team has decided to host a special event to give back to the community. On Thursday, June 9th beginning at 4:30 p.m., the Crab Du Jour location at 2107 Concord Pike in Wilmington at The Shops at Fairfax Shopping Center will pack the restaurant with first responders, hospital employees, and healthcare workers for a complimentary dinner while a local marching band performs, and a number of local mascots entertain those in attendance.
Who Has The Tastiest Diner In Santa Fe, New Mexico?
Diner food is the pinnacle of the American culinary scene. There was a time when diners were the glue that held this country together, as travelers from abroad could find solace in a warm meal at a local diner. Another great thing about the diner is that it is traditionally a 24/hour operation, which means you can eat anytime, even in the middle of the night. When you've been on the road for a long time, nothing beats finding somewhere safe and warm to have a cup of coffee or a meal.
The richest person in McLean is giving away millions
I have been writing a series of articles about successful entrepreneurs and business leaders and what these wealthy people do to give back to the community. Readers love to see good news stories about people doing good things.
Teal critical of Thomas during DougCo investigation discussion
L-R: Douglas County Commissioners George Teal, Lora Thomas and Abe Laydon. |Douglas County. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas was accused of staging “a show” by fellow Commissioner George Teal during a Tuesday discussion about an upcoming investigation into allegations surrounding some of Thomas’ actions earlier this year that led to her removal as commission chair.
First Coast Expressway segment to be named Cathedral Oak Parkway
Clay County commissioners approved the name Assistant County Manager Troy Nagle and county staff settled upon for a connector road of the First Coast Expressway from US 17 to County Road 218 – Cathedral Oak Parkway.