# Queen creek
Maritza’s Pupusas serves up traditional Salvadoran cuisine in Queen Creek
Maritza’s Pupusas in Queen CreekMaritza’s Pupusas Facebook. If you’re not familiar with Salvadoran cuisine, it might be a good time to head to Queen Creek and try some. Maritza’s Pupusas is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it roadside restaurant located at 1532 West Ocotillo Road.
Community shaken by death of Queen Creek mayor — his legacy eulogized by many
(Queen Creek, AZ) The Mayor of Queen Creek, Gail Barney, died at 74 after battling a longtime lung infection. Barney grew up in Queen Creek on a farm with his family. He noticed and experienced some problems on the farm, so he got into the local government to help.
Queen Creek, Arizona
The Town was called Rittenhouse until 1947.
Locals host a first annual, crowdfunded Juneteenth celebration in Queen Creek
A 2021 Juneteenth celebration.Jon Cherry/Getty Images. (Queen Creek, AZ) On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth became a federal holiday in the U.S. Its importance was already inherent before being given that official status, as it commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States on June 19, 1865.
Lennar Corp purchases Queen Creek land, with plans to build hundreds of new homes
(Queen Creek, Ariz.) — The Lennar Corporation is making final preparations to build nearly 300 new homes in a market regarded annually as the Valley's strongest. On May 3, Lennar closed on a $42 million land parcel in Queen Creek, on which it plans to begin construction on 281 new home sites. Lennar's 90-acre slice is part of a larger, 310-acre masterplan called Madera, which Communities Southwest oversees.
The Olive Spa in Queen Creek has the best gifts for Mom on Mother's Day!
Looking for the best Mother's Day gifts from a local vendor right here in Arizona? Then you need to check out the Olive Spa at the Queen Creek Olive Mill in the East Valley! The Mother-Daughter team behind the Olive Spa make everything by hand from the olive oil they have right there at the Mill. These all natural products are perfect for Mom for Mother's Day, or any day! Check out their gift boxes or the individual items here: OliveSpa.com @TheOliveSpa_AZ The producer of this content is not affiliated with this brand and will receive no payments for purchases made.
The new StretchLab in Queen Creek helps you extend your limbs for an assortment of results
(Queen Creek, AZ) Boutique exercising may be a convenient gym concept, but according to StretchLab, there’s another aspect of wellness that should come before and after you head to the treadmill.
Superior day trip: The Boyce Thompson Arboretum has plants galore and an upcoming brunch just for mom
One of the trails at Boyce Thompson ArboretumBoyce Thompson Arboretum. (Superior, AZ) The Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona, is the oldest and largest botanical garden in the state. It was founded in 1924 by Col. William Boyce Thompson, who had a particular interest in plants and conservation.
Four of Arizona’s favorite restaurants opened in Pinal County this year, and more could be on the way
Several new restaurants have opened in the Pinal County area so far this year with reports of more incoming. The Mesa-based seafood restaurant Angry Crab Shack cut the ribbon on its first Casa Grande location this month. The popular chain, which specializes in seafood boils with Asian-Cajun flavors, was opened in 2013 by former NFL player Ron Lou. Since then, the chain has expanded across Arizona and its new location in Casa Grande is the 14th in the state.
Schnepf Farms honors some of Arizona’s architectural past by saving historic farm buildings
(Queen Creek, AZ) For decades Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek has been a shining example of Arizona husbandry. For 81 years the working farm has prided itself on serving the community alongside other local farmlands, bringing not only fresh produce to stores and family dinner tables, but making sure Arizona’s valuable agricultural story remains inspirational for generations to come.
Roots N' Boots ropes Queen Creek rodeo fans into fun, education, and food
(Queen Creek, AZ) Roots N’ Boots, the event that calls itself “More than a rodeo,” returns for its annual installment from March 17 to March 20. The much-anticipated community happening will find the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre full of people, barn animals, and the aroma of delicious barbeque.
The Burger Trolley is now serving the Queen Creek area
(Pinal County, AZ) The food truck craze is back in gear — maybe even into overdrive after a few years of being curbed due to the pandemic. If you have driven through the Queen Creek area recently via West Hunt Highway near the South Ellsworth transition, you may have spotted a red trolley and wondered what it is and why it’s there.
A fair is coming to Queen Creek at Schnepf Farms Agritainment Park
Get ready to step right up for the second annual Schnepf Farms Agritainment Park in Queen Creek starting on the weekends of March 10 to April 3, 2022. This happens from Thursday to Sunday each week.