32nd Street Lifestyle

Spotlight on Local businesses and community

Hello, Neighbors!
Our annual Community Party is coming up soon! Please join us as we celebrate in fun events,
food, & music!
We had over 700 people attend last year’s party, and we expect to see an even larger crowd
this year!
 
Thank you to everyone who has sponsored and volunteered! We are very lucky to have such a
wonderful group of people to help make this event amazing.
G.A.I.N Community Party
Saturday, November 4th
3:00pm-5:30pm
Mercury Mine Basin Park, 3324 E Mountain View Road
For a list of activities and events, please take a look at our Community Party flyer below!

Check, Please! Arizona: 32 Shea!

Each week, Check, Please! Arizona features a trio of guests who dine and then review three local restaurants they recommended to each other. James Beard award-winning chef Robert McGrath hosts the half-hour program. Guest reviewers dine and then dish on 32 Shea.

32 Shea, located right on North 32nd Street and Shea, is a unique restaurant with a lot to offer! This restaurant has a convenient location, drive-thru, patio, dog-friendly, and is community-inspired! 32 Shea is a place where days feel like a bustling espresso bar/cafe, while nights feel like an intimate and cozy lounge/restaurant. It’s like two different places all in one. Every morning starts as a coffee shop, offering a variety of specialty coffee drinks- even better than your favorite coffee drink of choice from your favorite coffee shop. The menu offers not only breakfast, but also includes lunch and dinner. Each menu is created specifically to appeal for the times of breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Take a look at this video from Check, Please! Arizona  to learn more about this hot spot to dine, relax, and connect with your community right around the corner!

32 Shea Located at 10626 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85028

For menu information, hours, and all other information about 32 Shea- please click here .

 

New Development Starting Construction!

Courtesy of: Louisa Ward  – Mountain Preserve Blockwatch Leader & RE/MAX Neighborhood Specialist 

Hello, Neighbors!
I wanted to update you on the new infill development that is going in the vacant lot on 32nd street, south of Cactus street next to
the Basis school. The name of the neighborhood is 32North, and will consist of 35 homes.
Here are the renderings of the different plans and their pricing:
I spoke with the agent for the development, and this is what he shared with me. They’re expecting to proceed with construction this
summer and sales will start in the next few weeks. With these type of developments, the best prices are usually given at the beginning
and will slowly increase as the development is completed. He’s also receiving many calls and emails daily for these homes.
This buzz is great news for our community’s revitalization efforts!
If you have any questions about these homes, please let me know.
     Thank you,
Louisa Ward
Mountain Preserve Blockwatch Leader
RE/MAX Neighborhood Specialist

March Community Meeting Recap! + Pictures

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to our Block Watch Meeting this Tuesday! It was a packed house & we had some great speakers. Here’s a recap of the information shared:
-Our sponsors were Aioli Burger, Great American Title, & Louisa Ward of RE/Max Excalibur. Thank you for providing great food!

-We are looking for volunteers to help plan our big Community Party in October. If you’d like to help plan or be a sponsor, please reply to this email. 
-Sargent James Rothschild shared with us about Silent Witness
     *The best way to keep your neighborhood safe is to get to know your neighbors
     *All reports to Silent Witness are kept anonymous. A report to Silent Witness does not make a police report
     *The types of crimes that are best reported to Silent Witness are felonies, potential drug houses, or chop shops, etc
     *Stay connected to Silent Witness by watching their Facebook page or downloading their app on their website. Much more consistent than the news.
     *If one of your tips leads to an arrest, you can call back in 30 days to confirm your tip lead to an arrest. They will give you a code & instructions on how to claim your reward anonymously.
     *Silent Witness is a non profit organization that depends on fundraisers to continue to serve our community.
-Councilwoman Debra Stark provided updates on District 3
     *Walgreens update: Walgreens has paid the lease through the end of the year. Nothing will happen with the building until then.
     *Is the Bashas Complex being sold? No official word yet either way.
     *Investigation into loud planes flying overhead: Checked with aviation- no flight paths go directly over the neighborhood. If this is your concern, please follow up with Councilwoman Stark.
     *Multifamily Housing north of Bashas: There was a hold up with the drainage plan being approved but construction is now moving forward.
     *Vacant ADOT Building: Nothing concrete happening yet. Developer from Paradise Gardens is submitting designs to do something creative, possibly mountain biking inspired, with the building. The Desert Botanical Garden is showing interest too.
     *N32nd Public Art: Will be installed soon. The art will be hands made of thin metal meant to represent butterflies placed on several telephone poles.
     *Remodel/Design of Paradise Valley Mall: New plans have been submitted to the mall’s corporate office to turn a portion of the mall into an our door shopping experience to give the mall new life.
     *New businesses coming to the neighborhood: TapHouse Kitchen will begin remodeling the building near the Chevron at 32nd & Shea
     *Life Storage will be building storage units on the triangle piece of land at the south east corner of Cheryl & 32nd St.
     *Housing development on the northeast corner of Cheryl & 31st street: zoning adjustments were made because of where the garage doors face. Once that has been approved, construction of single family homes will begin.
     *Zoning Change requested for a single level office building  on the southeast corner of 37th & Shea.
Thanks again to everyone who came and made this meeting a great success! Stay tuned for more exciting updates and information about our Community Party planning meetings coming soon!

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Cranky Monkey Bike Shop

cranky-monkey-bike-shop-600pxCranky Monkey Bike Shop is a full service bike shop that offers bicycle repair services and bicycle parts for sale.  In addition to servicing bikes they often organize neighborhood bike rides and mountain bike rides. Stay connected in the community by joining a Cranky Monkey bike ride through the Sheaborhood and neighboring mountains.

They are located at 10880 North 32nd Street Suite #21
Hours:
Monday- Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday- 9 am-4 pm
Sunday- closed