Phoenix Block Watch Grant Offers Free Curb Address Painting for Local Neighborhoods
The city of Phoenix Block Watch has approved a grant to refresh curb house address numbers for residents of Heritage Heights, Mountain Preserve, Mountain Estates, and Paradise Gardens. This initiative offers professionally painted curb address numbers at no cost to homeowners, enhancing visibility and safety in these communities.

Residents interested in having their curb house numbers painted this month can contact Heritage Heights Block Watch Leader Christine Lyons by texting or calling 480-951-6410 or emailing [email protected].

The new curb numbers will be painted with commercial-grade reflective paint, providing several benefits. Bright and freshly painted house numbers improve visibility for emergency responders, aiding in quicker response times. They also assist delivery services in accurately locating homes and make it easier for guests to find addresses, enhancing the overall neighborhood appeal.

This grant-funded project underscores the importance of community safety and aesthetics. By ensuring that house numbers are clearly visible, the Phoenix Block Watch and participating neighborhoods are taking proactive steps to support local residents and services.
Town of Paradise Valley Hosts Monthly Coffee with a Cop Event
Residents are invited to join the Town of Paradise Valley Police Department for Coffee with a Cop, held on the first Wednesday of every month. This month’s gathering will take place on June 5, offering an opportunity to discuss new topics related to public safety and connect with the community.

The event will be held at 6401 E. Lincoln Dr. and promises a unique chance for residents to engage in open conversations with local law enforcement. In addition to the usual discussions, the June meeting will feature a special presentation on fire prevention by the Phoenix Fire Department. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and interact with local firefighters, learning valuable safety tips and information.

Coffee with a Cop aims to build better relationships between the police department and the community, fostering trust and mutual understanding. These monthly meetings provide a casual, approachable setting for residents to voice their concerns, ask questions, and get to know the officers who serve their community.

Federal Pizza Announces New Location in PV Development
Photo courtesy of Federal Pizza
Federal Pizza, a popular uptown Phoenix eatery known for its wood-fired pizzas and craft beers, is expanding to a new location at the PV redevelopment site at Paradise Valley Mall. Construction for the new spot is set to begin this summer, with the grand opening slated for early 2025.
Upward Projects, the Phoenix-based restaurant group behind Federal Pizza, as well as Postino Wine Cafe, Joyride Taco House, Windsor, and Churn, eagerly seized the chance to open a second Federal Pizza location. “Federal is by far our most requested restaurant. Fans from all over the Valley have been asking for years if we’d open one in their neighborhood, but, until now, we just couldn’t find the perfect fit,” says Lauren Bailey, co-founder and CEO of Upward Projects.

Federal Pizza will join a host of other local favorites in the new entertainment, business, and residential hub in north Phoenix. Last year, RED Development announced that Blanco Cocina + Cantina, Flower Child, Wren House Brewing Co., and Frost Gelato would also be part of PV. Moreover, Trevor’s, a combination liquor store, bar, and hangout, will open its fourth Valley location at PV later this year.

“We’ve been really impressed with the thoughtful way RED Development has rethought and reinvigorated this landmark property and are proud to bring our first-ever restaurant to the established, and evolving north Phoenix community,” Bailey adds.

The upcoming 4,243-square-foot Federal Pizza location will offer the same beloved menu of wood-fired pizzas, pastas, salads, Churn ice cream, and a variety of craft beers and wines that customers enjoy at the uptown location. This new spot will join other major establishments in the mixed-use development, such as Whole Foods, TEN Sushi, and Life Time.

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