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Ebb + Flow Coffee Co. Celebrates Four Fabulous Years on Main Street

It’s been four eventful years since best friends Karlie Warne and Liz Fast launched Ebb+ Flow Coffee Co. in the heart of Main Street. Since opening in October 2017, this caffeinated couple has kept Ebb + Flow’s shop bustling with a culture centered around community, customer service and fresh seasonal menus.

“It feels really good,” Liz admits. “We’re honored to be part of the local vibe on Main Street, which includes all ages, even students that stop by after class. As our business continues to blossom and Verrado continues its incredible growth, we’re now in a position to open a second location in Verrado next year.”

Find out what their most popular drinks are, and explore their Spooky Menu for Halloween here!

Meet Main Street at Verrado's New Property Manager

Main Street at Verrado’s longtime Property Manager, Stacey Burstein relocated across the country this past summer, and Main Street Real Estate Advisors has appointed Erin Scoursi to assume Burstein’s role.

An Arizona native, Erin held previous commercial real estate roles at McCarthy Cook & Co., CBRE and ViaWest Group. Scoursi’s current scope of responsibility includes managing the commercial office and retail for Main Street, the Verrado Commercial Condo Association and ramping up efforts for Sunrise Market, a new retail center currently under development adjacent to Main Street.

Scoursi is an Arizona State University graduate who loves spending time with her two dogs, Mick and Bowie when she’s away from the office.

“I’m excited to be a new face for the tenants on Main Street, and I really look forward to meeting everyone,” Scoursi said. “Main Street offers a charming collection of lifestyle amenities for the Verrado community and the entire West Valley. I look forward to being a support system for the businesses that make this one-of-a-kind district so inviting and unique.”

To contact Erin, email escoursi@msrea.net or call 480-398-2204.

New Owners of Main Street Lofts Embark on a Major Renovation

Perched above the mixed-use convenience of Main Street at Verrado’s local bistro, café, coffee company, frozen yogurt shop, hometown grocer and service providers are forty-five apartment units called the Main Street Lofts. Built in 2004, this Class A collection of 45 residences provides the perfect overlook on the heart of Verrado, with its pedestrian-friendly streetscape and community events. New ownership has embarked on an all-encompassing, high-end renovation designed to elevate each resident’s’ living experience. Read the entire story here.

Bashas' Celebrates Seventeen Years on Main Street in Verrado

Embracing all the elements of home, town and Arizona, Bashas’ opened on Main Street on July 30th, 2004, the same year Verrado was officially founded. Fast forward 17 years, this vibrant Arizona hometown market continues to thrive with its strong local ties, drawing residents to the charm of Main Street’s tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly street.

Store Director Dave Ullman has been at the helm of Bashas’ neighborhood grocer for nine years running. He has watched Verrado’s boundaries expand with new neighborhoods, and children grow up to become customers in their own right. “Residents like to refer to us as their ‘pantry’,” Ullman said. “In fact, some ‘regulars’ drop in as often as three or four times a day!”

How has Bashas’ on Main Street retained its status as a community hub for 17 years running? Click here for the rest of the story.

Tempo Urban Bistro Tops Arizona Restaurant Week Recommendations in the "Arizona Republic"

Arizona’s bi-annual culinary showcase known as Arizona Restaurant Week, is returning for ten delicious days, May 21-30, 2021. Chef Steven Maynard of Tempo Urban Bistro once again topped the “Arizona Republic” must-try list, out of 138  renowned dining establishments on the roster.

Tempo’s three-course prix-fixe menu is affordably priced at $44 person for discerning foodies and those who prefer classic comfort food. Starter choices include braised Kurobuta pork with sweet corn polenta and poached hen egg, or an ahi tuna stack with sticky rice, avocado and eel sauce.  Read the entire story here.

 

Keller Williams Realty Elite Moves into Prime Real Estate on Main Street

Operating Principal Wendy Patton of Keller Williams Realty Elite had three iconic words in mind when establishing her new office in the Jackson Building on Main Street this month: location, location, location. 

As the largest real estate brokerage in the world, Keller William’s new presence at the nexus of Main Street and Verrado Way will serve as a hub for more than 100 leading real estate agents that are well-versed in Verrado’s unparalleled lifestyle and amenities.

“As the Keller Williams franchise owner for the entire West Valley, I couldn’t be more excited for our Verrado team. They live, work and play right here in this beautiful community that I’m also proud to call home,” Patton said. Read the full story here.

The Blue Daisy has an 'Aveda It Girl' and Global Ambassador at the Helm

The Blue Daisy is a popular Aveda Concept Salon and Spa on Main Street, established by Verrado residents Craig and Emily Guincho in 2014, as an oasis for rejuvenation and relaxation in the West Valley.

Fast forward to today, The Blue Daisy remains a haven for all things hair, skin, massage, waxing and lashes, with 14 elite stylists and technicians that draw clientele from all corners of the Valley. “Even though our typical guest lives within a 20 minute driving radius, you truly don’t have to leave Main Street to find a salon with a resort-like ambience and artisans with the deepest technical knowledge of hair,” according to owner Craig Guincho.

At the heart of it all, The Blue Daisy is now under the direction of “Aveda It Girl”, Influencer Naomi Dove (also known as @avedaitgirl on Instagram). On the national stage, Dove is one of thirty appointed Aveda Global Ambassadors, recognized for her passion and expertise in hair, which led to her role on Aveda’s Global Texture Team. Click here to read the full story.

 

Treat Your Sweetheart on Main Street This Valentine's Day!

What better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in the heart of Verrado? Click here for seven heartwarming ways you can share the love on Main Street!

Wintrust Mortgage opens Buckeye's First Brick & Mortar Mortgage Office on Main Street

The Jackson Building on Main Street is now home to Wintrust Mortgage, the first and only mortgage company to establish a walk-in destination in Verrado and the city of Buckeye, Arizona.

“We were intrigued by the growth and enchanted by the charm of Verrado,” Wintrust Region Manager Jens Lovell said. “Our Main Street team feels fortunate to have landed in the heart of this vibrant community with scenic mountain vistas, golf course views and all the amenities of a resort lifestyle.”

In fact, the most recent U.S. Census Bureau report released in May 2020 named Buckeye, Arizona the second-fasting growing city in the U.S., realizing a 7.1% increase in population over 2019. Read the rest of the story here.

 

Main Street 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Main Street at Verrado is a multi-faceted collection of local businesses that are almost exclusively owned and operated by your friends and neighbors in Verrado. Our Main Street Holiday Gift Guide offers unique gift-giving ideas to fit your budget and wish list! Thank you for shopping Main Street’s locally owned and operated businesses, to keep a larger portion of sales in our local economy! Click here to read Main Street’s gift list of special holiday offers!

Main Street Medical's New Family Practice Optimizes Healthcare Options in Verrado

As health insurance costs and deductibles rise, a new program is disrupting the way families approach traditional healthcare. Main Street Medical recently opened October 5th, 2020 near Blue Daisy Salon to provide a unique solution called Direct Primary Care (DPC). This monthly membership program bypasses medical insurance with a small monthly fee ($20 for children, $75 for adults) that covers primary care services such as routine and urgent care, annual physical exams, minor procedures, on-site labs, EKG’s and other on-site testing. Any scans, lab work or medications prescribed are billed at the time of service at cost, plus a small administration fee. The DPC model also minimizes wait times and provides up to 45 minutes for a comprehensive visit with Dr. Cynthia Reed, Main Street Medical’s primary physician.

Read the rest of Main Street Medical’s story at this link.

Tempo Urban Bistro Remains Open for Dining & Take-Out 7 Days a Week!

No one could have predicted the curveballs local restaurateurs, including Verrado residents Stephen and Karen Maynard would face in 2020. As proprietors of Tempo Urban Bistro, a hyperlocal contemporary eatery on Main Street, they have stepped up during challenging times by creating a hybrid menu, limiting in-house dining accommodations, providing take-out options for everything on the menu, and irresistible happy hour specials. Read their story here.

Majestic Beauty Spa Announces July Savings & Specials

Main Street Aesthetics Takes a Holistic Approach to Beautiful Skin

Main Street is home to a curated collection of health and wellness services that are owned and operated by Verrado residents with exemplary skill sets to serve their neighbors and community. One proprietor that accurately fits the bill is Rachel Lee, 37, of Main Street Aesthetics. She spent eight years honing her craft in a dermatology office before opening Main Street Aesthetics three years ago, continually acquiring certifications and licenses (LE CLT/LSO CPDA) that underscore her acumen with skincare and permanent makeup. Read her story here.

Main Street Welcomes Residents Back to the Heart of Verrado

Main Street in the heart of Verrado is still keeping the beat as each collective business works hard to re-open their doors while phasing in the ‘new normal’ post-quarantine. The health and safety of every guest is first priority as they carefully ramp back up. That can mean staggering dining reservations and patient visits to limit occupancy, placing tables and queue lines six feet apart, deep cleaning and sanitizing of all surfaces, the use of masks and gloves where appropriate and much more.  All information is subject to change, please contact each business directly for protocol and updates. Click here for Main Street re-opening updates. 

Main Street Businesses Adapt to Continue Serving the Community

As we continue to monitor COVID-19’s impact on Main Street at Verrado on a daily basis, we wanted to share the operating status of Main Street services and businesses as of April 2, 2020. All information is subject to change, please contact the business directly for updates. Thank you for your ongoing support of your community and neighbors on Main Street!

Basha’s on Main Street
Basha’s is maintaining operating hours of 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. What’s more, they are now opening 30 minutes early every Tuesday and Thursday to support hospital workers and first responders that are in uniform, or show a work ID. Seniors 65 and above are also welcome to shop early every Wednesday, from 5-6 a.m. Purchase limitations remain in effect on high-demand staples.

Continue reading Main Street business status here.

Ciao Grazie in Verrado Offers Curbside Delivery During Temporary Dining Room Closure

March 18, 2020–“It is with a heavy heart that we announce at this time Ciao Grazie in Verrado will be closing the dining room until further notice. We will continue to be open for takeout immediately, and delivery starting within the next couple of days. Simply call and we will have the order ready for pickup with proper social distancing protocols as well as an option for us to deliver directly to your door.

We are hopeful this only lasts a couple of weeks, and all of our collective actions are able to turn back the tide of this awful virus. We look forward to taking care of you all in the near future as we approach what is going to be a wonderful spring and summer! Should you feel inclined to help us prepare your seat at our table once again, the purchase of gift cards is also available.” 

Please check the Ciao Grazie in Verrado Facebook page for the complete menu and further updates. To place an order, call 623-853-1717.

Thank you for your continued support and trust in our stores! – The Ciao Grazie Family

Tempo Urban Bistro Distributes Free Produce During Temporary Closure

Tempo Urban Bistro owners and Verrado residents Steven and Karen Maynard are closing their doors for several weeks,  to do their part to flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19. Putting the health and welfare of the community first, they are inviting everyone to stop by their restaurant Wednesday, March 18 at 4 p.m. while they give away their fresh produce and encourage others to bring in surplus items to share with others in need.

With the ongoing support of our caring community, great food and community gatherings will be back in the near future!

Main Street at Verrado Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2020

What better place to celebrate love, than in the heart of Verrado?  Barbershop on Main, Blue Daisy Salon & Spa, Ciao Grazie,  Ebb + Flow Coffee Co., Main Street Aesthetics, Main Street Dental, Majestic Beauty Spa, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Tempo Urban Bistro have created nine exceptional experiences that say “I love you”.  Click here for irresistible gift ideas! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main Street Reaches Full Occupancy: Sunrise Market To Launch in Late 2020

Buckeye, AZ— Anchored by Bashas’, Arizona’s hometown grocer, and a tree-lined street of shops, eateries and services adjacent to the Jackson and Davis Class A office buildings on 6.9 acres, Main Street at Verrado was developed by DMB Associates Inc. in 2008 and acquired by Main Street Core Properties, LLC in 2015. The 67,000 sf commercial hub recently reached full occupancy with the addition of Sol Power Solutions.

Herve Sarteau, President of Main Street Core Properties stated, “We are inherently proud of our investment in Main Street at Verrado, as it is such a special place! As Main Street has resonated so strongly with the Verrado community, we are in the process of launching a new 38,000 sf retail project adjacent to the Center on Main incorporating all the attributes and amenities that make Main Street so inviting.” Read about Sunrise Market here.

Sol Power Solutions on Main Street Provides Solar Energy Options

Arizona may be one of the sunniest places on earth, but landing on the best solar energy solution for your home in the West Valley can be intimidating. From loans to leases to power-purchase agreements, there are lots of options to consider. Whether you’re a new homeowner, or simply frustrated by high utility bills, Sol Power Solutions is standing by to help you choose a customized solar energy option that doesn’t require a down payment, from their new office in the Jackson Building.  Click here for the full story.

 

 

Vision Wellness Adds Office Hours & Services on Main Street

Did you realize the Jackson Building on Main Street is home to the only private Optometry practice between Verrado and the California border city of Blythe?  Verrado resident Dr. Adam Lee established his second Vision Wellness location on Main Street two and a half years ago in 2017, and recently increased his office hours on Main Street to keep up with demand. Read more news about Vision Wellness here.

 

Mermaid Bowls + Health Shots Add Fresh Seasonal Sizzle at Ebb + Flow Coffee Co.

Almost two years have flown by since best friends Karlie Warne and Liz Schwartz launched their long-standing dream, Ebb +Flow Coffee Co. on Main Street during October 2017. Since opening, this caffeinated pair of local entrepreneurs have kept Ebb + Flow’s culture centered around community, customer service and quality. Read the rest of their summer story here.

Main Street Dental Expands to Keep Verrado Families Smiling

You would be hard-pressed to find a dental practice that is more devoted to the community than Main Street Dental in Verrado. Now approaching its tenth anniversary in the Davis Building, Main Street Dental continues to invest in the future, with a newly completed expansion that includes two new patient care rooms and a spacious gaming room for video game buffs with over 1,000 vintage classics, including Pac Man and Super Mario.   To keep Main Street Dental’s experience even more inviting, patients receive treatment in chairs with built-in massagers and watch movies on overhead LCD screens. Read their story here.

 

AIM Announces a Blockbuster 2019 Summer Camp Line-Up!

With the release of Disney’s new live action “Aladdin” movie this May, Verrado kids from age 4 to 14 will be able to perfect their best Genie moves at Anderson Institute of Music and Performing Arts (AIM) Summer Camp! A ‘whole’ new world of songs, dance and acting will be added to each Aladdin camp attendee’s repertoire. Also new to the camp this summer is a Disney Princess session for aspiring actresses age 4 to 6 who love to sing and dance.

Click here for camp programs, schedule and pricing.

Join The Grand Opening Celebration Tuesday, April 23, 2019!

Stop by the Davis office building on Main Street to welcome Empower Physical Therapy to the Verrado community!

Learn more about their exceptional services here.

Ganyo Insurance Agency Brings Informed Choices to Main Street

Insurance policies are designed to provide peace of mind while meeting very specific needs.  Going forward, Verrado-area residents will have even more peace of mind with the opening of the Ganyo Insurance Agency in the Davis Building on Main Street. Ganyo’s agency gives clients the chance to review multiple proposals and make informed choices when it comes to vehicle, property and business coverage. Read their full story here.

Empower Physical Therapy Launches A Healing Practice on Main Street

When you walk through the doors of Empower Physical Therapy’s newest clinic, you’ll be greeted by practitioners who also call Verrado home. A seasoned physical therapist with over 25 years of experience, Mitas Medrano is a familiar face who will lead Main Street’s new location, as she has lived and raised her family in Verrado for over 14 years.

“We truly feel fortunate to serve the families we reside with every day, from infants to grandparents, “Medrano said. “What’s important is wellness in the long term. We don’t just treat injury or disease. First, we address each patient’s lifestyle, and what matters most to them. Then we develop priorities for posture, injury prevention, and body mechanics.”

Click here to read the rest of Empower Physical Therapy’s story.

Six Ways to Share the Love on Main Street for Valentine's Day!

What better place to celebrate LOVE, than in the heart of Verrado? Main Street is the perfect spot to share the love during the month of February. Click here to take advantage of six exceptional experiences from Barbershop on Main, Blue Daisy Salon & Spa, Ebb + Flow Coffee Co., Tempo Urban Bistro, Ciao Grazie Pizzeria & Wine Bar and Majestic Beauty Spa.

 

Majestic Beauty Spa Celebrates Its Grand Opening Nov. 30–Dec. 2

Verrado resident Jamie Farnham, RN is realizing the culmination of a dream with the opening of Majestic Beauty Spa on Main Street this week. Farnham has created a private and discreet oasis for adults seeking age-defying, confidence boosting treatments. During grand opening festivities, guests can enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while saving 20% on products and 10% on treatments, Friday, November 30 from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, December 1 from 4-9:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 2 from 10-2 p.m. Read about Majestic Beauty Spa’s services and team here.

Ciao Grazie Serves Up an Italian Holiday in Verrado

It’s hard to believe restauranteur Franco Dalu opened his bustling Ciao Grazie Pizzeria-Winebar on Main Street in Verrado ten years ago. Dalu credits his committed team and their service for Ciao Grazie’s timeless appeal.  “You arrive as a stranger, and leave as a friend,” he said. “We are consistent, never forgetting that this is our customer’s place. It’s all about the experience.”

Read more about Ciao Grazie’s handcrafted holiday menu here.

Meet Your Family-Friendly Business Owners & Neighbors On Main Street

Main Street at Verrado is a charming microcosm unlike any other in the Valley. On any given day, guests can stroll tree-lined streets, catch a glimpse of ballerinas rehearsing in white tutus, enjoy a cup of coffee or frozen yogurt, dine in hyper-local restaurants and frequent a hometown grocer or practitioner that truly cares about your health and well-being. In fact, the allure of this multi-faceted commercial district is created almost exclusively by longtime Verrado residents, highly invested in creating vibrant experiences that resonate with local culture, health and lifestyle influences.

When you frequent Main Street’s collection of locally owned and operated businesses, the ripple effect is even greater, as a significant portion of every expenditure remains in the local economy, sustaining and creating jobs in Verrado. We hope you’ll get to know these Main Street business owners, who have a personal stake in Verrado’s future.

Read their stories here.

Majestic Beauty Spa to Open this Fall on Main Street

Longtime Verrado resident Jamie Farnham, RN  will open Majestic Beauty Spa in the Jackson Building by October 2018. Farnham has 22 years of experience as a registered nurse and maintains multiple certifications. She will offer age-defying and confidence-boosting treatments ranging from botox to fillers, laser, chemical peels, IV infusions and more.

“My approach to beauty is to treat the mind, body and soul through a combination of Western medicine and naturopathic treatments,” Farnham said. “I am very excited to expand my footprint to Main Street, to accommodate even more guests and treatments!”

For more information, visit this page. 

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Orange Leaf Yogurt Celebrates One Year on Main Street with Sweet Treats & Surprises

One year ago, Orange Leaf Yogurt opened on Main Street in Verrado, offering a sweet spot where everyone can go to chill out and indulge their frozen yogurt cravings. “We want to thank our loyal guests, especially our friends and neighbors in the Verrado community, for their ongoing support,” Orange Leaf Yogurt owner and Verrado resident Myra Thompson said. “You won’t want to miss our first birthday party to win great prizes, while supplies last!”

Stop by the celebration on Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 10 pm. to enjoy.

Click here for their special offers and prizes!

 

AIM 2018 Performing Arts Summer Camp Returns by Popular Demand

The Anderson Institute of Music and Performing Arts (AIM) significantly expanded its presence on Main Street last year, opening spacious new music and theater performance studios next to Barbershop on Main. To optimize the opportunity, award-winning AIM co-founders Ed and Angela Anderson have announced a blockbuster line-up of themes and diverse opportunities for kids ages four to 18 during AIM Summer Camp 2018 including…

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Tempo Team Trivia Adds Fun and Games to Thursday Nights

It’s been more than four years since Verrado residents Steve and Karen Maynard established Tempo Urban Bistro on Main Street. Their hyperlocal concept focuses on fresh food, craft beer, music and art.  Then as fate would have it, The Maynard’s daughter urged them to attend a trivia event while vacationing in Florida. After realizing how much fun they had, The Maynards were inspired to launch their own version in Verrado on Thursday nights from 8:30-10:30 p.m.