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Nearly 700 new apartment units currently in the works in Prescott

With approval of a new apartment project this past week and the pending groundbreaking for another, a total of five large complexes could soon be under construction within Prescott city limits.

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Need2Know: Cuppers Coffee House moves; new brewery construction; and tri-city area chamber mixer set

Cuppers Coffee House, a longtime downtown-Prescott mainstay, is set to re-open soon at a new downtown location.

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Arizona Eco Development submits revised Granite Dells application

City staff to begin review request for annexation; no date for hearings yet

It is now official: Arizona Eco Development has finalized its request to the City of Prescott for annexation and development of hundreds of acres of Granite Dells-area land.

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Open meeting law complaint filed over recent Prescott Council session

Pair say police kept residents from entering chambers on March 26 despite open seats

When upwards of 1,000 people converged on Prescott City Hall on March 26 for a City Council discussion on a “Save the Dells” petition, many people were unable to get seats in the 150-capacity council chambers.

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Goals set to make Downtown Prescott more attractive

‘Flip this Town’-inspired initiative sets goals aimed at visitors and locals

The Whiskey Row alley could flourish, downtown businesses could occasionally stay open later, and parking-limit times could increase.

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City’s newer water mains suffer from ‘premature’ breaks

In Prescott’s lengthy history, the underground pipes that carry the community’s water have been known to last 75 years or longer.

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Waterline breaks plague Cliff Rose neighborhood

City says claims for damages must prove ‘negligence’

In the middle of the night a few days after Christmas, residents of a quiet neighborhood in Cliff Rose had an unwelcome visitor: a surge of more than a quarter-million gallons of water rushing down their street.

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‘Flip this Town’ analysis offers roadmap forward for downtown Prescott

Longer parking, outdoor dining, event-centered alleys are among the ideas

Is Prescott sending out a not-so-subtle message that visitors are welcome, but only for a short time? Ron Drake, the “Flip this Town” consultant who spent three days in Prescott in late January, thinks so.

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Need2Know: Jen’s 7th Ave. Café, 200-unit apartment complex and Margaret T. Morris Center celebrates 20 years

From its fresh-squeezed orange juice to its house-roasted corned beef, the new Jen’s 7th Avenue Café in Prescott Valley has an “everything’s fresh” motto.

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Longtime state Sen. Steve Pierce tapped to fill Stringer’s LD1 seat

Repairing Yavapai County’s ‘tarnished image’ central to supervisors’ replacement of Stringer

A “reset,” a “renewal,” and a “refreshing” – they were all words that Yavapai County Supervisors used April 3, prior to choosing longtime State Sen. Steve Pierce to replace embattled Rep. David Stringer in the House of Representatives.

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