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eep up on the latest news from Buckeye Main Street Coalition with our regular newsletters! We'll be covering various topics with each new edition and it's proven to be a great way for Buckeye residents and business owners to stay abreast of what's happening with our beautiful and historic town. We hope you enjoy it!


Merchant Incubator Markets

Posted by on Apr 16, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Merchant Incubator Markets

Over the years we have gone to many Main Street America conferences. The most exciting part of the conference is mobile workshops. This year we learned from other cities virtually thanks to Zoom platforms and Youtube. The first conference I went to was hosted in Detroit in 2014. The opening Plenary or kickoff session was in Ferndale, Michigan at the rustbeltmarket.com The Rust Belt Market Ferndale, Michigan It was the first time I had ever seen a collective market with start-up businesses! These merchant stalls were no bigger than a 8×8...

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Hometown Ace Hardware

Posted by on Mar 12, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Hometown Ace Hardware

Hometown Ace Hardware is owned and operated by the Melton and Wennberg families.  You can find just about anything you need for gardening, plumbing, electrical, and home upkeep needs. If you can’t find what you are looking for it can be ordered and picked up usually the next day.  Rick and Michelle the owners have had many BBQ fundraisers that benefit the local Rotary Club of Buckeye and they have donated countless items to annual charity auctions. Hometown Ace Hardware Hometown Ace Hardware, 1511 E. MC85, Buckeye, AZ 85326;...

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Screws & Sparkles

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Screws & Sparkles

Screws & Sparkles is located 423 Monroe in Downtown Buckeye, Arizona. Set the stage of life with locally made home decorative items, apparel, postcards, stickers and so much more! Owner Sophia Martinez says: “It’s more than a shop; you can come in and chat and take a break from the day.” Sophia M talks with Murel Stephens

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The Saloon Hair & Day Spa

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Blog | 2 comments

The Saloon Hair & Day Spa

Danika Camp, owner of The Saloon Hair and Day Spa says “It’s a home feel to us!” Danika works with hair, nail, and aesthetician experts at The Saloon. The shop is easy to find along Miller Road, it looks like an old storefront from a spaghetti western movie set. If you road up on a horse there is a hitching post to tie it to. Danika enjoys the local clients and as she says “I expect to see something different everyday here.” Murel Stephens interviews Danika Camp of Saloon Hair & Day Spa The Saloon Hair & Day Spa, 325 N Miller Road,...

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Carniceria Durango

Posted by on Feb 18, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Carniceria Durango

Michelle Meraz owns and manages this specialty Mexican grocery and full-service local butcher shop in Buckeye, AZ.  Locals come for the fresh cuts of meat prepared daily.  Whether you are looking for hanger steak, ribs, boneless skinless chicken breast, or fish, Carniceria Durango has what you need. Walk in with a recipe and the butcher will give you cooking tips.  Michelle also offers homemade Mexican dishes for indoor dining or take out.  Like so many merchants in the downtown of Buckeye she has also spent much time and effort restoring...

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Ranchouse Motel

Posted by on Feb 4, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Ranchouse Motel

Kelly and David Bronson are the new property owners of Ranch House Motel. The Duncan Family recently purchased the property and have remodeled the buildings to bring them up to modern standards. Ranch House Motel is a motor hotel that catered to the vehicle. Ranch House Motel established in 1947 was intended for the motorist to park in front of a cottage for the night to rest up before another leg of a road trip. Ranch House has the original care taker’s cottage with front desk at the entry, free standing cottages for motorists; providing...

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The Enchanted Bullfrog

Posted by on Jan 21, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

The Enchanted Bullfrog

Looking for that vintage piece of furniture that gives character to a room? Mindy Henry owner of The Enchanted Bullfrog offers vintage breakfronts, tables of all sizes and chairs.  This emporium of gift items made by local artists is housed in historic Ware Building. The Ware Building built in the 1900’s was one of the first buildings built on Monroe Avenue and 4th Street.  The Enchanted Bullfrog is one of many businesses that serve the locals in downtown Buckeye, Arizona.  The Enchanted Bullfrog, 343 East Monroe Avenue Suite 100, Buckeye,...

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La Placita Cafe

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

La Placita Cafe

Amabiscas and La Placita stand for Mexican Food extraordinaire. In 1962, Manuel and Nellie Amabisca opened the first La Placita in the San Linda building on Monroe Avenue.  Their son Joe Amabisca opened the second La Placita at 5th Street and Monroe. Today, Barbara Amabisca owns and operates the Café and continues the tradition of using only fresh ingredients to make crispy tacos, chimichangas, enchilidas, and so much more. Try the old school burrito smothered in homemade enchilada sauce served hot. Added margaritas for delicious dinner!...

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Argento’s Pizza & Wings

Posted by on Jan 7, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Argento’s Pizza & Wings

Tommy Tomori owner of Argento’s  Pizza & Wings is passionate about fresh and tasty Italian food! Tommy and his friendly staff offers inside dining, take-out, and catering from delicious dishes like baked ziti, lasagna, calzones, and pizza. Tommy makes everything fresh like meatballs, homemade sauce and the amazing crusty chewy pizza crust! Argento’s Pizza & Wings, 805 E Monroe Ave, Buckeye AZ, 85326, 623-386-9191

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