The BLVD Lake groundbreaking on April 5 kicked off a month’s worth of events organized through Avondale Local EDGE.
Local EDGE provides opportunities for Avondale businesses to network and engage.
The BLVD is a mixed-use destination that is pedestrian friendly and will offer a live-work-play environment. This week, the city of Avondale celebrated the groundbreaking of the lake, one of three water features slated for the Park Avenue District.
Just under 1 acre, the lake will serve as a central gathering area and will be stocked with fish for pedestrian viewing.
BioLife Plasma Services will celebrate its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Monday, April 12. BioLife collects high-quality plasma that is processed into life-saving, plasma-based therapies. BioLife is located at 1655 N. 107th Avenue.
Action Behavior Centers provides care for children on the autism spectrum to help them “reach their fullest potential.” They recently expanded into Avondale and are located at 12725 W. Indian School Road, Building D. They will celebrate their newest location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Wednesday, April 14.
Avondale will soon welcome a new fire station at 127th Avenue and Van Buren Street. Staff, contractors and other dignitaries will break ground on the building at 10 a.m. Monday, April 19.
The 19,000-square-foot facility will feature three bays, office space, sleeping quarters, a kitchen and an exercise room. It is scheduled to be completed in winter 2022.
Barrio Queen will officially open with a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. Monday, April 26, just in time for Cinco de Mayo. The Mexican eatery features a 3,095-square-foot covered patio at 10455 W. McDowell Road.
All events can be seen on the Avondale EDGE Facebook page
(@AvondaleEDGE). Avondale Local EDGE is an initiative of the Avondale Office of Economic Development, providing high-quality programming, with multiple opportunities for businesses to network. For business resources and a dining guide, visit avondalelocaledge.com. For more information, visit the website or call 623-333-1400.