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Glendale Community College
Glendale Community College, or GCC, is a mid sized college within one of the largest college networks in the US - Maricopa County Community College District. The average student age here is 26, and the school offers more than 60 degree courses and 70 certificates.
Fourth Largest Arizona City
Glendale is northwest of Phoenix, but with a population of 225,000, there isn't much that can't be found in your nearby neighborhood. There is a large military base in town, which does a fair bit of employing. Glendale town area is known as a media and entertainment center in Arizona.
Natural Neighborhoods in Glendale
Glendale neighborhoods have gorgeous romantic names like Country Hollow, Tanita Farms, Paradise Vistas, and Mountain View Meadows - and many have the natural beauty and surroundings to back up the name.
Walk to the Restaurant, Drive to the Shops
The Glendale Community College area coincides with the heart of Glendale - however, distances between facilities can still be relatively large. The area has a walk score of 65 out of 100, with restaurants and drug stores plentiful, and minimal options for grocery stores, coffee shops and bars in the area.
If you do have a car, it is only a nine mile drive to downtown Phoenix, with a huge selection of amenities. And if you're researching for the future, the Valley Metro light rail line will be extended to the area by 2011.
Great Value Apartments in Glendale
With its proximity to Phoenix, there is also a great selection of reasonably priced housing and apartments for rent in Glendale. Apartments are available from as little as $140 per week, however prices jump relatively quickly, with many apartments in Glendale sitting between $500 and $600 per month. Still, one of the most affordable housing areas in the entire US!
Nights in the Glen
Many people head over to Phoenix for nightlife - the selection of venues in Glendale is select and somewhat smaller. If you want a quiet night, and caffeine instead of alcohol, Mighty Cup is a well-loved coffee and music venue.
For more traditional style bars and pubs, try 5030 cocktail lounge and Northern Lounge.
While the nightlife in the Glendale area may be more on the Phoenix end, there is a certainly a huge number of places to fill your belly in Glendale. Haus Murphy's and Little Saigon are popular, and many other good restaurants are either in Mexican or Thai style. Ole!
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Glendale, Arizona, 85302
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Why should I move to Glendale?
Outdoor enthusiasts will love Glendale for its year round sunshine. Residents can take advantage of the many regional parks and golf courses, or explore the local Xeriscape Botanical Garden, Deer Valley Rock Art Center or picturesque surrounding desert. Art buffs will fall in love with Glendale's vibrant local culture, from the Broadway Theater to the annual Glendale Jazz and Blues Festival, to the many attractions found in the Arrowhead Entertainment District. Sports fans will be excited to cheer on the city's own NFL team the Arizona Cardinals. And, deemed the antique capital of Arizona, Glendale bargain hunters will find plenty to keep occupied with the historic downtown's fabulous shopping district and the Arrowhead Town Center Mall.
Where in Glendale should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With a walkscore of 48 out of 100, Glendale is not particularly renowned for it's walkability. However, the newer homes in Marbrisa Ranch and other areas around Saguaro Ranch Park are fairly pedestrian friendly, and residents of these communities can get by without a car if they so choose. Both of these neighborhoods are within walking distance from several grocery stores, shops, restaurants, churches, a library, a post office, a hospital, and more.
What neighborhoods in Glendale are good for eating out?
With restaurants at practically every intersection in town, Glendale has many neighborhoods that are good for eating out. The area with the highest concentration of restaurants in Glendale is, undoubtedly, the city center. After that, eateries abound near the city's many shopping centers, including Glendale Plaza, Windsor Square, West Plaza, and Bethany Square. To the south there are many choices near Grand Canyon University and Grandview Plaza Shopping Center.
What do people in Glendale do as far as outdoor recreation?
In addition to the many courses located within the city limits, Glendale has many smaller city parks and is very close to both the North Mountain Preserve and the Phoenix Mountains Preserve in neighboring Phoenix. Glendale is also conveniently surrounded by larger parks, including Phoenix South Mountain Park, Estrella Mountain Regional Park, White Tank Mountain Regional Park, and McDowell Mountain Regional Park, among others. Most offer camping, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Nearby national parks include Prescott National Forest to the north, Sitgreaves National Forest to the northeast, Apache National Forest to the east, and the Sonoran Desert National Monument to the south.