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The Largest Selection of Wholesale Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Products in Mesa

When it comes to trying new, exciting cuisine, few foods hit the spot like a deliciously fresh Mediterranean meal. However, we know that it can be very difficult to find authentic Mediterranean grocery wholesalers in Mesa, AZ. Having lived in metro Atlanta for years, we realized that our customers needed an easy way to find quality wholesale Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food in bulk. That is why we created Nazareth Grocery Mediterranean Market - to give everyone a chance to enjoy tasty, healthy food, desserts, and authentic Mediterranean gifts at wholesale prices.

Founded in 2009, Nazareth Grocery has become one of Mesa's leading international wholesale grocery stores. We are very proud to serve our customers and do everything in our power to give them the largest selection of high-quality wholesale goods available.

If you're looking for the freshest, most delicious Middle Eastern wholesale products and ingredients, you will find them here at the best prices in the state. We encourage you to swing by our store in Marietta to see our selection for yourself. We think that you will be impressed!

The Nazareth Difference

At Nazareth Grocery Mediterranean Market, our mission is simple: bring you and your family the largest selection of wholesale Mediterranean products in Mesa. When coupled with our helpful, friendly staff and authentic Middle Eastern atmosphere, it's easy to see why we are the top Middle Eastern grocery wholesaler in Mesa, AZ. We're proud to carry just about every kind of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern product that you can think of, from prepared meals and hookahs to fine seasonings and sweets. We're here for our customers and want each one of them to have a unique, one-of-a-kind experience when they shop with us.

Our loyal customers love our selection of the following wholesale foods and gifts:

  • Fresh Breads
  • OlivesOlives
  • HummusHummus
  • CheesesCheeses
  • SaucesSauces
  • Savory-FoodsSavory Foods
  • DessertsDesserts
  • DrinksDrinks
  • HookahsHookahs
  • TobaccoTobacco
  • SaucesGifts
  • Much More!Much More!

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Most Popular Wholesale Mediterranean Foods

There is so much more to Mediterranean food than pizza and pasta. The perfect climate combined with delicious foods and amazing wine makes the Mediterranean incredibly irresistible. That's why our customers absolutely love to buy this kind of cuisine in bulk. Every country in this region has its own set of specialties and delicacies, each with its own flavors and styles of preparation.

Mediterranean countries include:

  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Turkey
  • Syria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia
  • Spain
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So, when it comes to the most popular wholesale Mediterranean products in Mesa,
what are we talking about?

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Feta Cheese

Feta cheese is a classic Mediterranean dairy product that is often enjoyed on its own, in Greek salads, on bread, or mixed with zucchini. Depending on where the feta is sourced and produced, the cheese can be made from cow, sheep, or goat milk, or even a combination of the three. Regardless of the animal it comes from, this delicious cheese is a crowd favorite.

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Baba Ganoush

This Levantine dish is one of the most well-known Mediterranean dishes to eat in the United States. It typically comes in the form of a dip, served with pita or another kind of dipping bread. Commonly served before dinner as an appetizer of sorts, it usually features tahini, eggplant, garlic, spices, and sometimes yogurt. This tasty cuisine works great as a spread on a sandwich, or you can even eat it with a spoon, all on its own.

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Baklava

If you have never tried authentic baklava before, get ready to have your mind blown. This dessert is a traditional Mediterranean food that will have your taste buds craving more and more. Once you open a box of baklava from our Mediterranean grocery wholesaler in Mesa, AZ, you won't want to stop eating! Baklava is made with layers of thin filo dough, which is layered together, filled with chopped nuts (think pistachios), and sealed with honey or syrup. Baklava is so good that its origins are debated, leaving many wondering which country invented the dessert. Everyone from the Turks to the Greeks and even Middle Easterners hold unique takes on baklava. Try each one to discover your favorite!

Most Popular Wholesale Middle Eastern Foods

Fresh, healthy, aromatic, rich: it's no wonder that the popularity of Middle Eastern cuisine and products has skyrocketed in the United States. This genre of cuisine features a large variety of foods, from Halvah to Labneh. If there were one common theme throughout all Middle Eastern food, it would be the bright, vibrant herbs and spices that are used. These flavorings help create rich, complex flavors that foodies fawn over. Typically, Middle Eastern food is piled high for all to eat, with enough food for an entire republic to put down.

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Tabbouleh

This refreshing, healthy dish is chock-full of greens, herbs, tomatoes, and bulgur (or cracked wheat), creating a memorable, bold flavor. This dish may be eaten on its own or paired with a shawarma sandwich or helping of falafel. It's best to buy your ingredients in bulk to make this dish because it tastes best freshly made with family around to enjoy. Just be sure to bring a toothpick to the tabbouleh party - you're almost certain to have some leafy greens stuck in your teeth after eating.

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Shawarma

We mentioned shawarma above, and for good reason - this dish is enjoyed by men and women around the world, and of course, right here in the U.S. Except for falafel, this might be the most popular Middle Eastern food item in history. Shawarma is kind of like a Greek gyro, with slow-roasted meat stuffed in laffa with veggies and sauce. The blend of spices and the smoky meat mix together to create a tangy, meaty flavor that you will want to keep eating for hours. For western-style shawarma, try using beef or chicken. For a more traditional meal, try using lamb from our Middle Eastern grocery distributor in Mesa, AZ.

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Hummus

Traditionally used as a dip meant for fresh pita, hummus is a combo of chickpeas, garlic, and tahini, blended together until silky, smooth, and creamy. You can find hummus in just about any appetizer section of a Middle Eastern restaurant menu. That's because it's considered a staple of Middle Eastern food that can be enjoyed by itself, as a spread, or with fresh-baked pita bread. Hummus is also very healthy, making it a no-brainer purchase from our grocery store.

Benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet

If there's one diet that is most well-known for its health benefits, it has got to be the Mediterranean diet. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report listed the Mediterranean diet as No. 1 on its best over diet list. This incredible diet has been cited to help with weight loss, brain health, heart health, diabetes prevention, and cancer prevention.

Whether you already love Mediterranean food or you're looking to make some positive changes in your life, this "diet" is for you. Eating cuisine like Greek food, Persian food, Turkish food, and Italian food is healthy and tastes great. Even better than that? At Nazareth Wholesale Grocery, we have many staples of the Mediterranean diet for sale in bulk so that you can stock up on your favorites at the best prices around.

So, what exactly is the Mediterranean diet?

It is a way of eating that incorporates traditional Greek, Italian, and other Mediterranean cultures' foods. These foods are often plant-based and make up the foundation of the diet, along with olive oil. Fish, seafood, dairy, and poultry are also included in moderation. Red meat and sweets are only eaten in moderation, not in abundance. Mediterranean food includes many forms of nuts, fruits, vegetables, fish, seeds, and more. Of course, you can find at them all at our wholesale Mediterranean grocery store!

Here are just a few of the many benefits of eating a healthy Mediterranean diet:

Reduced Risk of Heart Disease

Reduced Risk
of Heart Disease

Many studies have been conducted on this diet, many of which report that Mediterranean food is excellent for your heart. Some of the most promising evidence comes from a randomized clinical trial published in 2013. For about five years, researchers followed 7,000 men and women around the country of Spain. These people had type 2 diabetes or were at a high risk for cardiovascular disease. Participants in the study who ate an unrestricted Mediterranean diet with nuts and extra-virgin olive oil were shown to have a 30% lower risk of heart events.

Reduced Risk of Stroke for Women

Reduced Risk
of Stroke for Women

In addition to the heart-healthy benefits of a Mediterranean diet, studies have shown that eating healthy Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods can reduce the chances of stroke in women. The study was conducted in the U.K., which included women between the ages of 40 and 77. Women who stuck to the Mediterranean diet showed a lower risk of having a stroke - especially women who were at high risk of having one.

Benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet

First and foremost, purchase your Mediterranean and Middle Eastern wholesale foods from Nazareth Grocery - we're always updating our inventory! Getting started on this healthy, delicious diet is easy.

Try these tips:

Try these tips

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Instead of unhealthy sweets like candy and ice cream, try eating fresh fruit instead. It's refreshing, tasty, and often packed with great vitamins and nutrients.

2.

Try eating fish twice a week, in lieu of red meat. Fish is much healthier and doesn't have the unfortunate side effects of red meat, like inflammation.

3.

Try planning out your meals using beans, whole grains, and veggies. Don't start with meats and sweets.

4.

They're tasty, but try to avoid processed foods completely.

5.

Instead of using butter to flavor your food, use extra virgin olive oil instead. Olive oil contains healthy fats and tastes great too.

6.

Try to get more exercise and get out of the house. The Mediterranean lifestyle is an active one, best enjoyed in the beautiful sunshine when possible.

Why Buy Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Products Wholesale?

Buying wholesale and retail are quite different. When you buy products from a wholesaler, you're essentially buying from the middleman between a retail establishment and the manufacturer. Wholesale purchases are almost always made in bulk. Because of that, buyers pay a discounted price. That's great for normal buyers and great for business owners, who can sell those products to profit. This higher price is called the retail price, and it is what traditional customers pay when they enter a retail store.

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Meta expanding Mesa, Arizona data center campus with three new buildings

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, is expanding its Mesa data center campus in Arizona.“In August 2021, we were thrilled to add Mesa, Arizona, to our family of data centers. Just nine months later, we’re excited to announce that we are expanding the Meta Mesa Data Center campus with three new buildings, reaching more than 2.5 million square feet,” the company said in a Facebook post this week.Meta first announced and broke ground on the $800 million Mesa campus in ...

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, is expanding its Mesa data center campus in Arizona.

“In August 2021, we were thrilled to add Mesa, Arizona, to our family of data centers. Just nine months later, we’re excited to announce that we are expanding the Meta Mesa Data Center campus with three new buildings, reaching more than 2.5 million square feet,” the company said in a Facebook post this week.

Meta first announced and broke ground on the $800 million Mesa campus in August 2021, with phase one of the 396-acre site comprising two buildings spanning 970,000 sq ft (90,000 sqm). Facebook negotiated planning permission for the data center under the pseudonym Redale LLC.

The first building of the project is expected to be delivered in 2023 and the entire project will be finished in 2026.

The social media firm said the news raises its investment in Arizona to more than $1 billion. To power the facility, Meta said it is working to bring 450MW of new solar energy to Arizona, and has partnered with Salt River Project to find three new projects in Pinal County.

“Mesa has been an exceptional home for Meta, thanks to its excellent access to infrastructure, strong pool of talent, access to new renewable energy resources and great set of community partners, and we’re excited to be expanding our presence here,” said David Williams, community development manager for Meta. “Today’s expansion announcement, together with our donation to the Mesa College Promise program, further underscore our commitment to Mesa.

During the planning phase, before Facebook was revealed as the applicant, critics like Mesa Vice Mayor Jenn Duff pointed to the huge water use of the data center, in a region with increasingly low supplies.

In this week’s post, Meta said that it has partnered with local environmental non-profits to restore approximately 200 million gallons of water per year in the Colorado River and Salt River basins, and has restored over 25 million gallons of water in Arizona to date.

“Meta’s decision to locate and grow in Mesa brings hundreds of job opportunities and a significant financial investment to our city,” said Mesa Mayor John Giles.

After a large expansion spree in 2021, 2022 has seen Meta announce plans to expand its Gallatin data center campus in Tennessee, its DeKalb data center campus in Illinois, and its New Albany campus in Ohio. The company has also announced new US data center sites in Idaho, Texas, and Kansas City, along with a new campus in Spain.

Gila monster found hiding in Mesa home

Rattlesnake Solutions safely retrieved the venomous lizard and relocated it to another location.MESA, Ariz. — A shy Gila monster was recently found hiding inside a new home in Mesa, requiring an expert to come in and safely relocate the venomous animal to another location.Rattlesnake Solutions, a company specializing in safely removing venomous reptiles from Valley homes, was recently dispatched to the East Valley for re...

Rattlesnake Solutions safely retrieved the venomous lizard and relocated it to another location.

MESA, Ariz. — A shy Gila monster was recently found hiding inside a new home in Mesa, requiring an expert to come in and safely relocate the venomous animal to another location.

Rattlesnake Solutions, a company specializing in safely removing venomous reptiles from Valley homes, was recently dispatched to the East Valley for reports of a Gila monster lurking around a recently-built property.

In a video posted Wednesday of the incident, the Gila monster was discovered hiding behind a collection of picture frames stacked up against the wall in one of the home's hallways.

Staff at Rattlesnake Solutions retrieved the animal with an instrument and placed the lizard inside a bucket until it could be relocated to a secluded area.

Bryan Hughes, owner of Rattlesnake Solutions, said it's "exceptionally rare" to find Gila monsters inside a residence. It probably happened after somebody left a door open, he added, so the Gila monster was likely drawn to the home's cool, air-conditioned environment.

"We're just thankful that the homeowner was so rational about it all and allowed us to do our thing and get it back out to the desert where it can stay safe and healthy," Hughes said.

Gila monsters are the only venomous lizard that are native to the United States and are primarily found throughout the Southwest. Known for their sluggish, slow-moving nature, the lizards tend to eat bird eggs, insects, or small mammals.

A Gila monster's venom is considered to be as toxic as a Western diamondback rattlesnake, according to the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute. But rather than inject its venom through fangs, the Gila monster chews venom in through capillary action along the grooves of its teeth.

Arizona's laws protect Gila monsters from being captured or harassed by humans, according to the National Park Service.

More information about services offered by Rattlesnake Solutions can be found here.

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25 things to do this weekend in the Valley |May 6-8

--> Sorry, we're having issues playing this video.In the meantime, try watching one of the videos below.PHOENIX, AZ — Festivals, comedy shows, sporting events, celebrations of Cinco de Mayo, new restaurants, and Mother’s Day celebrations - there’s plenty to do in the Valley this weekend!Here’s our weekend round-up....

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PHOENIX, AZ — Festivals, comedy shows, sporting events, celebrations of Cinco de Mayo, new restaurants, and Mother’s Day celebrations - there’s plenty to do in the Valley this weekend!

Here’s our weekend round-up.

Uncorked: AZ Wine FestBring your friends and have a designated driver, this event is 21 and over only.Date: Saturday, May 7, from 7 p.m. -10 p.m.Location: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick [7555 North Pima Road]Cost: Tickets range from $60 – $75

Sky Zone new Phoenix location: The Grand Opening Party will include a ribbon cutting, free food, music, & giveaways.Location: 928 W. Camelback RoadWhen: Saturday, May 7, from 12 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Ballet Arizona’s 'Juan Gabriel': The performance is danced to a recorded production of Juan Gabriel’s 1990 performance at Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Mexico; the Arizona Ballet received the “blessing” of the family of Juan Gabriel for the creation of this performance.Location: Symphony Hall in Phoenix: 75 N 2nd St Cost: Tickets start at $35, click here for more information.

May 5, Thursday: 7 p.m.May 6, Friday: 7:30 p.m.May 7, Saturday: 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.May 8, Sunday: 1 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Mesa Food Truck FridaysLocation: Las Sendas Trailhead Park [7900 E Eagle Crest Dr]Date: May 6 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Watch party for Canelo vs Bivol [boxing match]Location: Dave and Buster’s Tempe location [2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 1100]When: Saturday, May 7, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Mexicano three-day festival: The restaurant will have Lucha Libre wrestling matches, carnival games, live music, and street-style food.Location: 4801 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032When: May 5 to 7 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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Cinco de Mayo all week long at Macayo’s locations: They’re hosting a five-day fiesta they’re calling “Cinco de Macayo” with raffles, giveaways, a piñata smash for kids, live mariachi bands on Sunday. Here's the live mariachi schedule for each location.

LEGACY 5K SERIES: CINCO DE 5KWhen: May 7 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.According to event officials, “T-shirts and medals for all participants, runners 21+ will receive a coupon for a free beer or seltzer.”Location: Bell Bank Park [1 Legacy Drive- Mesa, AZ 85212]Cost: Registration starts at $29.99

CINCO MAS DOSA ‘fiesta’ filled with food, fun, and live music.When: May 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.Location: Bell Bank Park [1 Legacy Drive- Mesa, AZ 85212]Cost: FREE admissions

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado RockiesWhen: Sunday, May 8, at 1:10 PMCost: Tickets start at $25Location: Chase Field

Phoenix Rising FC vs. San Antonio FCWhen: Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 PMLocation: Phoenix Rising Stadium at Wild Horse PassCost: Tickets start at $13

Ultimate Fighting Championship - UFCWhen: Saturday, May 7, at 3 p.m.Location: Footprint Center [201 E. Jefferson Street]Cost: Tickets start at $200.

CARLOS MENCIA [comedy show]Show times: May 6 [7 p.m. & 9:45 p.m.], May 7 [7 p.m. & 9:45 p.m.] and MAY 8 [7 p.m.]Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatere [930 E University Dr]Cost: Tickets start at $30

Home Depot is offering free Kids Workshop kits on the first Saturday of every month, giving you nearly everything you’ll need for a fun at-home project. The latest kids’ workshop kit will be available on May 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Your kids will be able to build a Picket Fence Planter for free, just in time for the warm spring weather.

FREE or low-cost pet adoptions: From May 2 through May 15, 2022, Bissell’s “Empty the Shelters” event will offer adoption fees of $25 or less for pets at nearly 300 shelters across the country. Eight of those shelters are right here in Arizona- see location here.

$25 tickets to concerts in ArizonaLive Nation’s concert week is back, which means concert-goers can get $25 concert tickets to over 70 live performances across the Valley!

Shop at an alternate food market where you can buy up to 70 pounds of fresh produce for $15: If you’re looking for a way to get the most bang for your buck when buying fresh and nutritious produce, you’re going to want to check out your local Produce on Wheels Without Waste (POWWOW) event; here you can buy up to 70 pounds of fresh produce for $15. Click here to see locations/hours for this weekend’s event.

OdySea Aquarium: On May 8, mothers will receive $10 off their One-Day Admission Ticket when purchased in person at the OdySea Aquarium ticket window.

Butterfly Wonderland: On May 8, there will be a $3 off discount on Mom’s One-Day Ticket and while supplies last, “a special Monarch butterfly gift.”

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament: A general admission ticket to the tournament will get you a bottle of Robert Mondavi Private Select and two commemorative glasses for an additional $45.

Hot Air Balloon Ride: Rainbow Ryders is offering a fixed rate of $169 per person for a shared basket flight.

NEW RESTAURANTS TO CHECK OUTCall her Martina in Scottsdale The restaurant is owned by the Moreno family, whose goal is to share “traditional recipes” with a “twist” so that the east Valley has a new take on what Mexican cuisine “is nowadays.”

Phoenix Coqui If you’ve never experienced Phoenix Coqui – or ever tried Puerto Rican food - you’re in for a treat! The menu includes empanadillas, mofongo, papas locas, alcapurria and jugo de parcha.

Lou Malnati's new Chandler locationThe Valley has welcomed the Chicago-based eatery with welcome arms and long lines. Lou Malnati's opened its first restaurant in Phoenix (of the seven) only six years ago in 2016. Arcadia, Scottsdale and Glendale were quick to follow with Mesa and Gilbert both opening late 2021.

Mr. Moto Pizza: After more than a decade of serving up massive slices and creative pies by the ocean, Mr. Moto was ready to cross state lines and invite Phoenicians into its doors.

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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport has record-breaking month, plans for big future

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport said they had the busiest month in the airport’s history in March 2022 with almost 240,000 people passing through.MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport said they had the busiest month in the airport’s history in March 2022 with almost 240,000 people passing through.“We’re excited because travel is back and people are taking advantage of low fares and throughout the pandemic they’ve kind of been waiting, putting off vacations and now it&rsquo...

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport said they had the busiest month in the airport’s history in March 2022 with almost 240,000 people passing through.

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport said they had the busiest month in the airport’s history in March 2022 with almost 240,000 people passing through.

“We’re excited because travel is back and people are taking advantage of low fares and throughout the pandemic they’ve kind of been waiting, putting off vacations and now it’s time to go and visit that family member and take that trip,” said Ryan Smith, the Director of Communications for the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Smith said the six out of the last ten months have been record-breaking for the growing airport. On average, they’re seeing about 10,000-15,000 people traveling through.

“Each and every year, we continue to grow. Right now, we offer 60 destinations over 5 airlines. So as more and more people find out about the convenience and ease of flying out of Gateway, they’re choosing to fly out of Allegiant or our other four airlines,” Smith said.

Allegiant, West Jet, Swoop, Flair, and Sun Country all fly out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway. Smith said once their new air traffic control tower opens later this year, they hope to add more airlines to the mix.

“We can continue to talk to airlines and again, show how the east valley continues to grow,” Smith said. “We’ve got space here to grow here at the airport and as more and more people move to the east valley, this will be the airport of choice and we expect airlines to take notice of that and look for those opportunities to grow their business.”

One traveler said he’s been flying through this airport since they opened for commercial flights.

“When we first started to come, it was only 3 gates. You just walked out to the west, and the rental car place was right there and it is kind of fun to see this expand the way it has,” said Any Tibert.

There are currently 10 gates at the airport and four of them will be renovated soon. Smith said there will also be a brand new terminal extension that will get underway in the next few months. The new air traffic control tower will be up and running by the beginning of Fall.

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Small businesses make big improvements thanks to Mesa facade program

--> Sorry, we're having issues playing this video.In the meantime, try watching one of the videos below.MESA, AZ — “There’s like a perception that it’s a sleepy town and it’s not anymore,” said Michelle Donovan.Donovan, owner of the Nile Theater and Coffee Shop in downtown Mesa is helping to change that perception, taking over the dilapidated property with a vision to honor its historical past while moving into the future.“We wanted to kind of let everybody see what we...

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MESA, AZ — “There’s like a perception that it’s a sleepy town and it’s not anymore,” said Michelle Donovan.

Donovan, owner of the Nile Theater and Coffee Shop in downtown Mesa is helping to change that perception, taking over the dilapidated property with a vision to honor its historical past while moving into the future.

“We wanted to kind of let everybody see what we saw as patrons growing up coming here and giving it a second chance,” said Donovan.

But restoring it to its glory days isn’t cheap. That’s where the City of Mesa stepped in, providing tens of thousands of dollars in grants to businesses like the Nile to transform their facade.

“The whole building was covered in stucco,” said Donavan pointing to the building.

So, she went to work restoring its original red brick exterior, adding additional touches of tile, styling, and a new sign.

“If we had to pay for this ourselves, there’s no way we would have been able to do it, so it’s a giant gift,” said Donovan.

A gift that’s also led to more business, with the coffee shop seeing a 30% increase in sales.

“It’s more inviting for people to come in and try it out,” said Nadia Holguin.

Holguin owns Tacos Chiwas along Main Street. Her facade was updated as well.

The money she would’ve spent, instead went towards updating the restaurant's interior, an investment also paying off with added sales. It’s all part of an effort to continue the area’s revitalization. Mesa Mayor John Giles and Congressman Greg Stanton toured the updates Tuesday. Announcing another $300,000, this time through federal dollars, is heading to the program.

“The facade improvement is a big part of bringing back a very authentic, real downtown, allowing people to see it again,” said Mayor Giles.

Businesses can apply for grants through the City of Mesa later this year.

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