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Chandler officials plan to preserve employment land

As the city of Chandler approaches build-out, officials say more than half of the remaining 13% of vacant land is zoned for commercial, office and industrial use—and they say they largely hope to keep it that way despite an ongoing push from homebuilders to occupy some of those vacant spaces.


Gosan Poke & Roll now open in Chandler

Gosan Poke & Roll is now offering a new poke and sushi option for Chandler Residents. The business opened …


AzMERIT final scores delayed, release expected soon

Final AzMERIT scores have not yet been released, but state Department of Education officials said Sept. 30 that they should be out in the next two to three weeks.



AZ Wings now open in Chandler

AZ Wings, a restaurant specializing in chicken wings with a variety of flavors, opened in early September in …


At Bella Gusto Urban Pizzeria classic Italian dishes keep locals coming back

Matt Nobile and John Araujo can honestly say they had a hand in the creation of everything at Bella Gusto Urban Pizzeria—from the construction of the bar, to the items on the menu, to the dishes they both make every day by hand.


Brindley’s Music Center has seen more than 40 years of business in Chandler

For nearly 42 years, Brindley’s Music Center has been a one-stop-shop for music lovers in Chandler. Owner Bruce Brindley started working for his parents at Brindley’s when he was a sophomore in high school and has called the business home ever since.


Chandler USD places largest-ever bond on November ballot

Chandler USD will ask voters in November to approve a $290.25 million bond to make improvements to its 44 existing schools and add an elementary school and a high school to the district.



Chandler USD board approves publication of annual financial report

The Chandler USD board approved the publication of the district's annual financial report at a meeting Sept. 25. The report is required by law to be submitted by Oct. 15 and to be published on the Arizona Department of Education website.


Roadwork to continue on Loop 101 in Chandler this weekend through Monday

Arizona Department of Transportation crews will be working on Loop 101 between Baseline and Loop 202 this weekend as part of the ongoing project to widen Loop 101 by one travel lane in each direction.


Crisp Greens in downtown Chandler to close Sept. 30

Crisp Greens will close Sept. 30 in downtown Chandler, the company announced via Facebook. Located at 250 S. Arizona Ave. in Chandler, Crisp Greens served Chandler residents for three years. 480-625-4366. www.eatcrispgreens.com


Plan for delays and extra travel time on I-10 this weekend near Chandler

Arizona Department of Transportation crews will be completing fog seal work this weekend near Chandler, resulting in lane and ramp closures on I-10 on Sept. 28 and 29.



Mezquite's Cafe now open in Chandler

Locally owned Mezquite's Cafe is now open in Chandler. The restaurant, which opened Sept. 14, offers plates …


Chandler school named a U.S. Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

The U.S. Department of Education announced Sept. 26 Arizona College Prep-Erie Campus has been named a U.S. Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.


Keep an eye out for Loop 101 closures, roadwork this week

As part of an ongoing effort to widen Loop 101 from Baseline Road to Loop 202, the Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight work this week that may affect drivers.


Screamery Ice Cream to open in downtown Chandler on Sept. 27

Screamery Ice Cream will open its doors soon in downtown Chandler. The ice cream shop offers classic ice …



Buena Vista at Chandler, a new detox and treatment center, now open

Buena Vista at Chandler opened Sept. 5. The drug and alcohol detox and treatment center is located at 3033 S. …


New Marriott hotel expected to open Oct. 31 in Chandler

The new Marriott Phoenix Chandler Hotel is a full-service hotel in the heart of the city’s Price corridor. Located at 1600 S. Price Road, the new hotel will have the largest hotel conference space in Chandler with more than 26,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, 264 rooms, a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor lounging areas and a fitness center.


Prepare for Loop 101 closures this weekend in Chandler

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Friday parts of Loop 101 through Chandler will be closed through Sept. 24.


The Parlay Kitchen + Cocktails now open in Chandler

The Parlay Kitchen + Cocktails, a gastropub with a menu offering American food and craft cocktails, opened …



Serrano's celebrates 100 years in business with specials, events Sept. 19 in Chandler

Serrano's Mexican Restaurants is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sept. 19 from 5-9 p.m. with festivities and specials.


Loop 101 road closures, restrictions in place for Chandler through Sept. 20

The Arizona Department of Transportation scheduled restrictions and closures along the Loop 101 from Sept. 17 through Sept. 20.


Chandler Boulevard closed in both directions at Loop 101 this weekend

Chandler Boulevard will be closed in both directions at Loop 101 in Chandler this weekend, according to Arizona Department of Transportation officials. The closure begins at 10 p.m. Sept. 13 and will go until 5 a.m. Sept. 16.


Chandler council OKs zoning for planned development near Chandler Fashion Center

A vacant 20-acre plot of land at the southeast corner of Price Road and Chandler Boulevard will soon be home to a mixed-use complex after the Chandler City Council voted to approve a rezoning resolution Sept. 12 for a project dubbed "Chandler 101."