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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."



Chandler council embarks on parks master plan update

Chandler City Council met Sept. 9 in a work session to begin the process of updating the city's parks strategic master plan, which will serve as a blueprint for future park development and renovations projects.


Chandler Boulevard to close in both directions at Loop 101 this weekend

Chandler Boulevard will close in both directions at Loop 101 for bridge work as part of the Loop 101 freeway widening project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.


H.E.R.O.S. Inc. relocating headquarters to Chandler

H.E.R.O.S. Inc., a company specializing in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is moving its headquarters from Santa Clarita, California to Chandler, according to a news release from the city.


Slice of Chicago has new ownership

Dave Bingham and Colby Emery have taken over ownership of Slice of Chicago, a pizzeria in Chandler. Though ownership changed June 24, the menu and location will remain the same. 478 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. 480-857-4800. www.slicelife.com