7:25 AM Sep 11, 2019 MST

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


Loop 101 project prepares Chandler for future growth

Smaller lanes and traffic delays on Loop 101 through Chandler are expected for the next year as the Arizona Department of Transportation expands the   roadway to accommodate future East Valley growth.


New Square adds to downtown's development

The city’s vision for downtown Chandler is one of an urban feel with more event space—and much more square footage in the entertainment district, according to officials.


Farmboy Market, Meats, Sandwiches focuses on fresh and local ingredients

Oren Molovinsky said there is a story behind everything that enters the doors at Farmboy. From the firewood used in the industrial-sized smoker to the apples on display in the front market to the coffee beans used in the espresso machine—Molovinsky knows it all because it is locally sourced, he said.



Tough Lotus offers specialty workouts in Chandler

There is only one place in Arizona where you can do a bungee workout, according to Amanda Paige. Tough Lotus, located in Chandler, is that place where you can do 75 minutes of very specific high-intensity cardio while strapped into a bungee harness suspended from the ceiling,


Chandler USD approves resolution for lease agreement for new school sites ahead of bond election

The Chandler USD board unanimously approved a resolution Aug. 28 to allow the district to enter a ground lease and lease-purchase agreement for the two new schools the district plans to build.


Isola Group announces new headquarters location will be in Chandler

Isola Group signed a 118,000-square-foot lease to remain in Chandler and relocate its headquarters, research and development, and manufacturing operations, according to Chandler city officials.


ADOT warns drivers to prepare for overnight I-10 closures Aug. 26

The Arizona Department of Transportation warns drivers who travel I-10 through Tempe and Chandler should plan for overnight exit ramp closures.



Chandler USD school board moves forward with land for new school

The Chandler USD board voted to approve the purchase of about 14.5 acres of land in Gilbert for its new school—temporarily dubbed Elementary No. 31.


Prepare for overnight Loop 101 ramp closures this week

As work continues on the Loop 101 widening project between Baseline Road and Loop 202, the Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight closures between Aug. 13-16.


Trilogy Veterinary Medical Center now open in Chandler

Trilogy Veterinary Medical Center is now open in Chandler. The veterinary clinic, open six days a week, …


Chandler City Council approves committee formation, land acquisition, park improvements and more

Chandler City Council approved a new committee on the airport master plan, construction at San Tan Park and more than 40 other items at a meeting Aug. 8.



Prepare for closures on eastbound I-10 this weekend

Eastbound I-10 from US 60 to the Loop 202 freeway will be closed between 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, for construction related to the ongoing Loop 202 expansion project.


DoubleTree by Hilton hotel opens in Chandler

After a two-year multi-million dollar renovation, the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Chandler opened Aug. 6 off of I-10 and Chandler Boulevard.


City Council focuses on redevelopment, innovation, neighborhoods and more in new strategic framework

Chandler City Council recently unveiled five areas of focus the city will drill down on in the coming years to ensure Chandler is a highly revered city that maintains an exceptional quality of life.


Mr Brews Taphouse coming soon to Chandler area

Mr Brews Taphouse is opening its first Arizona location in Chandler. The craft beer restaurant boasts a large …



City Council paves way for more single-family homes at meeting

Chandler City Council approved the rezoning of just over 24 acres for future single-family homes at a meeting Aug. 5.


Drivers should plan for more Loop 101 ramp closures this week

As part of a continued expansion project on Loop 101 through Chandler, the Arizona Department of Transportation scheduled overnight ramp closures that could affect drivers.


Construction starts on tower at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center

Construction started on a 220,000-square-foot medical tower at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center in July.


Closures on Loop 101 expected this weekend

Southbound Loop 101 will have on- and off-ramps closed through Aug. 5, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.