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GUIDE: Celebrate the Fourth of July at these Phoenix-area events

The hot weather should not keep you from celebrating Independence Day. The Phoenix area has many options, both outdoor and indoor, to enjoy the holiday. Here is where you can relax and watch the fireworks this summer:


Chandler Museum to offer docent-led tours

Starting July 7, the Chandler Museum will offer docent-led tours to visitors three days a week, according to a news release from the city of Chandler.


Sicilian Butcher coming soon to Chandler Fashion Center

The Sicilian Butcher is set to open in August at 3151 W. Frye Road in Chandler. The restaurant in centered on …



Chandler City Council moves forward with updated logo, tagline

Chandler will now be known as the "Community of Innovation" after City Council unanimously approved a resolution June 27 updating the city's tagline, logo and strategic framework.


Eggstasy coming soon to Chandler

Breakfast and brunch diner Eggstasy will be opening a location in Chandler in the next couple weeks, …


Crayola Experience brings color to Chandler Fashion Center

Crayola Experience opened May 23 at 3111 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, at the Chandler Fashion Center. The …


Old Chicago opens location in Chandler

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom opened a location in Chandler on May 20 at 2950 E. Germann Road. The chain …



The Sleepy Whale is serving up beer, wine in downtown Chandler

The Sleepy Whale opened May 2 at 290 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler. The bar offers draft beer, bottled beer and …


Chandler is partnering with Waymo for autonomous vehicle ride-hailing program

The city of Chandler and Waymo launched an autonomous vehicle ride-hailing program for certain city employees this month, according to a news release. City officials said Chandler is the first city to have this kind of a partnership.


Chandler City Council approves $927 million budget

Residents can expect to see increased attention to streets, parks and the Chandler Municipal Airport after Chandler City Council approved the city’s budget and 10-year capital improvement projects list at a June 13 meeting.


Chandler USD to put bond on November ballot

The Chandler USD governing board voted unanimously June 12 to place a $290.25 million bond on the November ballot.



Chandler USD board votes to change school boundaries

Attendance boundary changes will affect Gilbert families with students in the Chandler USD in the 2020-21 school year.


I-10 to close this weekend south of Loop 202

Westbound I-10 will close this weekend between Queen Creek Road and Loop 202 so Arizona Department of Transportation crews can remove and replace overhead signs for the system interchange with the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, according to a news release from ADOT.


ADOT testing pavement treatment along Loop 202

Arizona Department of Transportation engineers are testing a section of eastbound Loop 202 in Chandler where a new pavement treatment was employed to heal the aging, worn-down freeway.


Cadence Living to build new senior living community in Chandler

Construction of a 206,283-square-foot, $46 million senior living community in Chandler is slated to begin in September, according to a news release from Cadence Living, an owner and developer of senior living communities.



Chandler officials seek public input on electric scooters

Electric scooters and bikes could soon be filling the streets and sidewalks of Chandler. The city is conducting two surveys, one directed at the general public and the other at the business community, to gauge interest for these ride-sharing services.