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"Retro Arcade" Level 1 Arcade Bar coming to Gilbert in November

Level 1 Arcade Bar, a retro arcade concept, will open this fall in downtown Gilbert at 384 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 106. The business owner plans to open in early November. 480-433-9714. www.level1arcade.bar


PS Academy Arizona has new campus in Gilbert

PS Academy Arizona, formerly Pieceful Solutions, opened its new Gilbert campus Aug. 5 at 5222 E. Baseline Road. It offers K-12 education for students with autism or other exceptionalities. 480-309-4792. http://psacademyarizona.com


JC’s Steakhouse has following despite corporate competition

When Dennis Petty, then owner of the Groves Bar and Grill, saw the building for lease at 25 E. Ray Road in Gilbert, he said he was just curious to check it out.



Army veteran concentrates on putting Cadence Running Company customers into perfect-fitting shoe

Dan Beaver said he served in the Army to protect American lives. Now, he serves as owner of Cadence Running Company to protect the feet of Gilbert residents.


Dentist who grew up in Gilbert opens practice here

Brandon Schmidt, who grew up in Gilbert, opened Parkview Dental at 4895 S. Higley Road, Ste. 101, on July 22. The office offers general dentistry, emergency dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery and implants. 480-818-9016. https://parkviewdentalaz.com


Gilbert real estate market data for July

Data provided by the Southeast Valley Association of Realtors .


Ask the editor: How does flood irrigation work?

If you live in certain subdivisions, you can use flood irrigation from Salt River Project to water your property deeply into the soil in a cost-effective manner.



Former Gilbert Public Schools leader Walter Delecki now teaching students

Before Walter Delecki served as Gilbert Public Schools superintendent, he moved to a town with about 5,000 residents and only one streetlight.


Town preparing to take fresh look at oldest, largest employment area

The Northwest Corridor, Gilbert’s oldest and largest employment area, will get fresh scrutiny in the coming months from town leaders who are eager to keep the area vibrant.


Athletics driving enrollment as Park University starts up

When Park University opened in Gilbert on Aug. 19 for its first traditional academic year, nearly 300 students walked through its doors—and more than 90% of those students will also compete on one of the 11 athletic teams Park is fielding this year.


Suffer City works to prepare members for hard work

Suffer City held its grand opening Aug. 27 at 263 E. Warner Road, Gilbert. Suffer City is a training program …



Labor Day proves good weekend for going to theater in Gilbert

Gilbert arrives at Labor Day weekend with a variety of things to do beyond a family …


Plato's Closet buying clothes to build inventory for sale

Plato’s Closet thrift and consignment store at 1849 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, opened to buy clothes …


Therapy Tree has practice in Gilbert

Therapy Tree opened a practice June 3 at 3941 E. Baseline Road, Ste. 101, Gilbert. It offers speech therapy and occupational therapy for pediatric patients. 480-787-5387. www.therapytree.com


Your CBD Store sells hemp-derived products

Your CBD Store opened April 22 at 183 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert. It works to relieve pain through the use of hemp-derived products. 480-590-1377. https://cbdrx4u.com



L'Academie School of Baking and Cooking open for instruction

L’Academie School of Baking and Cooking opened for instruction Aug. 24 at 3244 E. Guadalupe Road, Ste. 107, Gilbert. It offers personalized instruction in hands-on baking and cooking classes designed to pique the interest of students from enthusiast to professional. 480-687-8888. www.lacademieschool.com


Pita Island includes drive-thru window at Gilbert Road location

Pita Island opened around July 1 at 865 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. The restaurant serves Greek food and some …


Higley district sets goals after employee survey

Higley Unified School District’s human resources department has set two “wildly important goals” in the wake of an employee climate survey taken in May.


Gilbert sets Sept. 21 as date to open Regional Park

The town of Gilbert will hold a ribbon-cutting Sept. 21 for Phase I of the planned 272-acre Gilbert Regional Park , located at 3005 E. Queen Creek Road in Gilbert.



Gilbert Road reconstruction project reaches paving portion

Construction continues this week for the Gilbert Road Improvements project from Guadalupe to Baseline roads.


Close out August in Gilbert without the kids

The last weekend in August includes a body positive workshop and a chance to have a date night with your …


Gilbert Public Schools addressing continuing bus problems

Late buses continued to plague Gilbert Public Schools in the first days of the school year, but the buses are now running largely on time, Superintendent Shane McCord told the district’s governing board Aug. 20.


Cracker Barrel breaks ground on a Gilbert site

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store broke ground in Gilbert Aug. 19 for a store it plans to open spring 2020 at 1799 N. Higley Road in Gilbert.