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Gilbert has produced a video to mark its centennial July 6 during the pandemic. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)
Gilbert has produced a video to mark its centennial July 6 during the pandemic. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

Gilbert has produced a video to mark its centennial July 6 during the pandemic. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)

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Gilbert set to celebrate centennial with video

The town incorporated July 6, 1920, and will celebrate its centennial this July 6 virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Christian Brothers Automotive shop to open at Mesa Gateway

A Mesa Gateway location for Christian Brothers Automotive is expected to open July 27 on the Gilbert border at 5627 S. Power Road, Mesa. This is the fifth location in the Southeast Valley.



High Tide Seafood Bar & Grill's steam-kettle cooking key to thriving in desert

Seafood might not seem to make sense in the desert, but co-owner Kim Glass said her husband, but co-owner Chris Glass and chef Eric Emlet make it happen.

Gila River Hotels & Casinos to reopen July 2 with enhanced health and safety measures

Gila River Hotels & Casinos—Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte, and Vee Quiva—will reopen this week after the implementation of enhanced safety procedures and health protocols, according to a news release.

Tryst Cafe blends flexibility and taste to fit dietary restrictions

Tryst Cafe is an eatery designed to accommodate those with dietary restrictions, but owner Lisa Khnanisho said for her and her team it is about more than just making gluten-free or vegan additions to the menu—it is about making everything taste great and being able to make slight modifications that allow people with restrictions to eat it.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.



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