4 new businesses coming to Chandler; 7 additional tenants to open in Agritopia's Epicenter in Gilbert and more top local news

Four new businesses will open in Chandler this year. (Community Impact staff)
Four new businesses will open in Chandler this year. (Community Impact staff)

Four new businesses will open in Chandler this year. (Community Impact staff)

Read the most popular stories from the past week from Gilbert and Chandler.

Chandler

Here are four businesses coming soon to Chandler

Kaleidoscope Juice is scheduled to open in downtown Chandler on March 1. The juice bar, coffee shop and grab-and-go restaurant will be housed in the bottom floor of The Alexander.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College distributes 100,000th vaccine and more local vaccine updates



Dignity Health in Arizona administered its 100,000 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 6 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, according to a news release from Dignity Health. The site is the first of all the Maricopa County COVID-19 vaccine locations to reach this milestone, according to Dignity Health.

Gilbert

Joe’s Farm Grill partners bring about ‘next level’ of burger stand on old family farmland


The restaurant opened in 2006 in Agritopia—Johnston’s rural-inspired development centered on 12 acres of active farm. It is upon the footprint of the Johnston family home built in 1966.

Seven more tenants sign on to open at Agritopia’s Epicenter in Gilbert

Epicenter, the vertical, mixed-use development in the Agritopia community of Gilbert, announced seven more tenants that will be on the retail ground floor when it opens in fall.

Maricopa County

Maricopa County expands vaccine eligibility to 65 and older beginning Feb. 15


More than 44% of people 75 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, allowing the county to expand vaccine eligibility to adults 65 and older beginning Feb. 15.

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



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Three businesses in Chandler have one-year anniversaries this year. (Community Impact staff)
Three Chandler-area businesses celebrate one-year anniversaries

Here are three businesses in Chandler with one-year anniversaries this year.

Almost 3 million COVID-19 doses have been administered to Maricopa County residents as of May 4, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 3M vaccine doses have been given to Maricopa County residents

Almost 3 million COVID-19 doses have been administered to Maricopa County residents as of May 4, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

See daily COVID-19 data updates. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: See Chandler COVID-19 cases, vaccinations by ZIP code

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 case counts in Chandler and the state.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
ADHS: Hospitalization for COVID-19 increases slightly from May 2

Here is what you need to know about hospitalization numbers in Arizona because of COVID-19 cases.

99 Ranch Market will anchor the shopping center located at the northeast corner of Chandler Boulevard and Dobson Road. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
99 Ranch Market to anchor Chandler shopping center

99 Ranch Market will anchor the shopping center located at the northeast corner of Chandler Boulevard and Dobson Road.

Jinya Ramen Bar opened its downtown Chandler location April 29. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Jinya Ramen Bar opens downtown Chandler location

Jinya Ramen Bar opened its downtown Chandler location April 29

Chandler USD Superintendent Camille Casteel announced she will be canceling an event planned to honor her years of service to the district ahead of her retirement at the end of the school year. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD cancels event for outgoing superintendent; new businesses at The Post at Cooley Station and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.

More than 2.8 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Maricopa County residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Almost 1.3 million Maricopa County residents have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine

In the last week, an average of about 30,000 doses of vaccine per day were administered.

Sasha's Kitchen & Cocktails finds groove with new menu, drinks

A new scratch Italian menu was implemented last summer as well as an array of new cocktails.

Mechanical Keyboards recently acquired a 74,000-square-foot flex industrial building in west Chandler, according to an April 26 news release. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Mechanical Keyboards announces expansion with new facility in Chandler

Mechanical Keyboards recently acquired a 74,000 square-foot flex industrial building in west Chandler, according to an April 26 news release.

The Arizona Department of Health Services announced April 27 that appointments are no longer required at the state's COVID-19 vaccination sites.  (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
ADHS: Appointments no longer required at state-run COVID-19 vaccination sites

The Arizona Department of Health Services announced April 27 that appointments are no longer required at the state's COVID-19 vaccination sites.