Read the latest business and community news from Chandler and Gilbert.

Maricopa County

State metrics indicate Maricopa County bars, gyms, theaters, water parks can reopen in limited capacity

Some businesses can reopen Aug. 27 in Maricopa County—albeit in a limited capacity—after the countywide spread of COVID-19 was downgraded to moderate, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.


3 business updates to know in Gilbert

Hypnosight opened in July for hypnotherapy consultations in the Art of Healing Wellness Center at 1757 E. Baseline Road, Bldg. 10, Ste. 140, Gilbert.

Gilbert’s small businesses making their way toward recovery

Beyond its substantial health tolls, the coronavirus pandemic has also brought on an economic toll that has been devastating for many.

Gilbert's HD South set to reopen Sept. 1 after renovation

HD South in Gilbert will reopen Sept. 1 after a two-month closure for maintenance work on the 107-year-old building, which was the original Gilbert Elementary School. The work was to shore up and reframe the stairs to the basement. The historical museum and cultural arts space will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.


Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival postponed until March

The Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival, rescheduled due to COVID-19 for this October, has been pushed to March 2021, according to the event organizers.

Coffee shop, child care business Modern Allo opens in Chandler

Modern Allo opened July 27 in Chandler. The business is a coffee, self-care and child care one-stop shop. With a workspace, a conference room and a supervised area for child care, the business boasts a place for parents to have a chance to get work done while children are being cared for.

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