Gilbert location of Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opens and more local news

Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opened in Gilbert on Sept. 4. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opened in Gilbert on Sept. 4. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opened in Gilbert on Sept. 4. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opens location in Gilbert

Tacos Tijuana Taqueria opened a location at 51 S. McQueen Road, Gilbert, on Sept. 4. The restaurant serves street tacos on homemade tortillas.

Eatalio Pasta & Wine opens in Gilbert

Eatalio Pasta & Wine, an Italian fast-casual restaurant, opened Sept. 26 at 6348 S. Higley Road, Ste. 106, Gilbert. Its specialty is a sub-pasta, which features garlic toasted bread with any pasta the customer chooses.

5 businesses that have closed in Gilbert

Here are five businesses that have recently closed in Gilbert.


Burst of Butterflies allows customers to play with the arts and get creative

Cheryl Tisland said the name of her family’s business—Burst of Butterflies—fit their situation perfectly when they came up with it in 2013.

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


Traffic barricades
Concrete work starting for Val Vista Drive widening project

Construction continues to widen Val Vista Drive from Appleby Road to Riggs Road to three lanes in each direction.

Gilbert Public Schools district office
Gilbert Public Schools will consider what's next as COVID-19 numbers rise

With COVID-19 case numbers on the rise, the Gilbert Public Schools governing board requested a work-study session for Oct. 29 to consider what happens next if the trend continues.

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)
New interactive holiday display coming to Chandler and more local news

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

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Visits to the hospital for coronavirus symptoms slowly rising across Arizona

Take a look at the hospitalization data across Arizona.

Road work
Left turns restricted in Val Vista Drive reconstruction area

The work is part of a town project to reconstruct deteriorated asphalt pavement on Val Vista Drive from Baseline Road to Guadalupe Road

Road construction
Recker Road project awaits pole relocation

Gilbert continues work on Recker Road improvements from Ray Road to Loop 202-SanTan Freewaay to minor arterial road standards

Gilbert Public Safety statue
Gilbert police to use grant money on road safety

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has granted the Gilbert Police Department nearly $142,000 for federal fiscal year 2020-21, which started Oct. 1.

Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
See Gilbert, Chandler shops that cater to local sweets lovers

Find the latest news on sweets stores in Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert home prices rise and more top local news from the past week

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

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2 businesses that recently opened on Gilbert Road

Here are two businesses that have opened this month on Gilbert Road.