New interactive holiday display coming to Chandler and more local news

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)
The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland." (Courtesy Downtown Chandler Community Partnership)

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Chandler

Downtown Chandler to get a new interactive holiday display this year


The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a new interactive display of holiday decorations in downtown Chandler called "Sugarland."

Chandler Museum Store to open Nov. 1


The Chandler Museum is opening a Museum Store, and to celebrate the grand opening the museum will host a weeklong event.

Here's what is opening in Chandler in November

See what is opening in Chandler in November.

Rewind dessert and drink shop pivots to keep customers coming during pandemic

Rewind in Chandler has found a way to keep customers coming in during the pandemic.

VB Cosmetics Inc. announces new headquarters in Chandler

The company will move into the Lotus Project near Kyrene Road and Loop 202.

Gilbert

Gilbert unemployment nearly cut in half, but labor force declining


Gilbert’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in August, the lowest it has been since March at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents a drop of 3.8 points from the previous month and a 45.78% improvement in one month.

2 businesses that recently opened on Gilbert Road

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

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


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Doug Ducey
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Gov. Doug Ducey issued three executive orders Dec. 2 to further address the coronavirus pandemic.

Matty G's Steakburgers & Spirits
Matty G's opens sports-themed grill in Gilbert

The neighborhood grill specializes in in burgers and hot dogs, and its interior is adorned with sports memorabilia.

Gilbert Public Schools
Gilbert Public Schools poised to return to hybrid learning Dec. 7

A final decision on such a move will be made Dec. 3 based on what Maricopa County’s dashboard says about coronavirus transmission risk in Maricopa County and within GPS boundaries.

Gilbert Town Council
Divided Gilbert Town Council approves 2-way radios for ambulances

The approval during a short council meeting allows an expenditure of $146,000 to purchase the radios.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19 cases in Gilbert, Chandler rising and more coronavirus news

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Fry's Marketplace is the anchor tenant for the Post at Cooley Station development. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Businesses open at Post at Cooley Station in Gilbert and more local news

Read recent business and community news from Chandler and Gilbert.

Fry's Marketplace, Post at Cooley Station
5 businesses now open or coming soon to Post at Cooley Station

The Post at Cooley Station opened this month, with more stores soon to come online.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19: 238 new cases reported in Gilbert Dec. 3

Here is what you need to know about coronavirus cases in Gilbert

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Number of people in ICU units with COVID-19 up more than 400% since end of September

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona

Rajiv Patel, Nico's Barber Shop
Nico’s Barber Shop entrepreneur finds niche in cutting hair to help people look good, do good

in 2017, Rajiv Patel opened a barbershop in Gilbrert, Nico’s Barber Shop, even though he did not know how to cut hair

Simi's Cafe, Black Pepper Filet Mignon
Simi’s Café has become gathering place for extended family

Eight years ago, Albert Kan found himself burnt out on the restaurant business and, perhaps more importantly, a little too far from his parents

HD South
Kayla Kolar leaving Gilbert's HD South museum for House of Refuge

Kayla Kolar, who has been president and CEO of HD South for 15 and a half years, is moving on from being the only director Gilbert’s arts, culture and history museum has known.