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Modern Law Express opened in the SanTan Village shopping center. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Modern Law Express opened in the SanTan Village shopping center. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Modern Law Express opened in the SanTan Village shopping center. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

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Three business that have opened in Gilbert

Here are three businesses that have opened in the past three months in Gilbert.

Sherpa Kitchen to reopen as fast-casual restaurant serving Nepali cuisine



Sherpa Kitchen will have a soft reopening Aug. 9 with a new concept at 1533 W. Elliot Road, Ste. 101, Gilbert. The dine-in Nepali cuisine restaurant closed in November and converted to a store, but owner Shabash Yadav is reopening with a streamlined menu for more of a fast-casual concept while still serving locally sourced, healthy Nepali food.

Familial, cultural roots mark Mr. Thai Bistro

Katherine Clements calls her family’s Thai restaurant “nothing special.”

Mr. Thai Bistro’s unassuming storefront, in a strip mall on the corner of Warner and Cooper roads, is in line with Clements’ modesty. But inside, customers will find a place that upholds valued traditions.

Hammer & Strings Conservatory brings credentialed instructors for music education to Gilbert

With nine instructors and more than 100 students, Hammer & Strings Conservatory has survived a pandemic, building renovations and trying things like “mommy and me” group lessons.

Chandler

​​Unmarked Beauty and Wellness offers services to boost both confidence and health

Brandie and Al Heredia did not expect they would open a business during the pandemic.

Unmarked Beauty and Wellness had been primed for expansion in February 2020—Brandie and Al were selecting a spot for their third location—and then the world shuttered in March as the coronavirus raged through cities and states.

Against all odds, the couple opened their second Chandler location off Gilbert and Germann roads in February 2021.

Tattoo removal and medical salon set to open in Chandler on Aug. 14

Delete - Tattoo Removal & Medical Salon will open its second location in Chandler on Aug. 14, according to a news release from the company.

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






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Three businesses now open in Gilbert

Here are three businesses that recently opened in Gilbert

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Transportation bond heads to Gilbert voters

Gilbert voters will receive their fall ballots in the mail shortly after Oct. 6, which will include a question of whether the town should be allowed to issue bonds for streets, transportation and infrastructure projects.

Federal health officials are recommending Arizonans age 65 and older, residents of long-term care facilities and those ages 50-64 with underlying medical conditions get a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine if they are at least six months past their second shot, according to a news release from the Arizona Department of Health Services. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Booster vaccine doses recommended for 65 and older, certain others

Federal officials are recommending that Arizonans age 65 and older, residents of long-term care facilities and those ages 50-64 with underlying medical conditions get a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine if they are at least six months past their second shot.

The Strand @ Gilbert could soon undergo a name change but will not open until 2024. (Courtesy town of Gilbert)
Proposed Gilbert water park changes operator; Chandler businesses struggle to find workers and more top area news

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

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Pair of Fox Concepts restaurants opening in September

The two Fox Concepts restaurants sharing building space at Williams Field and Santan Village Parkway are opening this month, one having done so and the other coming before month’s end.

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Gilbert safe from initial drought restrictions

When Gilbert residents turn their taps on in 2022, water will reliably flow from them.

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Higley USD board approves instructional time models for virtual learning

Higley USD’s governing board conducted its second required public hearing and approved the district’s instructional time model to meet new state requirements for average daily membership, a key figure in the state’s education funding formulas.

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Two places now selling tea in Gilbert

Here are two places that sell tea and opened recently in Gilbert.

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Updates to Gilbert’s land development code gain approval from council

The approval marked the end of a nearly three-year effort from the town’s planning department to update the code and make it more user-friendly for citizens.

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Gilbert Town Council approves agreement with ADOT to help fund Ocotillo Bridge project

Council unanimously approved the agreement despite objections from Council Member Laurin Hendrix about how the funding fits in with the town’s $515 million bond question on the November mail-in ballot

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Proposed water park at Gilbert Regional Park has change in operator

The Strand @ Gilbert has undergone an ownership change and may soon come under a name change as well.