2 bars coming to Gilbert; Las Vegas-style games debut at Wild Horse Pass and more area news

Wicked Rain anticipates opening in October in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wicked Rain anticipates opening in October in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Wicked Rain anticipates opening in October in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Gilbert

Two bars opening soon in Gilbert area

The Sugar Bar, a candy store and bar combination, anticipates opening at 960 E. Warner Road, Ste. 6, Chandler, in October.

Gilbert looking to fill seats on two boards



Gilbert is looking to fill one seat each on two boards, plus two alternates for the planning commission.

Three businesses coming to Gilbert this fall

Here are three businesses anticipating a fall opening in Gilbert.

​​Buschtetz family has opened Frenchie Pizza in Gilbert

It serves thin-crust pizza and a thin-crust-like dish called a flamme.

Chandler

The Paleta Bar to open Chandler location in November

The business specializes in Mexican desserts.

Las Vegas-style games debut Aug. 6 at Wild Horse Pass

The new games are a result of Arizona's amended gaming compact that took effect in May.

Copper Still Moonshine Grill to close Chandler location; last day of operation is Aug. 22

Copper Still Moonshine Grill announced on Facebook on Aug. 12 that it would close after Aug. 22.

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



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Gilbert Public Schools intends to spend its next round round of federal coronavirus relief money to address learning loss, beef up instruction and compete for talent in its workforce.

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INSPIRE Entertainment opens performing arts center in Gilbert

The center features seven large dance studio spaces, a preschool and a dancewear boutique.

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Two more businesses open at SanTan Village in Gilbert

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Gilbert to hold 9/11 memorial ceremony

Gilbert will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a ceremony at the town’s 9/11 memorial outside Municipal Building 1.

The freeway expansion project will occur across 11 miles of east- and westbound I-19 between Loop 202 and I-17, including the Broadway Curve between Baseline Road and 40th Street. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Project SAFE grant would go to school districts and local education agencies that had funding withheld for enacting mask mandates. (courtesy Adobe Stock)
U.S. Department of Education approves grant funding for school districts facing state punishment for mask mandates

The Project SAFE grant would go to school districts and local education agencies that had funding withheld for enacting mask mandates.

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Corner store Air Guitar opens in Gilbert

The high-end corner store sells 50 different chef-crafted, healthy grab-and-go meals