Vero Chicago Pizza to open in Gilbert; construction delayed for water park and more top area news

Vero Chicago Pizza comes from the owners of Buddyz A Chicago Pizzeria. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vero Chicago Pizza comes from the owners of Buddyz A Chicago Pizzeria. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Vero Chicago Pizza comes from the owners of Buddyz A Chicago Pizzeria. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Gilbert area.

Vero Chicago Pizza preparing for opening in Gilbert

Vero Chicago Pizza, a new franchise restaurant chain from the owners of Buddyz A Chicago Pizzeria, anticipates opening Feb. 14 at 1431 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert.

TC's Pub & Grub plans Gilbert opening Feb. 8

TC’s Pub & Grub has purchased JC’s Steakhouse and anticipates opening Feb. 8 at 25 E. Ray Road, Gilbert. The sports pub will offer pop culture bingo, trivia, live music and karaoke.



Construction delayed again for The Strand @ Gilbert water park

The Strand @ Gilbert, a $35 million water park set to be built on 25 acres of Gilbert Regional Park, will not meet its Feb. 21 deadline to begin construction, company officials said.

Gilbert Public Schools studies longer fall, spring breaks

A survey of parents and staff in Gilbert Public Schools showed growing support for two-week fall and spring breaks, district officials said.

Bourbon & Bones set to open in SanTan Village on Feb. 9

Square One Concepts anticipates opening a second location of Bourbon & Bones Chophouse and Bar in the SanTan Village shopping center at 2150 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 123, Gilbert, on Feb. 9. Bourbon & Bones’ menu includes wet- and dry-aged cuts of beef as well as fresh seafood.

Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.



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