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


Two places to eat coming soon in Gilbert

Andy’s Frozen Custard anticipates opening a store at 686 S. Gilbert Road in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Gilbert seeks applicants for redevelopment commission

The commission advises the Town Council on matters related to the redevelopment area in the Heritage District of Gilbert. Members consider proposals for development, monitor projects and implement the redevelopment plan.

Four friends combine their strengths to make Level 1 Arcade Bar thrive

Scott Goldsmith said he grew up a big fan of video arcades and did not really lose that love as he grew up, turning into a collector of the machines. So he said the thought of owning an arcade bar, like the one his friend Steve Tillman saw on a business trip to Denver, was exciting.


Hi 5 Tea opens in Chandler

The Asian restaurant serves a variety of boba tea as well as traditional Asian entrees.

St. Amand Kitchen & Cocktails offers approachable menu for all patrons

Ken Morrow had been a regular at the restaurant and wine bar that previously occupied the space that houses St. Amand Kitchen & Cocktails in Ocotillo. He got into business with the previous owner and put his general contractor skills to use in gutting and renovating the space. By January 2020, Morrow had full ownership of the business.

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