Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Phoenix area.


Pet-friendly Hair of the Dog opens in Gilbert

The wine bar, tap house and coffee shop is designed to be a dog-friendly neighborhood bar.

Val Vista widening project at 75% toward completion

The town of Gilbert’s Val Vista Drive widening project is approximately 75% complete.

Traffic restrictions on the project, which runs from Appleby to Riggs roads, are one lane in each direction. Base paving has started for the cub lane north and south from Ocotillo Road to Appleby.

Gilbert Town Council gives preliminary approval to $988.25 million budget

For the second consecutive year, Gilbert Town Council is heading toward a budget that is smaller than the previous year.


99 Ranch Market to anchor Chandler shopping center

99 Ranch Market will anchor the shopping center located at the northeast corner of Chandler Boulevard and Dobson Road. The store takes over what used to be a Basha's location.

Jinya Ramen Bar opens downtown Chandler location

Jinya Ramen Bar opened its downtown Chandler location April 29.

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