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Backyard Taco
Backyard Taco opened a new location in September on the Chandler side of Gilbert Road, just south of Germann Road. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Backyard Taco opened a new location in September on the Chandler side of Gilbert Road, just south of Germann Road. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are five Gilbert area businesses that are now open, coming soon or relocated with new ownership.

Now open

Backyard Taco opened Sept. 21 at 2400 S. Gilbert Road, Chandler, across the Gilbert border. The restaurant marks the fourth location for the business, which serves a variety of tacos and other Mexican food. 480-809-6482. https://backyardtaco.com

Lush opened Sept. 19 at 2162 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert. The store offers homemade cosmetics, including bath, hair and body products. 602-610-7135. www.lushusa.com

Coming soon

D1 Training anticipates opening Oct. 26 at 8490 S. Power Road, Ste. 109, Gilbert. It has five core programs for different ages, each 54 minutes long, that come in five parts: dynamic warmups, performance, strength, core and conditioning, and cool-down stretching. 480-597-9483. www.d1training.com/gilbert-az

Hair of the Dog Wine Bar & Tap Room anticipates opening in early 2021 at 3133 S. Lindsay Road, Ste. 107, Gilbert. The establishment will be open indoors to dogs and will serve locally made beverages and snacks. https://hairofthedoggilbert.com

New ownership

Coldfront Cryo has changed ownership and moved to 5229 S. Power Road, Ste. 104, Mesa, across the Gilbert border at Ray Road, on June 20. It offers cryotherapy, the use of cold temperatures to promote muscle recovery and skin toning. 480-440-0246. www.cfcryo.com
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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