Famous 48 Tavern will open later this year in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Square One Concepts plans to open a location of Famous 48 Tavern at 1026 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, in late fourth quarter 2022. The sports bar also has a Scottsdale location. 480-361-4933. www.famous48.com
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.