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Saturday, February 23, 2019

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Employers flocking fast to Gateway Airport area

By Jason Stone, Staff Writer The East Valley’s hot jobs economy is allowing developers in Mesa’s Gateway Airport area to build them as fast as they can fill them. Low vacancy rates across the Valley –...

Record store grew out of his father’s collection

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Darren Skarecky is a numbers guy, a certified public accountant by trade. How he ended up opening a store in Gilbert that sells music is largely due to his father,...

HeroPreneur program helps veterans build a future

By Kristine Cannon Staff   The HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit, a three-day event for military veterans, returns to Phoenix for its second year. HeroPreneur supports veterans by focusing on entrepreneurship, employment and education and will offer panels,...

Gilbert shirt company offers ‘hope’ for Children’s Hospital

By Cecilla Can GSN Managing Editor   A Gilbert-based T-shirt company has partnered with two Valley nonprofits to spread “hope.” Junkie Threads last month teamed up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital selling T-shirts with the word “Hope” atop an...

Crayola colors Fashion Center a hot spot

By Colleen Sparks GSN Staff Writer   Creative minds will be able to play with color and express their individuality in a new Crayola Experience retail and adventure center that will be one of only five in...

Mesa business caters to pinball wizards and families

By Katy Anderson GSN Contributor   Among the clatter of pinballs racking up points and soda cans being popped open are the sounds of children laughing and people smashing buttons on video games. Starfighters Arcade, a vintage gaming...

For Greg Hague, happiness is pursuing the worthwhile

By Wayne Schutsky, GSN Managing Editor For Greg Hague, the work was always the reward. The Scottsdale-based serial entrepreneur has succeeded countless times over in a variety of real-estate-related endeavors and could have retired years ago,...

Gilbert couple aim to help addicts find a better life

By PAUL MARYNIAK, GSN Executive Editor It wasn’t just the abuse of substances they saw that led Jim and Michelle Sarina of Gilbert and their daughter Katherine to open Ahwatukee Health and Recovery, the community’s...

Ohio transplants’ favorite ice cream followed them to Gilbert

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor Youngstown, Ohio, transplants in Gilbert may – or may not – have heard the scoop. Their favorite ice cream, Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream, has followed them here. Dozens of former residents of...

Gilbert bar recreates Prohibition with speakeasy format

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Nick Medina and Corey Potts have brought a touch of the Roaring Twenties to Gilbert’s entertainment district. They’re touting The White Rabbit at 207 N. Gilbert Road as the town’s...