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Icecreamery goes mobile, drops Gilbert store

By Cecilla Chan GSN Managing Editor Handcrafting a batch of ice cream for a golf course when the mercury is hitting triple digits is no problem for Nitro Live Icecreamery. Founder and CEO Felicia Vandermolen and her...

Gilbert couple expands their restaurant franchise

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Keith and Allison Colson loved eating at Teriyaki Madness so much that the Gilbert couple purchased the existing franchise location at San Tan Village. “Two words: spicy chicken,” Allison Colson...

Gilbert barber gives charity a cut of profits

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor In many ways, Nico’s in Gilbert is a traditional barbershop with its hot lather, steamed towels and straight-edged razors, down to the iconic red-white-and-blue pole. But there’s a twist to...

Gilbert PI’s cases run a gamut of challenges

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor The Phoenix girl was in her early teens when her mother sold her to sex traffickers. Three or four years down the road, law enforcement agents busted a sex-traffic ring...

New Ocotillo store getting golfers into swing of things

By Colleen Sparks, GSN Staff Writer A couple with a knack for running businesses is having fun helping people get into the swing of things at their new Ocotillo golf shop. Brigid and John Hornacek opened...

Gilbert firm goes mall out for skin care

By COLLEEN SPARKS, GSN Staff Writer Finding the perfect mix of moisturizers, serums and cleansers to clear up acne, reduce wrinkles and otherwise achieve healthy skin usually requires scientific experimentation. Now, family-owned skincare company Skin Actives...

Gilbert businessman seeks help in getting 100 bikes to grandkids

GSN NEWS STAFF The way Gary Colby sees it, every kid should have a bike. Yes, he owns Colby Cruisers in Gilbert and sells bicycles for a living, but it’s more personal than that. Which is why...

Gilbert photographer grows her business and activism

By srianthi perera, GSN Contributor “Capturing your present, creating your future,” is Gilbert photographer Elaine Kessler’s photo motto. It also fits her own life. Kessler’s present is jam-packed with various professional and volunteer activities, while her future...

Discount Tire forges partnerships with Gilbert high schools

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, GSN Staff Writer Discount Tire is encouraging Gilbert high school students to start their working careers at its stores while they’re still in school. Tom Stanage, the Scottsdale-based company’s training manager, said that...

Gilbert, Mesa hospital options keep growing

By Jason Stone, Staff Writer Dignity Health is eager to show off its new hospital in east Mesa. Now if it could just get the word out that it’s fully open. “Some people have come in and...