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Second Gilbert park groundbreaking set

Mayor Jenn Daniels and the Town Council will celebrate the groundbreaking of phase one of Rittenhouse District Park at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 at the site, 6624 South Power Road in Gilbert. The park...

Council greenlights police training complex design work

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor Gilbert’s $477 million capital spending for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will fund several attention-grabbing park and public safety projects – but a new fountain for the Southeast...

Behavioral-health center coming to Gilbert 5 years after first

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor Behavioral-health service provider Springstone will build a mental-health and addiction treatment center in Gilbert nearly five years after the company terminated similar plans due to public outcry. Springstone purchased more...

Mother’s Day events abound around Gilbert

By GSN Staff   From painting classes to special brunch menus, Gilbert businesses are observing Mother’s Day in a variety of ways. Here are a handful of events happening around the neighborhood to help celebrate mom...

Creamistry opens in downtown Gilbert

By Becky Bracken They say it’s where science and dessert collide. Creamistry – the made-to-order, liquid-nitrogen frozen ice cream shop – opened in downtown Gilbert last month, just in time to help residents cool down...

Three snowbirds rescued from mountain by team that includes Gilbert doctor

By Jim Walsh Howard Larson, a snowbird from Nebraska, sat for hours on a rock along the Siphon Draw Trail in the Tonto National Forest near Apache Junction in February, waiting for his two friends...
Agritopia

Agritopia to host food and farm forum

By Wayne Schutsky   Agritopia in Gilbert has been at the forefront of the local food movement since entrepreneur Joe Johnston established the community on his family’s farmland in the town nearly two decades ago. Now,...

DQ Grill & Chill offers separate areas to grill and chill

By Alex Whitten   Think Dairy Queen and thick, creamy ice cream comes to mind. But the brand has served much more than the sweet treats, and recently, it has evolved a new concept that offers what...

Modern Milk creates a safe community for moms and babies

By Srianthi Perera   If you’re sick, you go to a doctor, but if you need breastfeeding help, where do you go? The search for the answer led Scottsdale resident Stephanie Nguyen to found Modern Milk, a...

NYT Deli isn’t your typical eatery

By Srianthi Perera   NYT (Not Your Typical) Deli takes its name from its staff. About 70 percent of its young adult employees are autistic or have development disabilities. “Kids with autism have a hard time getting a...