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What’s on tap? New brewery owners

By GSN Staff Since Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company opened its doors in 2013 and gained worldwide renown, home-grown breweries have been hopping over to Gilbert to open up shop, according to town staffers. In 2016,...

Goat yoga moms butt heads in ‘The Amazing Race’

By Melody Birkett April Gould of Gilbert, known as the “Goat Whisperer,” and her best friend, Sarah Williams of Mesa, known as the “Goat Yogi,” participated in the 30th season of The Amazing Race on...

Fired Pie opens

Fired Pie, an Arizona-based, fast-casual pizza and salad restaurant, has opened an outlet in SanTan Village at 2218 E. William Field Road, Gilbert. It is the chain’s 19th location in Arizona. The company recently received a...

Board & Batten in Mesa offers American iconic food

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski When Mesa reception venue Stonebridge Manor took over its food and beverage division four years ago, the move opened the doors to a sea of creativity. Owner Michael Mills, a Gilbert resident,...

Kyna Tek wins award in Illustrators of the Future Contest

By GSN Contributor Gilbert resident Kyna Tek is a winner in the Illustrators of the Future Contest. The prestigious illustration competition is in its 29th year and is judged by some of the premier names in...

Glorious sounds emanate from the East Valley Chorale

By Melody Birkett A group of talented singers make up the East Valley Chorale, which started in 1999 with a dozen people from three churches. It’s now made up of about 90 people from 50...

Adroit Asian fusion at Clever Koi

By Srianthi Perera Nick Campisano and Joshua James have not yet visited Asia, but they run a mean Asian-inspired kitchen and craft cocktail bar in Clever Koi. “We’ve not been overseas, but we pay homage to...

Kajukenbo, a practical martial defense that anyone can learn

By Melody Birkett “Go, hit, palm strike.” I can feel the adrenaline rush. “Boom, right into the eye. Eyes, nose, throat — that can cause pain,” said Kelly Corder, Kaju Arizona Studio co-owner and instructor. “Alternate strike....

Arizona Wilderness’ funky beers include a stout with mushrooms

By Wayne Schutsky Gilbert’s Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. celebrated its 4th anniversary over Labor Day weekend with a full slate of events and special releases that highlight just how far the craft brewer has come...

Gilbert’s new superintendent starts role this month

By Srianthi Perera Shane McCord, assistant superintendent of Mesa Public Schools and a former employee of Gilbert Public Schools, has assumed the role of superintendent at GPS. His employment contract began October 2 and ends June...