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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...

Welcome Home Veterans Park project gets underway

By Srianthi Perera An inspirational Arizona landmark will soon begin to take shape in Gilbert. The Welcome Home Veterans Park, anchored by an 80 percent scale of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., is due...

Far from the bustling crowd, JC’s Steakhouse delivers

By Kenneth LaFave Two miles south of the busy strip of crowded restaurants on Gilbert Road is a quiet, spacious place. Many of the crowded restaurants give people what they think they want. The quiet...

Nando’s makes the neighborhood great

By Becky Bracken Like good schools and filled potholes, the quality of an Arizona neighborhood can be measured by its proximity to a delicious local Mexican food restaurant. Burgers are good and hole-in-the-wall bars are...

Mother-daughter business team helps people get organized

By Colleen Sparks Getting organized can be an emotional roller coaster for people as they struggle to decide what longtime possessions to keep and which ones to throw away or donate. Recruiting the help of Erika...

Passion for food motivated innovative Grubstak owner

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Colton Grubb knew when he stepped foot into his new Heritage District restaurant, Grubstak, that he made the right business decision. “Walking in and seeing the lights turned on, and the first few...

Gilbert artisan’s personalized jewelry fills a niche

By Hailey Mensik Most mornings after Shannon Clark gets her children ready for school and takes her youngest to day care, she comes home and gets right back to work. Inside her Gilbert home, her...