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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...

Program helps ASU pre-med students interact with cancer patients

A new pilot program is bringing Arizona State University pre-med students into an Emergency Department to learn the best ways to communicate with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center patients. Ten students from ASU’s Pre-Health Internship...

National embroidery exhibit comes to Gilbert

By Leisah Woldoff A national touring exhibit showcasing the best in artistic and technical needlework will visit Gilbert this month. “Through the Needle’s Eye,” a juried show presented by the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, is making...

Heritage District Redevelopment Pan draft update presented at second public workshop

By Mckayla Hull About a hundred Gilbert residents attended the second public workshop regarding the Heritage District Redevelopment Plan on January 30. The plan proposes adding retail, offices, apartments or condominiums, and entertainment amenities to...

Mayor Daniels’ Economic forecast full of optimism

By Eric Newman More than a hundred business professionals, local politicians and interested citizens attended Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels’ Economic Forecast at the Isagenix International building on February 15 to hear about the financial direction...