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Best Shopping in Gilbert AZ

May 29, 2015 6:00 am

Best Shopping in Gilbert AZ When it comes to the best shopping in Gilbert, there are a number of places including specialty, antique, and locally owned shops as well as regional and big box stores. Whether you’re looking for a place to park the car and walk around shopping or a small, local place to find a special gift, Gilbert is a great place to shop! San Tan Village – If you’re looking for a place to park and shop for something for everyone in your family, San Tan Village is among the best shopping in Gilbert. Crossroads Town Square – Located in the 202 corridor just off the 202 and Gilbert, this shopping center is another great place to... View Article

Best Arizona Day Trips from Gilbert

May 22, 2015 6:00 am

Best Arizona Daytrips from Gilbert While there are a number of places to enjoy the outdoors in Gilbert, there are also a number of destinations tucked in the desert where you can enjoy local fare, arts and entertainment, and learn a bit about Arizona history. Here are the best Arizona day trips from Gilbert: Jerome – Located between Prescott and Sedona, Jerome is a former copper mining town turned artist retreat and local getaway. It’s also known as Arizona’s largest ghost town but I’ll let you decide if it’s haunted or not. Prescott – Arizona’s original state capital, Prescott offers arts and theatre, hotels, bed and breakfasts, shopping, and nightlife including live music along the famed Whiskey Row. Sedona –... View Article

Newman’s Picks for Places to Eat in Chandler AZ

May 15, 2015 6:00 am

Newman’s Picks for Places to Eat in Chandler AZ If there’s one thing living in the East Valley offers, it’s delicious food with a great atmosphere. From breweries to the finest Mexican and New Mexican food, there are many places to eat in Chandler AZ for singles, couples, and families. Here are just a few of my picks: La Casa Blanca serving Mexican food for the whole family. It’s worth a visit for the patio atmosphere, margaritas, and food. Si Senor offers authentic New Mexican food and more than 100 tequilas. Get there early on the weekend or you may be waiting for a table. It’s THAT good. El Zocalo is located in the heart of downtown Chandler in the... View Article

Gilbert Community News: Why it Makes Sense to Develop the 202 Corridor

May 7, 2015 6:00 am

Gilbert Community News: Why it Makes Sense to Develop the 202 Corridor If you’re looking for a boring place where nothing is happening, Gilbert, AZ is NOT the place for you! Businesses and residential communities are bursting with growth of restaurants, office space, and mixed use developments happening from the Heritage District to Rivulon to the borders of Queen Creek and beyond. Gilbert community news includes pushes to shop local and develop the 202 corridor. While there is existing retail and residential along the 202 corridor, there is a lot of land ready for development. This includes the 250-acre mixed use Rivulon property at Gilbert Road and the 202 and yet-to-be-named projects. The Town of Gilbert supports development because it... View Article

Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Gilbert

May 5, 2015 6:00 am

Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Gilbert Arizona is a great place to live. In addition to the growing economy and family-friendly neighborhoods, the weather is pretty close to perfect especially this time of year! Before the summer heat really begins, here are places to enjoy the outdoors in Gilbert. Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch – If you’re looking for a nature walk, a bird watching spot, or just a little time to soak up the sun, the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is the place for you. With more than 4.5 miles of trails and 200+ birds to spot, this park offers an oasis in the middle of the busy town. Cosmo Dog Park – If you’re looking for... View Article

Gilbert is Welcoming Businesses and Education

May 1, 2015 2:00 am

Gilbert is Welcoming Businesses and Education As a longtime resident of Gilbert, I am excited to see growth not only in residential real estate, but in the local economy as a whole. This is due in large part to the support of local and state government, encouragement of economic expansion, and growth of the Gilbert community. Gilbert is welcoming business and education in new and innovative ways that make it a great place for singles, couples, and families. Support of Town of Gilbert and State of Arizona If you’ve been to a ribbon cutting for a local business recently, you’ve probably met Gilbert Mayor John Lewis or members of the Town Council. They are active in the community at the... View Article