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Curated by Visit Chandler staff, get the inside scoop on all the things that visitors and local love about Chandler.

Sally Clasen
Sally J. Clasen

Sally Clasen is a Midwest transplant who has lived in the Valley for half her life, swapping wool for cotton. She writes about food, travel, people and trends in business. When she’s not chasing Arizona sunsets she’s making reservations for Sunday brunch.

Chill Out with Frozen Treats in Chandler, AZ

Summertime is all about creamy ice cream, frosty drinks and cool, sweet treats. Fortunately, Chandler is the perfect place to chill out with your favorite cone, scoop, popsicle or smoothie after a day of summer fun. From neighborhood ice cream shops and dessert boutiques, to top Chandler boba spots…

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Spending Memorial Day Weekend in Chandler, AZ

Memorial Day is celebrated annually on the last Monday in May to honor U.S. military members who’ve died in service. Because it’s a federal holiday, the three-day weekend is also considered the unofficial start of summer with many gathering for picnics and outdoor activities. Here are some ideas to…

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Epic Team Building Activities in Chandler, AZ

Is it time to get your group together for a team-building activity? Chandler offers many choices to bond and have fun, whether it’s a family outing, a special celebration or a corporate event, including outdoor and sporting adventures, niche tours, volunteer opportunities, and even a chance to…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: Mic Drop Mania

Laughter is alive and well in Downtown Chandler…thanks to a revamped venue with some exciting new upgrades. Formerly ImprovMANIA, Mic Drop Mania Comedy Club still offers traditional stand-up and improvisational shows, but the entertainment spot has turned the laugh factor up a few notches. David and…

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CSR/Volunteer Activities for Groups in Chandler, AZ

Whether you own a small start-up or head up a large corporation, your company’s mission probably isn’t just about profit margins. It’s about giving back to the community that invests in your business and finding volunteer opportunities for companies that mirror or are related to your organization…

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Best Sports Bars in Chandler, AZ

Looking for a spot to cheer on your favorite team? Grab your jersey and head to one of Chandler’s diverse sports bars, where you can relax, order drinks and food, and catch the big game on a big screen with the best seat in the house. DTC Sports Grille Chandler sports fans will feel right at home at…

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Best Proposal Places in Chandler AZ

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to pop the big question. And the location of the life-changing inquiry is almost as important as the answer. If your February 14th plans include a “Will you marry me?,” here are some romantic spots in Chandler to help set the tone for a favorable offer…

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