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.

Chandler Local Spotlight: Craft 64

With “Local” being the buzzword in the dining industry, Craft 64 in Downtown Chandler is not just marketing lip service. The wood-fired restaurant and bar, which is known for its craft pizza and beer, specializes in scratch, organic fare and is committed to making sure its supply footprint stays in…

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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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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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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 at one of these popular Chandler sports bars. The Local Chandler…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: Pickleball Kingdom

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the country—about 4.8 million Americans play it at least once a year. And now in Chandler, those hooked on the paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton have their own domain to play in West Chandler at…

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