Chandler Spotlight: d'Vine Gourmet

Small businesses are what make our community unique and drive our economy. And our Chandler businesses depend on the #PowerOfTravel to help them thrive. In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, we sat down for a Q&A with Denise McCreery, owner of d’Vine Gourmet, a specialty market and go-to for…

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Best Biking Trails in Chandler

By Angela Muniz They say it’s the journey, not the destination. But if you decide to explore Chandler by bike, it can be both and you can rent the perfect cruiser for your excursion at a Chandler bike shop. With more than 100 mostly flat cycling routes in the city, it’s easy to ditch the car for a…

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7 Must-Try Thai Restaurants in Chandler

By Sally J. Clasen Thai food is an international cuisine citizens across the globe appreciate for its beautiful presentation, aromatic flavors and spicy ingredients. Locally, it’s easy to get your fix of curry, pad Thai, or sticky rice when in Chandler. Here are seven restaurants that bring the…

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A Day of 10,000 Steps in Chandler

By Sally J. Clasen Experts suggest humans should take 10,000 steps (or about 5 miles) daily to achieve optimal health. That might sound like an ambitious fitness goal, but we’ve got an itinerary for a day in Chandler that makes it easy to cover your tracks and identifies top spots for where to walk…

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Hot Spots for Cold Brew Coffee in Chandler

By Michelle Jacoby It’s no surprise that Chandler is home to some of the best coffeehouses in Arizona. And sometimes—especially in Arizona—coffee is a drink best served cold. And even-though iced coffee may be your first pick, consider a cold brew coffee. Iced coffee is essentially hot coffee poured…

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Chandler Business Spotlight: YoYo Factory

By: Sally J. Clasen When Benjamin “Benny” McPhee and Hans “YoHans” Van Dan Elzen go to work they “walk the dog” and “pop the clutch.” But their tricks of the trade are all in the name of the toy business. In 2004, the two yo-yo enthusiasts and professionals (both have won multiple national and…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: The Kind Bean

By Angela Muniz Kindness matters in life. It also matters in business, say Clay and Jen Novick, husband/wife owners of The Kind Bean, a neighborhood café they opened in 2017 that serves coffee, specialty drinks, grab-n-go breakfast and lunch, and handmade sweets. The self-proclaimed foodies, who met…

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