Bridal Bazaar

 Article Mindy Haskins | Photography The Amburgeys  When the owners of Uptown Bridal were looking for a new home for their shop, they didn’t have to look far. Located behind the neighborhood where they grew up sat a charming and empty 1920s farmhouse.   

Jasmine and her mom, Denise

 Article Mindy Haskins | Photography none  Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder  Sephora, $38

A Second Chance

 Article Michelle Guerrero | Photography David Apeji  Kate Mathias, a mother of three, wife and author moved to Chandler from Iowa nearly eight years ago. She fell in love with the Arizona sunshine. Her new friends became family. Life was good. But in 2012, her neurologist misdiagnosed her with a stroke. She suffered daily headaches for 16 months, dropped 25…

The 2018 Real Women of Chandler

Article Alison Stanton and Georgann Yara | Photography Lifestyle Media and Branding

Girlfriend Weekend on Coronado Island

 Article Kathleen Blair | Photography Images provided  White sandy beaches, fantastic shopping, great restaurants and historical charm are all waiting to be discovered and enjoyed on the charming resort town of Coronado Island. Located across the bay from San Diego, it's a great weekend escape to a beach town with a carefree lifestyle.   

The 2018 Women of Chandler

Article Alison Stanton and Georgann Yara | Photography Lifestyle Media and Branding

This One’s For the Gals

In honor of the Women’s Issue, I’d like to share an excerpt of a social media post that I wrote for my mom on her birthday: “Happy birthday to my mom! Thank you for always being there for me. For bringing me homemade soup when I’m sick, stepping up to take care of our girls … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Hand & Stone Massage Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary In May 2016, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa opened its doors to the Chandler community. Since then, the locally owned and family-operated business has provided more than 20,000 massages and facials to its customers. The Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa philosophy is simple: Make … Continued

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Once again, Amy Nelson and Paula Chavez with The Amy Nelson Team at Keller Williams East Valley and Your Loan Gal, Kari Zurn with Academy Mortgage, brought together dozens of families for their third annual Community Easter Egg Hunt and Pictures with the Easter Bunny at Serenity Bend Park in Ocotillo. Photo credit Ooh Lala … Continued

Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival

The 30th Annual Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival returned to Tumbleweed Park and treated families with three days of live entertainment, carnival rides and games, spectacular food, music and, of course, ostriches! Photo credit Scott Chaffee

Chandler Jazz Festival

Downtown Chandler hit a high note with the return of the Chandler Jazz Festival. The two-day festival treated music lovers to 22 hours of live performances from more than 85 local and national artists. Photo credit Sherrie Buzby Photography

Fun Events at IronOaks

There’s a lot going on in the IronOaks community! Some recent events included the Fly Boys concert and meet-and-greet, a bus trip to Tubac for shopping and wine tasting, spring golf demo day, an Easter celebration and the Jason Morton Tennis Classic. 

The Inflatable Run

The Inflatable Run was an all-ages family event at Rawhide that featured a 5K inflatable obstacle course plus fun activities, games, shows and attractions in the festival area. 

The Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival

The Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival returned to Downtown Chandler with headlining act Rodney Atkins. The fest also featured more than 40 BBQ Pitmasters, a huge selection of beer and spirits, interactive games, local entertainment and more! Photography by Tim Fuchs.