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Mesa’s Asian District weathering pandemic
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Mesa’s Asian District weathering pandemic

January 16th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Kenzel Williams Tribune Contributor Mesa’s Asian District continues emerging as a hub for the Valley’s fast-growing Asian-American community despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. The district – home to more than 70...
Downtown coffee shop keeps on roasting
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Downtown coffee shop keeps on roasting

January 7th, 2021 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Melody Birkett Tribune Contributor Jarrod’s Coffee,Tea & Gallery started as an art and jewelry store eight years ago, adding a coffee shop in 2015 after some remodeling. “It just kind of happened,” said Owner Jarrod...
Pandemic failed to darken Mesa lights firm
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Pandemic failed to darken Mesa lights firm

December 28th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Coty Dolores Miranda Tribune Contributor Some of Santa’s busiest elves this year used cherry pickers. Those elves are the employees of family-owned Christmas Light Decorators in Mesa and include 25 full-time and 70 seasonal...
Mesa restaurateurs persevere in pandemic
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Mesa restaurateurs persevere in pandemic

December 27th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Melody Birkett Tribune Contributor While many businesses have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Mesa couple’s Boca Taqueria is thriving. Mesa natives Jewelia and Clay Eagar are opening a third location at Eastmark near...
Visit Mesa launches geocaching promotion
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Visit Mesa launches geocaching promotion

December 20th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Rudy Cavazos Tribune Contributor For those looking to enjoy time outdoors, geocaching is an option for you and Visit Mesa has launched the new Fresh Foodie Trail GeoTour to promote East Valley agritourism attractions. The new...
Area malls’ owner optimistic about future
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Area malls’ owner optimistic about future

December 20th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Wayne Schutsky Tribune Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns have hurt shopping malls across the country, but executives with Macerich see some small signs of improvement heading into 2021. Macerich, the...
Eastmark couple teaches the art of cooking
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Eastmark couple teaches the art of cooking

December 19th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Monique Seleen TRIBUNE Contributor Sweet Moments Company is cooking up ways for people to gather virtually and learn how to prepare everything from gourmet meals to decadent desserts – all from the comfort of their own...
Mesa brewery’s work with entrepreneurs makes new suds
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Mesa brewery’s work with entrepreneurs makes new suds

December 15th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF A Mesa brewery is finding different ways to stay afloat in the pandemic. Dave Valencia, owner of Oro Brewing Company and the Oro Taproom at 210 W. Main St., said he’s “uniting the East Valley” through his...
Mesa pizzeria’s customers part of the owners’ family
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Mesa pizzeria’s customers part of the owners’ family

December 12th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Sierra Alvarez Tribune Contributor As it struggles through the pandemic, La Famiglia Pizza N Pasta in Mesa is relying on loyal customers to stay afloat. Owner Girolamo Randazzo said his business is “run by family” and...
Pandemic doesn’t stop Milano’s sound of music
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Pandemic doesn’t stop Milano’s sound of music

December 10th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Alli Cripe, Tribune Contributor   Milano Music Center has stood in downtown Mesa for over 74 years and it’s not about to lay down for the pandemic. The store sells everything a musician or recording artist could ever ask...