Harkins Theatres opened a theater at SanTan Village last week. The theater is the first of more than 100 businesses that will open at the 1.2 million square-foot shopping center along Loop 202’s Santan Freeway in Gilbert.
Officials at Westcor, SanTan Village’s developer, plans the center’s grand opening Oct. 26.
Twig & Twill Boutique, a clothing and apparel store that features organic maternity, infant and children’s products among other things, is opening at The Borgata, 6166 N. Scottsdale Road, near the border of Scottsdale and Phoenix. The store is scheduled to open April 15.
CHAIN CONSIDERS ARIZONA
Pollo Campero, a chain of restaurants specializing in freshly-cooked chicken, is planning on expanding in Arizona.
The company, which opened its first store in Guatemala 36 years ago, has 200 locations throughout North and South America. The company said its first U.S. restaurant, established in 2002 in Los Angeles, had seven hour lines upon its opening.
MESA ART GALLERY
An art gallery has set its sights on downtown Mesa, according to the Downtown Mesa Association.
Wind Up Gallery, 126 W. Main St., will feature artistic works in several mediums including sculpture and canvas. It opens in May.
ICE CREAM PARLOR
A new Dippin’ Dots ice cream parlor opened at the northeast corner of Gilbert and Guadalupe Roads in Gilbert.
Three more stores may open over the next several months in Mesa and Queen Creek.