- Ostriches in Chandler, Ariz. It sounds absurd, but the truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. And, turns out, these large, flightless birds are inseparable from this Arizona city’s history. Chandler’s founder was none other than Dr. A.J. Chandler, an engineer, veterinarian and – apparently – ostrich rancher. The doctor thought he could cash in on ...
- CHANDLER -- This city may be the only one in the nation facing a shortage of materials required for building a Christmas tree. Every year since 1957, Chandler has erected a Christmas tree composed entirely of tumbleweeds, chicken wire and paint.
- CHANDLER -- After summer monsoon winds knocked down several large trees on the SunBird Golf Course in 2005, the course operators decided that, rather than tear out the stumps, they'd turn them into works of art. So they hired local artist Bob Jordan, commonly known as "Chainsaw Bob," to convert the stumps into sculptures.