Elias and Luisa Molina opened Molina's Midway Mexican Food in Tucson in 1953. After 64 years in business the family owned restaurant will close its doors on May 19, 2017. The family members that own and work in the business are in their 89s and 90s.
Approximately 250 people took part in the annual May Day, or International Worker's Day protest march on Monday May 01, 2017. May Day in past years highlighted worker's rights globally, but marches now include immigrant's rights, black lives matter and LGBT rights.
The band Sqwrl has been together for four years and is having a cd release party at Hotel Congress on April 28. "When I'm Trying" is their first cd.
U.S. and international students were in Tucson for the 2017 CAT Vehicle Challenge, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and MathWorks. Students wrote software to make the CAT vehicle "drive" itself.
Joe Pagac is painting a mural on the Epic Rides building at 534 N. Stone Ave. . Pagac asked for $18,000 through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the mural, he received over $21,000. He plans to have it completed by April 22, his wedding date. When completed, the mural will be the largest in Tucson.
The Marana Heritage Conservancy and the Town of Marana hosted the annual Marana Founders' Day at Ora Mae Harn Park on Saturday.
Tucson knows it's Spring when the annual Fourth Avenue Street Fair takes place along N. 4th Ave between University Blvd and 8th Street.
Pro-golfers played rounds of golf in a warmup to the 2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic Pro-Am at the Omni Tucson National Resort.
Arizona Wildcats played an exhibition game against the NC Dinos from South Korea at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson. Arizona won 13-1.
World View, a stratospheric exploration company located at 1805 East Aerospace Parkway, had its grand opening on Thursday February 23, 2017.
Demolition of the I-10 eastbound bridge over Ina Road took place on Wednesday February 22, 2017. Ina Road at I-10 will be closed for two years to reconstruct the interchange to allow Ina Road traffic to pass over I-10 and the UPRR tracks.
The Wildcats improve to 13-1 in Pac-12 play with their win over the Cougars.
Arizona improves to 14-1 in Pac-12 play.
Arizona remains undefeated (9-0) in Pac-12 play.
Investigators from National Transportation Safety Board are on scene where a private Beechcraft 300 airplane crashed at the Tucson International Airport on Monday January 23, 2017. Two people were confirmed dead.
Arizona upsets UCLA at Pauley Pavilion to stay undefeated (7-0) in Pac-12 play.
Arizona stays undefeated (6-0) in Pac-12 play.
Arizona rolls past rival ASU to stay undefeated (5-0) in Pac-12 play.
Snowmelt from Mt. Lemmon and rainfall has Sabino Creek flowing through Sabino Canyon National Recreationa Area north of Tucson in January, 2017.
Stephen Duneier, aka the Yarnbomber, works on his "Dreamer" installation at Tucson Medical Center for Children. This is his first urban "yarn bomb."
People gathered at the Sam Lena-South Tucson Library to make banners and signs for the Women's March on Washington - Tucson March taking place on January 21.
Joan Josephson started to show signs of Alzheimer's in 2005. Her husband, Chuck, is her caregiver.
Arizona barely hangs on to take down the Aggies.
Arizona Daily Star photographer Mamta Popat picked these images as some of her favorites for 2016.
Holiday shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, 2016, around the country.
Arizona improves to 4-0 on the season with a win over Northern Colorado.