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Tucson Fire:  North Fourth Avenue building burns

Tucson Fire: North Fourth Avenue building burns

It took 21 firefighters about 16 minutes to control the fire.

October 14, 2014 9:18 am Video

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What you need to know for Tucson Meet Yourself

What you need to know for Tucson Meet Yourself

Thousands of people to converge on downtown for weekend festival.

October 10, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Connect Coworking offers collaborative space downtown

Connect Coworking offers collaborative space downtown

Workspace on a drop-in, daily or monthly basis.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

$197 million later, streetcar starts running Friday

It brings new rules for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians — and much hoopla.

July 19, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

My favorite place: The Chicago Music Store

Historic downtown building has storied past, future potential.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Review: Lady Antebellum sells out first Tucson show

Review: Lady Antebellum sells out first Tucson show

Country super trio finally makes it to the Old Pueblo.

June 17, 2014 11:23 pm Photos

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Steller: Retailers' dreams keep dying in downtown Tucson

Steller: Retailers' dreams keep dying in downtown Tucson

John “Flano” Flanagan’s downtown dream died last year, well before Kerstin Block’s was dashed last week.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Downsizing to Downtown

Downsizing to Downtown

Moving from a “very nice” 2,400-square-foot house in the Catalina Foothills to a brand new, leased, 1,200-square-foot modern flat high above Broadway and Stone Avenue was more than downsizing for Kate McMillan and Bill Krauss. It changed their lives.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Buffalo Exchange closing downtown Tucson store

Buffalo Exchange closing downtown Tucson store

Buffalo Exchange will close its downtown store, at 250 E. Congress St., after business Friday.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hi Fi opening Thursday in downtown Tucson

Hi Fi opening Thursday in downtown Tucson

Downtown restaurant morphs into bar at night.

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Downtown entertainment district could allow bars closer to schools/churches

The city wants to create a downtown entertainment district that would allow an exemption for businesses to apply for liquor licenses even if they are less than 300 feet away from a school or church.

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Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

City asking feds to let it run incomplete streetcar

The city is  determined to open the downtown streetcar line to riders this summer but will need some outside help to do it.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Repair work starts on burned-out "Wig-O-Rama" building downtown

Repair work starts on burned-out "Wig-O-Rama" building downtown

A year after a fire demolished a downtown building, it remains vacant. Its back wall — demolished shortly after the January 2013 blaze — is still laid bare to vagrants and vandalism.

January 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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City sets new rules for homeless encampment downtown

City sets new rules for homeless encampment downtown

The city has set up some new rules for the homeless camp at Veinte de Agosto Park downtown.

January 24, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Downtown Tucson courthouse picked for Jan. 8 memorial site

Downtown Tucson courthouse picked for Jan. 8 memorial site

The plan to house a permanent memorial to Jan. 8th victims and survivors at the Old Pima County Courthouse downtown was made official this morning.

January 06, 2014 12:53 pmLoading…
Celebrate holidays downtown today

Celebrate holidays downtown today

The Downtown Parade of Lights is this evening.

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Downtown's 2nd Saturdays losing major funding

Downtown’s monthly block party could be in jeopardy now that its main financial backer is pulling out at the end of the year.

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Downtown theater, Beowulf Alley, closes

Downtown theater, Beowulf Alley, closes

The final curtain has fallen for the scrappy Beowulf Alley Theatre. The last show, “Savage Bond,” by Tucsonan Steve Holiday, completed its run Nov. 24.

November 27, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…

Wildcat store gets third fine for selling alcohol to minors

Wildcat Drive Thru Liquors received its third fine this year for selling alcohol to minors.

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