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Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Assault caused UA student to lose faith in the system, it says.

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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…
Tucson merchants team up to offer summer discounts

Tucson merchants team up to offer summer discounts

Local merchants from four shopping districts along the new streetcar line — downtown, North Fourth Avenue, Main Gate Square and Mercado San Agustín — have joined forces to offer a summer discount program to Tucsonans sticking around during the hottest months.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weekly Food Fest launches Friday on North Fourth Avenue

Weekly Food Fest launches Friday on North Fourth Avenue

Food In Root, a local startup responsible for eight new farmers markets in the Tucson area over the last two years, has plans for another regular event along North Fourth Avenue.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am Video Loading…

Sun Link will conduct high speed testing of final streetcar tonight

Sun Link officials will conduct high speed testing tonight on its final streetcar.

June 04, 2014 10:33 amLoading…
Tucson streetcar stop needs fixing

Tucson streetcar stop needs fixing

Crews were out correcting a streetcar stop built too tall at Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street this morning.

May 08, 2014 12:39 pmLoading…
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.

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Bison Witches fined for serving beer to teens

The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control issued a $750 fine to a popular North Fourth Avenue eatery last month for serving beer to two undercover teens. 

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Artisans flock to Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Artisans flock to Fourth Avenue Street Fair

The Fourth Avenue Street Fair draws about 400 artisans from around the country.

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Road Runner: Broadway lane shifts cause backups downtown

There is a growing traffic headache downtown.

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

467 metered parking spaces proposed for N. Fourth Avenue in Tucson

The city could install as many as 467 metered parking spaces on or near North Fourth Avenue next year.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

A worker from Progressive Hardscapes scrapes off leftover glue at the streetcar stop on North Fourth Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Streets.

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'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

Ray Ballard installs tiles at one of the streetcar stops on North Fourth Avenue. The artist says her cactus motif was inspired by the colorful and playful nature of the avenue. Eight of the streetcar line's 17 stops will get original artwork.

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'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

'Lithomosaic" streetcar art is installed

Fourth Avenue got a little more colorful this week. A crew from Progressive Hardscapes installed the first piece of the $765,000 streetcar art project between Sixth and Seventh Streets along Fourth Avenue.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Fourth Ave. merchants debate meters' impact

Fourth Ave. merchants debate meters' impact

Donna DiFiore, owner of Delectables, hopes the city listens to the public about plans to install parking meters. Her restaurant and catering business has been at 533 N. Fourth Avenue for 35 years - and parking has always been an issue, she says.

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Fourth Ave. merchants debate meters' impact

Fourth Ave. merchants debate meters' impact

Merchants along North Fourth Avenue are adopting a wait-and-see attitude when it comes to city plans to install parking meters next year.

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University-area group rejects offer on student-housing complaints

University-area group rejects offer on student-housing complaints

An olive branch recently extended to West University residents by the new owners of a massive student housing project near North Fourth Avenue that quickly gained a reputation for loud parties has been rejected.

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Before heading to street fair, here are things you must know

Before heading to street fair, here are things you must know

Ronnie Diaz, with Granite Construction, removes debris from the crevices of the rail lines on North Fourth Avenue, as work on that section of the streetcar line winds down and prepares for the street fair this weekend.

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Before heading to street fair, here are things you must know

Before heading to street fair, here are things you must know

The Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair is this weekend.

December 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

More roads are reopening along the Sun Link streetcar line, and crews are working faster on the big project.

October 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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