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An oasis in Tucson's concrete jungle

An oasis in Tucson's concrete jungle

Beach pops up downtown.

July 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

You wouldn't think a ski lift belonged in this list, but it does.

July 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tohono Chul bloom night likely this week

Tohono Chul bloom night likely this week

Cactus comes to life with beautiful blooms once a year.

July 07, 2014 5:51 pmLoading…
J’Adore  focuses on African cuisine

J’Adore focuses on African cuisine

Tucson’s culinary landscape just got a little more exotic.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brushfire settles into the ice cream biz

Brushfire settles into the ice cream biz

East-side shop offers small-batch creations. 

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fireworks tonight at Casino del Sol

Fireworks tonight at Casino del Sol

The event is free and open to the public.

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Fresh and fast eatery for student housing

Fresh and fast eatery for student housing

Goodness Juice Bar and Fresh Food to be on ground floor of the Hub.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Yes, we believe that is an index finger raised in our direction

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Tucson in 100 Objects — golf cart crossing sign

Tucson in 100 Objects — golf cart crossing sign

The allure of living on the links is dimming.

July 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Tamale Co. opening third location at old Jax

Tucson Tamale Co. opening third location at old Jax

Shop to open in October and offer dine-in, carry out.

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My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

The view above through the absence of a roof is impromptu and spectacular

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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El Tour program seeks kids interested in cycling

Participants will learn cycling techniques, safety, sports nutrition, and exercise in a fun and supportive environment.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Indian slot machine

Tucson in 100 Objects — Indian slot machine

Gambling is illegal in Tucson but available nearby

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Minivan Momologues: Floor it! It's a kid-free weekend

It had been four years since my last girl’s getaway.  

June 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Our trail-crossed mountains are beckoning.

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sweet Something for sale, Just Desserts to open, and other sweet news

The clock is ticking on the Something Sweet Dessert Lounge.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Arizona Inn

Tucson in 100 Objects — Arizona Inn

The Arizona Inn was built to supply a market of Isabella Greenway's furniture factory.

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Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."

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Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

The Tucson Citizen called the Twin Flames a "fancy nitery" when it opened in 1955 at 5150 E. Speedway. It featured a well-stocked bar, soft chairs, a flaming brazier flanked by rocking chairs, a grand piano and organ entertainment. Hours listed as 9 a.m. to "legal closing." In 1958, owner Ph…

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Planned bike ranch near Saguaro National Park hits snag

Planned bike ranch near Saguaro National Park hits snag

A permit request to allow a bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park is premature, says a county hearing administrator who recommended denial of the conditional-use permit application required for the bike ranch to move forward.

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