One way the south side's Viking Car Wash manages to scare up some business is its proximity to a haunting mural. The blood-curdling scene features a shrieking, fiery-haired, yellow-eyed demon, a skull and bones sprawled on the ground and a sharp-toothed, spiked beast stomping the skull while…
The bizarre mural is on a wall at the Viking Car Wash, 1120 S. Sixth Ave. It was painted by Jesus Robles Jr., who is now in prison.
Think of it as Old Tucson Studios Lite. Before it was Trail Dust Town, the three-acre conglomeration of Western-style buildings on East Tanque Verde Road was the site of a movie set for a never-completed 1951 Glenn Ford film.
Old Fellows chaplain Jean Dahler starts off a meeting with a
prayer. The service group meets regularly but has struggled to
recruit new members.
The Odd Fellows meet a couple times each month at the group's
lodge at 1150 N. Palo Verde Blvd.
In the middle of the 20th century, there was nothing odd about
being an Odd Fellow.
"Captain America" attends Pima's Downtown Campus. Well, at least
multimedia artist Bruce Butler's version of "Captain America."
Bruce Butler's "Captain America" stands on the north side of
Pima College's Downtown Campus.
Is it a lizard or a fish? It's a giant lizard-fish! The
"kind-of-random" sculpture sits on the sidewalk on South Third
Avenue just north of East 20th Street, across the street from Santa
If you're ever driving down East Fort Lowell Road west of
Alvernon Way, keep an eye out for a 9-foot-tall buzzard standing on
the side of the road.
A dilapidated building's run as an eyesore at the northeast corner of East Broadway and North Craycroft Road could be coming to an end. The building was at one time a tire shop, but it has been vacant for about 20 years and is in a state of disrepair, said the property's broker, Nancy McClure.
At first glance, the light pole directly across from the Sun
Tran bus shelters at the North Harrison Road and East Speedway
park-and-ride lot looks insignificant.