Showing: 1-20 of 31638

Summer

Hot tarred roof

Hot tarred roof

Hot tar drips from a mop, as workers tar a roof. Photo by Benjie Sanders, Arizona Daily Star 2001

January 26, 2016 12:53 pm
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Gas prices and blaming Obama, supervisors' decision, dangers of more guns.

January 24, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on testing and education, "taking America back," surviving the desert summer.

August 23, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Tucson faith communities don't wilt under summer heat

Tucson faith communities don't wilt under summer heat

The Gospel and Dr. Seuss. The Torah and wine. Religion gets creative during summer. 

August 01, 2015 7:57 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Gardening: What to plant now

Gardening: What to plant now

With the weather being so nice and warm lately, a colleague asked if I was excited to start gardening again.

April 03, 2015 8:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Tucson Party Rentals

Tucson Party Rentals

Party Tent

Business Offer
Tucson sunset

Tucson sunset

The sun sets over downtown on the longest day of the year as seen from the La Placita parking garage in Tucson, Ariz., June 20, 2005.

August 02, 2014 5:15 pm
10 fascinating things about Tucson's cicadas

10 fascinating things about Tucson's cicadas

The cicada, signature summer bug that sends out the high-pitched nerve wracking buzz in the heat of the day. 

July 17, 2014 2:46 pm
Photos: Summer solstice worship at the Stonehenge

Photos: Summer solstice worship at the Stonehenge

In Britain, celebrants have observed the beginning of summer at Stonehenge for years, as well as winter.

June 21, 2014 10:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Public gardens to explore this summer

Public gardens to explore this summer

When the heat dampens your gardening spirit, get energized and inspired by Tucson’s public gardens. Here are a dozen that you can visit now to see seasonal blooms and crops. Plus, there’s one you can plan to visit when it’s cooler in the fall.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Splash parks are a great place to play for families looking for something cooler than running through the sprinklers and less expensive than a water park.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
100 Days May 28-June 3

100 Days May 28-June 3

May 28: Dive in: Tucson public pools open.

May 17, 2014 6:22 pm
255001_2.jpg

255001_2.jpg

May 06, 2014 4:10 pm
Hitler Berlin Games 1936

Hitler Berlin Games 1936

Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, in light suit , walks with a delegation as they arrive for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany on August 1, 1936. Spectators hail the German leader from the stadium balcony with salutes. (AP Photo)

December 03, 2013 12:35 pm
Hitler Berlin Games 1936

Hitler Berlin Games 1936

German Chancellor Adolf Hitler, who attends the Olympics daily, seems pleased with the way the games are progressing as he watches events on August 14, 1936 at Berlin, Germany. At his left is Dr. Theodor Lewald, not in uniform, president of the German Olympic committee. The short man, second…

December 03, 2013 12:36 pm
Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

American Jesse Owens runs in 21.1 seconds to win his elimination heats in the Olympic 200-meter dash during the Berlin Olympics, August 8, 1936. He is followed by Orr of Canada and Neckermann of Germany. Owens later won this event finals. (AP Photo)

December 03, 2013 12:30 pm

Record heat hits the Old Pueblo

Tucson set two heat records in two days — one for the highest high and one for the highest low.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photos: Summer solstice worship at the Stonehenge

Photos: Summer solstice worship at the Stonehenge

Police say more than 20,000 celebrants have gathered at the famed Stonehenge monument to mark the summer solstice. The cloud cover Friday morning prevented bright sunshine at dawn of the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere but a joyous spirit prevailed. See photos of past ce…

June 23, 2013 7:30 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

Welcome to the first day of Tucson's monsoon. It'll probably be hotter today than it was Friday. But the National Weather Service says there is a teeny, tiny chance of rain.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

Monsoon 'debut' is today, but don't expect rain just yet

Carlos Garcia says he intended to start doing yard work at 9 a.m. Friday to try and beat the heat, but didn't get started until 11 - and by then, well, we all know how he suffered. He was doing a favor for an elderly woman who lives near Second Avenue and Delano Street.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Vote! Today's Poll

Loading…

With the pool of presidential candidates narrowing, which front-runner do you support?

View Results
View more...

Deals, Offers and Events

Tucson.com newsletters

Sign up for Tucson.com e-mail newsletters

Weekly update of food and restaurant news.

Sports news and blog headlines, delivered nightly.

Midmorning update of local business headlines, daily.

Tucson-area obituaries, daily.

Receive the current day's weather forecast in your email!