Jody Brase, Oct. 28, 2008.
A buff orpington chicken.
The sign at Lucky Wishbone, 10 N. Swan Road, was built before ordinances limiting signs.
Joseph Rodgers leads a class at Dancing in the Streets AZ, which he co-founded with his wife, Soleste Lupu. The couple received a national award for their teaching.
A memorial started on the lawn outside the University Medical Center where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and other victims were being treated after the mass shooting on January 8, 2011.
Wildcats' Derrick Williams dunks the ball in the first half of the game against Washington State at the McKale Center on Jan. 8, 2010. The half time score was 35-35.
Arizona's Derrick Williams goes up for a shot in the first half of the game against Cal State Fullerton at the McKale Center on Dec. 8, 2010.
Wildcats' Derrick Williams, right, easily makes a layup against Arizona State's Demetrius Walker, #40, in the first half of the game at the Wells Fargo Arena on Jan. 23, 2010.
Arizona's forward Derrick Williams, #23, jumps up over Robert Morris's forward Russell Johnson, #34, left, and forward Yann Charles, #25, right, in the first half of the basketball game at the McKale Center on Dec. 22, 2010.
UA pitcher Kenzie Fowler practices her pitching sequence in the bullpen at Hillenbrand Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., on April 14, 2010.
Sunnyside's pitcher Estela Piñon, center, is surrounded by her teammates, from left, Amanda Spradling, Adrianna Rosthenhauser and Desaray Akins as she reacts after giving up two runs in the sixth inning of the game against Cienega at Cienega High School on March 29, 2010. Cienega won 2-0.
Water flows through a copper rain chain into a rainwater harvesting tank.
Michelangelo Ristorante Italiano toasts its silver anniversary with a series of events and food and drink specials.
Musicians play together during an Irish playing session at the The Auld Dubliner (THE AULD DUBLINER cq) Sunday, March 6, 2011. The open session happens every Sunday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the pub. Photo by Jill Torrance/Arizona Daily Star Transmission 152144 MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALE, NO MAGS
Hungry diners chow down at El Sinaloense hot-dog stand.
People eat at La Seneloense Sonoran Hot Dog stand on 12th Ave.
Photo by Jill Torrance / Arizona Daily Star 2009
First flown by the Royal Air Force, P-51 Mustangs were then used in World War II by the U.S. to escort B-29 bombers. By the end of the war, P-51s had destroyed almost 5,000 enemy aircraft — more than any other fighter in Europe. Following its military service, the P-51 became popular with ci…
Jill Torrance / Arizona Daily StarP-51 MUSTANGFirst flown by the Royal Air Force, P-51 Mustangs were then used in World War II by the U.S. to escort B-29 bombers. By the end of the war, P-51s had destroyed almost 5,000 enemy aircraft — more than any other fighter in Europe. Following its mil…
Chuy Rodriguez of Los Camperos de Nati Cano's Chuy Rodriguez sings with Linda Ronstadt during the Mariachi Conference Espectacular concert at the Tucson Arena on Friday, April 24, 2009.
Linda Ronstadt performs during the Mariachi Espectacular concert in the Tucson Arena on Friday, April 24, 2009.
Pamela Phillips, right, talks with her attorney Peter Herberg during pretrial motions in the her homicide case in Pima Superior Court Monday, March 7, 2011.
The Barrio Brewing Company in the south warehouse district at Toole Avenue and 16th Street has a hearty NCAA Ale with 10 percent alcohol, and when the nearby railroad crossing gates go down, pints go on sale.
Native New Yorker has dropped “New Yorker” is now simply “Native.” The Phoenix-based company’s management made the switch after realizing that customers already referred to the pizza and wing restaurant as “Native.”
Ned Harris photographs dragonflies and damsels at Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Park.
Fransisco Edwardo Lopez (FRANSISCO EDWARDO LOPEZ cq), left in white t-shirt, hugs Jennifer Plazola (JENNIFER PLAZOLA cq), in orange, during the wake for their friend Ramses Barron Torres (RAMSES BARRON TORRES cq), 17, at Torres' home in the Buenas Aires neighborhood in Nogales, Sonora, Frida…
Eric Hansen talks with some student athletes after a press conference at the McKale Center Tuesday, April 12, 2011, after he was named the new University of Arizona head swimming coach.
Yurie Ishizaka of Tokyo looks in display cases during the first day of the Gem and Mineral Show at the Tucson Convention Center on February 10, 2011.
Rocks, shells, and minerals for sale at the Miner K booth at the Gem and Mineral Show at the Tucson Convention Center in 2011.
John Mincks, playing John Dillinger, left, and Rob Jensen, playing one of the gang members reenact a robbery during a gangster party at Hotel Congress in 2009. The hotel held a free event on the opening night of "Public Enemies" the film about John Dillinger starring Johnny Depp.
Asparagus photographed in the Star studio Thursday, July 15, 2010. Photo by Jill Torrance/Arizona Daily Star Transmission 149856 MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALE, NO MAGS
Want to take a pal to lunch, but don’t want to spend big bucks? The Ra Sushi “Friends With Benefits” may be for you.
Receiver Devin Veal, #80, left, makes a catch with running back Kaylan Butler, #23, right behind him during practice at the Arizona Stadium Wednesday, March 23, 2010.
Canyon Del Oro's Ka'deem Carey, #25, right, carries the past Catalina Foothill's Mason Couture, #34 during the third quarter of the football game at CDO Friday, October 8, 2010. Photo by Jill Torrance/Arizona Daily Star
Dinner guests enjoy a meal and drinks during a special tequila tasting dinner at the Flying V Bar & Grill at Ventana Canyon Resort on Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Heidi Dodds, center, gather with fellow supporters in the lawn outside the University Medical Center where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and other victims are being treated after the shooting Saturday, January 8, 2011.
Mountain View's Aaron Anderson, #31, left, drives the ball past Ryan Gray, #50, during the Northwest Desert Classic boys basketball championship game at Mountain View High School Tuesday, December 30, 2008. Sabino won 60-56.
Tucson's Christine Clark, #24, center, reacts with her teammates on the bench during the the fourth quarter of the 5A-I girls basketball tournament quarterfinal game at Cholla High School on Feb. 26, 2010.
No. 19: Arizona 82, Robert Morris 56 -- Margin: 26. Date: Dec. 22, 2010. How it happened: Jesse Perry and Derrick Williams (pictured) combined for 33 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, a steal, a block and maybe a kitchen sink (we're still looking into that one) as Arizona shot exactly 50 p…
Margin: 26Date: Dec. 22, 2010How it happened: Jesse Perry and Derrick Williams (pictured) combined for 33 points, 13 rebounds three assists, a steal, a block and maybe a kitchen sink (we're still looking into that one) as Arizona shot exactly 50 percent from the field and held Robert Morris …
Isabel Peck, 3, sits on Santa Claus's lap and asks for Barbie toys at the Foothills Mall Friday, December 11, 2009. Photo by Jill Torrance/Arizona Daily Star
Spam Musubi rolls are a special offered at Mama’s, which is opening a third location next month in Marana.
Former Tucson High School sports star Christine Clark, shown here competing in the 300 meter hurdles, will play basketball with her Harvard squad in Tempe in the ASU Classic on Dec. 7-8 - but that is the closest Harvard will come to Tucson.
Despite Arizona swimming coach Eric Hansen, right, taking a leave of absence - the team continues to do well recruiting.
Former Arizona swimming coach Eric Hansen.