Mona's Danish was the only authentic Danish bakery in Arizona when Steve Hashemi opened it nearly 13 ago.
The art at BICAS, the downtown bicycle co-op, is definitely underground.
On Saturday two golden spikes will be driven into the new line of track that encircles the Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum on Tucson's west side.
The Tucson Museum of Art's Holiday Artisans Market is adding a new type of craftsmanship this weekend.
Roger, Gus and Bubblegum are three engaging poodle mixes so tiny at 5 weeks old that they all could be held in one hand.
A group of friends is bringing the Bum Steer back to life this weekend as Tucson's newest haunt.
It's possible to see all of the mountain ranges that surround Tucson from the big ramada at Pima County's newest park.
The Chinese Culture Festival opens Saturday with martial arts demonstrations by Junmin Zhao and Junjie Feng, two martial-arts masters from Shaolin, China, who performed at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony.
As the monsoon nears an end, insects are at a peak. They are also the star attraction of one of Southern Arizona's newest and most unique expos - the Arizona Insect Festival, now in its second year at the University of Arizona.
Mixologist Aaron DeFeo had only been with the Casino del Sol Resort about a month when he brought home bragging rights from the inaugural Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge last year.
The harmonica has taken Pierre Herbineaux around the world.
Tucson turns 237 on Monday, and that means cake. While the actual flag raising at Presidio San Agustín del Tucson took place on Aug. 20, 1775, many of the festivities are taking place Saturday.
A couple of Southern Arizona vineyards will be celebrating the harvest this weekend.
The Loft Cinema's Tucson International Children's Film Festival is more than free movies and popcorn. Much more. "We have a lot of people say that this is the big thing they do with their kids in the summer," said Jeff Yanc, the Loft Cinema's program director.
"The Invisible War," Kirby Dick's groundbreaking documentary on sexual assault in the U.S. military, is hard to watch yet riveting.
The village of Greer is cool and green and getting ready to throw a party - despite losing more structures than any other community when the largest fire in Arizona history swept through the White Mountains last summer.
The Tucson Culinary Festival is marking its 10th year this fall with a move to new locations.
The ultimate staycation would involve just staying home. Maybe playing tourist and visiting a few local attractions. There's also relaxing with a good book or catching some bargain matinees.
Welcome to Tucson's ever-evolving pool scene where there are more ways than ever to socialize and make a splash.
Organizers hope to find good homes for hundreds of dogs and cats this weekend during a three-day adoption event to benefit Pima Animal Care Center.
Close to 2,500 runners and walkers are expected take part in the sixth annual Meet Me Downtown 5K on Saturday.
For many San Diego-bound Tucsonans, the Interstate 8 exit to Alpine means that you've put the intense heat behind you and the rest of the drive is largely a downhill coast to the beach.
You don't have to leave town this weekend to enjoy an evening cruise.
Fans of Holy Rolling Empire won't want to miss the chance to see the psychedelic-pop quintet Friday night. The band headlines a benefit show for a proposed low-power FM community radio station that hopes to begin broadcasting from downtown in January.
There's a lot to see in the sky in the coming weeks - here are some ways to make the most of views that are literally out of this world.
Desperate to convince his mother that she is mentally ill and needs help, a young man films her as she frantically empties the contents of their refrigerator onto the kitchen floor.
A petite young redhead who goes by the nickname "Poppy" may just be the next Tucsonan destined for the big screen. She recently flew to Los Angeles to film a teaser for the film "Wiener Dog Nationals," which will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival.
Contrary to popular opinion, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day. So what is it?
In chess, the queen is the most powerful piece on the board. A player starts with one, but each of the eight pawns has the potential -if it gets across the board - to turn into a queen.
Ruben Palma has big plans for Moctoberfest - an April Fools' spring carnival, beer festival and community arts fundraiser for the All Souls Procession - that debuts Saturday.
Now in its fourth year, the three-day Tucson Tattoo Expo will feature more than 80 artists and a variety of contests, in addition to a fashion show, a free car show and kids activities that include face painting.
It's possible to find just about any kind of food at the Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair, which is expected to draw 325,000 people this weekend. The area is lined with restaurants such as The B Line and Athens on 4th Avenue that are culinary destinations year-round.
Be Tucson makes its debut Sunday as Tucson's only 5K just for women (there is a men's mile), and launches a weekly free run in the Foothills. Meet Me at La Encantada is organized by the same people that started Meet Me at Maynards.
The Arizona Animal Fair returns for its 11th year on Saturday at Reid Park.
"100 Years of Arizona's Best: The Minerals That Made the State,"
the exhibition that opens Feb. 4 at the University of Arizona
Mineral Museum, will showcase hundreds of gems and minerals.
Organizers of the 58th Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show set
out to dazzle.
In recognition of Arizona's Centennial, the state's minerals
take a star turn as what's being billed as "The World's Largest
Treasure Hunt," which gets under way this weekend.
It's always been possible to find all sorts of gems, minerals,
beads and jewelry along with lapidary equipment - and just about
anything else you could think of - at the Tucson Electric Park Gem
& Mineral Show.
Now in its third year, the Tucson Sculpture Festival opens
Friday with an exuberant celebration of form and movement.
After hours, downtown is where you want to be for several shows
that celebrate the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase.
We have the bragging rights, being the town that brought down
the tough-as-nails criminal John Dillinger, and we won't let anyone
forget our role in capturing one of America's most notorious wanted
The Chinese New Year officially starts Monday, marking the
beginning of the Year of the Dragon and the 4,709th year of the
The Tucson International Jewish Film Festival opens tonight with
an epic telling of the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in which French
police rounded up more than 13,000 Jews for the Nazis.
No ordinary bike, this one has three wheels, adjustable shelves
and will soon be getting books into the hands of people who may not
have visited a library in years.
Now in its 21st year, the Tucson International Jewish Film
Festival offers a diverse lineup of 23 films over a 10-day run that
starts next Thursday. The schedule features a range of films, from
dramas and documentaries to comedies.
Sometimes, the best way to enjoy snow is from the cozy comfort
(and warmth) of your couch. We asked the experts at Casa Video for
some of their favorite snow movies.
Exploring the Orion Nebula from the top of Mount Lemmon has got
to be one of the most unique ways to welcome in the new year.
Chocolate pots de creme may be the ideal holiday
dessert. Incredibly rich and luxuriously smooth, they seem like a
splurge yet are deceptively easy to make. "It's grown up chocolate
pudding," said Marianne Banes.
Victoria Tulk expected to tell the story of her missing cousin
for her documentary filmmaking class at the University of
The Loft Cinema set the bar high when it awarded its first
"Lofty" Lifetime Achievement Award to German actor Udo Kier.