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Crab and Shrimp Beignets w/ Roasted Corn and Citrus Aioli

Crab and Shrimp Beignets w/ Roasted Corn and Citrus Aioli

Crab and Shrimp Beignets w/ Roasted Corn and Citrus Aioli, from Chef Michael McGee, photographed on the patio of AJ's Fine Food at La Encantada.

October 13, 2014 11:53 am
Prop 415 Protest

Prop 415 Protest

“I’m not against an animal facility. I’m against a $22 million one,” said Geri Ottoboni, who was joined by her grandson in a demonstration Tuesday at North Oracle and West Ina roads.

October 04, 2014 9:29 am
Figs are fabulous in the fall

Figs are fabulous in the fall

Figs flourish here this time of year — and there are many ways to prepare them.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fabulous figs

Fabulous figs

Chef Marcus van Winden prepares a fig and ice cream dessert at Lodge on the Desert restaurant 306 N. Alvernon Way in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Friday, September 26, 2014. Star. Fig trees, including the popular black mission fig tree, grow well in Tucson’s climate. The fruit from the trees are …

September 24, 2014 11:52 am
Bus stop

Bus stop

The streetcar’s arrival this summer marked an end to years of traffic detours, security fences and torn-up streets. 

September 19, 2014 4:32 pm
Union Pacific derailment

Union Pacific derailment

Workers from R. J. Corman Railroad Group work to remove rail cars and containers from the Union Pacific tracks near Picacho Peak on Tuesday.

September 16, 2014 3:12 pm
Ensuring the right fit

Ensuring the right fit

A family learns how to install a child seat properly with the help of trained technicians.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Antidote Massage Therapy

Antidote Massage Therapy

Beth Dixon practices a type of massage that relies on the therapist’s feet and body weight. “It’s more relaxing than deep tissue massage and more pressure than Swedish,” says Dixon.

September 10, 2014 11:45 am
New Conn's HomePlus Store

New Conn's HomePlus Store

Rhianna Gonzales, 7. explores the control panel on a massage chair at the new Conn’s HomePlus store at River & Orange Grove. The appliance and electronics store had a soft opening last Friday, and is holding their Grand Opening today.

September 05, 2014 2:45 pm
Baby Hayden Poeling

Baby Hayden Poeling

Kimberly Poeling gives Hayden her first round of meds for the day. Hayden’s doctor said Kimberly’s resolve to seek answers and find further medical help for her daughter was “heroic.”

September 05, 2014 10:50 am
Fashion Show La Musique

Fashion Show La Musique

Designer:Phillip ManusModel: Rachel Vague, 23.Musical inspiration: Classical with a modern twist.Soundbite: “It’s a scattered pattern of music. Classical is a scatter of ideas set into a pattern and structure in chaos,” says Jason Sierra, who sewed the featured dress and works with Manus.Sho…

September 02, 2014 11:46 am
Labor Day Picnic

Labor Day Picnic

Rosa Soza fills out a change of address voter registration form at The Progressive Democrats of America tent during The Pima Area Labor Federation’s 18th Annual Labor Day Picnic at Reid Park in Tucson. Hundreds turned out Monday to celebrate union workers and their families.

September 01, 2014 5:22 pm
Park Genius

Park Genius

Ross Shanken, Austin Weiss and Thomas Maguire — University of Arizona graduates and founders of Park Genius, an app for parking meters — stand behind meters using their system on University Boulevard near Main Gate Square.

August 29, 2014 3:02 pm
Omar's Hi-Way Restaurant

Omar's Hi-Way Restaurant

Waitress Amy Ganos pours coffee in the dining room at Omar’s Hi-Way Chef Restaurant at the Triple T Truck Stop, 5451 E. Benson Highway. The restaurant has stayed in business for nearly 60 years, serving an extensive breakfast menu 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

August 25, 2014 11:40 am
Government updates Mexico travel warning

Government updates Mexico travel warning

Looking westward along Sandy Beach in Puerto Peñasco ("Rocky Point), Sonora, Mexico.  

August 16, 2014 5:20 pm
Solar Installation

Solar Installation

Eighty solar panels, arranged in subarrays, cover a 5,000-square-foot building near Fort Lowell and Craycroft roads.

August 15, 2014 5:48 pm
03 CAL dSpoonful RM-p1

03 CAL dSpoonful RM-p1

303 CAL dSpoonful RM-p1 — These dishes are among the offerings at the new Lovin’ Spoonfuls (CQ LOVIN’ SPOONFULS) vegetarian restaurant on Wednesday, October 26, 2005. The dishes are, clockwise from front, Pasta Primavera (Linguini pasta and seasoned vegetables in a creamy vegan alfredo sauce…

August 08, 2014 12:14 am
16 CAL cCover

16 CAL cCover

1Restaurants for the Caliente Breakfast roundup include, clockwise from top, cinnamon roll, Cherry pocket, Chocolate danish at Village Bakehouse — breakfast/pastries, 7882 N. Oracle Road, 531-0977 on Thursday, February 9, 2012 in Tucson, AZ (TUCSON, AZ). Photo by Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily …

August 08, 2014 12:15 am
Semba the Elephant

Semba the Elephant

Semba, right, and Mabu, father of her soon-to-arrive bundle of joy, stroll through the elephant habitat at Reid Park Zoo. Sometime between now and mid-August, Semba will give birth to a trumpeting 200-pound calf — gender to be determined.

July 25, 2014 2:16 pm
Chalk Wall

Chalk Wall

Don Scheer, co-owner of Sugar Sweet Bakery, 18 S. Eastbourne Ave. in Broadway Village, created this 12-by-15-foot chalkboard on one of his walls. “Some customers want me to take their picture in front of it, and we’ve had a few selfies. It’s fun,” Scheer said. He said the process was inexpen…

July 24, 2014 5:10 pm
Mad Science Nasa

Mad Science Nasa

Mad Scientist Senior Instructor Dr. Z, also known as Zach Zache, demonstrates the effects of warm air on dry ice during Mad Science NASA Camp on July 16 at Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E Tanque Verde Road.

July 21, 2014 10:02 am
Indian Motorcycle Dealership

Indian Motorcycle Dealership

Ray Stephenson, with salesman Mike Willits, tries out a new Indian Chieftain motorcycle. Indian Motorcycle Tucson opened Thursday at 4037 N. Oracle Road. The dealership offers Indian’s three cruiser models.

July 18, 2014 7:29 pm
Pinal Protest

Pinal Protest

Immigrant-rights supporter Jesus Magana speaks with reporters as a protester challenges him. It all took place along the road leading to Sycamore Canyon Academy, identified by Pinal Sheriff Paul Babeu as the place where the federal government planned to send a group of young immigrants.

July 15, 2014 2:12 pm
About 100 rally in Oracle over transfer of young immigrants

About 100 rally in Oracle over transfer of young immigrants

Dozens of protestors were gathered north of Tucson today waiting for the expected arrival of a busload of immigrant children

July 15, 2014 10:22 am
The Andrada Ranch

The Andrada Ranch

The lush green trees of the Davidson Canyon front the property of the Andrada Ranch in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ranch buildings include the upper headquarters house (top center), the lower headquarters and foreman’s and caretaker residences (lower right) and the corrals/stables (lower left).

July 11, 2014 5:25 pm
Food for Ascension Cafe

Food for Ascension Cafe

You won’t find meat or dairy on the menu at the Food for Ascension Cafe. (OK, you can get eggs.) You will find locally sourced ingredients, most grown in the Tucson area.

July 11, 2014 4:47 pm
Marana McDonald's

Marana McDonald's

The 4,300-square-foot restaurant is expected to open Oct. 20. Marana Mayor Ed Honea  called the McDonald’s restaurant the catalyst of the 28-acre Main Street project at I-10 and Marana Road.

July 08, 2014 5:19 pm
Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga

Leslie Kleinman works her way through the circle as participants in the July 1 session of Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga laugh in the style of various animals. The ongoing group meets 6-7 p.m. at St. Francis in the Foothills church, 4625 E. River Road.

July 07, 2014 2:20 pm

Rincon Market reopens after nearly a year

Almost a year after a fire, Rincon Market is open for business. 

June 30, 2014 7:23 pm
Rincon Market

Rincon Market

Rincon Market owner Kelly Abbott, right, and Advertising and PR Sales Manager Mary Martin share a laugh at the newly re-opened store at 2513 E. Sixth St. The market re-opened June 30 following a fire on July 2, 2013.Brigitte Rensel, right, from Epicurean Food, hands out samples of cheeses an…

June 30, 2014 3:58 pm
Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

Carolyn and George Dumler use the Dutch oven for all types of cooking and baking, including making these cheesy biscuits. The Oro Valley couple released a cookbook, “Southwest Dutch Oven.” After a “terrible” first Dutch-oven cook-off, the Dumlers have done well in large and small competitio…

June 17, 2014 10:51 am
Noah Donovan

Noah Donovan

Noah Donovan makes his way along the King Canyon trail leading to Wasson Peak, a favorite of his summer hikes in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Photo by Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star.

June 03, 2014 4:26 pm
Art By Heart

Art By Heart

Barbara Mulleneaux, right, demonstrates to Kasidy Salmann how to roll out a ring of clay during the Art By Heart volunteer program at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave. At left is Kasidy’s mom, Kathy.

May 23, 2014 7:06 pm
CPR Training

CPR Training

Tucson Fire Capt. Andy Trujillo explains to Tanque Verde Elementary School students how to check a pulse during CPR training. The school teamed up with Save A Life and the Tucson Fire Department to certify 100 sixth-grade students in CPR at the William Clements Recreation Center on East Poin…

May 19, 2014 3:57 pm
Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market

May 17, 2014 5:29 pm
Barre3 Opening

Barre3 Opening

Kate Pedersen said ballet workouts helped ease the back pain she experienced working as a nurse. She then decided to open Arizona’s first Barre3 franchise, in La Encantada,

May 16, 2014 1:48 pm
Ina Road Beautification project

Ina Road Beautification project

The Ina Road median east of Meredith Boulevard toward Camino de la Tierra has undergone a facelift as part of a Marana beautification project last week. Work started at the Canyon del Oro Wash and runs westbound to the railroad tracks at Interstate 10. Crews put decorative rock on the median.

May 12, 2014 10:25 am
Oro Valley Marketplace Concert

Oro Valley Marketplace Concert

ForTheLuvvaMusic, the husband and wife duo Mark and Arlette Willis, perform during their show at the Oro Valley Concert Series at Oro Valley Marketplace. The free show, a mix of jazz, blues, Broadway, funk, R&B and soul, was sponsored by Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance. It’…

May 12, 2014 9:59 am
Rent to own problems

Rent to own problems

Pamela Schmidt tried to buy this 1957 Flamingo mobile home at the midtown Covered Wagon Mobile Home Park, but when she got the title it was a photocopy with a dead woman’s name on it. She was evicted from the space last year and can’t move the trailer.

May 02, 2014 9:01 am
Rent to own problems

Rent to own problems

Pamela Schmidt’s landlord deemed her trailer abandoned after she was evicted from the trailer space. She says all her belongings were removed from the trailer’s storage shed. “So much sentimental stuff that is gone,” she says.

May 02, 2014 9:01 am
TEP Solar Project

TEP Solar Project

Areva’s Jean-Paul Crouzoulon, project director for TEP’s Sundt solar project, stands among more than 500 mirrors that will be used.

April 23, 2014 4:06 pm
Growdown Gardens

Growdown Gardens

Designer Maria Voris stands inside the “Modern Swing” garden, which includes a cistern, water collection basins and a large wooden swing under a ramada. Her garden won the contest.

April 23, 2014 11:06 am
Edgar Rasley

Edgar Rasley

Defendant Edgar Rasley, center, flanked by defense attorneys Sarah Bullard and Jordan Cohen, follows along as charges are read during opening arguments in the trial of Edgar and Pamela Rasley, who are accused of vulnerable-adult abuse. 

April 15, 2014 4:52 pm
Passover Traditions

Passover Traditions

To prepare for a kids’ Seder, all hands are on deck to make matzo dough at Congregation Young Israel, 2443 East 4th Street. 

April 11, 2014 3:58 pm
Owl's Club Renovation

Owl's Club Renovation

Claudio Gutierrez takes up some of the existing floor during renovation of the Owl’s Club. The Center for Biological Diversity will spend less than $200,000 on renovation, says Executive Director Kieran Suckling.

April 10, 2014 11:36 am
Owl's Club Renovation

Owl's Club Renovation

The Owl’s Club mansion, 378 N. Main Ave. in downtown Tucson, has been purchased by the Center for Biological Diversity for $1.3 million. The deal culminates the group’s long-term transition into a nationally prominent group from its roots as a small band of activists.

April 10, 2014 11:35 am
Fine Art and Jazz Festival

Fine Art and Jazz Festival

More than 50 artisans fill St. Philip’s Plaza at Campbell Avenue and River Road during the spring Arts in the Plaza Fine Art and Jazz Festival. Sunday’s festival offered musical performances, kids’ activities and artists’ displays.

April 07, 2014 10:43 am
U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Forest Service

This firefighting engine in Sabino Canyon can be ready to roll within two minutes of a call and allows up to five firefighters to be self-sufficient in the wild for three days. Above, engine captain Leo Holley inspects a supply bin.

April 01, 2014 4:58 pm
SARA Desert Heat 2014

SARA Desert Heat 2014

A rocket separates into two gliders at the peak of its flight during the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association’s Desert Heat 2014 Winter Rocket Launch. The two-day rocket extravaganza included raffles, prizes and the popular mass launch of 50 rockets on both days. The 10th annual event was h…

March 31, 2014 9:37 am

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