Mini jellyfish-like creatures, smaller than an inch across, have been spotted at least three times in Sabino Canyon since the 1980s.
A plant expert from Tohono Chul gives us tips on caring for Tucson plants during the winter, including when to cover plants, what to cover and why everyone puts Styrofoam on columnar cacti.
The owner of Tanna's Botannas, Tanna Cole, just opened Puro Ice with her boyfriend Alberto “Raton” Navarro. The Tucson, Arizona, spot will eventually sell ice cream made from recipes from Sullivan's Eatery & Creamery, and currently offer their spin on Italian ice and nieve de garrafa. Read moreNOW OPEN: Mexican Italian ice downtown, from sister shop Tanna's Botannas 🍧
Holiday gift guide: Tucson-themed items to gift this year, featuring handmade candles, jewelry, cards and more from local artists and makers. Read more23 very Tucson gifts to give this holiday season 🎁🌵
Murals in the Tucson, Arizona area continue to fill our city's walls with beauty. Here's where to find some of them! Read more100+ amazing Tucson murals and where to find them
Tita Tita is Tucson's newest Filipino spot, bringing the food of metro Manila to community events. A brick and mortar is the ultimate goal, but for now you can find lumpia, skewers and turon at pop-ups around the city. Read moreThere's a new spot serving Filipino food in Tucson, from lumpia to BBQ
Pen Macias, also known as The Desert Pen, is a muralist in Tucson, Arizona. She has created numerous desert-themed murals on local businesses and homes since 2018. Read moreLocal muralist The Desert Pen beautifies Tucson with her artwork
Vegans rejoice! Here's a huge list of vegan food in Tucson, Arizona. Bookmark this page or share with your friends. Read moreA giant list of vegan food in Tucson — now with more restaurants!
A mega list of Tucson-area museums and art galleries that you have to check out while in the Old Pueblo. Some of our local museums feature art, history, automobiles, aircraft and wildlife. Read more31 must-see museums to check out in Tucson ✈️🎨📸
Your guide to Sabino Canyon Recreation Area in Tucson, Arizona: We'll tell you about shuttles through the canyon, if pets are allowed, where to see water after rain falls in Tucson, and more. Read moreA giant guide to Sabino Canyon, Tucson's treasured hiking spot
The question our food writer gets asked most often is: What should I eat in Tucson? Here, she answers, for every occasion. Read moreWhere should I eat in Tucson? A GIANT list of bucket list spots for every craving
A HUGE guide for University of Arizona students that includes local places to see, things to do and places to eat while in Tucson. Read moreWelcome home, Wildcats. Here's what to see, do and eat while you're in Tucson 🐻⬇️
It's almost peak prickly pear harvesting season in Tucson, Arizona. We talk to two experts for tips on harvesting the fruit, preparing it and cooking with it. Read morePrickly pear season is here. Here's what to do with the fruit you may have in your yard
A local artist is creating handmade disco ball art inspired by the Sonoran Desert's saguaro cacti as an homage to her Tucson roots. Read moreYes, disco ball saguaros are a thing. This local artist makes them.
A look into why some of Tucson's most iconic neon signs are in a current state of disrepair. Read moreA few of Tucson's iconic neon signs have lost their glow. Here's why.
Looking for a day trip in Southern Arizona? Here, we're making the argument for a visit to Nogales, Arizona. The small town packs a big punch. Here are our recommendations for food and things to do! Read moreBetter than Eegee’s?! A foodie day trip to Nogales, AZ
Hernan Castro, The Desert Alchemist, has foraged wild mushrooms to eat and to heal for nearly a decade. He takes groups into the Mount Lemmon wilderness to discover a diverse array. Read moreA foray on Tucson's Mount Lemmon into the wild world of mushrooms
Annie Matlick of Ambrosia Cakes makes desert-inspired wedding and celebration cakes with buttercream frosting designs. She took over Ambrosia Cakes from baker Jaynie Rossi in 2015. Read moreSucculents and buttercream cacti: This local baker makes desert-inspired cakes for your special day
Check out our list of 19 books that are either written by authors with Southern Arizona ties or are about topics relevant to the area. Happy reading, Tucson! Read more19 books with Tucson ties to add to your summer reading list
The Neon Door, on Fourth Avenue, is an inclusive beauty and tattoo studio in Tucson, Arizona that offers skincare, tooth gems, hand-poked tattoos, haircuts and even scar and stretch mark camouflage. Read moreGet facials, tooth gems, hand-poked tattoos and more at this Tucson beauty and tattoo studio
Barrio Bread has been putting Tucson on the nation's radar for years. Our homegrown baker, with his homegrown grains, finally did it: won the James Beard Award for outstanding baker. Read moreDon Guerra of Tucson’s beloved Barrio Bread just won a James Beard Award
Raspados are a delicious option to help us cool off in the summer. Luckily, Tucson has many places to find the icy treat plus antojitos, street snacks. Common delights at these shops include Tosti-Locos, fresas con crema and elote. Read moreA huge list of 25 Tucson raspado spots to visit 🍧
Local skateboarding crew, BABS, is an inclusive, primarily female-based group hoping to bring inclusivity and their love for skateboarding to Tucson's skating scene. Read moreThis Tucson skateboarding crew hopes to bring inclusivity to the male-dominated skate scene 🛹
Mount Lemmon in the Coronado National Forest is a popular destination year-round, but especially during the summer season as temperatures rise in the Tucson area. Read more10 things to do on Mount Lemmon, where it's 20 degrees cooler
Spring 2021 was a floral explosion for saguaros. Spring 2022? Not so much. Cactus experts are reporting below-average bud and blossom production throughout the Tucson area. Read moreWhere are all the saguaro blooms? Cactus experts report below-average flower counts