Bookmark this list for the first 90-degree day
When it's too hot to do anything outside, it's time to get creative and find things to do indoors.
Here are five things to do in Southern Arizona's "sky island" paradise.
Celebrating teachers all week
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t’s easy to forget we’re living in the Wild Wild West. People from all over the world travel to Southern Arizona to experience a bit of our renegade spirit. The cactus, the sunsets, the hats, the steampunk man from Mesa that makes homemade sarsaparilla and calls himself Johnny One Dog. All of it!
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Skip the freeway and take Oracle Road up for Jewish deli, a desert monastery and more.
Try a new class without paying membership fees.
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It's about a month into the new year. How are those "new year, new me" proclamations coming along?
We all have one of those weekends where we have no idea what we're doing. You're too restless to stay home and those funds to go anywhere are low. (Thanks, holidays.) Lucky for us Tucsonans there's a place nearby where you can roam around in a picturesque countryside and not break the bank. We're talking about a wine weekend.
Her days of helping others started when she was in middle school.
Real talk! Your big-city best friends are in town and you really want to show off your love of Tucson. Because it's the best place ever. (Duh🌵) They've eaten a Sonoran hot dog, have made the morning trek of Tumamoc Hill for that #FitLife selfie, and soaked up all the funky vibes of 4th Avenue. But now it's time to stretch your tour guide legs and head southwest till you spot "the White Dove of the Desert."
When it comes to gift giving, there's something special about handmade.
Arizonans know occasionally escaping the desert climate to experience cooler temps and a change of scenery is pretty essential to the cactus way of life. And one place you might find yourself frolicking — to ogle snow in the winter or enjoy 70-degree temps in the summer — is up north to Flagstaff.
There are many reasons for silence, but these are mine
If your kid's room is so full of stuff it's starting to look like a toy store threw up in there, consider giving gifts that aren't things this year.
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Have you know the stories behind these haunted places?
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The kiddos are settled in school and it's time to start thinking about fall extracurricular activities
If you've ever found a ganga on Cherrybell Stravenue during a monsoon...
It's the middle of August and we're feeling the back to school vibes more than ever. Bring on the learning! *Puts on glasses and sharpens pencil.*
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It's time to take a break and go on a road trip — someplace cool, someplace adventurous, and someplace close because I have to work tomorrow morning. For us that means heading two hours east to the historic and picturesque town of Bisbee.
Learn your mangoyadas from your macedonias so you can look smart at the rasapados shop.
Here's your water slide and lazy river vacation directory!
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How to make your Eegee's into a tiki drink, a Moscow Mule and a unicorn frappe.
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Andi just started riding her bike to work. We help her find a better route