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The Downtown Clifton

The Downtown Clifton

March 4, 2015 |

Clif Taylor is Tucson through-and-through. For starters, he was born and raised here, and one of his first concerts was actually an Elvis show at the TCC. Thanks to an interest he shared with his father growing up, he’s on a first-name basis with some of Mexico’s most famous bullfighters and, whether you know it […]

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It’s Time for the Old Pueblo to Refresh its Constitution

It’s Time for the Old Pueblo to Refresh its Constitution

November 20, 2014 |

In 1929, when Tucson’s voter-approved City Charter came into effect, there were approximately 30,000 people living here. The Fox Theatre opened that year and the Valley National Bank Building – Tucson’s first skyscraper – had just been built for the staggering cost of $1 million. We had the first library in the state, the first […]

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Diving Into History: The Buffet Bar Turns 80

Diving Into History: The Buffet Bar Turns 80

November 1, 2014 |

The repeal of the prohibition act in 1934 ushered in a new era for America. As the sale and consumption of alcohol once again became legal, people all over the US rejoiced with emphatic cheers while more than a few pints clanked together in celebration. It was at this time that a small Tucson bar […]

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The Loft celebrates the cinematic legacy of Robin Williams

The Loft celebrates the cinematic legacy of Robin Williams

August 19, 2014 |

The Loft Cinema is celebrating the cinematic legacy of the late, great actor/comedian/Oscar-winner Robin Williams with special Labor Day holiday weekend screenings of three of his most beloved films, all showcasing his range, versatility and one-of-a-kind talent. Net proceeds from all three screenings will benefit the local organization, COPE Community Services, Inc., providing best practice-based, […]

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Sidecar Serves Mindful Mixed Drinks

Sidecar Serves Mindful Mixed Drinks

July 26, 2014 |

Lead barkeep Luke Anable has thought carefully about everything on the menu at Sidecar, the newest 900 square-foot concept bar by Tucson restaurateur Ari Shapiro. Working with fellow Wilko mixologist, Starr Herr-Cardillo, Anable custom-crafted each house recipe and hand-selected every bottle on display behind the bar in the newly renovated space in the Broadway Village […]

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First Ride on the Tucson Modern Streetcar

First Ride on the Tucson Modern Streetcar

July 23, 2014 |

First ride on the Tucson Modern Streetcar (Sun Link) on Monday, July 21, 2014. A segmented time-lapse showing portions of the route through downtown Tucson, 4th Avenue, Main Gate Square, and the University of Arizona.

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Call for Poetry Submissions

Call for Poetry Submissions

July 2, 2014 |

Zócalo Magazine invites poets with Tucson connections to submit up to three original, previously unpublished (including online) poems, any style, 40 line limit per poem.  Our only criterion is excellence. No online submissions. Multiple submissions OK if you notify us ASAP of acceptance elsewhere. Please include the following contact information on your manuscript: mailing address, […]

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“A” Mountain Fireworks

“A” Mountain Fireworks

June 30, 2014 |

Announcement from the City of Tucson…. “With special thanks to Desert Diamond Casino and Entertainment for its generous donation, the fireworks celebration from “A” Mountain will start at approximately 9:15 p.m., Friday, July 4. “On behalf of the people of Tucson, I want to thank the folks at Desert Diamond for sponsoring this year’s 4th […]

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New Farmers Market

New Farmers Market

June 26, 2014 |

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT comes directly from Heirloom Farmers Market… “Iconic Farmer’s Market partners with Pima County for permanent space On Sunday, July 6, 2014 , The Heirloom Farmers Market Group will be launching its newest and largest market at Rillito Park from 8am to noon.  They will be celebrating the opening with dozens of market vendors, food trucks, live […]

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Tucson

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Tucson

June 26, 2014 |

 JUNE 26 – 29, 2014 ROCK THE BOAT Yacht Rock Party 2014 at La Cocina, June 26, 9pm. La Cocina turns into a tropical paradise. Dress up in 70s boat attire and dance to smooth grooves and soft rock hits from yesteryear. Get your photo taken inside a boat and enjoy drink specials all night […]

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