Shopping

Perri Jewelers: 72 Years in the Heart of the Old Pueblo

Perri Jewelers: 72 Years in the Heart of the Old Pueblo

December 4, 2017 |

Congress Street is buzzing on a recent Saturday afternoon. Buses and cars move slowly along Downtown’s main artery, as do the people sauntering along the sidewalks and crosswalks. It’s mid-November and restaurant patios are packed with diners enjoying their lunches and temperatures in the mid-70s. My husband and I chat about the current and recent […]

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Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

February 3, 2015 |

With all of the big developments to downtown that have brought a slew of shiny new restaurants, bars, stores and attractions, it’s nice to experience something with local charm and a bohemian feel that epitomizes the true essence of Tucson. That was the exact impetus that drove Tim Hagyard to create the Nuevo Bazaar Downtown […]

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Eight Stars a-Shopping

Eight Stars a-Shopping

December 2, 2013 |

The Holiday Everything Guide What will your true love give to you in this month of holiday everything? These suggestions from local taste makers help expand definitions of holiday and get everyone in the zone. Here’s the deal: Because style is so individual, what matters most in holiday gifting is staying mindful of your own […]

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Events Dec. 2013

Events Dec. 2013

November 29, 2013 |

Fri 6 TEDX TUCSON Chuk Shon To Tucson will feature TED videos, artists, live music and seven speakers. $21. Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress St. 740-0071, TedXTucson.com TUCSON FESTIVAL OF TREES A celebration for the holiday season and benefit for the Arizona Oncology Foundation. Twelve elegantly designed holiday trees, wreaths and arrangements will be displayed. […]

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Holiday Shopping to Lift Up the Less Fortunate

Holiday Shopping to Lift Up the Less Fortunate

November 25, 2013 |

The lack of affordable legal services for poor and working class Pima County residents is well known to anyone working in the legal and social services communities. The Volunteer Lawyers Program of Southern Arizona Legal Aid, which is one of the few organizations dedicated to this monumental affordable legal services problem, works tirelessly through volunteer […]

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Tucson’s Modern Streetcar is in the House

Tucson’s Modern Streetcar is in the House

August 30, 2013 |

The first of Tucson’s Modern Streetcars, (Sun Link) arrived from Portland, OR  on August 30, 2013 at 4:15 a.m.

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Found at the Farmers’ Market

Found at the Farmers’ Market

June 1, 2013 |

As recent transplants from downtown to mid-town, Dan and I were delighted to discover The Loft’s Saturday farmers’ market, just minutes away via vehicle or bike from our new Blenman-Elm ‘hood. In late-April, we went on a morning harvesting expedition to cull together locally grown, organic produce. The goal was to create a tasty, seasonal […]

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Desert Vintage

Desert Vintage

December 6, 2012 |

Almost 40 years after Desert Vintage was opened by Kathleen Lauth, the 4th Avenue vintage store is enjoying a rebirth under new ownership. The new owners are the visionary couple Salima Boufelfel and Roberto Cowan. The tradition of the store is being carried forward with a fresh global appeal. Salima Boufelfel was born and raised in […]

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Simple Gifts: Local Holiday Shopping

Simple Gifts: Local Holiday Shopping

December 1, 2012 |

Time is money, Benjamin Franklin once wrote, and his words ring truer during our modern era of information overload and relentless scheduling than ever before. Feeling pressed or stressed to get all of the holiday shopping done? Let Zocalo be your guide! Read now; thank us later. Remember the “book”? Among the many inventions to […]

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