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New apartments add to downtown Tucson's "urban village"

New apartments add to downtown Tucson's "urban village"

Tucsonans seeking urban living now have more options.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Posner's celebrates 100 years of supplying Tucson sign makers, artists

Posner's celebrates 100 years of supplying Tucson sign makers, artists

Posner’s Art Store, the go-to art and architecture supply store for University of Arizona students, is celebrating its 100th year in business.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road Runner: Broadway lane shifts cause backups downtown

There is a growing traffic headache downtown.

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New bar on Congress Street to focus on AZ beers, wines

New bar on Congress Street to focus on AZ beers, wines

The Good Oak is finalizing its menu, which could include Tucson brews.

July 31, 2013 11:09 am Photos

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Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

City employees work in the rain to install rails for the new modern streetcar along South Granada Avenue, which lies just west of the Tucson Convention Center. As of Thursday, Granada had only one lane of traffic in each direction.

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Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

This is the scene on South Granada Avenue as it approaches an underpass at Interstate 10. The road is a key artery for visitors to gem shows along the frontage road and the convention center.

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Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

City officials say crews have been working overtime in an effort to get the streetcar construction completed before the gem shows. Business owners have complained that the work is a threat to their livelihoods.

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Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

Race is on to tidy downtown in time for gem-show crush

Tick tock. Tick tock. Streetcar crews have just seven days to transform chaotic construction zones downtown to pristine condition before the start of Tucson's gem-show season.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road runner: Streetcar construction chugs on, to become less disruptive

We're 300 days into the 475-day streetcar construction calendar.

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Broadway to reopen Friday

Broadway to reopen Friday

Beginning Friday, motorists won't have to navigate detours on East Broadway at Church Avenue. Work on underground utilities connected to the streetcar project is expected to wrap up this week.

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Broadway to reopen Friday

Broadway to reopen Friday

The Broadway detour in the downtown area will wrap up this week and reopen to traffic Friday.

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Tucson's newest downtown bar quietly opening today

Official grand opening is next week.

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Downtown Tucson intersection closing for a week

Stone Avenue will close at Congress Street for a week starting Thursday at 6 a.m., giving motorists will have one less option to maneuver around downtown.

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Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

A portion of East Congress Street is open to one lane of traffic east of Scott Avenue after months of closure due to modern streetcar construction. Parking on Congress Street is limited. The line is more than a third finished.

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Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

A portion of East Congress Street is open to one lane of traffic east of Scott Avenue after months of closure due to modern streetcar construction. Parking on Congress Street is limited. The line is more than a third finished.

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Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

Streetcar work gains speed, could be finished in a year

More roads are reopening along the Sun Link streetcar line, and crews are working faster on the big project.

October 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog:Mayor to close down Congress

 

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Mayor envisions keeping Congress St. closed to cars

Mayor envisions keeping Congress St. closed to cars

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wants to make Congress Street a pedestrian destination where people can hang out between restaurants and entertainment venues. City officials are more concerned with fixing sidewalks like this one, which have become trip hazards.

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Mayor envisions keeping Congress St. closed to cars

Mayor envisions keeping Congress St. closed to cars

With streetcar rails coming to Congress Street this week and construction on that part of the new line coming to a close, it's getting easier to imagine the finished project.

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Downtown Tucson street art project has untimely end

Downtown Tucson street art project has untimely end

Hand-drawn images of sharks, robots, giraffes and scribbles disappeared overnight from the chain link fences serving as gallery walls for community artwork along Congress Street.

July 10, 2012 4:50 pmLoading…

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