Chronicle compares Tucson's hipness to Portland, Ore.
Duo Vibe coming here as part of KAMP Radio event.
Six couples will exchange vows in quickie weddings or marriage renewals at Hotel Congress today, the most romantic day of the year.
Lee Sebring, a member of the ALF-Fox Restoration Team, places a motor meter on a restored 1923 American LaFrance pumper truck. It was one of the trucks that responded to the Hotel Congress fire on Jan. 23, 1934, that also coincided with the capture of John Dillinger.
This 1923 American LaFrance fire engine is one of the trucks that responded to the historic 1934 blaze at Hotel Congress.
Lee Sebring, a member of the restoration team and an honorary firefighter, removes the protective covering around the custom-made wooden steering wheel on the restored 1923 American LaFrance pumper truck.
These are some of the original pressure gauges for the pump, located under the driver's seat, that determined the water distribution on the 1923 American LaFrance fire engine.
Tucson firefighters pose with the American LaFrance fire engine at a station near Park Avenue and Ninth Street during the 1920s or '30s.
Fire-engine enthusiasts and local history buffs have another reason to head downtown this weekend for the annual Dillinger Days at Hotel Congress.
The welded frame will become a giant disco ball and the focal point of Hotel Congress' tribute to the glitz and glamour of one of New York City's most elite nightclubs, Studio 54.
Metal artist Moises Orozco checks on his welds as he works on the steel frame for a 12-foot disco ball for New Year's Eve.
Metal artist Moises Orozco works on the bottom half of the steel frame of a 12-foot disco ball that is set to be the centerpiece of Hotel Congress' Studio 54-themed New Year's Event. When completed, it will be 200 pounds and 12 feet in diameter.
David Slutes was working through some complex disco math on a recent afternoon in the back lot of the Sunstate Equipment Co. on West Grant Road.
A vendor removed one of two pay phones in the Hotel Congress lobby, but its technicians were stymied in efforts to move a phone booth. It was long-since tiled into place. "Our contention is the phone booths are ours," says hotel manager Todd Hanley.
A mysterious visit Tuesday by two technicians briefly threatened the historic mahogany phone booths in the lobby of the Hotel Congress.
"The aromas draw you into the glass, and then the flavors mirror what you detect through your nose," says David Torkko, Hotel Congress beverage director, in describing a good whiskey.
There is a certain eloquence to the way David Torkko describes what makes a good whiskey.
Denver quartet has large Tucson following.
It will be an all out beer brawl as local breweries square off at Hotel Congress’ inaugural Born & Brewed: Tucson’s Beer Cup, Sept. 21.