Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…
For nearly 38 years, Bob and Dale Mayerfeld have successfully run Table Talk, the popular home-specialty store known for its unique kitchen gadgets, rustic hardwood furniture and regional pieces, at various locations around Tucson.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s economy continues to mend, spurred largely by a people buying cars and parts.
The banner hanging on the side of the Bank One Annex building on East Congress says all you need to know about the renewed residential project planned for that empty downtown lot.
A controversial dirt lot in downtown Tucson could finally see some long-anticipated construction now that lawsuits among the developer, city and Rio Nuevo Board are settled.
Conn’s, The Guitar Center and Massage Envy are coming to Marana Marketplace, on the southeast corner of Orange Grove and River Road.
A second Plato’s Closet franchise has opened in Tucson to sell gently used, freshly laundered brand-name clothing.
We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.
People walk by the Sierra Design Backcountry Bed, Mobile Mummy and Backcountry Quilt display at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City. The world's largest trade show for outdoor gear is back in Salt Lake City for a four-day run.
SALT LAKE CITY - It's a showcase of technology for everything from socks that can take a beating to water bottles equipped with battery-powered ultraviolet purifiers.
Jon Friedman shows two sizes of a new hummingbird nectar introduced through his business, The Wild Bird Store, 3160 E. Fort Lowell Road. The goal of the new mix is to create a food source that won't harm the tiny birds.
Hummingbird Market, a Tucson company that researches, formulates and manufactures hummingbird nectar, has released a new nectar that "more closely replicates the nectar from flowers."
A local company that specializes in selling gear for triathletes is running under bankruptcy protection after its bank sued for repayment of $1.8 million in loans.
Construction was underway last week on a retail building at The Tucson Marketplace at The Bridges, a mixed-used development that includes the University of Arizona Bioscience Park. The project is at East 36th Street and North Kino Parkway.
The University of Arizona's bioscience business park has yet to attract its first tenant, but the site's adjacent retail space is expanding.
The recession and slow recovery have hit small retail businesses hard, especially those that compete against big- box stores and those that offer discretionary retail items.
PHOENIX — The state's jobless rate inched down just a bit last month amid weaker than expected showing in retail and health care employment.
Susana Kopplin, an owner of Maya Palace, monitors the process of packing up the store and moving. She arrived Monday to find a demolition team at work just outside the store. The store must be out by tonight.
The demolition team tears off the roof of a former El Charro Restaurant at El Mercado. The site eventually will have a CVS pharmacy, but two current businesses were surprised to find demolition already under way.
A pair of local business owners got a surprise Monday morning when they drove up to find a demolition team at their plaza, ripping the roof off the former El Charro Restaurant.