Scottsdale-based Harkins Theaters announced Friday that it will reopen Tower Theatres in Marana on May 2 with the release of "Iron Man 3."
Remodel to include wall-to-wall screens and state-of-the-art digital projection and sound.
Tower Theatres, the Tucson area's lone independently owned cineplex, will close Thursday, capping years of financial woes that included filing bankruptcy to avoid foreclosure in 2010.
The 12-screen Tower Theatres in Marana opened in 2007 and has been operating in bankruptcy for the past three years. Harkins Theaters will take over its operation in May.
Tower Theatres, the Tucson area’s lone independently owned cineplex, will close Thursday, capping years of financial woes that included barely avoiding foreclosure in 2010.
Dozen vendors rounding up outside Tower Theatre.
Food trucks kick off the week in Marana tonight.
Setting up in Tower Theatres parking lot off Interstate 10 and Cortaro Road.
Andres Santa Cruz, left, goes all out with the party hats as he and his friends dig into the pizza at his 11th birthday party at Monkey Business Entertainment, 8579 N. Silverbell Road. Prices are either $8.99 or $6.99 per guest.
Destination birthday parties offer parents an appealing proposition: Easy entertainment for kiddos and zero cleanup, in exchange for cold, hard cash. Or credit.
Ella Munoz, 6, talks to customers at the Seis Curbside Kitchen food truck during the Marana Foodtruck Roundup in the parking lot of Tower Theatres, 5755 W. Arizona Pavilions Drive. The roundup was Sept. 10. There will be more roundups on the northwest side Sept. 26 and Oct. 1. Go to www.tucs…
Justin Murdock, owner of Hellfire, will be firing up the oven Thursday.
Chip Frank, 8, grabs a drink before heading into the theater to see "Marmaduke" with his family at Tower Theatres, which holds a children's summer program with discounted admission and snacks.
Kids play along to a song during Story Tunes at the Bookmans in Marana.
Adelina Fernandes and her son, Jayon, 2, participate in Story Tunes at Bookmans.
Popcorn the Polar Bear often greets visitors during Tower Theatres' Tower Treehouse summer children's program.
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Tucson Turf's Jimmie Noriega and Marana Rotary Club president Tonja Greenfield chat before the Marana Chamber of Commerce's Community and Business Builder of the Year Awards at Tower Theatres. The event was last Thursday. The Rotary Club received an award for several projects.
Three Marana businesses and one nonprofit took home Community
and Business Builder awards from the Marana Chamber of Commerce