Austin's Old Fashioned Ice Cream, opened in 1959, was known for pickle ice cream, amazing shakes and diner fare. The restaurant closed in its original location at 6129 E. Broadway in 2010 and didn't survive much longer. RIP Austin's.
For nine years, Bluefin Seafood Bistro at Casas Adobes Plaza has been serving up New Orleans specialties to mark Mardi Gras. The menu runs from Friday through Fat Tuesday.
Tiger Woods admires his hardware, the Walter Hagen Cup at the 11th green after he defeated Stewart Cink to win the 2008 Match Play event. Woods won handily, dispatching Cink 8 and 7.
Can you tell if Tiger Woods liked this 35-foot eagle putt? It helped him beat J.B. Holmes en route to the 2008 title.
Tiger Woods is congratulated by his caddy, Steve Williams after defeating J.B. Holmes in 2008 at Match Play. Williams, who eventually split with Woods, remains one of the most recognizable caddies on tour.
Folk artist S.D. Meadows whittled a cane at the Tubac Festival of the Arts in 2008.
Jonathan Mincks playing John Dillinger, walks out of the bank with the police officer, Bob Girth as he makes his escape during the re-enactment of the events leading up to the capture of the gangsters at the Dillinger Days event at Hotel Congress. The actors are part of the Hotshot Performer…
Dinner guests enjoy a meal and drinks during a special tequila tasting dinner at the Flying V Bar & Grill at Ventana Canyon Resort on Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Michael Fan wrote “Princess and the Frog.” He plays violin in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Piano Trio alongside cellist Anne Gratz and his sister and pianist Paula Fan. He composes most of the Just for Kids series programs.
Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama hoists the Las Vegas Bowl trophy following the Wildcats’ 31-21 win over BYU in 2008. Tuitama, the Wildcats’ senior quarterback, was named the game’s most valuable player. His performance stands as one of the best in postseason program history.
Diners lost Chad’s Steakhouse, 3001 N. Swan Road, when its 22-year run ended on April 21.
Many U.S. companies have affiliates in Nogales, Sonora. Arrow Electronics operates one plant, above.
Toxic Ranch Records owner Bill Sassenberger says that by the end of the year the store will be leaving its location of more than 22 years. The shop may relocate to a smaller space and will continue online and mail-in sales.
Toxic Ranch Records, established to promote underground music, is remodeling to accommodate live performances.
Jake Fischer made a name for himself as a linebacker in four seasons at Ironwood Ridge, leading the team in tackles as a freshman and finishing with a school-record 464 in his career. He also starred as a running back for the Nighthawks.
The B Line restaurant, located at 621 N. Fourth Ave., is taking a two-week hiatus in order to rework its menu and remodel its patio, according to its Facebook page.
One spot that's always good is at the Kino Sports Complex. Sunny Lesiak watched fireworks marking the Independence Day holiday there with her son Dillon in 2008.
Darrell Ramon is accused of crashing a police truck and failing to report the incident.
Weather permitting, brilliant bursts of fireworks will illuminate the skies around the Tucson valley to celebrate America's independence.
Jerryd Bayless took UA to the 2008 NCAA tourney, averaging 19.7 points as a freshman before turning pro. He's averaged 8.3 points a game with Portland, New Orleans, Toronto and Memphis.
Part of the area to be developed includes the Rocking K Ranch. This picture shows the ranch area in February 2008 in the Rincon Valley area on the far-east side of town, on East Old Spanish Trail
Guitarist Pete Fine's "Landscapes" will be on the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra's debut CD. "I find even in my electric guitar playing a lot of classical stuff," the Tucson composer says.
The music of mellow rockers Greyhound Soul will waft from the Monterey Court stage during Friday's Miracle Mile Open House & Tour.
Tucson Symphony Orchestra percussionist Dieter Schodde.
UA's Terrell Turner goes for 71 yards on a reception in the Wildcats' 31-21 win over BYU in the 2008 Las Vegas Bowl.
Almost anything was a target at one wildcat shooting site in Redington Pass. This one had a bullet-riddled computer monitor and appliances.
World Sports Grille boasted many flat-screen TVs and video games when it opened at Tucson Mall in 2008. The restaurant closed Monday. Customers with an unused Groupon may contact the online deals company at www.groupon.com/support for refunds.
Belmont showed in an NCAA first-round loss to Duke and DeMarcus Nelson, center, in 2008 that it's not likely to be in awe of No. 6 UA on Thursday.
Jim Waid received the Governor's Arts Award for Individual Artist. Waid was the only Tucsonan to receive one of the six awards presented earlier this month in Phoenix.
Before: The Sheraton Four Points hotel as it looked in 2008. Renovations began in April 2012.
In 2008, while playing for Canyon del Oro High School, pitcher Kenzie Fowler received the Gatorade National Player of the Year award.
Grayson Hirst, University of Arizona Voice Faculty Showcase
Charlie Harris of Charlie's Comics has moved the store into a new, larger spot and will hold a grand reopening on Saturday.
Mona's Danish Bakery offers rich, buttery cookies, pumpernickel bread and pastries prepared in the Danish tradition, as well as sandwiches, salads and soups.
President Jean-Paul Bierny believes Friends is one of the country's most prolific commissioning organizations, outpaced only by groups like Lincoln Center, which pays for commissions with grants.
Jazz trumpeter Rick Braun, center, will perform New Year's Eve at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Acoustic guitarist Peter White and saxophonist Richard Elliot are the evening's co-headliners.
Rick Braun is the musical host for New Year's Eve at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, produced annually by the Tucson Jazz Society.
The border fence west of Nogales, taken in 2008.
An old ranch house is one of several historical structures at the Empire Ranch. The ranch now forms a big part of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, just north and east of Sonoita. The ranch is on the list of endangered historical areas.
Folks share a Thanksgiving dinner courtesy of Luz Social Services at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center. Luz will host dinner there again this year on Nov. 20. As of Wednesday, the nonprofit had zero food donations.
The Empire Ranch, near Sonoita, dates to the 1870s and is "one of the oldest continuously working ranches," running 800-900 head of cattle.
Mesquite pods with black spots should be discarded, because that's mold, and the pods should be dry enough to snap. Do not store the pods in a plastic bag, which captures moisture.
Pima County has reduced the number of polling places this year by about one-third, so be sure to double-check the location before you go out to cast your ballot. Most information, including polling-place locations, is available at www.recorder.pima.gov online.
Members of the Oro Valley Dolphins participate in the Oro Valley Holiday Parade. The event includes community groups and businesses, which are its special focus this year.
The Grand Canyon is among the iconic sites being used in an advertising campaign promoting Arizona tourism.
Violinist Michael Fan composes most of Just for Kids concerts. His tale of a parrot who wants to be a pirate plays Saturday.
Former Amphi coach Vern Friedli has traded the gridiron for time with his new granddaughter who lives in Hawaii.