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Easter events and dining specials

Easter events and dining specials

Spring has sprung, and Easter events are popping up with festive brunches, pictures with the Easter bunny, and of course, egg hunts, all gathered for you in one basket.

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The everywoman who took on Abercrombie brings Tucson its first Body Love Conference

The everywoman who took on Abercrombie brings Tucson its first Body Love Conference

Jes Baker whizzes through the door of Café Passe on North Fourth Avenue, a whirlwind of energy and focus. She does a quick lap to see if accounting volunteer Amanda Rogers has arrived, and, finding she has not, Baker nabs a table on the patio across from a tinkling fountain.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wing Madness Contenders

Tucson has many opinions about the best wings in town.

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February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
The Star's Valentine's Day dining guide

The Star's Valentine's Day dining guide

Romantic dining options abound this Valentine’s Day, from romantic getaways to traditional tastes gone wild, as in posole with wild boar or chocolate with a chile bite.

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Tucson Chinese Cultural Center welcomes the new year

The Tucson Chinese Cultural Center will start the Chinese New Year with some tradition — and some change.

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Local author's work headed to the silver screen

Local author's work headed to the silver screen

One sunny tropical day in Hawaii, retired nurse John Lyman lay on a beach and read about a code mathematicians had spotted in the Bible. Inspired, he jotted down about 20 pages of a story, which ended up in a drawer in his guest room when he got home to Tucson.

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New Year's Roundup

New Year's Roundup

This New Year’s Eve it’s possible to party like you’re at CBGB during its punk heyday, kick back in a Harlem jazz club, whisk yourself to Chicago with a Charlie Trotter-inspired dinner, or giddyup your way into a madcap pursuit to find the Holy Grail.

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New Year's List

Anxious to firm up your plans for New Year’s Eve? Here’s an early look at some of the ways Tucsonans will be able to kiss this year goodbye and welcome in 2014.

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Wintry morning in Tucson

Wintry morning in Tucson

 

December 20, 2013 1:18 pm

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Santa's Workshop needs help

Santa’s Workshop is looking for donations of new or gently used toys, clothes or household items, hygiene items and nonperishable foods, and is sweetening the deal with a holiday party.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Holiday Dining Christmas Eve and Day

Several local restaurants are making holidays easy with dining specials on Christmas Eve and Day. Reservations are strongly recommended and required where noted. Prices generally exclude tax and gratuity.

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Correction

• On Page 33 of today’s Caliente, which was printed early, the Christmas Eve and Day dining listing included a venue called “Mercado san Agustin.” It should have said “Agustin Kitchen.” All other information is correct.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

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Native American Heritage Month celebrations

Native American Heritage Month celebrations

November has a lot more to offer than football and turkey. It is also Native American Heritage Month, and on Thanksgiving weekend three events will honor the richness of native heritages with crafts, music, food and gatherings.

November 27, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Retired colonel recalls graveside ceremony at JFK Burial

In the wee hours of the morning on Nov. 25, 1963, the 91st Engineer Battalion was called to duty.

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Thanksgiving Dining

The holiday eating season kicks into high gear with the Thanksgiving feast. Whet your appetite, or avoid the kitchen completely with everything from holiday buffets to full take-home meals at restaurants and resorts all over town.

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Sit still and be quiet: Options for relaxing, stress-relieving meditation abound in Tucson

Sit still and be quiet: Options for relaxing, stress-relieving meditation abound in Tucson

On a muggy Tuesday night in central Tucson, about 10 people settle onto a wooden floor. They shuffle around and make room for one another. One man helps a newcomer make her blanket more comfortable.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Housing program helps veterans bridge the gap

Housing program helps veterans bridge the gap

About a decade had passed since Mark Greiner got out of the Army. He worked with computers and software, and had been at his job for about five years when he was laid off.

November 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA's vet services office gets new administrator after sudden departure

The University of Arizona Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) office has a new student director for the fall term after the unexpected departure of the last person in the post.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Art Exhibits

Art Exhibits

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Performing Arts

Concerts: classical

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Celebrating July 4 will be a blast

Celebrating July 4 will be a blast

Independence Day is next Thursday, promising pool parties, light shows, and barbecues in honor of the nation's birthday. Here are some highlights to help you plan your celebration.

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Tucson Originals unveils summer deals

Most of the traditional summertime deals from Tucson Originals restaurants kicked in on Monday.

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Tucson-area eateries stir up some creative concoctions to keep their customers cool

Tucson-area eateries stir up some creative concoctions to keep their customers cool

Once summer hits the Sonoran Desert, it can take some enticing to go outside.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson blogger rebrands Abercrombie to include everyone

Tucson blogger rebrands Abercrombie to include everyone

The models smolder at the camera, embodying familiar sensuality, all-American catalog cool. What might jump out next could be their tattoos.

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Salute the Sun for good causes

Salute the Sun for good causes

If you're going to do 108 sun salutations, you probably have a good reason.

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Comedian Pence to headline Access Tucson fundraiser

Comedian Pence to headline Access Tucson fundraiser

It's not the way she would have chosen it, but Vicki Evans says the slashing of Access Tucson Community Media's budget in 2010 had a silver lining.

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St. Pat's parade, festival to bring stew of activities

St. Pat's parade, festival to bring stew of activities

After eight years as festival chair, Robin McArdle-Landers is now president of the Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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UA joins in 'fever for fairy tales' with Grimm brother readings

UA joins in 'fever for fairy tales' with Grimm brother readings

There's been a lot of Grimm news in entertainment lately, and the University of Arizona College of Humanities is contributing a chapter of its own tonight.

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Home organizing author to speak in Tucson tonight

One night, Deniece Schofield sat straight up in bed and told her husband, Jim, that she had solved the problem of the board game clutter.

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'Cowgirls' dance is Feb. 22

For each of the last four years, Diane Storms says she has worried that no one would come to her party.

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UA Pride returns to parade

The University of Arizona's Pride of Arizona marching band returns to the Tucson Rodeo Parade next Thursday after two years away.

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Children's books author humble about success

Ever since meeting the monsters of Maurice Sendak, Adam Rex was drawn to stories that evoked images in rich, oily color.

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Bring some, take some, for free

Bring some, take some, for free

The guests have gone, the holiday hullabaloo hushed.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rialto turns back time for shindig

The new year motivates some people to move forward, but if you're the type to wax nostalgic for slap-bracelets and leg warmers, there's a party for you.

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You can roll with the family on last night of 2012

It's not easy to accommodate all ages on New Year's Eve, but the Vantage Bowling Centers around Tucson aim to do just that.

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'Souls being lost' after service in military - but there's help

'Souls being lost' after service in military - but there's help

Abel Moreno, left, and Ricardo Pereyda sit in at a suicide-prevention training session at PCC's downtown campus.

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'Souls being lost' after service in military - but there's help

'Souls being lost' after service in military - but there's help

After seven years in the military and tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Abel Moreno was in "some pretty tough scrapes."

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Struggles of transgender people garner attention

Rae Strozzo had barely mastered walking and talking when he began struggling with his gender.

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Voter turnout high today

People appear to be turning out in high numbers at the polls today in Pima County.

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Arizona law can help victims of domestic violence to safety

Since 2007, Arizona has had a law allowing domestic-violence victims to terminate their leases early and move, without penalty, to protect their safety.

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NPR's 'Junkie': Distrust hurting political process

NPR's 'Junkie': Distrust hurting political process

National Public Radio "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin says politicians are too busy screaming at each other to listen to what the other guy is saying, making it increasingly difficult for government to get things done.

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City considers doubling downtown parking rates

City considers doubling downtown parking rates

Parking downtown might become even more precious.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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County considers ban on smoking

Pima County employees might soon have good reason to take a smoking break - or more accurately, take a break from smoking.

September 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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