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.
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.
Tucson has many opinions about the best wings in town.
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.
The Tucson Chinese Cultural Center will start the Chinese New Year with some tradition — and some change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
• 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.
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.
In the wee hours of the morning on Nov. 25, 1963, the 91st Engineer Battalion was called to duty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most of the traditional summertime deals from Tucson Originals restaurants kicked in on Monday.
Once summer hits the Sonoran Desert, it can take some enticing to go outside.
The models smolder at the camera, embodying familiar sensuality, all-American catalog cool. What might jump out next could be their tattoos.
If you're going to do 108 sun salutations, you probably have a good reason.
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.
After eight years as festival chair, Robin McArdle-Landers is now president of the Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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.
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.
For each of the last four years, Diane Storms says she has worried that no one would come to her party.
The University of Arizona's Pride of Arizona marching band returns to the Tucson Rodeo Parade next Thursday after two years away.
Ever since meeting the monsters of Maurice Sendak, Adam Rex was drawn to stories that evoked images in rich, oily color.
The guests have gone, the holiday hullabaloo hushed.
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.
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.
Abel Moreno, left, and Ricardo Pereyda sit in at a suicide-prevention training session at PCC's downtown campus.
After seven years in the military and tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Abel Moreno was in "some pretty tough scrapes."
Rae Strozzo had barely mastered walking and talking when he began struggling with his gender.
People appear to be turning out in high numbers at the polls today in Pima County.
Since 2007, Arizona has had a law allowing domestic-violence victims to terminate their leases early and move, without penalty, to protect their safety.
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.
Parking downtown might become even more precious.
Pima County employees might soon have good reason to take a smoking break - or more accurately, take a break from smoking.