A focus on local and organic ingredients in northwest Tucson won out over unique Mexican flavors at downtown’s 28-year-old romantic flagship.
The Arizona Daily Star is launching a monthly Instagram photo project called #ThisIsTucson.
The competition between Feast and longtime Tucson institution Caruso’s was so tight that the romantic spots were tied after four days of voting in the Candlelight Madness bracket last week.
The romantic spots that advanced in the Candlelight Madness bracket this week have a combined history in Tucson that spans centuries.
Trying to impress your Facebook friends with your Christmas tree? Arizona Daily Star photo editor Rick Wiley has some tips for how to capture your indoor (and outdoor) illumination skills with your smartphone.
Wildcat fans can support the team and share some holiday spirit simultaneously in this hybrid ($20) from UA Bookstores.
Christmas vests ($18.44) from Walmart have us humming “Up on the Housetop” and craving gingerbread.
Someone made this sweater (we’re not sure why) with a Dr. Seuss-like bird. It was found at Tucson Thrift Shop among the horrifying sweaters ($15-$30).
UPDATE: Fini's Landing trails Zivaz by 57 votes with two hours left to vote for the championship burger. Go to www.azstarnet.com/burgermadness and click "Finals" to vote for your favorite. This one could go down to the wire.
UPDATE: Don't forget your chance to taste-test two of the burgers in the semifinals: Fini's Landing and Gentle Ben's are hosting a "Burger Battle" today at Barrio Brewing Company and right now they are only 20 votes apart.
FRIDAY UPDATE: Northwest-side Grumpy's Grill is crushing UA-legend Gentle Ben's right now. Fini's Landing and Frank's Sports Grill & Bar are in a virtual tie. Trident, the winner of our runoff is keeping it close with Amigos Burgers and Beer. And No.-1 seed Monkey Burger is still running…
For the first time ever in a Caliente food bracket, we had a tie. So we took it to OT.
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As the clock ticked down in the Pizza Madness championship, Grandma Tony’s tracked the vote totals with a custom-made whiteboard. Every hour, the east-side restaurant’s staff updated the numbers.
Vote now for Frog and Firkin or Grandma Tony's.
Digging through archive photos for a Caliente story about this year’s 80s-themed HoCo Fest, Star photo editor Rick Wiley found a shot of two people having drinks at the Congress Bar. The photo was an outtake and had very little information with it.
When you live in a desert, sometimes the holidays feel like
they're missing something. Specifically, SNOW.
The Star gives back. For each day until December 25 we are
giving a little gift to you, our readers. Today, Star sports
designer and knitting extraordinaire Irene McKisson is sharing a
pattern she created for a Tucson-themed stocking. When you finish
your piece, Irene invites you to share yo…