At Buffalo Exchange, fashion tells a story.
Editor’s note: This is part of a recurring series that looks at Tucson’s unique shopping spots.
When James W. Johnson met the lover of the late artist Ted DeGrazia in a parking lot, he knew little about the man or his art.
Tucson, meet traditional, Indian music — with a twist.
Lucchese Lieutenant boots, $1,000. These boots don’t look like they belong in stirrups . We’d buckle ’em on and head out to a nice dinner. J. Gilbert Footwear at Casas Adobes Plaza, 7041 N. Oracle Road, 531-8385, jgilbertfootwear.com
For the 60th year, rockhounds will gather at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show for a treasure hunt and some mineral eye candy — the main show at the Tucson Convention Center today through Sunday hosts exhibits from some of the world’s finest museums.
Regan and Megan Jasper don’t need hearts and flowers to celebrate. They’ll crack open a bottle of bubbly just to enjoy rare time at home — together.
When the cavalry marches and the mariachi bands serenade, historic Fort Lowell rises from the ruins.
Dressing to flatter your figure sometimes means ditching sizes.
GemRide, the city’s free shuttle system, will ferry treasure hunters to more than 30 gem shows this year.
Sherman Mohler is a citizen scientist, thanks to his son, Ben, a future paleontologist.
Rappelling into old mines. Crawling through caves of wonder. Chasing meteorites around the world. • Treasure hunting still happens. What you see in displays and for sale at the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase in the next two weeks is only part of the story. • Sixty years ago the Tucs…
Michael Farmer’s pursuit of meteorites takes him across the globe, often into the unknown.
The old mines and desert vistas of Arizona launched Gene Schlepp, a kid from the Midwest, into a new frontier.
When exploration geologist Peter Megaw had a career choice between Denver and Tucson more than 30 years ago, the gem show sold him on Tucson.
When you spend your workday doing hair and makeup, you had better look the part.
It was almost by accident that the Smithsonian Institution started showcasing treasures in 1961 at the young Tucson Gem and Mineral Show .
Sharon Whiteley remembers the days of running through airports in pointy-toed heels.
What better place to buy feel-good gifts for your home than in, well, a home?
Blacksmith Ira Wiesenfeld hoisted a motorboat 16 feet long into the branches of a dead eucalyptus tree near his home — a detour from his previous plan to turn the tree into a giant slingshot.
Rebecca Ludlum wrote about her sons’ antics to help her cope with their energy.
Hundred-dollar necklaces dangle from a twisted tree branch that Monica Negri found in the wash behind her home — it fills the corner of her bedroom.
Move your morning coffee stop to your kitchen and DIY.
When Elizabeth Naughton and Amy Huether tested the fabric for their line of sun-protective sportswear, no mannequin would do.
Coffee beans cool after roasting at Savaya Coffee Market.
When dozens of Father Christmas look-a-likes fly to a Santa convention in Branson, Mo., by airplane instead of reindeer, the kids on board might need an explanation.
Santa Claus is coming to town, and this year, it is quite the destination.
Joeann Fossland’s first ugly Christmas sweater does not disappoint.
Ryan Davidson gives back by playing with Pepper the puppy.
With holiday cookies and party appetizers calling your name, it’s not too hard to imagine stepping into the new year with a waistline reminiscent of Santa himself.
The story “18 weddings for one couple,” published on Sunday on Page E6, incorrectly stated how long Chris and Roberta O’Key have been married. The couple celebrate their 17th anniversary this year.
For Amy Pike, wearing an apron does not mean sacrificing personal style.
After a messy divorce ended her first marriage, Roberta O’Key swore she would never marry again.
Laurie and Lisa Designs started to sparkle when people began buying jewelry off of Laurie Wetterschneider’s neck.
Contact reporter Johanna Willett at email@example.com or 573-4357.
Sweaters, socks and shampoo might not make the average wish list to Santa, but for some Tucson seniors, those simple items can bring holiday cheer.
Navigating the fashion world still takes some buckling up for longtime model Camerone Parker.
At The Parlour, the new fro-yo shop on Fourth Avenue, you can indulge in peace.
Fabbians Ebbele’s family opened a soul food restaurant offering brisket and ribs about the time he stopped eating most meats.
Men’s fall fashion doesn’t have to follow the hot trends strutted across runways in New York or Paris. It’s hot enough here in the desert as is.
Maybe you’re sick of pumpkin by now, but we most certainly are not. If you’re in the mood for the taste of autumn, venture beyond the pumpkin spice latte.
By day, the scaffolding around Old Main reminds passersby of the university’s rich history and forward movement. By night, when the Mall is silent, and the students have gone, some may feel a ghostly presence.
Colorful candy is a standby topping, but chia and flax seeds are popular fro-yo garnishes for the health-conscious.
Every once and a while, as Leza Carter strolls between fourth- and fifth-graders at farm camp, she scans the farm looking for her son, Nico Powell.
If ever there comes a day when Bill Fry cannot stand in front of his Learning Curve class, his students promise to wheel him in.
Dressing up to see ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a quirky Christmas tradition at the Loft Cinema.This year, Christmas comes early.
Lifelong learners at Tucson Oasis will have to go somewhere else to get an education.
We chatted with big-time fashion designer Betsey Johnson at Tucson Fashion Week last weekend. Known for designs that are, in her own words, “pretty, punky and pink,” Johnson met the press in a simple black dress, leopard print wedges and ample jewelry. She shared some of the jewels that stud…
When Jan Bingen sits down to crochet a king-sized afghan, it is a distraction.