FOOD & DRINK
Popular Mexican Restaurant Hit With 11 Health Code Violations
One of the most popular Mexican food chains here in Tucson isn’t exempt from partaking in its annual health inspections. And, unfortunately, it did not perform well, with a total of 11 core and priority violations. The health inspector still gave the restaurant a “Satisfactory” grade, which is unusual for the large sum of identified problems. Even so, before you head out to dinner, it’s a good idea to know what the violations are and if these issues were corrected at the time of the inspection.
3 Top Tucson Mexican Hole-in-the-Wall Joints
Welcome to a culinary journey through Tucson’s vibrant food scene as we explore three top Tucson Mexican hole-in-the-wall joints. These eateries offer a tantalizing glimpse into the rich tapestry of Mexican culture that thrives in the heart of Arizona. While we highlight these three Tucson Mexican hole-in-the-wall joints, it’s important to note that Tucson boasts a large number of similar establishments waiting to be discovered.
The family behind Taqueria La Esquina is opening a new restaurant on Broadway
Alex Bohon was destined to be in the restaurant business. Both of his parents were restaurateurs and he grew up working in the kitchen. Out of all his siblings, he was the only one who took a liking to cooking, continuing to work with his father, Otto Ramon Bohon. He...
The two teens who changed Tucson rock 'n' roll history in 1959
Detroit had Motown, Memphis had Sun Records and Tucson had Zoom Records, the Old Pueblo's first recording company that launched two Catalina High School seniors into the world of rock 'n' roll.
Houghton and beyond: 26 local bars and restaurants on Tucson's far-east side
Editor's note: This story was originally published in 2022 and updated in 2024. My mom tells me stories of spending her high school years getting bussed an hour and a half each way, from her home in a small housing development past Forty Niner Country Club, where Tanque Verde Road turns into Redington Pass, to Rincon High School, where she was districted.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Tucson, AZ
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around tucson..
AZ Tucson's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near tucson.
Experience La Dolce Vita in Tucson: 6 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring six delightful Italian restaurants in Tucson. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below.
The Rising Sun in Tucson: 6 Japanese Restaurants Defining Authentic Taste
This article presents a curated list of six authentic Japanese restaurants located in Tucson. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below!
Last-minute touches before the 99th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - Fluffing tissue paper and wrapping ribbon are just some of the tasks it takes to fully deck out an antique wagon for the Tucson Rodeo Parade. From the initial planning stages to finishing the work of building and decorating a float, it takes around six weeks. But the end product leaves many in awe.
A Culinary Journey to India: Uncovering Tucson's Top 3 Indian Eateries
In this article, we explore three exceptional Indian restaurants in Tucson. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Lavender Farm business is ‘blooming’
Carolyn Blair is living her dream. She wanted a flower and animal farm where she could create art and host events. As co-owner of Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm, she’s doing just that. This weekend, she’s expanding her activities. From 1 to 3 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 25,...
Explore Sabino Canyon: Seven Falls Hiking Adventure on Feb 22nd
Attention all hiking enthusiasts! Get ready to lace up your boots for the "Sabino Canyon: Seven Falls out and back" trek, a captivating journey slated for Thursday, February 22nd from 8 am to 1 pm. This intermediate-level adventure promises to blend the serenity of nature with a touch of challenge, set against the stunning backdrop of the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, located at 5700 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ.
Totally Tucson things to do with the kiddos during Rodeo Break
When you are saddled with trying to find fun activities for your kids during Rodeo Break, here are some options.
School of Rock takes students to the stage
Growing up in Illinois, John Sacia played football, baseball and basketball, and participated in band. His athletic pursuits were cut short when he was in a serious car crash his senior year of high school. Sports were out, and the only thing he had left was music. “I always wanted...
‘Camelot’ returns to Tucson after nearly two decades
A new nonprofit theater company is set to debut the classic play “Camelot” in Tucson. It's the first time it's been brought to a local stage in nearly two decades.
Buffelgrass, bullfrogs beware: Feds commit $10M to fight invasive species, restore Arizona lands
SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK — The U.S. Interior Department will infuse $10.3 million into efforts to restore Arizona lands and water this year, offering a particular boost to projects battling non-native species in this park on Tucson’s edge, officials said Wednesday. The money comes from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...
Tucson Celebrates Love for Pets with Third Annual Pima Parade & PACC Festival
Tucson’s third annual Pets of Pima Parade & Friends of PACC Festival occurred on Feb. 18 in Downtown Tucson. According to PACC’s website the event “honors the unique and loving bond between humans and their animal companions.” All donations and proceeds went to animal adoption and medical support. The parade started on Sixth Avenue and finished on Seventh Street. The event was not over after the parade, however: the festival continued with live music, food and shopping with pet friendly vendors.Visit here for more details.
Free 'Hospitality House Haircuts' for shelter clients
A new free haircut program for shelter clients at the Salvation Army Hospitality House helps those in need, and gives one Southside hairdresser an opportunity to give back.