Not too long ago I posted an article about our Behind The Scenes Tour of the new Warden Aquarium at the Desert Museum. In that piece I included a photograph of two young gentlemen, perhaps 5 and 7 years of age, with their hands in the Touch Tank learning about sea life up close and [...]Continue reading
Add the Santa Cruz Chili & Spice, Inc.to your Christmas Shopping List either by mail order or drive down to Tumacacori just for the wonderful smell of it. The Santa Cruz Chili Company should be on everyone’s list. There is something for everyone’s list here, Chili’s, sauces, herbs and spices, jams, jellies and lots more. Family owned for more than 60 years, these Southwestern products is famous for its unique items.Continue reading
We have numerous Farmers’ Markets around Baja Arizona. Here you will find a lot more than just farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. The list of goodies ranges widely from market to market, but I know you can find free-range, grass-fed Angus beef…Continue reading
Lost Barrio. 200 S. Park Ave.; Tucson. – This is an import district with 14 stores about a mile south of downtown Tucson. Some stores offer extraordinary wood and iron works by serious craftsmen. Some are European Import stores. We have purchased 3 beautifully carved doors for our home from La Casa Mexiana (formerly Aqui Esta), but the Lost Barrio stores have unique merchandise that will also appeal to visitors. … Continue reading
First on my list of last minute Christmas shopping ideas is the Old Town Artisan Studios. Much overlooked, it is full of great little stocking stuffers as well as just the right Christmas gift, be it art, jewelry, or a one of a kind tooth brush holder. Hand Made in Arizona is their specialty. Visit the website. -kr Disclaimer: This post was actually written by Ms. karen, the wife. -kr … Continue reading
Diamond Lil’s is a blast back to the past, a Vintage and Gifts shop located next to El Corral Steakhouse, one of the oldest and more popular steakhouses in Tucson. A fun place where you can get quality cowboy as well as other clothes at a reasonable price. They are only open Wed. – Sun. 3-9pm. Take a look! 2201 #2 East River Road Tucson
Come early for the best selection 830 E. 17th St. Tucson … Continue reading
Specialty Market at La Encantada Visit the website 2905 E. Skyline Dr. Tucson … Continue reading
Maynard’s is located in the historic Tucson Train Depot a few yards from where Wyatt Earp killed Frank Stillwell after the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
No point in going to elaborate, detailed descriptions of their extensive menu.