Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant: A Review

Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant Interior

September 2013 – Ms. Karen & I are going in search of the Best Brunch in Tucson. We decided to start with the Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant because we had wanted to dine there for years and just never got around to it. Part of the reason is we … Continue reading

Artisan Studios

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 … Continue reading

Viente de Agosto Park – Downtown Tucson

Viente de Agosto Park is an acre of grass & trees in the heart of downtown Tucson at the point where Congress & Broadway split into one-way streets. “Viente de Agosto” is Spanish for 20th of August. In late 2011, the park became the tent camp of Occupy Tucson protesters. … Continue reading

Hub Restaurant & Creamery – Downtown Tucson

Hub Downtown

October, 2011 – American comfort food pretty much sums it up. Hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, pot pies, fries, mac & cheese, ice cream. Sound like a diner to you? Hub was highly recommended to me by Regina, my dental hygienist. It’s a fairly new downtown restaurant located on Congress between 5th … Continue reading

El Presidio Inn Bed & Breakfast – Tucson Historic Neighborhood

El Presidio B&B Courtyard

The Presidio Inn Bed & Breakfast IS authentic Tucson. A real 1886 Victorian adobe example of high-class 19th century Territorial architecture. I want you to experience this unique home for several reasons:
It is not a replica. This was the home of a wealthy family living in a dusty village on the outer edge of the American frontier more than 125 years ago. This at a time when most people here lived in shacks, tents, or dirty, dreary boarding houses.

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The J. Knox Corbett House

J. Knox Corbett House - Tucson

A historical tour of the J. Knox Corbett House, a Tucson merchant’s home from the early 20th Century.
An elegant two-story, stucco-covered brick structure built in the mission revival style, was completed in 1907 and lived in by members of the Corbett family for fifty-six years. J. Knox Corbett and his wife Lizzie Hughes Corbett built the house on the northwest corner of the block next to the Stevens House and near the Tucson Museum of Art.

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AHS Tucson History Museum

AHS-Downtown

The Arizona Historical Society’s Tucson History Museum is about life in early Tucson. This is a small but very worthwhile museum if you want to understand the history and cultural heritage of Tucson.

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