I was out the one day to get some photographs of the sumptuous clouds that form at certain times of year, adding a certain amount of interest to an already amazingly photographic place.Continue reading
Fair warning. This review has at least four moving parts. It may be too complicated for some. It involves an evening of (A) dinner and (B) a much-anticipated performance at (C) an historic theater with (D) downtown parking & bathroom issues. Viewer discretion advised. ******************************* On a beautiful Friday evening just before Christmas (2011), Ms. […]Continue reading
Parking meters are $1.00/hour, some with 1/2 hour to 2 hour limits 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday downtown or 7 days a week around the University. Free holidays. Most areas are now equipped with Smart Meters which can take a credit card or you can pay with your phone and an … Continue reading
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.
A reenactment celebration at the Presidio San Agustin de Tucson which takes place several times a year.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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Cafe’ a la C’Art is a small, but fine country-style restaurant in the Art Museum’s courtyard. You can dine inside or be seated on the patio. Great sandwiches and salads, but of particular interest is their delectable baked goods.
Judy Michelet, her son Mark and his wife Shirley take pride in presenting artistically crafted menu items based on traditional Southwest cuisine flavors. You will enjoy!
The Cup Cafe is a downtown tradition enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Creative dishes, eclectic wine list, freshly baked desserts, full bar, indoor or patio seating.Continue reading
A short history of Tucson public transportation. In this video, recorded before the Old Pueblo Trolley was discontinued to make way for construction of the Modern Streetcar route, the conductor is Dick Guthrie, one of Tucson’s true visionaries and a driving force behind the public effort to secure a light-rail … Continue reading