Editor's Note: 06/06/2019. Cushing Street Bar is now closed. It will reopen as the Coronet, the one on Ninth St., Fall 2019. Coronet on Ninth will reopen as The Libertine this summer.
Anyone who has read our September 2013 review of Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant knows this is one of our most favorite Tucson dining establishments. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and for good reason.
In that review we detail the food, service & ambiance and other things that make Cushing Street Bar so special, especially its location in Barrio Viejo. If you have not yet visited Tucson's Old Neighborhood, you might enjoy our slideshow with images of some of the restored, mostly-adobe 19th century homes.
Months ago when Ms. Karen, my wife & webmistress, asked me where I would like to go for my 70th birthday dinner, I did not hesitate. "Can we go to Cushing Street on a Saturday night and experience their Jazz Night?", I asked.
"Well, perhaps", she replied. Nothing more was said about it. Read More