Viral Message

Viral Message

#GreenShirtGuy speaks! And, he goes beyond the meme.

Don’t smoke the toad

As far as researchers know, the Sonoran Desert Toad is the only animal on Earth that produces 5 MeO DMT, a fast-acting psychedelic chemical. A local naturalist and a print shop and design studio have partnered to spread the message: Leave the toads alone.

Four on the floor

With ward 1 councilmember Regina Romero giving up her seat to run for mayor, four Democrats are battling in the Aug. 27 primary for her office.

Butt out

On Tuesday, Aug. 6, the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to update multiple local ordinances in an attempt to curtail youth tobacco smoking and better classify e-cigarettes.

Animals at play

During the summer, Reid Park Zoo's Safari Nights offers a cool experience for zoo animals and people alike. This week they focus on animal enrichments.

Pole Positions

This summer is a very special time for a very special sport you may not know about. But you should, since this city is a very special place for it. That sport—and art, and lots of other things—is pole. Pole dancing is on its way to the olympics.

Hard Lessons

For years, arizona teachers have struggled to make ends meet, while working in classrooms that are overcrowded, under-supplied and falling apart.

Big Bills

Pima County District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller hoped to deliver a new budget, but her efforts were squashed at last week’s board meeting.

Destination Comedy

Curves Cabaret owner Mike Pavon has a blunt assessment of the north-of-downtown Oracle Road corridor where the club is located.

Pedaler’s Delight

A 45-acre development for cyclists in Saguaro National Park East received the green light from the Pima County Board of Supervisors last Tuesday morning.

Suburban Stockpile

Friends and family members of 19-year-old Raymundo Lopez Casillas have rallied to support him after he accidentally shot and killed his 17-year-old nephew.

Anti-Social Media

Members of a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents joked about the deaths of migrants, discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress and more.

Hometown Heroes

The first full season of indoor football in Tucson has come and gone, with a myriad of memories for players, coaches, fans and executives alike.

Balancing Act

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller is calling the shots this budget season, with supervisors Steve Christy, Sharon Bronson and Ramón Valadez

Sunsets and Structures

This gathering of storm chasers, lightning photographers, meteorologists and anyone else fascinated by what happens to the Southwest in late summer was in Tucson for the first time this year.

Childcare crisis

Arizona scrapes along the bottom of the nation in children’s wellbeing, ranking 46th in 2019 Kids Count data released last week.


The Range

XOXO: Where to rock this weekend, Aug. 16 - 18

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Staff Pick Events

  • Meditation and Buddhist study @ Sky Island Zen

    • Mondays, Saturdays No charge. Donations appreciated.
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  • Saturday Tour & Tasting @ Hamilton Distillery

    • Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. $20
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  • Chris Isaak @ Fox Tucson Theatre

    • Sun., Aug. 25, 7-9 p.m. $39.50-$94.50
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Popular Events

  • Tucson New Horizons Band Information Meeting - Over 50? Come play with us! @ Fred Fox School of Music, Room 170

  • Chris Isaak @ Fox Tucson Theatre

    • Sun., Aug. 25, 7-9 p.m. $39.50-$94.50
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  • Rooftop Sunset Yoga North With YogaOasis at the Westward Look Resort and Spa @ Yoga Oasis

    • Sun., Aug. 18, 7-8 p.m. $6

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