Month: March 2018

Arizona’s Secret Canyon

Remote, lush & diverse, steal away to Aravaipa Canyon. | By Edie Jarolim Looking to escape civilization and its discontents? Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, a desert oasis tucked away between Tucson and Phoenix, might just be the place. The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) parcels out only 50 permits a day to enter the 19,410-acre preserve, thus minimizing… Read more »

Finding Her Desert Home

One millennial finds Tucson has a lot to offer If three years ago you told Quinn Miller that she would not only be living in Tucson, Arizona, but that she would be active in the community and genuinely happy with her life there, she would have given a simple and concise “no.” Growing up in… Read more »

Mix It Up

Pull up a barstool and sip on a craft cocktail at these six Tucson waterholes. | By Edie Jarolim Potent potables raised to an art form, craft cocktails bring out the inner geek in many imbibers. Whether re-creating historic recipes or doing contemporary riffs on the tried-and-true, these drinks are exceptionally detail-oriented, down to the shape of… Read more »

Sailing in the Desert

Learn the ropes and set sail with a welcoming community of sailors | By Heather Wuelpern When people think of Tucson, images of saguaros, roadrunners, or Sonoran hot dogs might come to mind. But sailing? It’s not a joke. In fact, the Tucson Sailing Club set anchor in the Old Pueblo back in 1970 and has been… Read more »