Month: May 2019

Tubac Road Trip

by Jeff Atwell | photos by Fred Schmiedeskamp Friends from out of state had been in town for two days. We checked in on their Instagram to see how things were going. They had traipsed through the Catalina foothills on a sunset horseback ride, conquered vertigo on the zip lines out in Oracle, and discovered… Read more »

A Summer Essential: Salt River Tubing

A black and yellow tube, labeled Salt River, floats in the Salt River in Arizona with tubers in the background.

| By Amanda Oien Tucson’s raspados and Mesa’s Salt River have two things in common: highly desired during the hot summer months and arguably, equally refreshing. If you’re wanting to escape the scorching sun this summer or wanting to knock off Salt River Tubing from your summer bucket list, you’re in luck. The Salt River… Read more »

Whiskey del Bac: a True Tucson Classic

Tucson’s Hamilton Distillers, makers of real craft whiskey, harness the power of mesquite to capture the true flavor of Tucson |By Louie Christensen Tucson’s youth didn’t grow up with friendly oaks and maternal willow trees to climb. No, in the desert we climbed Mesquite trees. We scrambled up that dusty bark, pushed our way through… Read more »