Month: December 2019

Which hotel should University of Arizona visitors choose?

Three people walking on a sidewalk on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona

| By Louie Christensen The University of Arizona is the pride and joy of Tucson—and for good reason. It is a mainstay on countless “Best Colleges” lists, its rafters are filled with National Championship banners from several sports and (fun fact) it’s also where the cult-classic movie Revenge of the Nerds was filmed. There are… Read more »

Thistle: The Floral Shop of Your Holiday Dreams

A close up of a wreath decorated with pine cones, berries, and stems sold at Thistle, in Tucson, Arizona

|Photography by Kristen Brockel Thistle, the cutest floral shop you ever did see, is women-owned and gifts Tucson with a seasonal and unique selection of fresh flowers for delivery, pick-up, weddings, and events. We spent some time with Victoria and Carly while they hand-crafted holiday wreaths. And yes, even the pine cones are glittered by… Read more »

Wildcat Weekend

A view from above of The University of Arizona football stadium and surrounding buildings in Tucson, Arizona

Getting the most out of a college-town vacation in Tucson, AZ |By Mish DeCarlo |Photos by Brielle Farmer Immediately after landing at Tucson International Airport, a sign welcomes you with the words “Welcome to Tucson. Home of the Wildcats.” On my first trip to the city, I giddily pointed the sign out to my mom,… Read more »

Tucson Neighborhood Guide

A sunset in Barrio Viejo in Tucson, AZ

With a range of price points, home styles, and locations, there’s a dream Tucson neighborhood for everyone. Find yours. Neighborhood? District? Home cluster? It’s hard to decide exactly how to draw the lines around where people live. But let’s not get hung up on terminology. If you’re wondering where to live in Tucson, we’ve got… Read more »

Leave No Stone Unturned

Gems and minerals from a showroom in Tucson, AZ

8 places in Tucson to get your gem and mineral fix year-round |By Nina Kolodij There’s no better place to explore the wonders of the Earth than at the annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show—the largest and oldest of its kind in the world. Once a year, TGMS takes over the city for almost an… Read more »

Work Smart: Professional Development Guide

Aspiring entrepreneurs talk at a Startup Tucson event in Tucson, AZ

Take advantage of these professional development networks in Tucson, Arizona |By Mish DeCarlo We all have to work, and we all want to thrive. Tucson is becoming increasingly attractive for young professionals due to reasonable housing costs, a steadily growing economy, and connected communities. Tucson offers many resources for professionals and entrepreneurs that encourage growth,… Read more »