Category: Work + Thrive

5 Tips for Rave-Worthy Company Culture

Smiling woman working on her laptop sitting on a brown couch.

| By The Chamber Edge| Photo by Brielle Farmer It’s no surprise that happy people are productive people. But do you know what it takes to make or keep your staff content? Is having a foosball table in the lounge or being able to bring your dog to work what makes the difference? Tucson Metro… 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 »

Choosing to Stay in Tucson After Graduating from UA

University of Arizona graduates talk about how their decision to study and work in Tucson has shaped their careers | By Amanda Oien Tucson’s green saguaros and silver barked mesquites aren’t the only colors that feel like “home” to a Tucsonan. Evident from the highest tip of Tumamoc Hill, or the rocks of Windy Point—it’s… Read more »

Hector the Loneliest Saguaro

Kathryn Humphrey holds book "Hector the Loneliest Saguaro" in front a saguaro in southern Arizona

Kathryn Humphrey’s move to Tucson inspired her new children’s book | By Amanda Oien| Photography by Brielle Farmer Sunshine and scorpions surround Kathryn Humphrey, who is embracing her new home in Tucson, Arizona—with the help from a secluded, yet resilient, saguaro. Kate, an illustrator hailing from the glitz and glam of Los Angeles, has called… Read more »

Uncontained Excitement for the MSA Annex

Explore Mercado San Agustín’s brand-new sister property | By Heather Wuelpern The MSA Annex—a collection of converted shipping containers, which house nearly a dozen shops and a bar—celebrated its grand opening May 4–6, 2018. Local favorite Giant Sand added to the good vibe as their band christened the stage before they kicked off their month-long European tour. The… Read more »

Artistic Triumph

Meet 3 Tucson artists who have mastered their crafts | By Sarah Burton Some artists are born creating, never stray from that path, and spend the majority of their lives doing just that. Others, although enamored with creativity and expression, go a more traditional direction and let art take a backseat to careers and everyday life. The… 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 »