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Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...

Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our recent giveaways and contests. The winners have been contacted via e-mail or phone to arrange for delivery of their prizes. If you have any questions, please call Debra Du Bois at  (520) 770-2136.



  • @matwelch - $50 Gift card to Maynards Market & Kitchen, Twitter Gem Show Welcome Contest

  • Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    • 3-Night Stay for 2 adults at Omni Tucson National, Randy Hoffman, IA
    • Philabaum Glass Art, Karla Burron, AZ
    • Whiskey del Bac, pending winners acceptance of prize


  • Get Wet in Tucson - Facebook Social Fun (all winners from Phoenix & Tucson Region)

    • 2-Night Stay for 2 adults, or family of 4 at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
    • 2-Night Stay for 2 adults, Breakfast for 2 at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
    • $20 Gift card and 2 T-shirts to Borderlands Brewing Co.
    • Admission for 4 to Life Aquatic plus soda and snacks at The Loft Cinema
    • 1-year Family Membership to Reid Park Zoo
    • 2-Night Stay for 2 to The Downtown Clifton
    • 2 spots on field trip with Paul Baicich; $25 Gift Card to Nature Shop to Tucson Audubon Society
    • 3' Sub and Party Pak from Eegee's
    • Admission for 8 (2 hours unlimited rides/golf) to Funtasticks Family Fun Park
    • Picnic Basket and Wine Tasting for Two to Charron Vineyards & Winery
    • 1-year Family Membership to Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
    • $30 Gift Certificate to Summit Hut
    • Certificate for a Foursome of Golf at JW Marriott Starr Pass Golf

  • Annalisa Dohn, Gilbert, AZ - National Travel & Tourism Week, prize from Edible Destinations by Epitourean - Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Getaway
  • Falora Pizza Prizes - $15 Pizza Certificates - National Travel & Tourism Week
    • Joellyn Maggio, Hemet, CA
    • Adalia Kroblen, Phoenix, AZ
    • Michelle Levine - Tom Willett, Tucson, AZ
    • Krissy Samorano, Tucson, AZ
    • Emily Johns, Tucson, AZ
    • Juan M Soto Pena, Tucson, AZ
    • Kelly Payne, Tucson, AZ
    • Richard Reiners, Tucson, AZ
    • Jennifer Salness, Saint Paul, MN
    • Amber Bright, Tucson, AZ
  • Robert Ramirez, MLS Preseason in Tucson - Loews Ventana Canyon Getaway
  • Albert Alcalde, MLS Preseason in Tucson - Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa Getaway


  • Barbara Ottelien, Racine, WI - November 2014 Randy Houser "Like a Cowboy" 5-Star Getaway to Tucson
  • Mary McGill, Mooresville, PA - November 2014 Randy Houser "Like a Cowboy" 5-Star Getaway to Tucson
  • Edith Swiatek, Tucson, AZ - October 2014 Tickets at the Rialto
  • Mary Alice Franklin, Astoria, NY - September 2014 Randy Houser "Kick Off Your Boots" Giveaway


  • Alicia H., Goodyear, AZ - March 2013 UA/ASU Basketball Tickets
  • Leo H., Phoenix, AZ - March 2013 UA/ASU Basketball Tickets
  • Mary Ellen K., Peoria, AZ - March 2013 UA/ASU Basketball Tickets


  • Chris I., Long Beach, CA: Tucson Originals Gift Card - Book on-line at contest
  • Larry L., Scottsdale, AZ: Tucson Originals Gift Card - Book on-line at contest
  • Susan M, Rockville, MD: Tucson Originals Gift Card - Book on-line at contest
  • Aimee P., Tracy, CA: Tucson Originals Gift Card - Book on-line at contest

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