The Barrio Brewing Foundation Fund is donating $25,000 to Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) to purchase 500 $50 grocery gift cards for employees of local restaurants and bars who have been impacted by recent closures. The Fund and GTL will work with the Tucson Metro Chamber to distribute the cards to area businesses.
Local family owned business operators, Ray Flores Jr. and Chef Carlotta Flores of Flores Concepts and Si Charro restaurants, have announced that starting Tuesday, April 7th thru Tuesday, May 5th the family’s Carlotta’s Kitchen USDA food company will provide 4 weeks’ worth of prepared dinner kits to Tucson-area firefighters and first responder stations.
Tucson's community driven Hotel McCoy is launching a Rate Assistance Grant program for artists of all mediums, hospitality employees, and non-profit employees affected by the current economic crisis.
The first American UNESCO City of Gastronomy continues a run of recognition for its stellar, unique cuisine. Don Guerra of Barrio Bread receives his second semi-finalist nod as Outstanding Baker; joining first-time semifinalists Mi Nidito Outstanding Hospitality), Stephen Paul of Whiskey Del Bac (Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer), and Chef Maria Mazon of BOCA Tacos y Tequila (Best Chef: Southwest).
El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort Earns Prestigious Accolade; All Ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com
Tucson, Ariz. (February 19, 2020) – PGA TOUR Champions rookie Ernie Els, 2018 Cologuard Classic champion Steve Stricker, and two-time Masters champion José María Olazábal have committed to play in next week’s Cologuard Classic. In addition, tournament officials also announced that Darren Clarke and John Daly will receive sponsor exemptions into the PGA TOUR Champions’ event. The Cologuard Classic will be played February 26-March 1, 2020 at Omni Tucson National’s Catalina Course. A field of 78 players will vie for the $1.7 million purse with a first-place prize of $255,000.
Tucson, Ariz. (February 13, 2020) – Comedian/actor Larry The Cable Guy and racing legend Rusty Wallace will join country music singer-songwriter Lee Brice and Major League Baseball pitching great Roger Clemens in the second annual Cologuard Classic “Celebrity Challenge” on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Played during the second round of the PGA TOUR Champions event, the celebrity group will play 9 holes, teeing off on the back nine at approximately 2:30 p.m. The four celebrities will compete for far more than pride and bragging rights, as a $50,000 donation will be split between three colorectal cancer advocacy groups on behalf of the celebrity group.
Tucson, Ariz. (January 20, 2020) – Rising country music star Lindsay Ell has been added to the 2020 Cologuard Classic Military Appreciation Concert presented by Nova Home Loans, opening for headliner Lee Brice at Omni Tucson National Resort on Saturday, February 29. The concert event will take place on the practice range following the second round of competition at the Cologuard Classic. Nova Home Loans, the Tucson-based mortgage lender, has been added as the concert’s presenting sponsor.
The expansion will add forty new guestrooms, a forty-foot lap pool, new entertaining areas and a fitness facility.
Exhibition investigates the intersection of religion, migration and community in the Sonoran Desert