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Call it vandalism, artistic expression or coded messages from the front lines of class conflict - graffiti is all over Tucson. The city's ongoing graffiti abatement program now uses new technology to compile a database of taggers and their distinctive signatures. However one former illegal tagger says there are other ways to help deal with the problem.

Tackling Tucson's Graffiti

Local artist thinks legal walls might help curb illegal tagging

Colorful neon signs once played a major role in Tucson's urban landscape. Now several groups have come together in hopes of preserving these historic pieces of neon art.

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

Arizona film Industry

Time to Revive Arizona's Film Industry

Two Tucson-based filmmakers spearhead plan to revitalize the Tucson-area's once mighty film industry.

Desert Aquariums

Finding Fish in the Desert

Two aquariums are attracting thousands of visitors in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Mt. Lemmon Cabin

Craving Cooler Climes

Many seek homes on Mount Lemmon to get away from summer's scorching heat, but buying there can be expensive.

Johnny Gibson, noted Tucson barber

Tucson Loses a Bit of History

For more than 50 years, Johnny Gibson made sure the men and boys of Tucson looked good.

Warehouse District Rebounding

Warehouse Arts District in Transition

Private investors purchase warehouse properties, begin to develop role within arts district

Joe Pagac is gaining notoriety for his murals

Joe Pagac: Artist for Hire

Tucson Artist Stands Out From the Crowd With Highly Visible Murals in Downtown Tucson

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