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Inside Bicas, a local bike shop that not only fixes and builds bikes for customers, but shows them the ins and outs of bicycle maintenance.

Independents and Independence

Tucson residents join national celebration to support local businesses.

Tucson Streetcar stop on Fourth Avenue.

Researchers Are Studying Economic Impact of the 4th Avenue Street Fair

Tucson event is held twice a year, attracting tens of thousands of people from all over.

Rincon Market Reopens Friday Following Fire Destruction

It has been almost a year since store had to shut its doors to recover; grand opening is Monday.

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

Tucson City Councilwoman Regina Romero talks about Occupy Tucson.

Stop Ticketing Occupy Tucson, Council Member Says

Tucson City Council member Regina Romero proposes ordinance change that would end citations for park protestors

Ally Napier a Senior and Kelly McGuckin  Junior from Eller College of Management

Education Afar: Business Students In Global Classroom

Eller College enrollees spend several weeks learning economics and more in India

Two Vails, a Single Future

In the rapidly growing Rincon Valley, some new residents seek more than "the rural life"

A Family-Run Secret

Tucson's AGM Container Controls has manage to land lucrative contracts and avoid personnel lay-offs for the last two decades

Afghanistan is a country that frequently shares the rotation in the news cycles of our media. Now, one local family from the embattled country hopes people will take time to appreciate the culinary contributions they bring to the Old Pueblo. Luis CArrion brings us this look at at the Middle Eastern enclave created by a couple dedicated to their culture.

Afghan Cuisine in the Old Pueblo

A local family offers Tucson a taste of embattled Afghanistan's food and culture

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

Customer shops at thriftstore

Thrift Stores

Thrift stores are thriving in this tough economy as consumers look for ways to make their dollars stretch

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.

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

Cele Peterson

Cele Peterson 1909-2010

Local fashion Icon, pioneer, and social activist Cele Peterson died Thursday, May 6. Peterson’s successful businesses revolved around fashion for women, but she was also known as a champion for many social causes.

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