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City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension

The downtown Tucson redevelopment board is closer to getting 10 more years.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

Rio Nuevo Asking Lawmakers for 10 More Years

The board needs legislative approval to extend its existence.

Rio Nuevo Wants to Use Broadway Properties Swept Up by Widening Project

Project would include new parking, relocating historic bungalows and changes to Solot Plaza.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

Rio Nuevo, Developer Nearing Agreement on Downtown Building

If finalized, the building would be one of the tallest in Tucson.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Tugo Ridership Up 30 Percent Every Week, Coordinator Says

Free Tugo rides are available every Tuesday through the month of December.

Outdoor Office Created at Downtown Library Homeless Hang

Plan for Jacome Plaza includes efforts to set up homeless visitors with services that could help them get back on their feet.

Tucson Brewery Opening New Spot, First to Use Equity Crowdfunding Law

Ten Fifty-Five Brewing Company successfully raised funds, and is moving into a new downtown Tucson location.

ChamberLab's Next Project: "1 Song, Played 840 Times, For America!"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Arizonans accept a soda tax in the name of education?; non-profit Sun Sounds provides access to print media for those who need it; and Tucsonans tell stories about kindness in our community.

Avoiding Black Friday? Hold On For Small Business Saturday

Local businesses and groups capitalize on the day with deals, events and free streetcar rides.

El Tour Brings 1000s of Cyclists to Tucson Streets Saturday

The event will create rolling road closures around Tucson.

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