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Tucson Businesses Prepare for Holiday Shopping Season

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild declares it 'Buy Local Month.'

All Souls Procession: 25 Years Celebrating Life and Death

Annual commemoration brings together thousands to walk in remembrance of lost loved ones.

Tucson Streetcar Ridership Exceeds Expectations

5,000 passengers on average day, compared with projections of 3,600; wide range of users from students to families.

Neighbors Question Plan to Raze Historic Downtown Motor Hotel

Developer will build low-income housing, housing for homeless veterans; opponents call an important part of Tucson's architectural history.

Downtown Tucson Gets First-Run Movie Theater

Screening Room's reopening Friday comes 40 years after Fox closed as regular movie house.

60,000 Try Tucson Streetcar on Weekend Inaugural Runs

Free rides lead to packed cars along 4-mile route of new, $200M system; operations almost glitch free, officials say.

Tucson Streetcar Debuts to Crowds, Hot Weather

Hundreds turn out for downtown ribbon cutting, first rides along 4-mile route on $196M rail system.

METRO WEEK: $200M Tucson Streetcar Opens For Service

3,600 trips/day projected ridership, credited as economic stimulus

Celebrating Five Years of 'Meeting' in Downtown Tucson

Meet Me at Maynards has attracted tens of thousands of people to weekly event where visitors can walk, run and enjoy other activities.

Photomurals Downtown Spark Discussions on Rosemont Mine

Series of large-scale photomurals installed outside Steinfeld Warehouse aimed at engendering talks about people, animals, industry in Santa Rita Mountains.

First Tucson Modern Streetcar Arrives Friday

After 1,600-mile journey from Clackamas, Ore., manufacturing plant; city will spend next month testing it.

Streetcar Brings Economic Stimulus to City's Core

Significant contributor to Fourth Avenue, downtown Tucson revival, as businesses open trackside.

Modern Streetcar Tracks Snare Cyclists

Bike riders say falls common; city engineers working on issues

Another Month of Streetcar Work Downtown

So says head of public-private development group promoting business

Should We Call It Downtownology?

Science may help fuel redevelopment of Tucson's core

Social Consciousness and Coffee: Now Downtown

Roaster seeks to craft local business attuned to environmental sustainability

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