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El Charro Café Turns 100 Years Old
December 1, 2022

El Charro Café Turns 100 Years Old

The iconic restaurant is a telling of Tucson’s culinary history that has captured acclaim from all over the world.
Celebrating K-pop in Southern Arizona
November 18, 2022

Celebrating K-pop in Southern Arizona

In this story we talk to fans of K-pop and ask them why the K-pop community is so special to them here in Southern Arizona.
Galería Mitotera
November 15, 2022

Galería Mitotera

Mel & Melissa Dominguez opened Galería Mitotera in 2018 as a space that celebrates and uplifts Chicanx culture and artists of color.
La Doce
November 14, 2022

La Doce

A neighborhood on Tucson's Southside that spans three miles along South 12th Avenue from 4th street to Drexel Road.
Reclaimed Water
November 12, 2022

Reclaimed Water

Ever wonder how sewage gets turned into clean water? Here is a behind the scenes peek at Tucson Water’s reclaimed water system and what that process loo...
OSIRIS APEX
November 9, 2022

OSIRIS APEX

OSIRIS APEX is a new name for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, to accompany its new mission to explore the near-Earth asteroid Apophis.
Field Notes: Fungi
November 8, 2022

Field Notes: Fungi

Arizona Illustrated producer David Fenster looks back on a 15 year love affair with mushrooms and shares excerpts from the many films he’s made on the s...
Back to Nature
November 7, 2022

Back to Nature

When a golf course closed in Oro Valley, residents fought to make it a nature preserve—so the wildlife could thrive.
A Cornerstone in Tombstone
November 5, 2022

A Cornerstone in Tombstone

St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Tombstone occupies the oldest Protestant church building in Arizona
The Masked Bobwhite
November 2, 2022

The Masked Bobwhite

Join Hannah Pierce as she walks us through what it takes to save a species from extinction.
Apple Annie’s Corn Maze
October 31, 2022

Apple Annie’s Corn Maze

Is it really fall if you don’t get lost in a corn maze?
Favorite Places: Pima County Historic Courthouse
October 30, 2022

Favorite Places: Pima County Historic Courthouse

History comes to life in an iconic building that was designed in 1928 and continues to serve the community.
Desert Plants: Ironwood
October 28, 2022

Desert Plants: Ironwood

The tree known in the U.S./Mexico borderlands as desert ironwood or palo fierro is one of many woody legumes found in washes and hillside drainages in t...
Cocina La Ley
October 26, 2022

Cocina La Ley

This staple in Nogales, Arizona has been serving fresh tacos and soups for nearly 30 years.
Charles Mingus at 100
October 25, 2022

Charles Mingus at 100

This year Arizona celebrated virtuoso jazz musician Charles Mingus’ 100th birthday with evenings of music and the dedication of The Mingus Memorial in N...
Ketamine Therapy
October 22, 2022

Ketamine Therapy

Combined with psychotherapy, some studies show its success in treating a wide range of anxiety disorders.
Lunar Tracker
October 19, 2022

Lunar Tracker

Every year Weaver Younghands creates lunar trackers, beautiful planning tools, similar to calendars, that are rooted in desert ecology and organized by ...
Arizona Wines: The Edge of What’s Possible
October 17, 2022

Arizona Wines: The Edge of What’s Possible

Arizona isn’t your typical wine grape-growing region, and viticulture here sits right on the edge of what’s possible.
Robert McDonald: Photographer
October 14, 2022

Robert McDonald: Photographer

We join renowned landscape photographer Robert McDonald and his 1977 Ford Bronco on a shoot in the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff.
Las Azaleas
October 13, 2022

Las Azaleas

Founded in 2020 by Diana Olivares, Las Azaleas is a women-led mariachi group that highlights the voices and talent of female musicians.
Desert Plants: Agave
October 12, 2022

Desert Plants: Agave

Scientists have identified more than 250 types of agaves in North America, some of them grow right here in Arizona
Story of a Startup
October 11, 2022

Story of a Startup

Tucson is rapidly becoming a hub for startups, and one emerging company is CarbeniumTec.
Lizard Walk
October 7, 2022

Lizard Walk

The Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists work to educate and inspire the public through talks, demonstrations, and desert walks.
Campus Arboretum
October 6, 2022

Campus Arboretum

Take a walk around the University of Arizona's Campus Arboretum, and step back in time.
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