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TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
DETROIT — Enough with all the downtrodden-Detroit talk: Green Dot Stables, a bustling sliders joint in an industrial area not far from downtown, may restore your faith in the city's future. It also will give you a whole new vision of the lowly slider.
n this undated photo, a gardener spreads leaves beneath a row of dwarf apple trees, where a leafy mulch keeps weeds from growing and stealing nutrients and water from small trees in New Paltz, New York. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)
The head of a Gilbert-based sweetener company recently earned two awards at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
Good times abound on Arizona Ave. these days, north and south of the Loop 202.
How green is your vegetable garden?
When it comes to leafy green vegetables, kale has been king for a while. It boasts more vitamin C than an orange, more calcium than milk, and more iron per calorie than beef.
Beautiful and sturdy with a flair for the dramatic, alliums are a graceful way to add color and architectural dimension to your garden.
RICHMOND, Va. — Fall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your autumnal activity there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it better.
Those beautiful summer vacation photos are in a cardboard box. Somewhere.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Orlando often try new things while on vacation: thrilling roller coasters, luxury hotels, different cuisines.
When silica, soda and lime meet high heat, a beautiful alchemy occurs. The result — a taffy-like substance otherwise known as glass — has inspired creative minds for centuries.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Desert sands and spectacular gorges, sure. But fall foliage? In Arizona?
There are two plants whose behavior makes me think back to when my daughter was a teenager.
This publicity photo released by courtesy of Sotheby's shows the 17th century Clark Sickle-Leaf carpet, approximately 8 feet 9 inches by 6 feet 5 inches (2.67 by 1.96 meters), probably from Kirman, South Persia, that was sold by the Corcoran Gallery of Art to an anonymous buyer. The stunned crowd at Sotheby’s in New York burst into a rare round of applause when the museum-quality Persian carpet reached a record-setting price of $33.76 million in June. (AP Photo/Courtesy Sotheby's)
Oh, those boring school days of old. Basic backpacks, plain pencil cases, spirals and staplers with so little snap they might as well have been destined for mom or dad’s office.
NEW YORK — Pulling on the track jacket when the newscaster on the radio just said it was 7 a.m. and already 83 degrees felt a little weird. Maybe even crazy.
AZ Food Crafters is collecting school supplies to benefit A New Leaf, a local domestic violence and homeless shelter. The supplies will be given to students in need before school begins in August.
With temperatures about to hit triple digits on a regular basis, the City of Mesa is working with nonprofit agencies and businesses to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered.
BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
When the weather turns warm, I find myself craving the smell and taste of a great homemade burger off the grill.
My friend Bob would shudder if he knew that I planted plantain today.
High Pollution Advisory was issued for the remainder of Friday by the Arizona Department of Enviornmental Quality.
The first time I ate raw asparagus was during the '80s at an Italian restaurant in New York. Someone else must have pushed me to order it because until then the only asparagus I'd ever encountered was steamed and buttered, and I really liked it just that way. Raw asparagus? Must be bland and boring.