Category Archives: Culture

Travel Tip: Navajo National Monument

By Mike Koopsen The Navajo National Monument has two of the most impressive and well preserved Native American cliff dwellings that I have seen in the American Southwest. The Betatakin ruins can be seen from a distance after a short … Continue reading

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It’s Time For Tamales!

By Marilyn Noble This is a repost of last year’s story about making tamales, but since it was one of our most popular posts, we thought it was worth running again. This year my mom was once again able to take … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun in the Old Pueblo

Halloween can be fun for all ages, and this weekend there are plenty of reasons to don your favorite costume and get out and about. Whether it’s food and music, a slice of history, games for the kids, or a … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: Canyon de Chelly

By Mike Koopsen Canyon de Chelly National Monument has a wonderful assortment of ancient cliff dwellings that can be seen from a number of overlooks both on the South Rim drive and on the North Rim drive, which looks over … Continue reading

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Like to shoot food and culture? Here’s a contest for you!

by Marilyn Noble Are you a shutterbug who loves delicious and distinct foods? Want to get your image in front of the tens of thousands of people in the Slow Food USA network? Then help celebrate your local food treasures … Continue reading

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This Day in History, April 22nd

By Jim Turner World 1970 – Earth Day is celebrated for the first time. Thousands of college students, more than ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and millions of other Americans participated in educational programs, rallies, and marches. Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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Deviled Eggs for Easter

Maybe it seems wrong to make deviled eggs for Easter, but this is the best recipe I’ve come across and I love making them during this time of year. If you love pepper, as in good, fresh ground pepper, you will … Continue reading

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This Day in History, March 25th

By Jim Turner The World 421 CE – Legend has it that the Republic of Venice was founded on this day. The traditional belief is that authorities from Padua created the state at noon on Friday, when they established the church of … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 11th

By Jim Turner In the World 1818 – Twenty-one-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley published Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. One rainy afternoon in Geneva, Switzerland, her friend the poet Lord Byron convinced Mary and her future husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, that they … Continue reading

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Come See Us at The Tucson Festival of Books

It’s our favorite season in the Old Pueblo — spring flowers are blooming, the weather is beautiful, the Wildcats are off to the Big Dance, and it’s time for The Tucson Festival of Books, everybody’s favorite gathering for two days … Continue reading

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