Trekking Tumamoc

In a nutshell: Local favorite, social hike of 3 miles (out and back) Steep incline, gorgeous view (out and back) Lucy Agave: Walking up Tumamoc Hill has always felt to me like a Tucson rite of passage. I have yet to meet someone from Tucson who hasn’t “done Tumamoc” at least once. Tumamoc hill isContinue reading “Trekking Tumamoc”

Our interview with Mike, Owner of Harbottle Brewing Co.

“I’m convinced that everybody loves beer… they just need to find the right one…” Why should people have a drink at Harbottle? Because of Kayla (Mike gestures to the wonderful lady next to him who had just served me a beer) and because of the people we have here. We want to give people aContinue reading “Our interview with Mike, Owner of Harbottle Brewing Co.”

Touring the Town Too Tough to Die

In a nutshell: Travel back in time to when gun-slingin’ cowboys roamed the streets Attractions for the whole family Splurge a little: Take the old-timey, sepia photos in costume! Play the carnival-like shooting games! Buy a cowboy hat! Saguaro Sam: We rolled into Tombstone, AZ (lovingly nicknamed “The Town too Tough to Die”) late oneContinue reading “Touring the Town Too Tough to Die”

The Wonderful and Weird Bisbee

In a nutshell: History, Shopping, and Entertainment in quirky Bisbee Refreshing town with hidden gems and things-to-do: unique shopping, mining tours, etc. Saguaro Sam: Bisbee prides itself on being weird and quirky. As you wander in and out of the stores that line Main Street you’ll see t-shirts that say things like “Keepin’ it Weird Continue reading “The Wonderful and Weird Bisbee”

Our interview with Matt & Marsha, Owner and Manager, respectively, of Tombstone Brewing Company

“..they love the beer, the rustic atmosphere, the great weather, and the friendly staff. Everyone needs to try the brewery where it all started. It’s the OG, as the kids say” Why is it worth the drive to get some Tombstone brews at location / Tombstone Brewing Company? Matt: You’re never going to get aContinue reading “Our interview with Matt & Marsha, Owner and Manager, respectively, of Tombstone Brewing Company”

Tombstone Brewing Company: Too Tough to Pick Just One Favorite Beer

In a nutshell: A must-visit in Tombstone Amazing beer! Worth the Drive Our favorite beers: Helles Dorado Lager and the Spawn of Earp Lucy Agave: As ironic as this might sound coming from a travel blogger, I’ll still readily admit that my favorite trip suggestions tend to be the old-fashioned, word-of-mouth recommendations from the peopleContinue reading “Tombstone Brewing Company: Too Tough to Pick Just One Favorite Beer”

I need great jewelry, so I’m Off to See the Wizard!

In a nutshell: Exquisite jewelry with locally-acquired precious stones A family business in Tombstone with a great start-up story Wonderful Service in a welcoming town What we bought: Gaspeite cactus-shaped earrings (because Sam loves all thing cactus-related, remember?) and a dendritic opal agate ring (photo below!) Lucy Agave: “I’d love to send you some interviewContinue reading “I need great jewelry, so I’m Off to See the Wizard!”

Family-friendly Fun at Triple Play

In a nutshell: What chain restaurants like Applebees can only simulate, Triple Play does organically and authentically… it has provided a family-friendly place for the community to come together What I always order: the hamburger with the sweet potato fries Lucy Agave: I’ll begin by admitting that I’ve got more than a handful of greatContinue reading “Family-friendly Fun at Triple Play”

Our interview with Joe Rieman, Owner of Triple Play

“Honestly, I feel like the community owns this place…” So where did the idea for Triple Play come from? About fifteen years ago this accident near the school sparked a conversation in the community about how there is nothing for kids to do out here (in Sahuarita). People would comment on how they have toContinue reading “Our interview with Joe Rieman, Owner of Triple Play”

Tacos and Troubadours

In a nutshell: It’s OK if your boyfriend won’t serenade you, we found someone who will! No such thing as too many appetizers at La Chingada Cocina Mexicana Saguaro Sam: The same night that Lucy and I completed the Haiku Hike we decided to check out ANOTHER new Tucson event… Troubadour Thursdays.  I’m hoping thisContinue reading “Tacos and Troubadours”