Tucson: Community Food Bank – Hunger Walk – March 13

Image by Music Man5 via Flickr Tucson Community Food Bank – Hunger Walk – March 13 The Community Food Bank announces the Hunger Walk 2010 presented by Sol Casinos on Saturday, March 13, 2010 with registration at starting at 7 a.m. with the walk to begin at 8 a.m..  The event will start and finish in the Sam Lena Park at the Kino Community Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way (near Ajo and Country Club). Walkers, lace up your walking shoes. You will have three options… 1) The Long Walk (three and one-half miles) around Sam Lena Park and the Community
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Tucson: Ten Tenors is Budding Chef

You could say that Stew Morris one of the Ten Tenors at the Broadway in Tucson theatre sings for his supper. Not only is Morris a talented tenor but he’s also a talented budding chef. And he’s graciously shared this holiday dish with Circle of Food. Says Morris, “Although this may not seem like a holiday dish of sorts, one could argue that not everywhere in the world is suitable for hearty comfort food this time of year. In Australia around holiday time, kids don’t get ready for snowball fights and roast turkey, they tend to opt for surfing and
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Tucson Event: Cocktails, Anyone – Tucson After Dark

Tucson event: Tucson After Dark This almost sounds like a liquid asset fantasy: You sample eight different exotic cocktails from around the world and then choose your favorite for a full cocktail. Thirsty, yet? Consider the Singapore Sling – I think that was my first drink when I turned 21 — a long tall sip of wicked pinkness with the ubiquitous maraschino cherry at the bottom. From Brazil, dance the bossa nova and make a toast for the 2012 Olympics to the Caipirinha (this is one of my favorite drinks and you can find it at JBar/Janos) Be very proper
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Chewish Tucson: Primavera Cooks

Once again Tucson restaurants hold out their collective altruistic arms for the summer long event called Primavera Cooks. Last summer I had the privilege to be an apprentice chef at Kingfisher Bar & Grill. I have a new  appreciation for the back of the house (of a restaurant). It is amazingly difficult work requiring being on your feet and moving with precision at the speed of light. Last year I cooked for 2.5 days. Although I was bone tired, I would not have missed this opportunity for the world because 1) it was for a great cause, 2) I love to
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Chewish Tucson: Zin, Blues, BBQ

Hacienda del Sol’s 9th Annual Zin Blues & BBQ event returns on Sunday, May 17, with live blues music, zinfandel wine tasting, and a traditional barbecue buffet. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Recently awarded a 2009 Gold honor for “Best Wine List” by Tucson Lifestyle, The Grill at Hacienda del Sol’s Zin Blues & BBQ event will highlight the ever-popular and robust red wine with 50 labels to sample. The Grill will delve deep into its expansive wine cellar, comprised of over 20,000 bottles from nearly 2,000 labels. Additionally, Hacienda del Sol will host live music
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Tucson Event: BroFest 2009, Mack Brothers

BroFest is a remembrance of sorts for the Mack brothers. Mikey, age 16, was out go-carting with friends when a bad guy driving a stolen motorcycle ran over him. Less than a year later, brother Danny, 20, was on his way to Mexico when the vehicle he was riding in flipped over. Two sons dead from unspeakable tragedies. Friends of the Mack family have come together to honor the Mack brothers by building a walking track (the Mack Track) around the school in their memory. The boys went to Walter Douglas School in the Flowing Wells School District. Their mom, Libby, still
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Tucson: Downtown Scavenger Hunt

I ran into Julie Ray, Tucson artist and graphic artist, last night as she did a 5-minute Power Point presentation about all the vacant buildings in a 4-square block of downtown Tucson. Downtown Tucson could be so much more than it is. The politicos should follow the artists’ lead. Where artists go, so does creative work and living spaces, nightlife, good restaurants (Tucson downtown already has good restaurants but there’s room for more if it were more lively), green spaces, events. Etc. Julie and her band of merry women artists are doing just that by trying to use the 10 vacant
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