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Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly
  1. Decision on Bike Ranch Might Be Decided Tomorrow But Probably Not
    The Weekly may have jumped the gun with last week's report that the Board of Supervisors will delay a planned vote the fate of a permit for a proposed Bike Ranch next door to Saguaro National Park-East.

    Developer Kelley Matthews, who designed the bike-centered property with her husband, Peter Lasher, said on Friday that the Board will delay the vote on the permit on Tuesday, July 2.

    But Pima County Communications Director Mark Evans cautioned that the proposal remains on the agenda for tomorrow's meeting, although the Board would well grant Matthew's request to delay the vote until July 2.…
  2. The Story In Pictures | L7
    In 1988, with the release of their self-titled debut, L7, these metal-edged punk badasses helped usher in the era of grunge. With a new album in tow, Scatter the Rats (Blackheart Records), 20 years in the making, L7 brought their “Proto Prototype” sludge to the Rialto Theatre on Mother’s Day, May 12.…
  3. An Odyssey of Homers: Jessie Harper Helps Lead Arizona Softball to Super Regional Round

    The Arizona Wildcats sent a sellout crowd of 2,705 softball fans home happy Sunday after dispatching Auburn University with ease.…
  4. Claytoon of the Day: No Wiggle Room For Women
  5. Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Monday, May 20
    Haiku Hike. Tucson celebrated its first annual Old Pueblo Poems literary competition this year, with 20 winning haiku posted on signage along Congress and Stone in downtown Tucson. They were selected from 977 entries, mostly from Tucson, but more than 100 hailing from across 12 different states.…
  6. XOXO: Where to Rock Monday, May 20
    Depicting aspects of his childhood, while rebuking Trump Administration policies, the title track, “This Land,” takes a hard look at racism in America. Drawing inspiration from Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land, ” this Austinite comments, “It’s like the ‘Pledge of Allegiance.’ When you’re kids, everybody’s together.…
  7. Local Rapper and Singer Release Catchy Collab
    Tucson artists Zco and Jesus Valenzuela join forces on "Ayy, Let's Be Alone Together." The song is a vibey fusion of rap and pop in which the rapper and singer admit to wanting more in life and wanting to spend it with a special someone.…
  8. Afternoon Cartoon: Alabama Law
  9. All Bets Are On: On Arizona Softball, the NBA Draft Lottery and the Preakness Stakes
    All Bets Are On is back with an action-packed podcast that covers the gamut of local sports information.

    Co-hosts Christopher Boan and Tyler Vondrak tackle Arizona softball's NCAA Tournament regional at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend and whether Mike Candrea's squad can return to the Women's College World Series.…
  10. Steve Farley Advocates For Turning Schools Into Community Schools

    When the New York Times carried a story about the progress students have been making in the "I Promise School" started by LeBron James in Cleveland, I put the article in my "Post about it when you have a chance" pile. Two weeks later, before I wrote about it myself, mayoral candidate Steve Farley used LeBron's school as a starting point for one on his Ideas For Tucson emails, titled "Turning our public schools into community schools."…
  11. [Update]: Decision on The Bike Ranch May Be Tabled to Tuesday, July 2
    A decision by the Pima County Board of Supervisors on whether to move forward with a Mixed-Used Permit for The Bike Ranch may be continued until early July.

    Kelley Matthews, who designed the bike-centered property with her husband, Peter Lasher, said on Friday that the Board will convene on the permit on Tuesday, July 2.…
  12. Claytoon of the Day: Jared Does Immigration
  13. 24 Great Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend: May 17 to 19
    Friday:

    Rosé All Day. Maynards Market & Kitchen is hosting an event for all of you who aren’t sure if you like white or red wine more.…
  14. XOXO: Where to Rock This Weekend, May 17 to 19

    Friday, May 17

    Often twinning, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig present themselves aesthetically as mirror images but it is the uncanny pairing of their dazzling voices where the true symbiosis refracts.…
  15. Dick Tomey Memorial Service Scheduled for May 31
    The memorial service for longtime Arizona football coach Dick Tomey will be held at McKale Center on Friday, May 31.

    The service, which is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. local time, will honor the winningest coach in Wildcats history.…
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