Tuk Tuk Thai – Thai Street Food is in the process of moving in at 2990 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 130 — just next door to Lovin’ Spoonfuls. For the last 27 years, Bud Sayso has owned and operated two Khao San locations in Portland, Oregon, and now he’s bringing the same concept to Tucson. […]
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After spending more than a decade on Fourth Avenue, restaurant and bar Bumsted’s announced via Facebook they are reopening soon: Their address is now located at 1003 N. Stone Ave., which previously housed the Royal Sun Restaurant & Lounge. Bumsted’s closed back in early 2017 after the property manager decided to sign on burger restaurant […]
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When it comes to simple foods, few have the appeal of fried chicken. Even celebrity chefs proudly profess their love for Popeyes. And these are their own recipes, some now Broaster chicken like you’d find at doughnut shops. Asian Sofrito 2530 N. First Ave. Asian Sofrito, as you would expect, is not a southern restaurant. […]
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The former Jack in the Box 1,600-square-foot restaurant space at 4610 E. Speedway Blvd. now has a ‘coming soon’ sign for Kiwami Ramen. We haven’t been able to reach anyone yet for official comment, but we did find this website: kiwami-ramen.business.site Although the rendering above looks nice, it doesn’t quite capture the surround strip mall […]
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Whether you’re finding yourself drooling over Sonoran hot dogs on the daily, or pining around for a delicious serving of Arroz Con Pollo, there’s now a helpful guide to help you create the recipes at home — all inspired by the flavors of southern Arizona, of course. Jackie Alpers, who’s contributed her vision to the […]
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It’s no surprise Arizona is ranked #3 for top states people are moving to.  No doubt due to the quality of life our beautiful state has to offer. Curious to know what the top states people are moving to are?  According to Moneywise.com, below are the top states people are moving to. Idaho Oregon Arizona […]
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  DTP Announces Two New Grants to Assist Businesses DOWNTOWN TUCSON, AZ, June 25, 2020 – To help businesses in the downtown Business Improvement District (BID) overcome financial, marketing and operational challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Tucson Partnership has teamed up with Pima County to create the Downtown Outdoor Café Grant and Downtown Rebound Grant […] …Continue Reading

Pima County Partnering with DTP to Distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) DOWNTOWN TUCSON, AZ, June 22, 2020 – On June 19, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to enact a countywide public health protection resolution requiring the wearing of face coverings when in public if six feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained. The […] …Continue Reading

  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Now Available for Downtown Businesses   Pima County officials realize that some businesses may need support in acquiring non-medical PPE (face masks, sanitizer, and gloves) for employees until supply chains stabilize. With that, Pima County and Downtown Tucson Partnership will begin distributing PPE to local downtown businesses located in the […] …Continue Reading

  Under Construction: Local developer Ross Rulney (5th Avenue Partners OF, LLC) is developing a 7-story multifamily residential building on an approximate 24,000 square foot lot at 127 S 5th Avenue. The new 90,000 square foot building will offer 96 market-rate studios and one-bedroom units. The plan includes on-site parking, bicycle parking and other tenant […] …Continue Reading

The Downtown Tucson landscape is rapidly changing.  A new business opens every couple weeks and construction projects are happening around nearly every corner. Since 2008, Downtown Tucson has experienced over $1.2 billion in public and private investments, and over another half billion dollars is being invested into current and proposed projects.   To get a […] …Continue Reading

  Ninth and Final Gift Card Round Goes Live Friday at 9 a.m. DOWNTOWN TUCSON, AZ, June 10, 2020 – Get set for the ninth and final round of Downtown Tucson Partnership’s hugely successful DTP Gift Card Incentive Program starting at 9 a.m. Friday, June 12. Sponsors of this “Community Round,” which will make 800 […] …Continue Reading

  Like so many in our community and across the country, the Downtown Tucson Partnership is deeply disturbed by the tragic loss of George Floyd and support the peaceful expression of our community members to publicly grieve, voice their thoughts and opinions, and demand justice. As an organization made up of businesses and non-profits located […] …Continue Reading