Downtown Radio: station with a purpose

January 28, 2016

By TRAVIS BRAASCH Downtown Tucson has expanded in every direction the past few years, and East Toole Avenue is no exception. In addition to art galleries, studios and small retail stores, the artsy avenue also houses Tucson’s new underground radio station. Downtown Radio, 99.1 FM KDTD, was established Sept. 13, 2015 with the mission to […]

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Tucson streetcars draw crowds

September 4, 2014

By DAVID J. DEL GRANDE Tucsonans heading to Second Saturdays Downtown on Sept. 13 will likely pack the city’s new streetcar route. About 6,700 passengers filled the streetcars during the monthly Second Saturdays event on Aug. 9, and approximately 60,000 people hopped aboard July 25-27 during the transit’s system’s free opening weekend. Sun Link’s 3.9-mile […]

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Toole Avenue Art Walk offers street party Oct. 5

October 3, 2013

By BRENDA PACHECO The first-ever Toole Avenue Art Walk welcomes art lovers, first-time downtowners and the general public to take a self-guided stroll along two blocks of East Toole Avenue to mingle with artists and residents. The walk will take place Oct. 5 from 5-10 p.m. Admission is free, and free parking will be available […]

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Campus Coverage

October 11, 2012

DESERT VISTA CAMPUS Compiled by Jennifer Coulter   Twenty-two colleges will attend a transfer fair Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the patio.  Contact Susan Rivera at for more information.   A Thanksgiving basket give-away will start on Oct. 17 and run until Nov. 14.  Go to the Student Life Office […]

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