Sunday, June 2, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - As beautiful summer weather gradually makes its appearance across the nation, thoughts turn to summer travel plans. Americans enjoy the fun and relaxation of traveling: 77 percent of domestic trips are for leisure purposes, according to the U.S. Travel Association. If you want to vacation with friends or family, hitting the pavement for a road trip can’t be beat, and with a few money-saving tips and organization tricks, you’ll plan an awesome trip packed with memories.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—If you’ve ever thought about taking steps to prepare for a possible disaster, you’re not alone. Nationally, some 8 million Americans are doing some “prepping” to protect their families in case something bad comes their way.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Americans are falling in love with Mother Nature all over again, which could be why ownership of boats and recreational vehicles is more popular than ever. If you own a boat or RV, do you use it frequently, or is it sitting in your driveway? It’s time to get the most out of it, and with a few simple ideas, you’ll be able to hit the road and create some wonderful family memories.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 pm
It’s never too early to make your summer travel plans. DreamPlanGo, the popular website and social community devoted to bringing travelers vacation ideas and trip inspiration, surveyed a cross-section of Americans and found some interesting answers to that age-old question, “What are you doing this summer?”
Friday, April 12, 2013 4:00 am
While Thursday's opening day at Country Thunder was the shortest day concert-wise, there was no disappointment in the four acts that took the stage – especially not when it came to headliner Brantley Gilbert.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Technology continues to make road trips better. USB power adapters for all our gadgets, thermoelectric coolers for food and beverages, and affordable cameras that can withstand being dropped in the parking lot or dunked in the pool are helping to keep travelers comfortable and connected.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:00 am
The first-ever Marana Main Street Festival was held over the weekend with plenty of entrants in the bed race and plenty of fun, food and sun in the streets. Spearheaded by town staff and local business owner Teri Murphy, the event is designed to familiarize residents with an area of Marana that was once considered downtown before the introduction of Interstate 10 in the 1960s cut through the area’s development plans.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 4:00 am
The first-ever Marana Main Street Festival is coming to the Town on April 5-7. Spearheaded by town staff and local business owner Teri Murphy, the event is designed to familiarize residents with an area of Marana that was once considered downtown before the introduction of Interstate 10 in the 1960s cut through the area’s development plans.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:07 pm
Each year the Town of Marana holds signature events. These are staples of the community and are a great way to experience all the town has to offer.
Sunday, March 24, 2013 10:00 pm
Like many products and pursuits that have developed over the decades, recreational vehicles have come a long way from the tow-a-longs of the early to mid-20th century. Before motorized recreational vehicles hit the road, pulling a trailer behind your car or truck – loaded with food, sleeping and cooking gear – was the best way to get you and your family out of the city and into nature for a long weekend.
Sunday, January 20, 2013 11:00 pm
(BPT) - That time of year is almost here - pro football championship Sunday. According to the National Chicken Council’s 2012 Wing Report, the big game is the second biggest eating holiday after Thanksgiving. With the big game comes big prep and cleanup.
Friday, January 18, 2013 3:15 pm
Have you ever seen a live alligator in Tucson? Meet Powder this Saturday and see this rare live albino alligator up close and personal. Powder will not be alone. There will also be a baby alligator, both available for pictures. Come on out and take part in all the weekend’s festivities. Lazydays located at 3200 E. Irvington Road.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:56 am
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona hosts its annual Paws in the Plaza event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Casas Adobes Plaza at Oracle and Ina roads.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:00 pm
(BPT) - Whether it’s traveling during the holidays or commuting to and from work, Americans spend a lot of time in their vehicles – almost 540 hours a year according to a Roland Berger study. With so much time spent behind the wheel, it’s worth it to invest in the top gadgets to make your ride safer and more comfortable.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 10:28 am
If you are seriously thinking about retirement, there are many things that need to be addressed, but one that is often overlooked is identifying what “retirement” means to you. If you are single or a part of a couple, communication and prioritizing goals is key to a happy and less stressful retirement.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 10:26 am
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 4:00 am
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:25 pm
A year after the shooting took place near Ina and Oracle roads
at Gabrielle Giffords’ Congress on Your Corner event, some continue
to grieve, some choose to forget, while others quietly remember,
and stay out of the public’s eye.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
With clouds of dust billowing in the rearview mirror as
widespread fields of golden grasses covering vast Southern Arizona
ranchland are passed, the final miles toward Cochise Stronghold
Trailhead are covered along Ironwood Road.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
Did you attend the Jan. 12 public tribute at the McKale Center?
If so, please share your thoughts and photos of the event by
uploading them to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8
a.m. Monday, Jan. 17.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm
'Founding Fathers,' Constitution poster given to local
Monday, August 23, 2010 11:00 pm
Business signage has become a hot-button issue in Oro
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The owners of Cheers to You Nutrition found themselves discouraged by a time-consuming sign approval process in Rancho Vistoso. The neighborhood association grants approval for business signage in the Safeway shopping center at Tangerine Road and Rancho Vistoso Boulevard.
Monday, August 16, 2010 11:00 pm
Tucson chamber identifies its endorsements
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:00 pm
This letter is in response to several articles
that appeared in The Explorer recently regarding Arizona state
parks. I firmly believe that all 27 Arizona state parks and the
three natural areas, in the state park system, can and should
remain open to the public seven days a week, based on the following