Current Issue

February 2016


It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
In this inaugural feature, Tucson Lifestyle looks at the history and architecture of the Sam Hughes and Fort Lowell neighborhoods.
Weekender: Kicking Back in Tubac
This artists’ community, just a short jaunt down I-19, offers plenty to do and see. Their annual Festival of the Arts is held this month, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Executive Editor Scott Barker gives us the highlights.
In Health: Keep the Beat
February is Heart Month, and with that in mind, we share some crucial information from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association that may just save your life!

Special Section
Downtown Tucson: Your Journey Starts Here
Tucson Lifestyle has teamed up with the Downtown Tucson Partnership to showcase the best that our city center has to offer, from shopping, dining and nightlife to cultural attractions and residence options.

Up Front
Notable: Jeff Yanc
Not To Be Missed: WHATZ IT WORTH?
Biz Q&A: 5 Star Termite & Pest Control

What’s happening around Tucson this month, plus previews of upcoming events.
Check out these events in February.
AZ Connection: The Road Still Traveled
Author/illustrator/historian Bob Boze Bell discusses his history with Route 66.
Who’s News
A catch-up column of faces and places in the community.

Tucson Lifestyle Presents Tucson Originals’ Chef of the Month
Kelzi Bartholomaei of Mother Hubbard’s Café.
Sweet Measures
Writer Megan Guthrie found some tasty options at local eateries, with drool-worthy photos by Thomas Veneklasen.
Dining Guide
A comprehensive list of restaurants.

This issue is dedicated to the memory of Barbara Belhumeur, longtime customer care specialist and editorial assistant
for Tucson Lifestyle. Loved by all,
and missed by all.

ABOUT THE COVER: The spectacular peach pie is from Village Bakehouse, photographed by Thomas Veneklasen.