Best of Lovin' Life Tucson 2023

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WHO’S the BEST? The votes are in. The people have spoken… It’s the Best of Lovin’ Life After 50!


Dining

COFFEE SHOP

DESSERT

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9665 N. Thornydale Road 520-579-7011 roadrunnercoffeeco.com

Frost Gelato

7301 E. Tanque Verde Road 520-886-0354, frostgelato.com This gelateria crafts its authentic dessert after its owners visited Rome. Frost Gelato encourages its customers to “cancel the trip to Italy” and visit one of its locations to sample a bit of the country in every scoop.

READER RECOMMENDED Nothing Bundt Cakes Dairy Queen

5420 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-790-2253 7278 N. Oracle Road 520-742-4072 nothingbundtcakes.com

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Roadrunner Coffee

Multiple locations dairyqueen.com

For Roadrunner Coffee, customer service is just as important as its coffee. The drive-thru shop provides coffee, tea and energy drinks alongside a robust breakfast and lunch items. What sets Roadrunner Coffee apart from its competition is the local beer it serves on tap.

READER RECOMMENDED Coffee Times

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3401 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-318-3698 coffeetimestucson.com

PUBLISHER Steve T. Strickbine

Dunkin’

ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Laura Meehan

Multiple locations dunkindonuts.com

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DELI/SANDWICH SHOP Baggin’s Gourmet Sandwiches

PRODUCTION/DESIGN SUPERVISOR Courtney Oldham, production@timespublications.com

Multiple locations bagginsgourmet.com

FAST-FOOD BURGER

Culver’s

Multiple locations, culvers.com From Midwest farms to Arizona plates, Culver’s welcomes all its customers to delicious. With classics like the “butter burger” and fresh Wisconsin cheese curds, the chain fast-food restaurant provides efficient service with a relaxed atmosphere. And of course, what better way to wash down a juicy burger than with its classic custard?

READER RECOMMENDED In-N-Out Smashburger

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Baggin’s calls itself “Tucson’s Local Sandwich Shop” — and for good reason. Peppered throughout the city, the local chain serves fresh fare with high-quality, wholesome ingredients. Along with more than 20 scrumptious sandwiches and famous bread bowl salads, it also caters to gluten-free, vegetarian and other dietary needs.

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READER RECOMMENDED Dickman’s Meat & Deli

7955 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-885-8020 6472 N. Oracle Road 520-229-9777 facebook.com/dickmansmeat

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Beyond Bread

Multiple locations beyondbread.com

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BRUNCH

Prep and Pastry

Multiple locations, prepandpastry.com Prep and Pastry offers a range of sweet and savory dishes on its brunch menu, including versions of French toast; an egg-base dish with roasted pepper sauce, Harissa Shakshuka; a blueberry yogurt bowl; and a cast-iron duck confit with braised duck, a sweet potato hash, a chickpea scramble, hummus toast and a Southwest croissant sammie. The creative drink menu features bloody marys, micheladas, the early bird made with pineapple and rum drink, the snow capped with vodka and coconut tea, mimosas, and a Fruity Pebbly vodka and sparkling wine drink called Trouble Trouble. Guests who prefer not to drink can choose from loose-leaf teas, coffees, sodas, lemonade and juices.

READER RECOMMENDED First Watch Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

Multiple locations firstwatch.com

5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Road 520-526-9345 haciendadelsol.com

El Charro Café

MEXICAN FOOD

Multiple locations elcharrocafe.com

Not only was El Charro named one of America’s most legendary restaurants, but it is also the oldest generational Mexican eatery. Founded by the lovingly named Tia Monica Flin, inventor of the chimichanga, El Charro Café serves classic and modern food that takes customers on a trip through Tucson history.

READER RECOMMENDED El Molinito Guadalajara’s Grill and Tequila Bar

HAPPY HOUR

Multiple locations el-molinito.com

Union Public House

Multiple locations ggrill.com

4340 N. Campbell Avenue 520-329-8575, uniontucson.com Union Public House is known for its madefrom-scratch menu items, made from local and sustainable ingredients, and selection of whiskeys and beers on tap. During happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., it offers deals on craft cocktails, wine, craft beer and fine whiskey, as well as food items such as mac and cheese, fries, a jar of pickles, salmon cakes, pretzels and poutine. Guests who want an outside dining experience can have a meal on the patio, which overlooks St. Philip’s Plaza. The restaurant also has 18 TVs playing sports.

READER RECOMMENDED The Views Restaurant Culinary Dropout Tucson

1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, Oro Valley 520-825-3711 suncityorovalley.com/restaurant

2543 E. Grant Road, Tucson 520-203-0934 culinarydropout.com

LOCAL BURGER

Grumpy’s Grill

2960 W. Ina Road 520-297-5452, grumpysgrill.com This Tucson classic knows burgers — more than 15 of them. Grumpy’s Grill is an American-style classic bar and grill serving breakfast, burgers and other traditional items. With several daily and weekly specials, the restaurant encourages people with its slogan, “Don’t Be Grumpy, Eat Out Often!”

READER RECOMMENDED Trident Grill Zinburger

Multiple locations tridentgrill.com

ITALIAN FOOD

Mama Louisa’s

2041 S. Craycroft Road 520-790-4702 mamalouisas.com Mama Louisa’s is concerned with customer satisfaction. The restaurant specializes in traditional American Italian cuisine, serving “heritage” and “third-generation” menus for the full experience. With time-honored recipes and unbelievable breadsticks, Mama Louisa’s is the place to be if you’re craving Italy.

READER RECOMMENDED Vivace (TIE)

Locally Owned & Operated Don’t’ be Grumpy, Eat out often Daily Specials/Beer & Cocktails

Thank you for another great year, and all the votes for;

6440 N. Campbell Avenue 520-795-7221 vivacetucson.com

BEST BREAKFAST SPOT WINNER! BEST LOCAL BURGER WINNER! BEST MARGARITA READER RECOMMENDED

Bottega Michelangelo (TIE) 420 W. Magee Road 520-297-5775 bottegamichelangelo.com

Caruso’s Italian Restaurant 434 N. Fourth Avenue 520-624-5765 carusositalian.com

6390 E. Grant Road, 520-298-2020 1865 E. River Road, 520-299-7799 zinburgeraz.com

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MARGARITA

PLACE TO GRAB A COCKTAIL

El Molinito

Side Car

Multiple locations el-molinito.com

139 S. Eastbourne Avenue 520-795-1819, barsidecar.com

El Molinito offers an authentic Mexican cuisine experience. It is known for its margaritas, but it also offers piña coladas, imported beers and cocktails, such as tequila sunrises. The menu also includes tostadas, flautas, enchiladas, tamales, chimichangas, burritos, fajitas, and chicken and carne asada dishes. Groups of 10 or more can purchase the fiesta and family fiesta packs, which come with everything needed to build your own taco items, refried beans, Spanish rice and chimichangas. The fiesta packs also include guacamole and chilaquilas.

Patrons will find a hip neighborhood vibe. The bar offers a range of cocktail choices, made with spirits such as bourbon, vermouth, brandy, rye whiskey, Agricole rum, dry gin, mezcal or slow-batch vodka.

READER RECOMMENDED Bottega Michelangelo The Views Restaurant

READER RECOMMENDED Guadalajara’s Grill and Tequila Bar

420 W. Magee Road, Oro Valley 520-297-5775 bottegamichelangelo.com

1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, Oro Valley 520-825-3711 suncityorovalley.com/restaurant

Grumpy’s Grill

Multiple locations ggrill.com

2960 W. Ina Road 520-297-5452 grumpysgrill.com

SPORTS BAR

Trident Grill and Pizza Pub Multiple locations, tridentgrill.com

BEER/BREWERY

Barrio Brewing Co.

800 E. 16th Street 520-791-2739, barriobrewing.com

Thanks for Voting Us Best Beer & Brewery 2 Years in A Row!

Barrio Brewery Co. is an employee-owned business that has been around since 1991. Many employees have been with the brewery for a decade or more. Founder Dennis Arnold grew up in Tucson and has parlayed his love of the Old Pueblo into his beers. The bar serves beers for a variety of tastes, including stouts, porters, ales, IPAs and seasonal varieties. Guests can pair their beers with bites such as Buffalo wings, pretzels, potato skins, fries, Southwest eggrolls, salads, soups, burgers, chicken sandwiches or tenders, sandwiches or paninis.

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READER RECOMMENDED Firetruck Brewing Company Multiple locations firetruckbrewing.com

Borderlands Brewing Multiple locations borderlandsbrewing.com

Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Nelson Miller was inspired by the warfare insignia worn by Navy SEALs when he developed Trident Grill. Hailing from Maryland, he fell in love Tucson while doing training ops in Tucson and nearby cities. Through his restaurant chain, he gives back to the military and animal charities, intermural sports and local schools. His restaurants have a neighborhood bar feel, with beer on tap and sports showing on flat-screen TVs. The bar and grill offers varied food options, including oysters on the half shell, Southwest black bean hummus, shrimp skewers, calamari, clams, buttermilk tenders, nachos, chicken skewers, tacos, burgers, porkchops, fish and chips, Alaskan cod, burgers, salads, clam chowder, gumbo and sandwiches.

READER RECOMMENDED Famous Sam’s Home Plate Marana

Multiple locations famoussamsarizona.com

8579 N. Silverbell Road, Marana 520-744-7744 homeplatemarana.com

INDIAN FOOD Flavor of India

12112 N. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, Oro Valley 520-544-3005, flavorofindia-az.com Flavors of India offers traditional Indian cuisine. It has a number of gluten-free appetizer options, including pakoras, spinach and onion bhaji, aloo tikki, curry crawfish pie and tangri kebabs. Main dishes come with basmati rice and can be prepared at a spice level from one to five. It offers fish, shrimp, chicken, lamb and vegetarian options, as well as naan and paratha. Guests who want to try a variety of options can come for the buffet lunch.

READER RECOMMENDED India Oven Indian Twist Tucson

2727 N. Campbell Avenue 520-326-8635 tucsonindiaoven.com

4660 E. Camp Lowell Drive 520-495-5499 indiantwistaz.com


FINE DINING

ICE CREAM/ YOGURT SHOP

Vivace Restaurant

6440 N. Campbell Avenue 520-795-7221 vivacetucson.com

The Screamery

Multiple locations, thescreamery.com At the Screamery, handcrafted ice cream is made with natural ingredients with recognizable names and hormone-free milk. It is locally owned and pasteurizes on-site at its facility. The menu features traditional, old-fashioned ice cream with contemporary flavors, too, including sweet cream honeycomb, Mississippi mudpie, raspberry cheesecake, bourbon-infused Drunken Cowboy, chocolate raspberry fudge and peanut butter pretzel. Don’t forget the salted caramel based Cowboy Cookie. It also has specialty creations such as ice cream nachos made with waffle chips and Farmhouse, which is prepared with eight scoops of ice cream, cookies, brownies and buttercake.

READER RECOMMENDED Frost Gelato Bella’s Gelato Shoppe

Multiple locations frostgelato.com

2648 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-954-2843 bellasgelato.com

This is the place to go in Tucson for fine Italian dining. It specializes in dishes, such as seafood stuffed portobella mushrooms, a spinach and cheese souffle, eggplant lasagna, pork Parmigiano, shrimp and crab cakes, and chicken marsala. Diners can also choose from sandwich and pasta options, as well as appetizers such as grilled shrimp and mushroom salad, grilled asparagus and Parma prosciutto, fresh burrata, and pear and walnut salad.

READER RECOMMENDED Bottega Michelangelo Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse 420 W. Magee Road, Oro Valley and Wine Bar 520-297-5775 bottegamichelangelo.com

BREAKFAST SPOT

6360 N. Campbell Avenue 520-529-5017 flemingssteakhouse.com

Grumpy’s Grill

2960 W. Ina Road 520-297-5452, grumpysgrill.com While Grumpy’s Grill is well known for its burgers, the American-style restaurant serves a solid breakfast menu. With a variety of sweet and savory options, Grumpy’s offers omelets, pancakes and French toast, breakfast sandwiches and a la carte favorites. With many daily and weekly specials, the restaurant encourages people with it slogan, “Don’t Be Grumpy, Eat Out Often!”

READER RECOMMENDED First Watch Bisbee Breakfast Club

Multiple locations firstwatch.com

Multiple locations bisbeebreakfastclub.com

GOURMET FOOD STORE

AJ’s Fine Foods Multiple locations ajsfinefoods.com

Since 1985, AJ’s Fine Foods is dedicated to offering gourmet foods throughout Tucson and metro Phoenix. Shoppers can find chef-prepared meals, gourmet sandwiches and wraps, cakes, sushi, hand-tossed pizzas and made-to-order barbecue meals. It also has a selection of flowers, plants and gift items.

READER RECOMMENDED Trader Joe’s Sprouts Farmers Market

PIZZA

Multiple locations traderjoes.com

Brooklyn Pizza Company 534 N. Fourth Avenue 520-622-6868 brooklynpizzacompany.com

Multiple locations sprouts.com

Fresh Baked, Hand Tossed, Solar Powered Pizza

Known for its hand-tossed pies, Brooklyn Pizza Company is a Fourth Avenue staple. Since 1996, the joint has strived to put classic New York-style pizzas in the hands of Tucsonans. Its build-your-own pizzas are made with high-quality ingredients, but even a cheese slice is enough to tell you what Brooklyn Pizza is all about.

READER RECOMMENDED Rocco’s Little Chicago Rosati’s Pizza

2707 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-321-1860 roccoslittlechicago.com

2944 W. Ina Road, 520-531-1100 myrosatis.com/tucsonina 12152 N. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard 520-229-0083 myrosatis.com/orovalley

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534 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705 | (520) 622-6868 | brooklynpizzacompany.com

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SEAFOOD

SUSHI

Kingfisher Bar and Grill

Sushi on Oracle

6449 N. Oracle Road 520-297-3615 facebook.com/sushionoracle

2564 E. Grant Road 520-323-7739 kingfishertucson.com Kingfisher Bar and Grill is known as a spot to celebrate special occasions but also offers a warm, comfortable environment to gather with friends and family members. The restaurant is committed to providing a range of flavorful seafood options, such as New England clam chowder, baked oysters Rockefeller, scallop and shrimp ceviche, seasonal oysters, a smoked fish dip, steamed mussels and crabs, lobster rolls, fish and chips, a sea bass tostada, seafood enchiladas, and grilled fish sandwiches and salmon melts. Guests can try different wines, spirits, specialty cocktails, beers and coffee blends.

READER RECOMMENDED Mariscos Chihuahua Angry Crab Shack 1009 N. Grande Avenue 520-623-3563 mariscoschihuahua.com

Multiple locations angrycrabshack.com

A cozy, intimate Japanese restaurant, Sushi on Oracle offers dine-in and take-out options. Its menu features sushi assortments and combinations, noodle soups, teriyaki and tempura entrees, cutlets and sashimi. Guests can also choose from appetizers such as gyoza, tempura, tofu, softshelled crabs and calamari, as well as different salad options.

READER RECOMMENDED Mr. An’s Sushi Garden

6091 N. Oracle Road 520-797-0888 mrantucson.com

Multiple locations sushigarden.com

HEALTHY FOOD STORE

Trader Joe’s

Multiple locations traderjoes.com

STEAKHOUSE

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar 6360 N. Campbell Avenue 520-529-5017 flemingssteakhouse.com

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar offers the right ambiance for hosting business dinners or going out on a date night. Its menu features prime steak options, such as filet mignon and ribeye, as well as seafood and plant-based menu items. While dining indoors or on the outdoor patio, guests can try sweet chili calamari, seared pork belly, ahi tuna poke stacks, beer carpaccio, lobster bisque, strawberry fennel salad, maitake mushrooms, truffle-poached lobster, Chilean sea bass, roasted portobello and cauliflower steak, Diablo shrimp or French onion soup. The wine menu includes sparkling, white, chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet and merlot wines.

The Trader Joe’s reputation precedes itself with creative groceries and snacks, low prices and Hawaiian-clad staff. The chain also stocks a large supply of organic ingredients and meals for all occasions. Trader Joe’s has four locations across the Tucson metro and features everything from family fridge essentials to super party items.

READER RECOMMENDED Food Conspiracy Co-Op Sprouts 412 N. Fourth Avenue 520-624-4821 foodconspiracy.coop

Multiple locations sprouts.com/store/az/tucson

READER RECOMMENDED Charro Steak & Del Rey Li’l Abner’s Steakhouse 188 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-485-1922 charrosteak.com

8501 N. Silverbell Road 520-744-2800 lilabnerssteakhouse.com

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BAKERY

Barrio Bread

18 S. Eastbourne Avenue 520-327-1292 barriobread.com With a passion for “ARTisan loaves,” Barrio Bread balances a passion for baking with a commitment to the community it serves. Owner Don Guerra was voted one of the top 10 bakers in America by Dessert Professional magazine and has gained recognition from food organizations throughout the United States. Since 2009, Guerra and his team have continued to bake passion and community in every crumb.

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READER RECOMMENDED Village Bake House Beyond Bread 7882 N. Oracle Road 520-531-0977 villagebakehouse.com

Multiple locations beyondbread.com


DELIVERY

TACOS

Brooklyn Pizza Company

534 N. Fourth Avenue 520-622-6868, brooklynpizzacompany.com

10290 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-419-0484, https://rb.gy/6vnph

At Brooklyn Pizza Company, pizza is made a little differently. It is prepared using solar energy from over 300 solar panels, located on the rooftop. Visitors can expect hand-tossed and freshly made pizza, prepared using a family recipe. The menu includes whole and slice options, with meat and veggie choices such as eggplant, feta, basil, potato and meatballs. The restaurant also has calzones, sandwiches, gelato, sorbetto, hot wings and pastas on its menu. On Fridays and Saturdays, slices are available until 2:30 a.m. The location delivers to residences, hotels, apartments, businesses and schools.

READER RECOMMENDED Baggin’s Gourmet Sandwiches Golden Dragon 4645 S. Contractors Way 520-325-1860 bagginsgourmet.com

READER RECOMMENDED Street Taco and Beer Co.

Taco Stop

Multiple locations goldendragontucson.com

Taco Stop balances a classic street vendor service with tasty tacos and treats. Usually located near the Circle K on Speedway, the vendor is in touch with the community and moves across Tucson to cater events and celebrations. Stacked with traditionals, fusions and vegan options, Taco Stop is a mouthwatering journey through Mexican food heaven.

58 W. Congress Street, 520-269-6266 facebook.com/streetoncongress

Seis Kitchen (TIE)

1765 E. River Road, 520-612-7630 130 S. Avenida del Convento, 520-622-2002

El Molinito (TIE)

Multiple locations, el-molinito.com

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CATERING

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BrushFire BBQ Co.

4 520.419.0ay48 Blvd

Multiple locations brushfirebbq.com

10290 E Speedw

BrushFire BBQ Co. started in 2007 with an 18-seat restaurant and has grown into a chain with multiple locations. It is known for its original recipe for mesquite- and pecan-smoked meats. The restaurant sources local meats from Arizona and offers made-from-scratch sauces. It offers a range of catering options, including packages with smoked meats or ribs, smoked meats, sticky and baby back ribs, fresh breads, side dishes such as sweet potatoes or coleslaw, desserts such as cobbler or brownie swirl bread, and drinks by the gallon such as lemonade or prickly pear tea.

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READER RECOMMENDED El Molinito Kiss of Smoke BBQ

Multiple locations el-molinito.com

663 S. Plumer Avenue 520-270-7917 kissofsmokebbq.com

BARBECUE BrushFire BBQ Co. Multiple locations brushfirebbq.com

BrushFire BBQ Co. started in 2007 with an 18-seat restaurant and has grown into a chain with multiple locations. It is known for its original recipe for mesquite- and pecan-smoked meats. The restaurant sources local meats from Arizona and offers made-from-scratch sauces. Its menu includes a range of sandwich choices, including pork, brisket, turkey, smoked turkey, meatloaf, mild or hot sausage, grilled pork belly and prime rib.

All Occasions All Sizes

READER RECOMMENDED

Ken’s Hardwood Barbecue

5250 E. 22nd Street 520-745-4746 kenshardwoodbbq.com

Holy Smokin’ Butts BBQ (TIE)

6940 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-329-3088 holysmokinbutts.com

Smokey Mo (TIE) 2650 N. First Avenue 520-203-8250 smokeymo.com

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fun & entertainment

CASINO

Desert Diamond Casinos

PLACE TO ESCAPE THE HEAT Mount Lemmon 520-749-8700 visitarizona.com

At over 9,000 feet, Mount Lemmon is the tallest point on the Santa Catalina Mountains. It’s one of Arizona’s most famous sky islands, with plenty of hiking trails and outdoor attractions in the cool air of high elevation. Stop by the town of Summerhaven for a row of quirky gift shops and the Mount Lemmon Cookie Cabin, home of chocolate chip cookies the size of your head.

7350 S. Nogales Highway 1-866-332-9467 ddcaz.com

READER RECOMMENDED Pinetop

Desert Diamond Casinos boasts highclass slot machines and table games, along with sports betting kiosks peppered throughout. Enjoy a luxury suite with a pool and fitness center, or catch a show or event listed on its bustling activities calendar.

928-368-8696 pinetoplakesideaz.gov

READER RECOMMENDED Casino del Sol Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

Bisbee

5655 W. Valencia Road 1-855-765-7829 casinodelsol.com

478 N. Dart Road 520-432-3554 discoverbisbee.com

5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler 1-800-946-4452 playatgila.com

PARK

HIKING AREA

Sabino Canyon

Catalina State Park

5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road 530-749-8700, fs.usda.gov

11570 N. Oracle Road 520-628-5798 azstateparks.com/catalina

Nestled between the Catalina Mountains, Sabino Canyon is one of Tucson’s most popular hiking destinations — and for good reason. The recreational area has a variety of trails for all levels, including paved paths and rock scrambles. Enjoy a cool dip in the Canyon’s Seven Falls, a series of waterfalls.

Catalina State Park is the home of more than 5,000 saguaros and desert plants. The area also includes 5,500 acres of foothills and canyons open to the public for camping, hiking, cycling and bird-watching. The park is a snapshot of Sonoran Desert with manageable trails and friendly staff to help guide you through it.

READER RECOMMENDED Saguaro National Park Catalina State Park

West: 2700 N. Kinney Road, 520-733-5158 East: 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, 520-733-5158 nps.gov

11570 N. Oracle Road 520-628-5798 azstateparks.com

BOOKSTORE

4200 N. Campbell Avenue 520-724-5000 pima.gov

3482 E. River Road 520-724-5000 pima.gov

PLACE TO HAVE FUN

Bookmans

Reid Park Zoo

Multiple locations bookmans.com Bookmans is an Arizona bookstore that works with and in the community, providing not only a diverse selection of reading but weekly events at all its locations. The local chain is committed to fighting censorship, promoting freedom of expression and celebrating diversity through a collective love for literature. Bookworms and page turners are also welcome to sell their gently used books for cash at any Tucson store.

READER RECOMMENDED Barnes & Noble Antigone Books

5130 E. Broadway Boulevard, 520-512-1166 7325 N. La Cholla Boulevard, 520-742-6402 barnesandnoble.com 8 JULY 2023 • BEST OF LOVIN’ LIFE AFTER 50

READER RECOMMENDED Rillito River Park Brandi Fenton Park

411 N. Fourth Avenue 520-792-3715 antigonebooks.com

3400 E. Zoo Court 520-791-3204 reidparkzoo.org

This zoo is the place to go at any point of the year, with over 500 animals to visit and interact with. Along with enclosures and observation decks, the Reid Park Zoo schedules a variety of activities and events to the public. Try a Summer Safari Night for a mix of animals, food and live entertainment.

READER RECOMMENDED Gaslight Theatre Old Tucson

7010 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-886-9428 thegaslighttheatre.com

201 Kinney Road 520-883-0100 oldtucson.com


ALL PATHS LEAD TO DESERT DIAMOND

Tucson’s Favorite Casino An Enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

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PICKLEBALL

Tucson Jewish Community Center 3800 E. River Road 520-299-3000, tucsonjcc.org

LA Fitness

GYM

Multiple locations lafitness.com

Founded in Los Angeles, LA Fitness has expanded across the country, thanks to its multiuse, state-of-the-art facilities. The center is equipped with not only a weight room but a pool, spa and sauna. The gym also provides a wide range of programs and training to members, including solo and group sessions.

READER RECOMMENDED YMCA Tucson Jewish Multiple locations Community Center tucsonymca.org

3800 E. River Road 520-299-3000, tucsonjcc.org

The “J” has been considered a home away from home by many residents, regardless of faith or belief practices. Along with aquatics, fitness and community resources, the center serves pickleball on its three designated courts and even offers instruction and events to those interested in the sport.

READER RECOMMENDED SaddleBrooke One Udall Pickleball

64500 E. SaddleBrooke Boulevard 520-825-3048 saddlebrooke-one.org

7200 E. Tanque Verde Road 520-791-4931 tucsonaz.gov

GOLF COURSE BOCCE BALL

SaddleBrooke One

64500 E. SaddleBrooke Boulevard 520-825-3048, saddlebrooke-one.org

Saddlebrooke is the largest private active adult community in Southern Arizona and is home to a plethora of sports and recreation for its members. The community has designated bocce ball courts for any resident who has a knack for knocking opponents away from the prized white ball.

READER RECOMMENDED Udall Park Saguaro Buttes

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5825 S. Old Spanish Trail 520-647-0994 tucsonweddingsite.com

The Views Golf Club

1555 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard 520-825-3110 theviewsgolfclub.com The golf club lives up to its moniker, as it’s nestled right below the Santa Catalina Mountains. With a full 18-holes on almost 7,000 yards of green, The Views is a championship sports field elegantly crafted for all levels.

READER RECOMMENDED The Ritz-Carlton Oro Valley Country Club

15000 N. Secret Springs Drive 520-572-3000 marriott.com

300 W. Greenock Drive 520-297-1121 invitedclubs.com


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LIVE VENUE

Gaslight Theatre

7010 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-886-9428 thegaslighttheatre.com Gaslight isn’t just a theater; it’s a historic Western experience. The venue performs musical comedy melodramas six nights a week and five different shows per year. Ranging from Westerns to sci-fi and its famous Christmas shows, Gaslight Theatre will win your heart with its outstanding entertainment and mountains of free popcorn.

READER RECOMMENDED Rialto Theatre AVA at Casino del Sol

318 E. Congress Street 520-740-1000 rialtotheatre.com

5655 W. Valencia Road 1-855-765-7829 casinodelsol.com

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THEATER

RoadHouse Cinema 4811 E. Grant Road 520-209-2728 roadhousecinemas.com

RoadHouse has it all with 7.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound movie rooms, award-winning restaurant and diverse bar selection. The cinema provides a one-of-a-kind experience to appease everyone in the family, serving everything from gourmet popcorn to artisan gelato right to your recliner at the touch of a call button.

READER RECOMMENDED AMC Foothills Cinemark Century at Marketplace

7401 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-742-5050 amctheatres.com

1300 E. Tucson Marketplace Boulevard 520-622-8443 cinemark.com

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RIALTO THEATRE

PERFORMING ARTS/ THEATER

Rialto Theatre

318 E. Congress Street 520-740-1000 rialtotheatre.com Located in Downtown, Rialto Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The venue welcomes iconic names, bringing music and other entertainment that have pleased Tucsonans for almost a century.

READER RECOMMENDED Gaslight Theatre Fox Tucson Theatre

7010 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-886-9428 thegaslighttheatre.com

17 W. Congress Street 520-547-3040 foxtucson.com

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COMMUNITY

LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TOWN TO LIVE

READER RECOMMENDED Oro Valley

Tucson

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Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce

7435 N. Oracle Road 520-297-2191, orovalleychamber.com

Despite the fire that damaged its office in March, the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce continues to serve the city and its businesses with stellar service. Time and time again, the chamber is hailed as a well-maintained and -managed resource center for those working in the greater Oro Valley area.

READER RECOMMENDED Tucson Metro Chamber Marana Chamber of Commerce 212 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-792-1212 tucsonchamber.org

13251 N. Lon Adams Road 520-682-4314 maranachamber.com

NONPROFIT Lerner & Rowe Gives Back

2701 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix lernerandrowegivesback.com Lerner and Rowe Gives Back is the charity project of Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys. Inspired by the movie “Pay It Forward,” Kevin Rowe founded the nonprofit to assist families struggling due to the recent economic downturns and fund the community organizations that directly benefit them. Their main fundraiser in the state is the annual Arizona Golf Classic.

FUNERAL HOME Evergreen Mortuary and Cemetery 3015 N. Oracle Road 520-257-4831, evergreenmortuary-cemetery.com

READER RECOMMENDED I Am You 360

1181 S. Van Buren Avenue 520-372-2714 facebook.com/iamyou360

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Friends of PACC

4000 N. Silverbell Road 520-724-5900 friendsofpacc.org

Evergreen Mortuary and Cemetery is equipped with almost every product and service needed to mourn a lost loved one. From flowers and gifts to cremations and grief support, Evergreen works with clients to provide affordable programs without sacrificing quality and care for the deceased and their families.

READER RECOMMENDED Bring’s Broadway Chapel 6910 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-355-3872 bringfuneralhome.com

Desert Sunset Funeral Home 3081 W. Orange Grove Road 520-200-7010 desertsunsetfuneralhome.com


business & services

LAWYER/LAW FIRM

Lerner & Rowe

TREE NURSERY

1100 N. Wilmot Road 520-977-1900, lernerandrowe.com/tucson

Green Things

3384 E. River Road 520-299-9471, greenthingsaz.com Since 1970, family-owned and -operated Green Things has sold the best wholesale plants and patio art in the city. The shop also provides delivery and installation of many of its products, from fruit trees to cactuses and house plants to succulents. Green Things has also partnered with Green Lady Hydroponics to help Tucson residents with an interest in water-based growth.

READER RECOMMENDED Mesquite Valley Growers Rillito Nursery

8005 E. Speedway Boulevard facebook.com/mesquitevalleygrowersnursery

6303 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-575-0995 rillitonursery.com

Lerner and Rowe Tucson is a personal injury law firm that offers consultations 24 hours a day. It has bilingual staff and attorneys who are committed to making the process easier for clients. They practice in areas such as motorcycle and car accidents, brain and spinal injuries, slip and fall incidents, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, dog bites, injury from dangerous products and boating accidents.

READER RECOMMENDED Valentine & Valentine PC Rockafellow Law Firm 6831 N. Oracle Road 520-498-0088 valentineandvalentine.com

2438 E. Broadway Boulevard 520-334-1354 rockafellowlaw.com

VETERINARIAN/ HOSPITAL

Speedway Veterinary Hospital 3736 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-321-4235, speedwayvet.com

As a certified member of the American Animal Hospital Association, Speedway Veterinary Hospital operates with a professional and skilled passion for animals. While it offers basic health and dental exams, the hospital also specializes in surgical services with the latest technology in the veterinary world, including stem cell therapy for joint and bone damage.

READER RECOMMENDED Orange Grove Animal Hospital VCA Valley Animal Hospital and 3091 W. Orange Grove Road Emergency Center 520-877-2626 orangegroveah.com

4984 E. 22nd Street 520-748-0331 vcahospitals.com

PET GROOMING

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3906 W. Ina Road 520-744-1965, teddysdoghouse.com With 40 years in the grooming business, Teddy’s Dog House is like a puppy barbershop. It provides full grooming, including bath and brush, trimming, paw work, and expet services like dematting and tick/flea treatments. It prioritizes a connection with the community as an active member of the Marana Chamber and as a part of the National Dog Groomers Association of America Inc.

READER RECOMMENDED Sissy’s (TIE) Poodles & Pals Holistic Prancin’ Paws Pet Spaw 7350 N. La Cholla Boulevard 7850 N. Silverbell Road Pet Spaw (TIE) 6476 N. Oracle Road 520-297-7729 poodlesandpalspetspaw.com

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GOLF CARTS

MORTGAGE COMPANY

Golf Cars of Arizona

Nova Home Loans

Multiple locations golfcarsofarizona.com

Multiple locations novahomeloans.com

Golf Cars of Arizona is committed to helping customers to find the golf car that best suits their personal needs. It sells new, used and reconditioned golf cars, along with batteries and accessories. Customers can find golf cars for commercial and personal use.

NOVA Home Loans is a private mortgage lender that helps homeowners get the right loans for their needs. They function as a banker and broker all in one, and provide refinancing and purchasing options. They donate to community organizations, such as youth sports leagues, schools and charities.

READER RECOMMENDED ICON Superstore Coyote Golf Cars

10565 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley 520-544-5778 iconofaz.com

READER RECOMMENDED Sunstreet Lending Jamie Argueta, Altitude Home Loans

Multiple locations sunstreetmortgage.com

520-617-2918 altitudehomeloans.com

Multiple locations coyotegolfcars.com

TRAVEL AGENCY

READER RECOMMENDED Bon Voyage Travel

AZ Winery Tours

INSURANCE AGENCY/AGENT

7400 N. Oracle Road 520-201-6905 arizonawinerytours.com

Geico

Multiple locations geico.com

1640 E. River Road 520-797-1110 bvtravel.com

AZ Winery Tours takes travelers on a journey through Southern Arizona vineyards. Each tour includes roundtrip transportation from Tucson, experienced guides, and complimentary lunch and snacks throughout the trip. Enjoy the region’s vast wine selection with an iconic souvenir glass and without added fees.

Geico is more than its gecko mascot. It offers vehicle, property and business insurance. It also has life, travel, jewelry, identity protection, RV, personal watercraft, flood, commercial auto, earthquake, bicycle and pet insurance options. It makes working with an insurance company easier through its top-rated app.

Rocky Point Bus Tours/ Southwest Discoveries Bus Tours 3594 E. Lincoln Street 520-288-8630 Southwest Discoveries 7660 E. Broadway Boulevard 1-888-882-2282 southwestdiscoveries.com

READER RECOMMENDED Wendy Wise, State Farm Dawn Caffall, Farmers Insurance

1880 E. Tangerine Road, Oro Valley 520-544-2838 statefarm.com

15920 N. Oracle Road 520-825-7003 farmers.com

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AUTO REPAIR

READER RECOMMENDED Jack Furrier OOROO Auto Care Oro Valley Automotive 645 E. Vuelta Caminata del Rio Tire & Auto Care (TIE) (TIE) Multiple locations jackfurriers.com

Multiple locations oorooauto.com

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6300 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-499-1083, srgseniorliving.com

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6231 N. Montebella Road 520-500-8348 srgseniorliving.com

2221 N. Rosemont Boulevard 520-881-2323 handmaker.org

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Since 1963, Handmaker has built a tradition of caring. It is a special place where residents live fully at every level of care with a dedicated team of highly trained, compassionate professionals. Handmaker offers unique independent, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation each suited to individual life stages.

Call 520-322-7035 to learn more.


SENIOR MEMORY CARE

Brookdale Senior Living Multiple locations brookdale.com

Brookdale Senior Living offers different levels of care for seniors, including independent, assisted, memory care, skilled nursing, continuing-care and at-home care options. Its memory care facilities are geared toward patients with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. It helps to guide families through the process, sharing with them what to expect and how to prepare. The memory care units take a person-centered approach, with care that is tailored to individuals’ distinctive needs. The communities, which are set up to look and feel similar to a home, offer engaging activities for seniors.

Greentoes

READER RECOMMENDED The Forum at Tucson Mountain View Retirement Village

2500 N. Rosemont Boulevard 520-325-4800 fivestarseniorliving.com

7900 La Cañada Drive 520-447-4268 mountainviewretirement.com

NAIL SALON

Multiple locations greentoestucson.com

Greentoes offers a chic atmosphere that is laid-back and welcoming for everyone. The nail salon/day spa offers services such as manicures, pedicures, facials, massages, waxes and body scrubs. They work with environmentally friendly, vegan products. Guests can choose from a range of nail designs, including French manicures and nail art.

READER RECOMMENDED Amy’s Nail Salon Fuchsia Spa

12080 N. Dove Mountain Road, Marana 520-572-9999 facebook.com/amynailssalon2017

Southwest AIR CONDITIONER/ Russett 705 E. 17th Street 520-629-9676, russettsouthwest.com REPAIR SERVICE Russett Southwest has been serving the Tucson area and nearby communities for over 75 years. From the beginning, it was committed to values such as integrity and honesty and providing high-quality customer service. It offers heating and air-conditioning services, including maintenance and replacements.

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CARPET CLEANING Steam Smart Pro

7239 N. Camino De Oeste 520-397-3770, steamsmartpro.com Steam Smart Pro serves Tucson and nearby communities such as Oro Valley, Foothills, Marana, Dove Mountain, South Tucson, Sahuarita and Green Valley. Backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee, Steam Smart Pro cleans carpets, dry vents, tile and grout, upholstery and rugs. They are available seven days a week and have sameday service.

READER RECOMMENDED Carpet Police LLC Oro Valley Carpet Cleaning

FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES READER RECOMMENDED Michael Stromenger Edward Jones

Freedom Trail Wealth at Dove Mountain

12120 N. Dove Mountain Boulevard, Marana 520-612-7781 freedomtrailwealth.com Freedom Trail Wealth at Dove Mountain tailors its financial plans to individuals using a five-step process. Its services include investment management, retirement and legacy planning, and educational savings plans. It helps with investments such as IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s and fixed annuities.

10355 La Canada Drive, Oro Valley 520-219-5101 edwardjones.com

Fidelity Investments Multiple locations fidelity.com

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520-877-9300 carpetpolice.com

Multiple locations ovcarpetcleaning.com

RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

Amber Lights

6231 N. Montebella Road 520-500-8348, srgseniorliving.com Offering independent and assisted living options, Amber Lights is an active and luxurious, hacienda-style living community. The living quarters feature amenities for fitness, leisure, recreation and fun, prioritizing the health and happiness of all residents. Amber Lights also has a One-Day University program, which allows its members to take courses without leaving their homes.

READER RECOMMENDED Villa Hermosa SaddleBrooke One

6300 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-499-1083 srgseniorliving.com

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A1 Garage Door Service Multiple locations a1garage.com

A1 Garage Door Service offers comprehensive garage door services and products, including a 24-hour emergency service. They can perform panel replacements, garage door installations and repairs, water seals, garage door opener installation and tune-ups. They can also create garage doors tailored to a specific home.

READER RECOMMENDED Big Bear Garage Door Services AJ’s Garage Door Service of Tucson

16666 N. Columbus Boulevard, SaddleBrooke 520-204-7899

520-347-8647 ajsgaragedoorservice.com


Chase

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APPLIANCES

BANK

Multiple locations christiesappliancetucson.com

Chase offers a range of banking services, including checking and savings accounts, credit cards and home and auto loans. It has different financial tools designed to help customers, including goal-setting plans, an online education center and free credit score services.

Christie’s Appliance and Mattress Company Christie’s Appliance and Mattress Company is a locally run furniture company that has been serving Tucson since 1956. At the stores, patrons can find a stock of brand-name appliances, as well as a large assortment of Beautyrest beds. Their selection includes washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, blenders, coffee machines and garbage disposals. They offer services such as repairs, deliveries, installation and financing and lease-to-own options.

READER RECOMMENDED Wells Fargo Bank of America

Multiple locations wellsfargo.com

Multiple locations bankofamerica.com

READER RECOMMENDED Tucson Appliance Company Arizona Appliance and Home 4229 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-881-1207 tcacommercialappliance.com

4343 N. Oracle Road 520-795-4663 arizonaapplianceandhome.com

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15780 N. Oracle Road 520-982-9424 sonorandreamscapes.com

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CREDIT UNION

Vantage West Credit Union Multiple locations

Vantage West Credit Union is one the largest credit unions in Arizona but strives to invest in the local community. It works with business clients and members, providing checking and savings accounts, home and auto loans, insurance, credit cards, business loans and commercial real estate services. The financial planning helps those who are interested in investing their money, saving for retirement and managing their wealth.

READER RECOMMENDED Hughes Federal Credit Union Tucson Federal Credit Union Multiple locations hughesfcu.org

Multiple locations tucsonfcu.com

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Sun City Oro Valley is Oro Valley’s Fun Active Living Community

Sun City Oro Valley

ACTIVE LIVING COMMUNITY

1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard 520-825-3711, suncityorovalley.com

Sun City Oro Valley is an active adult’s paradise where high-quality fitness, art and leisure are within walking distance of the neighborhoods. Renowned for its countless clubs and activities, Sun City is conveniently located next to Catalina State Park and a few miles north of the Oro Valley Marketplace. The community is a vibrant hub for entertainment, recreation and fun for older adults in Southern Arizona.

READER RECOMMENDED Villa Hermosa

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6300 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-499-1083 srgseniorliving.com

Amber Lights

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BARBER

Canyon Del Oro Barbershop

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7864 N. Oracle Road 520-297-3855, tucsonbarber.com

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From your kid’s first haircut to classic senior trims, Canyon Del Oro is the local family barbershop. CDO specializes in men’s haircuts and beard trims, thanks to its expert and experienced staff of barbers. The barbershop also carries a $2 discount for seniors, first responders, military and children younger than 10.

READER RECOMMENDED V’s Barbershop Mike’s Catalina Barber Shop

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1805 E. River Road, 520-344-9712 5420 E. Broadway Boulevard, 520-203-7636 vbarbershop.com

16256 N. Oracle Road 520-780-6371 mikes-shop-tucson.edan.io

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Lerner & Rowe

1100 N. Wilmot Road 520-977-1900, lernerandrowe.com/tucson

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Lerner and Rowe Tucson is a personal injury law firm that provides 24/7 consultations with clients. It has bilingual staff and attorneys who are committed to taking away some of the emotional strife that comes after sustaining a personal injury. They practice in areas such as motorcycle and car accidents, brain and spinal injuries, slip and fall incidents, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, dog bites, injury from dangerous products and boating accidents.

READER RECOMMENDED Trader Joe’s Golden Goose Thrift Shop

Multiple locations locations.traderjoes.com/az/tucson

15970 N. Oracle Road, Catalina 520-825-9101 goldengooseaz.com


JEWELRY STORE

HAIR SALON

McGuire’s Jewelers

Gadabout Salon Spas

230 E. Wetmore Road 520-622-7532, mcguiresjewelers.com

Multiple locations gadabout.com

McGuire’s Jewelers caters to various occasions and patrons, with a selection that includes engagement rings and wedding bands, brooches, charms, baby gifts, earrings and bracelets, as well as clocks and barware. They offer a range of jewelry-related services, including appraisals, engraving, laser repairs, pearl restringing, engraving and repairs. On the McGuire’s Jewelers website, customers will find a diamond guide, with information on cuts, shapes, color and clarity.

READER RECOMMENDED Jared Trinity Diamonds and Fine Jewelry

Multiple locations jared.com

A nationally recognized salon, Gadabout Salon Spas has been serving customers in the Tucson area for over 40 years. Its professional team of stylists uses luxury products while providing hair, skin, massage and nail services. It offers an inclusive environment where people with different personalities and personal styles are welcome.

6070 N. Oracle Road 520-498-5195 trinitydiamonds.com

READER RECOMMENDED Circa 79 Salon 5185 N. Genematas Drive 520-825-0015 circa79salon.com

LOCKSMITH

KeyMe Locksmiths Multiple locations key.me

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1880 E. Tangerine Road, Oro Valley 520-447-5851 lewisandivey.com

KeyMe Locksmiths provide affordable prices, quick responses, flexible scheduling and quality customer service. They are skilled in car and home lockout assistance, key replacements and lock repairs and installation. For businesses, they can provide master key systems, smart locks, door closers, panic bars, safes, vaults and alarm systems.

READER RECOMMENDED C&S Lock & Security Andy’s Door and Lock Service 1435 W. Prince Road 520-888-6890 candslockandsecurity.com

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MASSAGE

Center 4 Self-Care

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3501 E. Kleindale Road 520-344-2529 center4self-care.com

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The center is home to expert licensed massage therapists with a passion for selfcare. It provides everything from massage therapy and acupuncture to energy healing and locally sourced, plant-based skin care.

READER RECOMMENDED Greentoes Massage Envy

529 N. Sixth Avenue, 520-777-6281 615 W. Roller Coaster Road, 520-329-8972 greentoestucson.com

Multiple locations massageenvy.com

Multiple locations, cubesmart.com CubeSmart offers storage spaces for items like household goods, wine, vehicles and business products. Their units are climate controlled and come in a variety sizes. The units can store cars, boats, personal watercrafts and RVs.

READER RECOMMENDED Life Storage Crown Concepts

Multiple locations ifestorage.com

3930 W. Costco Drive 520-900-7586 crownconceptsusa.com

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YOGA/PILATES/ ALTERNATIVE EXERCISE Tucson Jewish Community Center 3800 E. River Road 520-299-3000, tucsonjcc.org

Some of the Tucson Jewish Community Center’s most popular programs are yoga and Pilates. It has been considered a home away from home by many residents, regardless of faith or belief practices. Along with aquatics, fitness and community resources, the center schedules daily group sessions for yoga, Pilates and other alternative exercise for the price of an annual membership. Move and stretch your way to a healthier lifestyle at a local community center that prioritizes your health and well-being.

REAL ESTATE AGENCY/AGENT

Lisa Bayless

8540 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley 520-665-3004 longrealty.com/bio/lisab A native of Tucson, Lisa Bayless has been working in the real estate industry for 13 years. She is a full-service agent who specializes in the areas of Oro Valley, Marana and the Catalina Foothills. She works closely with clients who are buying and selling. She takes a personalized approach, being there for clients and answering the phone when they need her. She works with both parties in a sale to make sure the transaction goes as seamlessly as possible.

READER RECOMMENDED April Bidwell Lisa Korpi

7445 N. Oracle Road 520-839-9432 aprilbidwell.myrealtyonegroup.com

12080 N. Dove Mountain Boulevard, Marana 520-271-7159 longrealty.com/cms/bio/lisakorpi

READER RECOMMENDED Yoga Oasis 2631 N. Campbell Avenue 520-322-6142 7858 E. Wrightstown Road 520-322-6142 yogaoasis.com

REAL ESTATE TEAM

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The Golden Girls of SW Desert Homes work as a team to provide optimal service for clients Tucson, Oro Valley and Marana. They are dedicated to maintaining a strong code of ethics and providing innovative marketing. They do everything they can to maintain active communication with clients throughout the process. They provide services such as contract support, home professional referrals, appraisal packages and contract support.

READER RECOMMENDED Lisa Bayless Richmond American Homes

8540 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley 520-665-3004 longrealty.com/bio/lisab

3091 W. Ina Road 520-498-4112 richmondamerican.com

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PEST CONTROL

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Truly Nolen Pest & Termite Control

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When the yellow mouse car pulls into the driveway, you know your pest problem is solved. Truly Nolen is the world’s largest family-owned pest control company, providing pest and termite control services from several locations across the Tucson metro. With a variety of services and certified quality work, Truly Nolen will take care of any and all pests.

READER RECOMMENDED Pest Friends Termite and Pest Control Sherminator Termite and 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road Pest Control 520-999-2847 mypestfriends.com

1431 W. Ina Road 520-639-6555 sherminatorpest.com


HOMEBUILDER

ROOFER

Wildcats Roofing LLC

Pulte Homes

Multiple locations pulte.com

10625 S. Nogales Highway 520-906-5895 wildcatsroofing.com

Pulte Homes is one of the leading new homebuilders in Tucson. In Tucson and Oro Valley, it constructs new residences, which can be personalized with smart features and floor and kitchen plans that fit with homeowners’ lifestyles. It offers a design tool that lets clients

Wildcats Roofing LLC is a family-owned roofing contractor that offers professional and reliable roofing services for residential and commercial customers. It can assist with roofing repairs and replacements, and emergency roofing services. It is committed to being knowledgeable in different areas, including zoning laws and building permit regulations.

choose cabinets, flooring, countertop and other features. It is committed to building quality homes and offers a 10-year limited structural warranty.

READER RECOMMENDED Spencer Roofing LLC Ralph Hays Roofing

READER RECOMMENDED Lennar Homes KB Home Multiple locations lennar.com

9989 N. Clayton Road 520-616-0181 spencerroofingllc.com

Multiple locations kbhome.com

PLUMBING SERVICE

REMODELING

Cummings Plumbing Heating and Cooling

Classy Closets of Tucson 2010 Forbes Boulevard 520-326-7888 classyclosets.com

5141 N. Casa Grande Highway 520-333-2121 cummingsplumbingtucsonaz.com

Classy Closets offers the answer to any home storage question a Tucsonan may have. With a beautiful showroom in the heart of the city, the remodeling company specializes in home, office or business organization with its large selection of storage products. Classy Closets also offers a stellar financing option through the GreenSky Loan Program to add to its affordable, budget-minded options.

Cummings Plumbing Heating and Cooling has been operating out of the greater Tucson area for more than 35 years. It specializes in heating, plumbing and cooling services. Its plumbing services include drain cleaning and replacements, garbage disposal repair, toilet repair and installation, water softener fixes, toilet and faucet repair and installation, and leak detection and repair.

READER RECOMMENDED Pusch Ridge Design & Remodel Strongbuilt Enterprise LLC 12995 N. Oracle Road 520-425-0455 puschridgedesign.com

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2550 W. Poppy Avenue 520-887-3384 ralphhays.com

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7493 N. Oracle Road 520-780-8176 strong-built.com

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medical CHIROPRACTOR

Oro Valley Health and Wellness

11115 N. La Cañada Drive 520-505-0550, orovalleychiro.com For any ache or need for a crack, Oro Valley Health and Wellness has your back. Dr. Daniel Marsh and his team take a holistic approach to a patient’s health, analyzing full health history and performing neurological and nutritional examinations to cover the bases. It’s this commitment to an individualized care approach that puts Oro Valley Health and Wellness on top.

NEW CAR DEALERSHIP Jim Click

Multiple locations jimclick.com

READER RECOMMENDED Life is Good Chiropractic

Jim Click dealerships have been serving the Tucson area for over 50 years. They sell and service new and used Lincoln, Ford, Nissan, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep, Hyundai, Kia and Mazda vehicles. Their staff works with customers to find the cars that best suit their lifestyles and individual needs.

190 W. Magee Road 520-297-5433 lifeisgoodchiro.com

READER RECOMMENDED Chapman Tucson Larry H. Miller Dodge, Ram, Multiple locations Fiat Tucson chapmantucson.com

Fowler Chiropractic 7455 W. Twin Peaks Road 520-579-7906 fowlerchiropractor.com

Multiple locations larrymillerdodgeramtucson.com

MEN’S WELLNESS

Men’s Vitality Center

3395 N. Campbell Avenue 520- 216-7762 tucson.mensvitalitycenter.com The Vitality Center puts ease in a doctor’s visit for a range of medical health issues. It works to provide the best internal medicine, hormonal therapy and prescription drug withdrawals for all adults. The center’s goal is to be a friend to all their patients, not just friendly, to improve their services and individual care for those struggling.

USED CAR DEALERSHIP

CarMax

4755 N. Oracle Road, 520-917-6317 4030 E. 22nd Street, 520-477-3181 carmax.com CarMax helps customers buy a car that fits their lifestyle at an affordable price. With hassle-free service, a list of decent warranties and longer test drives, the dealership also attracts buyers with its low APR payment plans. CarMax also buys cars in any condition with same-day payment.

READER RECOMMENDED Tucson Wellness 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road 520-222-5425 tucsonwellnessmd.com

READER RECOMMENDED Precision Auto Sales of Tucson Jim Click 3602 E. Grant Road 520-795-3077 tucsonprecisionautosales.com

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Multiple locations jimclick.com

Revibe Men’s Health 310 N. Wilmot Road 520-514-6666 revibemenshealth.com


AUDIOLOGY

DERMATOLOGIST

Ironwood Dermatology

Clarity Hearing Aid Center

1735 E. Skyline Drive 520-618-1630, ironwooddermatology.org

5431 N. Oracle Road 5930 E. Pima Street 520-219-1151, tucsonhearing.com

Ironwood has some of the best licensed dermatologists, nurses and aestheticians. Committed to the highest-quality service, the staff maintains relationships with patients so they know their skin types and can adapt their skin care recommendations.

READER RECOMMENDED HealthySkin Medical & Foothills Dermatology & Cosmetic Dermatology Facial Plastic Surgery

5190 E Farness Drive, 520-293-5757 1595 E. River Road, 520-293-5757 hsdermatology.com

7418 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-731-1110, olsonandorlick.com

625 E. Wetmore Road, 520-500-1281 5350 E. Broadway Boulevard, 520-468-7672 miracle-ear.com

3275 W. Ina Road 520-230-3999 heroesofhearing.com

Pima Heart & Vascular

Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman and Hunter & Associates Eye Care

Multiple locations pimaheartandvascular.com

5599 N. Oracle Road 520-293-6740, eyestucson.com

The practice offers general eye care, surgery and glasses with experience and professionalism. For more than 30 years, the business has served the community with emergency eye care, LASIK procedures and cataract surgery. Its team of optometrists and ophthalmologists meets the eye care needs of greater Tucson with a well-equipped facility and up-to-date equipment.

READER RECOMMENDED Accent On Vision: Dr. Michael Zucker Eye Associates

6130 N. La Cholla Boulevard, 520-888-6600 5240 E. Knight Drive, 520-888-6600 tucson2020.com

HOSPICE

Pima Heart & Vascular strikes a balance of comprehensive comfort and care centered around its patients and families. With locations all over the Tucson metro, the clinic diagnoses, treats and manages a range of cardiovascular diseases and conditions. Pima Heart & Vascular is state-licensed and Medicare-certified to provide the best service possible to Southern Arizona residents.

READER RECOMMENDED Northwest Medical Center Tucson Pediatric Cardiology 6200 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-742-9000 healthiertucson.com

200 W. Magee Road 520-620-9898 tucsonkidsheart.com

DENTIST

Casa De La Luz

Zona Dental Group

7740 N. Oracle Road 520-544-9890, lhcgroup.com In all that it does, Casa De La Luz is person centered, quality focused and community minded. The facility employs the best hospice professionals to deliver quality and compassionate care, specializing in illnesses like ALS, cancer, HIV and stroke or coma. Casa De La Luz ensures loved ones are treated with the utmost respect as they enter their final stages of life.

READER RECOMMENDED Bristol Hospice Oshlyn Hospice (TIE) Soulistic Hospice (TIE)

5210 E. Williams Circle 520-300-9337 bristolhospice.com

READER RECOMMENDED Miracle Ear Heroes of Hearing

CARDIOLOGIST

EYE CARE

6843 N. Oracle Road 520-888-0099 accentonvision.com

Clarity Hearing Aid Center is an essential to those experiencing hearing loss and impairment. The center is operated by Jill Klein, an audioprosthologist and board-certified hearing instrument specialist with recognition as a National Tinnitus Care Provider, International Hearing Society member and American Brain Council member. Clarity Hearing offers quality hearing aids and repair service, along with musician earplugs and custom ear protection.

1870 W. Prince Road 520-795-3535 oshynhospice.com

2344 E. Speedway Boulevard 520-398-2333 soulistichospice.org

3971 E. Paradise Falls Drive 520-296-5801 zonadentalgroup.com

While a trip to the dentist may be nerve-wracking, the team of experts at Zona Dental Group ensure patients feel safe and secure with the care provided. They strive to balance friendly, compassionate service with the highest level of dental medicine. Zona Dental Group also provides regular specials, including its new patient special for an exam, X-rays and a routine cleaning.

READER RECOMMENDED Dr. Jaw Orthodontists Gladden Farms 747 E. Fifth Street 520-747-5297 drjaw.net

13455 N. Lon Adams Road 520-329-7456 gladdenfarmsfamilydentistry.net

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HOSPITAL/ MEDICAL CENTER

WOMEN’S WELLNESS

A New Creation Women’s Clinic

Tucson Medical Center 5301 E. Grant Road 520-327-5461, tmcaz.com

1801 W. Ina Road 520-293-1117 anewcreationclinicandmedispa.com

Tucson Medical Center is Southern Arizona’s preferred provider for all medical care, ranging from emergency to pediatric to specialist. TMC services the entire Tucson metro and neighboring rural communities with high-performance ratings in hip and knee replacements and colon cancer surgery. Along with operating in Tucson for over 75 years, the center also hosts the city’s first pediatric emergency department.

A New Creation operates as a full-service clinic and medi-spa for all female needs and a few for men as well. With a specialty in women’s health, the clinic offers modern approaches to aesthetic care, anti-aging and weight loss. A New Creation emphasizes an individualized approach, employing skilled and caring technicians who meet your needs at whatever stage of life.

READER RECOMMENDED Oro Valley Hospital Banner Medical Center 1551 E. Tangerine Road 520-901-3500 healthiertucson.com

Multiple locations bannerhealth.com

READER RECOMMENDED Roots to Bloom 3446 N. Country Club Road 520-907-9709 prenatalmassagetucson.com

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Desert Palms

Genesis OBGYN

7400 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-531-0305, desertpalmspt.com

6261 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-877-3800 genesisobgyn.net

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Desert Palms provides more than physical therapy. As a functioning movement studio and institute, the staff believes in an integrative approach to physical therapy. Desert Palms helps patients work through injuries and chronic illness but also offers yoga and Pilates classes, massage therapy and even nutritional guidance. These are only a few of the many services the institute utilizes to help patients maintain movement and happiness.

READER RECOMMENDED ProActive PT Tucson Orthopaedic Institute

Multiple locations proactivept.com

Multiple locations tucsonortho.com

URGENT CARE

Full Service Clinic & Medi-Spa • Hormone Therapy • Skin & Body • Women’s Health • Male Sexual Health 1801 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704

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Southern AZ Urgent Care Plus

Multiple locations southernarizonaurgentcare.com Known as Tucson’s next-level care provider, Southern AZ Urgent Care has many facilities that serve most of the city’s major neighborhoods. Each facility is equipped to serve the needs of the entire family, including children, with a variety of conditions. The medical provider continues to provide quality service and affordable care to those with nonlife-threatening illnesses and injuries.

READER RECOMMENDED Carbon Health NW Medical

Multiple locations carbonhealth.com

Multiple locations tucson-chs.inquicker.com


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ALTERNATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT Tucson Acupuncture & Wellness

282 E. River Road 520-849-9003 tucsonacupunctureandwellness.com

MEDICAL INSURANCE

Cigna Medicare

1-800-244-6224 medicareproviders.cigna.com

READER RECOMMENDED AZ Medicare Plans medicareplans.com

Optum Primary

Cigna specializes in helping retirees find a Medicare advantage plan across the country. With many options to get started, the company also offers step-by-step guidance on picking a plan that’s right for you. On top of that, it has no-additional-cost programs and services to help you get more from your coverage plan.

Multiple locations optum.com

With spotlights on CBS News, NBC, ABC and Fox News, Tucson Acupuncture and Wellness offers renowned, world-class service and integrative medicine. The clinic’s mission is to bring the highest standard of patient care to Arizona, and its technicians accomplish this with passion and heart. Tucson Acupuncture and Wellness provides a holistic alternative to medications, surgical procedures and other expensive health care.

READER RECOMMENDED Oro Valley Health and Wellness Pima Pain Center 11115 N. La Cañada Drive 520-505-0550 orovalleychiro.com

Multiple locations pimapaincenter.com

PLASTIC SURGEON/ BODY IMPROVEMENT Larson Plastic Surgery 7005 N. Oracle Road 520-447-1056 larsonplasticsurgery.com

Muhammed Khan

NEUROLOGIST

3838 N. Campbell Avenue 520-694-8888, https://rb.gy/1p2q1

Every year, Dr. Ethan Larson raises the bar for cosmetic care in Tucson and across the region. Along with aesthetics, Larson and his team are highly experienced in all aspects of plastic surgery, including defects that surface from trauma, tumors and a range of surgeries. He is also a certified member of the Board of Plastic Surgery and the Arizona Community Surgeons group.

Dr. Muhammed Khan is a trained vascular neurologist with experience in evaluating, treating and studying neurological diseases and conditions. He has trained in renowned institutions, including Harvard Medical School, the University of Rochester and the University of Massachusetts, and also works as a clinical assistant professor at the UA. With exceptional reviews from past patients, Khan focuses on being highly accessible and responsive to all of his patients.

READER RECOMMENDED Pima Neurology North Star Neurology 400 W. Magee Road 520-638-5553 pimaneurology.com

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7596 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-229-1238 northstarhbot.com

READER RECOMMENDED Hess & Sandeen Plastic Surgery Hurst Plastic Surgery 7436 N. La Cholla Boulevard 520-297-3300 hessandsandeen.com

6861 N. Oracle Road 520-770-8669 hurstplasticsurgery.com


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