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  • 12 Murals to See in Downtown Tucson

    These 12 murals make you happy to be in Downtown Tucson Local Tucsonans know – and visitors to Tucson quickly discover – Tucson is brimming with wonderful, fantastic murals. In this article I share a selection of my photos of murals from more than a dozen different artists: Ignacio Garcia, Rock Martinez, Cristina Perez, Fin […]

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  • shopping womens clothing Tucson 2019 downtown Visit Tucson – Shopping Downtown Tucson

    Shopping in downtown Tucson! According to InStyle Magazine, Tucson is one of the top 10 U.S. travel destinations because Tucson has so much to see and do! After you’ve taken in the gorgeous Saguaro National Park, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Musuem, and the Tucson Botanical Gardens, you will want to go shopping.  I recommend shopping in […]

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  • shopping faces on Tucson's Fourth Avenue underpass Best Places To Shop on Tucson’s Fourth Avenue

    Shop Independent Locally-Owned Boutiques For Unique Clothing And Gifts Historic Fourth Avenue is a great Tucson destination for walking, shopping, dining, and people watching! The entire shopping area is just under one mile. Whether you live in Tucson and are shopping Small Business Saturday, or you are visiting our fine city for the Gem Show, […]

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  • lovers lock heart in front of Antigone Books on Fourth Avenue Best Places To Eat on Tucson’s Fourth Avenue

    Three Favorite Pizza Places on Fourth Avenue You will get hungry while shopping and walking along Fourth Avenue!  Here is what we found. Magpies Gourmet Pizza Laura and I were introduced to Magpies Gourmet Pizza when we first moved to Tucson.  Magpies is a major part of the Tucson community, giving back by sponsoring and […]

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  • Local designers inspire eco-conscious trends

    In the September issue, Green Living AZ Magazine’s Laura Madden interviews three local designers about the fight against fast fashion, their inspiration, and eco-conscious trends. Laura Tanzer talks about “conscious consumption“. Marisa Mike advocates growing and raising your own food as much you can. Ruby Farias talks about reducing unnecessary waste at home. Finding Your One […]

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  • artisan showcase Artisan Showcase Thursday October 18: Marianne Bernsen and Lisa Scadron

    Lisa Scadron Encouraged by her parents and grandfather, a painter, Lisa Scadron began oil painting lessons at the age of eight and has been making art ever since. She has exhibited in the U.S. and internationally. Since 2008, she divides her time between Tucson, Arizona and Mumbai, India. A native of Tucson, Lisa grew up [...] Continue Reading
  • Winner of Best Local Clothing Designer: Laura Tanzer

    TUCSON, ARIZONA November 2017 ❤️ Thank you Tucson and everyone who voted! ❤️ We’re proud to win the Tucson Weekly’s 2017 Best Of Tucson – Local Clothing Designer award! Laura Tanzer makes modern clothing for women with a focus on quality of style, materials, construction, and fit. Our focus on quality means we make clothing […]

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  • Tucson Open Studio Tour 2017

    This new configuration of a two weekend Open Studio Tour is a lovely a new paradigm. Since I participate in the Open Studio, I never get to go to other artists’ studios. This year I was able to! The first weekend, Sept 30 and Oct 1, was the “North of River Road” tour. Next weekend, […]

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  • Phoenix: Summer Sunday Soiree at Kiss Me Kate

    We are delighted to invite you to our Sunday Ice Cream Soiree at Kiss Me Kate to ring in this year’s Summer Solstice. Please join us this Sunday, June 25th from 2-4, for an afternoon of shopping as you cool down with some yummy treats, and be one of the first to preview the Laura […]

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  • Three Ways to Dress for a Fundraiser Event

    OMG! How should I dress for my upcoming fundraiser??!! If you are anything like me, you have this ‘fashion angst’ a few times during fundraising season. And now you are thinking, “She designs and makes clothes, she doesn’t have a problem!”. Have you ever heard that old phrase about the shoemaker’s children? Yup. That’s me. Making for […]

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