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Stay Hungry, Stay Connected Influencer Dinner with BOCA Tacos y Tequila

Monday evening I hosted an influencer dinner at local restaurant BOCA Tacos y Tequila alongside the Chef/Owner Maria Mazon. Hosting a unique influencer dinner is something I have wanted to do for a long while now and I am so happy to have finally accomplished the first of many! 

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Tucson's First Local Food Court, American Eat Co. to Open Next Week

Less than twenty-four hours away from their family and friends soft opening and days away from opening the space to the public, Co-Founders of American Eat Co., Jesus Bonillas and Guillermo Gallegos, took the time to step aside from delegating finishing touches and being pulled left and right to give me a personal tour of what they have built - Tucson's first local food court!

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Chef's Pick: BOCA Tacos y Tequila

BOCA Tacos y Tequila made a big move when they relocated from their original Speedway location to their now 4th Avenue location! A much bigger home for BOCA has given Chef Maria Mazon more room to get creative and have fun with food. She shares with us some of her favorite dishes from her menu, thoughts on her recent relocation, and some personal food memories!

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A Historical Opening for Downtown Tucson: AC Marriott Hotel

Downtown Tucson's first hotel in 40 years opens its doors today after two years of construction and many years of planning. This AC Marriott hotel is eight-stories high and includes 136 rooms, a lobby bar, a 6th-floor pool deck, and retail space (to name a few). The design is a blend of AC Marriott standards with Arizona's 'Five Cs'.

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Chef's Pick: The Drunken Chicken

Chicken and waffles is officially a food option on the historic 4th Avenue in Tucson as of last month! The Drunken Chicken offers a simple, one-page menu with beer infused waffles and fun drunken syrups. Chelsea Blatt, Head Cook of the new restaurant, sits down with us and shares her favorite dish on the menu, as well as answers the five "Chef's Pick" q's!

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Tucson's March Against White Supremacy and Racism: A Reflection from Organizer, Billy Kovacs

Sunday, August 13th, nearly three thousand Tucsonans came together to march against white supremacy and racism in the wake of the events that occurred in Charlottesville. The initial organizer of the march, Billy Kovacs - community activist, local businessman, and 2018 congressman candidate - shares with us his reflection post-march.

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