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2 backyard chickens in Tucson

Raising Chickens in Tucson – Something to Crow About!

“Reprinted from the Pima County Master Gardener Sonoran Seasons Newsletter – Dec 2019” Raising chickens in Tucson has become easier since the Tucson City Council, in a unanimous vote, approved an urban agriculture text amendment to the city’s unified development code in 2015. According to the Arizona Daily Star the amendment reduced barriers to raising …

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The Ott YMCA in East Tucson

Community Centers in Tucson: The JCC, YMCA, and Tucson Racquet Club

Tucson has quite a few community centers that offer exercise facilities, swimming pools, sports, health and wellness programs, recreation, a variety of classes, childcare, and more. Some of the popular community centers are The JCC, Tucson Racquet Club, and the YMCA, which I’ll be focusing on here. These community centers offer memberships to anyone in …

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Bicycles on the loop

Homes for Sale Near The Loop in Tucson

Live Near The Loop! Searching for homes for sale near The Loop is easy regardless of what side of town you prefer since The Loop goes through most parts of Tucson including Marana, Oro Valley, South Tucson, and unincorporated Pima County. Wouldn’t it be convenient to live near the loop to get more outdoor exercise …

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West University neighborhood in the second most walkable area according to walk score

Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Tucson

Get Walking, Tucson! Imagine waking up on a Saturday morning, walking to your favorite neighborhood diner for breakfast with friends, then stopping by the market for a few items, on the way home stopping by the neighborhood library to pick up the latest best-seller. And doing all that without a car. It’s possible with a …

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A Runner crossing a bridge at Sabino Canyon

Homes for sale near Sabino Canyon in Tucson

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Overview Situated on Tucson’s northeast side of town, Sabino Canyon is a popular recreation site for residents and visitors alike. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to own a home near Sabino Canyon? This outdoor oasis could be an extension of your front yard. Walking,  jogging, hiking, biking, and picnicking opportunities would be so …

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sculpture near Lakes at Castle Rock neighborhood

Sculpture near Castle Rock neighborhood in Tucson

The sculpture at Castle Rock If you find yourself on Tucson’s northeast side, you’ve probably seen a tall rocky sculpture on Tanque Verde between Catalina Highway and Houghton which is just outside of a gated community called The Lakes at Castle Rock. Officially known as the Water Tribute Sculpture, the twenty-foot high sculpture has a …

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3rd Street Bike Boulevard intersection near the University of Arizona campus

Homes for sale near popular University of Arizona Bike Boulevards

Are you searching for a home for sale that allows for easy biking to the University of Arizona and its surrounding areas? Biking is popular in and around the University of Arizona for several reasons: Our topography is relatively flat Our climate is typically mild and dry Parking near UA is very limited and requires costly permits …

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Premier Golf Neighborhood in Northeast Tucson: Sabino Springs

Tucson’s Sabino Springs is a beautiful neighborhood tucked into the Catalina Foothills in northeast Tucson. It has many amenities including Arizona National Golf Club, a restaurant called Wildcat Grill, a fitness center, pool, spa, activities, and 24/7 manned gate with a night roving guard. Arizona National is the home of the University of Arizona Golf …

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Mountain and lake view at Castle Rock

The Lakes at Castle Rock – Gated Community on Tucson’s NE Side

Castle Rock is a wonderful gated neighborhood on Tucson’s northeast side. This unique neighborhood features 14 lakes, a community center, playground, 2 pools, 2 jacuzzi spas, a sauna, parks, walking/jogging trail, playground, and fitness center all set in lush landscape. Private parties can be held at the community center, which also hosts several community events. …

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Skyline Bel Air Estates – Neighborhood Spotlight

About the neighborhood Skyline Bel Air Estates is a beautiful community located in the Catalina Foothills area of Tucson.  The area is known for its city and mountain views; with the Catalina Mountains just to the north. Homes are situated on large lots, located in a peaceful desert setting with plenty of native flora and …

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