Five-year-old Charlie McGeary’s hands grasp a water bottle filled with borax, and she carefully pours a few milliliters in a test tube. Today, she’s making slime, but organizers of the Maker Open House at Gangplank Avondale hope that one day she will use the same thinking behind making slime to develop a new computer or car or flying machine. Read more»
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Downtown is creating a home for the creative class. Co-working spaces such as Gangplank, Connect, Xerocraft and Maker House are popping up across the city center, laying the groundwork for a high-tech hub in the heart of the city, helping to retain those educated young people that were so eager to flee Tucson a few years ago. Read more»
Co-working space Gangplank celebrated their grand re-opening in a newly decked-out suite in the historic Pioneer Building downtown Wednesday night. The nonprofit's goal is to offer a welcoming and supportive space for community members to connect, generate ideas, and take successful steps towards their personal business goals. Read more»