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An exterior shot of a 1949 Airstream at The Shady Dell in Bisbee. It is an example of one of nine trailers guests are able to choose from to rent.

They’re a piece of Americana, making their debut in the 1930s, the streamline design of vintage travel trailers holds a special place in southern Arizona. Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Jeff Rogers and Bruce Ash. Then, we had a preview of Tucson Modernist Week with Demion Clinco, who heads the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes of the Planetary Science Institute. Read more»

Old familiar signs and tattered murals gone, downtown's Chicago Store is getting a $200,000 facelift under a city program providing matching grants to preserve facades.

Long home to the Chicago Store, for years now the century-old building at Congress and 6th Avenue has looked anything but regal, with boarded-up windows on its upper floor and a deteriorating exterior. But now the building is getting a facelift thanks to a grant from the city’s Downtown Facade Improvement Program, which focuses on preserving historic buildings. Read more» 9

Demion Clinco, president of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation talks about the historical significance of a stretch of Broadway. Also, comet discoverer Dr. David Levy, and state Senator Al Melvin previews the 2013 Legislature. Read more»

An animated neon sign of a diving lady once graced the sign at left in front of the Starlite Motel along Main Street in Mesa. A group is raising money to restore the sign.

Before interstate freeways and TripAdvisor.com, this city’s Main Street glistened with neon to lure weary travelers to motels. Hoping to save what’s left of a bygone era and enhance the area, the Mesa Preservation Foundation is taking steps to keep the remaining neon signs aglow. Read more»

Interviews with the District 1 Board of Supervisors candidates: Democrat Nancy Young Wright and Republican Ally Miller. Plus, Demion Clinco of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation on historic neon signs, and sports columnist Anthony Gimino. Read more»

The Ghost Ranch Lodge was in the midst of renovations during last year's tour. The newly renovated motel is on among this year's stops.

The 5th Annual Historic Miracle Mile Open House and Tour kicks off Friday night with a sock hop and neon-sign lighting at Pima Community College's Downtown Campus. Read more» 1