Monthly Archives: July 2012

Civano Celebrates 4th of July with Annual Parade!

Thanks for the coordination of Mark Levine and other volunteers, the 12th annual Civano Independence Day parade took place on the morning of July 4th. The unseasonably cool and wet weather made for a great turnout — one of our largest batch of paraders so far — and while […]

It’s Not Gardening, It’s Cactomania

By Scott Calhoun
Why cactus?
I tend to specialize in horticultural lost causes, and cactus are the outcasts and misfits of the gardening world. While I was photographing gardens around the U.S. for my book, Designer Plant Combinations, it occurred to me that most home gardens contain exactly zero species of […]

July 5, 2012|Articles|1 Comment|

Civano Celebrates 4th of July with Annual Parade!

Thanks for the coordination of Mark Levine and other volunteers, the 12th annual Civano Independence Day parade took place on the morning of July 4th. The unseasonably cool and wet weather made for a great turnout — one of our largest batch of paraders so far — and while […]

July/August Issue of The Town Crier Now Live!

The July/August issue of The Town Crier is now live at http://towncrier.civanoneighbors.com! It features a delightful mix of contributions, including editorials, reviews, community news, photo galleries, and much more:

Civano Celebrates 4th of July with Annual Parade! (with Photo Gallery)
It’s Not Gardening, It’s Cactomania
Bus Route Coming to Southeast Tucson in […]

Bus Route Coming to Southeast Tucson in August

By Pat Richter, Sun Tran

Sun Shuttle, the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) are working towards starting a new bus route for southeastern Tucson. The route will connect riders from southeast Tucson neighborhoods — including Civano and Sierra Morado — to UA Tech Park to the […]

July 3, 2012|Articles|0 Comments|

Wine Wisdom: The Myth of Cheap Wine and the Wine Container Quandary

By Jerry Walker

How Good Can Cheap Wine Be?

“How good can it be if it’s that cheap?” is one of the great questions about wine. The belief is that price correlates with quality. Prior to the wine technology and science we have today, cheap wines were really awful, but that […]

Waving Hello for a Friendlier and Safer Neighborhood

By Simmons Buntin

On the thinly paved roads of rural Oklahoma, it’s one finger raised from the top of the steering wheel. On the rolling oak hammocks of east central Texas, it’s a pinch of the hat brim in unison with a nod. In the sultry backwoods of Mississippi and […]

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