DOT approves 8 airlines for Havana routes

DOT approves 8 airlines for Havana routes

From Travel Pulse For the first time in a half-century, a U.S.-based airline has been approved to fly a commercial flight into Cuba. Eight of them, in fact. The Department of Transportation this morning gave tentative approval to eight carriers to begin scheduled flights between Havana and nine U.S cities, which could come as early […]

Patriotic tunes For July Fourth

Patriotic tunes For July Fourth

There are few things better than lying by the pool on a hot summer day with a cold drink and music blasting. But what should you play? Sure, you can turn on the radio or shuffle through your iTunes songs, but it’s Independence Day. Why not put on a curated list of patriotic songs for […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Nissan Titan XD new truck review

Eric Peters: 2016 Nissan Titan XD new truck review

By Eric Peters Straddling the middle is no easy thing – but that’s what Nissan hopes to do with its new Titan XD. It is tougher – in terms of the beefiness of its frame, the grunt of its engines (including a standard gas V8, with a turbodiesel V8 available optionally) and its ability to […]

Bob Garver: “The Legend of Tarzan” movie review

Bob Garver: “The Legend of Tarzan” movie review

By Bob Garver One of my biggest problems with “The Legend of Tarzan” is that it plays like a sequel to a movie that was never made. Don’t get me wrong, I’m aware that we’ve had plenty of Tarzan movies before and that many of them cover his origin. But we’ve never had a Tarzan […]

Google Maps releases two new updates for summer road trips

Google Maps releases two new updates for summer road trips

From Travel Pulse You need more than a bunch of snacks and a working air conditioner for summer road trips. You need a reliable virtual buddy riding shotgun. Google Maps is just one of myriad navigation apps that help you get to where you want to go. Thankfully, the app continues to evolve to meet […]

Arizona Theatre Company fundraising deadline extended with guarantee of $1 million

Arizona Theatre Company fundraising deadline extended with guarantee of $1 million

By SoAzNewsX Tucson business leader and Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) board member Mike Kasser will guarantee $1 million toward ATC’s $2 million fund-raising goal if an equal amount can be raised through the outreach effort now underway. As a result, the ATC Board of Trustees has extended the fund-raising deadline for this effort from Friday, […]

Eric Peters: The cost of the VW scandal… so far

Eric Peters: The cost of the VW scandal… so far

By Eric Peters The VW emissions “cheating” scandal has been below the fold for a couple months now, but the repercussions are beginning to hit home. Literally. At home. If you are among those who own a diesel-powered VW – whether “affected” of not – its resale value has dropped by about 20 percent, according […]

Fred J. Eckert: ‘Foreign Agent’ book review

Fred J. Eckert: ‘Foreign Agent’ book review

FOREIGN AGENT By Brad Thor Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $27.99, 435 pages Brad Thor always packs into his thrillers more fast-paced action and particularly clever twists and turns of riveting suspense than just about anyone else writing in this genre. He’s remarkably adept at keeping the reader on edge, wondering what could possibly come next and […]