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Born & Brewed Featured in Edible Baja

Born and Brewed Returns to Congress On Friday, nine breweries will convene at Hotel Congress to compete at the third annual Born and Brewed. By Nicole Thill For two years, Dragoon Brewing Company has held on to The Tucson Beer Cup, proudly displaying the massive silver chalice in their brewery as the reigning Born and Brewed…

Hotel Congress Donations Boost Women’s Foundation

Hotel Congress donations boost Women’s Foundation The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona has received more than $600 during the first half of 2014 through Hotel Congress’ Libation Donation initiative. The hotel creates a signature cocktail for a local nonprofit organization, which then receives a portion of the proceeds for each drink sold. The Women’s Foundation’s…

Hotel Congress’ Eleven-Page Spread in Edible Baja

Hotel Congress Breathes History Nearly a hundred years after it opened —30 under the ownership of Richard and Shana Oseran— there’s a little bit of Hotel Congress for everyone. By Lloyd Charles | Photography by Steven Meckler Article in Edible Baja IT’S A BUSTLING SUNDAY MORNING at Hotel Congress: The Cup Café is full of hungry diners looking to…

Hotel Congress Featured In Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race

‘ The second stop in The Great Food Truck Race brought the rookies to Tucson. Many of the trucks thought that going from Southern California to the Southwest meant it would be an easy transition, but that wasn’t the case for everyone. Those who took the opportunity to adapt to local tastes found the best…

Our Famous Bloody Mary Featured By Food Network

Welcome to Tucson: 10 Must-Try Mexican-Inspired DishesHere’s a guide to 10 can’t-miss Tucson dishes with a distinctly Mexican influence.  By Jackie Alpers Welcome to Tucson Tucson, Arizona, is famous for its Sonoran-style Mexican food. A college town located just 60 miles north of the Mexican border, and situated between Santa Fe and Southern California both…

Hotel Congress Featured in Canadian Film

There is such a unique and vibrant film community in our great country that is willing to push the boundaries and tell stories that fall into the incredible diverse nature of this land we call home. “Hotel Congress” which is a feature film that was developed from beginning to end with a mere budget $1000…

Hotel Congress Named A Sexy After Hours Hotel by Trivago

Leave your immigration reform issues at the door, grab a Corona, and get cozy on the dance floor. It’s as easy as that. Club Congress is one of those few hotspots in the great American Southwest where all political fanatics go to agree on one thing, as they raise their glasses to the resident DJ: Party on, Wayne! Party on Garth! You…

Hotel Congress The Downtown Connection

|sacbee.com|Sam McManis|Sunday March 9, 2014| “But the Hotel Congress, well, complex, you could call it, is the downtown nexus. Built in 1919 to serve passengers on layovers along the Southern Pacific Rail Line, the hotel used to be known as the last place famous gangster John Dillinger laid his head (Room 214) before being captured by Tucson…

Hotel Congress Named Crown Jewel of Congress Street

|washingtonpost.com| Terry Tang |Associated Press | February 27, 2014 | “Get your feet planted in downtown with a walk on historic Congress Street, where the crown jewel is Hotel Congress. Open since 1919, previous guests include notorious criminal John Dillinger and his gang, whose stay there in 1934 led to their capture. You can find a small…

Sir Mix-a-lot , Pinback , Yacht, Murs, IAMSU, Nite Jewel Plus more for March Radness!

Tucson Weekly Presents  SIR MIX ALOT, PINBACK, YACHT, MURS, IAMSU NITE JEWEL, PIG PEN THEATER CO, PAINTED PALMS, THE CASKET GIRLS, THe stargazer lillies and dott Sat, March 8, 2014 6:00 pm Rialto Theatre + Club Congress $15 advance TICKETS This event is all ages   SIR MIX-A-LOT Links Sir Mix-A-Lot parlayed a gonzo tribute…