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The Cup Café Celebrates 25 Years in the Historic Hotel Congress with a Party and a 25-Layer Cake

The Cup Café Celebrates 25 Years in the Historic Hotel Congress with a Party and a 25-Layer Cake   TUCSON, AZ (July 27, 2015) – The Cup Cafe is ecstatic to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary. While other cafes have had a home in the historic Hotel Congress, it’s the Cup Café that has made such…

INTERNATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED ICELANDIC BAND ÁRSTÍÐIR

  Internationally-Recognized Icelandic Band ÁRSTÍÐIR Make Their Debut at Club Congress   TUCSON, AZ (July 27, 2015) Not many bands can lay claim to the kind of dramatic career development as the Icelandic band Árstíðir as they were formed in the wake of the 2008 stock market crash and found themselves catapulted to the top of the…

Art In The Lobby – Employee Art Show

                                      A(r)t Your Service: Reboot 2.0 : Employee Art Show Exhibition Duration: July 22nd through September 2nd Artist Reception: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, August 8 Tucson, AZ (July 20, 2015)  After a brief hiatus, The Art In The Lobby and Cup Cafe of the historic Hotel Congress are bringing you art by…

Club Congress Wants Your Tucson Rock N’ Roll History for a Museum Commemorating Their Thirty-Year Anniversary

  TUCSON, AZ (June 8, 2015) Club Congress has been the epicenter of Tucson’s music scene for thirty years and they are celebrating their success by including Tucsonans and their rock n’ roll history. Their vision was to create an interactive community driven exhibit devoted to the music of the past half-century.  With the goal…

The Battle for the Best BBQ is About to Begin at Southern Arizona’s Inaugural Smokin’ Showdown

TUCSON, AZ (June 8, 2015) Let the sizzle and the smoke tantalize your senses at the Southern Arizona’s Inaugural Smokin’ Showdown benefiting the Steele Children’s Research Center. Nothing is more like summer than barbeque and the Hotel Congress has invited seven local restaurants to battle for the best brisket and title of Old Pueblo’s Pitmaster….

ART IN THE LOBBY – SALVADOR DURAN

What We Will Get By Salvador Duran   Exhibition Duration: May 27th – July 22nd Artist Reception: May 30th from 6 to 8 p.m.   The Hotel Congress Lobby Gallery is excited to host local artist and resident musician Salvador Duran. He will showcase his stunning painting series What We Will Get, which magnifies mourning…

Clooney Tequila Makes An Appearance In Tucson

Matt Russell, Special to Inside Tucson Business So there I was, enjoying a lovely Milagro tequila at El Charro Café earlier this week – reposado, of course – when I started hearing George Clooney’s name uttered all around me. I spun around looking for paparazzi in pursuit of the Ray-Banned man, but quickly discovered that…

Agave Fest in Zocalo

by Cristina Manos Mezcal is tequila’s cousin, made from the heart of the maguey plant, a type of agave native to Mexico. The spirit is called the “elixir of the gods” and Hotel Congress is getting ready to celebrate this Earthly gift starting at 6pm on Saturday, May 2 for the seventh year in a…

Roger Clyne’s Mexican Mooshine Tequila Comes to Agave Fest

“Salt and lime are not required,” Dee Felix says. By Kate Selby In 2004, a small batch of Mexican Moonshine was bottled for a test run at the Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers‘ Circus Mexicus music festival in Rocky Point, Mexico. All 1,000 bottles sold out over the festival weekend. A few years later, official paperwork…

Hotel Congress Wins Best Breakfast Dish at the Arizona Foodist Awards

Hotel Congress Wins Best Breakfast Dish at the Arizona Foodist Awards POSTED BY HEATHER HOCH ON FRI, APR 24, 2015 AT 12:30 PM Hotel Congress Have you tried this well-loved Cup Cafe dish yet? Last night in Tempe, the Arizona Foodist Awards announced their winners among the list of 2015 nominations. Hotel Congress’ Cup Cafe…