When the folks from Hotel Congress contacted me several weeks ago and pitched Al's new CD and 20th anniversary wingding as a cover story, I told them I'd discuss it with Stephen and Jim. ("If you can put Jeb Schoonover on the cover, then Al certainly merits a cover" was how they phrased it, with no disrespect meant to Jeb.) Well, given Jim's aforementioned raving--and the fact that you can see Al's smiling mug on the cover--it's obvious that Steve and Jim thought Al would make for a fine cover story. Check it out for yourself, on page 20.
· Consider this a friendly heads-up about some upcoming goings-on that you should know about.
First up is the 18th annual version of that fall classic we call Best of Tucson®. It's coming together, and will hit the streets on Sept. 23. Look for it in four short weeks!
Second up is our annual Fall Club Crawl® (gosh, aren't ® symbols fun?), slated for Oct. 16. Mark your calendars; admission info is coming soon.