In most major American cities, less than 20 percent of voters cast ballots for mayor, according to City Lab, and those who do vote often don’t represent the city completely. For example, City Lab also states that younger residents have lower voter turnout.
Tacoma resident Samantha is far from the only person to take to Point Defiance’s trails with a camera in hand, but she may be alone in bringing a bunny—decidedly not of the cottontail variety—along with her.
On November 11 the 2017 Winter Warm Up is set to kick off in Wright Park, but all the warm fall weather we’ve been enjoying means donations of winter clothing for those in need are down. Thankfully, there’s still time to help!
Have you ever met a mad scientist? I have. His name is Galen Turner and he builds neon signs at his workshop in Hilltop.
“It is the city's responsibility to preserve a place where the people can get recreation, where children from the congested districts can congregate without danger, and where mothers, nurses, and invalids can find a healthful resort during mid-day without being cramped for space or menaced by shows and their consequent temptations...
On first arrival to Tacoma, a new queer transplant might wonder what there is for them in a city not as well known as nearby Capitol Hill. How do you make new friends, find a safe space and support the community in this new city? Seattle has the hill, San Francisco the Castro, but is there a “gayborhood” in Tacoma?
Kira Fitzpatrick, the creative force behind Woodland Teatime, knows a thing or two about our beloved Pacific Northwest thanks to having grown up, "running around barefoot with moss and twigs" in her hair in the woods.
Turkey + rolls + mashed potatoes and gravy = food coma, not skinny jeans. Which is why we're making the argument to prioritize comfort over dressing to impress this Thanksgiving.
The sentiment behind the Tacoma-proud 253 Heart is simple. Conversely, the story behind it involves a graffiti trick, dumpster diving, and a guitar that's still rocking today.