Video: A 2:53 Update On Point Defiance Construction

Head down to the Point Defiance area and you’ll find construction happening all over the place. Between multiple projects going on at the zoo and aquarium, and a major overhaul of the Point Defiance/Ruston connection (more below) there’s plenty to see. That’s why Reddit user SummitDweller took his drone out to capture the progress recently—and what…

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Wright Park Past, Present and Future: Behind the Scenes of One of Tacoma’s Most Beloved Parks

“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 to spend their spare…

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Outdoor Boudoir: More than One Type of Bunny to Be Found on Point Defiance’s Trails

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. The 27-year-old creative force behind Skellington Artistry has begun taking boudoir to the outdoors, and the resulting images present…

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The Path Less Beaten Part 6: Kobayashi Park

Of all the trails in this collection, this one is probably the most well known. Nonetheless, you won’t find any useful trail maps online and the park itself is hidden in a neighborhood with no signage on the main road. The land was previously owned by the Kobayashi family who donated it to the city when they moved to Japan. The picnic shelters next to the parking lot are the hollowed out remnants of their home.

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