There’s something uniquely attractive about old neon signs. Even when they’re rusty and busted, they retain a spirit of Americana that you just don’t come across very often outside of ‘50s diners and tattoo parlors.
There’s something up with Tacoma’s streets, and I don’t mean the pot holes.
l Green started making knives around 2012 after falling down a Youtube rabbit hole of bushcraft videos. He found he had most of the necessary tools in his garage so he got some steel and tried making a knife based on a video he saw. It turned out terrible.
A century ago, Tacoma’s waterfront was a nearly unbroken string of lumber mills. The city was home to at least 38 of them, together churning out 100 million board feet of lumber every day.
Tacoma is home to some of the oldest homes and buildings in Western Washington. It’s also a hotbed of real estate activity. It’s hard to drive anywhere in the city, especially in the North End, without seeing evidence of remodeling, house flipping, or demolition.
If you’ve always wanted to take a trip to Vashon Island to see the famous bike in a tree but just don’t care enough to pay the $18 ferry fare, worry not. There’s a much closer—albeit less romantic—local substitute.
It’s not very often that one looks at a map upside down. If you did though, you might notice that our lovely City of Destiny bears a remarkable resemblance to...
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.
It is a crisp fall day in Kobayashi Park. The trees that form a canopy over the rushing waters where Leach Creek flows into Chambers Creek are changing colors and yellow leaves blanket the trail.
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.
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.
A meat-eater and a vegetarian walk into Rhein Haus Tacoma's bar. The pair, who've been friends for a decade, slide into a booth and admire the soft glow of the establishment's holiday lights.