After Surge South Tacoma generously supported the printing of our first hard copy magazine, we met up with them to talk about their new digs on the corner of 54th and South Tacoma Way.
Ever wonder what’s up with that square of manicured lawn at Wright Park with the fancy wrought iron fence around it? I’ll give you a clue; it requires a fair amount of hand-eye coordination, a desire for good old-fashioned outside fun, and a set of big, heavy balls.
Labor Day traffic sucks. Avoid the RVs, regular congestion, and I-5 chaos (screw I-90 too, while we’re at it) by taking the side streets and staying local. Here’s our guide to skirting the inevitable traffic nightmare and doing your long Tacoma weekend good and proper.
Brew Five Three knows the magic recipe for the perfect Pacific Northwest afternoon: beer, music, food, and fun.
There’s no denying that Stadium Bowl is the Granddaddy of all Tacoma stair runs. Among those intrepid souls who willingly put themselves through the ordeal of running the stairs at Stadium Bowl, there are none more hardcore than the racers of Unleashed at Stadium Bowl. Here’s the raw data according to the event organizers:
It’s no secret Tacoma is full of creative people making awesome stuff. The fact they all gather up in a beautiful old brick building on Pac Ave every month is not quite so well known, however.
There's no other 3/4 mile in Tacoma quite like the deceptively short distance it takes to run the stairs at Stadium High School—all 1,628 of them.
If the last time you visited Ft. Nisqually was on a fourth grade field trip, it’s time you got reacquainted. Summer is a great time to go, especially with all the events going on.
Every year on the second weekend in June, the small town of Lind in Eastern Washington triples in size and puts on one of the best shows anywhere around the Pacific Northwest.
Regardless of your personal beliefs on Bigfoot, the enduring legend can certainly draw a crowd. On May 10th the Washington State History Museum held the second of their 2018 History After Hours events.
Last November, an electrical fire ripped through the center of the 90 year old building on 6th Ave. that had been the home of Northwest Costume since 1982. Most of the costumes were damaged or destroyed and the business has been closed since then.
Historic Preservation Month began on May 1st with a proclamation by Mayor Woodards during a city council meeting. The real kickoff party was a few days later though on the 5th when Earthwise Architectural Salvage held a handmade craft fair and salvage sculpture competition.