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Find tastemakers, outfitters, and artists at Tacoma is for Lovers

August 16th, 2011 | by Katy Evans

The Tacoma is for Lovers fair has grown exponentially from a humble gathering of a handful of talented artists and crafters to a bustling, much-anticipated event featuring a rotating roster of dozens of talented local artists and hundreds of alluring, one-of-a-kind creations


Tacoma’s pace of culture: skateboarding

July 26th, 2011 | by Rebecca Solverson

Skateboarding has reached a moment of tentative yet official acceptance in Tacoma. On June 14, 2011 the City Council voted unanimously to reverse the ordinance banning skateboarding downtown. Incredibly, Tacoma is the first city in the nation to reverse such an ordinance, which was put in place decades ago to protect downtown properties from potential damage


Art and History Connect on the Prairie Line Trail

July 20th, 2011 | by Lisa Kinoshita

In June, urban planner Todd Bressi and the design team of Lucy Begg and Robert Gay (Thoughtbarn) held a lively series of speaking engagements in Tacoma on the public art plan for the much-vaunted Prairie Line Trail



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