Browsing the "Recreation" Category

Be of Good Cheer

November 18th, 2011 | by Katy Evans

A few of Tacoma's upcoming holiday events are too exciting to ignore and have my set my jingle bells a-jangling; my tinsel a-twisting? My carols boisterously harmonizing? My snowflakes flurry-ing


Fall In Tacoma

November 8th, 2011 | by Alicia Wilkinson

Take a tour of Tacoma's changing colors and seasons with Post Defiance. Photographs of an autumnal Tacoma taken by Alicia Wilkinson provide a window onto the brilliant hues and sunshine even if you are stuck in a dismal cubicle during our waning daylight hours


Cyclocross: More Cowbell!

October 3rd, 2011 | by Jeff Evans

For a majority of cyclists in the Pacific Northwest, that means the return of the rainy season and time to get the fenders, gloves, booties, and various wet weather gear that makes the winter months bearable. But Cyclocross - a unique sport that fills the winter cycling void for many enthusiasts - offers a reason to look forward to the colder months


How Does your Garden Grow?

September 13th, 2011 | by Kate Albert Ward

Take a stroll with Kate Albert Ward through a secret garden. Also, explore urban gardening with Ms. Kale and Mr. Collard Greens


Board in the Grit: Skate or Comply

July 26th, 2011 | by Darren Brewster

Last month I was stopped literally just outside my place of residence by a security guard. Apparently, the method of transportation I was enjoying was not permitted in that area and I was asked to halt my activity immediately


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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