Browsing the "Recreation" Category

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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