How Does your Garden Grow?

Published on 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... Read More


Neighborhood Profile: Dome District

Published on September 13th, 2011 | by Alicia Wilkinson

Tacoma's Dome District is a transportation hub situated in the area surrounding the famous Tacoma Dome. Primarily seen as a starting point to go beyond Tacoma, many visitors and City residents alike might be surprised to find that this district is a destination itself... Read More


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A Must See: Parkland is Burning!!!!!

Published on September 9th, 2011 | by Jill Sanford

On September 15th, Fulcrum Gallery is opening its doors and presenting Chantry to Tacoma with an up-close-and-personal exhibit that promises to a memorable opportunity to experience these aggressive designs... Read More


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That Day: A 9/11 Remembrance

Published on September 5th, 2011 | by Lagusta Yearwood

Lagusta Yearwood, a vegan chef and chocolatier, originally wrote this piece September 10, 2008. Originally posted in 2011, Post Defiance again shares this work to commemorate September 11, 2001. As we think back on that day, now more than ten years ago, it is impossible to ignore the difference of our west coast experiences of confusion and menace to that of a New Yorker, struggling with the inconceivable and immediate terror and horror of the event. When we found Lagusta Yearwood's piece, we knew we were reading something important - something to return to year after year. Her perspective, her life, her age, all resonate, heightening our compassion and sadness for all that happened on September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 miles away... Read More


Tacoma Craft Beer Festival

Published on September 2nd, 2011 | by Daniel Rahe

The Tacoma Craft Beer Festival, now in its third year, celebrates our hometown's love of artfully-made beer on Saturday, September 3rd... Read More


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

Published on 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... Read More


Film Review: Another Earth

Published on August 16th, 2011 | by Raye Watts

Showing now at Tacoma's Grand Cinema. Another Earth is a film primed to usher the Donnie Darko generation into a sentimental middle age... Read More


Romantic Comedies – What’s to Love?

Published on August 10th, 2011 | by Katy Evans

There is a soft spot in my heart that compels me to watch Sleepless in Seattle whenever I’m channel surfing. I see this not as weakness, but as devoted appreciation for very specific components of successful Romantic Comedy... Read More


Board in the Grit: Skate or Comply

Published on 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... Read More


Tacoma’s pace of culture: skateboarding

Published on 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... Read More

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