Browsing the "Recreation" Tag

Learning to love the Cross Orbweaver Spider

September 1st, 2015 | by Katy Evans

As commonplace in Northwest fall as clouds, the Cross Orbweaver spider (Araneus diadematus) takes up residence for the season, their pervasive webs stringing across windows, from tree to tree, from dahlia to chrysanthemum. But what are these guys really about? Is there more to this web spinner than meets the eye


Roll a bowl with the Tacoma Lawn Bowling Club

July 29th, 2013 | by Katy Evans

Lawn bowling in Tacoma has an illustrious history but it's safe to say most Tacomans aren’t sure what actually happens on that beautiful playing green twinkling on the south side of Wright Park


Add zip to gray Fall days at Northwest Trek

October 12th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

Zip Wild at Northwest Trek is made up of four different challenge courses designed to cater to multiple abilities and comfort levels. The experience is more than just the exhilarating thrill of speeding through the trees: it treats the zip lines as rewards once you've accomplished the barrier challenges in between. And somehow, this made the zip line elements all the more exciting.



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