Browsing the "Tacoma" Tag

Out, brief candle: Tacoma charter review in memoriam

June 19th, 2014 | by Daniel Rahe

The question of whether Tacoma is well served by a City Manager form of government is vital, and it surely will be raised again in the next Charter Review process; but if proponents of change were hoping to get more steam behind their cause in 2014, they were cruelly disappointed


Tacoma Gamers

June 19th, 2014 | by Scott Jobe

Being a newbie to gaming, I wanted to get some advice on what to look for while visiting Tacoma’s stores. I reached out to a few friends to find out what characteristics each store should have. Their answers were all the same: It must have a good selection of games, a passionate, knowledgeable, friendly staff, and a gaming event space


Parkland is (still) burning

June 13th, 2014 | by M. Morford

If you think the common attitude of most of the greater Puget Sound area (especially Seattle) towards Tacoma is a


On Fawcett

May 6th, 2014 | by Jeff Libby

Past Firehouse No. 1. Past the roughs in McCormick Park, shouting above the fountain’s rush. Past a marooned mid-century bunker


Why Poetry Needs Tacoma

April 17th, 2014 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Every month has its evangelists, spreading the good news of that month’s theme. April is National Poetry Month, and even


Kye Alfred Hillig’s Real Snow

April 10th, 2014 | by Daniel Rahe

Kye Alfred Hillig's third record, Real Snow, came out this week. All twelve tracks showcase his talent for evocative poetry, but it is not a record one would expect him to make


Wheelies: Northern Shapes

April 3rd, 2014 | by Daniel Rahe

Today, Tacoma's Wheelies released a video for their new song “Northern Shapes,” just ahead of a forthcoming debut record with Swoon Records


For the Love of Transit

April 3rd, 2014 | by Andrew Austin

A renewed discussion around the future of transit investments in Tacoma and Pierce County must take place, because our economic future depends on it


Shoes That Never Fit

March 20th, 2014 | by Daniel Rahe

I can recall in vivid detail the exact moment I became a believer in immigration reform



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