Browsing the "Wright Park" Tag

Humble altars everywhere

June 9th, 2015 | by Katy Evans

Our town is filled with secret and not so secret places where I can reliably make the mundane sacred; where I can, dare I say, transcendentally shake off the stress. (Which basically means I compiled a list of things I like to eat and look at.) Here are 20 places I go or things I do in Tacoma to feel less stressed; to shake off a pervasive headache; to reset; really, to just try to be a better, kinder, more considerate person

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

Hootenanny Party Planning with Post Defiance

June 7th, 2013 | by Editorial Staff

Anniversary party planning is in full swing and we need your input, Tacoma. What do you want to sing with us? Fill out our survey and we will do our best to put together a festive outdoor opportunity for all of us to sing the top ten

Our Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum: hidden treasure or wasted opportunity?

November 22nd, 2011 | by Kate Albert Ward

Is it possible to be appreciative and critical at the same time? The Tacoma Karpeles Manuscript Library has a rich story to tell and provides access to fascinating periods of our past completely free of charge, and yet, I still get this feeling that the relationship between the museum and the Tacoma community has not been fully realized. This year marks the twenty-year anniversary of the Karpeles'-- perhaps it's time to address some of these concerns

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