Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

It’s a Tacoma neighborhood tour and independent bookshop crawl all in one (plus tips for where to stop for snacks and drinks along the way)! Support local shops and your need to read.

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Celebrate September - 10 Tacoma Events

Ready or not September is upon us and we have a list of 10 worthy Tacoma events for you! Something for cyclers, old-timey harvest fest enthusiasts, dog lovers, community activists, human rights advocates, beer drinkers, golfers, and anyone ready for a talent show gala on the waterfront.

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

Welcome to August - 21 Tacoma Events For You!

August has arrived. The final month of what constituted summer vacation when we were youngsters. Don’t despair. Just take each day at a time, and when the mood strikes, check our list of 21 August events all over Tacoma. Listen to music under the open sky, join the Native American Traditional canoe gathering, explore a street fair, or maybe enter a beard competition (seriously).

Historic North Slope Open House: Thursday, 5 - 8 pm

Historic North Slope Open House: Thursday, 5 - 8 pm

If the home you’re searching for is full of character and beauty, locates you in a historic neighborhood within walking distance of parks, cafes, restaurants, bookstores, and groceries, and even gives you garden space, then you’ll want to meet this Victorian on Thursday, July 26th.

5 Reasons We Love Tacoma Summers

5 Reasons We Love Tacoma Summers

Tacoma is home. Want to know what we love about the sunny summer months here? It’s no secret; check out our list with tips for outdoor dining, city beaches, the best nearby park adventures, and more!

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It's July in Tacoma - 15 Community Events You'll Love!

It’s July. What?! Yes, we can’t escape time moving forward, so let’s embrace it. Here’s our list of 15 July events all over Tacoma. Take a historical walking tour, celebrate the birthday of Tacoma's weirdest most beloved dive bar, enjoy story time with your kid, strengthen and focus with some outdoor yoga, or settle in for live music in the park. Or don’t. You’ll be just fine.

Tacoma Summer Markets

Tacoma Summer Markets

Summer is outdoor market season. Say goodbye to fluorescent lights, muzak, and plastic. Join the general delight created by people selling directly to people with dogs, strollers, weather, and live music in the mix. This is our list of Tacoma Markets (not just Farmers Markets, either!), plus 2 select out of town markets well worth a visit.

Downtown Open House: Sunday, 1 - 3 pm

Downtown Open House: Sunday, 1 - 3 pm

Looking for a home that puts you in the heart of the city near transportation, theaters, breweries, cafes, cocktail bars, parks, and museums? Get up close with this townhouse in the City Steps condo community this Sunday, June 24th!

Meet Kerri & Take On Human Trafficking With WA Trafficking Prevention!

Meet Kerri & Take On Human Trafficking With WA Trafficking Prevention!

Kerri shares Tacoma with the rest of us, and as the Executive Director of Washington Trafficking Prevention she’s helping to lead a statewide effort to fight and end human trafficking. Learn how you can recognize trafficking and how you can act to stop it! Also get a sneak peak about what she likes best about Tacoma…

What's Happening, Tacoma?

What's Happening, Tacoma?

Not as in “Oh no! What’s happening?” but as in “What’s going on around town?” This is our roundup of 15 super-duper-sweet happenings around Tacoma this June. You’re going to want to read this!

North End Rambler Open House: Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

North End Rambler Open House: Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

Looking for a bright, open, single-level home in the North End of Tacoma? This sweet rambler with its updated kitchen and bathroom and beautiful oak floors is ready for you! Close to 6th Ave and the Proctor District for groceries, coffee, shopping, and dining.

Proctor District Open House: Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm

Proctor District Open House: Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm

Searching for a home in the heart of Tacoma’s North End? The walkable Proctor District is top notch for small town living within the city. I’ll be here to help you meet the neighborhood and tour this home, listed by Anne Jones. See you this Saturday, May 19th!

Out on the Town: Tacoma Wednesdays

Out on the Town: Tacoma Wednesdays

It’s gonna be Wednesday all over Tacoma! From $1 tacos in the Dome District, to bowling lanes in the north and west, to cheap wells in the east, and blues on the waterfront, follow your inner compass, or our guide toward 15 Wednesday only destinations.

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

Lincoln Students Growing Life Skills, Community, and Lots of Plants Too!

It’s the Lincoln High School Plant Sale this Wednesday, May 2 - Sunday May, 6. Last week we visited Abe’s Golden Acres to interview Mr. Iverson and some of the LHS students working, learning, and growing at the farm. We were impressed and charmed. You will be too.

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

What's Happening? Tacoma Wayzgoose! AND...

It’s what? It’s Tacoma Wayzgoose weekend (we’ll explain). AND 2 more events you don’t want to miss (if you like dogs, plants, sweet people, or community togetherness).

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Tacoma Arts Like Crazy!

Thursday-Sunday it's all the arts in Tacoma! Literary readings, local makers, installations, performance, musicians, and you. It's here for you! Maker, Vintage & Fair Trade Pop Up Market, Creative Colloquy Readings, and Homecoming at Alma Mater.

Open House at this Bright Hilltop Classic: Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm

Open House at this Bright Hilltop Classic: Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm

Tall ceilings, bay windows, fir floors, and an open staircase preserve the historical charm of this Hilltop home. Come see for yourself this Sunday, April 15th. 

Second Hand Home: Habitat for Humanity Store

Second Hand Home: Habitat for Humanity Store

If you're into hand-me-downs, one-of-a-kind thrift store finds, saving money, and participating in a force for good in our community, then read on and make a visit to a Habitat for Humanity Store.