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A Conversation with Kim: Tacoma, Homeownership, Gentrification, & Knowing Your Schools

A Conversation with Kim: Tacoma, Homeownership, Gentrification, & Knowing Your Schools

Kimberly Thomas, M. Ed. grew up in Tacoma, graduated from Lincoln High, and works for equity in education. She has a message for us! Brew a cup of coffee and sit down for a conversation with Kim. We’ll explore gentrification. We’ll talk about Kim’s mixed feelings about homeownership, and - on the lighter side- her favorite places in Tacoma.

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays 2.0

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays 2.0

Tacoma, Tuesdays, Trivia, Tacos, Talent. It’s the truth, there’s stuff to do, things to eat, things to drink. We have 15 of those things listed right here. You’re very welcome.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Have You Been to the Delightful Neighborhood Market?

Have You Been to the Delightful Neighborhood Market?

Meet this friendly market tucked on a North End block ready to serve up local Tacoma favorites alongside your basic corner store stock. Oh, and bring your growler!

This Weekend in Tacoma: Flea Market, St. Paddy's Day, Soccer, & A Sweet New Cafe

This Weekend in Tacoma: Flea Market, St. Paddy's Day, Soccer, & A Sweet New Cafe

Support local artists, makers, and bakers at the Fieldhouse Flea Market. Cheer for Tacoma's own soccer team. Visit the city's newest cafe. Celebrate St. Paddy with a music festival. This weekend is going to be so good!

Treasure Hunt: 2 Gems on Tacoma's Antique Row

Treasure Hunt: 2 Gems on Tacoma's Antique Row

Delve into Tacoma's Antique Row, a place where treasure is sought, surprises are found, where rare gems of days gone by will catch your eye and strike your fancy. 

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays

Out on the Town: Tacoma Tuesdays

Tacoma, Tuesdays, Trivia, Tacos, Talent, Ten - nope - Eleven things to do on Tuesdays in Tacoma.