Tacoma’s 4th of July celebration returns to thrill the masses
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Tacoma’s 4th of July extravaganza will be back to thrill the masses again this year. The volunteers who are part of the non-profit organization that presents the annual Freedom Fair, its air show and fireworks over Commencement Bay, will not be stopped. They are not letting slow-to-materialize sponsorships and donations prevent the aircraft and fireworks from flying high into the sky.
“It is a decades-old tradition for thousands of people to stroll along the Ruston Way Waterfront among 200… Read More
Pierce County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help to find a burglary suspect who escaped on June 18. Detectives say Daniel Moore was being held for a competency evaluation at the Maple Lane School in Grand Mound in Thurston County when he removed a windowpane from a second story window and climbed out. He then scaled a fence surrounding the facility and evidence shows he broke into… Read More
Thea Foss Waterway was buzzing with activity all weekend, as people from far and near came to see the world’s largest rubber ducky and all the tall ships that floated majestically on the water. With the festival centered on the waterways of Tacoma, those opposed to the liquefied natural gas (LNG)… Read More
Tacoma's most emulated garage-rock band, The Sonics, will return to Seattle for the first time since the outfit celebrated the release of its critically acclaimed “This is the Sonics” album at the Moore Theater and Easy Street Records in 2015.
The band – featuring sax player Rob Lind from the classic 1960s lineup - will perform “The Witch,” “Psycho” and other high-octane classics… Read More
And you thought Kathy Griffin didn't like Donald Trump. Since the comedian started stirring up up controversy and shedding endorsements with her infamous bloody mask photo, rock legend and former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters has been roasting the Donald mercilessly with his new “Us + Them” tour. Among the show's most memorable moments Saturday night at the Tacoma Dome was a good 20 minutes… Read More
It’s been a wild season so far for the Tacoma Rainiers and their faithful baseball fans. After two straight seasons of surprisingly solid weather early in the season, the Rainiers have stepped out onto the field for some chilly and wet contests at Cheney Stadium. Of course, if it was just the weather offering up a difficult road for the Rainiers, that wouldn’t be all too bad.
The real… Read More
Beloved Greek drive-up restaurant to carve up twist on quick-service Mediterranean at the footsteps of Mt. Rainier.
The Hercules of Greek cuisine, The Gyro Shack, has announced a new location that will bring its signature gyros to Lakewood. The new restaurant, opening in fall 2017, will expand the brand’s unique, authentic Mediterranean favorites to the coast.
Known for customized… Read More
Hands down one of the best books by Trevor Noah, host of the “Daily Show.” “Born a Crime” tells the stories of his younger life growing up in South Africa born of a white father and black mother, which was a crime in those days. I have to admit I listened to the book on Audible and that is… Read More
The bell rang for the final time of the school year this week marking the beginning of summer breaks for thousands of youth and their families.While for some that means family trips, carefree days at splash parks and afternoons flying kites at neighborhood parks, the end of school brings stress… Read More