The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, January 23, 2017 This Week's Paper
DUI task force’s taxi program kicks-off Sept. 28

Fun-seekers heading for 6th Avenue’s nightclubs this Saturday night in Tacoma will have help scoring a taxi ride home if they’ve had too much to drink.

The rides - the first 25 of which will be free for groups sharing a ride within Tacoma - are sponsored by the Tacoma Pierce County DUI and Traffic Safety Task Force and four participating companies: Fair Fares and JR Cab along with Aloha and Alien car service companies.

Taxis will be available in the heart of the popular nightclub area on Pine Street and 6th Avenue where bar-hoppers will be able to get free taxi vouchers or… Read More

Maurce the Fish Records has announced a new concert series, called Sessions, which will take place the first Wednesday of each month at Jazzbones.

There is a $5 cover for each show with performances running from 8 to 11 p.m. Here are the initial lineups:

Oct. 2: Raymond Hayden, Paul Sawtelle, Eddie Mendoza, Brooke Lizotte & Rafael Tranquilino

Nov. 6: Seven's Revenge, Torre

Dec. 4: An acoustic night with… Read More

Film, Discussion at Fife History Museum Bring Japanese Internment to Light

The Fife History Museum will host the second free event in a series related to the latest exhibit "Rights, Rations, Remembrance: Fife in World War II," taking place on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

The event includes a showing of the controversial World War II documentary by director Frank Abe, "Conscience and the Constitution," followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and local historian.

The film reveals the long-untold story of the organized draft resistance at the American concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, and the suppression of that resistance by Japanese American… Read More

The Grand Cinema announced it has exceeded the fundraising goal for its digital conversion campaign.

The non-profit Tacoma theater had set a goal of raising $344,000 by Sept. 15, the amount needed to install new, state-of-the-art projectors that would allow it to continue showing the latest films, which are increasingly released only in digital format.

“We’re thrilled with the community’s response,”… Read More

Former Sector Four Police Substation Up For Sale

The City of Tacoma is soliciting offers from persons or entities interested in purchasing the Former Sector Four Police Substation located at 3524 McKinley Avenue. The property has been appraised at $335,000, but the minimum acceptable bid is $280,000.

This sale does not impact the operations of the current Sector Four Police Substation located at Stewart Heights at 400 East 56th Street.

The deadline is tomorrow.

Offers which meet or exceed this amount will be reviewed by a selection committee that includes City staff and members of the Eastside Neighborhood Advisory Council.… Read More

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