The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 This Week's Paper
City Plans Snow and Ice Training on Oct. 19

Residents could see snow plows operating throughout the city on Wednesday, Oct. 19, between 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of the City of Tacoma’s effort to be prepared for winter snowstorms. During this time frame, emergency snow vehicles will be dispatched so crews can experience operating these vehicles along snow routes and around the travelling public.

During a snowstorm city crews plow and de-ice streets on a priority level, beginning with primary arterial streets, followed by secondary and auxiliary routes. The time required to clear these routes depends on the intensity… Read More

Murder on the menu for an interactive dinner Oct. 28

Put your inner detective skills to work Oct. 28 at Parks and Recreation’s Murder Mystery Dinner, set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 9850 64th St. W. in University Place.

“The Ungrateful Dead,” a special Halloween-themed production by the Mystery Theatre Company and their cast of outrageously hilarious characters will interact with dinner guests in a live “whodunit” mystery. A detective will lead the investigation, helping guests to solve the mystery for prizes.

No one is safe from accusation as clues are uncovered and diner’s put their skills… Read More

Holy Rosary To celebrate 125 Years with Mass

Holy Rosary's steeple rises above downtown Tacoma and towers over I-5. With the Tacoma Dome, it's probably the most recognizable landmark for those driving through Tacoma.

Founded in 1891 by German immigrants, Holy Rosary parish turns 125 this year. To celebrate the occasion, Bishop Eusebio Elizando will celebrate the jubilee Mass of the Holy Rosary on Oct. 16 at noon. Bishop Elizando, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, has been Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle since 2005. He will be joined at the altar by the current pastor of Holy Rosary, Rev. Nicholas… Read More

City mixer to focus on ‘makers’

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On the heels of this year’s Etsy Maker City Summit, the next Monday Mixer networking event will focus on Tacoma’s Maker community. Are you an artist, a manufacturer, an inventor, a tinkerer, a designer or someone else creative who makes things?  Then you are a maker and are encouraged to attend this mixer designed to be an informal way to meet other makers, content experts, government representatives and interested parties to share information and build community. The Monday Mixer will be held  at 1120 Creative… Read More

Artists wanted for projects along Prairie Line Trail

The City of Tacoma invites artists and/or artist teams who reside in Washington State, Oregon, Idaho, or British Columbia, to submit qualifications for one of four $55,000 commissions to create artwork along a segment of the Prairie Line Trail in downtown Tacoma. Each artwork will provide historic interpretation for an important location or theme along the trail in an artful way. The application deadline is midnight on Thursday, Nov. 10.

“We are excited to see how artists interpret the significance of this historic corridor in an engaging and dynamic way,” said Historic Preservation… Read More

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