The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 This Week's Paper
An octopus seems to be hugging temple

A giant octopus and pool of lotus blossoms are bursting from an alley in a Tacoma neighborhood.

Come see the scene for yourself at the dedication of a new mural at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. The artwork is on the temple’s rear wall on Court D near 27th Street, three blocks up from the University of Washington Tacoma campus.

Artist Chelsea O’Sullivan has created a magical scene incorporating aquatic, Asian and Buddhist themes. A cherry blossom tree stretches its arms over a serene body of water, where lotus blossoms float and grace the tips of… Read More

Inspired in part by the tragic 2011 shooting death of Billy Ray Shirley – a teen from Tacoma’s Eastside Neighborhood who had been outspoken about the need for healthy, safe activities for local youth – the City of Tacoma has partnered with Metro Parks, the Tacoma Housing Authority and the Tacoma School District to conduct a feasibility study for a new Eastside community center. This study, which is expected to be completed in early 2014, will address service gaps and community needs in the areas of health and recreation activities, social gathering spaces, and educational… Read More

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… Read More

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

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