The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, June 24, 2016 This Week's Paper

Tacoma has a street repair issue. Instead of crying about it, let's celebrate.

Send photos of your favorite, or most hated, Tacoma pothole so we can create a collage of all things potted and pitted for the city to enjoy. The deadline is May 6.

We will randomly draw a name to receive a $15 gift certificate to Dirty Oscar's Annex.

Email photos to SteveDunkel@TacomaWeekly.com.

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As people bring out their sombreros and Mariachi guitars in anticipation of the coming Cinco de Mayo weekend, law enforcement is making its own plans.

Beginning on Saturday, May 4, local, county and state police in the South Sound will begin intercepting fiesta-goers who get behind the wheel after too many margaritas or beers.

Local officers will be especially targeting roads that are at high risk for impaired driving crashes in Tacoma and Puyallup. A Mobile Impaired Driving Unit operated by the Washington State Patrol will be set up in Kent to enable officers to transfer the custody… Read More

I don't know about you guys, but around the Tacoma Weekly offices we're pretty stoked about seeing Robert Downey Jr. don the red and gold armor one more time for“Iron Man 3.” Marvel Studios' latest 3D superhero flick was expected to be this summer movie season's first box office blockbuster. And so far it hasn't disappointed, having raked in nearly $200 million in overseas… Read More

City Council seeks applicants for Sustainable Tacoma Commission

Tacoma residents who want to participate in the implementation of Tacoma’s Climate Action Plan, as the City and community reduce greenhouse gas emissions, are encouraged to apply for membership on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission.

The Tacoma City Council is looking for two commission members who provide a balanced representation of various stakeholders, including the environmental community, small business, labor, housing, industry and port, transportation, education, the building industry and residents.

One appointment will fill a vacated position. This appointment expires… Read More

Tacoma Art Museum’s building is turning 10 years old and there’s going to be a party to celebrate. Come and join in the festivities and welcome in the spring at TAM’s 10th Birthday Spring Festival on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum admission and all festival events will be free of charge for Saturday’s celebration.
Tacoma Art Museum moved to 1701 Pacific Ave. in 2003. Architect Antoine Predock saw in Tacoma’s misty, muted light a great opportunity to design a building that almost disappears into its surroundings, much like how Mount Rainier… Read More

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