The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, September 24, 2016 This Week's Paper
Laramie Project set to take to TLT stage

Tacoma Little Theatre is proud to host The Laramie Project Kickoff Night is a celebration of equality, acceptance, and hope in the community.

The theater will be hosting a silent auction, live entertainment, delicious local food, a cash bar, and an art gallery in the lobby. Meet the director and members of the cast and design team and join neighbors in important conversation.

The Kickoff is on Saturday, June 1, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are just a $10 suggested donation.

Half of the night’s profits will go to OASIS Youth Center. OASIS enhances and sustains the health… Read More

Second talk about Tacoma Narrows Airport master plan set for June 5

Pierce County will hold its second set of public meetings on Tacoma Narrows Airport’s master plan update on June 5.

The county and stakeholders will discuss the airport’s inventory and aviation forecasts. Topics will include existing facilities and land, financial information, demographics, trends and projections of operations.

Tacoma Narrows Airport is a regional airport that is used for small business jet travel and general aviation. The airport serves businesses, recreational flying, flight instruction, medical services, the media, the military, and law enforcement. Pierce… Read More

Harmon Brewing Company is expanding to Gig Harbor.

On May 1, the local craft beer brewer – which operates the Harmon Brewery & Eatery, the Harmon Hub and the Harmon Tap Room in Tacoma – signed a lease to take over a space that is owned by Pierce County and located at 1202 26th Ave., in Gig Harbor.

The company has since applied for a new liquor license and begun renovating the building, which formerly housed Reflections and is located next to Tacoma Narrows Airport. Co-owner Pat Nagle hopes to be open by mid-July.… Read More

Rocket Records, version 2.0, will be up and running the first week in June; so says owner Steve Gaydich who was forced to move at the end of April when a mixed martial arts studio took over his old location, at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Proctor Street. Tacoma Weekly spotted him this afternoon putting the finishing touches on the new space, which is located just a few doors down from the old one at 3823 Sixth Ave. He said he plans to open his doors on June 1, June 5 at the latest.

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Container volumes through port continue double-digit growth

Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma are up 35 percent to 617,076 TEUs year to date through April.

Full containerized imports and exports posted double-digit growth. Imports improved 48 percent year to date to 226,676 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), while exports grew 40 percent to 177,185 TEUs. Container volumes continue to reflect the addition of the Grand Alliance and its associated carriers last July, as well as other ocean carriers gaining new customers and rotating larger vessels into services calling Tacoma.

Domestic volumes to and from Alaska and Hawaii improved… Read More

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