The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 This Week's Paper

At 12:28 a.m. on Monday, firefighters from station 1,4,7,14,16, and 17 responded to a reported commercial structure fire at the Boathouse 19 restaurant at 9001 S. 19th St. The first arriving company found a smoke charged building, but no visible flames. After making entry, they found that two sprinkler heads had activated and suppressed a fire that ignited on a counter top in the kitchen area. Crews shut down the sprinkler system, confirmed the fire was out, and cleaned up the water.

A fire investigator determined that the spontaneous combustion of oily terry cloth towels that were stored… Read More

Paul McCartney will rock Seattle this summer. Today, Sir Paul announced a July 19 stop at Safeco Field for his highly anticipated Out There tour. It will be the first major rock show to take over the Mariners’ home field and the ex-Beatle’s first visit to the area since 2005.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 12. However, there will be a special pre-sale open to American Express card holders, from 10 a.m. Tuesday through… Read More

If you listen to Seattle's KZOK-FM (102.5) you know that morning show host Danny Bonaduce has been doing a monthly standup gig on the first Sunday of each month at Tacoma Comedy Club. Tacoma Weekly got a few minutes of face time with the former child star turned reality TV wild man turned Seattle radio personality before he went onstage last night. And among the revelations that came out of that chat was that he may soon be shooting a new TV… Read More

Road closures for Tacoma Daffodil Parade

In celebration of the 80th annual Daffodil Parade, the following roads will be closed Saturday, April 13 from 5 a.m. to noon.
• A Street, from Ninth Street to 24th Street
• Pacific Avenue, from Ninth Street to 24th Street
• Commerce Street, from Ninth Street to 24th Street
• East 11th Street from Market Street to Portland Avenue
• East 11th Street will be one-way eastbound from St. Paul to Portland Avenue

The A Street and 15th Street exits from Interstate-705 will be closed. Schuster Parkway will remain open and Commerce Street will be accessible from the… Read More

Tacoma Events Commission members felt that after enduring the seemingly endless overcast days of winter, a lot of usually chipper people were suffering from a bad case of the gray sky blues. So they created the Gray Sky Blues Music Festival as a fun way to welcome spring and the brighter days ahead. Please join us on Saturday, April 13, 2013 in downtown Tacoma for the Sixth Annual Gray Sky Blues Music Festival. The best way to start shaking off those gray sky blues is find a good spot along Pacific Avenue between 10th and 21st Streets before 10:30AM and enjoy the annual Grand Floral Daffodil… Read More

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