The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, May 26, 2017 This Week's Paper
New Tacoma Cards are almost available

The second deck of Tacoma Playing Cards is nearly complete, and Tacoma is getting ready to celebrate their arrival.

On Friday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Old Post Office, 1102 A St., there will be an exhibit of the original artwork and a release party for this custom deck of Tacoma Playing Cards. Participating artists will be in attendance, appetizers, beer and wine, and of course playing cards and great artwork!

What started as a simple idea has evolved into a classic Tacoma collector’s item – Tacoma Playing Cards. The cards feature fourteen well known local artists illustrating… Read More

Police nab ‘person of interest’ in bank robberies

There have been a series of bank robberies in the City of Tacoma and local jurisdictions since June.

This past weekend, Tacoma detectives arrested a subject who is a person of interest in the series of nine bank robberies and four attempted bank robberies in Tacoma, University Place and Fircrest.

The subject was arrested on an unrelated warrant.

A search warrant was served in the Upper Tacoma area related to this case and the investigation regarding the bank robberies is on-going.

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Black Sabbath set list

I just got back from the Gorge Amphitheatre, where metal godfathers Black Sabbath rocked a near capacity crowd Saturday night (minus drummer Bill Ward.) I was in the photo pit and will be working on some images from the show. Meanwhile, for those who missed it, here's what they played.

Black Sabbath set list (Gorge Amphitheatre, Aug. 24, 2013): War Pigs; Into the Void; Under the Sun/Every Day Comes and Goes; Snowblind; Age of Reason; Black Sabbath; Behind the Wall of Sleep; N.I.B.; End of the Beginning; Fairies Wear Boots; Rat Salad; Tommy Clufetos drum solo; Iron Man;… Read More

Tacoma Mall hosts back-to-school event

Get ready to take on the new school year at the Simon Kidgits Back to School event. Join Tacoma Mall and say farewell to summer and hello to another great school year. Tacoma Mall is teaming up with the Radio Disney Road Crew to host an interactive Back to School Game Show complete with the latest music, tons of giveaways and a Phineas and Ferb craft. Plus, the first 150 members will decorate their own spiral notebook with funky design Duck Tape and make a Back to School necklace. Tacoma Mall invites all guests to bring a school supply item to donate to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Tacoma to… Read More

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the 6th Avenue Farmers Market will be the site of Family Fun Fest, a family-friendly event with a DJ, karaoke, a superhero costume contest, crafts for kids, and prizes – 3-7 p.m. While there, check out all the fresh produce in season right now: green beans, radishes, carrots, parsnips, Beefsteak tomatoes, roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, Swiss chard, rainbow chard, collard greens, kale, lettuce, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, golden raspberries, a few remaining strawberries, bell peppers, poblano peppers, jalapeño peppers, and banana peppers –… Read More

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