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Tacoma Police, city manager introduce Project PEACE

With current events in the modern world, a dialogue between the community and police officers is more important than ever. This is something the City of Destiny realizes and leaders are taking steps to establish a conversation between the police department and citizens via a brand new initiative.
Project PEACE (Partnering for Equity and Community Engagement) will kick off with a series of community meetings stretching from Sept. 3 to Nov. 9. These meetings will offer the Tacoma community the opportunity to have a guided conversation with the Tacoma Police Department.
“We are excited to partner with community leaders to invite residents to conversations about how we can improve and strengthen our relationships with our community,” Tacoma Police Chief Don Ramsdell said. “We are committed to building strong and resilient… Read Full Story

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EDITOR'S CHOICE
Local Restaurants

The Tacoma Dome is the center of attention in our town, a building representing the creativity and longevity of the City of Destiny. It’s appropriate then that in its shadow sits Ammar’s Mediterranean Grill at 409 E. 26th St., an establishment that has been serving some of the best foreign food in Tacoma since 1989.
“It’s homey; people feel at home here,” owner Ammar Mannaa said as he joked with his servers.
Though the restaurant has a laid back and casual feeling, it’s all business in the kitchen. With a four-star Yelp average, food quality is something Ammar’s takes very seriously thanks to Mannaa’s wife Sorada, who he credits with helping the establishment run smoothly.
“We built this as a team,” Mannaa said.
The restaurant will often morph its menu in accordance to events happening at the… Read Full Story

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FIRST-EVER “DOG GONE RUN” TO PRECEDE ANNUAL STEWART HEIGHTS POOCH POOL PARTY

The dogs won’t be wearing numbers, but they could win the timed, two-mile race Sept. 12 at Metro Parks Tacoma’s Stewart Heights Park, 402 E. 56th St.
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