Dean Burke: Tacoma and the Sea

Dean Burke comes on the podcast to talk about how all Tacoma's can have a closer connection to the sea. Dean is the Executive Director of the Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission. He left the Texas Gulf Coast for Tacoma’s North End 23 years ago.  Marguerite spent some time on the water with Burke for [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Gig Harbor, Moving to Tacoma Stories, North Tacoma, Old Town, Podcasts, Posts, Ruston, Steilacoom|Comments Off on Dean Burke: Tacoma and the Sea

Podcast: Forest Beutel & The Tacoma Music Scene

Punk Rock, Punches & Puget Sound: Before moving to Tacoma 10 years ago, Forest was a drummer for various punk rock bands and was deep into the rock n roll scene in Rhode Island. Somewhere in there he spent some time as a competitive boxer, which as he put it, “was the first step in [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Downtown Tacoma, Moving to Tacoma Stories, Tacoma Artists|Comments Off on Podcast: Forest Beutel & The Tacoma Music Scene

The Rent Is Too Damn High! Adult Civics Happy Hour

Adult Civics Happy Hour lures community members into an approachable way to be civically engaged and informed. The event provides a jargon free zone using happy hour language to discuss issues that impact our community and neighbors. This Adult Civics Happy Hour tackled the topic "The Rent is Too Damn High," and opened a dialogue [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Rent Is Too Damn High! Adult Civics Happy Hour

Podcast: The Tacoma Dating Scene

  What is Tacoma's dating scene really like, these days? Marguerite is new to the dating scene and is looking for some pro-tips which led to her inviting a panel of singles to talk about hooking up in the City of Destiny. Disclaimer: Please remove children from the room- there might be swear words and [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|6th Ave, Entertainment, Podcasts, Restaurants|Comments Off on Podcast: The Tacoma Dating Scene

2018: What’s Next for MoveToTacoma?

The Move to Tacoma podcast has had a big year, loads of cool guests and insightful topics of discussion made their way into the studio in 2017. Special Guest Host, Erik Hanberg sat down and talked with Marguerite Martin about 2017 and what’s coming our way in 2018. Marguerite changed her last name in 2017! [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|Entertainment, Podcasts, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on 2018: What’s Next for MoveToTacoma?

2017 Year in Review! with special guest Erik Hanberg

This week, Marguerite Martin and Erik Hanberg revisit their annual tradition with a Move to Tacoma Year in Review. Take a tour through the year, the ups and the downs, the growth, the arguments, and the politics that was Tacoma's 2017.

By | December 24th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Local Government, Podcasts, Stadium, Tacoma Politics|Comments Off on 2017 Year in Review! with special guest Erik Hanberg

Najahmoniq Todd and Del Brown of Mirrorgloss

Najah moved from the country in Florida to the City of Tacoma in high school in the mid-nineties. She's lived in the North End (and went to Wilson High School!) and Downtown. Del moved to Tacoma from San Diego in 2003 and they're now roommates on the Hilltop. "I figured if I moved to a [...]

By | December 17th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Hilltop, Moving to Tacoma Stories, Podcasts|Comments Off on Najahmoniq Todd and Del Brown of Mirrorgloss

The Move to Tacoma/Citizen Tacoma Crossover

Jenny Jacobs, host of the Citizen Tacoma podcast, joins Marguerite to talk about her experience with the podcast this year. Starting as a regular citizen of Tacoma, what was it like to meet and interview 14+ candidates for office. Did she come away more inspired or more cynical by the political process? Check it out, [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Move to Tacoma/Citizen Tacoma Crossover

Marc Heinzman – How to Move to Tacoma

Photo by GritCityPhoto Marc's Move to Tacoma Story Marc grew up in the Quad Cities, but after a vacation brought him to the area he knew he wanted to move to the Pacific Northwest. A Zookeeper, he found a job as the Zoological Curator with Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in East Pierce County. Moving to [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Moving to Tacoma Stories, Posts|Comments Off on Marc Heinzman – How to Move to Tacoma

Jackie Casella of Creative Colloquy on Supporting Tacoma’s Writers

Jackie's Move To Tacoma Story: Jackie grew up in Fife and moved to South Tacoma after high school. She now lives in Proctor with her husband Chris and their kids. Creative Colloquy: Formed as a way for writers to connect with each other and read their stories for an audience, Creative Colloquy is open to [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|6th Ave, Downtown Tacoma, Fife, Podcasts, Proctor District|Comments Off on Jackie Casella of Creative Colloquy on Supporting Tacoma’s Writers