Did You Miss the First Adult Civics Happy Hour? Check Out Our Recap!

Last week, Move to Tacoma hosted “Adult Civics Happy Hour with Nate Bowling and Erik Hanberg” at Black Kettle Bites & Brew in Downtown Tacoma. This event was all about re-learning (and maybe learning for the first time!) everything we learned in civics. How does local government work? How can you influence and make change [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Posts|0 Comments

5 Nonprofits You Didn’t Know Were in Tacoma

Tacoma is home to some amazing people doing awesome work for our community, and we wanted to shine some light on some unique nonprofits in Tacoma that you may not have heard of yet! We asked local nonprofit expert Erik Hanberg to share 5 nonprofits that people may not know are in Tacoma. Erik wears [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Posts|0 Comments

Adult Civics Happy Hour with Nate Bowling and Erik Hanberg

How the heck does local government even work? City Council, School Board, Pierce County Council, it can all be so confusing. Maybe we learned this in high school, but let's face it- most of us have forgetten it all. Join us for a night with Washington State Teacher of the Year Nate Bowling and Metro [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Posts, Tacoma News and Blogs|2 Comments

Pierce County Real Estate in 2017: What Renters Need to Know

Right now, the biggest issue in Tacoma is something that Seattle’s been dealing with for years: Our population is increasing, and we’re not adding nearly enough housing units. In addition to people moving to Tacoma from outside the area, Tacomans in their 20s and 30s are coming of age and looking for properties to rent [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Tacoma Real Estate Market|0 Comments

Pierce County Real Estate in 2017: What Buyers & Sellers Need to Know

For the past few years, people have been asking: Has our market recovered from the recession yet? When will it fully recover? What can we expect?   On January 21, 2017, TheNewsTribune.com published an article that details the current state of the Pierce County housing market. Here are a few of the takeaways: Median home [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Tacoma Real Estate Market|0 Comments

5 New Restaurants in Tacoma You Haven’t Been to Yet

Tacoma’s restaurant scene just keeps getting better. In the last couple of months, we’ve had a few new restaurants come to Tacoma and we’re excited about every single one of them. Did we miss one? Share it with us in the comments! Here’s a look at 5 new restaurants that have recently opened up in [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Restaurants|0 Comments

Have You Heard? These Are The 10 Most Listened-To Move to Tacoma Podcast Episodes in 2016

In 2016, we met some amazing new people and had the opportunity to interview many of them on the Move to Tacoma podcast. Thank you to all who have been so supportive of the Move to Tacoma podcast, and thank you for helping us show off how amazing Tacoma is while discussing important issues and sharing [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Podcasts, Posts|0 Comments

Move To Tacoma is Proud to Sponsor Sound Outreach’s Credit Up Podcast

We are SO PROUD to be the first sponsor of Sound Outreach's awesome new podcast, "Credit Up" which is all about financial empowerment. It includes interviews with community members about how to build assets to navigate out of poverty. They also talk about all the innovative things happening to help economically vulnerable community members here [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Podcasts, Posts|0 Comments

Bars Open on Christmas (and Christmas Eve!) in Tacoma 2016

Well 2016 has been a doozy, amiright Tacoma? After surviving this year and this holiday season, after decking the halls, trimming the trees, and spending unholy amounts of time socializing with friends and family, you might be thinking to yourself, "Hell, I need a drink!" Well this is Tacoma, and though MANY places are closed [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to the Tacoma City Council

Getting involved in local politics can feel daunting—we all learned different things in school, and that civics class you may have taken several years ago might not have covered much about state governments, how cities are governed, etc. And it can be seriously confusing! Who runs what? Is the city in charge of something, or [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Local Government|0 Comments