5 New Exhibitions Come to the Tacoma Art Museum

The Tacoma Art Museum is going to have a busy February. From January 27 to February 17, the TAM will be opening five new exhibitions all highlighting, showcasing, and reframing what we know as Western American art. I spoke with Faith Brower at the TAM about why these pieces of art are so timely and provocative. [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Downtown Tacoma, Entertainment, Posts, Tacoma Artists|0 Comments

Brighten the End of Your Year with Zoolights!

This December marks the 30th year of an annual Tacoma tradition: The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Zoolights celebration. We talked with Kris Sherman, the Media Relations Manager at the zoo, about the return of some favorite light displays; new, innovative pieces; and what makes this year’s Zoolights something you won’t want to miss. When [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Entertainment|Comments Off on Brighten the End of Your Year with Zoolights!

How to Find a Rental in Tacoma’s Overheated Rental Market

Renting in Tacoma is HARD right now. The stats are showing Tacoma Rents increased 13% over last year, which is squeezing Tacomans and making it harder for people to find places to rent. At the same time, there are very few new rentals being built- which has created the most competitive rental market anyone can [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, North Tacoma, Posts, Tacoma Real Estate Market|Comments Off on How to Find a Rental in Tacoma’s Overheated Rental Market

The 2017 Guide to Tacoma Holiday Markets

Looking to #ShopLocal this season? Tacoma is PACKED with opportunities to discover awesome new products all while supporting local businesses. Luckily there are some fantastic markets in Tacoma during the holidays that make it easy to shop for loved ones (and pick up something special for yourself!) all in one go. Bookmark this post and [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Shopping|Comments Off on The 2017 Guide to Tacoma Holiday Markets

Opening Soon: 9 New Tacoma Restaurants

Tacoma has a bunch of great new restaurants in the works. We hit up Tacoma Untapped, one of our favorite FB pages for breaking restaurant news for this list of who is coming and when. Obviously, restaurant openings are often delayed, so take these dates with a grain of salt. That said, if you love eating [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|6th Ave, Downtown Tacoma, Lincoln District, Posts, Restaurants, Stadium|Comments Off on Opening Soon: 9 New Tacoma Restaurants

12 Halloween & Harvest Events in Tacoma 2017

Fall is officially in full swing, and that means it's time for haunted happenings around Tacoma! Featuring a long list of everything from family-friendly festivities to spooky soirées for adults, below you'll find 12 Halloween and harvest events throughout Tacoma conveniently in order of date. Get ready to mark your calendars! October 5-8, 2017 Honeymoon [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Central Tacoma, Downtown Tacoma, East Side, Entertainment, North Tacoma, Old Town, Posts, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on 12 Halloween & Harvest Events in Tacoma 2017

The Beginner’s Guide to the Pierce County Council

While many people are aware that the Pierce County Council exists, few of us know much beyond that! We interviewed Hunter T. George to get his expert insights on the Council, and below, you can learn everything from the basics of the county council (what's the difference between a city council and a county council?) to [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Posts|Comments Off on The Beginner’s Guide to the Pierce County Council

The Inside Scoop to 2017 Tacoma Pride

The Tacoma Pride Festival is almost here! From July 7 through July 15 you can enjoy a huge variety of Pride events in Tacoma. As a proud sponsor of Tacoma Pride, we're excited to share this handy event Pride Guide with you! Bookmark it or save the infographic to your phone so you don't miss [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Downtown Tacoma, Entertainment|Comments Off on The Inside Scoop to 2017 Tacoma Pride

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|Comments Off on Did You Miss the First Adult Civics Happy Hour? Check Out Our Recap!

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|Comments Off on 5 Nonprofits You Didn’t Know Were in Tacoma