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

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|Comments Off on Move To Tacoma is Proud to Sponsor Sound Outreach’s Credit Up Podcast

Homeless in Tacoma with Rob Mcnairhuff Episode 015

For today's podcast Marguerite sat down with Rob McNair-Huff of MDC to have a conversation about homelessness in Tacoma. MDC is a local nonprofit that has helped Tacoma and Pierce County with housing, health care, education, and employment since 1964. Awareness of people experiencing homelessness in Tacoma is on the rise, and conversations about the [...]

By | September 4th, 2015|Downtown Tacoma, Moving to Tacoma Stories, Podcasts|Comments Off on Homeless in Tacoma with Rob Mcnairhuff Episode 015

Inside the Tacoma Food Co-op with Jeff Bessmer 013

Jeff Bessmer is the Tacoma Food Co-op's new general manager. Jeff moved to Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood from Santa Barbara, where he was managing a housing co-op. Jeff is passionate about the co-op business model (and it's infectious!) and shared his vision for making Tacoma's food co-op even better (and hopefully inspiring others to start co-ops). [...]

By | July 15th, 2015|6th Ave, Central Tacoma, Hilltop, Podcasts|Comments Off on Inside the Tacoma Food Co-op with Jeff Bessmer 013

Creating a Great Community Bar with Brock Leach of The Mix 012

We're glad to share this interview with local business owner Brock Leach. Brock first moved to Tacoma's East Side 15 years ago. In addition to being a college professor, Brock and his friends opened The Mix in Tacoma's St Helens Neighborhood 7 years ago. We talked about how the East Side and St Helens neighborhoods have changed [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|East Side, Podcasts, St Helens, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on Creating a Great Community Bar with Brock Leach of The Mix 012

Why are the Cool Kids Moving to Fircrest? with Realtor Anne Jones – Episode 010

Ok, ok, ok. Obviously ALL the cool kids aren't moving to Fircrest. I mean, I'M STILL in Tacoma- and so is most everyone else! But since SOME very cool peeps in my friendship circle have moved over to Fircrest where my dear friend and colleague Realtor Anne Jones resides- I thought it was best that [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Fircrest, Podcasts, Posts|Comments Off on Why are the Cool Kids Moving to Fircrest? with Realtor Anne Jones – Episode 010

Investing in Tacoma Real Estate with Michael Robinson 010

Local Realtor Michael Robinson bought his first house (in Tacoma's West End) in the late 70's when he was 18 years old after selling his dirtbike to get the downpayment."I had a roomate," says Michael. "And the amount of rent I charged my roomate covered my payment." Today he owns many investment properties (most in [...]

By | May 14th, 2015|Gig Harbor, Podcasts, Posts, Tacoma Real Estate Market|Comments Off on Investing in Tacoma Real Estate with Michael Robinson 010

Tourism, Adventure, and Fearless Exploration with Bennish Brown 009

My friend Jenny sent me a picture of an ad at the airport the other day. It was a picture of a man on a hiking adventure that said, "A place for FEARLESS exploration." She thought it was a good topic for conversation- what's up with that slogan? Do they mean Tacoma is scary?  The [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Downtown Tacoma, Podcasts, Posts, Ruston, Tacoma News and Blogs|Comments Off on Tourism, Adventure, and Fearless Exploration with Bennish Brown 009

From NYC to 253, Moving to Tacoma from New York with Vania Kent Harber Episode 008

Originally from Sunnyside in Queens New York- Vania Kent Harber first moved to Tacoma with her partner Nathan in 2009. They started with a house in Tacoma’s 6th Avenue neighborhood and now (2 children later) reside in Tacoma’s Stadium District. “The thing that Tacoma has that New York does not have is easy access to beauty…” [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|6th Ave, Podcasts, Posts, St Helens, Stadium|Comments Off on From NYC to 253, Moving to Tacoma from New York with Vania Kent Harber Episode 008

Tacoma’s East Side and South End with Marty Campbell Podcast 007

Tacoma's East Side is a bit of a mystery to many Tacomans. Tacoma City Councilman Marty Campbell (who represents the East Side and South End neighborhoods of Tacoma) is here to talk about his district, dispel myths about the East Side, and share some of the east side's hidden gems. In addition we talk about [...]

By | April 16th, 2015|East Side, Podcasts, Posts, South End|Comments Off on Tacoma’s East Side and South End with Marty Campbell Podcast 007