Tacoma Public Schools is preparing to surplus up to 24 parcels of unimproved property located at the corner of East D Street and East 80th Street in Tacoma. This property is a chair-shaped collection of parcels connected to the west and south sides of the area commonly known as Blueberry Park.
Submitted by Don Doman. As a child I saw my father buy older cars and fix them up to resell. He also bought a house to rent out. In the sixth grade my parents bought a small motel. By the time I was in the seventh grade I was renting rooms. My parents soon bought […]
Submitted by Symphony Tacoma The first official observance of the highly anticipated Bernstein Centennial in the Pacific Northwest. The West Coast debut of Opus X, the acclaimed crossover quartet that is putting a new spin on music from Handel to Led Zeppelin. The U.S. Premiere of Swedish composer Marie Samuelsson’s 2016 THE EROS EFFECT AND […]
Submitted by Don Doman Restaurants come and go. The building where Pacific Southern is located at 3832 S. Pine Street Tacoma, WA 98409 has had a restaurant in it as far back as I can remember. Not always open, but I think it started with Barcott’s. It was probably run owned and run by Anton […]
Submitted by Don Doman My wife Peggy got a call from a friend. She was going to celebrate her birthday by Para-Sailing with her partner and a friend. Peg was invited to join them for lunch after the flying adventure.
Submitted by Don Doman My wife Peggy and I have our favorite restaurants, but our absolute favorite is Pacific Grill. Located in downtown Tacoma, parking is a problem, but Pacific Grill offers valet parking starting at five in the evening.
Submitted by Don Doman On the Graham Norton Show, the popular British cable-TV talk show (BBC), Graham asked guest Paul McCartney if The Beatles had ever participated in local talent shows before they became famous. They had. Graham then asked if they had won. Nope. McCartney explained, “There was this old woman who played the […]
TACOMA – Contractor crews building direct-connect high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes between Interstate 5 and State Route 16 are preparing to install permanent median barrier and pavement on SR 16 beginning the week of Aug. 14.
Submitted by Don Doman For ten years comic Graham Norton has been hosting his own talk show on BBC (late night Saturdays). My wife and I haven’t missed too many episodes. Like similar talk shows he starts off with a monologue, which utilizes large images for his live audience to see and laugh at. He […]
Moses Lee was thinking. Here he was, program director for research and science at the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, a man with an unbridled passion for science and a philanthropic pot of money needing a good home.