A story from Westgate Tacoma Neighborhood Harold Prescott is a kindly, outgoing man with an unbelievable memory for names, events and even conversations going back half a century or more. He is a member of what Tom Brokaw called The Greatest Generation. Harold built his Westgate Tacoma home in 1955 and lived two thirds of his 90 years there,... Read More »
It’s date night in Tacoma, and you’re in search of the perfect romantic outing. What to do?
Thinking of going for a run? Tacoma is a great running town. Whether you’re just visiting or have put down roots here, the City of Destiny makes for a perfect running destination. Runners young and old hit the city’s streets and trails year round. WHERE TO TRAIN 760-acre Point Defiance Park is Tacoma’s premier running destination. It features a forested network... Read More »
As people spend more time on social media than ever before, real estate video has gained in popularity. Editing is getting cheaper and easier. I think it is best to hire a videographer for listing videos, but there are applications for video that go beyond property videos, such as agent bios, video for blog posts, instruction videos to help potential... Read More »
7 Ways to Help this Thanksgiving (Tacoma) by MATT KITE for THE HUME GROUP Every Thanksgiving is an opportunity to slow down long enough to give thanks. For the roof over your head. For the relationships that sustain you. Several organizations in the Tacoma area are busily ensuring that no one gets left behind this holiday season. If you... Read More »
101 Things to Do in Tacoma 2017 If you are new to Tacoma or a long-time resident merely in search of something new to do, below is a list of 101 things to do in Tacoma. Okay, a couple items on our list are outside Tacoma proper. But most are a short walk or ride away, regardless of where... Read More »
By Ken Bajema of The Hume Group Take the Extra Step to Protect Your Privacy I have not applied for a consumer loan for years but recently had reason to apply for a home loan. After locating a reputable local lender and filling out a loan application. This included a credit check, I started to receive calls at home from... Read More »
Haunted Houses in and Around Tacoma By Matt Kite Not everybody likes a good scare. Some people prefer treats to tricks come Halloween. But if you’re someone who enjoys feeling your knees tremble and your heart quiver, here are four haunted houses in the greater Tacoma area that are guaranteed to add a few shivers to your holiday experience. Be... Read More »
Where to go for Pumpkins and Fun By Matt Kite If you’re a Tacoma parent or merely a kid at heart, October can only mean one thing: Halloween. And one of Halloween’s time-honored traditions is a visit to the pumpkin patch. Though a city of 200,000-plus, Tacoma is rural on its fringes. Bucolic communities nearby offer plenty of opportunities to... Read More »
By Matt Kite – photo by Rob Green Brown & Haley is maker of Almond Roca, Mountain Bars We had driven by it hundreds of times. Not once had I noticed the sign on the side of the old building. Finally I spotted it. “Did that say Almond Roca?” I asked my wife and son. “Yes!” they answered in... Read More »
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