Chalet Bowl in Tacoma’s Proctor District

Chalet Bowl Hidden in the heart of Tacoma’s Proctor District is Chalet Bowl, the longest continually operating bowling alley in Washington State. Twelve bright and shiny lanes beckon beginner and experienced bowlers alike. While the boutique facility dates back to 1941, it boasts plenty of modern-day conveniences. Each lane is equipped with a state-of-the-art scoring system, touch screen and overhead... Read More »

3706 N Adams St

On Tacoma’s Proctor hillside above Commencement Bay sits this charming clinker brick and stucco home. It offers an updated kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counter tops, shaker cabinets.  It is open to generous family room. The home also has formal spaces; a large living room with lots of natural light from big windows, a gas fireplace, hardwood floors and built-in... Read More »

3320 North Union Ave in Tacoma’s Proctor District

3320 North Union Ave Tacoma, WA      **VIDEO TOUR BELOW** Live in an elegant piece of history. Located in one of the most desirable areas of north Tacoma; that section of the Proctor District overlooking Commencement Bay, as well as the Cascade range. Stately Queen Anne Victorian sits on a sprawling corner lot (double lot) featuring terraces and lush... Read More »

The Blue Mouse Theater in Proctor District Tacoma

Blue Mouse   Since November 13, 1923. That’s how long the Blue Mouse Theater in Proctor District Tacoma has been welcoming moviegoers into its venerable Craftsman-style interior. For nearly a century, locals and visitors alike have cherished Tacoma’s — and the state’s — oldest continuously operating movie theater. Romantic comedies. Actions flicks. Horror films. All have found their way onto the screen at... Read More »

Spring Gardening Tips from GardenSphere in Proctor District Tacoma

Spring is right around the corner, which means now’s the time to get reacquainted with your garden and lawn. We caught up with Gabe Valbert, co-owner at GardenSphere in Proctor District Tacoma, and asked for a few spring gardening tips on how to make the most of the transition to the growing season. “It’s time to get rolling on the... Read More »

Metropolitan Market in Proctor District Tacoma

It’s been a long day, and you don’t have the energy to cook dinner. That said, you don’t feel like ordering fast food — or going out to eat. You want a home-cooked meal, and you want to eat it at home. What to do? Drop by the Metropolitan Market in Proctor District Tacoma. The Met Market is not your usual... Read More »

Running in Tacoma

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 »

101 Things to do in Tacoma 2017

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 »