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City of Tacoma Observes Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 27 and 28

City of Tacoma Observes Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 27 and 28

Administrative offices in the Tacoma Municipal Building complex (747 Market St. and 733 Market St.) and in other City of Tacoma facilities will close Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Tacoma Recovery and Transfer Center (3510 S. Mullen St.)will close – and garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected – […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News

Tickets Now Available for Maritime Heritage Swing Dec. 5

The public is invited to Maritime Heritage Swing presented by The Landmarks Preservation Commission and the City of Tacoma’s Planning and Development Services Department’s Historic Preservation Office on Friday, Dec.5, from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Foss Waterway Seaport (705 Dock St. in Tacoma).  The event will feature the sounds of Pierce County Community Big Band,a swing dance demonstration, […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News

City of Tacoma Observes Veterans Day on Nov. 11

Administrative offices in the Tacoma Municipal Building complex (747 Market St. and 733 Market St.) and in other City of Tacoma facilities will close Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The City’s landfill, recycling center and household hazardous waste facility (3510 S. Mullen St.) will open as normally scheduled on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News
Murray Morgan Bridge Closed for Maintenance Nov. 13 – 14

Murray Morgan Bridge Closed for Maintenance Nov. 13 – 14

The Murray Morgan Bridge (11th Street in Tacoma) will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, Nov. 13 and Friday, Nov. 14, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to vehicle traffic. During the closure there will be limited pedestrian access from ‘A’Street to the elevator and stairs only, with all other pedestrian access closed until maintenance work is complete. Individual marine […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News
Silent Rally and Candlelight Vigil Planned as Closing Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 31

Silent Rally and Candlelight Vigil Planned as Closing Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 31

The City of Tacoma is planning COURAGE the Silent Rally and Candlelight Vigil to bring to a close the 2014 October National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.The event is scheduled for noon Friday, Oct. 31 at Tollefson Plaza (South 17th and Pacific Avenue). It is free to attend, and everyone is welcome. The rally will be a silent exhibit of courage with […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News
Nitty Gritty Tacoma Salvage & Industrial Art Show Oct. 18

Nitty Gritty Tacoma Salvage & Industrial Art Show Oct. 18

The public is invited to celebrate Tacoma’s industrial and architectural legacy at the Nitty Gritty Tacoma Salvage & Industrial Art Show on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1 – 5 p.m., at Earthwise (626 E. 60th St. in Tacoma). The City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office is collaborating with Earthwise Architectural Salvage to feature 15 local artists who work with industry and […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News

New Episode of ‘artTown’ Begins Airing Today — Show Features Musicians Nolan Garrett and Jerry Miller –

Tacoma, Wash. — Today, the City of Tacoma’s Media and Communications Office – in partnership with its Community and Economic Development Department’s Arts Program – will begin airing a new episode of “artTown,” a cultural documentary-style TV initiative exploring Tacoma’s emergence as a major creative hub in the Pacific Northwest. The new episode features music composed by local artist Isaac […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News
Tacoma Fire Department Hosts CPR Sunday on Oct.12

Tacoma Fire Department Hosts CPR Sunday on Oct.12

CPR Sunday is an annual community event offered free of charge by the Tacoma Fire Department at Foss High School (2112 S. Tyler St.) to anyone interested in learning the basic lifesaving skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This year’s event will take place on Oct. 12. Residents will learn the fundamentals of CPR and be given the opportunity to practice with […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News

Equity and Empowerment is a Focus

Equity and empowerment are more than buzz words; they are part of the decision-making process at the City of Tacoma and with adoption of the Equity and Empowerment Initiative framework on Tuesday, Sept. 30, more focus will be given to how they are used.The City Council in a unanimous vote approved the resolution that outlines the mission, vision and goals […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News
Pedestrian and Bicyclists Take to Waterfront Roads at Downtown to Defiance on Sunday, Sept. 28

Pedestrian and Bicyclists Take to Waterfront Roads at Downtown to Defiance on Sunday, Sept. 28

Excitement builds as Tacoma prepares to walk, run, bike or roll the Downtown to Defiance, a free Sunday Parkways event on Sept.28.  This open streets event will close portions of waterfront streets,including Ruston Way and Schuster Parkway, from 8 a.m. to noon to motor vehicles to allow people and human-powered vehicles to enjoy seven continuous miles of waterfront from Point […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Local, News