FOOD & DRINK
Dick’s is bringing burgers, milkshakes to Gig Harbor for this boutique’s anniversary
The Dick’s Drive-In food truck will be parked outside to celebrate the shop being open for one year. About 200 customers will get a free burger and milkshake.
Tacoma's Donut Delight: A Guide to the 3 Must-Visit Shops
This article presents a tour of three delightful donut shops in Tacoma. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below.
These gig harbor, WA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around gig harbor.
Culinary Adventure in Bremerton: Discover 3 Irresistible Diners
This article presents three exceptional diners located in Bremerton. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Indulge in a Fruit-Filled Celebration at the Peninsula Fruit Club Fall Fruit Show!
🍎🍐🍒 Get ready to dive into a world of delicious fruits at the upcoming Copy of Peninsula Fruit Club Fall Fruit Show! This exciting event is happening on Mon, Dec 04, from 10am - 4pm at the West Side Improvement Club, West E Street, Bremerton, WA. The best part? Admission is absolutely free!
This is My Honest Review of Verrazano's Restaurant
I recently had the pleasure of dining at Verrazano's Restaurant, a stylish spot perfect for special occasions. The ambiance is truly atmospheric, with dim lighting and a candle on every table. The black and white movie projection and the piano in the background give the place a unique French vibe.
Cooks Tavern: A Foodie's Delight or Disappointment?
Recently, I had the pleasure of dining at Cooks Tavern. The restaurant's atmosphere was mostly pleasant, though I did notice a few judgmental glances from the staff and other customers. I was seated under an interesting alpaca decoration, which added a unique touch to the ambiance.
Discover the Holiday Artisans Market: A Weekend of Creativity and Craftsmanship
Prepare to be enchanted this weekend at the Holiday Artisans Market, a vibrant showcase of creativity and craftsmanship unfolding from Friday, Dec 01 at 4pm to Sunday, Dec 03 at 4pm. The event will be held at the heart of Tacoma, at the Urban Grace: The Downtown Church, located at 902 Market St.
Advent Calendar December 4: Barbara Branches
Nature has fallen asleep by now. But wait – one really nice Advent tradition is that of Barbara branches. St. Barbara’s Day is December 4, and my mother always bought some branches for a vase. Not just any branches but such as from cherry trees or apple trees. As a child, I found it kind of strange, as these branches seemed to bring Nature’s barren state inside. Wasn’t it enough that all the trees outside had lost their leaves? But the miracle never failed to happen – by Christmas, the buds on the branches had burst, and there were leaves and/or blossoms. Like a resurrection of something seemingly dead in the middle of winter.
Tempting Trio: The Top 3 Donut Shops in Puyallup You Can't Miss
This article presents three exceptional donut shops in Puyallup. Have you had the pleasure of sampling their treats yet? If your answer is yes, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Savoring Federal Way: A Tour of the 5 Most Remarkable Delis
This article presents a selection of five delightful delis located in Federal Way. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences! Please feel free to leave your comments below:
Experience Authentic Chinese Cuisine: 4 Unmissable Restaurants in Tacoma
This article presents a selection of four Chinese restaurants in Tacoma. Have you had a chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
WWGR: Filipino food joint draws criticism in Tacoma over worker protection rights
When Filipino food joint ‘Jollibee’ recently opened its doors in Tacoma, it was met with dozens of people advocating for worker protection rights.
PLU Ringers: A Magical Musical Evening at Pacific Lutheran University - Dec 03!
Get ready to be serenaded by the soothing sounds of the PLU Ringers this Dec 03! The ringing of bells will fill the air at the Pacific Lutheran University, located at 12180 Park Ave. S, Tacoma, WA, promising an evening of enchanting music and delightful performances.
Port Orchard's 25th Festival of Chimes and Lights: Family Activities, Road Closures, and Venue Changes
The 25th Festival of Chimes and Lights will occur in downtown Port Orchard on Saturday, December 2, 2023. The festival will offer family-friendly activities such as a tree lighting ceremony, local student performances, and a tree decorating contest. Carolyn Powers will light the tree, and performances will include the Kitsap Community Chorale and the South Kitsap High School marching band. Attendees can also enjoy photos with Santa and a magic show by Jeff Evans at the Port Orchard Library.
Local Legend and Holocaust Survivor Bronka Sundstrom Dies at 98: Remembering Her Legacy in Hiking and Resilience
Bronka Sundstrom, a Holocaust survivor and notable mountain hiker, died at the age of 98 from congestive heart failure. Sundstrom was a respected figure in the hiking community, often likened to Yelm pioneer Fay Fuller. She held the record as the oldest woman to climb Mount Rainier at 77 years old in 2002, a record that remained until 2023. The Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame acknowledged her hiking and mountaineering accomplishments in 2021.
2nd Annual “Elvis Inspirational Christmas” with Danny Vernon
Submitted by Susan Berven, Lakewood Elks #2388. The 2nd Annual “Elvis Inspirational Christmas” starring Danny Vernon and the DeVilles is a perfect way to celebrate the Christmas season. The Lakewood Elks Ballroom is a beautiful upscale venue and this show is first class … you will not be disappointed!
In the Book Nook with … Courtney Campbell
Author Courtney Campbell from Gig Harbor, Washington, is also a singer/songwriter, musician, storyteller, and the writer of many screenplays for a TV show she had. She has been writing songs and stories for 35 years. Her first book was last April. She is a member of the Writers Cooperative of the Pacific Northwest. When Courtney isn’t writing, she immerses herself in photography, architecture and design, and explores new areas.
Experience Local Flavors: 5 Must-Visit Diners in Tacoma
This article presents a curated list of five exceptional diners in Tacoma. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Join Us for a Free Movie Night as We Appreciate You!
Get ready to roll out the red carpet! The Tracyton Movie House is hosting the Sun, Dec 03 · 2pm - 5pm "We Appreciate You Movie Night!" This is not just a night at the movies; it's a heartfelt thank you for your unwavering support over the past nine years.