City creates pilot project for largest sidewalk café

  When the McMenamins Elks Temple opens for business on April 24, not only will its interior be a stunning showplace with restaurants, bars, hotel rooms and a concert venue – its exterior will be home to the largest sidewalk café in the city. Located just...


Tacoma Dome exterior renovations underway

By John Larson -   Exterior renovations are underway at Tacoma Dome, a facility that opened in 1983. Part of the ongoing modernization of the building, most work on the interior of the Dome was finished last fall. There will be a few more improvements...

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Authors examine state history in new exhibit

By John Larson -   Washington State Historical Society invited creative writers into a building filled with tens of thousands of historic artifacts and select a few for a new exhibit. The result is “A Thousand Words’ Worth: Washington Authors Tell Stories With Objects.” It...


New additions to Mariners ready to roll for the Rainiers

By Steve Mullen -   There is a lot of excitement these days around Cheney Stadium. With spring just around the corner and the off-season acquisitions of the parent club Seattle Mariners, the Rainiers are poised for a great season in 2019. The 60thseason of...