Month: July 2013

Washington watch

Demolition of Washington Elementary School Gym.

Historic Washington Elementary School will go the way of Stadium High School this year. It’s getting a makeover that will remodel and restore the original 1906 school building,┬áreplace the 1949 gymnasium with new construction and add a new cafeteria,

You’ll like Tinkertopia

General scene at Tinkertopia

A couple of business districts out of the North End, but of interest to artists, craftspeople, teachers, parents and anyone with a creative bent, Tinkertopia is open at 1914 Pacific Ave., near UW Tacoma. If you’ve trekked up to Creation…

A new rose in Proctor

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On the same day Tinkertopia held its grand opening downtown, Compass Rose, opened in the old Giardini’s location in the Proctor District. People in the neighborhood had been waiting for quite a few weeks to see what was behind the…