Month: November 2013

Big day for small businesses

Looking in the window of The Northwest Shop.

Tacoma residents appear to have given their enthusiatic support to Small Business Saturday, according to a check-in with several North End merchants late Saturday afternoon. “We always look forward to this day,” said Valla Wagner, co-owner of Proctor’s Teaching Toys.…

A Grand conversion

A Boston Light & Sound worker installs wiring for a gleaming new digital projector.

Earlier this week, Grand Cinema audiences watching Enough Said, the romantic comedy starring James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, had to look past a scratch running down the middle of the picture. That scratch was gone as of Wednesday night. Enough…

Experience Art@Work today

Putting details on a glass bead at Hilltop Artists.

There’s still time today to to see where and how Tacoma artists create their work. Day two of the Tacoma Studio Tour, part of Art @ Work month, lasts until 5 p.m. today. Many of the artists whose studios were…

Big wind powers through Tacoma

Windblown leaves in North Tacoma.

North Enders are left with a sunny day to rake leaves and clean up downed tree branches, after a day of powerful winds whipped through Western Washington on Saturday. The National Weather Service reported gusts at 50 to 60 miles…