Tag: shopping

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.…

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…