Fishy Fun at the 2018 Browns Point Salmon Bake

Tucked back in a corner of NE Tacoma, the community of Browns Point doesn’t usually draw much outside attention. But this quiet and friendly community opened its arms to hundreds of visitors on August 4-5, 2018 when they hosted the traditional Browns Point Salmon Bake, now running consecutively for 72 years! Not Just About Fish… …

Taste of Tacoma 2018: Food, Festivities, and A Whole Lot of Fun!

Written by Ella Lucente, Photo Attribution: Alex Larson Ahh yes, the summer is finally here! School is out (well…for most at least), the sun is actually shining, and people are eager to get outside. The 32nd Taste of Tacoma, hosted by the Emerald Queen Casino, knows how to welcome the summer sun: with music, food …

5 of the Best 4th of July Activities in the South Sound Area

The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated and hyped up holidays of the year, as families come together to burst fireworks with friends and family to celebrate the Independence of America. I’ve compiled five events to celebrate this coming 4th of July with family and friends, which is both affordable and fun …

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Having lived abroad in Europe for the last six years, I’ve lost track of how many times someone has asked me where I’m originally from. Being born in Washington, and then moving to Ohio, Nevada, and then back to Washington for high school- the only place that’s ever felt like, “home-home”, is Washington. But knowing …

Review: Food Truck Festival at the Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Written by: Ella Lucente Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means: food truck season. That’s right, Tacoma started off the annual Food Truck Festival last weekend, and it will go through summer until August. On June 9th, behind the Tacoma Musical Playhouse as they were performing their rendition of Lerner …

Dive, Bars, and Drinks: Tacoma’s Top 5 Dive Bars

Living in Tacoma for most of my life, I have found the restaurant/city life to be particularly exciting. Want lobster? No problem. Looking to try an elk slider? Yes, we’ve got that too. As I turned that whopping 21 years of age, I found it even more enticing to go into the bars and taverns …

Fairfax Bridge near Rainier National Park

A 97-year-old bridge? 250ft tall? On the way to Rainier National Park? Sounded like something we should check out. 4K Drone Video of the Fairfax Bridge – February 2018 Video overview of Fairfax Bridge near Rainier National Park Where is the Fairfax Bridge? The Fairfax Bridge sits just south of Carbonado, WA (about 50 miles …

Sea Lion Sunrise in Tacoma

Apparently no one told the sea lions that folks in Tacoma like to sleep in on Saturdays… hard to complain about this view though… Taken on November 25, 2017 with IPhone 7, touched up a bit in Premiere Pro and titles with After Effects.