Pierce County Washington

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Located in the northwest corner of the state, Pierce County Washington sits at the bottom of the Puget Sound and is close in proximity to two other popular counties: King County and Thurston County.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

MASSIVE Ship Delivering HUGE Cranes to Tacoma – (Video Footage)

Zhen Hua 28 Ship Arrives In Commencement Bay With Giant Cranes Have you seen the huge ship in Commencement Bay near Tacoma? And we mean HUGE! This ship is 761 feet long. That is over 2 ½ football fields! The ship is named Zhen Hua 28 and it is carrying four of the...

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?...

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... [divider] [divider] Taken on November 25, 2017 with IPhone 7, touched up a bit in Premiere Pro and titles with After...

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma WA

Dash Point Park and Pier - Tacoma Washington Video overview of Dash Point Park [divider_line] One of my favorite little spots to frequent in the south sound is the Dash Point Park and Pier in NE Tacoma. This cute condensed beach and pier is sometimes referred to as...