JBLM Neighborhoods: Tacoma

Learn How to Ride the Bus in Pierce County

When you drive the same gridlocked route day after day to and from work, the idea that you could be taking the same trip on a bus or a train while reading a book or taking [...]

425 Homes For Sale Under $120,000 Near Joint Base Lewis-McChord

We know as well as anyone else that if you’re looking for an affordable housing anywhere near JBLM, the search can be frustrating.  Googling phrases like “Fort Lewis Homes for Sale” or “JBLM Houses for Sale” [...]

History and Views in Old Town, Tacoma

In the 1860’s the Old Town neighborhood of Tacoma was founded by a pioneer named Job Carr.  The incredible sight of the high hill diving in to the waters of Puget Sound inspired him to found [...]

Downtown Tacoma Block Party Saturday August 20th!

Only in it’s 2nd year, the Downtown Tacoma Block party is already one of the area’s most beloved neighborhood organized events.  Held in Opera Alley in Downtown Tacoma on August 20th from 5pm-10pm the event offers [...]

Tacoma’s School of The Arts

While there are a large number of school districts serving the areas around JBLM that offer conventional learning programs, Tacoma School District’s School of the Arts (SOTA) offers something quite unique. [...]

Ethnic Fest 2011 in Tacoma’s Wright Park July 30th & 31st

Summer is here and the time is right for celebrating diversity in Pierce County- Ethnic Fest 2011 will be held in Wright Park on July 30th & 31st.  Ethnic Fest is a community celebration that has [...]

Things To Do: Frost Park Chalk Off!

Courtesy of KevinFreitas.net If you’re looking for something fun and different to do in Downtown Tacoma, try the Frost Park Chalk Off! Each Friday people from all over Tacoma Converge on  Tacoma’s Frost Park on 9th & Commerce to create amazing chalk [...]

Things to Do: The Tacoma Nature Center

If you have kids that are interested in nature, wildlife, or just really love playing in the woods- check out Tacoma Nature Center.  Tacoma Nature Center is a 71 Acre wildlife preserve in Central Tacoma, near [...]

Neighborhoods: Theater District (Downtown Tacoma)

When choosing a place to live some people need to be in the middle of the action.  For those people, Downtown Tacoma’s Theater District is the place to be. “I like that it is a walking [...]

Things to Do: Ruston Way

Spring has finally come to the Puget Sound.  One of the surest signs of spring are the happy Pierce County residents who flock to Tacoma’s Ruston Way waterfront. This park is located along Commencement Bay.  Two [...]