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Floor Show

ANNOUNCER: As far as dinner goes, the boys enjoy the occasional evening featuring Singapore Slings and Japanese chefs creating volcanic eruptions from a stack of onion slices over a large grill surrounded by dinner seating. But what really gets their ginsu knives in an uproar is when this little bit

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Sparkling summer

It’s finally summer and no one more than yours truly is damn happy about it. For all of us wine drinkers, the natural inclination is to reach for a glass of crisp, clean white wine. However, if you are hell-bent on grabbin’ for red, do as the Aussie’s do, and

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Sparkling summer

It’s finally summer and no one more than yours truly is damn happy about it. For all of us wine drinkers, the natural inclination is to reach for a glass of crisp, clean white wine. However, if you are hell-bent on grabbin’ for red, do as the Aussie’s do, and

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Fisher priceless

While some of Bobble Tiki’s colleagues here at the Weekly Volcano have been bitching and moaning about last week’s pirate invasion, Bobble Tiki sees things differently. While most Weekly Volcano employees seem scarred by last week, when the swashbuckling scoundrels sailed in for Tall Ships Tacoma 2008 and quickly overran

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Fisher priceless

While some of Bobble Tiki’s colleagues here at the Weekly Volcano have been bitching and moaning about last week’s pirate invasion, Bobble Tiki sees things differently. While most Weekly Volcano employees seem scarred by last week, when the swashbuckling scoundrels sailed in for Tall Ships Tacoma 2008 and quickly overran

Get spammed

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Get spammed

In these days of economic woe, one breakfast meat stands ready to feed America on the cheap: Spam. As reported in May, Spam sales have risen above the laughter as folks stretched to their budgetary limits turn to the pig in a can (at least I think that’s what it is)

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Get spammed

In these days of economic woe, one breakfast meat stands ready to feed America on the cheap: Spam. As reported in May, Spam sales have risen above the laughter as folks stretched to their budgetary limits turn to the pig in a can (at least I think that’s what it is)

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Bastille Day Celebration

The Mandolin Café invite Francophiles to unite Monday to celebrate the most important historical events for the French: the liberation of the Bastille prison and the end of the French monarchy. The Tacoma café celebrates Bastille Day with an evening of kir aperitifs, three-course French dinner, French music and a

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Bastille Day Celebration

The Mandolin Café invite Francophiles to unite Monday to celebrate the most important historical events for the French: the liberation of the Bastille prison and the end of the French monarchy. The Tacoma café celebrates Bastille Day with an evening of kir aperitifs, three-course French dinner, French music and a

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The dating game

The missus and I have been married for 10 years now, so we are far removed from the whole dating scene. Yeah sure, we have solicited the services of the neighborhood baby-sitter and grandparents from time to time to go to dinner before seeing a show. But that’s not the

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The dating game

The missus and I have been married for 10 years now, so we are far removed from the whole dating scene. Yeah sure, we have solicited the services of the neighborhood baby-sitter and grandparents from time to time to go to dinner before seeing a show. But that’s not the

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ICONcepts

The show is called ICONcepts, but it could just as well be called the beatification of Dale Chihuly and Lynn Di Nino. The term “icon” is one of those words the meaning of which has been so expanded through common usage and misusage that it can mean almost anything, from

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ICONcepts

The show is called ICONcepts, but it could just as well be called the beatification of Dale Chihuly and Lynn Di Nino. The term “icon” is one of those words the meaning of which has been so expanded through common usage and misusage that it can mean almost anything, from

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Western R Bar & Grill

Sometime after an obnoxiously glutinous dinner at Pacific Grill and some Chocolate Cake shots at Puget Sound Pizza, Carmen and The KAke wussed out while new friend Ginger Knoxx convinced me it’d be a smart idea to close down a local dive bar. So off to the Western R on

DIVE IN: Western R Bar & Grill

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DIVE IN: Western R Bar & Grill

Sometime after an obnoxiously glutinous dinner at Pacific Grill and some Chocolate Cake shots at Puget Sound Pizza, Carmen and The KAke wussed out while new friend Ginger Knoxx convinced me it’d be a smart idea to close down a local dive bar. So off to the Western R on

Locked and loaded

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Locked and loaded

Tacoma officials have confirmed that Florida-based private prison corporation the GEO Group has plans to expand a prison for immigrants on the Tacoma tide flats by 50 percent, providing capacity for more than 1,500 prisoners. With capacity for 1,000 prisoners, the Northwest Detention Center is already the largest GEO private

Locked and loaded

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Locked and loaded

Tacoma officials have confirmed that Florida-based private prison corporation the GEO Group has plans to expand a prison for immigrants on the Tacoma tide flats by 50 percent, providing capacity for more than 1,500 prisoners. With capacity for 1,000 prisoners, the Northwest Detention Center is already the largest GEO private

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