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Feedbag: Lakewood Dish Mob, Moveable Feast, "Cookies for Grown-Ups" and more ...

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Feedbag: Lakewood Dish Mob, Moveable Feast, "Cookies for Grown-Ups" and more ...

LAKEWOOD DISH MOB Lakewood Chamber of Commerce supports Lakewood restaurants. It's actually their job - a satisfying job, too. Thursday, July 25, the Lakewood Chamber ask the entire South Sound to join them to discuss Lakewood business while supporting Ah Badabing Pizzeria (6101 100th St. SW), a Lakewood restaurant (natch!), for

Air Force readiness harmed by steep cuts

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Air Force readiness harmed by steep cuts

The rigid requirements of sequestration spending cuts have made it difficult for the Air Force to maintain readiness, the service's top officer said yesterday. Speaking to CNN's John King at the annual Aspen Institute Security Forum in Aspen, Colo., Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

The lax Romana: Veni, vici Julius Casear

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The lax Romana: Veni, vici Julius Casear

In November 1864, an all-star, benefit performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar went up in the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. That one-night show raised funds for a statue of the Bard in Central Park, which stands to this day. Five months later, one of those famous actors snuck into

Olympia's New Moon Cafe goes Black

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Olympia's New Moon Cafe goes Black

There's something new happening at the New Moon Cafe. The cafe, an Olympia institution beloved for its homemade blackberry jam, low prices and funky vibe, changes hands next week, becoming a cooperative. A team will run the place, with every member working at one or more typical restaurant jobs and taking

10th Annual Olympia Hempfest

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10th Annual Olympia Hempfest

"No stress, only action." These words rang strong and true as Olympia Hempfest and Tacoma Cannabis Farmers Market founder Jeremy Miller and I chatted about political activism around marijuana. The comment he made was in regard to the city of Tacoma's recent decision to shut down his (and any other) market in

Two Airmen from Team McChord hike with USAF Seven Summits Team

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Two Airmen from Team McChord hike with USAF Seven Summits Team

For some, hiking and climbing for days, and sometimes months, through some of the harshest environments known to man, would seem like an arduous task not enjoyed by many. Two Airmen from Team McChord experienced just that as they summited Mount Rainier, Wash., July 19 through 22.

Old Age's heartfelt rock

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Old Age's heartfelt rock

My first exposure to Old Age took me by surprise. The opening, titular track of their latest release, Rain Won't Ever Come, begins with a ragged lead vocal surrounded on all sides by boozy oohs and la las. The track is slightly reminiscent of the Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down,"

Music Critics' Picks: Bandolier, The Jilly Rizzo, Mothrider, Stripmall Architecture

Critics' Picks

Music Critics' Picks: Bandolier, The Jilly Rizzo, Mothrider, Stripmall Architecture

[POP] + FRI, JULY 26 Pop aficianados Bandolier boast enough bubbly orange sunshine in their sound to propel their motor scooters sans power. A blend of dancey keyboards with the pop vocal layering of traditional songwriting from the 1960s - well, yeah, that's pretty much the story here. Pop as pop

10 best South Sound takeout restaurants

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10 best South Sound takeout restaurants

Get home after a long day of work, put on some sweats, grab the phone and start dialing. Sometimes there's no better course of action than calling in an order of takeout at a favorite restaurant. These 10 best takeout restaurants in the South Sound all have easily accessible online

Through July 28: Artists Susan Christian and Haley Bea

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Through July 28: Artists Susan Christian and Haley Bea

Artist Susan Christian has opened her downtown Olympia studio space for exhibitions and events. She calls the space Salon Refu after the famous Salon de Refusés that made the French Impressionists famous. The latest show in the space is an exhibition of prints by Haley Bea. I never

Saturday, Aug. 3: Western Hymn

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Saturday, Aug. 3: Western Hymn

The band members of Western Hymn - Craig Extine (guitar, vocals), Sarah Utter (bass, vocals) and Kris Cunningham (drums) - became acquainted when their previous bands played shows together. Brought together by their love of classic punk music such as The Sonics and The

Thursday, Aug. 1: Stripmall Architecture

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Thursday, Aug. 1: Stripmall Architecture

Drawing inspiration from early electronica as well as gauzy '90s darlings like Mazzy Star, Stripmall Architecture sound beautiful, even if they don't particularly sound like shiny happy people. But never mind. What Stripmall Architecture do, they do very well: accompanying long, tear-soaked car rides; filling dark dance floors with lonely

Monday, July 29: Mothrider

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Monday, July 29: Mothrider

It's gotta be said: when it comes to bringing some much-needed stage presence to the act of being a performing DJ, Mothrider is about as compelling as they come. Perpetually hidden beneath a sort of black and white super-villain mask (or maybe the kind of face that would've been super-saturated

Friday, July 26: Old Age

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Friday, July 26: Old Age

My first exposure to Old Age took me by surprise. The opening, titular track of their latest release, Rain Won't Ever Come, begins with a ragged lead vocal surrounded on all sides by boozy oohs and la las. The track is slightly reminiscent of the Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down,"

USO Northwest to upgrade it space at SeaTac

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USO Northwest to upgrade it space at SeaTac

When 150,000 people are utilizing and relying on your space to alleviate their travel stress, you need adequate room and facilities. When those people are the country's military and their families, you need it to be better than adequate. "We have the largest throughput of military family members in the United

Rock and Rally for the Troops

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Rock and Rally for the Troops

Everyone wants to show support for the troops but most aren't sure how to go about it. What if it were as easy as showing up to a concert in Tacoma and sipping a beverage in the beer garden? The first weekend in August it is just that simple. Saturday, Aug.

Sgt. Brandon Maggart Legacy Run around the corner

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Sgt. Brandon Maggart Legacy Run around the corner

Community bonding and remembrance can come in many forms, but what happens when these two important things come together just by simply lacing up one's running shoes and taking to the road? It's community building at its finest and a wonderful way to remember our fallen American heroes. The third annual St.

JBLM Spouse magazine: July 26, 2013 - Summer Eats

Spouse magazine

JBLM Spouse magazine: July 26, 2013 - Summer Eats

Spouse magazine is a free, weekly, online magazine that addresses the unique needs and interests of military spouses at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Spouse speaks to our reader's values and focuses on

Urban Spelunker: Bonney Lake

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Urban Spelunker: Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake is a compelling combination of a blissful retreat-like environment and thriving business community. When driving through, you can spy heavily wooded serenity, take in the view and still find modern societal necessities like an Applebee's, Target and Wal-Mart surrounded by idyllic residential communities. And though many of the

Thursday, Aug. 1: Tales of Travel

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Thursday, Aug. 1: Tales of Travel

With travel come all the wonderful stories of rats in Paris, cats in Greece, and roaches in Spain. Does anyone else track their trips through the vermin they encounter along the way? Thursday at the University Place Library you can hear even more fabulous stories about travel. That's because Jared

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