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Touring Compass Rose

Military Life

Touring Compass Rose

On a recent Friday morning in the Proctor district, a girlfriend and I headed into Compass Rose on 26th Ave. Next to an art gallery and Italian restaurant, the window displays caught my eye - a giant ice cream sandwich floatie, and a selection of cool back-to-school gear. As I imagined

Discover new restaurants

Features

Discover new restaurants

It's time to get out of your dining rut and discover new South Sound restaurants. And to help you, we have a few suggestions, at places you should definitely try. Paesan Kitchen and BarThe Foss Waterway in Tacoma is quickly becoming a destination spot for walking, socializing, and anyone looking for

USO at front and center

News Front

USO at front and center

Steadfastness and adaptability characterize the mission of the USO Northwest. The United Service Organizations is a private, nonprofit enterprise that supports servicemembers and their families through the Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC. Supporting America's troops is the USO's primary mission.  Over the past 49 years, the organization has evolved, developing new programs

Helping the homeless; feeding the hungry

Military Life

Helping the homeless; feeding the hungry

The overriding question at Catholic Community Services (CCS) is, "How can we help?" "We provide opportunity as the answer to that question," said Mike Curry, acting agency director. "We fill in what is needed in the lives of our clients." At the core of CCS existence are the values of compassion, diversity,

An ark for community

Military Life

An ark for community

An ark is a symbol of protection and safety to meet the needs of a community. The MultiCare Health Foundation understands the connection between caring for those in need and being in the community is which providers serve. "We are all about caring on all levels," Mary Ann Bastin, director of pediatric

Exponentially good

Military Life

Exponentially good

Leslie Burger said he has a big soapbox from which to speak. I believe him. "There is an incredible need to support servicemembers and their families, active and retired, with health-related needs," the retired Army doctor, past Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) commander, general officer, and past president of the Madigan

Love what you do

Military Life

Love what you do

The sign on Jodi Land's desk says it all about the Fisher House on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "Love What You Do," it reads. "The Fisher House is all about comforting, about providing a place the offers a sense of security and understanding," said Land, the business manager. JBLM's Fisher House is located at

The power of a lily

Military Life

The power of a lily

Most people recognize the lily - a symbol of spring - as the official Easter Seals' logo due to its association with the building of a new life. For the past 68 years, Easter Seals Washington has provided services to ensure that people with disabilities and families in need have equal

United Way leads the way

Military Life

United Way leads the way

Opportunity is defined as a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.Even better is when an opportunity allows those circumstances to lead to something good that benefits a community. "The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is an opportunity for local nonprofits in Pierce, Thurston and Lewis Counties to solicit

Biting into tooth care

Military Life

Biting into tooth care

Taking care of one's teeth is an excellent way to take care of one's overall health. Research clearly indicates that poor oral health can play a contributing factor in the development of diabetes, heart disease, pneumonia and pregnancy complications. Lindquist Dental Clinic for Children (LDCC) is dedicated to providing accessible, compassionate and

Humane treatment

Military Life

Humane treatment

Destiny has had the living daylights kicked and beaten out of her. It's a wonder she can still wag her tail at the sight of a human being. Severely mistreated, she was found by a good soul and then treated for multiple injuries by a veterinarian.  Once healthy, Destiny was turned over

History tour in Lakewood seen through a cemetery

Attractions

History tour in Lakewood seen through a cemetery

Mountain View Memorial Park in Lakewood, known for its picturesque grounds and superior customer service to families grieving the loss of a loved one, is celebrating its 100th year in operation with a weekend of events Sept. 26 and 27. General Manager Clarke Thomson and his staff expect to entertain upwards

The taste of AUSA

News Front

The taste of AUSA

Here's an easy way to help and say thanks to the military stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Just sip wine and beer and participate in a silent auction at the Taste of AUSA, Oct. 1 at the Foss Waterway Seaport on 705 Dock Street in Tacoma. The fundraiser is hosted by the

Where to Oktoberfest

Bars & Clubs

Where to Oktoberfest

While you have many fall festivals and fairs to choose from, there is none so legendary as Oktoberfest. The biggest and baddest of all Oktoberfests is in Munich, Germany, but if you don't have a couple thousand dollars for airfare handy, never fear. There are plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations in

Doyle's Public House

Reviews

Doyle's Public House

Already well known in North Tacoma for its great Irish beer and the loud soccer fans that gather for matches televised on one of the multiple TV's around the bar, Doyle's Public House has much more to offer than beer and soccer.  Items such as Irish soda bread, Irish Tatchos

Fall craft beer releases

Bars & Clubs

Fall craft beer releases

Nothing says autumn like a hop-tastic microbrew. While breweries craft seasonal beers all year round, great ones often come with the fall - bitter fresh-hopped pale ales, roasty porters, pumpkin stouts and creative concoctions designed to help ease you into the chilly Northwest winter. And nothing says beer like local brew

Mad Black: Fury Road Comic

Stage

Mad Black: Fury Road Comic

"If it weren't for my horse, I wouldn't have spent that year in college." This is a sentence that was stuck in comedian Lewis Black's head, and has thereafter been stuck in my head. What resonated so infuriatingly in Lewis Black's head, as a bit of overheard nonsense at an IHOP,

Itching all over

Music

Itching all over

Years ago, there was a house in University Place that was home to a very particular rabble of psych-rock enthusiasts and various layabouts. In my late teens, it was the place where I would go to chain-smoke, drink dangerous amounts of Carlo Rossi red wine, and listen to countless eye-opening

Faculty and staff exhibition at South Puget Sound Community College

Arts

Faculty and staff exhibition at South Puget Sound Community College

This year's faculty and staff art exhibition is one of the better shows they've had in quite some time and the best faculty exhibition since I've been reviewing them. The first thing to strike the eye when entering the gallery is Joe Batt's installation, "Oculus." It is a dramatic, inventive and

One shady bachelor

Stage

One shady bachelor

When I was a child, my dad showed me a Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis vehicle called Boeing Boeing. The manic comedy was based on a well-liked play by Marc Camoletti, and it featured the very farce-friendly concept of a bachelor in France juggling three girlfriends, who are conveniently unaware

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