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Honey Bee BBQ

Honey Bee BBQ With something like 25 days to go before Memorial Day — when it will become the time when it’s OK to not only wear white pants but also to barbecue at will, on the deck, in the parking lot, behind the office, you name it — it’s high

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The Flying Scotsman

In America, it took the phenomenon of Lance Armstrong’s repeated wins in the Tour de France to capture the general public’s attention and bring the sport of bicycle racing front and center. Yet in Europe, and in many countries around the world, cycling competitions are frequently major sports stories in

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Two out of three ain’t bad

If you walked out of the exhilarating triumph that was “Spider-Man 2” and immediately started counting the days until the release of Spidey Trois, there’s probably nothing I can say that will dissuade you from racing to the multiplex for the eagerly anticipated third installment — but I gotta try

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Aaron Spiro

If the label alt-Christian acoustic rock stops you dead in your tracks and makes you do a U-turn, then you might miss one of the most cultivated local artists. Aaron Spiro is the king of crescendo and a master of emotionally charged vocals. At times he sounds like Coldplay’s Chris

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New wave of music in area

This week Club Impact hosts a night of electronic bands featuring Bellingham band Robotronica. Since I’ve been waiting for a day when Tacoma would embrace its inner robot, I decided to devote my column to the subject. Though there has been a thriving electronic music scene in Seattle for years thanks

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Thinking man’s hard rock band

By now, I’d imagine you’re probably sick and tired of me writing about Puyallup. It seems like every time I cover a band from P-town, all I can do is blabber and yak about my memories from growing up there. Puyallup Viking football, yada, yada, yada. Skipping school and smoking cigarettes,

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Eliot Lipp, Metal Fest, Beatbox Fred and others

Thursday Robin J. Landry If you get as psyched as I do when Lucinda Williams rips a new disc, then check out Robin J. Landry.  While her voice isn’t as weathered as Williams’, Landry’s insights on life, love and loss are just as compelling as anything the dirty blonde icon ever penned. 

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Clearing the air

Throughout my 25 years of existence, I’ve taken many a road, and I’d say I’ve learned my way around.  For example: pretty sure the road to hell is paved with my Nordstrom receipts.  And the way to a man’s stomach?  Screw baked goods.  It’s through his NCAA bracket … or

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Eating and seeing

Sweets, Treats and Mother’s Day Designs Love Sweets, Treats and Designs for the decadent chocolate love found within, or love it for any one of the other, super cool, super fun products you see in the shop.  But know this: as you shop there for Mom, you’ll be rewarded with deals and

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Radiance and Wind Up Here

Mama love As a rule, I dislike being told that I have to buy something just because some retail establishment tells me I have to.  Hence, I’m not a big fan of the greeting-card holidays. But as one looms, I have to sheepishly admit, it’s a good idea to have a day to

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Heaven in Olympia

At Jacquelyn David Salon and Day Spa in Olympia, the devil’s not in the details, but heaven’s waiting there. Details such as special gold-flecked paint, custom casework that sets a high-quality tone, a private Bridal Suite to open next month where entire bridal parties can go to be pampered in high

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Scott Russell

As Scott Russell sauntered down the runway in Bond, James Bond fashion (toy gun in hand), the woman sitting next to me at the Point Defiance Zoo Society Fashion Tea raised her eyebrows in horror. Apparently she’d not been to a Zoobilee, to realize that, in point of fact, Russell was

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Watch out

Your graduation diploma-grabbing hand ain’t strong if your watch sucks. Yes, graduation is almost here.  My senior friend will leave me behind. So sad. I want to send her away with a watch graduation present.  She’s always late.  Always.  So next time she’s late she’ll look at her cute watch and think

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Pub is grubbin’

ANNOUNCER: There is a comical quote attributed to National Review columnist and notorious right-wing homophobe John Derbyshire that sums up many people’s notions about Irish cuisine: “We put the food in boiling water. Then we go and hoe the fields for 10 hours or so. Then we have a ‘ceili’

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Belgian Beer and French Cheese Tasting

Belgian Beer and French Cheese Tasting No one really needs a reason to drink beer; like sex or miniature golf, beer itself is cause enough to partake. But those who feel they need an excuse to imbibe in public ought to think about checking out the Belgian Beer and French Cheese

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Big bboy battle here

Leave it to the masters at Fab 5 to bring the world’s premier one-on-one bboy battle to the South Sound. Stop for a minute and think about what it means that Bboy World’s All Nations 1v1 Breakdance Competition will make stops in just eight cities – New York, Miami, San

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I love the islands

I knew going into this trip that my stay in Oahu would be anything but the traditional Hawaiian vacation, since Honolulu is such a big city, but I didn’t know it would be this much of a good time. Sure, there’s the hustle and bustle of pimps, thugs, hookers and way

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Broadway Center announces next season

It turns out that my father lied when he told me that hard work would help me reach my career goal. I probably shouldn’t be too shocked by this news. He also lied that time I asked where babies come from. So I admire Broadway Center Executive Director David Fischer’s hard

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Eat Mexican this week

As far as the Weekly Volcano is concerned, any excuse to eat Mexican food is a good one. But the celebration of Cinco de Mayo — usually observed over a period of days, not just on the 5th — provides us with even more ammunition for gorging on tacos, chile

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Alexandria in the house

Thursday, May 3: Alexandria Nicole Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., $85, Sea Grill, 1498 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253.272.5656. Every Saturday: “Taste,” Pacific Grill’s wine and cheese tasting, after 9 p.m., complimentary, Pacific Grill, 1502 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253.627.3535. Saturday, May 12: Seventh Annual Wine Classic, 5:30 p.m., $125 per person, Tacoma Community College,

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