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U.P. Station Bar & Grill

When Bandito Betty first moved to Tacoma, and began looking for a bartending job, she often contemplated U.P. Station Bar & Grill. Unfortunately, she was too chicken shit to go inside and check it out. It looks quite small and uninviting from the outside, and there were always the same

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The Freakouts

Rock and roll is a youthful expression. It’s how the music was created and what it was meant to be. Rock and roll is about rebellion and energy and letting loose — all things you do better young. No matter how many more tours the Rolling Stones sellout, the facts

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Dead Air Fresheners, 7 on 7 and others

Thursday, Jan. 10 SYNTH PUNK unicorn basement Just when I think I know everything about music, I get thrown for a loop. Part New Wave, part punk and part noise rock, Unicorn Basement is an experimental synth duet who are as quirky as Zappa, but their low-fi synthetic sound is more accessible

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Vince Brown

Vince Brown is no stranger to string swing fans in the Northwest. As a part of the Tune Stranglers, Hot Club Sandwich and the duo Red and Ruby with LaVon Hardison, Brown’s nimble fingers have delighted audiences for more than 30 years. Beginning tonight, the guitarist/banjoist/ukulele-ist will host Swing Set

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Crystal clear message

No photo Crystal clear message YAYA media spreads the word on meth abusers  / by robert dobbs This week at Olympia’s Capitol Theater, filmmakers from Oly-based  YAYA Media will offer a deeper look into the lives of methamphetamine abusers — their struggles, their perspectives and their evaluation of prevention tactics and programs, among

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Black and white is in

What’s black, white and chic all over? Everything this season. The combo of black and white has been a fashion statement ever since the days of Coco Chanel and Elisa Schiaparelli, and it’s back for 2008. This trendy twosome was spotted all over the spring runways in bold silhouettes and

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A more sophisticated thriller

Now here is an excellent example of why it is more frightening to await something than to experience it. “The Orphanage” has every opportunity to descend into routine shock and horror, or even into the pits with the slasher pictures, but it pulls the trigger only a couple of times.

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Precautions ramp up on base

  Precautions to reduce COVID-19 cases on base ramped up in recent days to include expanded mask requirements, temperature checks, and more. AD: Tricare covers depression services off base - no referals for family members.  Start HERE. While cases on Joint Base Lewis-McChord are relatively small they have been increasing along with the

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Kick the "Bucket List"

“The Bucket List” is a movie about two old codgers who are nothing like people, both suffering from cancer that is nothing like cancer, and setting off on adventures that are nothing like possible. I urgently advise hospitals: Do not make the DVD available to your patients; there may be

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Teppanyaki comes to Spanaway

Samaurai’s of Spanaway Every once in a while — and far too infrequently — a concept comes along that I can get really excited about: Teppanyaki sizzling in Spanaway. Jerry and Debbie Halsey will open the 10,000 square-foot Samaurai’s Japanese Steakhouse at 19321 Mountain Hwy. E. in Spanaway on Thursday, Jan. 17.

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Breakfast

AFFAIRS CAFE & BAKERY Affairs Café & Bakery is a comfy place to catch up with a friend over gourmet breakfast and strawberry mimosa.  Also, their chocolates are as close to a vice as you can get without actually sinning.  2811 Bridgeport Way W., University Place, 253.565.8604. BABBLIN’ BABS BISTRO Chef William Mueller

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Blueberry season is finally upon us

  Blueberry cobbler, blueberry pie, blueberry crisp - oh my! That's right, it's time to start baking everything blueberry, because it's officially blueberry season in Washington state. Of course before the baking can begin, the blueberries need to be picked, or picked up from a farm stand whichever you prefer. Here

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$100 million for base housing

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Many on-base residents will begin to see major updates, to include air conditioning, luxury vinyl plank flooring and an open-concept floor plan, to their homes and neighborhoods in the next few years on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. DEPRESSED? TMS services in Lakewood and Lacey

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Free education for military

  One of the largest benefits of military service for active duty, reserves and family members are the savings available for higher education.  From a certificate to medical school, you can save a bundle as you prepare for a satisfying career. These options are discussed in great detail Saturday during a morning

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Keep trim at local restaurants

The New Year is here and yet we are still stuck with the same bodies we had last year. There is this dire need to renew and refresh. Eat healthy, workout, drink less, get more sleep, and it MUST begin January 1. But in reality, you were most likely hung

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I just can't commit

If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m a complete commitment phob and that even applies to my skin. I have to let you cutting-edge readers down by saying that there’s not one tattoo that graces my entire body. That’s not because I frown upon tattoos. Oh no, I actually find them to

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Can you strut your stuff in fur?

If you love baseball, look good in antlers and think you have what it takes to be the next Rhubarb the Reindeer, the Tacoma Rainiers is hosting mascot tryouts Jan. 12. Only a handful of people have signed up, so your chances are better than you might think. The Weekly

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Time warp

As juried art shows go, the Third Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Art Center, South Puget Sound Community College, is not bad. There are some old friends as well as some excellent artists I’ve never before seen. There are a couple of sappy landscapes, a

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Colin A Go Go Birthday Bash

When someone yells, “Birthday!” the League of Liberal Libations members answer that primal call to go out and get over served — no matter who it is, what else may be going on, and if it’s a Sunday. Tacoma karaoke legend Colin celebrated his birthday Sunday at Jazzbones. The League

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Cases accelerate on JBLM

  In July, Joint Base Lewis-McChord has recorded more cases of COVID 19 in a single month even though we are only at this month’s half point, and that spread will likely accelerate in the coming weeks, according to Lt. Col. Luke Mease from Madigan speaking Tuesday during a bi-weekly Facebook

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