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Tacoma Comedy Club set to move

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Tacoma Comedy Club set to move

Just five months old and like a growing newborn, Tacoma Comedy Club is already too big for its britches.  The only difference is Tacoma Comedy Club co-owners Adam Norwest and Aaron Flett-Riggs aren't whining. Instead, they're enabling their very own growth spurt - planning a move next weekend to 933

2016 Best of Olympia: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Outdoors

2016 Best of Olympia: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

I'm not a birder. In theory I should be. I mean, I love nature, animals, seeing animals in their world, any reason to get outside and any excuse to travel. Being a birder would facilitate all of these things, but nothing seems more boring to me. Looking through binoculars at

THING: Johnny's Dock Reuben sandwich

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THING: Johnny's Dock Reuben sandwich

This week's intended thing: Johnny's Dock PB&J & Bacon Sandwich Deleted from existence: Six months ago Tears shed regarding item deletion: 2,329 Popular menu item: Yes Popular enough: Obviously not Initial gross out factor: High Actual deliciousness: Heavenly Jelly used: Jalapeno Random ingredient: Cheddar Cheese Thing substituted for this week's column: Reuben sandwich   Gah! I navigated my way along Pacific

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Goodwill hosts quarterly veteran networking, hiring event

There comes a time when one's military career comes to an end, and it is time to return to civilian life. There are often questions about how a military career will translate into a job in the outside world and about how to transition smoothly into the workforce. The Goodwill

THING: DeRosa's fish taco de-virginization

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THING: DeRosa's fish taco de-virginization

What: DeRosa's fish taco de-virginization Where: Mazatlan Restaurant, downtown Puyallup When: During happy hour Happy hour days: Monday-Thursday Happy hour times: 3-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close All day happy hour: Sundays Happy hour located: In the bar Was I happy: Oh, you betcha! For more than an hour: HELL. YES. It's a fish taco. Fish inside of

Small but mighty

Military Life

Small but mighty

Socks, bubble gum and a deck of cards. Cool gifts inside your Christmas stocking or just fillers? That depends on your perspective. But one thing's for sure - a well-stuffed Christmas stocking is a great thing to give, as well as receive. Stuffing stockings is often a balance of budget, practicality

PLACE: Thai Restaurant in Fife

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PLACE: Thai Restaurant in Fife

This week ... Place: Thai Restaurant in Fife Type of food served: Thai Language spoken: Thai Orders written in: Thai Country the employees are all from: Thailand What they're not: Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Hungarian Not on the menu: Spaghetti, burgers, hummus Most popular dish: House Fried Rice Across the street: BJ's Bingo What I immediately wanted to go do: Play

Lips like sugar

Music

Lips like sugar

I think it's safe to say that the majority of the films of John Hughes found their success and their long-lasting nostalgic value through their impeccable usage of music. Movies like Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, and The Breakfast Club are passably surface-examining studies of teenage life, more comfortable dealing

PLACE: Alfred's Cafe and Bubble Room

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PLACE: Alfred's Cafe and Bubble Room

This week ... Place: Alfred's Cafe and Bubble Room Originally named: Bill & Ted's Restaurant, Cafe and Tavern (1930s) Adopted current name: Late 1950s Daytime bartender: Scott Wright Evening bartender: Kali Happy hour: 4-7 p.m. Open for: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Bubbles seen: Only in our beer Beers consumed: Two each Parking lot: Resembles a pack of sardines   Melanie Manista-Rushforth (of Rushforth

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PLACE: Warthog Barbeque Pit

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PLACE: Warthog Barbeque Pit

This week ... Place: Warthog Barbeque Pit Established: 1999 Location: Fife Founder: Gary Kurashima Closed for deep cleaning: Christmastime Curtains: Black ruffles with chili peppers Stuffed dead animals: 30 Sweet tea: Yes Built: Inside the Kingdome Previously: Log cabin model home Seating: Indoor and outdoor Capacity: 50-100 guests Catering: Yes Music: Country Number of Thin Mints I ate while writing this: 8   Upon entering this log

Tribute to greatness

Music

Tribute to greatness

  Weekly Volcano co-publisher Pappi Swarner and I have a little game we play called "Wish I Were There." It involves coming up with the best live show ever played by a band, and then relating how, obviously, we wish we were there. Most selections come from obscure shows of the

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PERSON: Aja Pound

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PERSON: Aja Pound

This week ... Person: Aja PoundHometown: TacomaCareer: EstheticianMarital status: SingleLongest relationship: 3.5 yearsWhy they broke up: Not in loveHopeless romantic: No, realistWhat she's looking for in a man: Honesty, sense of humor, not in a clubWhat she is: Easy going, caring, socialAre her parents reading this: YesWould I have mentioned her

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

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

PLACE: Mi Chalateca Pupuseria

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PLACE: Mi Chalateca Pupuseria

This week ... Place: Mi Chalateca Pupuseria Visited: Sunday at noon Partner in crime: Anne Anderle, Weekly Volcano intern Time spent: 2.33 hours Most offensive menu item: Dog penis. Just kidding. Food plates on our table: Approximately eight Space left on the table: Four square inches Biggest mistake: Not wearing elastic waistbands Mutual weight gained: 6 pounds, 14 ounces Event

Ch-ch-ch-changes

Outdoors

Ch-ch-ch-changes

I've lived in Washington for seven short years now, but yes, I have made the pilgrimage to Puyallup to attend the state fair. It's a rite of local citizenship. My wife, an immigrant from that far-off land called Wichita, impressed upon me an obligation to sample Fisher scones with raspberry

PLACE: Dorky's Bar Arcade

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PLACE: Dorky's Bar Arcade

This week ... Place: Dorky's Bar Arcade Open since: Sept. 28, 2010 Owners: Les Voros-Bond and Caroline Dennewith Cost of all games: 25 cents What I just lied about: Newer pinball games are actually 50 cents Total pinball machines: 11 Most popular game: TMNT Percentage of readers who will know what TMNT stands for: 87% Oldest games: Space Invaders

PLACE: Organic Comfort Food Cafe

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PLACE: Organic Comfort Food Cafe

Place: Puyallup's Organic Comfort Food Cafe Items on menu: Somewhere between 30 and 300, more toward 30 Times I made the server come back to table: 13 Times I had showered that day: Zero Server slightly victimized by my presence: Of course Kid's menu: Yes Alcohol: No Parking: Street Available seats: About 40 Hot men eating healthy: None that

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