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A tour of local spas

SAVI DAY SPAI expected Savi Day Spa inside Hotel Murano to be elegant, soothing and decadent. I was right on all counts. What I didn’t expect was the sensation of the amazing Vichy shower. I was lying on a cushioned table in a tile room. Jessica Glaser had just massaged

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Dia de los Muertos

Death is the ultimate mind bender. If you’ve ever lost someone close to you, then you know what I mean. You’re here; they’re gone, and you must adapt. Adapting can be a disorienting process. Case in point: Something happens that only your friend would appreciate so you pick up the

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Dia de los Muertos

Death is the ultimate mind bender. If you’ve ever lost someone close to you, then you know what I mean. You’re here; they’re gone, and you must adapt. Adapting can be a disorienting process. Case in point: Something happens that only your friend would appreciate so you pick up the

Green is the new pink

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Green is the new pink

The word green has many colloquial meanings in America. It means envious. It means brand new. Some say it even means horny, but recently green has become the new catch word for things that are environmentally beneficial. If you tell your friends you live in a green house, some might

Green is the new pink

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Green is the new pink

The word green has many colloquial meanings in America. It means envious. It means brand new. Some say it even means horny, but recently green has become the new catch word for things that are environmentally beneficial. If you tell your friends you live in a green house, some might

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Wine and jazz fest

Saturday, March 8, the Tacoma Wine and Jazz Festival will celebrate what looks like a victory. It finally looks like Ted Brown’s dream will come true. For the past several years Brown (no relation to the music store by the same name) has been lobbying and fund-raising to build an

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Wine and jazz fest

Saturday, March 8, the Tacoma Wine and Jazz Festival will celebrate what looks like a victory. It finally looks like Ted Brown’s dream will come true. For the past several years Brown (no relation to the music store by the same name) has been lobbying and fund-raising to build an

Cuppa inspiration

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Cuppa inspiration

Stephenie Jekel, owner of four Java Flow coffeehouses, knows a thing or two about triumph over adversity. Eight years ago she was homeless, addicted to methamphetamines, a domestic violence survivor, and mother of two small children. Jekel attended her first 12-step meeting at Java Flow in downtown Olympia in 2000.

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The Red Man

It took several attempts to get an interview with David Rhys-Johnson, aka The Red Man. We played phone tag for days since he frequently travels out of town for piano gigs and lessons. He seems to be constantly on the move. Tonight you can catch him as he performs at

Cuppa inspiration

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Cuppa inspiration

Stephenie Jekel, owner of four Java Flow coffeehouses, knows a thing or two about triumph over adversity. Eight years ago she was homeless, addicted to methamphetamines, a domestic violence survivor, and mother of two small children. Jekel attended her first 12-step meeting at Java Flow in downtown Olympia in 2000.

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Hit and run in Tacoma

This is not the kind of hit Mike Coucoules was hoping for.Friday was "National Ride Your Bike to Work Day" so Mike Coucoules rode his bicycle to Sluggo Music on Sixth Avenue where he has worked for many years. After work as he was peddling home he was hit by

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