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Transport to an exotic land

Pal-Do World is where to go when you don't have the time or patience to drive to Seattle's China Town. Nestled off of South Tacoma Way, it's incredibly easy to get to, no matter which direction you are coming from. From the moment you walk in to the store, you

Dining at the course

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Dining at the course

The U.S. Open has us thinking a lot about golf, but also a little about food. And while it is near impossible at this point to get tickets to the big show, you can hang out on some other courses in the area to at least get close to the

Stock your rental

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Stock your rental

If you are renting a home during the U.S. Open, and you need to keep the refrigerator stocked, you have come to the right place. Grocery shopping near Chamber's Bay is amazing. Sure, there are Safeway and Fred Meyer, but the specialty stores will keep your pre- and post-functions deliciously

Beer and the Open

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Beer and the Open

Beer is good. Beer is great. And during the U.S. Open, there are a couple key places to stock up your rental fridge or pack the cooler for watching the tournament on TV (pretty sure you can't take it into the venue). For brewpubs, Narrows Brewing on the upper end of

Getting to the parking lots

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Getting to the parking lots

No one really knows what's going to happen. Sure, planners have spent years anticipating traffic problems surely to rise when you hold one of the country's biggest sporting events on a cliff with one road in and one out, but that will not matter when you just wanted to grab

Monday, Feb. 23: Author Holly Black

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Monday, Feb. 23: Author Holly Black

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once. At the center of

Tuesday, Feb. 4: Absolute Beginner Argentine Tango

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Tuesday, Feb. 4: Absolute Beginner Argentine Tango

The ecstatic pulse of the tango: It moves with a painterly look, an exotic atmosphere and the irresistible and insinuating rhythms of the music. That said, the boundaries in tango are very strong. What was inappropriate 60 years ago in an Argentine form is still inappropriate today. Touching your partner

Five must see shows for 2012-2013

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Five must see shows for 2012-2013

Fall 2012 is bringing a full lineup of shows to the venues of Tacoma-from the Broadway Center to the city's many smaller theatres to the Tacoma Dome. Opera? You got it. Broadway shows? You got it. Holiday events? Yeah, you got that too. But be forewarned, the best that the

Grays Harbor fair announces musical lineup

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Grays Harbor fair announces musical lineup

The Grays Harbor County Fair announced its musical lineup and other entertainment acts this week, and it features several great acts.  Charlie Daniels and the Charlie Daniels Band will take the stage at 8 p.m. Aug. 8. Daniels is probably best known for his hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia,"

The Watermelon Gin Fizz

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The Watermelon Gin Fizz

Its that time of year when watermelon starts filling up the large bins outside of grocery stores. Which is good news because we are thristy for a Watermelon Gin Fizz. Ingredients needed are, of course, watermelon, plus gin, lime juice, ginger ale, and lime wedges for

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Night Moves: Stay Grounded, You Are Plural, Trees and Timber, The Breaklites, The Rallies, Baby Gramps...

LIVE MUSIC TONIGHT IN THE SOUTH SOUND >>> B Sharp Coffee House Tacoma - Trianle District. Eugenie Jones. 7-10pm. NC. Bob's Java Jive Tacoma - Central. Julia Massey & the Five Finger Discount. Red Jacket Mine, Trees and Timber. 8 pm. $5. Over the past year or so, Trees and Timber have picked

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Tournament of Sandwiches: Sliced 16 begins

<<< VOTING CLOSED TUESDAY, APRIL 2 2013 >>> For the last two weeks we presented you with a compelling question: what is the best sandwich in the South Sound? And you have responded in droves. Sick days have been used. Friendships have fallen apart. Meat slicers and cashiers  seeking comfort in

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5 Things to Do Today: Golf, Belgian beer, Maria Jost, BINGO, and sketches

1. Bring the whole family out for a fun, family golf evening at the short William's Nine course at Meadow Park in Lakewood. Fees include a special bag tag for adults, and free golf balls & hot dog for the kids. Adult and youth golf equipment available

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Shyan Selah to put on free show Saturday to benefit breast cancer

In the first of a series of live music events throughout the summer, Tacoma's Freighthouse Square will host a live performance Saturday evening by recording artist and Northwest native Shyan Selah. The event is the culmination of a community partnership between Freighthouse Square and The Gap at Tacoma Mall. The concert

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5 Things to Do Today: Re-enactments, West Side Story, wine tasting, and Suddenly Seymour

TGIF! 1. Bring your picnic supper and the whole family and participate in games, music and dancing of the mid-1800s during 19th Century Family Night at Fort Nisqually in Point Defiance Park. Kids of all ages will enjoy the special firings of the Candy Cannon throughout the evening. Lemonade

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3 COURSES: Bite, cooking classes, bagels

Reservations: Comcast's annual Bite of Seattle will take place this weekend! Fifty-plus Seattle area restaurants and 30+ food product companies will be participating in this year's event. Check out link below for more information including: times, directions, prices, schedules, and much more. www.comcastbiteofseattle.com/article_read.php?articleid=195 Reservations: Interested in learning how to

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3 COURSES: 1022 South, wine party, fry fun

Cocktails: Want to meet master mixologists without leaving the 253?  1022 South knows how to bring the elixirs of life to, well, life.  And Fod & Wine magazine knows this as well.  1022 South was recently featured on the magazine's blog.  See the story on salt HERE. Reservations: Join Tacoma Nosh

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5 Things to Do Today: Mandolin count-down, comic BINGO, Tai Chi, tomfoolery and meditation

1. The Mandolin Cafe is retiring to South Sound history, but before it does, you can take part in the last four days of live music and events.  Starting tonight, here's the final count-down plan: Dave Berry & Friends Thu. 12. July (7:00pm-9:00pm), Fang Chia &

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5 Things to Do Today: Lacey Fireworks, Boy at the Grand, $2 bowling at Chalet, Boathouse 19 is open,

Happy Tuesday 1. The City of Lacey is getting an early jump on the 4th of July with fireworks scheduled for this evening. The rockets red glare at William A Bush Park, 4400 Chardonnay Dr. SE., Lacey.  Expect the show to dazzle around dusk. 2. If it's Tuesday, it

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Feel skinny in your bikini you lush

No need to feel fat in your bikini this Summer when Crystal light has made it possible to be a skinny lush. Crystal light is back for the summer with their Mocktail Packets available in three low calorie flavors: margarita, appletini, and mojito. Each packet, at a slimming 5 calories,

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