Browsing Month June, 2011

Purple Peacock?

By at June 24, 2011 | 11:15 pm | 0 Comment

The Purple Peacock is a unique gift store in downtown Tacoma. Items range from jewelry to furniture, and include unique gifts from Asia and around the world. The store has been here since January 2011 and is located on Pacific Avenue. Ashleigh David, owner of the Purple Peacock store, gave a background on the store, “My two favorite things are shopping and traveling

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The “Man” Salad

By at June 23, 2011 | 11:11 pm | 0 Comment

The Northwest Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant located on 156th and Meridian (Sunrise Village Shopping Center) in Puyallup is first class. Leather couches surround fireplaces, tasteful paintings; leather seating throughout the restaurant, bar seating is available with a television; including outdoor seating with umbrellas. Appetizers range from bruschetta to stuffed

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Jeans Day Fund

By at June 22, 2011 | 11:16 pm | 1 Comments

Commencement Bank is located on Broadway Plaza in downtown Tacoma. Jill Gill, Relationship Manager at Commencement Bank, explained how long the bank has been in existence and the history, “Almost 5 years. Hal Russell and most of the executive officers have been in banking for over 30 years. And they formed Commencement Bank and to give a presence of a local, strong,

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Silver Cloud Inn is like home, only much nicer

By at June 13, 2011 | 9:33 pm | 0 Comment

Silver Cloud Inns and Hotels were founded in 1980 with ten properties operating in both Washington and Oregon. The hotel management and staff take personal pride in providing outstanding customer service to all guests. They treat each guest as a “VIP,” making them feel as if they are home away from home. Today the company employees more than 500 employees.

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Aim for AIM mail center in Lakewood

By at June 9, 2011 | 10:40 pm | 0 Comment

AIM mail center, located on 100th Street Southwest in Lakewood, has been in existence for approximately 10 years. The successful AIM mail center is comparable to a post office or FedEx, as mailboxes, shipping, and copying services are available. However, AIM is unique in the sense that some of the mail center services are provided by workers who are trainees [clients]

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Three best parks for walking in Tacoma

By at June 8, 2011 | 10:45 pm | 1 Comments

As many walkers know, good parks with trails are hard to find. That is why we have chosen the best three parks for walkers in Tacoma. Those three are: Wapato Park, Nature Center, and Point Defiance Park. Wapato Park, located at South Sheridan in Tacoma (off I-5 near 72nd street exit), has a walking trail that encompasses the lake, gardens, a softball field, and two

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