Tacoma's Triangle District

From rare vintage pieces to romantic gothic clothing and accessories, Downtown Tacoma’s Triangle District has an eclectic group of clothing stores that are sure to meet the needs of most styles...

Louie Fest 2012

Hey, Tacoma music fans! Have you ever heard of the band The Wailers or the song “Louie Louie?” Well if you grew up in the fifties or sixties or have parents from that era then you’ve more then likely...

Pride & Prejudice and Twilight

Can you picture Elizabeth Bennet and Bella Swan exchanging laughter and giving each other relationship advice over tea and cookies? No, I think not. The characters of Elizabeth and Bella are far apar...

Drive-in movies: Catching up with the past

If you spent the summers of your youth visiting a drive-in movie theater, you likely have a soft spot for this kind of movie-going today. I still harbor an ancient fear from having witnessed “Gremlin...

Predatory student lending

Student loan debt has reached epidemic proportions in the USA. Surpassing credit card debt, it amounts to around a trillion dollars now and is likely to grow as tuition prices continue their rocket r...

Paying for “Hot Coffee” with Dudley

The controversy of paying more for on-the-disc content in the fighting video game “Street Fighter X Tekken” ignited a flame hotter than Ken’s Dragon Punch. The jargon confuses fans who wonder why the...