Tax Avoiders

The folks in DC have managed to frame the nationwide argument against deficit spending as one of “Cut Social Security and Medicare,” not “Cut wasteful giveaways to already very wealthy corporations a...

The Firecracker Men who Built Tacoma

There are many creation stories for the City of Destiny, ranging from larger-than-life Waukesha tales of mythical beings to even-larger-than-life floods that could certainly be Washington’s “Big Bang...

The History of Fashion in Tacoma

It is undeniable that the city of Tacoma has a rich culture. We are home to some of the best local music, great restaurants that serve unique cuisine (Red Hot’s Hosmer Hound Dog anyone?), publication...

The Well-Known Webster

At the corner of Seventh Avenue and St. Helens Avenue in sits the Webster Apartments: the oldest apartment building in the downtown core of Tacoma. Prominently located on a hill rising out of Commenc...

The New Esquire Network?–I'm Not G4 It!

During the summer of 2002, I chill-laxed in my living room, watching television as afternoon sunlight slanted through the sliding glass door.  I sat on the carpet, leaning back against the couch and ...