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Tacoma’s Fireboat #1

Fireboat #1 served the Port of Tacoma proudly for 54 years. Built in 1929, she’s one of the first boats designed and built specifically for fighting dockside or shipboard fires. Continue reading

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Chihuly’s Crystal Towers

At first glance, Chihuly’s Crystal Towers look like a pair of blue sugar swizzle sticks standing on end. But at night, the crystals are illuminated from below and the towers become beacons of light in the midst of the city. Continue reading

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The Real Rose Red Mansion – Thornewood Castle

Much of Stephen King’s Rose Red mini-series was filmed onsite at Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, WA. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Rosewood Cafe!

The Rosewood Cafe has everything from appetizers to desserts, with a good selection of tasty salads and sandwiches in between. Fresh ingredients served on hearty breads instead of standard sandwich slices, and everything nicely seasoned. Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Larry Anderson

“New Beginnings” is a bronze statue created by famed Pacific NW artist Larry Anderson. It’s located on the sidewalk just outside of Tacoma’s historic Union Station building. Continue reading

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Spring Has Come to the Seymour Conservatory

The W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatoy has over 250 plant species in its permanent collection. But imagine our delight when we discovered that it also features special floral exhibits that change every month! Continue reading

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