TACOMA

The Best Coug Bars On The West Side

You probably know 3 facts about me: I love my dogs, I love my IPAs and I love my Washington State University Cougars. Being a west side Coug in Husky town isn't always easy, but thanks to some killer Coug bars, there's always a place to gather with others who bleed Crimson & Gray! Just north of...
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Punk in Drublic Punk and Craft Beer Festival is This Weekend

There are two things that make me happy. Craft Beer and Punk Rock. And guess what? The two are coming together THIS WEEKEND right South in Tacoma. NOFX's Fat Mike is bringing the Punk in Drublic craft beer and music festival to Tacoma. Catch the Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival “...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Non-Traditional Eggs Bennies You MUST Try

I'm a MAJOR fan of brunching. In fact, I did so this past Sunday, and it inspired me to blog about one of my FAVORITE things to eat at brunch - Eggs Benedict! Although I love a traditional Eggs Benny, I have branched out when I've found something non-traditional on a menu. I wanted to share these 5...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How To Celebrate National Ice Cream Month Locally

There's no wrong way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month. Well, unless you don't consume any ice cream in July, then that's TRULY wrong... Hell, I've already had Moose Tracks and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough ice cream in the last week! If you're in the greater Seattle area, there are local masters...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 FABULOUS Local Fireworks Displays

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and there are a TON of gorgeous fireworks displays all around the Puget Sound region celebrating our nation's independence. It's time to plan something NEW and find adventure at one of these 4 phenomenal events: 1. For 40 years, the Tacoma Freedom Fair...
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Loud and Local Playlist for Sunday April 30th, 2017

Heiress – Lasts Red Fang – Number Thirteen Devils Hunt Me Down – Rusty Nail Devils Hunt Me Down – I Am That I Am Dogstrum – Crawl The Exquisites – Faith Year Of The Cobra – Persephone Ten Miles Wide – Gotta Go Seaweed – Kid Candy Wyatt Olney & The Wreckage – The Underground Shook Ones – So...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Annual SCAR Motorcyle Ride

This Saturday, the Annual SCAR Event takes place in Tacoma. The S top C hild A buse R ide is an incredible community event where all are invited to participate! The Gargoyles Protectors of Children Motorcycle Club is committed to keeping kids in our communities safe from harm, and this weekend's...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Spots For Turntable TLC Before Record Store Day

If you have an old turntable in storage collecting dust, it's time to bust it out and fix 'er up, because Saturday is Record Store Day ! I did the same thing about two years ago, and I'm inanely happy about the decision. I'm now a complete vinyl nerd, spending hours each week listening to, shopping...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The Best St. Paddy's Day Pubs & Parties

I'm drawn to Irish Pubs any day of the year. I love the food, the music, the beer and the overall vibe you'll find at a great Irish Pub, and tomorrow, it's tradition. On the eve of St. Patrick's Day, you're probably putting together a plan for where to go, and I'm happy to provide a little...
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