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Updated November 2019
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Dune Peninsula opens today at Point Defiance, a new 12-acre park right on the water. Today Metro Parks also opened Wilson Way, a new pedestrian and bike promenade that finally connects Ruston Way with Point Defiance. Guest host Jasmyn Jefferson is joined by Metro Parks Commissioner, and regular here on MovetoTacoma, to talk about what you can e ...…
 
Tacoma Against Nazis is a group for people in Tacoma who are against nazis. “We tried to give it a straightforward title,” says Halley. “No bones about it. You’re either for or against Nazis. And we’re against.” This came about in June 2018 after a handful of Tacoma residents became fed up with how nationally and locally white supremacist group ...…
 
On the podcast Melannie shares about her life in Tacoma, her work promoting racial reconciliation, her daily encounters with racism, and her ideas about how white people in Tacoma can do to educate themselves about racism and work to dismantle white supremacy. Melannie will be heading to Norway for the Nobel Peace Prize with her Peace Queen Tal ...…
 
Saul Farber is one of the founders of PeopleGIS, a local tech company. He is also a lifelong member of Tacoma’s Jewish Community. When Marguerite asked how Tacomans of different faiths could show support for our Jewish neighbors, Saul shared these ideas: Invite Jewish leaders in to speak to your organizations and involve them in community conve ...…
 
Maureen Sorensen, Pierce County Director at Amara Foster Care, comes on the podcast to talk about the link between the affordable housing issues and the opiod crisis and how it has caused a foster care crisis in Tacoma and Pierce County. Kids come into foster care in Pierce County at twice the rate that they do in King County. The post Maureen ...…
 
Michael Haeflinger, Executive Director of Write 253, and Forest Beutel, a one man-band and member of many local bands, join the show to talk about the upcoming music series Tacoma AF: four music shows in awesome Tacoma venues from June to September. Tacoma’s music scene ranges from punk, gospel, folk, rock, hip-hop and a lot more and this will ...…
 
Nate Bowling hosts a panel on the rise of Neo-Nazism and white supremacists in the Pacific Northwest and Tacoma. Guests include Craig Sailor from the News Tribune and Miri Cypers from the Anti-Defamation League. This event occurred on April 16, 2018. The post ACHH: Who are the Nazis in your neighborhood? appeared first on Move to Tacoma.…
 
Richardson speaks candidly throughout the interview. She now resides in Hilltop where she plays witness to what she calls “street theater”, which in her words is both a blessing and a curse, and a combination of peace and battle that provide her a plethora of parently tools and advice. Marguerite inquires, how does one become the poet laureate ...…
 
Nate Bowling hosts a panel of two City of Tacoma employees, a developer, and a Metro Parks commissioner to dive deep into rising housing costs in Tacoma. We look at the causes of the rent and property value increases as well as the consequences. You can also check out the live stream on Facebook! This event occurred on February 23, 2018. The po ...…
 
The Space: Alma Mater Tacoma at 1322 South Fawcett, is a live music venue, artist co-working space, café and lounge all wrapped into one. The grand opening of Alma Mater takes place the weekend of April 19, with festivities occurring each day through Saturday the 21. Festivities include an all ages dance party with DJ Eddie Bermuda and Sassy Bl ...…
 
While history hounds are in the know, many may wonder what’s the difference between the Tacoma Historical Society and the Washington State Historical Society. Mary Mikel Stump clarifies that the WSHS is a parent agency and was founded in the late 1800’s. She reveals that the epic looking brick building in the Stadium District that plays as home ...…
 
Dean Burke comes on the podcast to talk about how all Tacoma’s can have a closer connection to the sea. Dean is the Executive Director of the Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission. He left the Texas Gulf Coast for Tacoma’s North End 23 years ago. Marguerite spent some time on the water with Burke for TryTacoma.tv and sings it’s praises as a tran ...…
 
Punk Rock, Punches & Puget Sound: Before moving to Tacoma 10 years ago, Forest was a drummer for various punk rock bands and was deep into the rock n roll scene in Rhode Island. Somewhere in there he spent some time as a competitive boxer, which as he put it, “was the first step in improving his life.” After applying to universities in the Paci ...…
 
Adult Civics Happy Hour lures community members into an approachable way to be civically engaged and informed. The event provides a jargon free zone using happy hour language to discuss issues that impact our community and neighbors. This Adult Civics Happy Hour tackled the topic “The Rent is Too Damn High,” and opened a dialogue exploring how ...…
 
What is Tacoma’s dating scene really like, these days? Marguerite is new to the dating scene and is looking for some pro-tips which led to her inviting a panel of singles to talk about hooking up in the City of Destiny. Disclaimer: Please remove children from the room- there might be swear words and sexiness. If you’re anything like Marguerite, ...…
 
The Move to Tacoma podcast has had a big year, loads of cool guests and insightful topics of discussion made their way into the studio in 2017. Special Guest Host, Erik Hanberg sat down and talked with Marguerite Martin about 2017 and what’s coming our way in 2018. Marguerite changed her last name in 2017! It’s a new, much easier to spell last ...…
 
This week, Marguerite Martin and Erik Hanberg revisit their annual tradition with a Move to Tacoma Year in Review. Take a tour through the year, the ups and the downs, the growth, the arguments, and the politics that was Tacoma’s 2017. The post 2017 Year in Review! with special guest Erik Hanberg appeared first on Move to Tacoma.…
 
Najah moved from the country in Florida to the City of Tacoma in high school in the mid-nineties. She’s lived in the North End (and went to Wilson High School!) and Downtown. Del moved to Tacoma from San Diego in 2003 and they’re now roommates on the Hilltop. “I figured if I moved to a different environment then maybe a different outcome would ...…
 
Jenny Jacobs, host of the Citizen Tacoma podcast, joins Marguerite to talk about her experience with the podcast this year. Starting as a regular citizen of Tacoma, what was it like to meet and interview 14+ candidates for office. Did she come away more inspired or more cynical by the political process? Check it out, and hear what Jenny might b ...…
 
Photo by GritCityPhoto Marc’s Move to Tacoma Story Marc grew up in the Quad Cities, but after a vacation brought him to the area he knew he wanted to move to the Pacific Northwest. A Zookeeper, he found a job as the Zoological Curator with Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in East Pierce County. Moving to Tacoma Marc used the MoveToTacoma.com websit ...…
 
Jackie’s Move To Tacoma Story: Jackie grew up in Fife and moved to South Tacoma after high school. She now lives in Proctor with her husband Chris and their kids. Creative Colloquy: Formed as a way for writers to connect with each other and read their stories for an audience, Creative Colloquy is open to writers 21+. They meet at Black Kettle B ...…
 
Rochelle Bergstrom comes onto the show to talk about her urban and sophisticated wedding chapel called Elope 253. She shares the story of how Spaceworks helped make her dream of owning a business possible. The post Rochelle Bergstrom and Elope 253 – Get Married Your Way appeared first on Move to Tacoma.…
 
Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, hosts several panelists to share their experience around the issue of immigration locally. The panelists are Dreamers, immigrants, lawyers, or journalists, but together they tell a heartfelt and sobering story of the immigrant experience in Tacoma and the South Sound. The post What is the ...…
 
Michael Haeflinger, Executive Director of Write 253, talks about writing, poetry (both slam and otherwise), play writing, and helping youth learn to write. The post Michael Haeflinger: Write 253 appeared first on Move to Tacoma.By Marguerite Martin
 
Dennis Hanberg (AKA Mr. Hanberg) joins us to talk about what’s happening in planning and public works at Pierce County and how the county relates to Tacoma’s growth. The post Dennis Hanberg on Planning for Growth in Pierce County appeared first on Move to Tacoma.By Marguerite Martin
 
In our fourth Adult Civics Happy Hour, we look at the role of policing in Tacoma. Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, will moderate the discussion with representatives from the ACLU, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, and an HR attorney for a school district. We’ll discuss use of community relations with law enforcemen ...…
 
Cristiano Valli, a radio host at Radio Popolare, is Italian-borne but has chosen to live in Tacoma instead of Seattle or San Francisco or anywhere else in the United States that he could live. His job is to report on the real story of the United States. The post Cristiano Valli – On Choosing Tacoma Over Anywhere Else in the United States appear ...…
 
Kristina Walker, from Downtown on the Go, talks about some of the efforts state legislators used to try to change or curtail funding for Sound Transit 3 in the last session. *So far* those efforts didn’t take, but Kristina talks to us about how to advocate for transit and transportation at the state, county, and local levels. The post Kristina ...…
 
This is the recording from our third Adult Civics Happy Hour event so far. Adult Civics Happy Hour (#ACHH253) is an opportunity for real talk about what’s happening in local government. We want to help regular people get involved and make their voice heard! During this event, moderator Nate Bowling (2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, ho ...…
 
Josh Kilen, from Kilen IT, and Lynda Lopez, community manager at Surge Tacoma, talk about coworking in Tacoma and the newest Tacoma coworking space: Union Club! The post Union Club – a new coworking space in Tacoma appeared first on Move to Tacoma.By Marguerite Martin
 
Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today’s podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma’s history. Today’s episode covers (roughly) Tacoma’s history from the 1970s to 1990s. The post Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 6 (1990s to today) appeared first ...…
 
Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today’s podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma’s history. Today’s episode covers (roughly) Tacoma’s history from the 1970s to 1990s. The post Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 5 (1970s to 1990s) appeared first ...…
 
This is the recording from our second Adult Civics Happy Hour event. (We have no podcast version of the first event, but you can watch the Facebook livestream here.) Adult Civics Happy Hour (#ACHH253) is an opportunity for real talk about what’s happening in local government. We want to help regular people get involved and make their voice hear ...…
 
Four guests (yes it was a full room) join Marguerite to discuss the recent candidate filings. This is an honest conversion with a progressive view of politics in Tacoma. The guests are all active in local politics which means that some of them have endorsed candidates or are working for candidates. They all disclose that at the beginning before ...…
 
Four guests (yes it was a full room) join Marguerite to discuss the recent candidate filings. This is an honest conversion with a progressive view of politics in Tacoma. The guests are all active in local politics which means that some of them have endorsed candidates or are working for candidates. They all disclose that at the beginning before ...…
 
Hunter George, who works for Metro Parks Tacoma and is a City Councilmember in Fircrest. He comes to the podcast to talk about the park system in Tacoma, being South Sound Proud, and the other partnerships that are coming together to make Tacoma and Pierce County a better place to live. The post On Parks and Living Like the Mountain Is Out – Wi ...…
 
Director of Content Matt Martinez and Director of Development Mary Dunaway talk about how KPLU became KNKX and what it means for news and radio in the Tacoma and Puget Sound area. The post The new KNKX with Matt Martinez & Mary Dunaway appeared first on Move to Tacoma.By Marguerite Martin
 
If you like the Move To Tacoma Podcast, you’re going to love Nate Bowling’s new podcast, Nerd Farmer! Lincoln High School teacher Nate Bowling has been one of our most popular guests. Recently he did a takeover of the Move to Tacoma Podcast and now he’s launching a podcast of his own! Billed as “A podcast about education, civics, economics, lif ...…
 
Ricardo says there are three main goals for an Economic Development Director: business retention, attraction, and expansion. “You’re looking to grow the industry you have and grow jobs, and at the same time attract new industry and grow the economy… The goal is also to attract investment.” Developing Tacoma “When I first came here that’s what I ...…
 
Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a few episodes. His second guest is Kenny Coble, America’s bookseller. He works at Kings Books and wants you to read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. The post Nate Bowling Podcast Takeover – with special guest Kenny Coble appeared first on M ...…
 
Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a few episodes. His second guest is Dorian Waller, who sounds off on what’s happening in local Tacoma politics. If you are wondering what’s happening in the local races this year, or want unvarnished commentary about the candidates, you won’t ...…
 
Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, is taking over the Move to Tacoma Podcast for a couple episodes. His first guest is News Tribune reporter Melissa Santos, who primarily covers Washington state politics. She talks about what’s happening in the state legislature this year as they try to come up with a plan to address the n ...…
 
Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today’s podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma’s history. Today’s episode covers (roughly) Tacoma’s history from the 1950s to the late 1970s. The post Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 4 (1950s to 1970s) appea ...…
 
Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today’s podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma’s history. Today’s episode covers (roughly) Tacoma’s history from 1941 with the internment of the Japanese and Tacoma’s wartime history to the end of the 1950s. The post Taco ...…
 
In this week’s episode, we turn the microphone around and interview Marguerite Giguere about her own “move to Tacoma” story. When did Marguerite move to Tacoma? Where has she lived? And where is MoveToTacoma.com headed in 2017? Thanks to guest host Erik Hanberg for asking the questions this episode! The post With Special Guest Marguerite Giguer ...…
 
Erik Hanberg (author, Metro Parks commissioner, and small business owner) returns to the Move to Tacoma podcast to recap the year the year that was 2016. We talk about development, politics, ways for the public to get engaged, and a whole lot more. Enjoy. The post 2016 Tacoma Year in Review: A Mixed Bag? appeared first on Move to Tacoma.…
 
YWCA has been part of Tacoma since 1906. How it fulfills its mission over the years has changed (in 1910 they opened a swimming pool for women and children; in 1976 they opened the first domestic violence shelter in the state). Laine and Jessica talk about the YWCA, its mission, and its unique events (including a tampon drive at the Red Hot!) C ...…
 
Carrie Akre is a musician best known for her work with Seattle bands Hammerbox and Goodness. She moved to Seattle in 1985 and moved around to several different neighborhoods, as well as a stint in Minneapolis. In 2015, Carrie and her family decided to move to Tacoma. Carrie’s first impressions of Tacoma and her process of discovering the differ ...…
 
Ricky and Matthew from Oasis Youth Center share the story of Oasis, the only organization in Tacoma dedicated to queer and questioning youths to learn connect and grow. For the past thirty-two years, they have worked to help youths be seen as leaders in the community. The post Oasis Youth Center appeared first on Move to Tacoma.…
 
Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at tacomahistory.live. On today’s podcast he shares fascinating stories and nuggets from Tacoma’s history in the twentieth century. What decisions did we get right? (Like women getting the vote early). But what went wrong? This episode covers some of the hard times Taco ...…
 
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