The month of March was filled with rain around every corner, but that didn’t stop our readers from getting inspired about what to do when the rain stops (or while it keeps going because – let’s face it – this year it might never stop)! This month’s top pieces include tasty food, succulent sweets, inspiring local groups and cool new things to do.
Read on to find out what March’s top stories were!
1. Tacoma’s Food Trucks – Where to Find Them and Trucks to Check Out
Finding a food truck can be like finding a diamond in the rough if you don’t know where to look. Some of us have never even seen them in the wild. Where are they all hiding, you might ask? Let us help you learn about where to find Tacoma’s food trucks and which ones have tasty grub worth trying out!
2. The Sweet Smell of Tacoma’s Chocolatey Past
A century ago, Tacoma was the candy capital of the world with ties to some of the great brands in sweets. This fun fact was not because of our craving for sweets, but because of our cool climate (ideal for chocolate!) and standing as a transportation hub. When it comes down to it, the city’s candy history tells the story of Tacoma itself.
3. Tacoma’s First Annual Rock Camp for Girls
Born from the urban beat of Tacoma, the sprout of a girls’ rock camp has emerged. Inspired by the popular camps for girls that are springing up across the world, Harlie Carter and Casi Brown decided it was their turn to bring girls together with the power of music. From screen printing band t-shirts to creating an original song for a camp-end performance, Harlie and Casi aim to provide an environment of empowerment and musical education for up to 30 girls between the ages of 9 and 13.
4. Editor’s Choice: Triple Knock Pinball Bar in Tacoma Brings Locals Together
Any day or night of the week, you will find Tacoma residents gathering to drink, talk and play at the Triple Knock pinball bar on Sixth Avenue, but seeing dozens of people hanging out at a pinball bar would’ve been impossible to even imagine a couple of years ago, as pinball might have been seen as a thing of the past, a relic in the era of more modern video games.
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