Downtown (Tacoma, WA)
By Rene Fabre, Practicing Philosophical Eclectic of the Arts
(ARFCO Media)
Every town has its icons and for me the SR 509 (East 21st Street) Bridge in Tacoma is a beauty. It spans 707 feet in length over the Thea Foss Waterway, carries 4 lanes of traffic, and the twin towers reach 180 feet tall. The only other cable stayed suspension bridge in Washington State is the SR 397 Ed Hendler Bridge in Pasco Kennewick. At heart, I’m a minimalist and I love the design aesthetic of this bridge that was first suggested by local architect Jim Merritt back in 1991. I’m so glad his idea won out over the original plan presented by the State Department of Transportation, and a tip of the hat to then Mayor Karen Vialle and U.S. Representative Norm Dicks for helping to make it happen. I love the simplicity of design, the clean lines, and the lightness it projects. The East 21st...
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By Steven Cook
(No Longer Processing Mortgages.)
Tacoma's First Night comes again Tonight.  For those who haven't already purchased their admission, price for those over 6 years is $14.00.  If you purchase online, you will get a paper ticket, that can be turned in at several participating locations to get the official First Night Button, which provides access to many events. Several of the museums downtown are participating today, with free admission (for those with First Night buttons). In addition, there will be many arts related activities (dancing, music, art activities) to watch this evening. Late this afternoon, there will be a one mile race (for which participants paid a $5.00 fee.)  Then at 6:30 pm there will be the annual parade to start off the evening activities. May you all have a safe and enjoyable New Year's Celebration!  
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  1120 Cliff Ave #401 Tacoma, WA 98402 1 Bed 1 Bath Loft Condo near Foss Harbor Marina Price : $120,000 Bedrooms : 1 Bathrooms : 1 Square Foot : 683 County : peirce Property Type : Condo or Townhouse MLS Number : 383295 1 Bed 1 Bath Loft Condo near Foss Harbor Marina Property Description: 1 Bed 1 Bath Loft Condo near Foss Harbor Marina Tacoma WA 98402. Sweeping views of the historic Thea Foss Waterway in the Puget Sound will great you as Mt. Rainier looks over your shoulder. Enjoy the comfort of pulling into one of your two highly sought after tandem parking spaces. Welcome home to your new loft condo at Cliff Street Lofts! Hop in the elevator for a quick ride to your new loft condo on the fourth floor. It's modern and stylish, with stone counter tops and 12 foot ceilings. You will feel...
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By Anna Matsunaga, Seller specialist, Certified Negotiation Expert
(Team Momentum Keller Williams Realty Tacoma)
From Anna Matsunaga, Team Momentum Keller Williams Realty Tacoma 253 353 2662     I like to share pictures of our area with my readers, here is a great one that can be seen from downtown,  not only can you see the mountain you can also see evidence of the growth and beauty of our area.   
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By Sandy Wagner, Short Sale Specialist Tacoma, WA, and Gig Harbor,
(RE/MAX Professionals 253.225.8322)
Sandy Wagner | RE/MAX Professionals | (253) 225-8322 1705 Dock Street #525, Tacoma, WA Spectacular View Penthouse Condo 3BR/2+1BA Condo offered at $339,500 Year Built 2002 Sq Footage 1,664 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size Unspecified HOA/Maint $444 per month DESCRIPTION Spectacular panoramic view of the city, sound & Mt Rainier both day & night in this 3 bedroom, 2.25 bath corner penthouse condo. Walk to the Museum of Glass, stroll around the marina, or just relax & enjoy watching the boats or the sparkling view of the city at night. This contemporary condo has an open kitchen/living/dining room with beautiful hardwood floors. Kitchen has stainless appliances & granite counters. Choose your master on the main floor or the loft with an unbeli...
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By Accurate Realty Group Washington
     Downtown Tacoma Lofts are a great way to live the "Urban Life". They can put you right in the center of it all:Children's Musem of Tacoma , Museum of Glass, The Tacoma Art Museum,  Tacoma Little Theater and much more. After a hard days work, it great to grab a bite to eat at some of these restarants: Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, Pacific Grill, Varsity Grill, Engine House 9 or Indochine Asian Dining Lounge just to name a few. Whenever your favorite music artist come to the pacific northwest they'll probably be at the Tacoma Dome.                    Downtown Lofts are not your average "Condos". Downtown Tacoma Lofts can offer more cubic square footage per square footage because of their high ceilings. Downtown Tacoma Lofts can offer great views of Elliot Bay and Mt. Rainier not to me...
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Wintergrass 2009 started yesterday and runs through Sunday. 200 musicians, 30 bands, 6 six stages, 4 venues. Great Bluegrass music is featured all weekend in downtown Tacoma. You can find out more by visiting the Wintergrass website here. If you are looking to get out this weekend and see Tacoma then this is one of the best reasons you have to get out and visit Tacoma!  
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