Friday, November 18, 2011

What's all the STINK about Füdie?

Füdie, right next door to the über deli, STINK Cheese & Meat, is open for bizz. This gourmet kitchen and food store is the latest addition to the St. Helens neighborhood in downtown Tacoma. You will be impressed with Füdie's intriguing selection of gourmet food products, top-of-the-line kitchen tools, wine and hard to find beers. And, if you have yet to try STINK, there is no better time than now! While grabbing lunch or dinner, you can skip over to Füdie or vice versa —they blew a hole through the wall. Read more... Füdie, Sixth and Soot. Helens Ave., 253.426.1347

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tacoma has a gem of a jeweler

A pendant created by Tacoma’s LeRoy Jewelers has won a national recognition from the American Gem Trade Association. LeRoy’s pendant, created from tourmalinated quartz, rainbow moonstone and platinum, won the award in the Classic Platinum Design – Innovation category. Read more...

Monday, November 14, 2011

UW Tacoma continues to grow

Students turned out in record numbers again at the traditional start of the school year at UW Tacoma. This autumn, enrollment rose by almost 10 percent over 2010, with a new headcount of 3,662 students, compared to last year’s headcount of 3,331.The enrollment increase followed a 23 percent increase in freshman applications and a 16 percent increase in transfer applications.