Point of Pride

Tacoma Pride is made possible because of our many community partnerships! Tacoma is known for its resilience and this year will be no different. Joining Rainbow Center, more than 100 businesses and organizations will celebrate and honor Pride as a Point of Pride. Each Point of Pride will offer a special promotion or activity in recognition of Tacoma […]

Pierce County escapes the threat of a rollback for now thanks to the state’s reopening plan

TACOMA, Wash. – Just as Pierce County was bracing for another possible rollback to Phase 1 of the state’s Roadmap to Recovery plan, Gov. Jay Insleemade an announcement giving the community hope.  During a special address, Thursday, Inslee said all counties in Washington would move forward to Phase 3 beginning May 18. The governor said the move comes after statewide […]

Sixty-Nine Businesses Across the State Receive Grants from Comcast RISE

Today we unveiled the next round of Comcast RISE grant recipients here in Washington state. We are pleased to provide 69 more Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses statewide with technology, marketing and advertising resources as a part of our company’s latest round of grants from the program. These recipients are part of nearly […]

Sixty-Nine BIPOC-Owned Small Businesses In Washington To Receive Free Computer Equipment and Internet Services or Advertising

More Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-Owned Small Businesses May Apply for Comcast RISE Support Now at ComcastRISE.com Everett, Washington–(News Direct via Newsfile Corp. – April 27, 2021)–Comcast today announced it will award technology, and, or marketing resources to 69 Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses statewide as a part of […]

Flights & Rights: Systemic Equality

Flights & Rights is our regularly scheduled community series featuring important civil rights issues and great bevereages. This month, we build community virtually, so grab your beverage of choice and meet us online or via phone. Join the ACLU-WA for a conversation on our work to address America’s legacy of racism and systemic discrimination, part of […]

City’s first kombucha taproom coming to 6th Ave

Travelers along 6th Avenue may have noticed a new storefront where the popular Ice Cream Social used to be located at 2914 6th Ave. Scheduled to open for busi- ness next month, Komadre Kombucha will be Tacoma’s first kombucha taproom offering this fermented tea bev- erage made locally by owner Julie Davidson. Known for its […]

Gritty is the New Pretty with Krystle Edwards

Julie Davidson, Head Brewer of Komadre Kombucha Brought to you by Grit City Women – A female forward organization that nurtures a creative approach to empowering female entrepreneurs, small business owners, and leaders in Tacoma. Join host Krystle Edwards and Head Brewer of Komadre Kombucha, Julie Davidson. 1. From DIY kombucha to tap room 2. Vision behind […]

Tacoma’ ‘gritty’ 6th Ave Business District gets a kombucha bar

The taproom adds a certain flavor to the neighborhood, says John Wolters, president of the 14-block business district. “You can really feel the personality of the owner come through.”…. https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2021/05/04/6th-avenue-district-tacoma-kombucha.html Puget Sound Business Journal – Written by Megan Campbell