Legendary Doughnuts opened its fifth bakery last week. This one is in Frederickson. Find all the usual Legendary doughnuts, plus the bakery’s ice cream doughnut sandwich and its doughnut-croissant mashup, called “the doughsant.” The new bakery also serves coffee and espresso.
The feature film “Heartthrob” is being filmed in and around Tacoma through August. It features “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli, character-filled locales and a popular diner. The producer is a Tacoma native.
Stack Burger and Whiskey Bar is the newest restaurant to join Point Ruston, a development that straddles the borders of Tacoma and Ruston. The development already is home to an Italian bakery, a pub, a sushi restaurant, a seafood restaurant and fish and chips stand. More restaurants are planned for the development that also houses a movie theater.
State Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the new licenses at a meeting earlier this month. The Fish Washington license is a combination license with several key endorsements. The other is a combination license for seniors.
Engine House No. 9 will have its annual sour beer fest on Saturday. On tap will be eight sour beers from Engine House, plus more than 20 guest taps. There’s also sour beer in bottles. The one-day festival starts at 8 a.m.
More than 1,000 vintage vehicles will be on display when the 39th annual LeMay Car Show takes place Saturday at two locations in Tacoma. More than 500 vintage vehicles from the LeMay Family Collection will be on display at the Marymount Event Center, with hundreds more on the grounds of the LeMay home.
In “Don’t Breathe,” a team of teen burglars rob the house of a blind man who isn’t so helpless. It taps into devastatingly contemporary cultural undercurrents. The teen burglars live in the wasteland of a downtrodden Detroit; home invasion burglary seems like the only way out for these lower-middle class white kids.
Earlier this month, Kokomo artists partnered with downtown businesses to create art unique to each business for First Friday's Artsapalooza, signaling a larger culture of art emerging in the downtown area.
Mainstream South Korean cinema contributed the summer's best action film with "Train to Busan," a kinetic kick of a zombie thriller that brought new life to the form. "Tunnel," also a huge hit in South Korea, doesn't quite do the same for the disaster genre, but it's a well-made, suspenseful and surprisingly moving twist on a formula everyone knows all too well.
Tacoma's Urban Sketchers have been roaming the city with pencils and paper for three years now, but this weekend they're going big by hosting the 4th annual West Coast Sketch Crawl. The two days of sketching and sharing are free and open to anyone, from beginner to expert.
Quick, draw! Tacoma hosts the West Coast Sketch Crawl
Wrapped! Tacoma's arty traffic boxes
Trailer: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made