New businesses in the South Sound

Tacoma store offers baby ‘gear’ and accessories

Krystal Hogaboam has recently opened Channing Baby & Co. in downtown Tacoma at 1704 Pacific Ave. A resident and mother of two young children, Hogaboam is experienced in retailing infant and toddler products with the store offering on-trend clothing brands and high-quality equipment to feed, bathe, change and transport babies. The store stocks UPPSbaby and Stokke brands, along with Puj, Dockatot and Modern Burlap. Store hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Reach it at 253-272-2530 or online at

Custom outdoor spaces are Tacoma company specialty

After ten years as the lead builder for a Seattle landscape company, Alex Fazekas-Boone has opened Wilder Outdoor Spaces in Tacoma. Technically a landscape company, the firm doesn’t maintain yards but instead focuses on bringing modern design to outdoor spaces with custom projects like fences, decks, benches, patios, walls and other custom ideas creating a one-of-a-kind outdoor space. Fazekas-Boone is a longtime Tacoma resident bringing his expertise to the local community. The company is available seven days a week and can be reached at 253-376-3875 or online at

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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