Learn about Tacoma’s brewery history on next week’s walk

Next week’s downtown walk will feature Tacoma’s historic Brewery District.

The 1.5-mile walk is part of Walk Tacoma 2015, a nine-event walking series held on the first and third Wednesdays from April to August.

Events are free and no registration is required. Just meet Wednesday, April 15, at 5:15 p.m. the base of the grand staircase on the University of Washington Tacoma campus – South 19th Street and Pacific Avenue.

The walk will end around 6:30 p.m. at the Harmon Brewery for a beer tasting, according to a news release.

Michael Sullivan, former historic preservation officer for the City of Tacoma, will lead the walk.

Walking maps of the routes are available at many downtown businesses and online, at Log your walks on the Trip Calendar at to earn prizes and be a part of the 24,859 mile community challenge to Walk Around the World.