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Move to Tacoma Podcast
44 minutes | May 4, 2022
The Tacoma Media Landscape with Erik Hanberg
Where are the best places to get your news in Tacoma if you want to be fully informed? We sat down with former Metro Parks Commissioner, Author, Channel 253 Founder, and KNKX Public Radio Director of Audience Engagement Erik Hanberg to talk about what our options are for news in Tacoma. Here were his recommendations.... The post The Tacoma Media Landscape with Erik Hanberg appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
46 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
How to Buy a Home in Tacoma Right Now with Sharon Chambers Gordon
Buying a house in Tacoma has never been more challenging for buyers, especially buyers buying under $650,000. Marguerite invited Sharon Chambers Gordon onto the podcast to talk about what buyers can do to increase their chances of finding and winning a good house. Sharon moved to Tacoma over 16 years ago. She’s lived in Gig... The post How to Buy a Home in Tacoma Right Now with Sharon Chambers Gordon appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
60 minutes | Mar 14, 2022
Running Every Street in Tacoma with Rob Huff
Rob Huff is almost finished running every street in Tacoma. Yes, even the really steep ones. What has he learned about the City of Destiny on his runs? Rob shares what he’s learned about streets, sidewalks, and folks living on the street. Rob is the Director of Advocacy and Communications for the Metropolitan Development Council.... The post Running Every Street in Tacoma with Rob Huff appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
57 minutes | May 12, 2021
Illuminating Tacoma’s History in the Northwest Room with Anna Trammell
In this episode of the Move to Tacoma podcast, Marguerite Martin interviews Local History Librarian Anna Trammell. Anne is a librarian at the Tacoma Public Library’s Northwest Room. The Northwest Room features archives of Tacoma’s local history, genealogy, and special collections, and this treasure trove of information is constantly evolving. Marguerite and Anne dive... The post Illuminating Tacoma’s History in the Northwest Room with Anna Trammell appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
58 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Talking Race, Real Estate, and Friendship with Jasmyn Jefferson
In this episode of the Move to Tacoma podcast, Marguerite and Jasmyn share a vulnerable conversation about their ever-evolving friendship, and how race and real estate have played a role in that. Jasmyn and Marguerite touch on topics like: – Having uncomfortable conversations in their friendship (it’s because of this that their friendship has strengthened... The post Talking Race, Real Estate, and Friendship with Jasmyn Jefferson appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
46 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Running a Coworking Space in Downtown Tacoma During the Pandemic with Chris and Sheila
“It’s hard to overstate how much coworking was affected due to the pandemic, especially early on in March—I mean, it pretty much decimated our industry,” shares Chris of Pioneer Collective. In this episode of the Move to Tacoma podcast, Marguerite interviews Chris and Sheila of Pioneer Collective, a co-working space with locations in Seattle and... The post Running a Coworking Space in Downtown Tacoma During the Pandemic with Chris and Sheila appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
37 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Running a Party Shop in Tacoma in a Pandemic with Natalie Bowman
What is it like to open a small business in Tacoma during a pandemic? Natalie Bowman from Oh Happy Day Party Shop and her husband moved to Tacoma a few years back. Just before the pandemic hit they went into the party shop business. How Oh Happy Day Party Shop Came to Tacoma Oh Happy... The post Running a Party Shop in Tacoma in a Pandemic with Natalie Bowman appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
46 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Nate Bowling Crossover Episode: How Homeowners in Rising Housing Markets Can Fight Displacement
CROSSOVER EPISODE on Tacoma’s Housing Crisis. Description From Nate Bowling of Nerd Farmer Podcast: Although I have been talking about housing issues, literally for years, I am really just now getting my head around the extent to which existing homeowners and their advocacy are the cause and cure of what ails us. In a rising housing... The post Nate Bowling Crossover Episode: How Homeowners in Rising Housing Markets Can Fight Displacement appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
25 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
How Can We Help Tacoma Seniors During Covid-19?
Depression and anxiety were already high among senior citizens in our community before the Covid-19 Pandemic reached Tacoma. Today we spoke with Elliot Stockstad and David Duea from Lutheran Community Services Northwest- an organization that has been serving seniors for years- about how we can support seniors in our community. David recommends reaching out to... The post How Can We Help Tacoma Seniors During Covid-19? appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
34 minutes | Mar 18, 2020
How to Triage Your Finances and Create an Emergency Budget During Covid-19
MovetoTacoma.com creator Marguerite asked her financial coach, Chris to convert their monthly call to a podcast to get his advice. Chris has been helping Marguerite track her spending and get out of debt for over five years. Marguerite is worried since she is self employed, but ready to face the uncertainty and create an emergency... The post How to Triage Your Finances and Create an Emergency Budget During Covid-19 appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
26 minutes | Mar 15, 2020
How to Support Small Nonprofits in Tacoma During Covid-19 with David Strong & Melissa Mallott
Small nonprofits in Tacoma are facing huge challenges in the coming weeks as Tacomans grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic. What can each of us as individuals do to support our local nonprofits and the important work they do in our community? David Strong from AHAT Home Care and Melissa Mallott from Citizens for a Healthy... The post How to Support Small Nonprofits in Tacoma During Covid-19 with David Strong & Melissa Mallott appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
22 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
Supporting Small Businesses and Artists During Covid-19 with Michael Liang from Spaceworks
What can Tacomans do to support small businesses, artists, and very small businesses in Tacoma during the Covid-19 pandemic? Spaceworks Director Michael Liang joins us to talk about the specific challenges facing small business owners right now and how everyday Tacomans can support their business owning neighbors. Michael moved to Tacoma in 2018 to take... The post Supporting Small Businesses and Artists During Covid-19 with Michael Liang from Spaceworks appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
33 minutes | Feb 1, 2020
The Future of the Move To Tacoma Podcast with Marguerite Martin and Erik Hanberg
The MoveToTacoma.com podcast has been on hiatus while MoveToTacoma.com founder Marguerite takes a sabbatical out of state. Channel253 Founder Erik Hanberg hops on the podcast to interview Marguerite and catch up on what’s new with MoveToTacoma, what’s new in the City of Tacoma, and what the future holds for both. We talk about the future... The post The Future of the Move To Tacoma Podcast with Marguerite Martin and Erik Hanberg appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
35 minutes | Jul 6, 2019
A new park! Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance
Dune Peninsula opens today at Point Defiance, a new 12-acre park right on the water. Today Metro Parks also opened Wilson Way, a new pedestrian and bike promenade that finally connects Ruston Way with Point Defiance. Guest host Jasmyn Jefferson is joined by Metro Parks Commissioner, and regular here on MovetoTacoma, to talk about what... The post A new park! Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
68 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
Tacoma Against Nazis
Tacoma Against Nazis is a group for people in Tacoma who are against nazis. “We tried to give it a straightforward title,” says Halley. “No bones about it. You’re either for or against Nazis. And we’re against.” This came about in June 2018 after a handful of Tacoma residents became fed up with how nationally... The post Tacoma Against Nazis appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
51 minutes | Nov 9, 2018
Melannie Denise Cunningham: Tacoma Peace Queen
On the podcast Melannie shares about her life in Tacoma, her work promoting racial reconciliation, her daily encounters with racism, and her ideas about how white people in Tacoma can do to educate themselves about racism and work to dismantle white supremacy. Melannie will be heading to Norway for the Nobel Peace Prize with her Peace... The post Melannie Denise Cunningham: Tacoma Peace Queen appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
30 minutes | Nov 6, 2018
Supporting Tacoma’s Jewish Community with Saul Farber
Saul Farber is one of the founders of PeopleGIS, a local tech company. He is also a lifelong member of Tacoma’s Jewish Community. When Marguerite asked how Tacomans of different faiths could show support for our Jewish neighbors, Saul shared these ideas: Invite Jewish leaders in to speak to your organizations and involve them in... The post Supporting Tacoma’s Jewish Community with Saul Farber appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
64 minutes | Jun 7, 2018
Maureen Sorenson on Foster Care Crisis in Tacoma
Maureen Sorensen, Pierce County Director at Amara Foster Care, comes on the podcast to talk about the link between the affordable housing issues and the opiod crisis and how it has caused a foster care crisis in Tacoma and Pierce County. Kids come into foster care in Pierce County at twice the rate that they... The post Maureen Sorenson on Foster Care Crisis in Tacoma appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
25 minutes | May 24, 2018
The Tacoma AF Music Series
Michael Haeflinger, Executive Director of Write 253, and Forest Beutel, a one man-band and member of many local bands, join the show to talk about the upcoming music series Tacoma AF: four music shows in awesome Tacoma venues from June to September. Tacoma’s music scene ranges from punk, gospel, folk, rock, hip-hop and a lot... The post The Tacoma AF Music Series appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
78 minutes | May 17, 2018
ACHH: Who are the Nazis in your neighborhood?
Nate Bowling hosts a panel on the rise of Neo-Nazism and white supremacists in the Pacific Northwest and Tacoma. Guests include Craig Sailor from the News Tribune and Miri Cypers from the Anti-Defamation League. This event occurred on April 16, 2018. The post ACHH: Who are the Nazis in your neighborhood? appeared first on Move to Tacoma.
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