Feel Good Friday: Legacy Businesses, Ice Pops, and Live Music

Franco’s Legacy Stands Test of Time

Franco’s has become a household name in Tacoma and a staple of many area closets. Now located on Tacoma Avenue in the Stadium District, Franco’s represents all that is Tacoma business: charm, legacy, and a clientele that would be lost without it.

Burien C.A.R.E.S. Launches Campaign to Purchase Permanent Home

Burien C.A.R.E.S. (Community Animal Resource & Education Society) is working toward purchasing the building it has rented for the past eight years in “Raise the RRuFF,” a newly-launched fundraising campaign. C.A.R.E.S. typically works to house and relocate Burien’s stray animals — and now they’re looking for their own forever home. More here.

Live Like a Parisian

Parisians have some of the best interior design styles — the timeless beauty of sculptural fireplace mantels, brushed gold accents, and warm wood features. It’s cozy. It’s chic. And it’s not that hard to integrate into your own home.

Make Your Own Ice Pops

The sky is the limit with this ice pop recipe. Consider jams, cookie crumbs, fresh fruit, fresh herbs, and, for grown-ups, booze! Wine, tequila, coffee liqueur — it’s all good!

T-Town Rocks Music Festival Coming this July

Live music resonating in your ears, people dancing in the summer sun, the aroma of food wafting in the air — can you even remember the feeling? Opportunities to experience live music have been especially gradual to return; this July, T-Town Rocks Music Festival offers a chance to appreciate its joys again. Featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Sir Mix-a-Lot and local artists Ruthie Craft and The BGP band, the festival will take place July 3 from 2-10 p.m. at The Waterfront Venue. More here.

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