This home is also less than 2 miles from the University of Puget Sound campus (one of the best spots for fall foliage & a cool summer breeze). Every spring UPS hosts a flea market with the Women’ League – you can find around 70+ vendors selling antiques, repurposed items, vintage, jewelry, bath and body goods, home decor, crafts, artwork and food trucks! The $10 admission to get into the event, 100% of the proceeds goes towards student scholarships. They also regularly host concerts and art exhibits.
Get out and play at Franklin Park for some fresh air! This community park is just minutes away and covers an area of more than 20 acres. There’s also a community garden that provides both physical and social benefits for people in the neighborhood. You can also find plenty of open fields to play in, a walking trail, ample parking, basketball park, a playground, restrooms and a picnic shelter. And on the rare occasion that Tacoma sees snow fall, this park has some mild hills that are used for sledding.
Right on 6th Avenue, where everything is happening and you’ll find MSM Deli (one bite and you’ll know why they’re called ‘Magical Sandwich Makers’!), Dirty Oscar’s Annex - not just for great cocktails, but they have a wicked brunch. The Red Hot - creative hot dogs and ample craft beers. And voted Best Breakfast in the South Sound is Shakabrah Java. This casual eatery offers hearty egg dishes and plate sized pancakes.
You’ll have more than one reason to order fresh coffee beans from Bluebeard Coffee Roasters, it’s not just good coffee from a local coffee shop, but they’re also donating coffee to our front line health workers too, so order a bag online today!
Commuters - the onramp to I-5 is just 5 minutes away!