Michael & Gretchen Duggan
Downtown Tacoma’s beloved yarn shop Fibers Etc. moved earlier this year. Now you’ll find them on Hood Street and find them you must if you have a knitter or crocheter in your circle. Curious Bear Toys & Books just opened in Fircrest and offers quality toys, puzzles, books, and games with a focus on creativity, learning, and interaction. You can find a sweet stuffed pal, art supplies, hardcover picture books to read aloud and material for young independent readers, or choose some finger puppets for telling your own story. Manifesto Coffee is one of my all time favorite Tacoma coffee roasters. Give some locally roasted whole beans to brew at home, or a gift certificate to this Hilltop spot. I’m in here several times a week with friends and highly recommend it!
Goods is a gift shop within Washington State History Museum, brought to you by the Stocklist team. Goods is the perfect spot if you’re looking for PNW and Tacoma focused t-shirts, mugs, prints, posters, guidebooks, and paraphernalia of all kinds. From the spunky to the beautiful, there’s something here to suit. Tinkertopia is a one-of-a-kind downtown Tacoma destination for kids of all ages who love to imaginatively reuse and create. You can prepay for a bag your loved one can then fill with all manner of objects to creatively transform into treasure or, prepay for Tinker-Time!