Monthly Archives: May 2013

  1. PLU Recruiting for Parkland Centered Americorps Postions

    This post is a release from PLU’s Center for Community Engagement and Service. They have two AmeriCorps openings based on education and food security in the Parkland Community. They…

  2. What’s Growing in Parkland Pt 2: The PLU Community Garden

    This is Part Two of a three part weekly series on gardening by contributor Cassady Coulter. Part one is available here. Check in next week…

  3. What’s Growing in Parkland Pt 1: The Gardener

    This is part one of a three part series about urban agriculture and gardening in Parkland by contributor Cassady Coulter. Tune in next week for…

  4. VIDEO: Hobby Town

    by Brandon Adam Hobby Town owner, Jon Packer, talks about his store on Garfield St and its history. Located on 402 Garfield St. Tacoma, WA 98444.

  5. Participants brave heat and humidity to celebrate LollaPLUza 2013

    by Cassady Coulter and Dianne McGinness Pacific Lutheran University’s annual music festival is a chance to gather together PLU students and Parkland residents into one gigantic…

  6. THE MOORING MAST: PLU Students deliver petition in support of contingient faculty

    ED NOTE: This story comes to us from The Mooring Mast and relates to the ongoing controversy over efforts by PLU contingient faculty to unionize…

  7. Garfield Market: Offers Everyday Items, Souvenirs and a Welcoming Owner

    By Brandon Adam Garfield Market owner, Moody Abdelaal, opened his business on Garfield St in 2007 welcoming Pacific Lutheran students and Parkland residences. With his…

  8. Parkland restaurant featured on Food Network

    By Emilie Thoreson Bruno’s European restaurant is a café right off highway 512 in Parkland. Husband and wife owners Bruno and Krystyna are famous for…

  9. Local grows plants, profits with hydroponics

    By Emilie Thoreson Tyler Zlatkus is making a lifestyle and possible profit off his new hobby, hydroponic engineering. Hydroponics is an intimidating word that Zlatkus…

  10. Gossip: The new thrift shop on Garfield Street has Parkland buzzing

    By Cassady Coulter There’s a new shop worth talking about on Garfield Street. The thrift shop Gossip is the newest addition to the retail stores lining…