Move to Tacoma Podcast

hosted by
marguerite martin

About the Podcast

North Tacoma is the area that encompasses some of Tacoma's most popular neighborhoods. Neighborhoods like Old Town, Ruston, Stadium District, North Slope Historic District, Proctor District, and University of Puget Sound Neighborhood are all part of the Tacoma’s.

  • Anzhane Slaughter from Young Black Homeowners

    The latest episode of the Move to Tacoma Podcast features an interview with Anzhane Slaughter…

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    Pretty Gritty Tours of Tacoma with Chris Staudinger

    Pretty Gritty Tours is not JUST the most popular tour company in Tacoma, Washington. Pretty…

  • Tobin Ropes from Mad Hat Tea in Tacoma WA holds a tea thermos and gives it a kiss

    Mad Hat Tea with Tobin Ropes

    Originally located in Downtown Tacoma on Commerce, Mad Hat Tea is now at its new…

  • Kirsten Sparenborg is a Tacoma artist who creates Architectural Map Drawings. Kirsten moved to Tacoma's Stadium District when her husband PCSed to JBLM. After a brief move to New York Kirsten has returned to live and make art here in Tacoma. We talk about how she became a full time artist, creating and selling your art online, and being an artist in Tacoma, Washington. 

    Making a Living with Your Art in Tacoma with Kirsten Sparenborg

    Turn of the Centuries Kirsten Sparenborg Kirsten Sparenborg is a Tacoma artist who creates Architectural…

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    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…

  • Talking Race, Real Estate, and Friendship with Jasmyn Jefferson

    In this episode of the Move to Tacoma podcast, Marguerite and Jasmyn share a vulnerable…

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    A new park! Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance

    Dune Peninsula opens today at Point Defiance, a new 12-acre park right on the water….

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    Melannie Denise Cunningham: Tacoma Peace Queen

    On the podcast Melannie shares about her life in Tacoma, her work promoting racial reconciliation,…

  • Saul Farber and Michelle

    Supporting Tacoma’s Jewish Community with Saul Farber

    Saul Farber is one of the founders of PeopleGIS, a local tech company. He is…

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    Washington State Historical Society with Mary Mikel Stump

    While history hounds are in the know, many may wonder what’s the difference between the…

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    The Rent Is Too Damn High! Adult Civics Happy Hour

    Adult Civics Happy Hour lures community members into an approachable way to be civically engaged…

  • Tacoma’s History with Michael Sullivan – Part 6 (1990s to today)

    Michael Sullivan knows the history of all things Tacoma. He blogs regularly at On today’s…