Third Place Books, Ravenna

When real estate developer Ron Sher first opened Third Place Books (in Lake Forest Park) back in 1998, the idea was simple enough: that having a new and used bookshop, a coffee shop, a café, and other amenities all open at once would enhance the experience and better ensure success. It would also, if successful, create… Continue reading Third Place Books, Ravenna

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King’s Books

In the north end of Tacoma, Washington, overlooking Commencement Bay, is the Stadium District. This quaint neighborhood is named, not after a football stadium or any other type of sports arena, but rather after Stadium High School, a local historic landmark made famous by the movie 10 Things I Hate About You. The film, staring… Continue reading King’s Books