Gig Harbor Now reporters provide information about where people can eat, shop and seek professional services, which businesses are opening or closing, and explain local trends and their relation to the national economy.

Faster internet coming to parts of Key Peninsula, county says

Feb 01, 2023 | By:

Pierce County and Comcast recently announced an agreement to expand access to high-speed Internet to part of the Key Peninsula.  The county will contribute $3.75 million to the $5 million

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Taco Time commercial shines spotlight on Gig Harbor

Jan 31, 2023 | By:

As part of its 60th anniversary celebration in 2022, Taco Time Northwest produced half a dozen of TV spots with distinctly Northwest vibes. Each commercial depicts a little slice-of-life moment

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Business Spotlight: SniffSpot is a tail-wagging side hustle

Jan 30, 2023 | By:

Anyone would enjoy wandering on the trails Paul Spadoni carved out on his family’s 12-acre property off Ray Nash Drive near Rosedale. But few enjoy it more than the Very

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Business Spotlight: New clinic offers 24/7 vet care, specialty services

Jan 09, 2023 | By:

Clinics offering 24/7 emergency vet care on this side of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge are few and far between. Recent changes at Uptown Animal Hospital and the opening of a

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DesMarais retiring after 13 years at helm of Waterfront Alliance

Jan 04, 2023 | By:

For her birthday, a granddaughter gave Mary DesMarais a “My Grandma is …” card. The 7-year-old granddaughter wrote out answers to questions about what her grandmother does and doesn’t like. 

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Inside Gig Harbor Real Estate: Do staged homes really sell for more?

Jan 04, 2023 | By: Paige Schulte

Where do buyers see your home first? ONLINE! Currently the market has tipped to favor buyers. There are more options for them to buy (110 homes in Gig Harbor and

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Gig Harbor Now hires Jenny Wellman as first executive director

Dec 27, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor Now recently hired Jenny Wellman as its first executive director. Wellman previously served as treasurer of Gig Harbor Now’s board of directors. She will step down from the

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Business Spotlight: Patterson’s Market facing eviction

Dec 19, 2022 | By:

Clipped to a strawberry box and sandwiched between bags of mistletoe and the cash register hangs a legal document with a handwritten message. “We are being evicted”, “Landlords shutting us

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Spirits of the Season at Heritage Distilling

Dec 08, 2022 | By:

Editor’s note: Danielle Kartes’ appearance was canceled due to illness. The Sugar Plum Fairy has arrived in the harbor, in cocktail form. She’s pink, sweet, and bright like the splendor

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Become a founding member of our Leadership Circle

Dec 08, 2022 | By:

There is still time to become a founding member of Gig Harbor Now’s Leadership Circle. What is the Leadership Circle? It is our most impactful donation program. Donate by the

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