Glass and class

Discover Tacoma's beautiful side

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Stadium-Seminary walk. WHAT: Historic district of more than 400 homes and the heaven-storming French château-like Stadium High School, built in 1891 and currently undergoing renovation. WHERE: District is bounded by N. First St., N. I St., N. 10th St., and Commencement Bay. Stadium High School, 111 N. E St. (entrance on Stadium Way near N. First St.).

SHOP:

Contemporary glass art. WHAT: From colorful $16 paperweights to stunning $9,000 abstract sculptures. WHEN: Wed-Sun. WHERE: Vetri International Glass (253/383- 3692) and William Traver Gallery (253/383-3685) are both in the renovated Albers Mill cereal factory, 1821 E. Dock St., next door to the Museum of Glass.

EAT:

Ravenous. WHAT: Vividly spicy seafood penne at a funky bistro and wine bar on Antique Row. WHEN: Lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Tue-Sat, brunch Sun. HOW MUCH: $$. WHERE: 785 Broadway; 253/572-6374. ― Lawrence W. Cheek

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