University Place

sweeping views of the puget sound, parks with rolling hills and coveted suburban living

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Where to stay, what to do, etc.
When talking about University Place, you may be tempted to refer to it as a quiet, waterfront neighborhood of Tacoma. You might also be tempted to call it sleepy, or maybe wave your hand dismissively when a friend asks, ‘what's there to do in UP?' because you're pretty sure there's never anything to do in UP. But the truth is, University Place is anything but sleepy nowadays, and there's quite a bit to do in the area if you know where to look ...  READ MORE

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"University Place & Fircrest"

​​​​​​Despite it's proximity to nearby cities of Tacoma and Gig Harbor, University Place has it's own "flavor" and "vibe" when it comes to city living. Watch the video to see what it's like to explore and live in University Place. We think you'll see you'll like what you see  ... 

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Gracious Grassi's

by Steph DeRosa

Do you ever wish you could go back to your childhood and get a "do-over"? 
When I replay past events in my head, I often feel both regret and pride in the same emotion.  I am proud that seventh-grade Stephanie punched eighth-grade bully Heather in the stomach at the bus stop after school, yet regretful that I ran home in fright afterward.  Maybe ... just maybe ... I could've finished the fight ...  READ MORE
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