Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Get ready for your Loud & Local weekend

This week has FLOWN by, and that means you have a few solid nights of local ROCK to look forward to! Behold your Loud & Local weekend forecast... Friday night, you should head to the Central Saloon in Seattle to see my FAVORITE local ska band play at Skatoberfest III . I'm a little biased,...
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Sneak Peek: 5 sips you might sample at Bourbon & Bacon Fest

Powered by StickerYou.com. The countdown is ON, Rockaholics! On Saturday October 27th, Bourbon & Bacon Fest lands in Tacoma, bringing the most incredible bourbons from the area and beyond to our south end friends. Here's a peek at some of the heavy hitters we might be sampling together. 1. High...
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Join our friend Emily for Seattle's Out of the Darkness Walk

KISW is part of a cluster of Seattle radio stations, and last year one of our sister stations welcomed a new morning host named Emily Raines, all the way from The Peach State. Since I work nights at The Rock and Emily works mornings at Seattle Wolf, our paths only cross a few times a month, but one...
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3 perfect fall hikes to take this weekend

Powered by StickerYou.com. The weekend forecast looks MARVELOUS with conditions that beckon me to hit the trails! Leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, making this time of year the most beautiful season in the PNW. Here are a few hikes you might consider taking! 1. Maple Pass -...
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Visit Whoville in British Columbia this Christmas

Powered by StickerYou.com Although most of us still haven't figured out our Halloween costumes, it's time to start planning your visit to Whoville for the holidays - yes, THE Whoville! The town of Harrison, British Columbia is probably best known for its hot springs, but starting November 24th, the...
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These 5 songs will gear you up for Bourbon & Bacon Fest

With Bourbon and Bacon Fest in Tacoma just WEEKS away, we’re getting all sorts of excited at KISW. Buy your Bourbon & Bacon Fest Tacoma tickets now! First off, this just FEELS like a Rockaholic’s event, because there are SO many great songs you can pair with bourbon! Here’s a Bourbon and Bacon...
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This is why you should adopt a new furry friend this weekend

Though it's no fault of their own, senior dogs and cats are often overlooked at animal shelters when all they want is a second chance at a life filled with love. The Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce County will be having a HUGE adoption event on Saturday October 6th! Thanks to a generous grant...
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Get a peek inside London's new Ziggy Stardust bar

I haven't traveled much in my 33 years, but after learning that bar inspired by David Bowie has opened in London, I may need to book a trip to visit Ziggy's in person. Back in 1973, David Bowie retired his Ziggy Stardust persona following a show in London, and the afterparty is still talked about...
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Every Motörhead fan will want this Lemmy fire pit

Powered by StickerYou.com. It's the perfect time of year for backyard fires with friends, and after checking out the work of Sjaak Klein Heerenbrink, I think I may need to invest in some custom heavy metal... Sjaak lives in the Netherlands and takes metal all the way up to 11 with his Kustom Fire...
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Brats, beer, bands, booths & more at Everett Sausage Fest!

I work with a LOT of guys at KISW, so it should come as no surprise that I love a good sausage fest! For more than 40 years, Everett Sausage Fest has been bringing friends and family together for a few days of community fun in Snohomish County. On September 28th, 29th and 30th, slip into your...
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