On this week’s show, the guys say good bye to longtime friend of the podcast Andrew Hansen. Andrew was the owner and creator of Tacoma Ghost Tours and recently, unexpectedly, passed away. He was a key member of Tacoma’s tour scene, the first and longest running paranormal guided walking tour of Tacoma, an amazing member of the community, and will be missed greatly.
They also give a shout out to Dustuy’s Hideaway, a Bar/Restaurant on McKinley Hill in Tacoma. They offer great food & drinks and are open to all ages until 9 PM. As of today, they are open for phone in orders, in addition to DoorDash, and UberEats delivery.
00:30 – Justin shares how listeners can support the local business in their community during COVID-19, things that have been going on since their last recording, and they talk about local business and school closures to help prevent the spread. Justin shares him encouraging friends to get out to support the local restaurants, he shares the news of the passing of Andrew that ran Tacoma Ghost Tours, and Scott reflects on him visiting the show. He talks about always seeing Andrew around town, Justin talks about his encounters with ghosts, and they comment on how Andrew always played the skeptic on the tours.
13:36 – They take a step back in time and share Scott and Brogan’s ghost hunt adventures at Brandy’s Attic in Tacoma, and Jason the owner of Brandy’s Attic shares the name and personalities of the ghosts at the store. He tells the story of the medium that came to the store helping him communicate with one of them, he shows them around the building explaining different interactions he has had with ghosts in the store, and Andrew attempts to call the ghosts out.
27:04 – Justin and Scott give their mutual called shot to Dusty’s Hideaway, Justin shares the hours of the place, and they comment on what they ate there. He shares being stoked about the drinks there, which included the screwball he enjoyed that was served in a boot, Scott discusses what he loved about the place, and they talk about their newest Patrons. Justin reads off GCP reviews in his radio voice and shares how listeners can give props to the show.
39:47 – They talk about the impact the virus is having on the service industry, how we in our community can look out for them, and gives a shout out to This Week in Seattle Rock Podcast. Justin plays the song Grown Up by a local Tacoma band Hiltop Rats, he shares his love of concerts in small venues, and they talk about the craziness that’s been going on at the local grocery stores. He close out by talking on next weeks memorial podcast.Support The Grit City Podcast